Hybris Labs contributes to SAP Next-Gen in NYC

The SAP Next-Gen program is an innovation platform for the SAP ecosystem enabling companies, partners and universities to connect and innovate with purpose linked to the UN Global Goals. In partnership with the Hasso Plattner Institute SAP Next-Gen recently opened  its doors on the 48th floor of SAP’s new offices at Hudson Yards in New York City. Hybris Labs had the honour to contribute five prototypes to their innovation hub. Continue reading

Fun with Alexa & Hybris as a Service: yalexa

It’s a shame I’ve not written earlier about this. We’ve got Amazon’s Alexa and also Google Home available at Hybris Labs in Munich, but I’ve had so much other things going on, that I just could not concentrate a lot on this. Today,  I finally had a few hours play a bit more with Amazon’s Alexa. While I need to do more with Google Home, I’ve tried both to some degree now. I find the overall programming and configuration simpler, although Amazon is also trying to totally lock you in of course with the Lambda functions on EC2 – but you have a choice and my choice was to use my own Cloudfoundry based backend and YaaS APIs to implement the business logic. Continue reading