SAP HANA Expert Webinar Series – April 2017

Scott Feldman

Posted by Scott Feldman on April 4, 2017

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Hello everyone!

With 4,800+ members, SAP HANA customers, partners, and experts are part of an exclusive international community supporting your SAP HANA implementations and adoption initiatives.

This community, known as the SAP HANA International Focus Group (iFG), gives you and your team access to face-to-face activities as well as our acclaimed webinar series to help you deliver SAP HANA solutions to your organization.

For April, we have the following webinars (see details below):

  • April 4th – Intro to SAP Vora 1.4
  • April 6th – Apple SDK & SAP Cloud Platform
  • April 12th SAP HANA 2 SPS 01 Live Expert Webinar Series
  • April 18th – SAP Vora 1.4 Tools & Engines
  • April 27th – Accelerate IFRS 16 & Leasing Management

We encourage you to download the Meeting Invitations (below) to your calendars, and join us! If you are already an iFG member, you have access to past webinar recordings and materials.

If you are new to this global SAP HANA community, then register for access @

Best regards,

Scott Feldman, Esquire
Global Head, SAP HANA Customer Community


Upcoming Sessions:

April 4, 2017

SAP Big Data Engineering is innovating rapidly and the team wants to announce the release of SAP Vora 1.4. There has been a name change, “HANA” has been removed in the product name and now it’s called SAP Vora. This means there are more offerings and more features for the native Vora standalone use cases but the integration of HANA is a key element as well.

Join this session to learn about the new features introduced in Vora 1.4, the product managers will introduce aspects like new installer, enhanced engine features and Modeler enhancements. They will also discuss Vora on Cloud from SAP Cloud Platform Big Data Services and AWS Market Place.

Balaji Krishna (Product Manager in SAP Big Data team); Jason Hinsperger (Product Manager for SAP Vora)

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM Pacific, 11:00 – 12:00 PM Eastern (USA)

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….. April 6, 2017

Apple & SAP announced a partnership to revolutionize the mobile work experience for enterprise customers of all sizes, combining powerful native apps for iPhone and iPad with the cutting-edge capabilities of the SAP HANA platform. This join effort will also deliver a new iOS software development kit (SDK) and training academy so that developers, partners and customers can easily build native iOS apps tailored to their business needs.

This session will provide an overview of the SAP-Apple partnership. The partnership focuses on four key areas to help customers accelerate their digital transformation by mobilizing business-critical workflows and processes, changing how people do their jobs, and increasing productivity and efficiency.

Akash Agarwal (GCP, Tech Partners

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM Pacific, 11:00 – 12:00 PM Eastern (USA), 5:00 PM CET (Germany)

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April 12-28, 2017

Live Expert Series: What’s New in SAP HANA 2.0 SPS 01 – Join us and learn from the SAP HANA Product Management team why new features and enhancements planned to introduce in the latest support package stack (SPS 01) accelerates digital transformation.

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April 18, 2017

A follow-up to the “Intro to SAP Vora 1.4” session on April 4th, join this session to learn about the new features introduced in Vora 1.4 Tools. The product manager will show you how to use visual artifacts in Vora Tools to communicate with various Vora engines.

Speaker: Puntis Jifroodian (Product Management, SAP Vora)

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM Pacific, 11:00 – 12:00 PM Eastern (USA), 5:00 PM CET (Germany)

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April 27, 2017

  • This session will provide hands-on and practical implementation expertise with adequate tools, technique and thought leadership for a risk free and a cost-effective lease management implementation.
  • Deeply understand how the new integrated IFRS16 and lease management solution from Sierra Infosys can help reduce resource cost, shorten implementation times, and improve the lease administration process.
  • Learn about Nakisa’s product strategy and roadmap for lease administration. Also learn about the option to implement Nakisa’s lease administration on SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA.

Jothi Periasamy (Sierra Infosys); Marc Gentile CPA CMA, PMP (Nakisa, Inc.)

Time: 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific, 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern (USA), 8:00 PM CET (Germany)

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