Ever evolving – Our journey into social
SAP Product Support’s journey into the social world began in 2011. At that point in time, it was a notion focused on the question: How can support contribute in the social world?
We took our time, pulling together thoughts, watching others in action, analyzing what was being said. In July of 2011, we began a pilot account on Twitter named @SAP_gsupport. The account began with the focus on a couple product support areas, and the goal was to share notes, Knowledge Base articles, legal changes, and security related information for those specific product support areas.
As 2011 came to a close, we made the decision to continue and build in more product support areas. However, we were very aware that this account was only covering the break-fix side of support. There is so much more to support then notes and articles.
Enter February 2012.
On the 22nd of February, we began a second Twitter account named @SAPSupportCE. This account focused on providing support program and service related information, while engaging in conversations and helping to build knowledge and education about SAP’s support organization.
In September of 2012, we entered the Facebook world and created a page called SAP Product Support. For the remainder of 2012, the Facebook page mimicked what was being shared out of the @SAP_gsupport twitter account. The focus was on notes, KB’s, and legal changes with regards to specific
So what is planned for 2013?
Well this year, things are going to be a little different. That’s part of evolving though. Taking a look and listening to what has worked, what hasn’t worked, and making adjustments.
In Twitter, you can still look to @SAP_gsupport if you are interested in SAP product support notes, KB’s, etc. For a current list of product components and hashtags, see below. We will be enhancing this list as we add additional product support areas.
Join in the conversation on Twitter and follow @SAPSupportCE for information on SAP Support programs, services, and education. Here are some of the hashtags we use:
#SAPSupportPortal – SAP Support Portal, SMP, Service Marketplace related information
#EnterpriseSupport – Enterprise Support program/service information
#ActiveEmbedded – Active Embedded program information
#MeetSAPSupport – A series of blogs on SAP Support individuals on SCN
#TellSAPSupport – used to ask question, engage in feedback/discussions
#SAPSupportCares – WE DO!
For Facebook fans, our SAP Product Support page will be conversational, engaging, educational, and fun.
We’ll be asking questions like the one below:
Sharing information and educating about support in a ‘fun’ way:
And thanking you, our customers:
So as we continue on our journey, we want to thank you for the opportunity to support you. Please let us know your thoughts, feedback, and suggestions you may have about our social approach either here or through our social channels. We are ever evolving.