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SAP ABAP to SAP BI

sameer_mehta
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Hello,

I have total experience of 3 years in SAP out of which 2 years is in ABAP and 1 year is in BI. I wanted to move into BI and at the same time wanted to switch to another company, what career scope do I have with 1 year in BI.

My main concern is weather companies still consider my 3 years of experience or it will be counted as 1 year, if apply for any BI role and if not how should I proceed. Please help.

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RamanKorrapati
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Hi Sameer,

I assumed BI as BW.

As you said you have 2yrs ABAP and 1yr BI(BW) then company will consider you BW exp as 1yr only.  As i know you can't get chance to work on BI with 1yrs exp nowadays.

If you want change the company, you can go with ABAP as 3yrs exp , you will get calls. Once your into new company,Check  with your BW team you can learn or seek BW TL or PM help to continue BI. If they like your one yr profile for support projects they can assist you. otherwise you can allow you to work if client  accept your profile. if client won't accept then you can learn form bw team as your own interest.

Other wise better to continue two more year with present company as BI developer let's finish 3 yrs exp in BI module that makes very easy to grab new opportunists as BW consultant.

Mean while keep your profile at job sites, let keep on try. if you get any call with 2yrs abap and 1 yr bw then grab. its very rare chance to get but not sure.

Thanks

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RamanKorrapati
Active Contributor
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Hi Sameer,

I assumed BI as BW.

As you said you have 2yrs ABAP and 1yr BI(BW) then company will consider you BW exp as 1yr only.  As i know you can't get chance to work on BI with 1yrs exp nowadays.

If you want change the company, you can go with ABAP as 3yrs exp , you will get calls. Once your into new company,Check  with your BW team you can learn or seek BW TL or PM help to continue BI. If they like your one yr profile for support projects they can assist you. otherwise you can allow you to work if client  accept your profile. if client won't accept then you can learn form bw team as your own interest.

Other wise better to continue two more year with present company as BI developer let's finish 3 yrs exp in BI module that makes very easy to grab new opportunists as BW consultant.

Mean while keep your profile at job sites, let keep on try. if you get any call with 2yrs abap and 1 yr bw then grab. its very rare chance to get but not sure.

Thanks

Former Member
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HI Sameer,

Your interest seems to be working in BI module then you should get more hands on working in BI projects, get more insight into projects and good role as it will help you get a good BI job elsewhere on a better package. It is important for anyone to have good skills to negotiate a good package in the preferred domain/technology. Also if you can then go for HANA training then certification if you are interested, HANA is new in-memory DB from SAP and goes well with BI requirements.

Cheers,

Nagarajan Viswanathan

sameer_mehta
Participant
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Thanks a lot for your suggestions. I will definitely go with ABAP as it is my primary skill and side by side I will also look for BW opportunities.