Microsoft, SAP Weave Apps and Plan for More

Very good to see these developments evolve. The beta of Mendocino, as the joint developemnt of SAP en Office integration is called, is being shipped this month according to the article. …

As the companies hammer out the 1.0 version of their combined development project to connect mySAP and Microsoft Office, they’re also pounding out the second iteration.

…Expected on the market about a year after the release of Version 1.0—so around July, 2007—2.0 will continue to add scenarios around time management and employee self service. But it will also look to add a line of business scenarios, like CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and SRM (Supplier Relationship Management).

“You can imagine contract management, which today is managed in SRM systems,” said Kevin Fliess, vice president of solution management for emerging solutions at SAP. “So the processes require structured and unstructured information like forms or Word documents with business process logic from SAP…we could imagine doing that through Office, but having the backend system’s process logic come from SAP.” …

[Via eWEEK Technology News]

Peter de Haas
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