Implementation of SAP projects are possible in Agile way. But it is not that straight though. It requires adopting a little different approach, to be successful in Agile. This session attempts to build on the experience gained in the implementation of SAP projects following Agile. The session deals about the challenges faced and the solutions provided during different phases of Agile implementation. The presenter wants to share his experience on the implementation of SAP projects, following Agile.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

Advantages of following Agile in implementing SAP.

Agile implementation phases

Typical challenges in implementing Agile in SAP projects and suggested solutions

Conditions for success.

Learning Outcome

How to apply Agile in implementation of SAP projects?

Likely challenges and suggested solutions

How different is Agile in SAP projects compared to other projects.

 

Target Audience

Agile practitioners who are getting into SAP projects

schedule Submitted 2 years ago

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  • Prasad
    By Prasad  ~  2 years ago
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    Ram,

    Are you going to talk the project mangement aspect of SAP agile projects or the engineering adjustments and innovations that is brought out to be responsive to business. Also will be intresting to mention the upstream and downstream impacts around this.

    ~~PP

    • Ramaswamy Lakshminarasimhaiah
      By Ramaswamy Lakshminarasimhaiah  ~  2 years ago
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      Hello Prasad,

      I am going to talk about the project management aspect of SAP agile projects coupled with recommendations for integration testing.

       

      • Ravi Kumar
        By Ravi Kumar  ~  2 years ago
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        Hi Ram,

        Would you be able to consider a 20min experience report instead of a 45min talk.

         

        Thanks,

        Ravi

         

  • Pramod Sadalage
    By Pramod Sadalage  ~  2 years ago
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    Ramaswamy,

    Would you be able to list some challennges and how you solved them in the proposal so that we come to know about the contents of your talk? Do you have a draft presentation that you can link to the proposal?

    Thanks

     

    • Ramaswamy Lakshminarasimhaiah
      By Ramaswamy Lakshminarasimhaiah  ~  2 years ago
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      Hello Pramod,

      Thanks for your comments.

      Pl. find the draft presentation attached herewith. Refer slide #s 8 & 9 which provides typical challenges and the suggested solutions.

      Best regards

      Ram

      • Naresh Jain
        By Naresh Jain  ~  2 years ago
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        Hi Ramaswamy, I can't find your slides. Please upload your slides on slideshare, google drive or dropbox and update your proposal's slides section by adding the link to the slides. Thanks.

        • Ramaswamy Lakshminarasimhaiah
          By Ramaswamy Lakshminarasimhaiah  ~  2 years ago
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          Hello Naresh,

          I have uploaded the presentation. Appreciate your attention.

          • Naresh Jain
            By Naresh Jain  ~  2 years ago
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            Thanks Ramaswamy, looks like this is your first hand experience. Is that true? In that case, I would suggest you present it as an experience report instead of a talk. Also it would be good to know some concrete (measurable) outcomes of apply Agile in SAP implementation. Are these benefits of applying agile methods only applicable to SAP or we can expect the same with any ERP?

            Also we'll need a video to see your presentation skills.

            Thanks.

            • Ramaswamy Lakshminarasimhaiah
              By Ramaswamy Lakshminarasimhaiah  ~  2 years ago
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              Hello Naresh,

              Of course, this is my first experience in Agile India. But I have done several presentations in other forums like International testing conference by QAI, etc.,  I do not have a video of any.

              The attached presentation is only a draft. The final presentation will have measurable outcomes of applying agile in SAP implementation.

              Best regards

              Ram

               

               

              • Naresh Jain
                By Naresh Jain  ~  2 years ago
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                Thanks for the clarification Ram. I hope you understand that when we have over 150 proposals to choose from, we really need as much data as possible to make the selection decision. A video is very important for us. Even if you can record a quick 5 mins video of you presenting this topic, it would really help.

                Also please update your proposal to reflect that you are willing to present this as an experience report.


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