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SAP updates line-of-business cloud apps

Chris Kanaracus | May 16, 2013
Keep your core ERP intact and add new apps from the cloud, SAP says.

Steel and bearing manufacturer Timken makes major software changes very rarely, said Rob Arbogast director of organizational advancement. But it's now implementing SuccessFactors modules, including talent management, succession planning, core HR and payroll, he said.

Timken will be able to combine that software with its core ERP, which is on-premises, and is also enjoying the rapid rollout of new SuccessFactors features, he added.

"We're going from 30 years of the same system to every three months, something new," he said. "We're very excited."

Sapphire continues through Thursday in Orlando. The company is expected to highlight new developments in its HANA in-memory database on Thursday during a keynote.


 

 

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