SAP UX and Design goes SAP TechEd Las Vegas – Are you already curious to meet SAP’s UX design experts in the flesh?
We’ll introduce you to our hottest topics and give you background information you definitely shouldn’t miss out on.

Get to know our UX experts beforehand and check out the Agenda with our three sub-tracks:          


Ingo and Oliver Introduce UI Technologies

Ingo Deck and Oliver Lehmann have been with SAP for 18 years now, gaining expertise as consultants and finally making their way to the UI technologies area. They are both passionate about UX and hope to share their of SAP Fiori and SAP S/4HANA. Join them in their introductive UX Tools and Technology sessions and get a kick start into user experience at SAP!

         09/20/16, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., UX101, Palazzo Ballroom A

         09/22/16, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., UX101, Palazzo Ballroom D

Get an overview of SAP’s strategic UI technologies and clients and how they support the SAP Fiori and SAP S/4HANA software strategy. Learn about key characteristics and road maps and see them in action in live demos. See how mobile tools and technologies from SAP perfectly complement this portfolio. Topics covered include among others: Build, SAPUI5, SAP Web IDE, SAP Screen Personas, UI theme designer as well as SAP Fiori launchpad. Finally, get best practices on when to choose which technology.

Get an Overview with Nis Boy

Our guru for UI technologies Nis Boy Naeve has been gaining expertise in UX topics trough working with customers, continuously providing consultation and aid in everything concerning efficient business operations. He’s driven by innovative techniques – join his UX Tools and Technologies session to get hooked, too.

         09/20/16, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., UX844, Road Map Q&A 1: Show Floor – Hall G Level 1

         09/22/16, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., UX844, Road Map Q&A 5: Show Floor – Hall G Level 1

Get an overview of the road map of the key user interface technologies from SAP. Briefly touching on all the key technologies and tools, like SAPUI5, SAP Web IDE, SAP Fiori launchpad, SAP Screen Personas, SAP Business Client, SAP Enterprise Portal, and more, the focus will be on how they play together, opening a lively discussion based on questions and interests of the audience.

         09/20/16, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., TEC214, Toscana 3608

         09/22/16, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., TEC214, Zeno 4608

This session will lay out the latest updates along the UX strategy from SAP (including SAP S/4HANA, SAP Fiori for iOS, and SAP Fiori 2.0) and reveal the latest developments and future direction of the concept, design language, and technologies of the SAP Fiori user experience. You will learn from customer experience and best practices how to leverage tools, technologies and design services to successfully embark on your UX journey. One or more customer examples will be showcased.

Tobias Talks SAP Screen Personas

Together with Sebastian Steinhauer, Tobias Queck developed a way to simplify screens in SAP ERP systems using SAP Screen Personas. Now Tobias is eager to share his insights into working with personas from scratch. Being a real people person, he enjoys building software that delights customers and enables them to do their job right – and to like what they do. Catch him at one of his User Experience Design sessions to get all the first hand details about SAP Screen Personas. Don’t miss out, his sessions get booked out fast!

        09/20/16, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., UX261, Lando 4203

         09/22/16, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., UX261, Lando 4205

This hands-on session gives you a chance to build more intuitive SAP GUI interface screens using SAP Screen Personas software. Simplify screens using the HTML5-based editor, record scripts and automatically generate JavaScript, and try all the new usability features with help from our experts. Learn firsthand how you can improve your users’ productivity with streamlined screens and workflows. We will focus on streamlining transactions in Web Dynpro in SAP ECC 6.0, SoH, and SAP S/4HANA.

Design your Application with Lyubomir

An expert in user experience design Lyubomir Mateev has been driven by his passion for design for seven years now. Especially his attention to detail gives him the best prerequisites for designing great user-centered applications. If you want to find out more about the design-led development process and prototype your own SAP Fiori apps, check out the hands-on session.

        09/21/16, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., UX261, Titan 2302

        09/22/16, 2:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., UX261, Titan 2302

You would like to build a Fiori application that truly meets your users‘ needs? An application that is optimized to effectively support your company’s employees in their daily work? This workshop will introduce you to processes and methods which will help you design exemplary user-centered applications. You gain an overview over the design process followed by SAP’s development teams. During the course of the session you are going to develop use cases and SAP Fiori app prototypes hands-on.

Jochen’s Guide to Implementation 

With 21 years of SAP development and consulting experience, Jochen Saterdag is definitely the go-to guy for everything to do SAP technology implementation and functionality. Jochen wants to enable customers to implement SAPs’ innovative products successfully and enjoys the look of happy end user’s faces when using our technolgogies. Join his sessions to get insights and updates into implementing SAP Fiori.

         09/20/16, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., UX205, Marcello 4405

         09/21/16, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., UX205, Palazzo Ballroom D

Learn about options from SAP to implement SAP Fiori on SAP HANA Cloud Platform, SAP S/4HANA and SAP ERP 6. Understand the key criteria to choose the best deployment option for you, the system architecture, and how to implement SAP Fiori easily. Learn about essential tools such as the maintenance planner, worklists, and authorization synchronization. Get insights through consolidated project feedback.

Peter and SAP Screen Personas  

Peter Spielvogel’s heart beats for the SAP Screen Personas – and riding the triple bike with his kids. Meet the man who loves creating innovative products that make people’s lives better. He’s looking forward to sharing his knowledge of SAP Screen Personas with you at SAP TechEd Las Vegas. Learn how SAP Screen Personas help you simplify SAP GUI or S/4HANA screens at his UX Tools and Technologies sessions.

         09/21/16, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., UX209, Zeno 4601

         09/23/16, 8:00 a.m. – 9:0 a.m., UX209, Palazzo Ballroom N

The SAP Fiori launchpad is the single starting point to launch role-based SAP Fiori apps, flavors of SAP Screen Personas software, and custom programs. We will demo how to create SAP Fiori UX designs using SAP Screen Personas, how to embed them into the launchpad to deliver a seamless user experience, and when to choose which solution, based on your specific business needs.

