In coup for German software giant SAP, the company today announced a tripartite collaboration with consultancies Accenture, Capgemini and Deloitte that seeks to drive greater uptake of the company’s latest enterprise resource planning (ERP) cloud platform, SAP S/4 HANA.
SAP describes the software as the “nerve centre” of the businesses that adopt it. SAP S/4 Hana connects processes, provides live data insights and allows users to gain improved business visibility. The aim is to streamline and scale IT operations (it offers on premises or cloud-based versions).
So What’s Happening?
The collaboration with Accenture will see the two co-develop and jointly go to market with a solution running on SAP S/4HANA Cloud for the oil and gas industry. The public cloud services tool aims to to help oil and gas companies significantly cut operational costs and open new revenue opportunities.
The collaboration with Capgemini meanwhile will be aimed at accelerating a long-term co-development and co-innovation road map for SAP S/4HANA Cloud in discrete manufacturing industries. The initial focus will be on the automotive segment, with a focus on the Industrial Internet of Things, smart automation, machine learning and digital twins.