WALLDORF, Germany, Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced new products and services that empower citizen and professional developers alike to accelerate digital transformation. The pandemic spotlighted talent as a key challenge for organizations around the world. "The worldwide shortage of full-time developers will increase from 1.4 million in 2021 to 4.0 million in 2025," according to IDC.* SAP's announcements tackle the talent gap with new tools, integrations, embedded AI and learning programs to help both employees and applicants build new skills for the cloud-first era. The announcements were made at SAP® TechEd, SAP's global developer conference, taking place online Nov. 16–18, 2021.
"For our customers and partners all over the world, the future is in the cloud," said Juergen Mueller, CTO and Member of the Executive Board at SAP SE. "Accessing the right talent, skills and capabilities for this journey can be a challenge. SAP's announcements not only empower citizen developers but also support professional developers in their continuous learning efforts so customers can innovate today and continue building the foundation for success tomorrow."
Everyone Can Be a Developer SAP announced a unified low-code/no-code development experience on SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) that lets both professional and citizen developers create new applications, enhance existing ones and automate complex tasks. By adding no-code development and automation with the SAP AppGyver® development environment, enhancing low-code development with SAP Business Application Studio, and offering a preview of the SAP Process Automation solution, SAP provides new ways for customers to do more by drawing on technology talent throughout their organizations, whether in or out of traditional IT departments.
DHL, a global leader in the logistics industry, uses SAP AppGyver to digitalize processes and streamline employee operations for fleet management. "With SAP AppGyver, we created a mobile app on iOS and Android to better manage damage reports for our trailer fleet across Europe," said Ilari Aarikka, Director, Trailer Pool & Fleet, DHL. "The app helped us to increase the reliability of reporting while making inspections more convenient for employees in the field."
Embedded AI Offerings Across the Portfolio SAP expanded embedded artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities that make it easier for developers and customers to harness AI and boost productivity. New features in the SAP Conversational AI service simplify building and monitoring chatbots to automate tasks and workflows. SAP is expected to launch Personalized Recommendation service, a novel neural network-based recommendation engine that delivers highly personalized recommendations across a wide range of business scenarios. And many SAP products and services now use the power of AI to, for example, automate intercompany document matching, recommend actions in workflows, extract and process data from business documents, or provide learning recommendations.
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*Source: "Quantifying the Worldwide Shortage of Full-Time Developers," Doc # US48223621, IDC, September 2021.
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