BI 2014 Keynote Day 1 – Creating the Innovation Factory
SAP’s Steve Lucas provided today’s keynote at BI2014 (co-located with HANA 2014 and Admin 2014)
Figure 1: Source: SAP
Message is around innovation.
Steve said SAP Insider events are “always fantastic”
Vending machine demo was coming
The Lumira code shown is “warm”
He said he “loves topic of disruption”
Figure 2: Source: SAP
What’sApp – sold for billions – with only 55 employees
Why would Facebook buy?
What’sApp had over 450 million active accounts
What kind of scale is that?
10 years ago, this kind of scale not imaginable
Facebook first company with concept of 1 billion user accounts
Netflix not just deliver content to us but generate their own series
Disrupt transportation – press a button one time and a car shows up to take you where you want to go
Disruption comes from anywhere anytime
Is your company prepared for disruption in your industry? Presentation today is to help you be prepared
Figure 3: Source: SAP
When showing Figure 3 Steve said we have to “Walk and chew gum here”
With an “Innovation factory” we need to find ways to innovate with factory precision
What does your factory need to produce?
As an example, Company NEST allows Steve to compare his energy consumption in real time to neighbors
Figure 4: Source: SAP
You want innovative things in real-time; Figure 4 shows the formula
Innovative goods + high value apps + real-time, relevant info = success in market
New materials for the innovation factory: internet of things, bigdata, cloud, mobile
Figure 5: Source: SAP
HANA platform means all in the above as shown in Figure 5 – it is a platform and and something integrate into.
You can use BusinessObjects with or without HANA, and the same with mobile
HANA Enterprise Cloud, which is a managed cloud can run HANA and Business Suite
How does the platform enable the innovation factory? “Ingest raw materials to deliver applications real time with this platform”.
Figure 6: Source: SAP
Batch to real time allows changing the processes
Analyze “after 20 years still look through rear view mirror”. Now we can use Predictive analytics using to look ahead
World class UX comes with SAP Mobile platform
Figure 7: Source: SAP
New South Wales Fire & Rescue uses a project minder concept where it analyzes information using predictive to enable predictions around disaster relevance to
Velux is using BW on HANA for analytics
Spirit has a range of different examples with finance on HANA and is looking at business processes running ERP on HANA
With HANA SAP has over 5K customers; had 0 3.5 years ago
Next, Nic Smith of SAP gave a SAP Lumira demonstration with March Madness data – go to sap.com/vizthemadness or College Basketball Analysis Powered by SAP Lumira & Predictive Analytics
Pictured: Steve Lucas on left, Nic Smith on the right.
More to come