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SAP CEO Bill McDermott Talks Cloud, Being 'Cool'
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10/30/2015 | 5:05:26 PM
Re: SAP and Innovation
This was a very interesting interview. Not often you get 45 minutes alone with somebody in his position. SAP is moving forward with lots of innovation so it will be interesting to watch how the technology morphs in the next year or so.
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10/29/2015 | 3:43:55 PM
SAP and Innovation
"We finished up with something that I've wondered about for a couple of years: How did SAP go from one of the most stodgy of conservative software companies to an organization that has schoolkids eager to line up to use its tech for the coolest sort of student and maker projects?"

I don't think it's fair to call SAP to be a stodgy company. It always had a different path towards innovation. Yes, it did not get into the cloud bandwagon right way, but it also did not lag behind in innovation a great deal. SAP has always focussed on a stable secure platform and then innovated on these premises.


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