SAP HANA Expert Webinar Series – February 2018

Hello everyone,

With 5,700+ members, SAP HANA customers, partners, and experts are part of an exclusive international community supporting your SAP HANA implementations and adoption initiatives. We’re excited to bring many compelling SAP HANA topics to you in 2018!

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

We encourage you to register below, 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:

February 15, 2018
SAP Data Hub 2018 Roadmap Webinar
Learn how SAP Data Hub helps companies to accelerate and expand the flow of data across the modern, diverse data landscape by providing unprecedented data access and governance; creating powerful, organization-spanning data flows; and delivering results by leveraging existing data-processing investments.This session will introduce customer use cases, features, and architecture.


  • Marc Hartz (Product Manager | P&I Big Data, SAP)

8:00 – 9:00 AM PST, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST, 5:00 – 6:00 PM CET

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February 15, 2018
#askSAP: SAP 2018 Strategy & Roadmap for Business Intelligence
Today companies need modern analytics capabilities that work together to analyze data wherever it resides for enterprises of all sizes and across every industry.To help them better understand that data and to help simplify and transform their business there are different technology options available – on premise, cloud, and hybrid.Join us for our first #askSAP Community Call of 2018 to:

  • Learn about SAP’s roadmap and vision for business intelligence and data discovery covering these technology options
  • Hear about product strategy, developments, and planned releases for our BI solutions

This is your opportunity to be part of the discussion and engage with the SAP Product Experts.


Nic Smith, Global VP of Product Marketing for Cloud Analytics, SAP


  • Jayne Landry, Global VP Product Management, SAP Leonardo & Analytics
  • Blair Wheadon, General Manager of Data Discovery
  • Adrian Westmoreland, Product Management, SAP Analytics Cloud

8:00 – 9:00 AM PST, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST, 5:00 – 6:00 PM CET

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February 20, 2018
Your Right Mix – HPE Explores the SAP S/4HANA Digital Core
Hybrid Cloud Deployment Options Available
It’s clear that every SAP implementation will result in a hybrid cloud deployment as companies migrate and adopt S/4HANA.What is often not so clear is which of the hybrid cloud deployments are right for your environment.This session helps you and your organization understand what your right mix should be by examining key mission critical connections and the impact they have on your efforts to best architect and future-proof your hybrid cloud solution.We will share key customer examples, and our relationship with SAP around the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud offering. HPE believes that many SAP customers will be a hybrid customer and we are committed to making hybrid simple and successful.Not every hybrid scenario makes business sense. What scenarios will work for you?

Topics include:
• Customer scenarios & use cases
• Understanding mission critical connections
• Right Mix considerations for Hybrid Cloud
• Mission critical solutions from HPE for SAP HANA and SAP S/4HANA

Roy Ferrari, Global Head of Cloud – SAP Alliance at HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise)

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM PST, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST, 5:00 – 6:00 PM CET

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February 22, 2018
Assessing SAP HANA Megatrends Featuring Chris Hallenbeck
New SAP HANA trends are emerging that impact businesses now more than ever. Data-driven systems of intelligence have the power to enable digital transformation and new business models.Business, as well as IT, leaders and experts should consider short and long-term data strategies that create the highest possible value for their organizations.This series kick-off session addresses key global megatrends impacting SAP HANA customers and the marketplace including:

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Ensuring Readiness to Address Compliance
  • SAP and Esri Geo-Enabled Intelligent Enterprise – Enabling GIS Data Across the Enterprise
  • SAP HANA Data Anonymization – Analyzing Sensitive Data Without Risking Data Privacy
  • SAP Operational Process Intelligence – Providing Real-time Visibility into Processes Spanning Multiple Systems
  • Data Warehousing and Analytics – Making Better Business Decisions
  • Translytical Data Platforms – Deploying New Levels of Operational Efficiency and Business Insight

Chris Hallenbeck, SVP, Global Head of SAP’s Database & Data Management Go-to-Market & Product Management organization

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM PST, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST, 5:00 – 6:00 PM CET

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  Be a part of the SAP HANA International Focus Group Community today!Join the exclusive SAP HANA International Focus Group (iFG) Jam Community! This community provides a single, central global location for unique SAP HANA updates only available to our members.

Enjoy these benefits:

  • Global SAP HANA Expert and leadership insights exclusive to our community
  • Early access to SAP HANA related product updates and upcoming events
  • Receive the latest information and updates (webinars, recordings, and focused content)
  • HANA Spotlight webcasts from our customer successes

Don’t miss out on the latest SAP HANA news! Join the SAP HANA International Focus Group (iFG) Community today – click HERE if you’re already a member. If not, please register @

SAP HANA International Focus Group Sponsors

We’d like to thank our sponsors, NetApp, HPE, and oXya for their continued support of the community.

If you’re already a member of the SAP HANA iFG Community, check out their work with SAP HANA HERE. If not, please register @


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