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Author's profile photo Dan Everett

What’s Happening in EIM at ASUG & Sapphire in 2015

According to Gartner only 10% of organizations have successfully monetized their data.

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At this year’s SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference there will be a wealth of sessions dedicated to how enterprise information management drives business value. If you want to be in the top 10% have a look at the following and plan your agenda at the show to include some of these great EIM sessions.


Session Title

Session Abstract

Johnson  Controls

Accelerate Performance with Global Information Governance

Treat data as an asset to simplify information access, improve decision making, and speed operational execution. Learn how Johnson Controls Inc. uses a business-owned, IT-enabled data strategy, fueled by SAP solutions for enterprise information management, to drive faster value for its ERP, Big Data, analytics, and other initiatives.

Cardinal  Health

Harnessing SAP’s EIM Suite and MDG to Ensure Healthy Data for Healthcare Supplies at Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health relies heavily on healthy trusted data to run its operations. Cardinal’s customers demand a high degree of confidence that the data they send and receive is captured and maintained accurately. Cardinal harnessed the power of SAP Data Services, Information Steward, and Master Data Governance for data migration and governance.


How Johnson Controls Mobilized Their Data Governance Program for Big Data & MDG on HANA

Delivering against Big Data, MDG on HANA and advanced analytics requires a reliable foundation of operational excellence defined by Process Integrity, Business Alignment, Governance and Trustworthy Metrics. In this session, learn how Johnson Controls prepared their organization for a successful journey


Colgate’s Recipe for Success: Data Governance and Data Quality

Learn how Colgate accomplished the optimization of data quality and introduced global governance processes leveraging SAP Info Steward and SAP Master Data Governance (MDG). Discuss the challenges of Colgate’s master data management (MDM) program and lessons learned, including product hierarchy. Find out how Colgate accesses the different governance process stages with SAP Fiori approval apps and SAP HANA analytics.


EAM Master Data Governance with MDG

Suncor Energy adopted SAP Master Data Governance, Enterprise Asset Management extension by Utopia as a way to manage their challenging asset domains. Previously no solidified solution existed for  managing functional locations, equipment, and BOMs. Understand the implementation, learnings,challenges, and successes of the first implementation.


Let Your Data Take Flight: How Adobe Puts Data in Motion

Data management continues to move closer to real-time operation. And real-time data access and data quality are one of the fastest growing disciplines. Adobe understands the value of ‘data in motion’ and will share its real-time data management experience including how they identified business needs and set up their technology landscape.


Optimizing Global Data Quality at Rockwell Automation

Rockwell increases revenue, customer service, and brand loyalty by optimizing their global data quality process. With SAP’s enterprise information management (EIM) solutions, the company cleanses and de-duplicates customer data from multiple sources delivered in batch and real-time within their SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM)
application. See how Info Steward monitors the results with Data Insight scorecards.


SAP HANA EIM- Smart data integration and smart data quality with HANA SPS09 at Intel

Learn what is available with Smart Data Integration and Smart Data Quality with SAP HANA SPS09 (first set of embedded EIM capabilities), which use cases are supported, what is coming and how you can start to leverage its benefits. Intel, who has partnered with us on this co-innovation journey will share their early experience and lessons learned

Session Title

Session Type

Session Abstract

Information Governance: From Concept To Reality


This session outlines governance and stewardship
  strategies, program goals, principles, with guidance on best practices during different implementation phases of a program. Via real-life customer examples, learn how to establish a practice to govern data for complete and  accurate information, minimize IT costs, and ensure regulatory compliance.

Understand and track financial and impact analysis of
  ineffective data with SAP Information Steward. Learn how to assess, monitor, and improve data quality while providing ownership to the business.

Leverage SAP Master Data Governance (SAP MDG) and SAP Information Steward to consolidate, centrally create, and enforce master data standards in the context of business processes to ensure upfront data  quality.

