Coffee Corner Radio
By Jakob Kjaer & Simon Kemp & Martin Fischer
Coffee Corner RadioMar 28, 2023
Episode 63 - State of SAP with Holger Müller (Constellation Research)
Holger Müller and Martin are discussing different topics which happened in the SAP ecosystem in the last months:Punit Renjen becomes designated successor of Hasso Plattner as chairman of the supervisor board SAP announced SAP Datasphere SAP announced GROW with SAP DSAG Technologietage
Episode 62 - SAP TechEd Key Take Aways with Holger Müller
Holger Müller and Martin are discussing their key take aways of SAP TechEd 2022 which took place in a hybrid mode onsite in Las Vegas and virtual.
Episode 61 - ABAP Embedded Steampunk with Jens Weiler (SAP)
Jens and Martin talk about the different flavours of ABAP which are available. They focus on the different ABAP runtimes in the cloud, mainly on the new Steampunk environment embedded into S/4HANA cloud. Here are some additonal links:
Embedded Steampunk Blog Post by Boris Gebhardt
Open SAP Course Introduction to ABAP in the cloud
Open SAP Course Building Apps with the ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model
Episode 60 - Architectural Patterns Discussion with Eberhard Wolff
Here some links:
SoftwareArchitekTOUR Podcast Episode about APIs (German)
SoftwareArchitektTour Podcast hosted by heise
Eberhard's YouTube Channel
Eberhard's Publications on the INNOQ website
Episode 59 - UI5con Recap
Our guest Marian and Jakob (yes, guest today, not host ;-) talk with Martin about last week's hybrid UI5con.
You find the agenda of the event here: https://openui5.org/ui5con/germany2022/#agenda#
Soon there will also be the recorgings of the all the sessions. It's also worth to check several github repos and sites, e.g.:wdi5 best of UI5 UI5 & TypeScript
Episode 58 - State of SAP with Holger Müller
Holger Müller and Martin did another State of SAP episode - the first time after a longer break - sorry for that!
They covered topcics around
- DSAG Technologie Tage (Tech Days)
- Sapphire including keynotes, announcements, sustainability, BTP, S/4HANA Cloud & more ;-)
Episode 57 - Open Source in the SAP Ecosystem and the Windows Calculator
In this episode Jakob have a panel discussion about open source with Lars Hvam, Volker Buzek, Morten Wittrock and Sebastian Wolf about Open Source. Both from the community and also the within SAP.
Please bear in mind this episode was recorded before the christmas break, better late than never right ;-)
Episode 56 - Low Code/No Code Platforms with Matthias Steiner and Holger Bruchelt
In this episodes our guests Matthias Steiner and Holger Bruchelt disucss with Martin about Low Code/No Code platforms, but not about App Geyver in detail.
Here are some usefull links:
Webinar Neptune Sofware and Microsoft
Episode 55 - Post SAP TechEd 2021 with Christian Braukmüller, Chris Paine, Simon & Martin
We had a casual talk about SAP TechEd 2021! Thanks Christian Braukmüller and Chris Paine for joining. It also was kind of a reunion, as Simon and Martin were hosting this episode.
At the end you find a special announcement by Matt Harding. Here is the link to his blog post:
Episode 54 - Pre SAP TechEd 2021 with Tammy, Daniela and Rui
Episode 53 - State of SAP with Holger Müller - DSAGlive Edition
Martin talks with Holger Müller mainly about DSAGlive 2021 - esspecially the keynotes
Here are some links:
DSAGlive Keynotes on YouTube (in German):
position papers regarding the current SAP HCM portfolio from DSAG (in German):
position paper deployment options: https://t.co/qXMcBm16uB
position paper cloud options for German public service: https://t.co/L5gDtOT4Ar
Postion paper SAP cloud strategy (in German): https://www.dsag.de/dsag-positionspapier-sap-cloud-strategie-juli-2021
Episode 52 - State of SAP with Holger Müller - SAPPHIRE Edition
Episode 51 - Students Entering the SAP Technology Universe
In this episode Martin talks with two students, Mar Horbach and Daniel Becker who passed their student's project by publishing their experience as a blog post on the SAP Community:
We discussed together with their Professor Christian Drumm about the projects and how attractive SAP technology is for students
Episode 50 - Let's talk iRPA
In this episode we discuss the topic of SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (iRPA). My guests Priya, Vijay and Shruti will give us an introduction to iRPA and tell their own stories about how they got interested in the topic, recount their own iRPA journeys and how the SAP community has helped them along the way. So sit back grab a coffee and enjoy!
