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Beyond the Mid-market – SAP Bets the Future on Business ByDesign

Positioned as a product for midsize companies with 100-500employees, Business ByDesign (formerly referred to as A1S) is much more than that. It is clearly the next-generation, "bet-thecompany"product for SAP. Can SAP deliver? In a related note, -  "SAP Business ByDesign BETA Customer Interview", we got a first hand interview with one of the early SAP BBD BETA accounts. To see the full content of this Research Note, please CLICK HERE.

SAP Business ByDesign Beta Customer Interview

In the wake of the hype and commentary on SAP’s mid-market product announcement on September 19, 2007 (See MGI Research report “Beyond the MidMarket – SAP Bets the Future on Business ByDesign” for our analysis), we’ve begun interviews with SAP’s beta customers. Here’s what the Fesnak & Associates’  partner in charge of the SAP BBD project had to say about their experience so far. To see the full content of this Research Note, please CLICK HERE.

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