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Don't miss the opportunity to influence through SAP Customer Engagement Initiative cycle 2.  Registration closes on June 15, 2018.  See details in the initial posting.

SAP Customer Engagement Initiative provides you with early insights into new SAP product developments. This is a key opportunity for you to provide feedback, input and ideas at early stages of development and shape the future!  The registration cycle is running between now thru until June 15, 2018

 

What's in scope?

 

How do I register on the Customer Influence website?

A short overview about how to find and register for a CEI project can be found on influence.sap.com.

 

Follow-up after registration

When you register for a project, you will be invited to an introductory call SAP; at this point further participation is optional. Typically a Feedback Agreement with SAP will be part of the procedure.

 

 

To find out more about the Customer Engagement Initiative

The SAP Customer Engagement Initiative gives customers and partners early insights into new SAP product developments. Afterwards, product managers will ask for the participants’ honest assessment, input, and ideas.

  • Participate in remote or on-site sessions to discuss ideas and see if they fit customer requirements*
  • Collaborate with SAP product management to shape new product features
  • Build a network with other SAP customers and partners using the same product

See: Influence and Adopt for more details

 

You can see all influence opportunities in the attached monthly Influence Opportunity package (also found on the main ASUG Influence site)

 

We are always here to help at sapamericainfluence@sap.com or stop to discuss opportunities in person at the ASUG annual conference in Orlando in the ASUG Hub.

 

Thank you in advance for helping shape the future!

Get involved early in the development process by taking part in the cycle of SAP Customer Engagement Initiative.  SAP Customer Engagement Initiative provides you with early insights into new SAP product developments. This is an your opportunity to provide feedback, input and ideas at early stages of development.

  • Participate in remote or on-site sessions to discuss ideas and see if they fit your requirements*
  • Collaborate with SAP product management to shape new product features
  • Build a network with other SAP customers and partners using the same product

 

Enclosed is preview of potential topics for the next cycle will be published on May 21,2018 and will run until June 15, 2018.  The list will be published on the SAP Influence site.

 

We are always here to help at sapamericainfluence@sap.com

*please see disclaimer in attached file

Do you know that SAP Customer Connection brings your organization non-disruptive enhancements in Notes and Support Packages?  You can take advantage of these now! Leverage the new and improved SAP Improvement Finder to find the latest enhancements.  

https://sapimprovementfinder.com/

  • The User guide can be found here
  • You can search new and previous improvement via different product areas and release dates.
  • You can also review different influence projects  narrowing your choices by selecting industry and technology of your interest.

The corresponding improvement notes contain detailed descriptions and download links, so you can choose the most relevant to your system.

improvmentFinder.png

An overview of the latest improvement is attached.  A current overview  is always available in the SAP Improvement Finder

 

We are always here to help at sapamericainfluence@sap.com

The SAP Customer Engagement Initiatives (SAP CEI) provides customers with an opportunity to work directly with SAP to provide product feedback and product direction? The first CEI cycle for 2018 is open for customer registration until March 16, 2018.   Don’t miss the opportunity to get involved!

 

What's in scope?

There are over 100 projects available!  For the first time ever, there is also the option to filter for regional relevance –  see all projects that are for the Americas, or you can review the complete project list.

 

How do I register on the Customer Influence website?

A short overview about how to find and register for a CEI project can be found on influence.sap.com.

 

For more details see: Do you want to influence future releases?  Now is the time to get involved!

On February 27, 2018, there was a Selection Call Webinar  for the SAP Customer Connection program for CRM 2018.

The slides are attached for your reference.

In case you missed the call, here is the link to the recording of the session: Access the recording of the session

For more details please see: CRM 2018

Did you know that the SAP Customer Engagement Initiatives (SAP CEI) provides customers with an opportunity to work directly with SAP to provide product feedback and influence product direction? The first CEI cycle for 2018 is now open for registration.  The cycle is open for customer registration until March 16, 2018.

 

What's in scope?