Episode 49 - the latest state of SAP with Holger Müller
Another episode with Holger Mueller, Constellation Research and Martin
- SAP TechEd
- Board Changes in January
- DSAG Survey
- Rise with SAP
Episode 48 - post virtual SAP TechEd discussion
Episode 47 - SAP TechEd 2020 after key note watch party discussion
Gregor Wolf, Wouter Lemaire, Cemal Aslan and Ullrich Platt had a discussion during a watch party right after day one's SAP TechEd. Thanks Gregor for pressing the record button!
Episode 46 - State of SAP Talk with Holger Müller
Martin had another regular talk with Holger Müller, Constellation Research, about recent news and events in the SAP ecosphere.
The mentioned DSAGlive Key Notes can be found here
diginomica interview with Christian Klein
Episode 45 - Young Talents in the SAP Ecosphere
In this episode Simon and Martin are discussing with DJ Adams (SAP) and Prof. Christian Drumm about young talents in the SAP.
Episode 44 - The Current State of SAP Cloud Platform
Matthias Steiner and Tobias Hofmann are talking with Martin Fischer about the current state of SAP Cloud Platform and some room of improvement mainly from a customer and partner developer's perspective.
Here are some links which we mention during our discussion:
Coffee Corner Radio Episode about open sourcing openUI with Michael Graf and Tobias Hofmann
Tobias' Blog Posts:
The change in SCP trial reveals its biggest problem
Alternative models for SAP Cloud Platform trial
Den Howlett, diginomica:
Matthias Steiner, Jelena Perfiljeva and Den Howlett in conversation re: SAP developer licensing
Matthias Steiner's Blog Posts on SAP Community
Episode 43 - Devops in SAP
Thanks to Sascha Junkert, Ethan Jewett and Chris Kernaghan to spare their time to talk to Martin and Jakob about Devops in SAP.
Make sure to checkout the devtoberfest as announced in the podcast
Also if you are curious to see what Jakob was babbling about on the feature switch framework, check our his blog or his blog about devops and Graham Robbinsons response
Episode 42 - State of SAP Talk with Holger Müller
Holger Müller and Martin talked again about the recent news around SAP. They covered the news around Jennifer Morgan, SAPPHIRE NOW and the Corona Warn App. Just to name a few...
Episode 41 - German Corona Warn App
SAP and Deutsche Telekom develop the German Corona Warn App. In this episode Martin interviewed Thomas Kowark and Sebastian Wolf who are members of the project team about this very special project.
Here are some links:
Official website of the Corona Warn App
UKW 030 Die Corona Warn App - German Podcast about the app with a high level of technial details
Episode 40 - SAP Online Track
This episode brings you the organisers of the first ever SAP Online Track and a bit more depth behind the scenes on how they managed to pull off a 24 hour event all done in their spare time with their passion for the SAP Community.
Episode 39: SAP CAP and the first community conference re>≡CAP
In this episode Martin (@cyclingfisch) chatted with Volker Buzek (@vobu), Gregor Wolf (@wolf_gregor)and Christian Braukmüller (@cbasis) about the SAP Cloud Application Programming Model (CAP) and the first virtual community conference about CAP which is called re>≡CAP and took place on May 15th.
re>≡CAP website including links to the replays
SAP Cloud Application Programming Model Community on github
open.sap.com course "Building Applications with SAP Cloud Application Programming Model"
SAP CodeJam on SAP CAP Exercises on github
Blog Post CAP with TypeScript by Simon Perstorfer
German "Corona Warn App" on github
Episode 38: SAP's and Microsoft's Project "Embrace"
In October 2019, SAP and Microsoft announced project "Embrace"
At that time it was not really clear what it means from technical and architectual perspective. Now things are getting clearer. Martin (@cyclingfisch) talked with Holger Bruchelt, Microsoft (@hobru) and Christian Lechner, SAP Mentor Alumni, minnosphere (@lechnerc77) about Embrace and had a look on the technical details.
Episode 37: Another "State of SAP" interview with Holger Mueller
Martin had the honor again to talk with Holger Mueller, Analyst with Constellation Research, about the "State of SAP". It's the third interview with Holger. Again the topic was about board and strategy changes at SAP. The interview was also published on the Constellation Research youtube channel.
Episode 36: Working from home with Colleen Hebbert and Graham Robbinson
This episode will bring back a few familiar voices to discuss the topic "working from home", which is the new norm because of Corona Virus.
Episode 35: Where are the women in the SAP Community?
In this episode we speak to Anne Kathrine Petteroe about her presentation from last years Teched about the missing women in the SAP community and diversity.
