Businesses are facing unprecedented challenges right now. With factories closing all around the globe, supply chains have been dramatically weakened. But procurement operations are proving to be more resilient than most expected. The novel coronavirus is shining a spotlight on a business function often overlooked:…

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When SAP first introduced the idea of the in-memory database SAP HANA in 2010, skeptics dismissed the idea as a “complete fantasy.” Relational databases on premise had been the backbone of enterprise systems, and some questioned whether the in-memory approach could really work when applied…

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Professional coaching is no longer an exclusive perk for select employees, courtesy of Bravely, a cloud-based platform that delivers workplace guidance on demand to more workers. The New York-based startup provides coaching to employees in numerous industries, including professional and financial services, hospitality, retail, and…

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If you think that enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions are just for the big guys, think again. The idea of using ERP software to improve efficiency and productivity to operate more competitively still seems out of reach for some small or midsize businesses (SMBs). But…

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PARIS — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced that SAP.iO Foundry Paris today kicked off its new accelerator program focused on human resources (HR) technology and the future of work. Over the next 12 weeks, SAP will accelerate eight HR technology startups that will revolutionize recruiting,…

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