Brief Outlook of SAP Forum – at Seoul, Korea – July 4th, 2017
The 21st century world has entered the era of Digital Economy which is represented by the fourth industrial revolution per the development of IT technology. Thus, companies are faced with the task of real-time business operation, supply of products tailored to their individual needs, and social value to succeed in a new era. Therefore, Korean companies need to innovate new business models through Business Model Innovation in the Digital Business era, as they have improved process competitiveness through process innovation. To help partners to keep the same pace for their process innovation, we at SAP Partner Lifecycle Services (SAP PLS) provide opportunities along with SAP Korea and SAP Labs Korea to align with SAP Strategy and bring more innovative solutions for SAP Customers.
The event began with more than 1500 participants attending from across SAP, Partners and Customers. The keynote was delivered by Chung Won Joon, CEO, SAP Korea on the topic “Urgency of Doing: Digital Business Transformation”. After the keynote, Sven Denecken, Senior Vice President, Product Management and Co-Innovation at P&I SAP S/4HANA Cloud spoke about his working experience with SAP Customers and Partners and how SAP S/4HANA development team provides solutions that can help partners respond to market changes quickly and ultimately help customers gain competitive advantage.
SAP PLS also had its presence at the event with an objective to give an introduction and overview about the available service offerings around SAP Solutions. We introduced our newly rolled out scenarios that have been initiated as part of supporting Go-To-Market benefits for partners on SAP Cloud Platform, SAP S/4HANA, ABAP Add-On, Premium Certification, Co-Innovate with SAP S/4HANA, Partnering with SAP etc. The session was also a chance to network and connect with SAP’s key stakeholders from Partner Ecosystem group.
The event was very well received and appreciated by the participants.