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Jun. 2, 2010 SDF Volunteers At SAP

On June 2, 2010 in Palo Alto at SAP, SDForum volunteers and staff got an inside look at SAP views on future technology trends.

David Cruickshank , Director, Co-innovation Lab Palo Alto presented “Global Ecosystem and Partner Group Overview of SAP’s Global Co-Innovation Lab Network-leveraging the Ecosystem to accelerate innovation.” SAP technology touches over half of the world’s GDP in one way or another. They want to reach everyone everywhere.

Sanjay Poonen, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Business User & LoB (Lines of Business) Solutions presented “Overview of how SAP’s analytical software solutions are transforming the way businesses run.” It is now possible to track every transaction and analyze it in real time.

Richard Probst, VP, Infrastructure Technology Strategy in the Technology and Innovation Platform group presented “Overview of SAP’s technology strategy, envisioning what enterprise software must look like in a world, that is mobile, on-demand and in-memory.” Probst tracked the historical trend from mainframes to client server to internet to enterprise 2.0.

Scott Bolick, VP Sustainability. Presented “Highlight SAP’s emerging solutions, including SAP Carbon Impact and Green Rewards.” They are moving to power their equipment and buildings to direct current solar this summer. He demonstrated SAP applications running on an Apple iPad.

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