One of my first blogs this year covered the epic rise of digital transformation as this year’s “New Black.” Fast forward to just before SAP’s major annual customer conference, SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG 2015, being held May 5-7 in Orlando, Florida, and the excitement about digitization is at fever pitch. The S/4HANA vision was announced in February, and the execution is on display at SAPPHIRE NOW. Every company’s journey is unique, and here is a snapshot of must-see sessions:
La Trobe University Transforms Business with SAP Simple Finance: Find out how this world-class Australian university simplified its IT landscape, and streamlined operations using SAP Simple Finance with the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service, and cloud solutions from the SAP HR portfolio.
Geberit Runs Simple and Real-Time: Recognized by the plumbing and HVAC industry as a market leader, Geberit is transforming business processes to stay ahead in the market for its globally renowned products. Hear lessons learned from the company’s worldwide deployment of SAP Simple Finance and SAP Fiori, including how easy access to real-time information supports faster, better decision-making, and simplifies database maintenance.
Bristow Embarks on Digital Transformation: A finalist in the SAP HANA Innovation Awards, Bristow is well on its way to achieving its goals for operational excellence, including business process standardization and exceptional consistent global operations. See how this Texas-based leading provider of helicopter services is replacing legacy systems with SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, and preparing to transition toward SAP S/4HANA. The outcomes include faster innovation, simplification, and reinvented business processes.
Swiss Re Transforms Finance with Real-time Insight: Hear how this global financial services leader is reducing risk and simplifying operations by bringing together transactional processes with real-time analytical capabilities on one common finance platform: the SAP Simple Finance solution powered by SAP HANA. Find out where Swiss Re is on its transformational journey, and what’s next on the horizon.
Across SAPPHRE NOW this year, customers, along with SAP experts, will be center stage sharing step-by-step guidance on how to transform business with SAP S/4HANA. Registration is open for the ASUG (Americas’ SAP Users’ Group) Pre-Conference session, which includes SAP S/4HANA sessions. The ASUG HUB has the group’s full agenda, featuring hot topics like Internet of Things, analytics, Hybris and SuccessFactors, along with examples from major industries. And, plenty of S/4HANA product experts will be on-site providing hands-on demos with real-world examples of innovations in action. For a sneak peak at the S/4HANA Exhibit, including the “Boardroom Redefined” showcase, take a look at my colleague Tim Clark’s blog on 5 Can’t-Miss Experiences At SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference.
There’s no doubt that digital transformation is driving growth across every industry. Companies will be at SAPPHIRE NOW to find out how they can take the next steps to run real-time and run simple.
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