SAP Watch:

May, 2006


May 31, 2006  10:22 AM

SAP Argo enterprise search update

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Project Argo will result in an SAP xApp, a composite application, which leverages the existing back-end search technology SAP call’s TREX, (Text Retrieval and Classification). TREX is an indexing capability within NetWeaver. The Argo application will sit on top of NetWeaver and TREX and it...

May 26, 2006  4:15 PM

SAP Argo Screenshot

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Project Argo is SAP's extension of its enterprise search capabilities. Below is a screenshot of the SAP Developer Network download page for the beta version of Argo. The page was made public, but SAP has since placed it behind a login wall. The DVD is being distributed to a select few Sapphire...


May 23, 2006  4:20 PM

What is Argo? Extension of SAP enterprise search to Google

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During a session at the Sapphire user conference in Orlando, Fla., last week an SAP executive mentioned Argo albeit briefly as a colleague of mine sat quietly in a room full of attendees. SAP executives wouldn’t elaborate about Argo during the conference and during a panel discussion with...


May 20, 2006  11:20 AM

Podcast: TomorrowNow CEO responds to critics of SAP union

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In a broad ranging interview, Andrew Nelson, CEO of SAP subsidiary TomorrowNow, discusses his firm's strategy as it broadens support to include Siebel customers and recent criticism from members of the Quest International User's Group.

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May 18, 2006  10:27 AM

SAP admits role in bouncing NetSuite from Sapphire hotel

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SAP spokesman Bill Wohl confirmed that SAP played a role in getting a NetSuite event ousted from a nearby hotel during the Sapphire and America's SAP User's Group  conferences this week. NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson told reporters invited to a press and analyst cocktail hour that it was...


May 12, 2006  3:34 PM

Updated Learning Guides

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Looking for a comprehensive overview of NetWeaver or Business Intelligence technology for SAP? Then you'll be pleased to know that we just gave our NetWeaver and SAP BI Learning Guides a complete overhaul, adding fresh news stories and even more in-depth tips and insights from some of the...


May 12, 2006  3:20 PM

NetSuite event near SAP Sapphire canceled

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Some NetSuite executives are saying that a press and analyst cocktail hour with NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson may have been quashed through some pressure from SAP executives. Nelson was scheduled to speak Wednesday at The Rosen Centre, a hotel and...


May 10, 2006  10:29 AM

SAP ABAP, IBM WebSphere, RFID skills pay rising

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Employers are paying a premium for SAP ABAP, IBM WebSphere skills Java experts and radio frequency identification technology talent, according to research from Foote Partners LLC.

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May 9, 2006  9:38 AM

SAP, Oracle take back seat in RFID race

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Just about two years ago, SAP was ambitious about the opportunities that abound for the use of radio frequency identification technology. SAP made a splash with its Auto-ID initiative, mostly focused on getting manufacturers and distributors to meet government and retail...


May 8, 2006  12:17 PM

SAP skills versus Oracle skills

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Here's a preview of our podcast due out on Wednesday. David Foote, president of Foote Partners LLC explains that employers are looking beyond certifications when hiring. But when the economy heads south, hiring managers use certifications to justify their hiring. Interesting balance.

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