Thursday, October 29, 2009
"Driven to Perform" Podcast with Jon Reed - EPM, GRC, and the Future of SAP in a SaaS World
Jon Reed is a guru on the subject of SAP implementation skills and runs a great site called Jon Reed on SAP Consulting. He has been deservedly recognized for his contributions by SAP by being nominated as an SAP mentor. We got together to do podcast on a wide variety of subjects, including the motivation and methodology behind Driven to Perform: Risk-Aware Performance Management From Strategy Through Execution, how SAP's EPM and GRC offerings fulfill the vision behind the book, and the skills necessary to implement the products. The conversation then turned to a topic that is hot on everyone's minds: the hype versus reality of SaaS and how SAP is responding to this important trend. You can download the podcast here or go to this page to read a fairly thorough transcript of the discussion that Jon was kind enough to create, which I would encourage anyone interested in these subjects to do. I hope you enjoy it! Let me know your feedback in the comments.