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E3 Category: MAG 23-11

What’s right is wrong. Sooner or later, SAP CEO Christian Klein will be right with his "cloud-only" postulate.
A market study by Basis Technologies shows that dependence on outdated IT tools and fear of the unknown are hindering the world's largest companies' business S/4 transformation.
Are you in the process of converting to S/4 Hana? Then you are probably familiar with the licensing difficulties that accompany such a change. Software Asset Management (SAM) can help lead the project to success.
Virtually every company is dissatisfied with the GDPR regulation. At the same time, however, the GDPR leads to more data security and greater trust. has received a surprisingly large number of articles about SAP licenses this past month. We have been observing this growing need for discussion for several months. Licenses are becoming a key factor for S/4 conversion.
Only about a third of the DSAG (German-speaking SAP User Group) members trust SAP's strategy. SAP CEO Christian Klein's visions are correct, but the way they are presented and communicated misses the mark with the SAP community.
It is now widely recognized within the SAP community that data and its dependencies considerably prolong the upgrade to the next SAP generation. But there is an ideal remedy: a shortcut via One Click Transformation.
In recent years, automation in controlling as well as in finance and accounting (F&A) has become a major topic, especially since automation lays the foundation for many new additional possibilities to better structure accounting.
As many readers will already be aware, securing the SAP gateway is crucial for the security of SAP systems. But what can happen if the gateway is configured incorrectly or insecurely?
The IDC Manufacturing Survey examined how EMEA manufacturing companies are dealing with the current economic uncertainties. The manufacturing industry, especially SMEs, is considered the backbone of the economy in the DACH region.
In order to be able to assess the risk potential of SAP landscapes and identify possible points of attack, there are numerous measures that make it a challenge to maintain an overview.
The movie quote comes from Casablanca. To this day, no other film is quoted more often than Michael Curtiz's masterpiece. Everyone knows at least one quote from Casablanca, even if they have never seen the movie in its entirety.

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.