Personas Day Mobile Edition
São Paulo – Brazil
Join us for a full day of innovation and learning using one of SAP’s best tools to radically improve the user experience on the SAP S/4HANA and ECC systems in your organization.
PersonasDay@SAP will happen on Friday, May 18th, 2018 from 09:30am to 05:00pm at SAP Brazil’s HQ in São Paulo.
The Personas Day São Paulo will be a free event with limited seats.
We will have just 30 seats available, so please sign up only if you are sure you will attend.
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Motivation: SAP Screen Personas is being adopted by more and more companies around the world
Have you already heard about SAP Screen Personas?
It has been launched in 2013 by SAP and today there is a team at SAP Labs USA in Palo Alto, which is working exclusively to improve the product and add new features.
To get an idea of SAP’s speed and commitment to its evolution, the latest service pack was released in December 2017 and there are two new service packs scheduled for 2018.
If you knew Screen Personas before the release of version 3.0 and for some reason did not like it, forget it! Although the first versions of Screen Personas were already capable of doing most of the incredible things that it does today, those earlier versions were based on older technologies that had some restrictions.
Today, in version 3.0, it is a totally new product, based on current web technologies in the same way as SAPUI5 (Fiori). It even works with the SAP GUI desktop for Windows and for Java.
In December 2017, SAP finally announced support for mobile devices through SAP Screen Personas! That means now you can easily run any transaction (*) on tablets or smartphones.
(*) With the latest version of SAP Screen Personas 3.0 SP06, any transaction can run on mobile devices, however, SAP is still validating and gradually announcing official support for transactions. You can find further details on SAP Note 2557076.
See below some updated metrics on SAP Screen Personas usage across the world. These metrics were shown by the SAP Screen Personas team on the most recent monthly meeting, which took place on February 2018:
Innovation: So now Screen Personas runs ERP transactions on tablets and smartphones?
I have been working with Screen Personas since 2013 and with SAPUI5 (Fiori) since 2015. Because of this, I have done presentations on how Screen Personas and SAPUI5 complement each other in events like SAP Forum and SAP Inside Track in Brazil and Europe. In all these events, and also in the companies I’ve worked, the first question everyone asked was always the same: does Screen Personas run on smartphones and tablets?
Until the end of 2017 the answer was no, but in December 2017, with the launch of Screen Personas 3.0 SP06, SAP finally announced a new technology called Slipstream Engine.
With the Slipstream Engine, Screen Personas “magically” gained the ability to make the SAP S / 4HANA or ECC screens become “responsive”, meaning that now transactions can be displayed and become easily usable in tablets and smartphones.
This is the current status for the SAP Screen Personas roadmap:
SAP Screen Personas capable of?
Key-users and functional consultants with no programming skills can easily simplify any S/4HANA or ECC screens, so users see only what is essential. They can also merge different tabs into a single one or create informative areas with user orientations.
Users become much more productive and get their jobs done in less time, more easily, faster, and without the mess that complex screens often bring.
Manual tasks now are automatically performed by the SAP Screen Personas scripts, making it quicker to finish tasks that are repeated many times a day inside companies.
Training new users become much faster and easier because the screens are much more intuitive. I am aware of scenarios where new employees no longer needed to be trained, or where training time was greatly reduced because the screens became simple and self-explanatory.
ASUG Event – Going Mobile with SAP Screen Personas
On March 14, ASUG has promoted, together with the team of Screen Personas in SAP Labs of Palo Alto, an online event that has shown the new possibilities of SAP Screen Personas 3.0 SP06, focusing on the new Slipstream Engine for mobile devices.
If you want to start learning more about the new technology, see Peter Spielvogel’s blog:
What can I expect from Personas Day event?
Personas Day is not training, but it’s like it is. If you’ve been in an SAP CodeJam event, you’ll find something very similar. See in more detail what an SAP CodeJam is.
At Personas Day you will have access to a S/4HANA environment with the latest version of SAP Screen Personas so you can use it, build something new and learn with us.
We will have two experts in SAP Screen Personas available to support you: me (Douglas Cezar) and Cristiano Hansen, from SAP Labs Latin America. We’ll show you everything you need to know so you can go back to your company and start using SAP Screen Personas.
We will show you:
- How to install SAP Screen Personas 3.0 SP06 on ECC or S / 4HANA. We will have a demo of the installation, showing how fast and easy it is.
- The administration interface of Screen Personas 3.0 SP06.
- Some of the features that a functional consultant or key-user with no programming skills can use to simplify the screens.
- The creation of screens that automatically adapt to different devices such as notebooks, tablets or smartphones.
- Using the new Slipstream Engine to run transactions on mobile devices.
- Demonstration of a scenario running in SAP GUI for Windows.
Bring your notebook, your tablet and smartphone, join us and learn with the SAP community!
Where and When
Sao Paulo – Brazil
SAP Brazil’s HQ: Av. das Nações Unidas, 14.171 – 7º floor
Friday – May 18th, 2018
09:30am – 05:00pm
It will be an event for every SAP professional, you can be a customer, partner, consultant or developer
30 seats max
For those who do not want to immediately get to the traffic jams of São Paulo on the end of the day, we are proposing a social gathering for relaxation and networking at Morumbi Shopping, which is right across the street.
The venue will still be set and we hope to meet there from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
To learn more about other SAP Screen Personas events, see here:
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Organizers and Instructors
SAP Developer and Architect
SAP consultant and developer since 2004, an expert in UI5, Screen Personas, ABAP, Gateway, and Workflow.
With SAP Screen Personas he has already developed successful projects for commercial and logistics teams using S/4HANA or ECC, in addition to having built POCs and demonstrations for companies that are thinking about using SAP Screen Personas.
Lecturer at SAP Screen Personas Practitioners’ Forum, an international event organized by the SAP Screen Personas team at SAP Labs Palo Alto, California, and the SAP User Experience team at Walldorf, Germany.
Since 2015 he has lectured on the synergies between Screen Personas and SAPUI5 (Fiori). Has already presented at events such as SAP Forum and SAP Inside Track in São Paulo, Campinas, Jaoinville, São Leopoldo, and Barcelona.
Douglas currently works as a UI5 development specialist for web and mobile devices, SAP Screen Personas consultant, and ABAP developer.
Expert Support Engineer
SAP Labs Latin America
Cristiano (Cris) Hansen was a network administrator (1999-2004) and college professor (2004-2007), when discovered the SAP world e became a support consultant in the SAP Global Support Center Brazil, in São Leopoldo, nowadays part of the SAP Labs Latin America.
Since 2007 help in issues involving ITS/WEBGUI (SAPGUI for HTML), IGS, Netweaver AS ABAP Security, Web Dynpro ABAP, among other topics.
When SAP Screen personas 3.0 was released, Cris was one of the first SAP Product Support members to work with the product. He works in incidents, chats (Expert Chat), onsite visits (SAP Brazilian customers), remote sessions (Schedule an Expert) and contributes in the SAP Community.
He has regular talks with the SAP Development Support team, keeping himself up-to-date and suggesting product improvements.