FAQ

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN INNOVMATCH?

Any person, startup, student, entrepreneur, ISV company (with under 50 employees and 5-million-euro revenue) can participate in InnovMatch.

ANY SPECIFIC SKILLS NEEDED FOR APPLICATION?

Initial knowledge of Java or JavaScript is required to make full use of the SAP Cloud Platform. You can get basic knowledge about SAP Cloud Platform with our on-line courses. And during hands-on workshop we will provide you with all the necessary enablement and documentation to start developing on the SAP Cloud Platform. So, look at SAP Cloud Platform, get a free edition and start developing cutting-edge applications.

WHAT KIND OF SOLUTIONS CAN APPLY?

In Partner Challenge, solution to specific business case needs to be presented. For applying your own idea, we will be looking for solutions that are built on SAP Cloud Platform and are tackling business challenges, there for ready for enterprise use.

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY MINIMUM VIABLE PRODUCT (MVP)?

The main goal of the MVP is for us to get a glimpse of your solution. We are interested in understanding the main functionalities and the flow of your application, so don't worry if you cannot finish all the features and functionalities that you were planning for. You’ll have time to develop further…

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY PROTOTYPE OR COMPLETE SOLUTION?

In the Grand finale, we’ll be interested in more developed solutions such as prototypes or final products, not just basic functionalities.

IS THERE A PARTICIPATION FEE?

No, there is no direct cost for participating in InnovMatch.

WHAT SHOULD THE DEMO VIDEO CONSIST OF?

Your solution in action. Do not worry about video production quality, camera phones or screen captures are more than enough. Our recommendation is to walk us through a relevant use case and show us some functional software.

MUST I HAVE A TEAM OR I CAN APPLY AS AN INDIVIDUAL?

We leave that up to you. If you have an idea that you are willing to develop into a functional application on SAP Cloud Platform, we are looking forward to applications from individuals and teams.

CAN I APPLY WITH MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION?

We accept multiple applications if they are developed using SAP Cloud Platform and are developed to at least a Minimum Viable Product.

WILL I GET SUPPORT DURING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MVP?

We’ll offer hands-on half day workshops and there are numerous on-line tutorials available. For specific technical questions during application phase, you can reach out to your workshop trainer.

WHAT ARE THE EVALUATION CRITERIA?

There are three rounds of evaluation:

  • Evaluating applications in Partner Phase, where our Partner will have the main say in the evaluation. They will be looking for solutions that best answer all the requirements of the business case. Answer these questions: “Does the solution solve the business challenge in a new, fast, cost efficient way? Is the solution functional, has a great UX, ready to use?”
  • In International Phase, representatives of SAP will be looking for business solutions that have the most potential to scale in the enterprise world. Answer questions: “Which business challenge I’m tackling? In what Industry? Is enabling digital transformation of companies? What is the market potential?”
  • In the Grand Finale Phase, we’ll additionally focus on best use of SAP Cloud platform capabilities and tools, stage of developed application and ready to scale and sell.

Lear more

1. What is SAP ERP?

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning: Is an integrated software solution that incorporates the key business functions of an organisation such as Human Resources, Financials, Procurement, Sales and Distribution, Manufacturing, etc. If you are interested in more information about SAP, this article may be useful.

2. From which competency areas are the questions for SAP MM Certification? And what are the important topics?

Here is the Syllabus for SAP MM Certification. It tells you which areas of SAP MM you should study before the exam. Moreover, the syllabus includes references to SAP training courses where you can learn more about a particular topic.

3. From which competency areas are the questions for SAP SD Certification? And what are the important topics?

Here is the Syllabus for SAP SD Certification. It tells you which areas of SAP SD you should study before the exam. Moreover, the syllabus includes references to SAP training courses where you can learn more about a particular topic.

4. From which competency areas are the questions for SAP FI Certification? And what are the important topics?

Here is the Syllabus for SAP FI Certification. It tells you which areas of SAP FI you should study before the exam. Moreover, the syllabus includes references to SAP training courses where you can learn more about a particular topic.

5. From which competency areas are the questions for SAP BI Certification? And what are the important topics?

Here is the Syllabus for SAP BI Certification. It tells you which areas of SAP BI you should study before the exam. Moreover, the syllabus includes references to SAP training courses where you can learn more about a particular topic.

6. What are the SAP Certification Centers in India? How to find them and where to get their contact details? I also want to take SAP Training from an official SAP Education Center, where do I find them?

For those people who want to pass SAP Certification in India or want to get SAP Training in India, we share contact information of the official SAP Certification Centers in India.

7. What is E-academy program from SAP? Does this kind of online SAP training enable you to learn SAP and prepare for SAP certification? What are the benefits and disadvantages of E-academy comparing to the traditional classroom based SAP training programs?

The answers to these questions and more information about online SAP training can be found in the document E-Academies: Train for Certification When and Where You Like.

8. Does SAP Certification add any value to your professional profile and make your CV more attractive from an employer’s point of view?

There are many opinions about this question. We summarized them in this post.

9. Which type of SAP Training is better? Classroom or Online? How should I decide about it and which factors have to be taken into consideration?

We brought all the pros and cons of various types of SAP Training courses together in one article. The main focus is on the question of choice between online and classroom SAP Training.

10. What are the prerequisites for SAP Certification?

Please read this post about SAP Certification Prerequisites to find out the answer.

11. How to register for SAP Certification?

It is not as easy as it might seem to be… We created a step-by-step guide that tells you how to register for SAP Certification.

12. I have passed SAP certification. How to get SAP Logo on my resume (CV), which highlights the fact that I am SAP certified consultant?