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Thursday, December 20, 2012

SAP Screen Personas

SAP Screen Personas  - "Personalization without Programming"

Simple, Drag and Drop approach to modify many common SAP GUI screens 

SAP is developed and has released a new GUI customization tool currently known as Personas or SAP Screen Personas. Personas allows IT departments and even individual SAP users to customize their screen layouts in the SAP GUI through an intuitive drag-and-drop interface.

SAP Screen Personas 1.0 has been released on Dec. 7th, 2012.

Vishal explained the importance of design and user experience. He used SAP Screen Personas as one example of how SAP is innovating to address customer needs in this area.

SAP Personas was designed to be easy for a user without any technical knowledge of SAP or ABAP to customize SAP views. Its really Simple, Drag and Drop approach. 
Sam Yen, Global Head of Design and User Experience at SAP talks about Personas 

Reduce effort to customize screens and empower superusers

Monday, December 10, 2012

SAP TechEd People:Sumeet Banodkar,Unilever

Customers, partners, SAP Employees and the person who is inside in SAP TechEd for a chance to talk to the industry’s brightest minds. It’s called SAP TechEd People Event.

Mr.Sumeet Banodkar, IT manager at Hindustan Unilever came to SAP TechEd Bangalore to learn more about SAP’s innovations and shared his experience.. 

The below video brought you nicely about his SAP TechEd and a fist time as "Genii" Demo Jammer experience.

He has developed a Genii tool along with two SAP guys and his team was presented their demo, one out of top seven teams. The aim of Genii - Knowledge based export support system was to trace the answer automatically from the input getting based on the customer questions. A very interesting one which i had never seen before.

He is very much exciting to learn the new things from all SAP innovative areas and last thing he shared as Unilever be in this world with SAP's latest technology and  Unilever Hindustan deployed SAP HANA to Speeds up Unilever Business process  as he added.

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Friday, December 7, 2012

FMCG giant Unilever's Global HANA Roll-out

For the initiative Unilever's European HANA roll-out is set to begin in January 2013.It is expected to roll-out the following HANA accelerators:

  • Cost of Profitability Analysis Accelerator – enables managers to visualise cost and profit drivers, even when working with large volumes of financial data. 
  • Material Ledger Accelerator – accelerates material-ledger period-end closings and drill-down reports.
  • Finance and Controlling Accelerator – helps the finance department accelerate period-end closes and reporting while unlocking opportunities to improve financial performance.
  • Automatic real-time Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) – speeds up OEE calculations, which are used to identify cost reduction opportunities.
  • Trade Promotion Management – improves the granularity of promotional planning data by providing instant access to daily sales, shipment, volume and cost data.

Thomas Benthien, Director at Unilever's ERP centre of excellence said this will lead to an increase in database transactions and our company expects to double its turnover from €40bn to €80bn by 2020.

We believed HANA Speeds up Unilever Business process by enabling Unilever to reduce the time it takes to process 200 million records from 440 seconds to just 30 second & 30,000 transactions per minute. 

“We also developed an iPad CFO dashboard, which needed a fast response time – it can access 90 Million records in four seconds using Business Objects,” he said.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Innojam : Techniversity : Demojam : TechEd'12 Bangalore

Inno Jam + Techniversity + Demo Jam = SAP TechEd - Bangalore 2012

Wow & Wow..  A mega four day event with around 6 thousand innovators across the world.  And SAP Labs, Bangalore,India Proves we are the best and Young!

As part of initiative started with the event had more than 130 participants in the room, a record for an InnoJam in Bangalore. Also the another record as highest number of female participants was 20.

For the Design Thinking exercise the participants where split into 16 different teams and were given 4 different challenges around the theme of "Urban Governance". All of them presented a cool Design Thinking prototype after approx. 7 hours of going through all the different phases of this methodology.

SAP Labs team and SAP University Alliances has been working on a very special event dedicated to the young university students, The event named as " SAP Techniversity ". There were another record as close to 500 university students present at the event.

 This event as a great initiative by SAP Labs India and SAP University Alliances to fill the gap between the student and their careers.

Over a very informative four days team Recorded 42 interviews in this year at SAP TechEd Bangalore.SAP TechEd Live has been broadcasting and recording "talk show" format interviews where SAP Mentors, bloggers, executives, customers, speakers and partners talk about the latest trends, innovations, product news and what's going on at SAP TechEd and additional SAP TechEd videos such as the keynotes, Demo Jam, highlights, lectures and more!

I had seen so many things inside the TechEd including Executive Interviews, Demo Jam Presentations, Simon Pierro outstanding Magic Shows, Real-time Data Platform, Big Data, Analytics, SAP HANA, Cloud, Mobile Innovation, build my social networks and and... Let it be i'm not telling anything extra other than this.. Want to know more.. Join us with TechEd'13 - Bangalore and realize yourself.

Last but not least, Christine Godek, Global Marketing Manager of Events at SAP, hosts Rajsheen Jani, Marketing Manager at SAP, Moshe Naveh, Community Specialist, and Chip Rodgers, VP and COO, SAP Community Network  has announced the top 10 # Twitters Globally.  I'm the Third out of 10.

Watch the below video :  Building Your Personal Brand: Twitter and SCN Blogs (

Time to say thanks to HUL. Its me Vasanth and will join together next year with our SAP TechEd Team. 

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

SuccessFactors Next Vision - All the best

                  SuccessFactors' vision for a next generation home page

The next generation homepage offers end-users a completely personalized experience through which to access the people and information that matters most to them.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

SAP Co-CEO Bill :Small-Business-Friendly

SAP hosted an SME Summit at its New York office Nov. 29. The summit matched with the release of an SAP survey on small businesses in New York City.

SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott emphasized that even SAP had once been a small business. "Forty years ago, it was five guys. We now have 65,000 employees, but more than 300,000 people are in the ecosystem of SAP all those jobs were built on the backbone of an idea that five guys had," he said. "So if you innovate and stay true to your customer and execute well .. you can run a pretty interesting company."

When asked how the market for SMEs is today, McDermott said he was optimistic and quoted "Entrepreneurs do best when things are at their worst." cloud-based HANA platform really make a change to world run better.

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