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E3 Category: MAG 23-09

SAP's strategy is cloud computing. Almost all IT providers are taking refuge in the cloud. Why not SAP, too? But SAP has no vision of where it’s going.
Open source and GitHub/GitLab are closely linked. Three years ago, GitHub created a monetization option for open source developers and companies with the sponsorship button.
What are the benefits of open source? SAP modernizations and migrations are complex; taking a different approach based on open-source principles can help you avoid several problems and stumbling blocks from the start.
Skepticism about the S/4 cloud? An annual survey to determine the state of S/4 migration and business opportunities has produced fundamental findings this year. A lot has happened in terms of awareness of SAP offerings.
Whether in industry, transport or administration, whether in the world of work or in everyday life: increasing digitization has led to further growth in data centers in Germany.
Not only is artificial intelligence on the rise, it also holds great potential for quality engineering in software development, especially since it is indispensable for companies.
With increasingly complex applications and shorter release cycles, the topic of automated testing is gaining in importance. What SolMan can do quite well, SAP Cloud ALM still has to learn. E3 spoke with testing expert Markus Helfen from SAP partner Solutive.
When hosting S/4 systems in the cloud, the service level of the provider is what counts. With FIS-ASP, the Dehner group of companies reaches a new level. Dehner has opted for Microsoft Azure operation to achieve its goals quickly and efficiently.
Finnish industrial company establishes digital business process platform based on SAP's Intelligent Enterprise architecture in record time of just 15 months. The transformation project was named Leap.
The connection of heterogeneous machines and the semantic processing of data are essential prerequisites for the successful operation of both ERP and MES solutions such as SAP Digital Manufacturing.
A documentary will provide insights into the relevance of Data Science in e-sports. SAP software tools are designed to provide valuable data to trainers, coaches and teams.
The IT industry is in a constant state of flux, and with it, company executives. Every month, we introduce you here to people who are taking on a new professional challenge.

Working on the SAP basis is crucial for successful S/4 conversion. 

This gives the Competence Center strategic importance for existing SAP customers. Regardless of the S/4 Hana operating model, topics such as Automation, Monitoring, Security, Application Lifecycle Management and Data Management the basis for S/4 operations.

For the second time, E3 magazine is organizing a summit for the SAP community in Salzburg to provide comprehensive information on all aspects of S/4 Hana groundwork. All information about the event can be found here:

SAP Competence Center Summit 2024


Event Room, FourSide Hotel Salzburg,
At the exhibition center 2,
A-5020 Salzburg

Event date

June 5 and 6, 2024

Regular ticket:

€ 590 excl. VAT


Event Room, Hotel Hilton Heidelberg,
Kurfürstenanlage 1,
69115 Heidelberg

Event date

28 and 29 February 2024


Regular ticket
EUR 590 excl. VAT
The organizer is the E3 magazine of the publishing house AG. The presentations will be accompanied by an exhibition of selected SAP partners. The ticket price includes the attendance of all lectures of the Steampunk and BTP Summit 2024, the visit of the exhibition area, the participation in the evening event as well as the catering during the official program. The lecture program and the list of exhibitors and sponsors (SAP partners) will be published on this website in due time.