SAP TechED Las Vegas vs Barcelona

This year, I was fortunate enough to attend 2 TechEd conferences: the one held in Las Vegas (October 19-23)  and the one from Barcelona (November 10-12). I would like to share my thoughts on this year’s TechEds. I can say that I enjoyed both, though often for different reasons.   I will probably attend the…

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SAP TechEd Las Vegas Wrap-up

I got home from a 2-week trip whose main focus was on the SAP TechEd Las Vegas conference, followed by APIGEE’s I Love APIs as the second most important conference. The overall information was focused on the two-speed business, systems of records (SAP ERP system, CRM or other back-end systems), and the system of engaging…

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Best Practices – Custom Development

This is part 9 of my Best Practices in SAP PI/PO series. You can read more about the series here.   Custom development is usually done either because the standard does not support the functionality you want, or because the complexity of the scenario needs to be dramatically reduced. Custom development is limited to Java;…

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SAPPHIRE NOW ASUG Annual Conference 2015 with focus on Integration

I have been looking at the session catalog for Sapphire Now and here is a list of the sessions that I believe are interesting, and that I’ll try to attend. There aren’t a lot of PI/PO sessions. There is just the BT117 session about B2B capabilities. I had hoped for a Roadmap session, but I…

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First impressions of HANA Cloud Integration (HCI)

I participated in a Swedish SAP user group meeting for Integration today in Gothenburg, where participants received hands-on experience with SAP. The PI Roadmap was intensely discussed, so was PO and predictions about what was going to be delivered, as well as other future innovations. Contrary to my expectations, a very interesting – and I…

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