That all changed when it bought Sybase in 2010. Its integrated business solution was appealing in a post-recession market with a greater desire for packaged services. Financial services was the company's fastest growing sector in 2011; it expects high double-digit growth this year. “Nothing against footwear and apparel,” said Ross Wainwright, SAP's new global head of the financial services industry unit, at a recent press briefing.
Wainwright is keeping a close eye on his portfolio of products.
Bill Murphy, CTO of Blackstone, once again joins the podcast to discuss the private equity firm's new offices, designed to house its innovations team.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails