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How Accurate Was ASUG on its S/4HANA Poll?

Executive Summary ASUG produced a poll called the 2019 State of the SAP Community, which covered S/4HANA topics. How accurate was this poll? Introduction The first thing to note about the ASUG poll is that ASUG provided no numbers about who took the survey. Nothing. No numbers about how many participants there were, industry the…

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ASUG’s Biased and Inaccurate Coverage of SAP Indirect Access

Executive Summary ASUG provides consistently false information about indirect access. We cover why it is so problematic for so much false information to come from an entity pretending to be a user group. Introduction For some time, I have questioned ASUG’s independence from SAP. And this questioning was reinforced through checking with several others who…

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The Problem with SAP User Groups on S/4HANA for AnyDB

Executive Summary SAP took advantage of customers by restricting S/4HANA to HANA. How can SAP be pressured to open up S/4HANA to other databases? Introduction This is a perfect time for SAP user groups to pressure SAP to open S/4HANA to other databases. However, who can do this? Our References for This Article If you…

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How Accurate Was ASUG About Migrating to HANA?

Executive Summary ASUG wrote several inaccurate HANA statements and has provided really broken logic regarding SAP being a customer’s long-term partner, stating that other customers should move away from other vendors. One thing that ASUG will not address is the TCO of HANA. Video Introduction: How Accurate Was ASUG About Migrating to HANA? Text Introduction…

Rating ASUG’s Inability to Challenge SAP’s Predictions

Executive Summary ASUG is the world’s largest SAP user group. We review the accuracy of ASUG’s presentation of SAP predictions. Introduction In this article, we will cover yet another inaccuracy presented by SAP and repeated by ASUG. This has to do with estimating the number of live customers for S/4HANA by a specific date. The…

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How Accurate Was ASUG on S/4HANA’s Integration as R&D Priority?

Executive Summary ASUG proposed that S/4HANA integration was an R&D priority. We review the accuracy of ASUG’s statements. Introduction In this article, we will review ASUG’s article on the S/4HANA and SAP cloud integration. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this article and other related Brightwork articles, see…

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How to Best Understand ASUG on S/4HANA’s Cloud Relaunch

Executive Summary S/4HANA was relaunched. SAP has an explanation of this relaunch, which they pushed through ASUG. We review the accuracy of this explanation. Introduction In this article, we will review ASUG’s article on the S/4HANA Cloud relaunch. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this article and other…

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How to Best Understand ASUG on S/4HANA at REV Group

Executive Summary ASUG proposes that S/4HANA should be customized in a particular way. We evaluate the accuracy of ASUG on this topic. Introduction In the reviewed ASUG article, logic is given for moving from S/4HANA to ECC. One logic used to justify the move to S/4HANA is not only an ERP system but a platform….

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Is ASUG Lying About the Frequency of SAP Indirect Access?

Executive Summary ASUG has been providing false information around the frequency of indirect access claims. We describe why ASUG is doing this and the accuracy of information provided by ASUG on IA. Introduction I have critiqued ASUG in several previous articles, such as ASUG’s Biased and Inaccurate Coverage of SAP Indirect Access. My observation of…

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Analysis of ASUG’s Misleading Article on SAP’s Indirect Access Announcement

Executive Summary ASUG frequently has false information to provide to SAP customers to mislead them maximally. The reason for this is that ASUG is nothing more than SAP’s puppet. Introduction As a puppet of SAP, ASUG is perpetually putting out false information on SAP’s indirect access. Our References for This Article If you want to…