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How to Stay Tuned on Database & Technology at SAPPHIRE NOW from Orlando

It’s only 7 days until SAPPHIRE NOW from Orlando. Have you already figured out how to stay on top of all conversations around D&T? I’ve heard the question several times during the last weeks and I will show you how to follow D&T and its sessions, conversations and announcements made during SAPPHIRE NOW without getting lost in the social media world.

First, it’s very important to know which hashtags to follow for database and technology. I have good and bad news. Bad news is there is not one hashtag which will explain everything around the campus. The good news is, I’m showing you right now what’s important for you to know so you can follow the relevant conversations. Make sure to always follow #SAPPHIRENOW. All activities related to the campus (sessions, microforums, presentations etc.) will be announced with the #database hashtag. And don’t forget to always follow and include #sapphirenow in your tweet. Please see below for all hashtags that will be relevant for D&T (depending on the topic).

#sapphirenow – Event hashtag

#database – D&T Campus Hashtag


#SAP #EIM – Enterprise Information Management

#Sybase – Sybase, Sybase IQ and Sybase ASE            

#NetWeaver – Process Orchestration

#SAP #Security – Security

#SAPPortal, #Gateway, #DuetEnterprise – Portals, Gateway and Duet Enterprise

#Developer – SAP Developer Program

#SAPServices – SAP Services

#SAPRunsSAP – SAP runs SAP

#RDS – Rapid Deployment Solutions

Second, you certainly want to follow some of the D&T VIPs that will be tweeting at SAPPHIRE NOW. Get some first-hand insights from SAP executives that will be at SAPPHIRE NOW.

@vsikka – Vishal Sikka

@jbecher – Jonathan Becher

@SAPCIO – Oliver Bussmann

@nstevenlucas – Steve Lucas

@spoonen – Sanjay Poonen

@aiazkazi – Aiaz Kazi

@tweetsinha – Amit Sinha

@jcjaks – Dan Lahl

@jeff_word – Jeff Word

@sapdba – David Hull

Third, we have some more accounts that’d be worth to follow, e.g. @mhgoodell and @InaSAP that will be tweeting for EIM or @SAPInMemory for all SAP HANA related news.


@DuetEnterprise – Duet Enterprise

@Portal_SAP – SAP Portal

@SAPRDS – Rapid Deployment Solutions

@SAPWorkSmarter – User Interfrace

@SAPPartnerEdge – Partner Activities

@SAPMentors – SAP Mentors

@D_Sieber – D&T Social Ambassador

@mhgoodell – EIM


And this information wouldn’t be complete without some key experts for the database and technology topic. Please excuse if I have not listed everyone who is part of the conversation online (otherwise this list would be endless), feel free to also make comments with your own twitter handle to make sure people follow along.

@applebyj – John Appleby

@vijayasankarv – Vijay Vijayasankar

@jonerp – Jon Reed

@josheac – Josh Greenbaum

@rhirsch – Dick Hirsch

@hreiter – Harald Reiter

@sygyzmundovych – Vitaliy Rudnytskiy

@rwang0– Ray Wang

@toppundit – David Dobrin

Now you can follow along D&T during SAPPHIRE NOW. Also, I have some good news for you: We promise, it’ll be fun too, because we’re planning some social activities on campus. You won’t be in Orlando? You can also follow virtually and will experience database and technology. Stay tuned, because I will explain more details in my next blog coming later this week.

See you in Orlando!

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