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High-tech industry, which supplies most of the technological foundation of all disruption, itself is not immune to the disruptive powers of technological innovations. The technology sector is practically in the middle of the digital vortex which is characterized by rapid and constant change as industries become increasingly digital.

Driven by underlying technological advances such as Internet of Things, the lines within the high-tech ecosystems are blurring. The transformation of the high-tech value chain is moving the industry toward new business models that are more solution-focused and less hardware dependent. All this leads to the ever increasing urgency for innovation.

Does your IT give you the foundation to produce a constant stream of innovations?

Can the intelligent, immediate and integrated digital core help your high-tech company compete and win in the situation of the rapid and constant change?

With SAP S/4HANA your business can truly differentiate from competition by introducing innovative ideas, products, services and business models. Let see how SAP S/4HANA can help to address today’s challenges and position your high-tech company for success in the future.

Reason 1: Decrease your inventory levels by as much as 30%

High-tech companies are notorious for their highly configurable products, often bundled with services, maintenance and made-to-order sales.  With SAP S/4HANA you can have visibility into  your operations and optimize the entire sales process from prospect to payment. Just like Alliance Contract Manufacturing did.

 

Reason 2: On-the-fly decisions with real-time insights

Using SAP S/4HANA means that you can automate and standardize your processes across entire organization, including your subsidiaries, consolidate databases and delight your users with the ERP that is intuitive, easy-to-navigate and real-time. It means that you can gain insights into every aspect of your operations to have the right information at the right time. EPAM experienced these benefits first-hand when they moved their IT to SAP S/4HANA. Read how.

 

Reason 3: 95% faster quote-to-order process

Business models of the high-tech companies are rapidly evolving, keeping pace with the advancements in technology and customer expectations. To compete, the companies have been moving to selling not just traditional products or services but to delivering outcomes and generating new revenue streams through result-driven offerings (for example, Lexmark transformed its business from being a hardware manufacturer to a provider of business solutions). SAP S/4HANA allows you to build the sales process that supports this model. SAP S/4HANA is aware of all parts of your business that belong together and can empower your account executives to executive build a quote for delivering business outcomes, not just products. Find out more.

 

Reason 4: Innovate faster than ever

The high-tech industry is not immune to the disruptive power of technological innovations. Moreover, it’s the industry that fuels it. Being able to innovate continuously, sustainably and profitably is a matter of survival in the high-tech industry. The digital core such SAP S/4HANA helps you innovation faster, produce new products while expediting time to market and enter new markets based on suggestions from predictive analytics. See how

 

Reason 5: 46% lower customer complaints

SAP S/4HANA provides reengineered and simplified business processes that can yield significant benefits. It will help you transform the execution by eliminating multistep processes that cause delays and turning them into the real-time processes with actionable insights. All  to offer your customers compelling outcome and solution configurations, flexible pricing models, and a perfect order and delivery experience every time

 

To find out about 5 more reasons to choose SAP S/4HANA for your hi-tech company, check out this infographic. 

And, if you’re coming to SAPPHIRE NOW 2017 (May 16-18 in Orlando), you can hear many SAP S/4HANA customers share their stories in person. See the S/4HANA sample agenda or the Hi-Tech sample agenda.

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