New Organizational Structure

More transparency, communication and influence Walldorf/Leipzig, September 25, 2008 the German speaking SAP user group (DSAG) e.V. restructured itself: by a large majority the members voted yesterday at the annual Congress in Leipzig for a conceptual realignment of the users group. So, the DSAG bodies be future divided into departments with a professional segmentation to streamline the Organization and to increase the clout of the DSAG. The departmental education affects all bodies of the DSAG: caught up to the working groups and the Secretariat of the Board through the advisory boards to be created. With an overwhelming majority, the DSAG members annual meeting held yesterday within the framework of the annual Congress Member spoke in favour of the concept presented by the DSAG Board of Directors. This was worked out jointly by Board, workshop speakers and headquarters. It stipulates the DSAG bodies in the future in terms of content in the five departments of technology, medium-sized businesses, operations and service and support, Processes/applications (SAP Business Suite) and to integrate industries.

Headed a Board represents the interests of users each with its SAP counterpart. The Chairman of the Board of the DSAG, Prof. Dr. Karl Liebstuckel, sees the fact confirmation of necessary development of user group: the size and the position of the DSAG in the SAP environment have this step made necessary. With the realignment, we lay the foundations to further enhance the quality of our work in the coming years. Through the clear allocation of responsibilities, we achieve not only internal effects such as the bundling of activities and streamlining the organization. Also compared to SAP we will through the Department of education develop the communication at all levels and thereby strengthen the influence on strategies and products.\” The DSAG wants to make more visible with the new organisational structure, including the professional and personal responsibility of bodies and officials.