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SAP user chief chats up Sapphire, executive changes

Next week's Sapphire conference promises plenty of news on Business Objects, upgrades and SAP executives, says the CEO of ASUG in this podcast.

Once again, SAP's Sapphire conference and the America SAP Users Group (ASUG) conference will be co-located. This year's event takes place in Orlando. To get a preview of what to watch out for at the event, SearchSAP.com sat down with Steve Strout, ASUG's first full-time CEO.

  • The hot topics at this year's show
  • How ASUG is working with Business Objects customers
  • How ASUG is adapting to SAP's efforts to win over midmarket customers
  • His tenure to date and the changes taking place at ASUG
  • What those attending can do to prepare for the show and how those who can't attend can access some of the event's information resources.

  • In this 15-minute podcast, Strout details:

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  • This was last published in April 2008

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