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22 Asset Management Sessions You Can’t Afford to Miss at SAPPHIRE NOW 2017

SAPPHIRE NOW is coming soon, and we are excited to share some details about the asset management presence at the three-day event in Orlando, Florida, on May 16–18.

Check out the list of can’t-miss asset management sessions we’ve compiled below:


Extend Work Management with On-the-Go Geospatial Solutions

Tuesday, May 16 | 11:00 a.m.

Improve efficiency and insight by enriching business applications with geospatial data. Locate assets on a map and drill down for detail using a mobile device. Hear how Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha manages field equipment with a quick and easy interface using the SAP Work Manager mobile app and geospatial solutions from SAP.


Explore Innovations to Improve Asset Management

Tuesday, May 16 | 11:00 a.m.

Empower your asset management team to run more simply by using the latest IT innovations. Learn how the exceptional user experience enabled by the SAP HANA platform and SAP Cloud portfolio can improve efficiency. See how new enhancements in collaborative asset management, predictive maintenance, and mobile asset management can boost productivity.


Improve Resource Availability Through Collaboration and Automation

Tuesday, May 16 | 12:30 p.m.

Harness the power of technology to strengthen cross-organizational collaboration, increase maintenance efficiency, and achieve stringent benchmarks. Discover how automated scheduling processes can improve your visibility into resource availability. See how real-time communication can help increase the safety and reliability of your assets.


Increased Efficiencies Through Mobile Apps with SAP Software and Geographical Information System Integration

Tuesday, May 16 | 02:00 p.m.

Hydro One, Ontario’s largest electric utility, is in the process of a major business transformation project called “Move to Mobile” (M2M). This initiative includes upgrades to major business systems including SAP software, P-CAD, Telematics, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). The most impactful and visible change is the addition of SAP Work Manager for distribution line crews. The mobile app includes robust GIS integration, allowing field workers to see all work, create notifications, and edit design data from the map.


Transform Plant Operations with End-to-End Digital Maintenance Processes

Wednesday, May 17 | 11:00 a.m.

Bolster information excellence across plant operations. Manage the complexity of master data and unstructured content throughout the asset lifecycle. See how integrated master data and enterprise content management solutions from Utopia Global Inc. and OpenText Corp. increase productivity, maximize return on assets, and improve compliance.


Revolutionize Asset Management with Global Collaboration

Wednesday, May 17 | 12:30 p.m.

Support data integrity and collaborative asset management with a central repository for maintenance-related data. Empower operators to access up-to-date asset data while enabling manufacturers to automatically receive asset usage and failure data. See how to do it all with the SAP Leonardo portfolio and SAP Asset Intelligence Network.


Run a Better Digital EHS Platform with Live Actionable Intelligence

Wednesday, May 17 | 12:30 p.m.

Build a solid framework for a digital environment, health, and safety (EHS) platform that’s informed by real-time data. Connect the shop floor to the top floor by moving to SAP S/4HANA, enabling responsive and live EHS solutions. Harness the power of the SAP Fiori user experience, real-time analytics tools, and other new technologies.


Enterprise Asset Management for Our Generation: Sure, Why Not?

Wednesday, May 17 | 12:30 p.m.

NorthWestern Energy (NWE) implemented the SAP Enterprise Asset Management solution for its 11 hydroelectric generation sites and three gas turbine plants. Hear NWE share its successes and challenges with these efforts and whether it was really worth it. This session will share configuration and master data tips, including critical change management techniques, and functional location and equipment structures. This session will also cover PM order types, preventive maintenance plans, the SAP Rounds Manager mobile app, and effective use of notification texts.


Connect People, Machines, and Businesses Around the World Seamlessly

Wednesday, May 17 | 01:00 p.m.

See how the transition to a digital economy and adoption of technologies like the Internet of Things and cloud-based networks can create opportunities. Automate asset-related data exchange and simplify collaboration among asset manufacturers, operators, and service providers with the SAP Leonardo portfolio and SAP Asset Intelligence Network.


Road Map: EHS and Product Safety and Stewardship Solutions from SAP

Wednesday, May 17 | 03:30 p.m.

The SAP solutions and services for environment, health, and safety (EHS) and product safety and stewardship address regulatory compliance and help you identify, manage, and mitigate EHS risks effectively. Learn everything about recent enhancements that SAP has provided for these offerings. Discover their road map to SAP S/4HANA and hear about the next set of innovations planned for SAP S/4HANA.


Interactive Influence: SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service – Influence What SAP Delivers Next   

Wednesday, May 17 | 03:30 p.m.

SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service offers the ability to fuse machine sensor and event data with IT back-end data sources such as equipment and work or service order data; apply machine learning algorithms to the data to find new insight into why and when machines may have issues; visualize all this data; and create a follow-up request to remedy the machine issue. In this session, meet one of the product managers and tell him your needs for such a solution so that those can be taken into account for the road map.


Monitor Asset Health with Predictive Analytics

Wednesday, May 17 | 03:30 p.m.

Gain better insight into your asset base. See how to make assets, both human and physical, more productive through advanced and predictive analytics using the SAP HANA platform.


Mitigate Risks by Complying with ISO 45001

Wednesday, May 17 | 04:00 p.m.

Create safer working conditions by embracing the integrated approach to occupational health and safety recommended by the ISO 45001 standard. Learn how to take advantage of the native integration functionality and tools within the SAP Environment, Health, and Safety Management application.


Go Mobile and Optimize Asset Management

Wednesday, May 17 | 4:30 p.m.

Increase productivity with mobile apps that offer full visibility into asset information. Discover the business cases, benefits, scenarios, and strategy for mobile asset management solutions from SAP. Find out about the new iOS-friendly SAP Asset Manager mobile app, a result of the partnership between Apple and SAP.


Gain Deeper Insight into Your Assets Using the Internet of Things

Wednesday, May 17 | 5:30 p.m.

Move from reactive to predictive maintenance and service by analyzing large volumes of both operational and business data. Master proactive asset management with the SAP Leonardo portfolio and the SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service solution. Predict maintenance and service needs accurately by applying deep insight into asset history and trends.


Simplify IoT Data Collection and Normalization

Thursday, May 18 | 11:00 a.m.

Streamline the collection, transformation, and transmission of Internet of Things (IoT) data from any device. Send that data quickly to SAP databases and software such as the SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service solution. See all data streams and manage multiple cellular connections with the SAP Device Management for IoT application by Telit.


Interact Seamlessly with Asset Management Systems and GISs

Thursday, May 18 | 12:00 p.m.

Create geo-enabled asset management processes and master data so you can navigate systems intuitively and gain better insights with a map-based user experience. See how the federation of business data with geographic information systems (GISs) provides a single map view, lowering TCO and enhancing the business value of your asset data.


Road Map: SAP Mobile Applications for Asset Management and Field Service   

Thursday, May 18 | 12:30 p.m.

Witness the evolution of the SAP Mobile Asset Management application user interface with the SAP Work Manager mobile app, the flagship mobile enterprise asset management application for SAP software, to the next-generation enterprise application for iOS; SAP Asset Manager mobile app. The presentation will include a demonstration of the benefits of metadata-driven applications, how the applications can be tailored through Agentry platform, deployed on the SAP Mobile Platform or SAP Cloud Platform, and the cutting-edge user experience provided by the new SAP Fiori apps for iOS design language.


Maximize Asset Uptime Through Predictive Maintenance

Thursday, May 18 | 2:00 p.m.

Explore ways to improve return on assets by predicting machine and equipment malfunctions before they happen. Learn how the SAP Leonardo portfolio and SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service solution can boost revenue by improving asset availability. See how they can lower cost by enabling more efficient asset management and smarter decision making.


How to Drive Tangible Results with SAP Solutions for Sustainability

Thursday, May 18 | 3:30 p.m.

In this session, you will learn about Southern California Edison’s (SCE) exciting journey with the SAP Environment, Health, and Safety Management (SAP EHS Management) application. You will also hear the tangible results that SCE is seeing today, and what the future might look like. Highlights of the session include how SCE dramatically simplified the SAP EHS Management landscape, achieved remarkable business process efficiencies, and engaged thousands of employees with the SAP Fiori user experience to create an even safer workplace.


EHS, Product Safety, and Stewardship

Demo Station | Open During Show Floor Hours

Streamline operational risk management and comply proactively with environment, health, and safety (EHS) regulations. Reduce cost and risk with our product safety and stewardship solutions while increasing market share. Grow your company with confidence by relying on SAP solutions for sustainability.


SAP Enterprise Asset Management

Demo Station | Open During Show Floor Hours

Redefine asset management in the digital world. Adopt consistent approaches to enterprise asset management (EAM) that can help you sustain value over the entire asset lifecycle. Maximize the return on physical assets, improve overall equipment effectiveness, and manage asset-related risks with SAP solutions.


Start putting together your personal agenda today. Check out the full SAPPHIRE NOW Asset Management Sample Agenda.


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