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Take of with JetBlue
JetBlue's Financial Planning Takes Off

Expansion and growth has always been a primary concern for JetBlue Airways. The company’s legacy financial reporting system, however, struggled to keep up with the airline’s forecasting demand. See how SAP Business Planning and Consolidation powered by SAP HANA helped JetBlue increase visibility into reporting, improve decision making, and create more ... MORE »

The boardroom of the future
SAPPHIRE’s Hidden Gem: The Boardroom of the Future

The recent advancements in cloud computing and Internet of Things technologies, coupled with the increasing pace of business and the constant need to innovate, has emphasized the need for improved real-time analytical tools at the board level. It’s no longer enough for data scientists and engineers to maintain control over ... MORE »

Melissa Kikizas S.A.
Melissa Kikizas S.A. Enters a New Era of IT

A growing Greek pasta producer with international distribution, Melissa Kikizas S.A. sought a solution to integrate and support its operations across 22 warehouses. Discover how SAP ERP together with a private cloud hosted by IBM was the vehicle for Melissa to enter a new century of IT and software that ... MORE »

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Transforming Data into Actionable Business Information

By Jacques Adriaansen, Every Angle

Jacques Adriaansen of Every Angle examines why self-service business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming so important for business users in modern organizations who need to make rapid, strategic decisions that can make or break a business. Learn how Every Angle helps businesses arrive at analysis of SAP data without the intervention of IT.


Become a Leader in the Consulting Business and Drive Your Clients to Success

By Winni Hesel

Winni Hesel, Enowa partner, sheds light on his background and provides advice for how to launch a successful career as an SAP consultant in this Q&A. Hesel, with more than 20 years as an SAP consultant, discusses how he developed an expertise in SAP Solution Manager and offers some tricks of the trade, including how to stay in front of the latest SAP technologies.


SAP S/4HANA and the End of the Database

By Joshua Greenbaum

Analyst Joshua Greenbaum examines the implications behind SAP’s launch of SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA), in particular the ramifications for basing this next-generation suite on a single database – SAP HANA – rather than the open database model used for SAP R/3.