Build with Velavan

As lead product manager, Velavan Trichy is passionate about designing beautiful and state of the art apps. He’s our specialist for the collaborative design tool Build and can show you how to build your own interactive prototype. Dive with him into the world of user-centered app creation – attend his user experience and design sessions at SAP TechEd Las Vegas!

        09/21/16, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., UX161, Lando 4306

        09/22/16, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., UX161, Murano 3303

In this hands-on session you will use Build, the collaborative design tool, to compose an interactive prototype of a working app. You will start from static wireframes and gradually change it to an SAPUI5 prototype that is ready for development in SAP Web IDE.

Stefan & Thorsten flashing with SAP Fiori Elements

Stefan Engelhardt and Thorsten Erlewein share a common passion: developing consistent apps in the blink of an eye. They want to share their expertise in SAP Fiori Elements so creating apps is not a matter of months anymore. Join their UX Tools and Technologies hands-on sessions and find out how you can make your life much easier.

        09/22/16, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., UX165, Murano 3204

        09/23/16, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., UX165, Lido 3105

In this session you will learn about the programming model of SAP Fiori elements and SAP S/4HANA including a demo of how an app can be created on top of a CDS view with annotations. See how quickly you can create an overview page. You will create an SAP Fiori elements app based on an OData service without annotations. The app and the annotations will be created using SAP Web IDE and will include a list report and several object pages. In addition you will get to know how the app can be extended.

Convincing Sceptics with Andreas

Andreas Hauser has been working for SAP his entire life, so it’s hardly surprising that he’s a real SAP UX ambassador. Putting people in the center of all solutions rather than technology is what he’s passionate about. Meet the man who can help you convince IT and business leaders of the UX’ value at his User Experience and Design sessions!

        09/22/16, 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., UX103, Palazzo Ballroom O

Increasingly, IT organizations around the world are realizing that being successful requires more than an efficient software implementation. They need to understand their end users. But how can you convince IT and business leaders to value UX? It is pretty simple: you need to show the business value. In this session you will hear customer examples and get to know best practices how to apply a human-centered approach in your organization.

All about Fiori 2.0 with Michael and Jamila

Michael Falk seems to be a real world Superman: he traveled from Orient to Down Under and even further beyond to spread the SAP Fiori UX strategy all over the globe. His expertise and Jamila Schon’s passion for SAP Fiori 2.0 makes them the perfect team for any questions regarding how to get started on your own SAP Fiori adventure. Meet them at their sessions or on the show floor and start your journey with SAP Fiori!

         09/20/16, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., UX100, Marcello 4504

         09/22/16, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., UX100, Toscana 3608

In this session you will learn all about the design rationale behind SAP Fiori 2.0 and how it will become available in SAP S/4HANA. What are the new features and how can they be used? What is the direction SAP Fiori is taking forward and what enhancements can we expect in the near future. If you are working with SAP Fiori or if you plan to start working with SAP Fiori, this session will give you all information you need to plan your design and front-end development.

        09/22/16, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m., UX219, Palazzo Ballroom C

In this lecture, the award winners from an internal idea contest will present their projects to the audience. They will explain the ideas (no products yet): 1. “Expert on Demand” – directly utilize the knowledge of the employee community in an application 2. “FIO…wait for it…RI” – Significantly improve the performance of an SAP Fiori app 3. “Tables Remixed” – A quick and elegant way to make sense of complex tabular data, draw insights, and make decisions

Jan’s Outlook into the Future 

After touring around half the globe with Michael Falk, Jan Rüssel is looking forward to intensive SAP TechEd days packed with sessions all about SAP Fiori Elements. The Product Manager has been evolving the SAP UX strategy and the Fiori Roadmap for 12 years and is passionate about facilitating end users’ lives by delivering great products. Don’t miss out on his UX Tools and Technology sessions!

         09/21/16, 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., UX125, Palazzo Ballroom N

         09/22/16, 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., UX125, Marcello 4405

80% of the SAP Fiori apps will in the future be built using SAP Fiori elements. Understand the concept of generating UIs based on metadata annotations for the most-used application patterns. Learn why this approach tremendously increases the development efficiency and maintainability while ensuring UX consistency. In addition, you will get to know the flexibility concepts to extend apps built with SAP Fiori elements.

Experience the Cloud with Aviad 

Aviad Rivlin is an SAP Mentor focusing on SAP User Experience and Portals, on-premise and on-cloud. Aviad is focusing these days on helping customers to renew their SAP User Experience via cloud services (Fiori on Cloud and Cloud Portal). He will be happy to meet you in one of his sessions, or in a 1:1 meeting in case you have more specific questions you would like to discuss – contact him via twitter @AviadRivlin

        09/21/16, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., UX260, Experience SAP Fiori in the Cloud: Lando 4306

         09/23/16, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., UX260, Experience SAP Fiori in the Cloud: Lando 4302

SAP Fiori, cloud edition provides a simple, cloud-based deployment for the SAP Fiori apps and the SAP Fiori launchpad. It runs on SAP HANA Cloud Platform, while consuming business data from your on-premise SAP Business Suite software systems. Join this hands-on session to get first-hand experience how SAP Fiori, cloud edition simplifies your UI renewal.

        09/20/16, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., IFL204, Design Thinking: Transitioning SAP Enterprise Portal to the Cloud: Show Floor – Product Influencing Lounge

In this session, we will brainstorm, in a design thinking style, the use cases and benefits of transitioning your SAP Enterprise Portal component to the cloud (i.e. SAP HANA Cloud Portal).

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