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SAPPHIRE NOW 2016: It’s a Wrap

SAP’s annual user conference, SAPPHIRE Now, wrapped up last week, and as always it was an invigorating celebration of our customers, partners, new technologies and new ideas. Here’s a quick list of my top six favorite moments of the week in Orlando. Customers. Since SAPPHIRE Now is the largest SAP …

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MWC: Find out what’s trending before you go

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is just days away now – and you may be wondering what to expect this year at the show. First off, MWC will be all about how digital transformation is not only changing how telecommunications companies do business, but it’s changing how everyone does business.  Here’s …

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Mobile Providers Rally to Defend Voice Service Revenue

Mobile network service providers are focused on defending their traditional voice services from new market disruption that threatens to further erode their legacy business model. Armed with new technology and bold plans for more rapid deployment, savvy operators are responding to the incursion. The number of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) …

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The World Connected: ITU Telecom World 2015

Improving people’s lives. Connecting the unconnected. Driving the digital economy. These phrases don’t just describe the mission of SAP. They also describe the mission of the international telecommunications union (ITU), an agency within the United Nations. Founded in 1865, the ITU is charged with allocating global radio spectrum and satellite …

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SAP & Accenture Help Vodafone Simplify Expense Claims

Telcos everywhere are looking to streamline business processes and find innovative solutions to help their operations run more efficiently. By deploying SAP HANA, global telecoms vendor Vodafone has simplified expense claim checking for their worldwide employees base. The result is a streamlined process, massive reduction in errors and fraud, and …

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Connecting the Unconnected: ITU’s Telecom World 2014

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) held its annual conference, Telecom World 2014, in Doha, Qatar from December 7 – 10th.  The ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology.  More than 3,500 attendees from across the world attended, with representatives from carriers, government agencies, NGOs and …

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FQEvent 2645 INV: Fill Customer/Industry Fields in Invoicing Document, current functionality

Functionality In this event it’s possible to change following structures and fields during invoicing process: – Header of invoice posting document     FKKKO_SI – Industry Fields of Posting document header         SI_FKKKOV – Insurance Include Document Header             GSFNR    Business Transaction Number             BELNR    Transfer Document Number             RBART    Legal …

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Just How Big is Big Data for Telcos in 2015 and Beyond?

By Christina Giraud, SAP Telecommunications Telcos around the world are developing a passionate love-(and-hate) relationship with Big Data. The Digital Revolution – and with it Big Data –  is here, it’s big, and telcos are either wholeheartedly tapping into ways to take advantage of this opportunity, or they’re swimming in …

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The battle over mobile banking

Throughout the world, the competition for consumer spending is intensifying – if that’s even possible. One of the latest weapons in this battle is mobile payments in the form of mobile wallets and near-field communication payments. The key players vying for a piece of this opportunity include banks, retailers, Internet …

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SAP @ Mobile World Congress 2013 – Day One

Day one is over and wow…….what craziness.  A new home, new exhibitors, and bigger exhibits than ever.  I might be a little biased but SAP’s booth is really amazing.  Approximately 700 sq mt (that’s 7,500 sq ft for us Americans) and a double decker.  It’s really beautiful and the “Experience …

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