Jeff Word

Jeff Word

Dr. Jeff Word
VP Product Strategy, Database & Technology

Jeffrey Word, Ph.D., the Vice President of Product Strategy, Database & Technology, SAP SE. He is responsible for creating and communicating thought leadership on SAP's In-Memory database strategy globally. Over the last 15 years at SAP, he has driven multiple topics in technology strategy and corporate innovation projects. He’s the author or co-author of 6 best-selling SAP-related books: Business Process Integration with SAP ERP (2013) , SAP HANA Essentials (1st ed-5th ed, 2014) Integrated Business Processes with ERP Systems (2011), Essentials of Business Processes and Information Systems (2009), Business Network Transformation: Strategies to Reconfigure Your Business Relationships for Competitive Advantage (2009) and SAP NetWeaver for Dummies (2004). Dr. Word earned his PhD in Information Systems & Strategy at the University of Manchester in England. His research focus is on event-driven process design and next-generation enterprise architecture. He also earned an MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA in European Studies/Spanish from the University of Oklahoma.

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HANA Effect Episode 11 – HANA Drives Top and Bottom-line Value at Cisco

Posted by Jeff Word on April 2, 2015

Dileep Moturi, IT Project Manager, shares how Cisco has used HANA to provide real-time sales reporting and drive top and bottom-line value.   [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/198440132″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]…

HANA Effect Podcast #9: Bloomin’ Brands is Cookin’ Up Innovation with HANA

Posted by Jeff Word on March 19, 2015

James Williams, Manager DBA & SAP Basis at Bloomin’ Brands, explains how real-time planning and consolidation has Bloomin’ Brands cookin’ up innovation.   [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/196166276″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]   We hope…