Jim Goodnight, CEO of software maker SAS, talks about a changing competitive environment, rising medical costs for employees, and the company's succession plans.
FORTUNE -- Software maker SAS gets a lot of love for its laid-back corporate culture (it ranked No. 1 on Fortune's Best Companies to Work For list in both 2010 and 2011). But no amount of on-site massages, car washes and Zumba classes can alleviate the increasing pressure MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jul 15, 2011 9:53 AM ET
Mobile, cloud, memory -- the three foundations of enterprise computing's present and future. SAP's new co-CEOs want to be forceful players in them all.
Editor's note: Welcome back to Big Tech, Fortune's email newsletter covering the digital giants. Now written by Silicon Valley-based Michal Lev-Ram, Big Tech will bring you stories up to twice weekly about enterprise computing's household names and the nimble startups trying to disrupt them. If you're reading MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - May 3, 2011 10:48 AM ET
If Apple's tablet is so great for business, what's holding up the big deployments?
Medtronic bought 4,500 iPads for its sales and marketing teams. Boston Scientific bought 2,000. SAP bought 1,000.
Okay. But where are the rest of the four- and five-figure deployments?
According to Apple (AAPL) COO Tim Cook, 65% of Fortune 500 companies are either testing or deploying iPads. But from the reports we've seen so far -- including the seven MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 9, 2010 10:23 AM ET
In the wake of the Oracle's $1.3 billion legal victory over SAP, the software giant is turning its guns towards another business trying steal away its lucrative customers.
It was clear from the beginning of its recently concluded trial against SAP that Oracle wasn't in it just for the money. It got that, though. A federal jury awarded Oracle $1.3 billion in damages stemming from SAP's (SAP) acknowledged copyright infringement of MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Nov 29, 2010 11:05 AM ET
The iPad has the affection of consumers, but most IT departments aren't rushing to integrate the new Apple tablet -- or any other, for that matter.
Apple's (AAPL) iPad may be at the top of your holiday wish list, but don't go asking your IT department for one.
Why? Tablets are small and lightweight, and they have the computing power to accommodate enterprise-class applications. But they're also expensive, and can't do some MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Nov 22, 2010 12:34 PM ET
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News Corp head Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs are reportedly knee-deep in the Daily, a digital newspaper that combines "tabloid sensibility" with "broadsheet intelligence" and will appear exclusively on tablets like the iPad some time early next MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Nov 22, 2010 6:00 AM ET
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the day's most newsworthy bits below.Facebook topped expectations at their media event yesterday -- they didn't just launch an email service, but a revamped Messaging app that fuses email, SMS, IM and Facebook chat. All communications between two people, regardless of format, MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Nov 16, 2010 6:00 AM ET
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Playing catch up with Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft's leading web-based email clients, Aol MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Nov 15, 2010 6:00 AM ET
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the day's most newsworthy bits below.
Surprise, naysayers! Microsoft posted a record first quarter: $5.41 billion in earnings and $16.2 billion in revenue -- in particular, sales were up 25%. CFO Peter Klein said in a statement that it was an exceptional MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 29, 2010 8:11 AM ET
The latest act between the feuding companies is just as baffling as the preceding ones. What exactly does Larry Ellison have up his sleeve?
"Larry Ellison does everything he does for a reason."
That's what someone who knows Ellison but didn't know his intentions said to me the day the Oracle CEO wrote an inflammatory email to the New York Times, mocking the board of Hewlett-Packard for ousting Mark Hurd as CEO. MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Oct 27, 2010 2:49 PM ET
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