SAP TechEd 2018 Content Themes
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Arm yourself with the knowledge and skills you need to get the most out of your SAP technology investment. Sessions at SAP TechEd are organized across nine Tracks and you can quickly navigate these key functional areas to find the sessions you want. Check out the track descriptions for details about this year’s sessions.
Get insight into the SAP technology strategy as well as road map information on the most important products within our technology portfolio.
Learn about technology innovations for the business applications from SAP, and see how these innovations are combined in customer-specific, real-life scenarios to provide significant business value for companies and their end users.
SAP S/4HANA - Introducing the Next Generation of Business Applications
Solution Architectures for the Digital Business Framework
Technology Strategy and Road Maps
Explore the most powerful technologies of the SAP HANA platform, and learn how you can write your own applications based on SAP HANA quickly and professionally. Get an overview of the development platform and native capabilities of SAP HANA, while also diving into the specifics of ABAP and SAP HANA Cloud Platform on top of the SAP HANA database core layer.
Develop with SAP HANA Cloud Platform
Develop Native SAP HANA Solutions
Develop Customer Engagement Solutions Based on SAP hybris Applications
Develop On-premise ABAP Based Solutions
Understand the SAP user experience (UX) strategy, how to apply a good design right from the beginning, and how to build modern user interfaces by adapting existing SAP UI technologies with the SAP Fiori apps paradigm. Discover how to use this UX strategy as a role model for developing a customer-specific UX. Explore how to create compelling UIs when using Big Data with SAP HANA in flexible deployments (on premise and in the cloud).
UX Tools and Technologies
User Experience and Design
Get a full introduction to the SAP Data Management portfolio, featuring the SAP HANA platform and SAP data management technologies. SAP HANA combines innovative database, data processing, and application platform capabilities, laying the foundation for various predictive, planning, text, spatial, and business analytics scenarios. Ultimately, this provides real-time decision support within windows of opportunity and powerful capabilities to acquire, store, and process Big Data in real time. You'll also sample highlights of SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise, SAP Event Stream Processor, SAP IQ software, the SAP Business Warehouse application, and information management technologies.
Data Management, Big Data, and Deployment Strategies
Data Modeling and Processing
Data Movement and Streaming
Most companies today run hybrid IT landscapes with solutions deployed on premise, in the public cloud, and in the private cloud. SAP helps you to operate, manage, extend, and adapt landscapes without disrupting the business. Learn how to plan, build, and securely run your hybrid landscapes.
Build - Adapt to New Requirements
Overview: IT and Cloud Management
Plan - Landscape Planning and Cloud Transformation
Run - Operate and Optimize Business Applications
Learn how cloud solutions are integrated: SAP and non-SAP, cloud with on premise. Explore how the cloud platform that SAP offers can simplify integration of your cloud and business network scenarios. Gain hands-on experience using SAP HANA Cloud Integration technology to address process, data, and user-centric integration in the cloud.
Experience firsthand how to liberate your SAP data via simple application programming interfaces (APIs) using SAP Gateway technology and the SAP API Management application. Find out how to create engaging apps with an "anywhere world-class UX" for internal (business-to-enterprise, business-to-business) and external (business-to-consumer) needs.
Dig into developing intelligent business operation solutions and smart process applications, including flexible workflows, task management, and rules on SAP HANA. Gain process insights and take action in real time with SAP Operational Process Intelligence software powered by SAP HANA.
Understand how SAP Process Orchestration technology is optimized for SAP HANA. Learn how to develop processes and application-to-application, business-to-business, user-centric, and mobile integrations.
API Development and Management
Integration and Hybrid Cloud
Workflow Management and Operational Intelligence
In this track aimed at business information architects and developers, learn to create and implement strategies to efficiently manage information flows - from acquisition to design, handling, and distribution within the whole company.
Get the skills and insights you need to use cutting-edge SAP technologies, products, and development environments in all manner of ways. Manage and prepare big and small data for analysis. Enable collaborative business intelligence and planning workflows between IT, analysts, and business users. Unleash your creativity in extending and reusing the analytical capabilities of SAP technologies. And enable self-service analytical applications on all devices for all end users, including your own customers.
Key technologies covered include SAP HANA, the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform, SAP Lumira software, SAP Business Warehouse, and predictive analytics tools.
