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SAPPHIRENOW @ Orlando | A complete business experience dedicated to keeping your discrete manufacturing industry competitive

Posted by Ganesh Hegde May 05, 2013

These are exciting and challenging times for Discrete Manufacturers in the High Tech, Automotive, Industrial Machinery & Component (IM&C) and Aerospace industries. Strategic, operational and finance side of organizations that make products like automobiles, computers, and electronic components must work together as never before to achieve new levels of company valuation, customer satisfaction, growth, innovation, profitability, and reduced costs.  Customers are savvy, fickle, and demanding. How do discrete manufacturing companies build profitable, enduring relationships with them? By continuously innovating ways to align business operations with customer needs and desires. IM&C manufacturers, for example, need to develop new revenue streams by providing new turn-key solutions that deliver greater value to their customers. The ability to innovate is more important than ever. To respond rapidly to evolving trends in today’s connected marketplace, companies need powerful analytics to identify new customer patterns and adapt their products to new opportunities.  With ever-shorter product lifecycles, leading the competition calls for creating new products and services that excite customers and can be rolled out globally quickly and effectively.  Business processes must be agile. Meanwhile, supply chains need to adjust quickly, yet still remain efficient and cost effective.  Find out how SAP solutions help discrete manufacturing industries to “Run Better” by overcoming these challenges and listen to how leading companies take advantage of SAP technology and software to power their growth through innovation.

Better yet, explore how you can become a best-run business. We have various demos, theater and other interactive sessions led by SAP and its customers;

Customer presentations and panels: This year, we have several well known brands such as EMC, Intel, Lexmark, Lenovo, Caterpillar, Bell Helicopter and Mercedes AMG sharing their experiences at SAPPHIRENOW.    

Micro-forums: Micro-forums are the platforms where various industry challenges and SAP solutions are discussed in detail. Some of these micro-forums are supported by SAP customers. There are 8 High Tech focused micro-forums and 4 focused on other discrete manufacturing industries (IM&C, Automotive and Aerospace & Defense) spread across different days.  This year, micro-forum topics will cover new exciting technologies like HANA, Mobility, Analytics and Visual enterprise. 

Demo Theaters: Like last year, SAP is including more visuals to showcase our new solutions. You will see live demonstration of exciting SAP solutions at the demo theaters. New technologies that are being showcased include ‘Visual enterprise’, ‘Integrated manufacturing solutions’, and ‘HANA based analytics’

All our Discrete Manufacturing Industries experts will be on hand. Come, discuss and experience how SAP solutions can help you RUN BETTER at the Demo Stations and Discussion Tables.

You can start building your individual agenda at ‘Agenda Builder’

I look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

To learn more about the Discrete Manufacturing areas in SAPPHIRENOW, check out ‘High Tech Forum and Industries and Line of Business Campus’ at SAPPHIRENOW.

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