SAP InnoJam

Another successful SAP InnoJam @ the ESIGELEC!

Just like last year (link), the ESIGELEC school of engineering and SAP partnered to deliver another successful edition of SAP InnoJam. This year about 90 students from both Esigelec and Neoma Business School  have risen to the challenge proposed by our partners. The event took place at the ESIGELEC near Roeun on the 19th and 20th of October 2017 and lasted for 32 hours straight of design thinking, learning, coding, sharing, …

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First SAP BASF InnoJam in Southeast Asia: reimagining business in a digital world

  First SAP BASF InnoJam in Southeast Asia: reimagining business in a digital world Taking up the challenge to optimize the materials ordering process based on a business case from BASF Construction Chemicals Six finalist teams from local Institutes of Higher Learning in Singapore participated at the InnoJam event organized by SAP and sponsored by BASF and the National University of Singapore Top three teams received SGD 4,800 worth of …

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Port of Antwerp from the Opendata challenge perspective – part 4

In the last part (part 3), we saw how to import a CSV file into HANA using HANA Studio where we converted the geoJSON filed into WKT, let’s now see how we can take care of the same content but in a JSON format. if you remember, our CSV file (http://datasets.antwerpen.be/v4/gis/grondwaterstroming.csv) is also available in JSON format, check the following page Groundwater. To learn more about JSON, please refer to the following …

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Port of Antwerp from the Opendata challenge perspective – part 3

In the last part (part 2), we saw how to import a CSV file into HANA using HANA Studio, let’s now see how we can take care of the geometry column. If you want to learn more about geoJSON, you can check the following website: http://geojson.org/ if you remember, our CSV file (http://datasets.antwerpen.be/v4/gis/grondwaterstroming.csv) has a field named “geometry” which is a geoJSON stream. As stated before HANA does support this format yet with …

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Port of Antwerp from the Opendata challenge perspective – part 2

Now that we have our HANA instance up and running in the SAP HANA Cloud Platform trial platform as described in part 1 of this blog series, we can now start importing CSV like type of data. We will be using content from the Antwerp Open data site: http://opendata.antwerpen.be/ Let’s use the following dataset: Groundwater : the groundwater is high in the south of Antwerp and descends in a northerly direction.Under natural conditions …

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Port of Antwerp from the Opendata challenge perspective – part 1

For those who will be looking at the “Opendata” challenge for the Port of Antwerp – Logistics of the Future hackathon, here are a few tips and tricks if you want to load the data into your HANA environment. First of all, you will need a HANA instance up and running. My advice: use the SAP HANA Cloud Platform trial platform! This is what we will be discussing in this blog. …

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How to bind young gen to successful companies using gamified learning

SAP GAMIFICATION – How to successfully bind our young and powerful generation to us as a company SAP SE, Isa Sammet, April 2017 Gamification is becoming more and more popular. But were you wondering what exactly “Gamification” means in a company context? Is it just about games? Is it just about fun? Is it just about points & badges? What is the value of “Gamification”? While listening to experts talking on …

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The last InnoJam of the year kicked off in early November in Barcelona. We had 15 teams show up to show off their technical chops and complete for fame on the DemoJam stage! The event kicked off with a delicious reception (in my opinion it was the best food in all of InnoJams) and some intense design thinking. Fueled by some local delicacies, the attendees did not wait a moment once …

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We Did it! We won DemoJam Barcelona 2016 ! And this is how…

What an experience! Being able to develop a solution in 36 hours! Meet the best team – Carolina Martinez, Gaëtan Magal, Roberts Zentelis, Yanitsa Kircheva and Iliyan Iliev ! We met amazing people in the process, presented in front of SAP TechEd and finally WON DemoJam. A week to remember! Thanks to all the people who supported us on the way! SAP University Alliances, Universität Liechtenstein and our heroes who trusted and supported us without a doubt – Dr Bernd …

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