Extending SAP Processes with Microsoft Azure
Join this free online course to learn how SAP and Microsoft applications work together to make daily tasks easier. See practical examples such as how leave requests and invoices can be easily approved by business users and get inspiration to create additional scenarios with possible integrations. **This course will be rescheduled and this page will be updated once the new details are available.**
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Language: English
Subtitles (machine-translated): Deutsch, Français, Español

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Course Summary

The partnership between SAP and Microsoft started almost 30 years ago. With the recent Embrace announcement between SAP and Microsoft in October 2019,

This course explains the advantages of the partnership and makes them more tangible on a technical level through practical examples. Starting with how Microsoft is helping to move SAP S/4HANA to the public cloud with Microsoft Azure, it moves on to more detailed scenarios with SAP Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure.

To make the course as practical as possible we selected several key services from both SAP Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, such as leave request and invoice approvals, and combined them in different scenarios. The goal is to show what kind of integrations are possible, and to inspire developers to leverage key concepts and go beyond our envisioned scenarios.

Course Characteristics

  • Starting from: This course will be rescheduled and this page will be updated once the new details are available.
  • Duration: 4 weeks (3-4 hours per week)
  • Course language: English
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Course Content

Week 1: SAP Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure
Week 2: Azure Services and MS Office Data in SAP
Week 3: Create a Leave Request from Microsoft Teams
Week 4: Power Automate and SAP Cloud Platform Workflows
Week 5: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • Application developers
  • Application and technology consultants
  • (Cloud) solution and enterprise architects
  • Developers/architects in the Microsoft ecosphere who aim to use data from SAP systems or services from SAP Cloud Platform
  • Anyone interested in cloud architectures and cloud development

Course Requirements

  • Basic programming knowledge of Java, Node.js, or ABAP

Course contents

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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

    Max Streifeneder

    Max Streifeneder is a developer advocate at SAP, combining and sharing his technical interests and experiences with developers all round the world, in particular on topics such as SAP Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure.

    Max started his career as a Java developer, a language that will always remain close to his heart. He has enjoyed many different roles both within and outside the SAP technical world, which lends him a broad perspective and understanding for today's developer challenges.

    Holger Bruchelt

    Holger Bruchelt is a program manager on the SAP Architecture team at Microsoft, located at the SAP HQ Campus in Walldorf. Before joining Microsoft 3 years ago he spent over 10 years with SAP, always working in the SAP & Microsoft integration area. 

    Holger was a product manager for Duet Enterprise, SAP Gateway, and SAP Cloud Platform, and is passionate about showing the value-add of using and combing different tools and technologies. He loves working with customers and partners to bridge the worlds of SAP and Microsoft.

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    Anirban Majumdar

    Anirban Majumdar is the head of multi-cloud strategy in the Office of the CTO. He is responsible for driving strategic technology partnerships such as Embrace, development of reference architectures for SAP’s Business Technology Platform, and ensuring customer enablement.

    Anirban started his career as a Java and OSGi developer in the IoT team at SAP Research, later extending his responsibilities as an engineering manager in the SAP Cloud Platform team. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, specializing in distributed systems and software security.

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