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Welcome to our SAP User Groups Newsflash! It is designed to keep SAP User Groups up-to-date on strategic topics, current knowledge offerings, events and influencing initiatives. The SAP User Group Specific Offerings section is specially dedicated to the current knowledge assets like webinars, hands-on workshops, guides and eBooks.

 

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Your Global SAP User Groups Organization

 

 

In this Issue:

 

 

 

 

Announcements

 

 

 

 

 

1. Extended Innovation Commitment for SAP S/4HANA, Clarity and Choice on SAP Business Suite 7

 

 

 

 

 

2. SAP's Integration Plan in the Cloud

 

 

 

 

SAP User Group Specific Offerings

 

 

 

3. Experience Management eBook - NEW

 

SAP S/4HANA

 

4. SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2002 Release is Generally Available

 

5. Mapping Your Journey to SAP S/4HANA - UPDATED

 

6. Get Started Now with the SAP S/4HANA Adoption Starter Engagement - UPDATED

 

Value of Support

 

7. Update on the Usage of SAP Solution Manager 7.2

 

8. Wondering How to Get an Easy Start with SAP‘s Product Support?

 

9. Enterprise Support Academy

 

Events

 

10. ASUG Mexico SAP S/4HANA Forum Monterrey City

 

11. Localization Day ASUG COLOMBIA 2020

 

openSAP

 

12. New openSAP Courses Available

 

Influencing

 

13. SAP Customer Connection

 

Life at SAP

 

14. Join the SAP Autism Inclusion Pledge: Connect with Untapped Talent

 

 

Announcements

 

 

 

 

1.

Extended Innovation Commitment for SAP S/4HANA, Clarity and Choice on SAP Business Suite 7

 

As a result of collaboration with customers, user groups and partners, as well as with other industry stakeholders, SAP offers a commitment to SAP S/4HANA until 2040 combined with longer support for SAP Business Suite 7 software including SAP ERP 6.0, SAP Customer Relationship Management 7.0, SAP Supply Chain Management 7.0, and SAP Supplier Relationship Management 7.0 applications and SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA. This will help customers unlock the potential for innovation so they can revolutionize business processes with optimal flexibility while protecting their existing investments.

 

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2.

SAP's Integration Plan in the Cloud

 

You are wondering when, what, and how to transform to be well equipped for your changing business needs? SAP presents it’s insight also into the technologies and business processes SAP Cloud Platform Integration Suite offers, to help you move your company to the Intelligent Enterprise. Learn about the numerous SAP and third-party extensions to make your integration as flexible as possible, and take a look at the common business scenarios that can be improved by SAP's cloud technologies.

 

Read more 

 

 

SAP User Group Specific Offerings

 

 

3.

Experience Management eBook - NEW

 

Learn more about SAP's Experience Management approach, focusing on SAP's latest acquisition of Qualtrics and how your organization can benefit from it, especially in combination with existing solutions such as SAP C/4HANA or SAP SuccessFactors.

 

Read more    Overview of eBooks

 

 

SAP S/4HANA

 

 

4.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2002 Release is Generally Available

 

With SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2002, the Intelligent Enterprise mixes promised innovations with must-have essentials for a new decade.  The highlights of the new release are intelligent robotic process automation (iRPA) capabilities and embedded SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) that adds more features for clients to analyze and steer their businesses.

 

Read more    Watch the Video

 

 

5.

Mapping Your Journey to SAP S/4HANA - UPDATED

 

An increasing number of customers are asking for guidance on how to start the journey to the new digital core. That’s why SAP product teams, subject-matter experts, and consultants – in collaboration with ASUG (Americas’ SAP User Group) and DSAG (the German-speaking SAP User Group) composed a paper as a very practical, condensed, down-to-earth guide for executives, project managers, decision-makers, and senior IT leadership. Discover the just recently updated version of the SAP S/4HANA "Manifesto".

 

Read more

 

 

6.

Get Started Now with the SAP S/4HANA Adoption Starter Engagement - UPDATED

 

Join the weekly introductory webinars about the updated SAP S/4HANA Adoption Starter Program, that has been designed in collaboration with DSAG (the German-speaking SAP User Group). With the help of the Adoption Starter Engagement, you have the opportunity to build your roadmap in order to manage a successful transition from SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA. Learn more about its different pillars in this Youtube playlist consisting of short videos.

