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Your chance to meet the winners of the 4th Annual HANA Innovation award at #SAPPHIRE NOW


With just a week until SAPPHIRE NOW 2017 It is your chance to discover how real people are breaking new technological ground to transform their businesses. Hear firsthand from the SAP HANA Innovation Award winners how a business can create new value-generating opportunities in a digital economy by putting SAP technology to work.

Interested? Then here are the top sessions you don’t want to miss out on. Attend the theater sessions to gain high-level insight of how customers are winning in the digital economy, join the ASUG panel for a lively in-depth discussion with winners or meeting with one of the innovators up-close in the demo theater or interactive session to gain a deeper understanding into the winning submissions.

Top Sessions

Be inspired by the extraordinary ways SAP HANA Innovation Award winners Karma Automotive, Pacific Drilling, NTT and Sabre are executing live business, staying competitive in the digital world. Panelists will share experiences delivering breakthrough innovation, enabling data-driven business models, and leveraging technology to create social change and improve lives.

May 16th, 2:30PM – 2:50PM, Live Business Theater

Participate in a panel discussion with customers such as Aesculap, US Army, Parkland Hospital, San Miguel, and Pacific Drilling discussing real world success with technology and and SAP solutions

May 16th, 11:00AM – 12:00PM, S220B (South Concourse, Level 2)

  • Showfloor sessions

Awaken Your Innovative Spirit by Meeting an Award-Winning Digital Innovator up close in the Data Analytics and Cloud Platform campus – in one of 2 Demo Theatre sessions and 1 Interactive Session

Wed May 17th, 1:00PM 1:20PM Demo Theater – Beiersdorf  will be showcasing how they are  digitizing the communication flow between care providers and people requiring their services and simplifying the life of Kindergarten teachers, managers as well as parents .

Thu May 18th, 1:30PM – 1:50PM Demo Theater – EOH will be showcasing EPIC, An integrated emergency management and public safety system which is being used by the City of Cape Town, South Africa

Thu May 18th, 4:00PM – 4:40PM Interactive Session – PlaceSpeak  will share how they are using the SAP HANA Platform and SAP HANA Text Analysis to analyze and visualize large volumes of online civic engagement text data collected through public consultations conducted on its platform. Their innovative capability called SentiMap, provides local government customers with powerful new insights about the opinions and preferences of different parts of the populations they serve.



Customer Connect Center (CCC) Roundtables

Stop by the Customer Connect Center to attend one of the many of roundtable discussions hosted by the winners sharing their stories and experiences and connect with the following winners:
B Braun, Cargill, Cisco, Colgate, Deloitte, Fitch Ratings, Huawei, JJ Keller, Karma Automotive,
Mead Johnson, Mercy, Mondi, NTT, Pacific Drilling,Parkland Hospital, PwC, Sabre, ServiceNow, Sutter Health,Vectus, Vestas, Vivint, Vodafone, Weig and Zappos


Want to learn more?

With over 150 submissions this year we have produced a compilation of a selection of the stories an ebook for you to explore and learn more about the winning submissions and join the conversation at #SAPPHIRENOW #InnovationStory







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