There are over 100 projects available!  For the first time ever, there is also the option to filter for regional relevance –  see all projects that are for the Americas, or you can review the complete project list.

 

How do I register on the Customer Influence website?

A short overview about how to find and register for a CEI project can be found on influence.sap.com.

 

Follow-up after registration

When you register for a project, you will be invited to an introductory call SAP; at this point further participation is optional. Typically a Feedback Agreement with SAP will be part of the procedure.

 

To find out more about the Customer Engagement Initiative

The SAP Customer Engagement Initiative gives customers and partners early insights into new SAP product developments. Afterwards, product managers will ask for the participants’ honest assessment, input, and ideas.

  • Participate in remote or on-site sessions to discuss ideas and see if they fit customer requirements*
  • Collaborate with SAP product management to shape new product features
  • Build a network with other SAP customers and partners using the same product

See: Influence and Adopt for more details

 

Thank you in advance for helping shape the future!

Have your voice heard by taking part in this exciting opportunity to influence SAP via the SAP Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI).

The registration closes this Friday November 10th!  

Please see the announcement for more details!

As we are now live on the Customer Influence site, SAP wants to provide a feedback channel for users who to want to provide feedback.  We have set up an area directly on the Customer Influence site to collect the feedback and address it.  The link is: https://influence.sap.com/Feedback

 

Users can:

  • Provide general feedback
  • Ask questions
  • Submit improvement requests
  • Get updates on the tool via our blog posts
  • Access help resources
  • Raise potential issues *

 

We check all submissions on a weekly basis, and will be reviewing improvement requests more in depth once a quarter.
We are currently on a review phase and will keep you informed about the status of the improvement requests to date early November.

 

We recommend that you “Follow” the session is they wish to get general updates on the site, like new features coming in.

 

*For urgent issues, or for access issues, please send an email to influencing@sap.com

 

An exciting opportunity to influence SAP has begun with the third cycle of the 2017 SAP Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI).   The SAP Customer Engagement Initiative gives you early insights into new SAP product developments. Afterwards, product managers will ask for the participants’ honest assessment, input, and ideas.

  • Participate in remote or on-site sessions to discuss ideas and see if they fit customer requirements
  • Collaborate with SAP product management to shape new product features
  • Build a network with other SAP customers and partners using the same product

 

We are offer interesting opportunities for customers to influence across different industries but also cover S/4HANA, S/4HANA Cloud, Internet of Things, Machine Learning and Blockchain just to name a few.  A complete list is attached here for your reference.  You can see a complete list of all projects online if you click here to access the SAP Customer Influence site (https://influence.sap.com/).  A quick guide on how to Register for a CEI topic is also available. Please be sure you link your users the ASUG user group in your profile found under “My Data”.

 

The projects will be open for customer registration until November 10th.

 

Thank you in advance for your participation!

Did you know you can take advantage of SAP ongoing releases of Customer Connection Notes and Support Packages that will help address product fixes and improvements?  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take advantage of improvements made to SAP products in mainstream maintenance for various functional areas.

 

Look at the list of improvements delivered this year:  www.sapimprovementfinder.com

 

SAMPLE:

2017_07_Improvement.jpg

 

You can get involved in sharing the future too -  Log in to view current focus topics

To learn more about the program, please visit our collaboration site: Customer Influence.

https://influence.sap.com/sap/ino/#/campaigns-active/?sort=SUBMIT_TO%2520ASC&tags=%255B%257B%2522ID%2522:56,%2522NAME%2522:%2522Submit%252520Improvements%2522,%2522GROUP_ID%2522:5%257D%255D

 

SAP Customer Connection works in projects with a fixed product scope and timeline. In these projects, SAP customers collect improvement requests for SAP products in mainstream maintenance. The SAP team will consider requests with a minimum of 5 supporting (voting) customers, and deliver accepted requests via SAP Notes and Support Packages.    

