AFSUG grows from strength to strength, for 2020 and beyond

JOHANNESBURG – July 22, 2020 – The African SAP User Group (AFSUG), a non-profit organisation providing a forum for local SAP customers to share information and experiences, as well as to influence SAP Africa and SAP AG’s local and global directions, has embraced the many challenges experienced by businesses worldwide over 2020, taking more positive …

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SAP Customer Connection Selection Call Webinar for Access Control 2021

We are happy to announce that 55 Improvement requests have been scoped for development within SAP Customer Connection focus topic Access Control 2021. The product team gave their best to choose the most beneficial improvements from the submissions made by and voted for by more than 200 participants from 25 countries. Find the detailed scoping …

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How Leading-Edge Businesses Respond to COVID-19

August 12, 2020 by Rick Pricehttps://news.sap.com/2020/08/covid-19-response-from-leading-edge-businesses/ COVID-19 has impacted businesses all over the world and many have been showing their resilience as they innovate with SAP technology. After unifying their inspiring stories into a single video, the big picture that emerges is breathtaking. Not only are these businesses finding inventive ways to respond to the crisis, they are …

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Women’s Day | Month Competition

Let’s celebrate all the amazing women that we know! Follow our LinkedIn Page to celebrate all our Volunteers. https://www.linkedin.com/company/african-sap-user-group/ The African SAP User Group celebrates the outstanding women that volunteer on our Special Interest Groups and/or AFSUG Board and we would like to honour them for their time and expertise shared with our SAP user …

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AFSUG Donation to FoodForwardSA

African SAP User Group (AFSUG) supports COVID food redistribution in SA, with R100k donation to FoodForward SA

JOHANNESBURG – August 12, 2020 – Having made significant cost savings by presenting virtual events for its members during the COVID-19 pandemic, the African SAP User Group (AFSUG) has donated R100,000 to FoodForward SA, South Africa’s largest food redistribution organisation. The contribution from AFSUG, a non-profit organisation providing a forum for local SAP customers and …

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SAP Announces Intent to Take Qualtrics Public

https://news.sap.com/2020/07/sap-announces-intent-qualtrics-ipo/ WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced its intent to take Qualtrics public through an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States. Qualtrics is the market leader and creator of the Experience Management (XM) category, a large, fast-growing and rapidly evolving market. SAP intends to remain the majority owner of Qualtrics. SAP’s primary objective for the IPO is to fortify …

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SAP Quality Principle 8: Exploit Standard Functionality and Delivery Best Practices

Principle 8: Exploit standard functionality and delivery best practices Software configuration is often very powerful, versatile, and far reaching. Through configuration, or the use of solution templates, seemingly unique business requirements can be fulfilled, making major software modifications unnecessary. The result is the faster delivery of a more sustainable solution at lower risk and at …

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Appointment of new Chairman of the Board at African SAP User Group – Duke Mathebula

We are pleased to announce the appointment of  Mr Duke Mathebula (MBA) as the Chairman of the Board of African SAP User Group with immediate effect.  Mr Mathebula was appointed Vice Chairman in December of 2019 and appointed as Chairman by a unanimous resolution of the Board of directors dated 13 July 2020. Reg Barry …

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SAP Quality Principle 7: Identify and Manage Risks and Issues Throughout the Project

https://news.sap.com/africa/2020/07/sap-quality-principle-7-identify-and-manage-risks-and-issues-throughout-the-project/#top-stories Principle 7: Identify and manage risks and issues throughout the project Careful identification, analysis, and manage­ment of risks and issues are key to success. Regardless of project size, a formal risk manage­ment process should be followed and include organizations affected by the implementation as well as implementation partners. Continuously – and where a partner …

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