Welcome to your August News
I hope everyone is enjoying the summer and looking forward to a few days of sunshine before September arrives. Don’t forget if we have good weather this weekend you only have a week left to enter our photography competition.
From an event perspective August is a quiet time for the User Group, but things will start up again in a couple of weeks with a full programme of webinars and face to face Special Interest Group meetings. Please remember to keep an eye out for emails previewing our meetings or take a few minutes to regularly review the events page. So far this year we have had an increased number of people taking advantage of their membership and coming along to events, we would love to see you at something this autumn. Remember we are here to provide you with opportunities to ‘Learn, Network, Collaborate and Influence’ and the SIGs are a great opportunity to do this.
UKISUG Connect our annual conference is now only three months away and the programme is due to be launched early September. We are still actively looking for members to speak at the event, if you have an SAP success story that you would like to share with the attendees please get in touch. Over the last couple of weeks I have seen some of the suggestions from members wanting to speak in the ADLM stream and there have been some really strong proposals – so please do contact Amy at the User Group and remember if you speak you do get to attend.
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Have you ever consciously asked yourself these three crucial questions?
How do I get the best out of myself?
How do I get the best from others?
How do I get the best out of life?
We are proud to announce this year's UKISUG Connect closing keynote will be presented by motivational speaker and Sunday Times Bestseller, Paul McGee. In this highly entertaining, engaging and inspiring sixty minute session, Paul aka The SUMO Guy will provide ideas and insights to help you answer those questions and navigate a more enjoyable life – even in times of change and uncertainty. Ultimately, it’s about "how we engage our minds and empower ourselves for success”
Paul’s clients include Manchester City Football Club, Harrods, Adidas, Lloyds Bank and the NHS. He’s worked with figures such as Sir Clive Woodward and Chris Evans the broadcaster describes his books as 'a gift to the world’.
So sit back, relax and be ready to laugh as well as learn!
Finding Your Perfect Partner
Have you had a look at your new Affiliate Portal yet?
If you are trying to find a partner for your next SAP project you can now filter through 130 vendors in the SAP marketplace with just a few clicks whilst viewing their star rating and feedback given by your fellow User Group members! You’ll also have all the information you’ll need about that Affiliate to help in your decision including key contacts, news, documentation and case studies.
Is one of your partners a User Group Affiliate? Feel free to leave them a review to help your fellow members in their search.
We hope you find the Portal useful and if there’s any suggestions you’d like to make to improve the service, feel free to get in touch.
Upcoming Events for Your Diary
We are looking for 12 winning pictures for display in our UKISUG 2020 Calendar
All 12 winners will receive a print of their entry and if you are selected as one of the top 3 entries you are also in with a chance to win:
- 1st Prize - £500 Gift Voucher
- 2nd Prize - £250 Gift Voucher
- 3rd Prize - £100 Gift Voucher
In addition, the top 3 winners will receive a full complimentary UKISUG Connect 2019 conference pass, including 2 nights B & B accommodation!
Hurry, the closing date is 31st August!
Join the SAP Customer Reference Program!
Share your SAP story with other organisations by becoming a member of the SAP Customer Reference Program. Your experience as a technology leader is an important source of information to others considering SAP solutions and SAP is currently recruiting new members using any of the following:-
SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, SAP Fieldglass, SAP Concur, SAP Leonardo (Machine Learning, Internet of Things), SAP Cloud Analytics, SAP Cloud Platform, Intelligent Enterprise solutions (customers using 2+ integrated SAP solutions).
Become part of the program for opportunities to network, build new relationships, exchange best practices and participate in joint marketing initiatives. Contact [email protected] to find out more!
SUGEN DIGEST - SAP C/4HANA Product Strategy
At SAPPHIRE NOW in 2018 SAP announced a « CRM revolution » with the introduction of a new product suite called SAP C/4HANA. At the recent SUGEN Face to Face meeting held in Walldorf, SAP provided us with an update on their SAP C/4HANA strategy and the product development road map. To me, SAP C/4HANA is an integrated cloud suite that provides businesses with the capability to manage end-to-end customer experiences. It brings together customer data, AI technology, and microservices to power real-time intelligent customer engagements across sales, service, marketing, and commerce.
To read more, please follow this link.
UKISUG’s Fantasy Football league has returned for its seventh season!
The season may have started but there’s still time to join the UKISUG Fantasy Football League!
After yet another successful competition, we would like to invite our members to join our 2019-20 league, with the chance to win a full 3-day delegate pass to UKISUG Connect 2020.
To join the UK & Ireland SAP User Group League just follow the simple steps:
- Visit the Premier League Fantasy Football Website
- Set up your account (Click Sign Up)
- Under the Leagues tab, select ‘Join a league’
- Choose private
- Enter the following code: jqvwy4
- then select ‘Join League’
If you were part of the league last year, don’t worry, you’ll be automatically added when you register your team.
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