ASUGNews.com provides independent, unbiased and customer-focused coverage of SAP. We deliver this via a combination of content: in-depth, customer-sourced feature stories on core SAP topics that help ASUG members and SAP customers; incisive opinion and analysis on today’s most critical enterprise software trends via our Tech It Out blog; valuable industry commentary by ASUG members and SAP partners and consultants; and inclusive summaries of the best blog posts and research on SAP strategies gathered from the Web. The team is also responsible for ASUG Research Services and ASUG's social media program.
The ASUGNews team includes Chris Kanaracus, Craig Powers and Tom Wailgum, as well as contributor Courtney Bjorlin.
Prior to joining ASUG as Senior Editor and Senior Research Analyst, Chris spent more than seven years covering the enterprise software industry at IDG News Service, with a particular focus on SAP and other major application vendors. He has nearly 20 years of journalism experience in all, including stints at newspapers in New England and New York. Contact him at email@example.com, and find him on Twitter at @chriskanaracus.
Craig is a numerically oriented journalist who loves to blend data and real-world experience to tell a story. He focuses on the areas of analytics, cloud and small business. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org and check out his Twitter ramblings at @Powers_ASUG.
Tom joined ASUG with 15 years of technology reporting, writing and analysis experience. Today, he is the VP of Media + Communications for ASUG, with overall responsibility for ASUGNews.com, the ASUGNews TV Studio, ASUG Research Services, Social Media, ASUG Executive Exchange and Leadership 2.0. Before coming to ASUG, he was senior editor for CIO.com and CIO magazine, where covered SAP and its customers, consultants and IT partners. Contact him at email@example.com, and find him on Twitter at @twailgum.
Courtney came to ASUGNews with eight years of reporting experience. Today, she is a consultant to ASUG, working on special projects relating to ASUGNews, ASUG keynotes, corporate messaging and marketing for events. Prior to ASUG, she covered SAP and the enterprise applications market for TechTarget as the editor of SearchSAP.com. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org, and find her on Twitter at @cbjorlin.
The Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG®) is an independent organization that facilitates knowledge transfer among the community of SAP and SAP BusinessObjects customers by providing user-driven educational opportunities, professional networking and a forum that provides insight and influence to SAP.
ASUG maintains a unique position within the SAP community through its:
- Combination of highly-focused education tools
- Access to subject matter experts and SAP executives
- Ability to influence SAP products and services
- Personal networking opportunities with SAP professionals
As a result, members from organizations of all sizes have access to resources that can solve their SAP-related business problems more efficiently and cost-effectively, realizing a significant return from their membership. Of course we do much more than that. Why don’t you come in and see for yourself?