Oxford Economics: SMEs are reinventing business

Small and midsize companies are thinking and acting globally, competing with rivals of all sizes, and investing aggressively in technology. They are reinventing business as we know it – both here and abroad. Recently, Oxford Economics surveyed 2,100 SMEs in 21 countries – and the findings dispel any lingering notions that SMEs are purely local or regional entities, technophobic, or only minor players in international trade.

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Deep dive: Creating differentiation for SMEs
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Adopting a Global SME Mindset

SMEs are not just behaving like multinationals, they’re competing – and winning – against them. See how the right technology, local partnerships, and the ability to drive rapid innovation are key components behind international SME success.

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Transforming into a Stronger Competitor

To compete with global rivals – including larger firms – small and midsize companies must adopt technologies previously out of reach. See how SMEs are using these technologies to fuel business transformation and evolve past the competition.

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The Human Factor: Now Hiring

Talented and skilled workers are prerequisites for growth – but the gap between ability and business need is a challenge for many small and midsize companies. Discover how a culture of innovation can help employees and employers alike.

SMEs: Here’s How to Outpace the Competition

Hear how breakthrough technologies like cloud, mobile, social, and Big Data can help you stay ahead of innovation – and your competitors.

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Thinking Big

USA Today columnist and best-selling author shares ways to build sustainable, high-growth companies – and avoid pitfalls along the way.

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SME Forum Replays from SAPPHIRE NOW

Learn from the small and midsize business experts at SAPPHIRE NOW. Watch replays from our dedicated forum for next-generation businesses.

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Blogs: Learn From SME Experts

Check out our SME blogs to learn all you need to know about SAP software for SMEs – the benefits, challenges, and technology considerations.

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Our Partners: Ecosystem of Experts

We have thousands of partners who serve as local resources to our SME customers – offering extensive product, service, and industry expertise.

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We can help you solve your business challenges. Browse SAP solutions for SME's ›