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SAP Employees Donate $50,000 to STEM-Focused Non-Profits

Promoting education and developing STEM skills among youth is a key focus for SAP workers!
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More than 8,000 votes decided how funds from SAP would go to local non-profits.

SAP Improves Cancer Treatment with New Collaboration

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SAP is teaming with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to develop CancerLinQ, a big data solution that will transform care for cancer patients. The collaboration brings data and expertise from ASCO, a non-profit physician group with over 35,000 members worldwide, onto SAP HANA.   CancerLinQ will give doctors new insights in seconds when they are deciding on personalized treatment plans with patients.

Watch the video to learn more here: http://www.sap-tv.com/video/#/35970

 

Next-Gen ERP: Managing … and Saving the Panda Bears?

By Thomas Odenwald, Senior Vice President of Sustainability at SAP
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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an impressive concept. It covers everything from business operations to corporate governance. It includes streamlining and automating corporations; making all business processes highly efficient, cost-effective and fully automated; all resource use fully planned, controlled and understood.

Truly Smart Cars are Still a Thing of the Future

by Matt Baume
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When you listen to "Marketplace" in your car, your car might be listening back.

Over the past few years, cars have started turning into rolling data centers, loaded with sensors and databases full of insights about us, their human operators. Clever cars make life more convenient and open up new opportunities for businesses, but there's also a downside: Security holes could allow nefarious parties to rummage around in your car's brain or even hijack the wheel.

Civic 50 List Spotlights the Most Community-Minded U.S. Companies for 2014

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Points of Light, an organization dedicated to volunteer service, and its partner Bloomberg have announced their annual Civic 50 list of good corporate citizens. The Civic 50 chooses the 50 most community-minded companies in the U.S. as evaluated in an annual survey. Winners were chosen based on four criteria of community engagement: investment of resources, integration of program with business strategy, institutionalization of support, and measured impact. All U.S. companies with revenues of $1 billion or more were eligible for this year’s list.

Gender Diversity Audit: What Tech Companies are Actually Doing to Fix the Problem

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The SAP write-up in this article talks up Gender Intelligence job posting efforts, LEAP program to target and accelerate the promotion of top female talent, SAP Women’s Business Network, WomenSpark program, partnership with the Anita Borg Institute and the Grace Hopper Conference, and recent events on SAP campus such as the GIRLsmart workshop. 

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The SAP write-up in this article talks up Gender Intelligence job posting efforts, LEAP program to target and accelerate the promotion of top female talent, SAP Women’s Business Network, WomenSpark program, partnership with the Anita Borg Institute and the Grace Hopper Conference, and recent events on SAP campus such as the GIRLsmart workshop. 

Workers with Disabilities: SAP’s Autism at Work Program Cited as Model of Success

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Pick a date, any date in history, and Joe Cintas can tell you, with only a moment’s pause, what day of the week it was.

Diagnosed with autism at age 3, Cintas wields astonishing brain power when it comes to numbers and finding patterns, but, like many with his disability, his talents often have been overlooked in the workplace. Despite having a college degree in environmental studies, he spent the past 14 years pushing carts as a grocery store clerk before finding his niche at SAP, where he makes good money testing medical software for bugs.

Fighting Malaria From The Motorbike

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For years, Marcius Victorino and Marcelo Machado have researched and developed products to fight malaria, jungle fever and pests in agriculture. The breakthrough came in 2010 with a simple, effective, and affordable solution: MOTOFOG.

Hacking the Norm: Girls Like Tech, Too

How SAP Software & Solutions is helping inspire young women to pursue careers in tech.
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By Kate Morgan (Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategic Partnerships for North America, SAP Software & Solutions)

The SAP Palo Alto office transformed into a workspace for 60 middle school girls on a Saturday this fall. Giving up their day off and getting out of their comfort zones, these middle school students were there for a day-long workshop in computer science and technology – Girlsmarts4tech. The hope? To inspire these young women to pursue careers in tech.

SAP Establishes Faculty Fellow at IIMA to Drive Entrepreneurship

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SAP NEWSBYTE, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ —  SAP today announced that as part of its on-going corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives across the country, it will establish an SAP Faculty Fellow at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) to undertake research in the areas of entrepreneurship and social innovation.

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