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Philanthropist and Legendary Co-Founder of SAP Dies at Age 74

Klaus Tschira, who helped found the German software giant, SAP, died on March 31st in Heidelberg, Germany. He is survived by his wife, Gerda, and two sons.

Topics: Blog ERP History of ERP White Paper Klaus Tschira Informational SAP Awareness

Cloud ERP: Two More Execs Leave SAP

We JUST posted a link to an article from May about the departure from SAP of Lars Daalgard, the founder of SuccessFactors, a cloud-based human capital management company acquired by SAP to help move the legacy giant into the SaaS marketplace. He lasted less than a year, and now we hear that two more executives with so-called "cloud DNA" have decided to move on. 
Topics: Blog accounting software SaaS Cloud Computing / SaaS Software Evaluation cloud Software as a service Cloud computing Informational legacy systems SAP Awareness

SAP and the Cloud - Not a Match Made in Heaven

Lars Left

We've blogged a few times about SAP and its relationship with the Cloud. In October, SAP announced it would stop developing it's Business byDesign application, the only true multi-tenant cloud-based accounting product in its line. We saw this as an indication of how the traditional on-premise accounting and ERP software companies were struggling with the Software-as-a-Service trend. Well, here's another indication of this struggle: back in May, Lars Daalgard left the SAP executive board.

Topics: Blog accounting software SaaS Cloud Computing / SaaS Software Evaluation cloud Informational legacy systems SAP Awareness