The authors of »Application Development with SAP Business Technology Platform«

Gairik Acharya

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Gairik Acharya is a senior technical architect and associate partner at IBM with more than 22 years of IT experience. He is a recognized expert in ABAP, SAP HANA, OData, SAP Gateway, SAP S/4HANA, SAP Fiori, SAPUI5, and SAP Business Technology Platform. In his role as senior architect at the IBM SAP S/4HANA Center of Excellence group in North America, he has architected solutions for several global implementations for IBM's top-tier clients. He's a certified and recognized expert in SAP application consulting and is responsible for building new capabilities within the group. He's a frequent speaker at SAP TechEd, covering a variety of new technical areas.

Govind Bajaj

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Govind Bajaj is an SAP business intelligence solution architect with more than 15 years of IT experience in managing and delivering complex business intelligence solutions. He has worked extensively with the design and development of analytical solutions on the SAP HANA platform, both on-premise and in the cloud. His areas of interest include machine learning, integration of SAP solutions with open source technologies, and big data. Govind can be found on Twitter @probajajand on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/govind-bajaj-a5a7589.

Avijit Dhar

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Avijit Dhar is a senior consultant at IBM India. He has more than 15 years of experience with leading the design and implementation of large-scale implementations, especially in the SAP manufacturing domain, and with growing IBM’s SAP Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning practice. He is a subject matter expert in user experience, IoT, machine learning, and other emerging technologies, and he has been involved in designing cutting-edge industry assets and solutions. Avijit has written two books with SAP PRESS: SAP Cloud Platform: Cloud-Native Development and Machine Learning with SAP. He has also written two E-Bites with SAP PRESS: Introducing Predictive Maintenance with SAP Predictive Asset Insights and Hands On with SAP AppGyver.

Anup Ghosh

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Dr. Anup Ghosh is an SAP chief technology officer at the IBM Services Europe and director of enterprise application for the IBM Cloud Solution Center. With more than 23 years of experience in helping several Fortune 500 clients globally with IT transformations, Anup is an IBM distinguished engineer. He's an active researcher with a number of patents and is a regular speaker at SAP TechEd and SAPPHIRE. Anup can be found on Twitter @itsAKG and on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/anupkghosh.

Asidhara Lahiri

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Asidhara Lahiri is an enterprise architect at SAP. Asidhara architects for global clients in different industries such as consumer products, oil and gas, airlines, telco, and utility industries using complex SAP implementations. She has more than 24 years of work experience, more than 22 of which have been in SAP technologies. She advises client executives on transformation roadmaps for their SAP landscape. She worked as a lead architect for solution creation using SAP Business Technology Platform and SAP S/4HANA for specific industries, and designed, developed, and reviewed client architecture. She has designed delivery services around new-edge technologies in SAP for one of the major SIs. Asidhara has filed two patents. She is also a coauthor of SAP S/4HANA: An Introduction, published by SAP PRESS. Asidhara loves books, music, photography and travel.
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  • Cover of SAP Cloud Platform: Cloud-Native Development

    SAP Cloud Platform: Cloud-Native Development

    Gairik Acharya, Govind Bajaj, Avijit Dhar, Anup Ghosh, Asidhara Lahiri

    489 pages, hardcover

    Learn to build cloud applications from the ground up using SAP Cloud Platform. Explore the Neo and Cloud Foundry development environments; pick your backend language from a selection including Java, Node.js, and ABAP; and create a frontend with SAPUI5 and More about the book

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    • Build and deploy applications on the Cloud Foundry and Neo environments
    • Develop cloud-native applications with Java, Python, ABAP, and more
    • Manage your application’s lifecycle with continuous integration, continuous delivery, security, monitoring, and DevOps
  • Cover of Developing WRICEF Objects for SAP S/4HANA Cloud

    Developing WRICEF Objects for SAP S/4HANA Cloud

    Gairik Acharya

    163 pages

    Learn how to create WRICEF objects for your SAP S/4HANA Cloud implementation! Whether you need workflows, reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, forms, or all of the above, this E-Bite has your customization options covered. Begin by exploring the extensibility options and More about the book