 

Read more

 

 

Value of Support

 

 

7.

Update on the Usage of SAP Solution Manager 7.2

 

SAP has announced changes to the maintenance commitment of SAP Business Suite. SAP Solution Manager 7.2 follows the approach of the SAP Business Suite 7.

  • Mainstream maintenance for SAP Solution Manager 7.2 is now ensured until the end of 2027
  • For customers who choose the optional extended maintenance for the SAP Business Suite 7 (until end of 2030) will receive extended maintenance or SAP Solution Manager 7.2 at no additional cost.

Focused Build and Insights are included in the usage rights of SAP Solution Manager since January 2020. They have the same maintenance conditions as SAP Solution Manager. Focused Run is not affected by the announcement and has its own release and maintenance schedule.

 

Read more

 

 

8.

Wondering How to Get an Easy Start with SAP‘s Product Support?

 

Join our Product Support Accreditation program and become part of our community. Complete the easy to consume learning modules, gain knowledge and be rewarded. The Product Support Accreditation program is available to all SAP customers at no additional cost. Access the program with your s-user and enjoy easy to consume self-enablements to speed up your time to answers and increase efficiency and productivity during your support interactions.

 

Read more    Watch the video

 

 

9.

Enterprise Support Academy

Check out the upcoming scheduled offerings and new webinar replays. As a special offering, we have sessions available in Chinese (ZH) and Japanese (APJ). Just select your region below.

 

APJ    EMEA    Latin America    North America

 

 

Events

 

 

10.

ASUG Mexico SAP S/4HANA Forum Monterrey City

 

The Info Day for Evaluating, Planning and Executing the migration to SAP S/4HANA was held in the EGADE Business School in Monterrey on the 23rd of January. This gathering gave the participants the opportunity to discuss about the evaluation process of migration to SAP S/4HANA and what it implies for the customer. The event helped to strengthen and nurture the ASUG Mexico community in the northern part of the country.

 

Read more in Spanish

 

 

11.

Localization Day ASUG COLOMBIA 2020

 

On the 12th of February the first Localization day organized  by ASUG Colombia took place in Bogotá, presenting the members the strategy of SAP for Localizations. This event offered the opportunity to learn firsthand about the strategy, services and vision that the SAP Globalization Service's team has developed to tackle the challenge of Localizations. The topics covered legal compliance & reporting, as well as tax, invoicing and payroll.  ASUG Colombia CEO said "The event received many positive comments. The community is interested to work  in the compilation of their requirements that could lead  into new proposals and initiatives to work."

 

Read more in Spanish

 

 

openSAP

 

 

12.

New openSAP courses available

 

Don’t miss the opportunity to acquire new knowledge at these online courses offered by SAP:

  1. Learn how the Central Business Configuration capability will bring reduced configuration efforts, higher flexibility, faster company rollouts, and partner extensions in this free course.
    (Info & Enrollment)
  2. See the direct transfer approach, allowing you to directly extract data from an SAP system & migrate it to the SAP S/4HANA system with the help of this 4-week course. (Info & Enrollment)
  3. The focus of this course is on the latest Industrial IoT solutions with a focus on smart connected operations for creating products & services. (Info & Enrollment)
  4. Join thought-leaders from University of St Gallen and IBM to learn about the importance of your Enterprise Architecture when planning to become an Intelligent Enterprise. (Info & Enrollment)

 

 

Influencing

 

 

13.

SAP Customer Connection

 

This Customer Connection projects will focus on improvements of functionalities and usability in the areas of SAP Identity Management and SAP GRC (Process Control & Risk Management). Please note that collect phase ends on March 2nd and April 30th.

 

 

 

Life at SAP

 

14.

Join the SAP Autism Inclusion Pledge: Connect with Untapped Talent

 

SAP Users Group members are encouraged to explore and sign up for the SAP Autism Inclusion Pledge which aims to re-shape thinking about employment possibilities for individuals on the autism spectrum.  Member organizations who takes the pledge gain exclusive access to free content based on SAP’s seven years of experience with the SAP Autism at Work program.

 

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