You Talk. SAP Listens. Everybody Wins.

The ASUG Influence program plays a vital part in shaping SAP product and service offerings by connecting SAP professionals with SAP product teams in a collaborative effort to leverage the collective voice of the customer to guide development. 

Influence Councils are member-led task forces organized to make the business case for change. Participate in roadmap validation, use-case scenarios, and the next round of product enhancements.

Share your experiences. Reimagine the future of SAP solutions and services. Impact every stage of the SAP development cycle with ASUG Influence. 

Customer Testimonials

Learn first hand about program results from council members like Jeff Gilbert, SAP Center of Excellence Senior Analyst at Hallmark Cards, who joined the ASUG EWM Influence Council to ensure the product was performing at its best by the time their company adopted it.

Read how ASUG member Kevin Riddell's involvement in an ASUG Influence Council has already resulted in the delivery of a long-desired product improvement, and direct dialog with SAP

Still skeptical? Take a look at some customer quotes

See our FAQs  and download the Influence Council information packet (PDF) to learn how it all works and how you can start a council.  

“"If I wasn’t involved with influence, I would have to be continually scouring the Internet for information. As it is now, I know what’s coming up in the next releases."”- Jeff Gilbert, SAP Center of Excellence Senior Analyst

Current ASUG Influence Councils

Following below are current ASUG Influence Councils in the Influence program. Visit the Influence collaboration forum for more information:

  • Analysis
  • BI Platform
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Enterprise Data Warehousing (EDW)
  • Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
  • Extended Warehouse Management (EWM)
  • Global Trade Services (GTS)
  • HANA Platform
  • Landscape Transformation Replication Server (SLT)
  • Learning Solution (LSO)
  • Lumira 2.0
  • Mobile BI
  • Service Parts Management (SPM)
  • Solution Manager
  • Test Data Migration Server (TDMS)
  • User Experience and Interface (UX)
  • Web Intelligence (WebI)


More Influence Channels

ASUG Influence is a channel to SAP influence programs. Your feedback and ideas are crucial to these programs. Explore all the opportunities to work with SAP and influence innovations throughout the SAP solution life cycle. 

  • Customer Connection (CC): Work with peers to define and prioritize smaller improvement requests that can be rolled out via SAP Notes. See what fellow members have said about participating in SAP Customer Connection.
  • Customer Engagement Initiative (CEI): The CEI channels insight into business challenges to SAP, and helps to define and shape the functionality of future solutions. 
  • Early Adopter Care (EAC): Get involved at an early stage by influencing innovations of SAP’s planned products and solutions. 
  • Beta: You can also work closely with SAP development teams to provide feedback on product functionality, usability, and quality before the release-to-customer (RTC) date.

See some of the results here.

Weigh In 

1. Register to participate in SAP's influence program.
2. Be sure to select ASUG as your User Group.
3. Receive updates on projects relevant to you by clicking My Influence and editing your Areas of Interest on the right side of the page.
4. Download delivered improvements directly from the Project Results tab.

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