Pre Summit Workshops

Pre-Summit Half Day Workshops (Sunday August 25th, 1pm - 4.30PM)

Workshop One: What you must know for a successful conversion to SAP S/4HANA – a practical deep dive 

Many people are currently planning, in the middle of or even just considering a move to SAP S/4HANA, however there is a great deal of misunderstanding and lack of knowledge about what is involved in migrating to S/4HANA, what options do you have and how exactly do you go about planning your migration project and successfully making the move. Back by overwhelming demand and with updated content, this unique half day, interactive, deep dive, technical workshop, exclusive to SAUG, will change all that. Presented by the cream of international S/4HANA implementation and technical experts, with demonstrations on live systems, this workshop will give you the knowledge and a wealth of practical tools to ensure you can understand, plan and migrate successfully to S/4HANA. Learn about what to do and what mistakes to avoid from a raft of actual case study examples. Essential for any organisation that wants to ensure it gets the best return on its costly investment and for anyone that wants to ramp up their knowledge and career prospects. Topics covered include: 

  • How to plan your S/4HANA migration strategy and project 
  • Understanding and deciding on the best technical transition scenarios  
  • Source system & minimum requirements for S/4HANA 
  • Conversion or re-implement -what you must know 
  • Readiness & simplification pre-checks including Sizing, Custom Code, Maintenance Planner  
  • Architecture, operations & technology 
  • Resolving errors 
  • Finance conversion, preparation, reconciliation and closing activity 
  • Data checks, issues & models 
  • Starting, running and checking the conversion process 
  • Building & modifying UX including SAP Fiori for S/4HANA 

Presented by our S/4HANA experts:  

  • Lars Rueter, S/4HANA Product Management and Head of SAP S/4HANA Regional Implementation Group for APJ 
  • Hendrik Luetjohann, BTS Principal Business Consultant and Product Expert – SAP S/4HANA On-Premise & Cloud 
  • Jocelyn Dart, SAP Mentor, Product Expert and UX Strategist  

Workshop Two: Building a great Experience strategy – from User Experience and Customer Experience to SAP Cloud Platform 

The experience economy is driving a lot of SAP’s solution roadmap in particular the heavy investments to increase capability in CX. A key component of CX is User Experience. UX is one of the most critical elements that will determine the success of your SAP solutions and indeed your entire Digital Transformation strategy. This workshop will bring together all these key concepts and give you a good foundation so you can start to build your innovation strategy. Presented by leading international UX experts and workshop facilitators, the workshop will provide an update on the evolvement of SAP Cloud Platform and SAP User and Customer Experience, including SAP Fiori 3 and SAP Litmos. Topics that will be covered include:  

  • SAP User Experience and SAP Cloud Platform Strategy 
  • SAP Fiori evolution and SAP CoPilot 
  • SAP Customer Experience and SAP Litmos – Overview of the new 6-pillar SAP C/4HANA Suite. 
  • SAP API Business Hub - Discover and consume digital content packages with APIs 
  • Practical steps in building your UX & CX strategy  
  • Wrap up and Q&A. 

Facilitated by our international experts: 

  • Dr. Johannes Wasserfall, VP, SAP Products & Innovation (Germany) &  
  • Dr. Phil Dervan, VP, SAP Products & Innovation (USA) 

Places are strictly limited so register now. (Please note: These workshops have a separate registration fee. Only delegates registered for the National Summit can register for these workshops)

Cost of attendance $260 (exl GST) per workshop, workshops will run concurrently.