Infosys Ltd.’s Vishal Sikka says he sees the chance to transform the world with software. First, he may need to transform the Indian outsourcing company that just hired him to be its chief executive officer.
SAP AG will end its dual chief executive officer structure next year, with Bill McDermott becoming sole leader as the largest maker of business-management software battles intensifying competition amid a shift in demand to Internet-based applications.
SAP AG, the largest maker of business-management software, agreed to buy SuccessFactors Inc. for $3.4 billion in cash, stepping up competition with archrival Oracle Corp. in the cloud-computing market.
SAP AG’s then-chief Leo Apotheker told investors in 2009 that the German company’s homegrown technology was “significantly better” than that of Oracle Corp., which had “not done a good job with acquisitions.”
Get-neutral GmbH, a startup company with a mobile phone application displaying carbon footprint information about products that allows users to offset CO2 emissions, is seeking funding to grow across Europe.
SAP AG, the biggest maker of business-management software, forecast operating profit will rise as much as 11 percent this year, helped by demand for its real-time analytics software and mobile applications.