SAP Watch:

November, 2010

November 24, 2010  9:04 PM

Week four: And the winner is…Oracle

Todd Morrison Todd Morrison Profile: Todd Morrison

So, after three weeks of testimony, SAP vs. Oracle has ended with a whopping $1.3 billion verdict for Oracle, which is a lot closer to its original demand of $1.7 billion than some thought was possible, and way, way...

November 20, 2010  4:25 AM

Latest in SAP vs. Oracle — McDermott: ‘I am sorry’

Todd Morrison Todd Morrison Profile: Todd Morrison

Maybe it's because nobody seems to apologize for anything anymore in a court of law, but I have to admit I was a bit surprised to hear that SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott apologized to Oracle in such unequivocal terms when he took the stand on Monday, as the trial began its third week.  Whether it...

November 18, 2010  8:43 PM

Users share strategies for ensuring an SAP project doesn’t fail

CourtneyBjorlin Courtney Bjorlin Profile: CourtneyBjorlin

There certainly has been a lot in the trade press over the past couple of weeks about SAP project failures. Michael Krigsman, who has come to be known as the authority on these matters, provides an excellent analysis of

November 12, 2010  8:49 PM

Week two: Blow darts, $500 million, and still no Leo

Todd Morrison Todd Morrison Profile: Todd Morrison

What happened to Larry Ellison? This week Oracle CEO Larry Ellison took the stand to testify in his company's lawsuit against SAP, and many expected the same outspoken Ellison who brought the lawsuit to begin with.  For whatever reason, it didn't quite turn out that way. As John Paczowski at...

November 7, 2010  11:41 PM

SAP and the private cloud

CourtneyBjorlin Courtney Bjorlin Profile: CourtneyBjorlin

Are you interested in the private cloud? It was a question I asked a few users while I was at the recent TechEd conference in Las Vegas. Keep in mind, these are the guys who like to...

November 5, 2010  6:26 PM

And we’re off

Todd Morrison Todd Morrison Profile: Todd Morrison

Since opening arguments in the intellectual property trial involving SAP and Oracle didn't begin until Tuesday, and the court was in recess on Wednesday, some of the most interest revelations have yet to come. No doubt everyone wishes they could be there in the courtroom on Monday when

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