In 2020, when you pull up to a Starbucks’ drive-through, you’ll be able to order your favourite drink from an order-taking bot using natural language. When will you be able to “talk data” to your analytics platform and ask it how to increase Q4 sales? It’s coming. So in the spirit of getting  ready for conversational AI, we’re giving away a Google Home to a lucky SAP TechEd attendee!

Entering is easy! Just keep an eye out for SAP Analytics on social media  and check in with an SAP Analytics Expert at the show (we’ll be wearing the special shirts).

You can also get a BONUS entry by BYOD (bringing your own data)! An “SAP Analytics Expert” will show you how SAP Analytics Cloud makes it easy to answer your business questions with your own business data.

How You Can Enter

  1. Follow @SAPAnalytics on Twitter and RT one of the official contest tweets during SAP TechEd (they’re tagged “CONTEST” so you won’t miss them!)…AND
  2. Come talk data to one of the SAP Analytics Experts and sign up for a free 30-day trial of SAP Analytics Cloud.
  3. Get a BONUS ENTRY if you bring your own data!

 How the Contest Works

  • You can earn one entry and one bonus entry over the contest period
  • At around 12:30 PM PT on Thursday, September 28, 2017, we’ll choose one (1) winner at random
  • SAP will contact the winner via e-mail provided when signing up for the SAP Analytics Cloud Trial
  • Note: The winner must be able to pick up the prize at The Venetian | Palazzo in Las Vegas, USA, otherwise a new winner will be chosen

We can’t wait to see you on the show floor! Good luck!

The Legal Stuff, a.k.a. Participation Subject to the Official Rules

SAP Analytics Talk Data to Us Contest
OFFICIAL RULES
MUST BE A REGISTERED SAP TECHED LAS VEGAS 2017 ATTENDEE TO WIN.
See more at: https://blog-sap.com/analytics/2017/09/25/talk-data-to-us-and-you-could-win-a-google-home-at-sapteched/
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
(1) SPONSOR: SAP America, Inc., 3999 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073, is solely responsible for all aspects of the SAP Analytics Talk Data to Us Contest.
(2) ELIGIBILITY: SAP Analytics Talk Data to Us Contest
(the “Contest”) is open to individuals who are both 18 years old or older at time of entry and attendees of SAP TECHED LAS VEGAS 2017. Employees of SAP or any of its affiliated companies (such as but not limited to SAP SE, SAP America, Inc., SAP Labs, Inc., and SAP Global Marketing, Inc.), and family members of any of the above (parent, children, siblings, regardless of where they reside) or those living in the same households of such employees (whether or not related) and any person in any way affiliated with or related to government entities, government officials or any other person or entity in the public sector are ineligible. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
(3) ENTRY PERIOD: The Contest begins at 6:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) on September 25, 2017 and ends at 12:00 PM PT on September 28, 2017 (“Contest Entry Period”).
(4) HOW TO PLAY & ENTER:
To enter, follow the requirements below:
(1) Retweet the official contest tweet from @SAPAnalytics on Twitter with the “CONTEST” tag; AND
(2) Visit an SAP Analytics Cloud Expert on the showfloor AND sign up for SAP Analytics Cloud 30-Day Trial
A tweet sent that meets the above criteria receives one (1) entry (“Entry”) into the Contest.
Your tweet must be 140 (or fewer) characters. You must follow the Twitter Rules and any other content standards or requirements posted by Twitter. If your Twitter account is set to “protected mode,” your updates/responses will not be visible to Sponsor and, therefore, will not be received by Sponsor, resulting in your failure to participate in the Contest. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service provider may apply. It is your sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor, in writing, if you change your Account. The Sponsor’s twitter account and related computer systems will be the time keeping device for the purposes of this Contest.
(5) WINNER SELECTION & ODDS: All Entries must be received during the Contest Entry Period to qualify for the random drawing. On or about 12:30 PM PT on September 28, 2017, the potential winner will be selected from all eligible Entries received in a random drawing conducted by an SAP representative whose determinations are final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Entry Period.
(6) PRIZES & CORRESPONDING APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): One (1) total prize will be awarded. One (1) Google Home with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $179 USD. Prize is not redeemable for cash or transferable; prize may not be sold or transferred for commercial use. No substitution allowed except that Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, substitute a prize with another of equal or greater value. All taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner may be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission for Sponsor to use each winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
(7) LIMITATIONS: In event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry via RT on Twitter, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the natural person who is the “authorized account holder” assigned to the Account by Twitter. Entries by any method other than set forth above in Section 4 are void. Use of any automated system to enter as determined by Sponsor in its sole judgment is prohibited and will result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor and any of its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for Entries from ineligible persons, or Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, forged, fraudulent, illegible, improperly accessed, inaccurate, interrupted, lost, misdirected, tampered with, unauthorized, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; technical failures of any sort; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes; even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releases.
(8) WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential winner will be notified by email on or about 1PM PT on September 28, 2017. The Sponsor is not responsible for changes to a potential winner’s email function that may interfere with winner notification. To claim prize, each potential winner will be required to provide his or her email address. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: [1] potential winner’s failure to respond to notification within one (1) week after its transmission; [2] the failure of notification due to deactivation of the potential winner’s e-mail account prior to receipt of notification; [3] potential winner’s failure to become a follower of @SAPAnalytics, resulting in the potential winner’s failure to receive a Direct Message from Sponsor; [4] potential winner’s Twitter account “protected mode” is set so that the potential winner’s updates/responses may not be visible to Sponsor; [5] potential winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of eligibility; [6] potential winner’s failure to validly claim the prizes by deadline date, and [7] any other non-compliance with these Official Rules. In the event of a prize is forfeited, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner.
(9) CONDITIONS: By entering this Contest and/or accepting any prize you may win, you agree, represent and warrant that: [1] you will be bound by the Official Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions, which shall be final in all respects;[2] you will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations in connection with your participation in the Contest [3] without limiting your obligations under the prior section [2], immediately above, you will comply with any laws or regulations regarding disclosure of endorsements, sponsorships and other payments from online endorsers, including bloggers, in connection with any such activities or communications related to Sponsor and this Contest; [4] you release and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any prize; participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Contest information; [5] the Releasees do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Contest or the prize; [6]winner’s acceptance of prize constitutes the grant to Sponsor and assigns of an unconditional right to use winner’s name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and prize information, statements about the promotion and/or live and taped performances of interviews for any programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law;; [7] the Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to: errors in the advertising, Official Rules, selection and announcement of the winner and prize distribution; [8] Sponsor has the right to modify prize award procedures at its sole discretion; [9] the Releasees are not responsible for changes to any Twitter function that may interfere with Contest or your ability to timely enter; and [10] unless otherwise expressly stated the creator or manufacturer of any prize does not endorse and is not a sponsor or in any way affiliated with this Contest. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction.
(10) WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the winner (after September 28, 2017), send an email with “SAP Analytics Talk Data to Us Contest” on the subject line to: darren.folk@sap.com