CWG Chapters

The Board of Directors is currently forming local and regional CWG Chapters globally. 

Our mission is to provide information and education about the SAP Variant Configuration (VC), the Internet Pricing Configurator (IPC), and SAP CRM configurators and historically the primary venue for this information sharing and networking has been either this website or at the European Conference in the Spring and the North American CWG Conference in the Fall.

Each CWG Chapter has their own website page and please visit for more information by clicking on the Chapter Title below.

With 500+ member companies, 250+ partner companies and 2,500+ members, not everyone can or will attend a European or North American conference to get specific answers to questions or meet and network with other VC and IPC professionals.  This website has been the only alternative to the two conferences per year. 

So, the CWG Board is enabling companies and members to have their own "mini conferences" to discuss and share issues, network and find out how to solve some of those tough problems through the formation of local CWG Chapters with face-to-face meetings and webinars.  Each Chapter will also have a specific Chapter LinkedIn Group for networking and receiving Chapter announcements   There is also a LinkedIn Group for all CWG members.

Chapters are designed to share and discuss issues that you may have in your everyday implementation, integration or modeling problems.  It is also a place to learn more about the VC and IPC.  Education is one of the primary goals and now this can be accomplished on a local level. 

The CWG Chapter has to be self-sufficient though.  We encourage their formation and will assist in building the member base and helping to get out the message to local members, and sharing information presented at the chapters, and the Chapter in return has the freedom to meet and have presentations about their local issues.

If you have an interest in forming a CWG Chapter in your area contact us here

For more information on each Chapter click on the menu entry for the chapter or if you are interested in either forming or joining a Chapter in your area please send an email to CWG Secretary or the CWG Vice President

Niagara Region CWG Chapter

The Niagara Region is defined as Upstate and Western New York State including Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and Binghamton, and Northern Pennsylvania including Erie.  It also includes the area between Niagara Falls in Canada East to include Greater Toronto and to the West to include Kitchener, Quelph, Waterloo and London, Ontario.   The boundary is not exact and if you live or work near this geographic area, you are welcome to join us.

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First live meeting of the South German CWG Chapter

The first live meeting took place on Wednesday 18th of July 2012 at SAP in Walldorf. Participants of 9 CWG member companies (18 people) and 2 guys from SAP took part.

We had a time frame from 1 to 6 p.m.

All the participating companies had prepared presentations on what exactly they do with VC/IPC and adjacent topics within their organisations.

We spent almost all of the time for these very detailed presentations and some discussions around them.

There will be a follow up meeting in late October.

 

Regards

 

Alexander Auffinger

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Twin Cities Chapter Meeting Held!

Next meeting will be set for November 10th from 11 - 1.

 

August 3, we had our first chapter meeting.  6 companies were represented.

We discussed future meetings/topics.  We are planning on meeting quarterly and also looking into meeting with ASUG.  Topics that were of interest are items like lessons learned, tips and tricks, and demos of how companies are doing VC.

I reviewed our current process at TE Connectivity and did a demo of the Quote and Sales Order process.  I also talked about things that we may do differently than what others do!

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New England joint chapter meeting with ASUG - July 28, 2011

This was an all day session with the New England ASUG Chapter and held at a beautiful setting at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.  EMC was the sponsor that hosted the entire gathering.   There were 100 to 110 attending and everyone heard the keynote speaker and CEO of ASUG, Bridgette Chambers followed in the afternoon by a presentation on how the JFK Library is automating all the JFK documents and making that ready for public viewing on their website.

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