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SAP's Influencing Programs
Participate in SAP’s Market Introduction programs to influence and adopt SAP innovations – throughout the product lifecycle, at no extra charge.
  • Innovate with SAP in current development projects:
    Customer Engagement Initiative
  • Experience a new product release in the test phase:
    Beta (before product release)
  • Adopt SAP innovations early on:
    Early Adopter Care (after product release)
  • Improve existing SAP products by requesting small enhancements:
    Customer Connection and Idea Place
Leverage SAP Product & Solution Roadmaps to learn about planned innovations, as basis for your engagement with SAP.
Your Feedback & Ideas are at the heart of all SAP Influencing programs.
It ensures Transparency for our customers to see all the opportunities to work with SAP and to influence innovations throughout the SAP solution lifecycle.
What customers say about.
Customer Connection
"The opportunity to be involved & listened to was great!"
Teena Jones, NPPD, USA
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Customer Engagement Initiative
The new list of projects is now available for registration until November 11th!
Beta Programs
Beta programs offer you the ability to work closely with SAP development to provide feedback on product functionality, usability and quality before the release-to-customer (RTC) date.
Early Adopter Care Programs
Participate early and benefit from close collaboration with SAP including development to ensure a smooth go-live.
Customer Connection & Idea Place
Submit improvement requests for the current SAP products.

Find improvement projects with a suitable product scope. Find active SAP products sessions in our listing.
End-User's Voice
Find activities explicitly designed for end-users of SAP's software, for example, user events, user testing, early validation of prototypes, etc. First activities published focus on the two Lines of Business Finance and Analytics - more areas to come in 2016.
Delivered Improvements
An overview of all delivered improvements can be found on the "Project Results" tab within every improvement project.

A comprehensive view of all improvements delivered so far is available on the site below:
Innovation Discovery
Consider a SAP Release or Enhancement Package upgrade? Then check out the new innovations first you might gain by this investment.
SAP Road Maps
Access SAP Road Maps for Line Of Business, Industry and Technology.
For the latest road map updates and webinars see the SCN Roadmap space.
Success Stories
Read about first hand experiences of other customers participating in SAP's influencing offerings.
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