No process, process development method

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SAP Certification 5 presentation that discusses how the C5 process unfolded and the importance of marketing as part of getting your message across.

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  • No process, process development method

    1. 1. Certification 5 The No Process Process Development Model
    2. 2. What the heck? Text Text We had a slight problem...
    3. 3. Ooops... • No plan • No structure • No timeline • No support • No budget
    4. 4. Hmmm... • We had experience • We had motivation • We had passion • We had determination • We made time
    5. 5. Cool USPs... • Martin’s 1st hand experience • Michael’s on the ground understanding • Jon’s SAP Ed expertise • Den’s part baked vision • Leo’s balance
    6. 6. Tools.... { Comms { Production X
    7. 7. Early decisions • Do not use SAP Wiki • Everyone has a voice • Finagle the voices into something coherent • Use quasi SCRUM • Limit the work • Be respectful at all times
    8. 8. Step 1 • Went away and thought • Came back with individual rough cuts • Elected DAH to edit with help from Jon • Michael/Jon formatting
    9. 9. Step 2 • Attend SAP Ed webinar • Refine paper • Present to SAP Ed for comments • Present to Mentors • More refining (watch time limit re: SAPPHIRE)
    10. 10. Step 3 • Publish and duck • Start marketing • Make noise • Block and tackle
    11. 11. Marketing • Present to Mentors (webinar) • SDN post • Twitter pimping (@certification5/ @C5) • LinkedIn, Facebook, other posts • The cartoon • SAPPHIRE 2010 • Hats • eGeeks/FMR
    12. 12. What worked • Early drafts in good shape • Tracking changes in GDocs (but not recommended) • Keeping to time on calls • Being honest about availability = expectations met • Making it fun
    13. 13. What didn’t work • SAP collaboration was largely one sided • Under estimated SAP issues • Inadequate thought about post-launch activities
    14. 14. What you don’t see
    15. 15. Results • Turned around one time staunch skeptics • SAP board level attention • Co-CEO commitment to review • Got SAP thinking
    16. 16. Crowning moment?
    17. 17. What’s Next? • More marketing • Follow up Mentor Webinar • SAP follow up • SAP TechEd • Stand alone website? (as ESME)
    18. 18. My advice?
    19. 19. Main resources • Whitepaper location: http://www.jonerp.com/pdf/sap_certification_from_cert5.pdf • C5 report SDN post: http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/scn/weblogs?blog=/pub/wlg/18849 • C5 SAPPHIRE vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7e4X1BHOJNY • Vijay’s take: http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/scn/weblogs?blog=/pub/wlg/19489 • eGeeks podcast: http://enterprisegeeks.com/blog/2010/05/19/enterprisegeeks- podcast-certification-5/ • Martin’s “C5 Making of...” Flickr stream: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mgillet/sets/ 72157624142428402/show/ • FMR: http://fridaymorningreport.tv/2010/05/28/certification5/ • And a ton of other stuff...
    20. 20. Q&A

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