Data Lab Dialogues is a technology podcast produced in collaboration between SAP Data Lab Copenhagen, SAP Nordic, SAP partners and SAP customers. Through dynamic conversations, our hosts and guests cover a range of topics featuring emerging technologies. Our goal is to be a vibrant communication channel for the Danish and Nordic SAP network. Hosts Thomas Madsen and Karl Bergström are SAP employees and technology enthusiasts. All thoughts shared via Data Lab Dialogues are our own and do not reflect those of SAP. If you have an exciting story or experience that you would like to tell in the podcast, do not hesitate to reach out to Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Karl (email@example.com).
Using Data in a volatile business environment
In a conversation with Gitte Kvist Hansen, Head of BI and Analytics at Lemvigh-Müller we learn how data is becoming the key asset for a wholesale company in a volatile business environment. We discuss how SAP BI solutions help bring the right data assets to the business for timely decision making. Gitte explains how Lemvigh-Müller has organized themselves for good BI governance using SAP BW and SAP HANA.
Infusing ABAP with a cloud mindset
In a coffee corner conversation with Karl Kessler from SAP we discuss the benefits of ABAP and how ABAP is evolving in a cloud world. ABAP is still very useful and is being augmented for use in hybrid scenario where some workloads run in SAP S/4HANA and some in the Business technology platform. We discuss how ABAP consultants should prepare for the future.
In a conversation with Uwe Grigoleit from SAP we discuss the benefits of S/4HANA, options for cloud and the future of ERP. Uwe shares his advice for clients considering S/4HANA and explains how partners and clients can leverage their experience with SAP ECC (The biggest S/4HANA competitor by the way) to secure not just a successful S/4HANA implementation, but also realize the full business potential of S/4HANA.
Reflections on No-Code/Low-Code
In a coffee corner conversation with Tim Back, Chief Development Architect at SAP we learn how SAP approaches low/no-code tooling and how this fit into the overall SAP Architecture
SAP's Best Kept Secret
Change Management is a challenging discipline. Overcoming the obstacles posed by the power of habit is no easy feat. In-application learning and process assistance can help simplify adoption of new solutions and ways of working. SAP’s enable now solution provide in application help and guidance including rich standard content, but also with the capability for developers, consultants and process owners to create their own content specific to their application, solution design or process implementation.
How to implement S/4HANA in the best way
In a conversation with Ole Jedrzejczyk from Deloitte we discuss best practice S/4HANA project execution and some of the tools that help make project execution simpler and less risky. We learn what Application Lifecycle Management is all about and discuss solutions such as Solution Manager, Cloud ALM, Signavio and Deloitte advisory.