SAP unveils ChariTra, an On-Demand Network

By : |October 18, 2011 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: "Technology is a key enabler for bringing about change, which drives positive impact beyond businesses. Taking this thought forward, the SAP Labs team in India developed ChariTra,” said Dr. Vishal Sikka, member of the SAP Executive Board, Technology and Innovation Platform after launching the new on-demand network at SAP TechEd 2011 in Bangalore.

An abbreviation of "charity transformation," [image_library_tag 971/16971, align=”left” width=”180″ height=”121″ title=”ChariTra” alt=”ChariTra” border=”0″ vspace=”5″ hspace=”5″ complete=”complete” complete=”complete” ,default]ChariTra is developed using "design thinking," an approach that views a problem from three key angles: desirability, feasibility and viability, said Sikka.

ChariTra, built on SAP HANA platform is an on-demand network connects volunteers, non-profits  and corporations to work together toward causes and make a difference in their communities.

Addressing to the delegates of SAP TechEd 2011, Sikka said, "An abbreviation of "Charity transformation," ChariTra was designed and released by the SAP Labs team in India within 90 days and demonstrates SAP’s commitment to rapidly build innovative solutions that serve the needs of customers."

He further added that, ChariTra enables non-profits to post their resource needs to a large community of people who want to help make a difference and to mobilize volunteers and resources toward a specific activity.

"Our team’s efforts have created a product that uses technology as an enabler to bring about a social change," said V R Ferose, managing director, SAP  Labs India.

"ChariTra uses  technology innovatively and showcases SAP’s fast approach in completing the product cycle," added Ferose.

For individuals and corporations, ChariTra allows them to easily find causes that they want to support, connect with non-profits and other like-minded individuals, and share their experiences and outcomes with others, he added. 

Initially debuted to the Indian market, ChariTra will soon be launched globally.

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