Advanced Analytics/ Predictive
Analytic Applications: Developing, Extending and Embedding
Business Intelligence: Data Discovery, Dashboarding, Reporting
End-to-End Enterprise Analytics
Enterprise Performance Management
Explore how to create secure code, build mobile apps using OAuth as the authentication method, improve code quality using source code vulnerability analysis for developers, and use the security features and functionalities of the SAP HANA platform. Learn to use read access logging to control the enterprise, enable threat detection to secure the enterprise, or configure single sign-on mechanisms like Kerberos or SAML. Find out how two-factor-authentication can be used to further increase security.
Secure Development and Configuration
SAP is taking the enterprise mobile with a portfolio of access, management, development, and security tools as well as a variety of mobile messaging services. Learn how to design, develop, and run mobile solutions that bring data securely from your SAP software landscape to the mobile devices of your choice.
Overview: Mobile Solution Development
Design – Design your Mobile Solutions
Code – Build your Mobile Solutions
Deliver – Deploy and Operate your Mobile Solutions
To help you more easily navigate the thousands of hours of content offered at SAP TechEd, you can quickly identify sessions by Hot Topic, which are key topics that span multiple tracks. This year’s Hot Topics include:
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The content is organized across nine tracks, specifically designed for job profiles. Additionally, major hot topics that span multiple tracks have been defined to simplify content access.
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Our two-hour and four-hour hands-on workshops are instructor-led and may include hands-on learning and applicable exercises. Two students share one laptop. The instructor may offer time for questions and open discussion at the end of the workshop. Advance sign-up is required for reserved seating.
Fully paid, Full Conference SAP TechEd registrants may reserve seats for up to two hands-on workshops on a first-come, first-served basis. Hands-on workshop sign up and a personal agenda builder is tentatively scheduled to open August 26th. Full Conference registrants will receive an email confirming the exact day and time within one week of the launch.
Bring your own device for the hands-on workshop exercises – as a way to reduce paper consumption and to save the environment. We will send out detailed information and instructions on how to download the hands-on exercises to your own tablet, when we get closer to the conference.
Please plan to sign up as early as possible to reserve a seat. Review the session details for any prerequisites to ensure you are fully qualified to attend. Please note: A hands-on workshop reservation only guarantees you a seat if you show up on time for the session. Your best bet will be to arrive no later than 5 minutes before the scheduled session start time, because once the session starts, we'll release any open seats to those on the wait list.
Full Conference registrants may also attend any hands-on workshop with open seats, including audit seats, at the start of the workshop on a first-come, first-served basis. Audit seats allow you to simply observe a workshop from the back of the room.
Seating for the following sessions is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Seats in these sessions cannot be reserved. However, you will be able to add them to your personal agenda approximately one month before the conference.
Our one-hour and two-hour lecture sessions are instructor-led and may include in-depth Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and/or online demonstrations. Review the session details for any prerequisites to ensure you are fully qualified to attend. The instructor may offer time for questions and open discussion at the end of the session. Lecture Sessions will be located off the show floor and held in session rooms in the Venetian Palazzo Congress Center (VPCC) levels 2-4.
Road map Q&A sessions focus on specific product road maps that are covered at a high level in the lecture sessions. They will be located on the show floor.
These 30-minute, face-to-face, small-group discussions take place on the show floor, and are hosted by a wide variety of speakers and experts.
Our mini editions of SAP CodeJam give participants an opportunity to meet one on one with SAP development experts, connect with other developers, share knowledge, and have a little fun coding! They will be located on the show floor.
An opportunity for attendees to openly review and discuss real code, share knowledge, improve designs, and expand their capabilities. Participants work collaboratively to assess real code examples - provided by SAP employees and even attendees - and evaluate the good, the bad, and the ugly in an interactive environment. They will be located on the show floor.
A week prior to the event, we will email registrants with information about how and where to download the presentations and exercises for lecture sessions and hands-on workshops. Full conference registrants will also receive session presentations on a USB drive when they check in on site.
Session capacity is strictly limited to the seating capacity of the classroom. We will not permit overcrowded or standing-room-only classrooms.
All conference sessions take place at the Venetian Palazzo Congress Center (VPCC). We conduct all sessions in English. All conference and session information is subject to change or cancellation.
SAP shall not be liable for damages of any kind resulting from errors or omissions in its conference materials, nor shall SAP be liable for any damages resulting from the use of its conference materials or other information conveyed at SAP TechEd Las Vegas. SAP specifically disclaims, and will not be responsible for, any personal injury or property damage arising from or in connection with attendance at SAP TechEd Las Vegas or participation in any of the SAP TechEd Las Vegas activities or events. SAP reserves the right to refuse or cancel any registration at any time.