Episode 34: Thomas Jung's new role as Head of Developer Advocacy at SAP
You may have heard that as of this month (Jan 2020) Thomas Jung has taken on a new role at SAP as Head of Developer Advocacy. In this episode Simon chats to Thomas about his new role and gets some insights about what to expect from Thomas and his team in 2020.
Episode 33: Trip back through 2019 and what's to come in 2020.
Take a trip with us looking back at 2019 and discussion on expectations for 2020.
Episode 32: Deep Dive into the planned Fiori conversion for S/4HANA with David Shields and Matt Harding
Episode 31: SAP TechEd Barcelona 2019 SAP Extension Factory Deep Dive with Rui Nogueira and Gregor Wolf
In this episode, which we recorded after day 3 of SAP TechEd Barcelona 2019, Rui Nogueira explaines SAP Extension Factory and Kyma in detail. Gregor Wolf and Martin Fischer are discussing with him the various options it offers to build extensions to SAP applications on SAP Cloud Platform.
You can find more information in Rui's blog post:
and on the Kyma website:
Episode 30: SAP TechEd Barcelona 2019 - Recap Day 1
In this episode Martin (@cyclingfisch) talks with the SAP Mentors Gregor Wolf (@wolf_gregor), Hendrik Neumann (@h_neumann) and Wouter Lemaire (@wouter_lemaire) about the first day of SAP TechEd Barcelona. After talking about the keynote, it went a rather technical discussion about the SAP Extension Factory, Kyma, CAP, ABAP RAP, gCTS and DevOps in the ABAP world.
Episode 29: Interview with Holger Mueller about TechEd season
SAP Teched season and CPILINT - Interviews with Sachin Nagal and Morten Wittrock
Podbite Wrap-up from Success Connect with Chris Paine
Thanks very much to Chris, Paul Ryan and Alistair Elliott for the contribution. This podbite is a wrap up from SuccessConnect in Las Vegas 2019.
Episode 27 - Teched warmup for Las Vegas and Bangalore
This episode brings you a new co-host on the show as well as interviews with Mahesh Kumar Palavelli, Lucia Subatin and Diego Dora.
We discuss expectations for the upcoming techeds and the SAP Community in general.
Special mentions of the unconference can be found here:
Warmup for Teched Season
This episode we speak to Mike Doyle and Ronnie Sletta about their expectations and sessions at Teched.
Episode 25: Live from the Sydney Convention Centre & SAP Stammtisch Sydney
We recorded a couple of chats with Alistair Templeton, Graham Robinson and Chris Paine at the SAP Stammtisch Sydney after the SAP Australian User Group Summit. Jakob and I discuss the topics raised and even manage a quick SAP Trivia Quiz at the end of the show. So grab a coffee sit back and enjoy the show... and make sure you listen all the way to the end not just for Matt Hardings awesome guitar solo! ;-) #easteregg
Episode 24 - They are the Enterprise Geeks!
In this episode Simon sits down with Thomas, Dan, Rich and Craig, four of the original Enterprise Geeks. The guys share their memories from when they started the Enterprise Geeks back in 2008 and we even get to go off in a classic egghead tangent. Enjoy!
For more information and to listen to the back catalog of podcasts go to their website https://enterprisegeeks.com/
Episode 23 - The actual Coffee Corner on the SAP Community
This episode Simon and I look into the SAP Coffee Corner on the community. Our discussion takes us to topics from Lego to CO2 emissions to learning from your mistakes. So grab a coffee and enjoy the show.
Discussions mentioned on the show:Greetings, LEGO builders Share your "ABAP gore" Reduce Carbon Impact - Train ride to SAP TechEd 2019 Barcelona Counting your Mistakes
Episode 22 - SAP Champions
Episode 21 - UI5 with Michael Graf and Tobias Hofmann
This episode Martin Fischer is joined by Michael Graf and Tobias Hoffmann to talk about the UI5 framework and UI5con.
Links:Flush game - https://sap.github.io/ui5-flush-game/ Openui5 SDK - https://openui5.hana.ondemand.com/ Sample library - https://openui5.hana.ondemand.com/#/controls
Episode 20 - Engage with the SAP Community with Phil Cooley
This episode we catch up with Phil Cooley and talk about his recent blog: Like....Follow....Comment....Repeat....Like....Follow.....Comment and the SAP Community in general on different initiatives we believe could benefit the community.
Please check out the Native mobile app ideas for the SAP Community on the following links:
Episode 19 - Day 3 Sapphire 2019
The final day from SAP Sapphire 2019. Listen to our chat with the SAP Mentors as well as a couple of interviews on the show floor as we wrap up from the event.
