SAP and Microsoft Partner to Provide Generative AI Offerings to Address the Talent Gap

SAP and Microsoft are deepening their long-standing partnership, using the latest in enterprise-ready generative AI innovation to help solve customers’ most fundamental business challenges.

The companies will collaborate on integrating SAP SuccessFactors solutions with Microsoft 365 Copilot and Copilot in Viva Learning, as well as Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI Service to access powerful language models that analyze and generate natural language. The integrations will enable new experiences designed to improve how organizations attract, retain, and skill their people, according to the companies.

“For years, Microsoft and SAP have worked together to help drive their customers’ transformation journeys forward,” said Christian Klein, CEO and member of the Executive Board of SAP SE. “SAP has long embedded AI into our solutions, and we’re very excited about the opportunities generative AI unfolds for our industry and our customers. Today’s announcement is one example of how we are bringing the power of generative AI to business, building on 50 years of trusted innovation for companies worldwide.”

Microsoft and SAP will collaborate to enable SAP customers to benefit from the power of generative AI to attract the most qualified candidates for key roles and generate personalized insights to keep them engaged once on board.

“We have an incredible opportunity to deliver next-generation AI that will unlock productivity growth for every individual, organization and industry, including the human resources function,” said Satya Nadella, chairman and CEO, Microsoft. “We’re building on our long-standing cloud partnership with SAP and bringing together the power of Microsoft 365 Copilot with SAP SuccessFactors solutions to transform how organizations attract and develop their most important resource—their people.”

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