SAP Idea Incubator is a crowdsourcing program that brings together customers with innovative ideas - and technical innovators creating prototypes using SAP HANA to quickly turn these ideas into reality.
● What is an idea?
Anything that helps people better use the real-time, big data generated in the course of day-to-day work to support daily tasks. Examples:
o Feasibility of personalized recommendations? o New algorithms for faster query speeds? o More insights from my data? o Admin tool between programs?
o Share your data in the submission form o Find public proxy data closest to ideal o Choose the private idea path, share the data in private
o Quickly explore the technical feasibility of ideas. o Augment an in-house team or address a skills shortage. o Leverage crowd-sourcing with confidentiality. o Brainstorm implementation strategies. o Get working prototypes to deliver better business value.
A short description of how an innovator plans to implement an idea. Recommend:
o Show scientific merit. o Impact key innovation areas. o Meet customer’s idea expectations. o Be compatible with SAP HANA.
● Who could be an innovator?
o Data experts and data scientists. o People with expertise in computer algorithms, data mining, computer science, natural language processing, statistics knowledge, and SAP HANA experiences.
o Build personal skills, knowledge and expertise. o Understand and master innovative technology. o Apply knowledge by helping to solve real problems. o Work hands on with real data. o Get exposure to the broader business community.