Episode 18 - Day 2 Sapphire 2019
Day 2 from SAP Sapphire 2019. Listen to our chat with the SAP Mentors and find out about all the action from Day 2. Stay tuned for our final episode from Sapphire tomorrow. Enjoy!
Episode 17 - Day 1 Sapphire 2019
Day 1 from SAP Sapphire 2019. Listen to our chat with the SAP Mentors and community members Goran and Mohammed who we chatted to on the show floor. Stay tuned for Day 2 recap tomorrow. Enjoy!
Episode 16 - Pre Sapphire 2019
In this episode Jakob and I reflect on our first day at SAP Sapphire 2019 in Orlando Florida. We catch up with community members from SAP and the SAP Mentors who share their expectations for the upcoming Sapphire conference. Stay tuned for our daily updates. Enjoy!
Episode 15 - Future of SAP with the change of board of directors
This episode brings a new host on the show. Please welcome Martin Fischer!
He interviews Holger Mueller on topics concerning the change of board of directors as well as the roadmap for SAP.
Holger recently published an article on the subject.
Episode 14 - Espresso Martinis at SAP Stammtisch Sydney
Episode 13 - How Eclipse saved the day with Florian Henninger
In this podcast Simon and I interview Florian Henninger for a talk about Eclipse and Abap in Eclipse. What made him do the shift. This episode is packed with tips and tricks about Eclipse and also some of the drawbacks.
We hope you will enjoy it.
Podbite 13 - Monday morning thoughts: rethinking like the Web by DJ Adams
In this post, I revisit some principles that help us “think like the web” and think about them in the context of today’s SAP technology landscape and community.
Podbite 12 - Monday Morning Thoughts: Longevity and Loose Coupling by DJ Adams
A recording of a blog post by DJ Adams from 12th of November 2018.
In this post, I think about the importance of core technologies, and how the arrival of functions-as-a-service might be merely the next incarnation of an idea that’s existed for a while.
Episode 12 - Interview with Nabheet Madan
This episode I catch up with Nabheet Madan for a look back on 2018 and ahead to 2019. Also we talk about inspirations and his great example of 100 days of QA.
Blogs mentioned on the show can be found here:
Episode 11: SAP Inside Track (SIT) Council with Svea Becker
Podbite 11 - Monday morning thoughts by DJ adams: On starting blogging
Episode 10: Live from SAP TechEd Barcelona - Day 2 Recap
Episode 9: Live from SAP TechEd Barcelona - Day 1 Recap
Podbite 10 - Monday morning thoughts: Big school and community by DJ Adams
Link to episode: blogs.sap.com/2018/10/15/monday-morning-thoughts-big-school-and-community/
Episode 8: Live from SAP TechEd Las Vegas 2018
Podbite 9 - Monday Morning Thoughts by DJ Adams: Imposter Syndrome
Episode 7: Continuous Learning
Podbite 8 - Monday morning thoughts - odata
Full blog here: blogs.sap.com/2018/08/20/monday-morning-thoughts-odata/
Episode 6 - Back to ITS roots
Think of a time in the early days of the internet,
where cloud was in the skies,
virtual reality was reserved to NASA technologies
SAP had just entered the German stock index.
Well the topic of todays podcast is from this time, its where our 4 guests teamed up to create what we know as the ITS.
This episode hosts Bjoern Goerke, Michael Heckner, Michael Bechauf and Thomas Grassl for a trip down memory lane.
Podbite 7 - SAP Press Subscription service and a competition
Give us feedback on which books you would read with the service on answers.sap.com/questions/599833/edit.html to win one month free subscription.
Episode 5: Diversity & Inclusion in the SAP Community
Episode 4: ABAP - The Special Snowflake with Nigel & Graham
Pod Bite 6 - 5 Reasons for SAP Cloud Platform by Bjoern Goerke
Pod bite 5 - DJ Adams - interview with Rui Nogueira
As a bonus there is a big secret to be revealed in this podbite. We hope you enjoy.
Pod Bite 4 - SAP CP at SAPPHIRE 2018 by Murali Shanmugham
Episode 3 Interview with Craig Cmehil
And from Nigel James:
Pod Bite 2 - What do I want from SCN? by Graham Robinson
Pod Bite 1 - Monday morning thoughts: milestones by DJ Adams
I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Tweet us your feedback and suggestions at @SAPCoffeeCorner. Thanks for listening!
Episode 2 - Interview with Moya Watson
Link to Moya's blog:
Link to the SAP Mentors treasure hunt:
Episode 1 - Interview with DJ Adams
Links to the blogs: