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Timo Leimbach

The SAP Story: Evolution of SAP within the German Software Industry

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The success of the German company SAP and its enterprise software contradicts the widespread assumption of American dominance in the computer software industry. In this combined business and technology history of SAP, the author explores the individuals and ideas behind the concept of standardized, integrated business software and how SAP developed from a small company to a global market leader.

Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEE annals of the history of computing
Pages (from-to)60-76
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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