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Your Opportunity (Opportunities) to Influence SAP – CEI Projects 2019 Cycle 1


SAP offers the opportunity influence innovations for next releases through the influence program Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI). This is the first cycle of 2019.

What innovations are there?

There are several projects for which you can register. The following projects are relevant for the SAP BI Community Members (logon is required):

Hybrid: Push SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform assets to SAP Analytics Hub

Convergence of Admininistrative tools for SAP BusinessObjects On-Premise solution

Analytics Content Network

Convergence of Admininistrative tools for SAP BusinessObjects On-Premise solution

Fiorified BI Launchpad 4.3

SAP Cloud Analytics – Predictive Data Preparation for Smart Features

Enhanced Credential mapping experience in SAP BusinessObjects BI

Optimizing deployments of SAP BusinessObjects BI with respect to disk size and performance

Analyzing Key Figures for Sales with SAP Analytics Cloud

Artificial Intelligence based schedule optimization and routing

These projects can be found here .

I’m also attaching a PDF providing details of each project here.

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 cycle is on March 15


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

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.

Also check the SAP Continuous Influence topics listed below

Continuous Influence Opportunity Link to project
SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
SAP Analytics Cloud & SAP Digital Boardroom
SAP Analysis for Mícrosoft Office
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis edition for OLAP
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile
SAP BusinessObjects Roambi
SAP BusinessObjects Semantic Layer
SAP Crystal Reports
SAP Analytics Hub

Also: Lumira Designer:


Consider joining our ASUG Mobile Analytics Influence Council – see #ASUG SAP Mobile Analytics BI Influence Council Launch Recap – Join our Council

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      Author's profile photo Gabriel Felipe Coleti
      Gabriel Felipe Coleti

      Nice Tammy, thank you for this blog posting. I just following some of the CEI's.