Today, on September 15, SAP Labs CIS took guests in the Client area of Moscow office. iR&DClub (Community for R&D directors of Russian enterprises) and SAP Labs CIS organized a visit of Club members to SAP Labs to share best practices in innovation development.
About 25 managers of local large and medium businesses together with representatives of academic and governmental institutions came to SAP Labs.
Dmitrij Armjakov, SAP Labs CIS MD, showed them SAP Labs AppHouse office together with D-Shop. Viachesav Gershov, SAP Labs Business Development director in CIS, demonstrated HANA and IoT related cases, such as Match Insight (football analytics) Port Logistics, Air Travel, Smart Energy, and Digital Farming. He spoke about technological and business trends in which SAP strives to develop its Global leadership, such as real-time business, IoT, Industry 4.0, and Smart service World, and for which our technological platforms such as HANA and HCP can be a good choice as a basis.
Round table “From research to development of innovation: SAP Labs network Global experience” was the culmination of the event. Dmitrij Armjakov told a lot about corporate goals and priorities and approaches SAP Labs developers use in their work as well as about the way we cooperate with ecosystem of innovation in Russia and over the Globe. The audience was very active and impressed; they asked a lot of questions, that Dmitrij and Viacheslav answered to their full satisfaction.
Non-formal communication followed the official part of the event. So, we have the ground to look forward towards prospective and interesting projects in the area of co-innovation with some potential partners and universities.