Prerequisites for the SAP HANA Cloud Machine Learning Challenge “I quit!” – How to prevent employee churn”

The SAP HANA Cloud Machine Learning challenge “I quit!” – How to prevent employee churn” is coming closer and closer which is why we already want to give you an overview of the pre-requisites you/your system needs to fulfill in order to participate in the challenge.

  • You will need an SAP HANA Cloud instance. Free tier or trial are not compatible with the challenge contents. If you don’t have an adequate set-up, please reach out to the team to get access to a suitable instance.
  • You need to have a local Python environment (You need to use version 3.4 – 3.8)
  • Access the challenge data set via this Jupyter Notebook example

Prior to the challenge, we are happy to offer “open office hours” where you can join our experts to get your open questions on the prerequisites answered. Please find the slots offered below:

  • November 22, 2022, 9am CET (5PM KST) | Join here
  • November 24, 2022, 5pm CET (11AM EST) | Join here

Additionally, feel free to reach out to this email address, comment below this blogpost or comment in this discussion thread* in SAP Groups if you have any questions.

November 22, 2022 Open Office Hour Prerequisites
November 24, 2022 Open Office Hour Prerequisites
November 28, 2022 Official Challenge Kick-off | Join here
November 29, 2022 Open Office Hour Challenge (Asia Pacific & European time zone)
December 1, 2022 Open Office Hour Challenge (European & American time zone)
December 6, 2022 Open Office Hour Challenge (Asia Pacific & European time zone)
December 8, 2022 Open Office Hour Challenge (European & American time zone)
December 13, 2022 Open Office Hour Challenge (Asia Pacific & European time zone)
December 15, 2022 Open Office Hour Challenge (European & American time zone)
December 16, 2022

End of the challenge + Presentation slots for your solution

·       Slot 1: Asia Pacific & European time zone

·       Slot 2: European and American time zone

CW51, 2022 Announcement of the winners
CW4, 2023 Community Call with the winners

Don’t miss out on our SAP Community Call: “I quit!” – How to prevent employee churn! where we will officially kick-off our SAP HANA Cloud machine learning challenge 2022.

Also, don’t forget to tag your fellow machine learning enthusiasts in the comments to make them aware of the challenge.

We look forward to your participation in the challenge!

All the best,

Susen on behalf the SAP HANA Cloud Machine Learning challenge team


Do you already want to learn more about SAP HANA Cloud’s machine learning capabilities? Then, check out these resources.

Do you have questions regarding another topic? Ask the SAP Community.

* Please note that you will need to separately register for SAP Groups.