The authors of »Business as Unusual with SAP«

Peter Maier

Peter Maier is the president of the Industries and Customer Advisory group at SAP. In this capacity, he is responsible for the SAP business with customers in their industries, making SAP and partner products relevant for them.

Thomas Saueressig

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Thomas Saueressig is a member of the SAP board and leads SAP Product Engineering with global responsibility for all business software applications. This includes all functional areas from product strategy and management to product development and innovation, as well as product delivery and support. He is responsible for a portfolio that includes the SAP S/4HANA suite, SAP Digital Supply Chain, SME, SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, and industry solutions. Thomas is in charge of all development cross-functions at SAP, comprising the global SAP Labs Network, SAP Enterprise Adoption, Globalization Services, and SAP User Experience, as well as the overall quality of SAP software products ensuring a consistent level of scalability, reliability, performance, security, and data protection across all solutions for SAP’s customers.

Vinnie Mirchandani

Vinnie Mirchandani, president of the technology advisor firm Deal Architect Inc, has been called the “King of Wow" for his keen eye for technology-enabled innovation. His blog, “New Florence, New Renaissance,” has catalogued more than 5,000 posts on innovative products, projects, and people in work, life, and play. His books, Silicon Collar, The New Technology Elite, The New Polymath, and The Digital Enterprise (written for Karl Heinz Streibich) have been widely praised as an "innovation firehoses." His other books, SAP Nation and SAP Nation 2.0, are more investigative but carry his trademark style, which is case study heavy. His books draw on the breadth of his blogs, extensive research, and a global perspective from his travels to over 50 countries.
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    SAP S/4HANA Architecture

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    SAP S/4HANA Cloud
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    Thomas Saueressig, Jan Gilg, Uwe Grigoleit, Arpan Shah, Almer Podbicanin, Marcus Homann

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    SAP S/4HANA Cloud has a lot to offer—so see what’s possible! Explore core functionality like finance, logistics, and reporting with embedded analytics. Learn how SAP S/4HANA Cloud impacts your users and how it can be extended, integrated, and adopted by More about the book

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