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Join this free online course to learn about the SAP mobile experience and discover how to design, develop, and operate mobile solutions to create value for your business.
Mobile technology has become an essential part of our lives and also influences the way we interact with business solutions. Due to global changes and macroeconomic shifts, it has become critical for modern companies to constantly digitize both internal and external processes and look for supply chain resilience and sustainable outcomes.
Like SAP, top businesses today recognize the value of tackling these challenges by enabling their employees to work anytime, anywhere using mobile technologies. The SAP mobile experience is the indispensable and complementary set of mobile solutions to help companies achieve this and become intelligent enterprises.
In this course you’ll get an overview of what the SAP mobile experience is all about. In the first week, we’ll show you the big picture, and in the second we’ll showcase several concrete scenarios for some of the relevant user groups. Finally, in the last week of the course, we’ll emphasize all aspects which are crucial to develop, customize, deploy, and run mobile applications to ensure an intuitive, easy-to-use, and sustainable mobile experience for companies around the world.
At the end of the course, you’ll have a good understanding of SAP’s mobile vision and how it can be realized to create value for your business.
Week 1: Discover SAP’s Mobile Experience
Week 2: Set Up and Try Out SAP’s Mobile Solutions
Week 3: Design, Develop, and Operate Mobile Solutions
Week 4: Final Exam
If your primary interest in taking this course is getting an overview of the SAP mobile experience and mobile application development, you do not need access to a system. However, to leverage maximum value from the course, we recommend working through all the optional exercises. For that, you’ll need a free-of-charge trial account for SAP BTP (Business Technology Platform). You can find the requirements and step-by-step manual here.
Claudia Behrendt is a senior development consultant within Mobile Experience & Engineering, where she is responsible for portfolio management. She started at SAP in 2016 as a working student in the Development organization, focusing on Business Model Innovation and Design Thinking for customers and partners.
In her second role, Claudia moved to a central role within Quality Management, being certified as an internal auditor for ISO9001 and concentrating on the execution of the quality management system framework.
Christopher Schmitz is a software development architect, focusing on the definition and development of mobile business content in SAP.
With more than 10 years of full-stack development experience in building enterprise applications, Chris is currently developing on a scalable content definition framework which enables every content developer to declare content once and provide it to business users natively on several form factors (desktop, tablet, phone, and watch) as well as OS devices (iOS and Android).
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Anna-Maria Moell is a product manager responsible for product communication and enablement of application development tools and frameworks on SAP BTP. Her focus is specifically on SAP mobile technologies and SAP Business Application Studio.
Before joining SAP, Anna-Maria worked for several years in the startup scene as a product marketing manager for Augmented Reality application development tools and AR solutions designed for mobile and wearable devices. Anna-Maria is committed to creating content that is engaging, informative, and instructive for SAP Community.
Marisa Wollner is a design manager and part of the SAP Design organization. She leads the SAP Mobile Design System team for SAP Fiori for Android.
Marisa started as a UX designer at SAP in 2014, designing enterprise applications. She currently leads the strategy and adoption of the design system for SAP Fiori for Android, which builds on Google Material Design and enhances it with components and patterns for enterprise scenarios to deliver mobile enterprise applications that fulfil the needs of today’s users and businesses.
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Michael Krenkler is a design manager and part of the SAP Design organization. He leads the Mobile Design System team for SAP Fiori for iOS.
Michael started as a UX designer at SAP in 2005, designing enterprise applications, and was one of the first key UX experts on mobile solutions before he joined the SAP Design team in 2015. He currently leads the strategy and adoption of the design system for SAP Fiori for iOS, which builds on Apple’s design system and enhances it with components and patterns for enterprise scenarios to deliver mobile enterprise applications that fulfil the needs of today’s users and businesses.
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Previous version of this course is available here:
Understanding and Implementing the SAP Mobile Experience (May 31 through June 29, 2023)
Find out more in the certificate guidelines.
Florian Heretsch is vice president and head of SAP Mobile Experience & Engineering. He is responsible for driving the SAP mobile vision and strategy, spanning the entire mobile lifecycle process from mobile solution portfolio design to complete mobile application delivery to mobile at scale.
Florian started his career at SAP more than 20 years ago as a student, moving into a consultant role for 7 years and later becoming part of the Information Technologies area. Until 2020, Florian led Technology Services, driving all mobile, Cloud Platform, AI and data, as well as innovation topics for all SAP employees. Florian has been leading the newly formed Mobile Experience & Engineering unit since 2021.
Robert Wassermann is a product manager in the Mobile Experience & Engineering unit, focusing on SAP Mobile Start. He works closely with the respective solution management, sales, and engineering teams to deliver mobile experiences that meet the requirements of our customers and the end-users.
