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Relive the 6th #sitNL

Saturday November 29 around 75 SAP enthusiasts gathered to share SAP knowledge and passion at the 6th SAP Inside Track Netherlands, sitnl in short.

First some figures:

  • 87 registrations
  • 5 sponsors
  • 19 high quality sessions
  • 22 enthusiastic speakers
  • 1 HANA start up
  • 1 pubquiz
  • 14 SAP Mentors
  • 1 SAP Mentor junior 😉

Second a recap in pictures / slides

Welcome and opening

Twan van den Broek



SAP TechEd && d-code recap

Jan Penninkhof


Explained why the WebIDE should not have been called the WATT.


Birst: Instant Analytics for SAP ERP, BW, HANA data and other sources. A full Data warehousing solution running on the HANA Cloud Platform.

Richard Neale

Jerry Tricker


Live building of a HANA warehouse with drag and drop. Led to absolutely silence in the room.


Experiences doing SAP Security research and how SAP handles vulnerabilities reported by external security researchers

Joris van de Vis


SAP hacking is fun, but please it to SAP security as well.


Care-MIT secrets. A DemoJam participant

L. van Hengel

Twan van den Broek


Without any old lady this time we thought of new functional requirements on the fly 😉


Everything you always wanted to know about Tableau, but were afraid to ask

Norbert Maijoor


Explains Tableau between all kind of SAP enthusiasts – living on the edge 😛


Mobile Security Bug Parade – How to avoid creating insecure mobile applications

Frank Koehntopp


“Don’t trust the client. They re all liars.”


A deep dive into the latest and greatest when architecting and modelling the SAP EDW.

Ulrich Christ


No slides (or just a few), only HANA.


How to compete with the SAPUI5 Sexyness, as a WebDynpro Developer

Tom Van Doorslaer


Finally the good old VA03 transaction on screen 😉


How to build the backend part of your application in HANA.

Tamas Szirtes


Explains that there are 2 Web IDE’s: The one from Denise and the one from HANA.


Custom Visualizations in SAP Design Studio, What, Why and How.

Jeroen van der A


Clear examples of visualizations and lots of code.


SAP Web IDE Layout editor in action, but I will also show other parts like templates or the code editor.

Denise Nepraunig

More info

Happy that the Web IDE is offered in the cloud as we could not connect her laptop to our screen.


HANA Start up Cupenya about running your business with analytics from the future

Elmar Weber


Analytics with automated workflow actions. Great to have had a HANA startup in our line up.


Showing an end to end example of automated processes triggered by Cloud Sensors

Mark Teichmann

The only speaker who asked for a screwdriver at his entrance. He wanted to fix his Thing with Internet 😉


Agile Software Engineering

Wouter Peeters


Scrum is not enough, add some Test Driven Development


Re-cap on all SAP BI related highlights of the TechEd in Las Vegas and Berlin

Ronald Konijnenburg

Sven van Leuken


Sharing the Vegas and Berlin experiences. What would happen if they both join the same SAPtd?


How to Extend SAP Fiori Apps

Robert Eijpe

What to do when you want to adapt Fiori apps?


Thorstenster Surprise Show

Thorsten Franz

No slides, just Thorsten again. A very lively discussion about troublemakers.



Sven van Leuken


Amazing questions, even ones that I just don’t dare to repeat over here 😆


The third is about the three tracks we had. The additional BI track was a huge success! Great sessions and active participation. We have already decided that a BI track is a track that needs to stay in the program.

Fourth a big THANK YOU to our sponsors

Fifth a big thanks to our speakers and to Roel van den Berge for operating a complex coffee machine. Special mention to Leo van Hengel and Peter Combee for support and cleaning up the mess.

Sixth a huge shout out to Haseenah Penninkhof who again organized an amazing dinner in the evening:


And seventh

Hope to see you next year as well. If you want to join, we will organize a 7th episode.

The sitNL party squad:

All pictures taken from our sitNL photo album.

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      Author's profile photo Jitendra Kansal
      Jitendra Kansal

      Can you add Frank Koehntopp 's session slide as well?

      Author's profile photo Frank Koehntopp
      Frank Koehntopp

      You can find it here (had to sanitize first 😉 )

      Author's profile photo Twan van den Broek
      Twan van den Broek
      Blog Post Author

      Don't forget to read the BI track recap from Jeroen van der A: A recap of the  the #SITnl

      Author's profile photo Twan van den Broek
      Twan van den Broek
      Blog Post Author

      And you just have to see the tweet analysis Christian Drumm did with Lumira: A personal Review of sitNL 2014

      Author's profile photo Twan van den Broek
      Twan van den Broek
      Blog Post Author

      This year we decided to skip the online sitnl experience. But fortunately Sven van Leuken and Ronald Konijnenburg did a recording afterwards - in Dutch 😉

      #sitNL - The SAP BW Teched Takeaway Video

      Thanks guys!