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IDS Scheer mashes SAP HANA with CryEngine [VIDEO] German consulting company IDS Scheer won 2nd place in the finals of the recent SAP HANA Partner Race, a contest showcasing applications based on SAP’s in-memory technology HANA. What was especially compelling with the IDS Scheer demo was the usage of the well-known German game-studio’s CryTek game engine CRYENGINE3. CryTek, know for their blockbuster games from the Crysis-Series, provides a game engine that game-developers can use and built their own game.

IDS Scheer and CryTek teamed up to create a convincing scenario with an SAP HANA system in the background providing fast data analysis, and the a CryTek user interface bringing a 3D game style approach to planning data. This approach allows a more enjoyable data access and more intuitive navigation through the information. Additionally, the new workforce generation now hitting the companies – the millennials, a.k.a. as Generation Y, who grew up with such kind of user experiences –  is very familiar with the game language and feels more engaged. It will be important for companies to provide these user experiences to hire future talents.

The CryEngine3 demo based on SAP HANA is demonstrated in the following video between 0:55 and 1:17 (video language is in German): 

Here is also the press release from IDS Scheer (in German).

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      Author's profile photo Prakash Sivagnanam
      Prakash Sivagnanam

      Nice ..

      With Regards


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      Great news... 3D game style approach to planning data is revolutionary and interesting.

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      Former Member

      Nice work, Cheers Sharma

      Author's profile photo Pavan Golesar
      Pavan Golesar


      Awesome stuff, Can you give some more idea over SAP Gamification??

      Is it a platform for gamers *** developers. 😕

      Or its more to it..?

      Appreciate any response for the same,


      Pavan G

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      Hi Pavan,

      If you are talking about cry engine 3 then its a game engine develop by Crytek famous for games like Farcry 1,Crysis etc

      But also you can use these game engines in non gaming context(Business) where  its more intuitive to millennials(Users who are born after 1980 and have a playful mindset).In the above case you can see that using these game engines you can create 3D game style approach to plan data and many more.

      Also SAP is using Gamification in lot their Business products and services (Gamification is using game design methods or techniques to non gaming context and is a design approach)

      Author's profile photo Pavan Golesar
      Pavan Golesar

      Thanks, Just out of curiosity I want to know, Is there any business product till now which goes hand in hand with SAP Gamification. ??