Marc Bernard

Marc Bernard

Chief Architect

Marc Bernard is a Sr. Chief Architect in the SAP HANA Competence Center with a focus on in-memory computing technology, enterprise data warehousing, and business intelligence. He has been with SAP since 1997 and has more than seventeen years of experience in functions for SAP Business Warehouse (BW) specializing in system architecture, business planning applications, and security. Since 2010, Marc has been engaged in the launch of SAP HANA, the game-changing, real-time platform for analytics and applications, and with his experience Marc is one of SAP's most valuable assets for these solutions. Marc is now playing a major part in the rollout of SAP BW/4HANA, the next generation data warehouse solution from SAP. In his role as Chief Architect he has a strategic focus on future development topics, works closely aligned with the development team, and is a trusted advisor for SAP's customers. In addition, Marc has very strong technical skills in areas such as cross-module application integration, SAP system and database management (SAP Basis), ABAP custom developments, and performance tuning. Marc has spoken at SAP-sponsored events such as SAPPHIRE, WIS BI Conferences, SAP TechEd, and ASUG forums. On a regular basis, he expands SAP's methodology by creating how-to papers, hosting know-how conference calls, and implementing useful tools to make adopting SAP BW and SAP BW/4HANA a more beautiful experience for customers. He is also a moderator and active contributor for the SAP HANA and SAP BW forums on the SAP Community Network. Follow me @marcfbe

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The Road to SAP BW/4HANA – Part 3

Posted by Marc Bernard on June 6, 2017

(Updated January 2019) It’s time to continue our story. Welcome back! In part 1 and part 2 of this series, we described the different paths for getting to SAP BW/4HANA…

The Road to SAP BW/4HANA – Part 2

Posted by Marc Bernard on September 18, 2016

(Updated January 2019) In the first part, we looked at the different paths to get to SAP BW/4HANA. Now let’s see which path makes the most sense for a given…

The Road to SAP BW/4HANA – Part 1

Posted by Marc Bernard on September 7, 2016

(Updated January 2019) One of the most frequently asked questions is how you can get from your current data warehouse landscape to SAP BW/4HANA. At SAP, we realize each of…