The future of europe, economic outlook, impact of new technology on productivty and other issues - by Dr Patrick Dixon for SAP client event
The future of europe, economic outlook, impact of new technology on productivty and other issues - by Dr Patrick Dixon for SAP client event:
These are the slides of the presentation I gave to the 50 top clients of SAP at their Saphire event in Paris which this year attracted many thousands of participants. SAP is of course a prominent success story - and a rare one - involving a European company and a global market. SAP is strong, with a wide range of products designed to improve business integration and performance.
"Future economic outlook for the European Union and impact of new technology on future productivity. SAP event for top 50 clients - joint session with SAP's CEO at Saphire 2006. Reasons why EU productivity grown so slowly compared to US. Can EU catch up and maintain a manufacturing base in the face of severe competition from China and India? Why information technology will play key role. Challenges for business and government "