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SAP for Utilities in San Antonio was a great event with wonderful presentations from our community.   While the host city was untypically cold, their hospitality was warm and everyone enjoyed seeing old friends and making new ones.    November is a busy month with our Utility Customer Connection kick off scheduled for November 6th and a great webinar series on SAP EAM starting on November 8th going through December.

 

Customer Connection Kick Off:

The Utilities Customer Connection Kick Off is scheduled for November 6th.   Please register and help create the next round of improvements to be delivered driven by the customers for the customers.   https://influence.sap.com/sap/ino/#/blog/1280

There will be three calls with the same content, so you can pick the one which fits best to you:

  • Tuesday 6. November 2018 at 9 am CET - English, suited for APJ and EMEA
  • Tuesday 6. November 2018 at 4 pm CET - English, suited for EMEA and Americas
  • Wednesday 7. November 2018 at 9 am CET - German

Agenda:

  • Project timeline and scope
  • Introduction to the SAP Customer Connection program
  • How to participate: process and tools

Now is your chance to submit improvement ideas for IS-U & CRM to SAP.  Join the call to find out more about this program.

 

SAP for Utilities – Highlights:

Paul Kurchina and Sue Daulton kick off our SAP 4 U Jump start with presentations by Stefan Wolf on roadmaps and utility updates along with Dieter Körber  Vice President, Head of Product Management & Development Utilities.  We had over 70 people at the jump start and over 950 people attending this year’s conference. Read Tammy Powlas recap if you missed it. 

https://blogs.sap.com/2018/10/22/sap-for-utilities-sap4u-outside-the-lines-recap/

 

SAP 4 Utilities Slides:  Link to Slides

 

Meter to Cash – Tammy Powlas – wrote this great blog about the new SAP S/4HANA Utilities for Customer Management

https://blogs.sap.com/2018/10/21/sap-s4hana-utilities-for-customer-management-a-sap4u-recap/

 

Mark your calendar now for next year’s conference October 22-23, 2019 in San Diego, California.

SAP EAM Centric 2019: Powering the SAP Utilities Community March 18-20, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas  https://sapeamconference.com/

 

Call for Presentations Opening for May 7-9, 2019 ASUG Annual Conference
Time to begin planning for the 2019 conference.  Consider sharing what your utility is doing with our utility community during the 2019 conference in Orlando. Submit your presentation abstract between November 1 and December 1st for consideration.

 

 

 

SAP for Utilities Headline News – Industry Newsletter from SAP

Wouldn’t it be nice to receive the latest utilities-specific information and get your bi-monthly update on SAP’s newest innovations directly to your inbox? Discover best practices from SAP customers and hear about partner solutions and events. Register for the newsletter at: www.sap.com/utilities-news or contact SAPUtilitiesNews@sap.com to get a copy of the latest issue.

 

Customer Community new with SAP’s launch of Community Topics: 

https://www.sap.com/community/topic/utilities.html

If you missed any of this year’s newsletters, we post them here. https://discuss.asug.com/community/sig_communities/utilities_industry

 

Other ASUG Surveys for 2019:

 

 

Thanks,

   The ASUG Utility SIG Team.

Sue Daulton  Marc Rosson Jacqueline L Robinson  Carol Nye  Amy Brown Kristina McClenahan , Richard Uytdewilligen  Ron Schell Tamas Praczko