David Sheston

New eBook from SAP

Posted by David Sheston Mar 4, 2014

Here is a great quick review of Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI) by SAP in an eBook. The book provides a great quick introduction and highlights a couple of project success stories.

We will forward to added stories.

Mark your calendars for the 2013 Utilities Day meeting at ASUG Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.

 

This all-day meeting will feature sessions that exclusively cater to the Utilities community.

 

After registering, please fill out our Utilities Day Survey and let us know if you will be taking advantage of our meal functions. Please keep checking back for updates.

 

Registration is available here.
To register for this event, you must be registered for SAPPHIRE® NOW/ASUG Annual Conference.

 

Access Agenda Here

 

If you are interested in all of the offerings for the Utilities community at SAPPHIRE® NOW/ASUG Annual Conference, please see the Utilities Roadmap.

 

Location

Hilton Orlando Hotel
6001 Destination Pkwy
Orlando, FL  32819

May 2, 2013

Posted by Mike Dellutri May 3, 2013

ASUG - Real Experience. Real Advantage.

 

ASUG Influence Updates

In this Issue...
-Add ASUG Influence to your Annual Conference Agenda
-Upcoming Influence Projects
-Webcast Follow-Ups
Want to be notified about ASUG Influence opportunities that map to your needs and priorities?
Register your interest

 


You talk. SAP listens. Everybody wins.
ASUG Influence – The Voice of the Customer


Add ASUG Influence to your Annual Conference Agenda
Specific Influence opportunities are available to view in the Agenda Builder .

Participate in ASUG Influence sessions
to gain strategic insight on current product development projects through Influence Councils, Customer Connection, and Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI) for:

 

  • Apparel and Footwear Solutions (AFS)
  • Business Integration, Technology and Infrastructure (BITI)
  • Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Customer Management (CM)
  • Enterprise Architecture (EA)
  • Financials (FM)
  • Human Capital Management (HCM)
  • Health Sciences
  • Portals
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Solution Manager
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Utilities
  • And more


SAP Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI)
Shape Future Solutions & Products Before Release

 

SAP Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI) enables end-to-end collaboration between all ASUG members – customers and partners – and SAP development teams at early stages of the cycle.

 

The The Next CEI Cycle Opens June 3

 

Pre-Register in the ASUG Lounge and:
  • Enter to win a Kindle Fire
  • Receive a special gift (while supplies last)
  • Stay informed about future CEI focus topics


Calling for Usability Test Participants
Test new solutions and give on-the-spot feedback directly to SAP product teams when you register for Usability Testing, brought to you by the SAP User Experience group.

 

Sign up today and help ensure that SAP continues building products that fit your business needs.

 

Available solutions to test include:
  • SAP Screen Personas HTML Version
  • BusinessObjects Enterprise Self Service BI
  • SAP Business Suite: Integrated Collaboration
  • Deployment Cockpit of Rapid Deployment Center
  • Customer Usage Program (CUP) - Usage Analytics
  • SAP HPA Customer Engagement Intelligence - Sentiment Analytics
  • SAP BIT: Central Chart Library-HTML5 Version of CVOM Library (Desktop and Mobile)
  • EHS Management - Product: Mobile App SAP EHS Control Inspection
  • SAP Design and Frontline Apps: My Runway
  • Digital Experience – Unified Web Experience & Portfolio Structure
  • Customer Energy Management
  • Analysis Path Framework
  • HPA: Supplier Network Transparency
  • SAP AppHaus – Fan Engagement Using PhotoTribe
  • SAP Travel OnDemand - SAP Travel Insight
  • SAP GRC Access Control - New Access Request and Approval
  • SAP HANA: SAP Demand Signal Management - Analytics and Reporting
  • SAP Business Suite Lanes Page Builder
  • Cloud – Business in Focus – Bubble Gum Concept
  • SAP BI Mobile for iPad and iPhone
Find available topics and times and reserve your spot today.


SAP Ramp-Up and SAP Customer Validation (CuV)
Play an integral role between development and the field, ensuring quality-proven general availability.

