Episode 5 of monthly column “Guide to the SAP Ecosystem” published by E-3.

Episode: (I) Overview (II) History of growth (III) How to start? (IV) Business Model Design (V) Value Proposition Design The column is based on the book “Profit from the SAP Ecosystem” by Ralf Meyer and combines startup methodologies with proven SAP ecosystem best practices. Based on the experience from more than 50 SAP partner companies,… READ MORE »

Synomic Ecosystem Research read by 100 researchers

Our Profit from Software Ecosystems book was read by 100+ researchers at Attend the European Workshop on Software Ecosystem (EWSECO) for further inside on our sofware industry research activities where Science (leading European universities + researchers) meets Business (local + global software companies).  

Global Entrepreneurship Index 2017 – Why we need Ecosystem Research?

The Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute in Washington, D.C., USA published the Global Entrepreneurship Index 2017  The 89 pages study gives  inside on: Why does entrepreneurship matter? Entrepreneurs improve economies and people’s lives by creating jobs, developing new solutions to problems, creating technology that improves efficiency, and exchanging ideas globally.   What is the Global… READ MORE »

How to define your SAP ecosystem strategy – new 2 minute explaining video

Digital transformation does not exclude SAP partners! Watch this short video to learn how to define a winning SAP ecosystem strategy by combining Silicon Valley methodologies such as business & value proposition design with SAP community best practices like e.g. iterative process play books. More information

EWSECO 2017 – Best Pressentation Award Winners

Winner of the Best Presentation Award 2017 at the European Workshop on Software Ecosystems ( are: Alexander Eck and Benjamin Spottke from Deloitte Digital on: “Fake it till you make it: how to bootstrap an ecosystem before your company is ready for it”. Peter Buxman (TU-Darmstadt) from the EWSECO program committee and the happy winner.

IA4SP Zukunftswerkstatt 17.5.2018 in Heppenheim

Unter dem Motto: Digitalisierungsstrategie der SAP  findet am 17. Mai 2018 die zweite IA4SP Zukunftswerkstatt in Heppenheim statt. Was bedeutet die SAP-Digitalisierungsstrategie für die Partnerunternehmen und welche Risiken ergeben sich daraus? Was können wir tun, um unsere Position im SAP-Ecosystem zu stärken? Welche Chancen ergeben sich aus einer starken Position der SAP-Partner? Wo liegen neue… READ MORE »

European Workshop on Software Ecosystems (EWSECO) in Darmstadt

The 6th EWSECO took place on Nov 23, 2017 for the first time in Darmstadt We once again had very interesting presentations and fruitful discussions between researchers and practitioners. We started with an overview of the “status and development of global and EU Software M&A” by Corum Group, followed by an “analysis of boundary resources… READ MORE »

EWSECO 2017 with Seeburger, Software AG, Synomic and many other = “where science meets business”

Meet us at the 6th European Workshop on Software Ecosystems (EWSECO) Nov 23, 2017 in Darmstadt :-) We will have many cool sesssions including this ones: The European Standard on eInvoicing EN16931 – Applications and Services to implement Directive 2014/55/EU on electronic invoicing by SEEBURGER AG Survival of the smartest: Digitalization of mechanical engineering companies… READ MORE »