Top 10 Articles of the Year

We are a society on the run, so it is no wonder mobility was a major topic this year. Apps and remote worker productivity appear to gaining more and more importance, also for And nine-to-five jobs and fixed workplaces may end up being replaced by more flexible solutions, leading to the question: How will work and leadership look in the future? It appears that readers care about the fast changes in this area, and our focus on HR seems to have hit a nerve.

There is also increasing interest in innovative work methods. Design Thinking is a trend that is here to stay – for SAP, too, as can be seen in its Customer Innovation Centers and AppHaus projects.

First place for Top HR Trends

These topics and more made into our 10 most-read articles of 2013, showing  what readers cared most about most this year. Here, we take a closer look at the list:

Number 1: The Top 7 Trends in HR

Working conditions that better suit the individual, fewer permanent employees in the office, increased communication using social media. Our number-one article of the year describes what issues HR departments will have to get used to.


Number 2: A Guide to SEPA Support Packages

Support packages can help companies adapt their systems to SEPA, the single euro payments area. Erol Bozak, CTO of SAP partner TIS GmbH, gives an overview.


Number 3: EHP 6 for SAP ERP 6.0: Top 10 Functions

Explore the top 10 cross-industry business functions in enhancement package 6 for SAP ERP 6.0 in this overview – and find out how to keep your global business up to speed.


Number 4: Top 5 Apps for March

March’s roundup of helpful mobile apps includes tools to help brush up your knowledge of SAP applications, hold a Web conference with a colleague, and search for files in the cloud.


Number 5: 10 Golden Rules for Design Thinking

As a manager you have targets, deliverables, and time lines. But you also need to leave your team space to be innovative. In at number five, this list provides guidance on how to lead a design thinking team.


Number 6: SAP Road Map for Human Resources

Employee Central from SuccessFactors offers a cloud-based HR core system. Ralf Wagner, Head of Solution Management HCM at SAP AG, discusses the choices HR decision makers face with on-premise and cloud solutions.


Number 7: Design Thinking in Action

Design thinking is a new approach to solving problems. At SAP, it is changing the way developers build software. But what do they really think about it? And how does it work? We take a closer look.


Number 8: Graduates with SAP Certification

A saving of four to six weeks on training graduate recruits: this was SAP’s promise to prospective employers when it introduced the SAP Student Academy in mid-June.


Number 9: Six Tips for Remote Worker Productivity

To telecommute or not to telecommute? That is no longer the question. Employees need the right tools to succeed in a hyper-connected, global business world. With the right policies and technologies, companies can help remote workers become more productive. Here are six tips to help.


Number 10: The Top Apps for July 2013

Save digital passwords, check what private data apps actually pass on, and get to grips with SAP terminology: our apps for July 2013 come in at number 10 of our most-read articles of the year.



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