 

SAP Ramp-Up introduces customers to new solutions, products, and product versions about to enter the market. Customer support for a project during the CuV phase is a key indicator of its success.

 

Customers who attend will meet SAP Ramp-Up and CuV team members and:
  • Learn about new offerings ready for release
  • Validate offerings that will meet your business needs
  • Give feedback on other programs in which they participated
More information on session details and registration is available by contacting:


Never Miss a Ramp-Up
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Subscribe to SAP Ramp-Up RSS Feed


Upcoming Influence Projects

Webcast Follow-Ups

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April 16, 2013

Posted by Mike Dellutri Apr 17, 2013
ASUG - Real Experience. Real Advantage.
ASUG Influence Updates
In This UpdateWant to be notified about ASUG Influence opportunities that map to your needs and priorities? Register your interest

You talk. SAP listens. Everybody wins.
ASUG Influence – The Voice of the Customer

SAP Customer Connection (CC)

Gradual Improvement of SAP Solutions in Productive Use

Driven by SAP user groups and customer communities, ASUG members work to define and prioritize smaller improvement requests which can be rolled out via SAP Notes and SAP Support Packages.

 

Click a Customer Connection resource below to learn more:

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Add ASUG Influence to Your Annual Conference Agenda
Specific Influence opportunities are available to view in the Agenda Builder.

Participate in ASUG Influence sessions
to gain strategic insight on current product development projects through Influence Councils, Customer Connection, and Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI) for:

 

  • Apparel and Footwear Solutions (AFS)
  • Business Integration, Technology and Infrastructure (BITI)
  • Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Customer Management (CM)
  • Enterprise Architecture (EA)
  • Financials (FM)
  • Human Capital Management (HCM)
  • Health Sciences
  • Portals
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Solution Manager
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Utilities
  • And more
Calling for Usability Test Participants
Test new solutions and give on-the-spot feedback directly to SAP product teams when you registerfor Usability Testing, brought to you by the SAP User Experience group.

 

Sign uptoday and help ensure that SAP continues building products that fit your business needs.

 

Available solutions to test include:
  • SAP Screen Personas HTML Version
  • BusinessObjects Enterprise Self Service BI
  • SAP Business Suite: Integrated Collaboration
  • Deployment Cockpit of Rapid Deployment Center
  • Customer Usage Program (CUP) - Usage Analytics
  • SAP HPA Customer Engagement Intelligence - Sentiment Analytics
  • SAP BIT: Central Chart Library-HTML5 Version of CVOM Library (Desktop and Mobile)
  • EHS Management - Product: Mobile App SAP EHS Control Inspection
  • Digital Experience – Unified Web Experience & Portfolio Structure
  • SAP Design and Frontline Apps: My Runway
  • Customer Energy Management
  • Analysis Path Framework
  • HPA: Supplier Network Transparency
  • SAP AppHaus – Fan Engagement using PhotoTribe
  • SAP Travel OnDemand - SAP Travel Insight
  • SAP GRC Access Control - New Access Request and Approval
  • SAP HANA: SAP Demand Signal Management - Analytics and Reporting
  • SAP Business Suite Lanes Page Builder
  • Cloud – Business in Focus – Bubble Gum Concept
  • SAP BI Mobile for iPad and iPhone
Find available topics and times and reserve your spot today.
SAP Ramp-Up and SAP Customer Validation (CuV)
Play an integral role between development and the field, ensuring quality-proven general availability.

 

SAP Ramp-Up introduces customers to new solutions, products, and product versions about to enter the market. Customer support for a project during the CuV phase is a key indicator of its success.

 

Customers who attend will meet SAP Ramp-Up and CuV team members and:
  • Learn about new offerings ready for release
  • Validate offerings that will meet your business needs
  • Give feedback on other programs in which they participated
More information on session details and registration is available by contacting:

Never Miss a Ramp-Up.
Subscribe to SAP Ramp-Up RSS Feed

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Upcoming Influence Projects

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Webcast Follow-Ups

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