IoT for Business isn’t just about efficiency; it can create entirely new opportunities for enterprises

IoT for Business is in phase one of its’ development but phase two and three are waiting in the wings and will enable organisations to transform themselves and achieve a new level of efficiency. They’ll potentially be able to enter new markets, Michael Lynch, the global co-lead of Internet of Things at SAP, tells George

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SAP launches two enterprise applications supporting Vuzix’ M100 smart glasses

Vuzix® Corporation, has announced that SAP has released two new applications for Vuzix’ M100 Smart Glasses for the enterprise markets. The new augmented reality (AR) applications, SAP® AR Warehouse Picker and the SAP® AR Service Technician, help simplify and improve the user experience and work processes by offering a hands-free working experience. Vuzix has been

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Are connected devices a risky business for energy providers?

Increasingly, smart devices are being connected to smart meters and other microchip-bearing pieces of energy-related apparatus. With smart home platforms such as British Gas’ Hive, German tado and Google’s Nest gaining market share, energy companies have access to valuable customer data while consumers can monitor, control and reduce energy consumption.

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Analysts find wearable tech market is held back by poor business models and need for fashion collaboration

London, UK. July 9, 2014. Wearable technology connected by the Internet of Things (IoT) may be grabbing headlines but it will fail to achieve its full potential until the developers and marketers conquer some major challenges.

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How is SAP helping it’s customers exploit the IoT

Suresh Babu, Senior Director of Strategy at SAP, talks about which industries will see instant return from investing in IoT projects.

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SAP survey shows Big Data gives customer insight and real-time offers for new CSP revenues

March 10, 2014 — SAP has revealed highlights from its surveys at Mobile World Congress of mobile commerce and communication service providers (CSPs). The first of these surveys shows Big Data-driven Customer Insight, and the second underlines the pace of change in telecoms.

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Ericsson and SAP announce new Cloud-based M2M solutions 'to enhance enterprise efficiency'

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain. February 25, 2013 – To meet the growing demand for machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, Ericsson and SAP AG have agreed to jointly market and sell cloud-based, M2M solutions and services to enterprises via operators around the globe.

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Telcos well placed to lead cross-industry enterprises through business model transformation challenges

Service monetisation is neither industry-agnostic nor exclusive to services-centric businesses. Existing industries with service-centric business models (e.g. telecom) and those who are moving to service monetisation from a product-centric world (media, high-tech etc.) are equally poised to benefit from this growing trend.

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Kony buys Australia's Sky Technologies to offer SAP customers 'complete' end-to-end enterprise mobility

Orlando, Florida, USA. August 21, 2012 – As part of its ongoing strategy to simplify enterprise mobility, Kony Solutions, Inc., today announced it will acquire Sky Technologies, an SAP-certified mobility solutions provider based in Melbourne, Australia.

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The consume-to-cash team at SAP, recently launched an all new machine-to-machine (M2M) thought leadership center

The consume-to-cash team at SAP, recently launched an all new machine-to-machine (M2M) thought leadership center in partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The site features research and opinion from SAP, the EIU and other partners exploring successful M2M business models and scenarios.

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SAP launches a new machine-to-machine (M2M) resource centre

SAP has launched a new machine-to-machine (M2M) resource centre in partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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Deutsche Telekom extends its SaaS portfolio to include SAP for Utilities

Bonn, Germany. 28 September, 2011 — Deutsche Telekom has extended its Software as a Service (SaaS) portfolio to include the SAP system, ‘SAP for Utilities’. Energy providers, the housing sector, and meter operators can now lease hardware and software for all processes at a fixed monthly price per meter

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