Understand opportunities for leveraging these solutions
when powered by SAP¹s in-memory technology SAP HANA, via new Smart Data Quality and Smart Data Integration built-in capabilities

SAP Enterprise Information Management (SAP EIM) Influence Council

  Table Discussion

SAP’s EIM portfolio covers a broad range of products
  delivering capabilities across the whole EIM space. An Influence roundtable session will address the capabilities across the portfolio, identify gaps and  points of confusion, share vision and roadmap across the whole portfolio, and bring feedback back to product management for the relevant product.

Influence: Discuss the key scenarios and uses cases for
SAP HANA Cloud Integration

  Table Discussion

SAP HANA Cloud Integration (SAP HCI) is SAP’s strategic cloud based integration solution that supports the integration of SAP cloud applications (such as SuccessFactors, Cloud for Customers, Ariba, ByD, SAP Financial Services Network) with on-premise or cloud SAP and non-SAP systems.

  In this session we will provide an introduction into SAP HCI, outline the key scenarios and uses cases for SAP HCI, and present the available prepackaged  integration content for SAP HCI. Along with the ASUG SAP Cloud Integration Influence Council, we would like to get your feedback and requirements towards SAP HCI

Do You Need a Chief Data Officer?

ASUG Lecture

MIT research reveals that organizations with a top
  executive responsible for data management perform better than those who do not. CDO’s span business units and functions, political, and transformation  initiatives like Big Data and IOT, and set data governance policies. We will  share best practices, strategy, and use cases.

Managing Enterprise Data Quality using SAP Information
Steward(SAP IS)

ASUG Lecture

Presentation will cover use of SAP IS to address Data
  Quality (DQ) challenges. Audience will learn how SAP IS Tool helped Data Analysts/Stewards Assess DQ in Transactional and Reporting Systems (without writing Complex SQL Code); Deploy a Self-Service model for Business Users to manage Enterprise Data Quality; Best Practices for rolling out tool.

Data Migration: A Path to Information Governance

ASUG Lecture

Information Governance is a discipline that helps improve the business value of information. Data Migration projects can be a great starting point for a governance initiative. In this session we explain  information governance and how you can use data migration as a starting point, and give 6 practical tips to help get you started on the journey.

Case Study: Reducing Risk by Migrating from Custom
In-House Applications to SAP Data Services

ASUG Lecture

Take custom legacy code to standardized data provisioning  solutions with SAP Data Services.

Data Governance in the Cloud


Given the increasingly complex and distributed processes for managing data (Big and otherwise) the panelists will speak to how they are designing and implementing new EIM solutions such as HCI, MDG, MDM and HANA Rules Framework. The idea is to share lessons learned on how they approached the work and resolved the issues.

Tame Big Data with Information Governance


This discussion looks at ways to ensure confidence in data readiness for Big Data, analytic, and predictive use cases. Learn more about metadata and semantic catalogs, along with how to merge and reconcile  different data sets. Explore security and privacy policies, measuring quality, and providing lineage to establish trust in the data.

Achieve Master Data Excellence for Enterprise Asset Management

Demo Theater Tues  & Wed

Manage the complexity of master data throughout the asset lifecycle, from design through retirement. Govern maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) data centrally to help ensure quality. Raise personnel  productivity, maximize return on assets, and establish auditable records to increase compliance

Empower Business-Driven Information Governance

Demo Theater Wed  & Thur

See how your employees can prepare data without coding or scripting. Grasp how self-service capabilities empower people in business to understand, cleanse, and make data ready for use. Learn how to increase
  business ownership of information governance and facilitate better collaboration between business groups and IT.

Discover Whether Active or Passive Master Data Governance  Is Right for You


This discussion examines the trade-offs between the two approaches for managing master data. Look at the benefits of measuring, cleansing, and consolidating versus embedding governance at the point of entry. Explore how to match tool capabilities to the different approaches. Consider the impact each has on policies, rules, processes, and workflow.

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      Author's profile photo Markus Ganser
      Markus Ganser

      Hi Dan,

      Thanks for posting. Exciting offering in the EIM space.