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Five Minute Briefing - SAP
December 20, 2023

Published in conjunction with the Independent SAP Technical User Group (formerly the International Sybase User Group), this monthly publication contains news, market research, insight for the SAP user community, as well as ISUG-TECH news and information.

News Flashes

As 2024 comes more into focus, JG Chirapurath, chief marketing and solutions officer at SAP, offers his predictions for what's on the horizon including trends in AI and more.

HCLTech, a leading technology company, announced that its digital manufacturing solution for the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry, Base90, has been recognized as an SAP-qualified partner-packaged solution. HCLTech Base90 for A&D production engineering and operations (PEO) leverages SAP software and innovations and helps to accelerate the implementation of SAP S/4HANA, SAP's leading ERP solution that allows companies to perform transactions and analyze business data.

SAP announced it has expanded its integration with financial services company, PayPal, through the creation of a digital payments plug-in for the PayPal Braintree platform built on SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP). According to the company, SAP BTP brings together data and analytics, artificial intelligence, application development, automation, and integration into one unified environment.

SAP.iO announced it has surpassed the 125-mark for AI-powered startup partner solutions in the SAP partner ecosystem. These solutions are fully integrated with SAP and available via SAP Store for immediate adoption by SAP customers. The encompassing solutions range across lines of business and industries, including finance, HR, supply chain, and customer experience.

Think About It

When one hears the term "degenerate dimension," thoughts of teenagers, leather jackets, motorcycles, and petty crime may come to mind. After all, the word "degenerate" is associated with something that is "below normal" or "corrupt." Science tries to rehabilitate degenerate's meaning by using it for a manner of simplification.