Tesla builds its own backend to replace SAP
Control of what I create.
On my terms.
That’s the trend that’s coming across in so many of the new innovations in tech these days.
Customised solutions for my need, is the need of the hour, for If I do not find it, I am going to create it myself.
And yes I will never come back to you ever again.
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A small example which brings this trend to the surface.
Elon Musk did not find SAP to be totally satisfying for running his business backend at Tesla Motors.
So one day he called his CIO, Jay Vijayan and asked him to build it up from scratch. Ground Up.
According to CIO Vijayan, “ The reason: the traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems did not cut it. The company had a vertically integrated operation that required a custom environment”
They did it.
In four months.
Less time than what it takes sometimes to just sign an enterprise deal.
Source: The Wall Street Journal