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Your Opportunity to Influence SAP BI – Deadline is Approaching

SAP offers the opportunity influence innovations for next releases through the influence program Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI).  This is the first CEI cycle in 2015.

What innovations are there?

There are as many as 100 projects for which you can register. The following projects are relevant for the SAP BI Community Members:

Big Data Visualization in Business Charting Library

Define and Enhance analytical drill-down functionality for apps based on Path Analysis Framework

Gather feedback on SAP Lumira, Edge Edition, Server for teams and departments

Mobile app analytics for using Lumira

Big Data Intelligence rapid-deployment solution customer co-innovation

A new cockpit for managers and executives

Personalized Insight into your Line of Business (Smart BI)

These projects can be found here under the “Analytics” heading.  If you find a project that may be of interest to a co-worker, SAP asks that you to forward the project using the “Send an Email” link on the project page.

How can I sign up?

Go to the SAP website to register.

Follow-up after registration

When you register, you will be sent a confirmation from.  When you register for a project, you will be invited to an introductory call SAP; at this point further participation is optional. Typically signing a Feedback Agreement with SAP will be part of the procedure.

The deadline for this first cycle is on April 10, 2015 (this Friday).


How do I register on the Customer Influence website?
The process of registration is here online.

SAP Improvement Finder
You can download the latest improvements developed from the various influencing programs

About the Customer Engagement Initiative
SAP wants customer’s early involvement in the development process. Many topics will be opened only for SAP customers, but there are also topics for which the contribution of partners is requested.

Note: The above information was pulled together from various sources: SAP, ASUG and VNSG with some edits by me.

Customer Connection for Web Intelligence – April 16

Next week there is a Customer Connection for Web Intelligence – ASUG Members can register here

The abstract says “In this webinar, SAP will explain which of the submitted Improvement Requests are planned for development. They will also discuss the reasons for rejection of requests and next steps in the development process”

ASUG EIM Influence Council Relaunch – April 28

April 28th is the relaunch of the ASUG Enterprise Information Management Influence Council – ASUG Members can register here.

The abstract says “SAP’s EIM portfolio covers a broad range of products delivering capabilities across the whole EIM space. There is a solid base of customers using our EIM products which we would like to try to involve to shape product features, future product direction and product integrations. The initial focus will be on the Master Data Governance, Data Services and Information Steward products.”

Save the Date – May 19 – ASUG Predictive Analytics Influence Council

The leaders of this council would like a mix of business and IT members.  Register today

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      Hi Tammy,

      All  SAP Project  topic  and innovation in SAP BI Analytics are  excellent , I will  appreciate  for your clear discussion to ignite our SAP Students .