The way users interact with software applications, products, and services is changing more than ever. Enterprises are expected to keep up with these changes while also providing delightful experiences that meet the needs of the customer and users. How do companies keep up with the rapid change in the marketplace and consumer behavior? We’ll share with you a design-led approach that will enable you to build great products for the Intelligent Enterprise.
In this course, you’ll learn:
Each class is designed to support your learning
Week 1: Overview of SAP’s Design-Led Approach
Week 2: Scope a Design-Led Project
Week 3: Understand Users and Derive Insights
Week 4: Design Your Enterprise Application
Week 5: Deliver a Delightful Application
If you would like to enroll for this course, there are no formal prerequisites or limitations. The course is free and open for everyone. Just register for an account on openSAP and go for the course!Enroll me now
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Deepa Iyer is a design strategist and instructional designer in the SAP Design team. She leads and co-develops the strategy and programming for the Design at Business community. This is a community of practice, consisting of design thinkers and change agents from large organizations who come together to share best practices and stories as they move their teams to become design-led. As an instructional designer, Deepa co-creates learning offerings on design-led approaches and delivers them online and in classroom sessions.
Deepa has been in the IT industry for over 14 years and with SAP for the last 11 years. Prior to joining SAP, she worked in web application development and as a computer science teacher in India.
Deepa holds a master’s degree in information systems from Santa Clara University, California, and a master’s degree in computer applications from Madurai Kamaraj University, India.
Julian Vanderhost is an instructional designer in the SAP Design team. In his role, Julian enables the SAP ecosystem with learning content focused on design-led approaches and SAP design strategic initiatives. Julian joined SAP in 2015 and has held various positions as a project and product manager. Some of his previous projects include SAP Leonardo Enablement, the HanaHaus chatbot, and Project Propel Empowered by SAP.
Julian holds a master's degree in internet business from ISDI Digital University, and a bachelor's degree in management information systems from Delaware State University.
Sylvie Charpentier leads a team of design practitioners at SAP.
With more than 10 years of experience managing software development and quality assurance teams, she is passionate about practicing and teaching design-led approaches, especially applied to the software industry. Since 2010, she has been teaching and promoting design approaches around the world to SAP product teams and SAP partner organizations.
As a professional business coach, Sylvie’s main focus is always on helping people grow and develop their skills.
Dan Watters is a senior user experience designer and strategist in the SAP Design organization. He shares his experience as a designer and in how to encourage a creative innovation process with learners globally for both SAP and external partner groups. As a designer at SAP, Dan has worked with customers and product teams to design numerous mobile business apps for Apple and Android platforms, a data-driven "Analytical Dashboard of the Future" and has worked with a team of co-designers to create and implement SAP's award-winning "Fiori" design language and system.
Currently at SAP for the last 8 years, Dan has over 15 years of experience as a designer working in the hi-tech industry and interactive design agencies. Dan holds a master's degree in human-computer interaction from DePaul University, and bachelor’s degrees in both art and industrial design.