Public company Software AG is the software pioneer of the connected world. Since 1969, the firm has been helping other companies and organizations in more than 70 countries connect people, businesses, systems and devices through software. In its 300-page annual report, Software AG provides comprehensive information about the fiscal year as well as an editorial section with added value. This section focuses on the socially relevant topics of Connecting Ideas, Connecting Data, Connecting People and Connecting Sustainability – and how Software AG products are key to an unhindered flow of data and smooth collaboration. The publication consists of an interview with the executive board, customer cases and other stories about how Software AG has been shaping the future by connecting people and technology for more than 50 years.