SAP AG has seemingly crossed a strategy chasm, from a strict, stodgy, Not-Invented-Here (NIH) approach to software development and delivery, to a seemingly quite open approach of broad development alliances, company acquisitions, Internet portals development, and a deep, new relationship with IBM for both technology sharing as well as bolstering IBM Consulting’s support for SAP’s new multiple mySAP.com™ initiatives. 'Collaborative' and 'SAP' were not two words you might have ever seen in the same article. You’re seeing it now.
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need to manage the flow of business information, processes and transactions. In May 2001 - SAP snared former Siebel Systems General Manager Michael S. Park to lead the mySAP CRM efforts, something of a coup and a sign of the strength and scope of SAP''s vision. In July 2001, in something of a coup-de-ett, SAP surprised the enterprise software world by announcing that Baan , long one of its fiercest competitors, was going to embed technology from SAP Portals within the iBaan Portal solution, and that Baan