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Author's profile photo Neil Krefsky

The Future of Finance is Now! See the Most Important SAPPHIRE Ever for Finance Professionals!

Capture.JPGWith over 350 sessions related to the Finance audience and Line of Business this is shaping up to be the most important, informative and comprehensive SAPPHIRENOW ever for finance professionals.  2015 will be our biggest presence ever showcasing how SAP Simple Finance and our entire Financial Management solution portfolio is enabling our customers on their transformation journey to take their finance function to the next level.

Capture4.JPGSome of you reading this may recall during SAPPHIRENOW in 2014 we announced the initial launch of SAP Simple Finance powered by SAP HANA.   This year at SAPPHIRENOW2015 you can hear from actual customers on how they’ve adopted SAP Simple Finance to take them on their path to finance transformation since that groundbreaking announcement last year.   This includes presentations from several early adopters like La Trobe University, the first customer who deployed SAP Simple Finance in the Cloud via HANA Enterprise Cloud (read the announcement) to help build momentum for their own “Future Ready Strategic Plan”  or Swiss Re who is also running the solution as part of its overall finance transformation program as well as many others.

For the 1st time ever 100% of our Theater Stage Presentations and Panel Discussions for finance are going be delivered by actual customers presenting their own transformation journeys by deploying SAP Simple Finance and our solutions across Financial Planning and Analysis, Accounting, Closing and Consolidations, Treasury and Cash Management, GRC, and overall Finance Operations.  Additionally, there will be many other sessions, discussions and demos delivered by SAP Subject Matter Experts and Partners highlighting the latest innovations SAP has to offer to enable finance transformation and excellence including:

  • The SAP Runs SAP team showing demos and having discussions of our own internal deployment of SAP Simple Finance in the Cloud via HANA Enterprise Cloud.
  • Value Engineering discussing actual metrics and measurable business improvements that can be achieved with SAP Simple Finance
  • A broad range of demos, presentations and discussions of our finance solutions powered by SAP HANA across Financial Planning and Analysis, Accounting, Closing and Consolidations, Treasury and Cash Management, GRC, and overall Finance Operations

I encourage all of you Finance Aficionados and your IT colleagues out there to get a jump start on planning an amazing SAP learning and networking experience by taking a peak at a few special tracks I put together highlighting many of the great finance innovations and customer transformation presentations we’ll have at SAPPHIRENOW:


In the coming days and weeks keep an eye out on this channel for many more updates from my SAP colleagues who will be blogging about a number of special networking activities and specific sessions we’ll have for Finance Professionals and their IT counterparts.  I look forward to seeing you all at SAPPHIRENOW 2015!

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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      It would be a great and exciting event for all financeprofessionals.

      Author's profile photo Oliver Schoenborn
      Oliver Schoenborn

      Sounds great Neil. I think we all should have a deep look into the upcoming SAPPHIRE NOW to be prepared for our mission. I think we will not be the only ones looking there, but customers and competitors as well.

      Author's profile photo Erno Nykanen
      Erno Nykanen

      Sounds like there will be lots of exciting stuff!