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    • Develop custom workflows, reports, interfaces, and forms
    • Convert and migrate legacy data
    • Extend SAP S/4HANA Cloud with UI, field, and business object enhancements
  • Cover of Machine Learning with SAP

    Machine Learning with SAP
    Models and Applications

    Laboni Bhowmik, Avijit Dhar, Ranajay Mukherjee

    495 pages, hardcover

    Work smarter with machine learning! Begin with core machine learning concepts—types of learning, algorithms, data preparation, and more. Then use SAP Data Intelligence, SAP HANA, and other technologies to create your own machine learning applications. Master the SAP HANA Predictive More about the book

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    • Develop machine learning applications with SAP
    • Learn to select algorithms and prepare data
    • Design, train, and fine-tune models with SAP HANA and SAP Data Intelligence
  • Cover of SAP S/4HANA

    SAP S/4HANA
    An Introduction

    Devraj Bardhan, Axel Baumgartl, Nga-Sze Choi, Mark Dudgeon, Piotr Górecki, Asidhara Lahiri, Bert Meijerink, Andrew Worsley-Tonks

    648 pages, hardcover

    Interested in what SAP S/4HANA has to offer? Find out with this big-picture guide! Take a tour of SAP S/4HANA functionality for your key lines of business: finance, manufacturing, supply chain, sales, and more. Preview SAP S/4HANA’s architecture, and discover More about the book

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    • Learn what SAP S/4HANA offers your company
    • Explore key business processes and system architecture
    • Consider your deployment options and implementation paths
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    ABAP in the Cloud
    Development and Operations with SAP BTP, ABAP Environment

    Gairik Acharya, Aleksandar Debelic, Shubhangi (Deshmukh) Joshi, Aayush Dhawan

    316 pages, hardcover

    SAP BTP, ABAP environment (formerly SAP Cloud Platform, ABAP environment) requires specialized knowledge of language limits and development environment—let this book be your guide! Begin by provisioning a trial instance and setting up ABAP Development Tools in Eclipse. Then, walk More about the book

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    • Set up the SAP BTP, ABAP environment and see how the cloud changes the ABAP programming language
    • Develop complete applications, from backend services to the SAP Fiori frontend, and learn to test and monitor apps
    • Connect to on-premise and cloud systems with external APIs
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    Introducing Predictive Maintenance with SAP Predictive Asset Insights

    Avijit Dhar

    71 pages

    How soon will your equipment need repairs? You'll learn how to use SAP Predictive Asset Insights to monitor the health of your equipment in real time and schedule maintenance when it is truly needed. Start by diving into key master More about the book

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    • Learn how machine learning facilitates predictive maintenance
    • Explore predictive models for distance, logistics regression, and more
    • Preview integration with your IoT devices and SAP S/4HANA
  • Cover of SAP Fiori: Implementation and Development

    SAP Fiori: Implementation and Development

    Souvik Roy, Aleksandar Debelic, Gairik Acharya

    570 pages, hardcover

    Take your UI to the next level with this all-in-one resource to implementing and developing SAP Fiori apps! Start by configuring the SAP Fiori components and setting up the necessary security measures. Then it’s time to dive into applications: enabling More about the book

    approx. $84.99

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    Available on 12/20/2022

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    • Implement SAP Fiori for SAP S/4HANA
    • Develop and extend applications with SAP Fiori elements and freestyle templates
    • Work with OData, SAP Business Application Studio, SAP Screen Personas, and more
  • Cover of Hands On with SAP Build Apps

    Hands On with SAP Build Apps

    Avijit Dhar

    86 pages

    Extend your SAP solutions with custom applications—no coding experience necessary! Learn how no-code application development works in SAP Build Apps (formerly known as SAP AppGyver), and then follow step-by-step instructions with different model use cases to build your own applications. More about the book

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    Available on 12/13/2022

    E-Bite
    • Learn to build no-code enterprise applications with SAP Build Apps
    • Develop the user interface, add logic, and deliver applications to users
    • Integrate SAP Build Apps with SAP services and tools