SAPPHIRE NOW 2014: Get a front row seat to the future
Every year at SAPPHIRE NOW Orlando,
IT professionals get the chance to learn about the new technologies, trends, and strategies that are transforming our businesses and our lives.
This year’s event, taking place June 3-5, 2014 – and streaming live online – looks to be particularly future-focused, with sessions, keynotes, and discussions on topics such as:
- How to accelerate innovation
- The evolving 21st century workplace
- How to use Intelligent Data to become more effective in everything you do
- How to simplify everything and run a leaner, more agile organization
- How to unleash the full power of the cloud – trends, outlooks, and business models
- The new disruptive technologies – and their predicted impact on individuals, businesses, and society
You’ll discover how to run your business better with a real-time platform that connects the people, processes, and information in your organization – giving you 360o insight into your business and empowering you to make smarter decisions on the fly.
Plus, you’ll be able to check out the latest innovations for the SAP HANA platform and get a clearer understanding of how you can use new technologies associated with Big Data, mobile, and the cloud to unleash human potential in your company.
If you’re interested in learning more about what the future of IT holds, be sure to check out these SAPPHIRE NOW 2014 sessions online:
Ride the Wave of Technology in the Second Machine Age
Tuesday, June 3: 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Discover how to use new and emerging
technologies to accelerate innovation, fully automate critical processes, and
fundamentally change the way you work. You’ll learn the causes and effects of
the current technology explosion, as well as recent trends in productivity,
profits, investments, and employment – and what this means for individuals,
businesses, and society.
Drive Real-Time Performance Without IT Limits
Tuesday, June 3: 1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Hear how Mercedes-AMG is using SAP
Business Suite powered by SAP HANA to accelerate their performance. By
switching to real-time operations and using virtualization to simplify IT, they
are speeding time to value across their organization.
The Future of Enterprise Applications
Wednesday, June 4: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Listen in as Prof. Dr. h.c Hasso Plattner, one of SAP’s original founders and a
respected design thinking theorist, joins up with Harvard Business School
professor Clayton M. Christensen – widely renowned for his theories on
disruptive innovation – to discuss how SAP HANA is leading the renewal of
enterprise applications. If you want to discover how this technology is expected
to evolve over the next decade, be sure to attend.
Raise Your Organizational IQ with Intelligent Data
Wednesday, June 4: 2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Find out how your organization can use intelligent data to become more effective and
efficient in everything you do. Learn how Norwegian Cruise Line has improved
decision making, reduced operating costs, and gained deeper insight into
passenger behavior using consumption-based analytics across its cruise line.
Simplify IT with SAP Solutions
Wednesday, June 4: 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Run a leaner, faster, more agile organization at lower TCO by
simplifying almost every area of your IT – including landscape management, data
processing, application development, deployment, user experience, and more. You’ll
hear directly from SAP customers on how they’ve used SAP solutions to achieve
new levels of simplification across their entire IT stacks.
Build the Business Platform of the Future
Wednesday, June 5: 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Learn how to plug into the real value of the cloud and take advantage of its
unprecedented capacity for collaboration and sharing. You’ll discover how to
use and share content in radically effective ways with different types of
applications. Explore the latest trends, future outlook, and business models
associated with cloud computing – and find out how to leverage that information
to streamline your operations and offer better value to your customers.
Compete and Win by Innovating Like a Startup
Thursday, June 5: 3:30 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
You’ve got to keep pace with innovation if you want to stay
ahead of the game in a globalized world. Learn from various thought leaders how
to adopt a “startup mindset” and use it to achieve the agility, adaptability,
and execution that modern enterprises require.
Tune in to the live stream June 3-5
As an IT manager or technology guru, there’s plenty to learn at SAPPHIRE NOW. Join us online, and discover new
innovations that are simplifying business and improving people’s lives.
Learn more about the event’s live streaming keynotes and top sessions.
We hope you’ll join us online!