Robert also drives co-innovation activities with our customers and partners and is a frequent speaker on SAP’s mobile experience and related topics at events and conferences.
Thorsten Stephan is an expert and thought leader in Mobile Enterprise Business and Market and part of the Mobile Experience & Engineering unit. His focus is on strategy, portfolio, messaging, and enablement.
Thorsten has been with SAP for more than 20 years and has held various senior leadership positions in engineering, partner management, and product and solution management around the globe. He is a true think tank when it comes to transforming business processes towards an intelligent mobile experience across industries, and a trusted partner to product units, customers, and partners.
Dr. Jennifer Griese is the user research lead for SAP Mobile Experience & Engineering (MXE). She is SAP's expert particularly for remote virtual testing and building highly interactive unmoderated studies for quantitative research. Before joining MXE, Jen taught and enabled user researchers all over SAP on state-of-the-art tools and methods for reliable and efficient user research on the go. She was also the user research lead on SAP’s Corona-Warn-App.
Bobby Kaloty is a product manager within the Mobile Experience & Engineering unit, focusing on strategy, partnerships, and SAP Mobile Start. He works with customers and users to understand their mobility needs and how SAP can best deliver the game-changing mobile central entry point: SAP Mobile Start.
Prior to joining SAP, Bobby was a management consultant driving enterprise strategy and operations transformation across the financial services sector.
Florian Weber is a product manager in the Mobile Experience & Engineering unit, focusing on strategic topics and initiatives. In recent years, he has worked closely with customers and experts to define several mobile personas and identify their mobile requirements. His special focus is on personas and use cases within Finance.
Before joining the Mobile Experience & Engineering unit, Florian helped SAP customers to implement SAP S/4HANA as a business process consultant, focusing on Finance (CO).
Dennis Koehler is a business processes consultant specializing in User Experience and Mobile. He has 5 years’ experience in the IT industry, starting as a corporate student at SAP Germany in 2017, and is now part of the User Experience and Mobile consulting organization.
Dennis has been working closely with SAP product teams responsible for Central Entry Point and SAP Mobile Start for over 2 years and has been a key contact for early adopter customers and partners, supporting them with their implementations.
Hendrik Wulfken is a product manager in the SAP Mobile Experience & Engineering unit, focusing on mobile service and asset management. In his role he takes care of inbound and outbound product management activities.
Hendrik enjoys presenting mobile service and asset management topics at customer events and conferences. Before joining SAP he worked for an asset-intensive building materials company in the maintenance area.
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Pramod Sidlaghatta is a product manager in the SAP Mobile Experience & Engineering unit, focusing on the SAP Warehouse Operator mobile app. With two decades of experience in building enterprise applications, he is currently focusing on transforming experiences on the warehouse floor by deploying the full power of technologies that are available today.
Using innovation and user experience as his preferred instruments, Pramod is passionate about bringing delight to customers through impactful applications.
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Abhiram Naidu Bandaru is a product manager for the SAP CX Sales and Service Cloud platform, focusing on mobile applications for the platform. In his role, he is responsible for inbound and outbound product management activities.
Abhiram started at SAP in 2019 as a senior product designer in the SAP CX Sales and Service Cloud Teams. He enjoys talking to customers and presenting the latest developments on mobile on the Sales and Service cloud platforms.
Sami Lechner is a director in Product Management for SAP Mobile Technologies. With over two decades of experience in the mobile industry, he has a wealth of knowledge ranging from low-level modem code to comprehensive mobile enterprise solutions.
Sami collaborates closely with SAP engineering teams to develop and enhance the mobile technology stack, enabling SAP teams, partners, and customers to create robust enterprise mobile solutions.
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Philipp Resch is a mobile developer focusing on the integration of mobile device management (MDM) systems in mobile apps and enabling other developers to build their apps using a state-of-the-art CI/CD solution.
Philipp started at SAP in 2015 as a vocational training student and joined the SAP IT Enterprise Mobility team as an iOS engineer in 2018. After gaining experience in internal processes for app development and deployment, he now helps simplify these processes for SAP’s mobile customers in the Mobile Experience & Engineering unit.
Emil Voutta is part of SAP Design and SAP's design senior leadership team. He leads the SAP Mobile Design System team and is responsible for SAP Fiori for iOS and Android.
His team works in close collaboration with the SAP BTP SDK development and product teams to enable the efficient creation of delightful and enterprise-ready mobile experiences, supporting the needs of today's business users.
Emil started as a UX designer at SAP in 2010, designing enterprise applications for various SAP products.
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