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E3 Category: MAG 23-10

The AI and Industry 4.0 project "The Right Person at the Right Time at the Right Place" provides forecasts and recommendations for workforce management.
In Walldorf, the Board of Management's headquarters and offices will be completely renovated. The Supervisory Board has not yet decided whether new employees will move in after the renovation is completed.
In 2027, SAP will discontinue maintenance for Process Integration (PI) and Process Orchestration (PO), respectively.
Many retail companies are facing challenges in their ERP systems with regards to their IT landscape. SAP's RISE and GROW sales packages could help support companies' move to the cloud.
A fully automated solution from Empirius is now available for important SAP Basis tasks of SAP SEC Notes handling and managing.
SAP's collecting mania knows no bounds. SAP believes that it will automatically understand other companies’ intellectual property just by owning them.
SAP is going cloud-only and is inciting discussion in the SAP community. The move to the cloud has been on the horizon for many years, and now every company must ask itself what this means for its own future.
No monthly SAP news should be disregarded. The Short Facts are dedicated to minor news as well as seemingly more or less important statements from the community. This is the place for SAP-specific press releases that otherwise tend to be overlooked. Companies and people are not indexed.
The transformation to a business partner has been a goal of CFOs for years, but it is only the effects of the multi-crisis and the topics of digitalization and sustainability that are putting CFOs more at the center of corporate management.
SAP will acquire LeanIX, the recognized enterprise architecture manager (EAM), but SAP is confusing cause with effect. The cause of the S/4 disaster is not a missing EAM. The LeanIX acquisition will not achieve its intended effect in IT.
The market has many international experts and lateral entrants to offer. To exploit this potential, some decision-makers still need to rethink and transform processes.
In addition to the inevitable topic of AI, Christian Klein's keynote at the DSAG Congress focused on the Business Technology Platform. Naturally, he also addressed the cloud-only strategy and what on-prem customers can expect in the future.

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.