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Germany: Software developer SAP offers app for refugees to facilitate registration

The app would be free of charge to migrants and authorities, and the company was in talks with German authorities to see if they could use it, said SAP's Stefan Ries. In an interview with the daily "Die Tageszeitung," the company's Chief Human Resources Officer added that no one had signed up so far. According to Ries the app will be ready to for use at the end of this month...The app - to be provided free of charge by SAP - would allow migrants to fill in personal data, details of any relatives in Germany, education and work experience while still on the road, Ries said. German officials would be able to access registration forms from databases, allowing them to keep track of the refugees and monitor who is still in the country.SAP also claimed the app would offer real-time information on the current capacity of Germany's refugee centers, as well as information on the country's education and healthcare systems...

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