Mobile Sessions From SAP TechEd I Plan To Watch-Virtually »

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I made it to my first SAP TechEd conference last year. Not this year, which is a pity, since there are over 100 sessions related to mobile. I may not be able to make to the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center, but I still plan to attend TechEd virtually, watching sessions and talks viaSAP’s broadcast platform. Sessions begin at [...]

University Deploying Thousands of Windows 8 Tablets Is Smart Tactics, Flawed Strategy »

(August 15, 2012: Seton Hall’s CIO counters my argument. Read his letter here.) Twenty miles from Manhattan, New Jersey’s Seton Hall University is offering about 2,500 students, including all incoming freshmen and junior students, the choice of either a Samsung Series 7 tablet or Samsung Series 5 ultrabook running Windows 8 Release Preview version, as well as Nokia [...]

What Do Developers And Influencers Think About The New SAP Mobile Developer Program? »

SAP has lowered formerly-forbidding barriers for mobile developers to build within its ecosystem. Here’s the announcement from Monday. It boils down to four things: 1) A free 30-day trial to SAP’s lauded mobile app development platform, SUP, and the market-leading SAP ERP application; 2) Access to the above software, including a downloadable SDK, via the Amazon Web [...]

What Happens to Syclo After Its Acquisition By SAP? »

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If your company suddenly had two products that owned highly-coveted Leader rankings in the same Gartner Magic Quadrant, would you kill one of them? Or would you celebrate your good fortune by trying to accommodate and integrate the two?

SAP Taking Action to Ensure No Mobile Developer Left Behind »

The Sybase Unwired Platform has generated a fair amount of interest this past year from enterprise developers. But to be honest, there’s been frustration, too.