SAP Utility Community Newsletter – Sharing our challenges and solutions through networking – August 2021
The great Marc Rosson has once again pulled together a great list of what is happening in the SAP Utilities Community:
Welcome to 2021 SAP Utilities Community Newsletter. We wanted to share with you different items going on in our community in the near future. Let me know if you want to be removed from this distribution or if there are others in your organization that should be added.
NEW SAP Utility North American Community Hub:
Join the SAP Utility North American Community Hub –It’s a new virtual environment designed to bring our utility community together. You will have access to SAP utility subject matter experts, to SAP partners with a specific focus and practice in utilities (coming soon), and most importantly your peers. Lots of great utility specific content out there, updates on coming events/programs, and more.
Register for the SAP for Utilities (SAP4U) conference:
Click here for the details. Agenda is now available on the website. By attending in-person in San Diego, you will experience so much more than participating remotely; here’s a short list of the things you can expect to see and do in San Diego –
- Networking – can’t emphasize this one enough; in a very safe and secure environment – the ability to see friends and colleagues and make new connections
- SAP Innovation + Charging Zone – an activation that will showcase the latest solution developments from SAP.io’s (utility specific start-ups) to Electrification/EV’s, to live Drone Data Operations
- Customer Connect Center – for the first time at SAP4U you can sign-up 1:few reference roundtables with utility customers on various solution topics (i.e. S/4, SuccessFactors, Intelligent Spend Management, Customer Experience, etc.)
- Exhibit Area – all of the sponsoring partners showcasing their industry solutions as well as SAP’s Intelligent Utility Experience where they will have 10 different demo kiosks as well as a fun gamification element that incorporates AR
- And so much more
Connect with SAP at Customer Service Week
For those of you either attending or sending delegates to CS Week in Tampa, FL next week, contact Tony Raftery, SAP Utility Marketing Director, to help personalize an itinerary based on your specific needs and what you are looking to get out of the conference
TECO Peoplesgas – Field Service Management (FSM) – 9/2 – 11:00 am PDT:
TECO-Peoplesgas is currently blue printing their SAP FSM Dispatch/Scheduling solution along with Asset manager and will be presenting. If you are not in our Dispatch/Scheduling group and would like to be on the DL, please let us know.
S/4 EPCOR – 10/5 – 1:00 pm PST:
One year after their S/4 go live in November 2020 we will hear their update on their progress and success.
On Demand Previous Discussion Presentations and Recordings on S/4:
SAP S/4 Enbridge with S/4 Service
SAP S/4 Pinellas County Utilities
SAP S/4 Southern California Edition
SAP S/4 Peoples Gas Essential Utilities
On Demand Previous Discussion Presentations and Recordings on Mobility/Scheduling:
SAP Asset Manager and Mobility update with Liberty Utilities
SAP Field Service Management discussion with Utilities
ASUG Data Warehouse Cloud Webcast Series – link to register is here
ASUG Analytics Solution Value Map – October 6 – register here or at
ASUG Data Warehouse/BI Strategy Think Tank – October 13 – register here or at https://www.asug.com/events/discuss-strategy-for-sap-bw-4hana-sap-sql-data-warehousing-and-sap-data-warehouse-cloud
Liberty Utilities went live in May of 2021 with Asset Manager and presented their go live for Asset Manager solution at their Gas Utility. A field demo will be scheduled soon. SAP’s Mobility Roadmap was also shared with the group in May as well. If you are not in our Mobility group and would like to be on the DL, please let us know. SAP Work Manager 6.6 and Inventory Manager 4.5 have both been released in the PAM and how supported through 11/2024 !!!
SAP 2021 Events Calendar for Utilities:
See this 2021 events calendar in visual form: