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IBM and SAP Join Forces to Propel Next-Generation Enterprises with Generative AI

Through the use of generative AI technologies, this strategic alliance aims to enable organisations to set off on their path to becoming next-generation firms.

With the release of their joint vision for the future of their partnership, IBM and SAP SE have introduced new generative AI capabilities and sector-specific cloud solutions meant to help customers unlock commercial value. Through the use of generative AI technologies, this strategic alliance aims to enable organisations to set off on their path to becoming next-generation firms.

Driving Business Innovation with Generative AI

“IBM and SAP’s shared approach to generative AI, built on an open ecosystem, trust, and purpose-built models, will help empower clients to optimize business outcomes,” remarked John Granger, Senior Vice President of IBM Consulting. “Our new Value Generation partnership initiative will enable clients to accelerate the path to innovation, competitive advantage, and become a next-generation enterprise through generative AI.”

Expanding Partnership for Cloud Journey

Scott Russell, Chief Revenue Officer & Executive Board Member, Customer Success of SAP SE, expressed his enthusiasm for expanding the partnership with IBM to assist more customers in accelerating their cloud journey. Russell highlighted the transformative benefits of generative AI for businesses in the cloud, emphasizing the significance of the expanded collaboration in helping joint customers achieve new heights through innovation.

Key Focus Areas of Collaboration

The collaboration between IBM Consulting and SAP aims to accelerate transformation enabled by RISE with SAP, focusing on the following key areas:

Next-Generation AI Business Processes: Exploring opportunities to integrate new generative AI capabilities into SAP’s cloud solutions and applications, enhancing business processes across various industries.

Next-Generation Industry Innovation: Building intelligent industry use cases infused with data-driven insights to drive innovation in sectors such as manufacturing, retail, defense, automotive, and utilities.

Next-Generation Platform Architecture and Customer Adoption Approach: Providing next-generation reference architectures and modernized approaches to customer adoption, leveraging IBM’s expertise in AI and SAP’s Business Technology Platform.

Next-Generation Ecosystem Expansion: Partnering to develop talent through employee network groups, educational programs, and social impact initiatives, while expanding the reach of SAP solutions in the consulting workforce.

“Our new Value Generation partnership initiative will enable clients to accelerate the path to innovation, competitive advantage, and become a next-generation enterprise through generative AI,” said John Granger, Senior Vice President, IBM Consulting.

“This expanded partnership will help more of our joint customers reach new heights by innovating through the cloud, data, and business AI to grow and transform their businesses,” stated Scott Russell, Chief Revenue Officer & Executive Board Member, Customer Success of SAP SE.

Conclusion

The partnership between SAP and IBM is a major advancement in the use of generative AI to spur corporate innovation and open up new avenues for companies. The two businesses want to enable clients to successfully manage the challenges of the digital world and become leaders in their respective fields by merging their specialised knowledge and available resources.

About IBM and SAP

IBM is a global leader in hybrid cloud and AI, providing consulting expertise to clients worldwide. SAP stands at the forefront of enterprise applications and business AI, helping organizations optimize their operations for over 50 years. Together, IBM and SAP are committed to driving innovation, fostering growth, and delivering value to their clients through strategic collaboration and technological advancement.

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Anshika Mathews
Anshika is an Associate Research Analyst working for the AIM Leaders Council. She holds a keen interest in technology and related policy-making and its impact on society. She can be reached at anshika.mathews@aimresearch.co
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