SAP Leonardo - Enabling the Intelligent Enterprise

Join this free online course to learn and experience how SAP Leonardo is enabling the intelligent enterprise through the Internet of Things (IoT), analytics, blockchain, machine learning, Big Data, and data intelligence. SAP Leonardo was announced in 2017 and is the combination of intelligent applications, technologies, and industry-led innovation services to bring intelligence to the enterprise. This enables businesses to leverage their data to detect patterns, predict outcomes, and suggest actions. Please note: if you participated in “Touch IoT with SAP Leonardo” in 2017, this is the ideal next step in learning about SAP Leonardo. If you’re new to the topic, this is the perfect introduction.

This course was retired in October 2023.

Self-paced since August 15, 2018
Language: English
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This course was retired in October 2023.

Course Summary

This course will educate you on the circumstances leading us into the intelligence era of enterprise computing. It will show you the capabilities and outcomes made possible by the next-gen technologies that are at the heart of SAP Leonardo. And this course will illustrate the various ways in which you can quickly take advantage of these technologies via embedding them in SAP applications, integrating them in industry specific scenarios, or adopting them through open innovation.

SAP Leonardo was named after the original “Renaissance Man” – Leonardo da Vinci – and is designed to help businesses become intelligent enterprises as part of the new digital renaissance happening all around us. SAP Leonardo powers enterprises with intelligent technologies for every business process to create better outcomes. This course will walk you through each of the core components that make up SAP Leonardo and will provide you with the information you need to get started with enabling the intelligent enterprise.

Please note: If you participated in “Touch IoT with SAP Leonardo” in 2017, this course is the next step in learning SAP’s approach to not only the Internet of Things, but also several other related innovations that all work together. If you didn’t participate in “Touch IoT with SAP Leonardo,” this course is just as applicable. It’s a self-contained, end-to-end learning experience and has no prerequisites.

Course Characteristics

  • Starting from: July 17, 2018, 09:00 UTC. (What does this mean?)
  • Duration: The course is open for 4 weeks
  • Effort: 2-3 hours in total
  • Course assignment: You can take the course assignment at any time whilst the course is open.
  • Course closure: August, 15, 2018, 9:00 UTC
  • Course language: English
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Course Content

Unit 1: SAP Leonardo - Introduction
Unit 2: SAP Leonardo - The Internet of Things
Unit 3: SAP Leonardo - Analytics
Unit 4: SAP Leonardo - Blockchain
Unit 5: SAP Leonardo - Machine Learning
Unit 6: SAP Leonardo - Big Data
Unit 7: SAP Leonardo - Data Intelligence
Unit 8: SAP Leonardo - What’s Next?

Target Audience

  • Executive managers
  • IT professionals
  • Solution consultants
  • Application developers
  • Anyone interested in intelligent technologies and innovation

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Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a Record of Achievement by earning at least 50% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments.
  • Gain a Confirmation of Participation by completing at least 50% of the course material.

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This course is offered by

Mala Anand

Mala Anand is President of SAP Leonardo & Analytics at SAP, leading the end-to-end business including go-to-market, product development and strategy.

With over 20 years of experience as a senior software executive, Mala places a deep focus on delivering innovative solutions to the market that help customers develop informed, timely insights to establish new modes of engaging their workforce and customers.

Elvira Wallis

Elvira Wallis is senior vice president of SAP’s Internet of Things Engineering. She is responsible for ideating, defining, delivering, and taking-to-market Internet of Things (IoT) business solutions.

Elvira focuses on cultivating innovation, building effective teams, and putting customers first while scaling a business of well-integrated cloud solutions.

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Ty Miller

Ty Miller is VP of Product Management for SAP Analytics Cloud. Over the past 18 years, Ty has been responsible for Product and Solution Management of SAP BusinessObjects BI and Explorer, SAP HANA, and SAP Lumira, as well as advising on and implementing many BI solutions for customers and partners.

Before joining SAP, he spent five years in the French Foreign Legion's 2nd Parachute Regiment. Ty holds an MBA in International Business and an MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University.

Raimund Gross

Raimund Gross is the responsible Blockchain strategist at SAP. In his role is cross-organizational to identify synergies through application of distributed ledger technologies for SAP and their customers.

He is part of the nucleus, that identified distributed ledger technology for SAP and meanwhile works on the topic for more than three years full-time. An SAP employee since 2000 his pervious roles where always in the area of new technologies and trends. Among them solution architectures, trend scouting, consulting and advisory as well as innovation management.

Marc Hartz

Marc Hartz is a lead product manager for SAP’s Big Data portfolio. He was a data warehousing consultant and product manager for over 10 years and is now fostering a proper Big Data adoption in the enterprise landscape.

Danielle Grossi

Danielle Grossi is Head of Business Development for SAP Data Network, a business unit that delivers a turnkey, cloud solution for data monetization to extract increased value out of data, derive new business models and deliver unprecedented outcomes for SAP’s customers.

Danielle has 20 years of industry experience spanning various facets from software engineering and global program management to marketing, communications and business development—all with a focus on innovation and transformational leadership.

Markus Noga

Dr. Markus Noga is head of SAP Leonardo Machine Learning, where he leads teams building machine learning, conversational AI, intelligent robotic process automation, and data intelligence capabilities for the SAP portfolio of products. ​

Prior to this, Markus was VP for New Business & Portfolio, where he drove the launch of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud and the continuous renewal of SAP’s global R&D portfolio. He has also worked as a director in the Corporate Strategy Group. ​

Before joining SAP, Markus was a principal with management consultancy Booz & Company. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Karlsruhe, where he focused on the optimization of document processing.

Juergen Mueller

Juergen Mueller is a member of the Executive Board of SAP SE, leading the Technology and Innovation board area.

As Chief Technology Officer (CTO), he is in charge of SAP’s overall platform and technology development, SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP). SAP BTP is a portfolio of integrated solutions that accelerate the transformation of data into business value. It includes database and data management, application development, integration and analytics, as well as intelligent technologies – from on-premise to the cloud.

Moreover, Juergen leads SAP’s overall innovation agenda and builds new business model and market-driven innovations supporting our customers’ goals and long-term growth strategies.

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