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:
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 http://www.sapimprovementfinder.com
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