In February, SAP released the new version of the ASAP Methodology for Implementation. The methodology introduced the concept of ASAP Business Add-ons, which make implementing SAP solutions faster and more cost efficient. The first ASAP Business Add-ons have just been released; read more in this blog by Ann Rosenberg of SAP.
In 2009, Accenture joined SAP's global Partner-delivered Enterprise Services initiative, with the goal to make SAP's SOA methodology a key element of their SOA practice. See this page for an overview of the business scenarios currently enabled with SOA methodology-compliant services.
As Hosin Min of SAP explains in his new blog, businesses often neglect the willingness of the organizations in the company to execute even the best-laid implementation plans. Hosin introduces Business Prototyping and explains how it addresses these issues.