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SAP for Utilities: Strategy for the Utility Summary

This was a session summary from last week’s ASUG utility session, presented by SAP’s Stefan Wolf

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Trends, strategy

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Global trends

Market changes – from regulatory perspective, who can play in utilities

  • Companies are entering the market
  • Deregulated market or regulated market
  • Network of players

Prosumers – get a check from your utility for generating energy

Affordability of power supply, access to stable utility supply

Digitalization enables automation, critical to succeed, more players to deal with, additional threats to security, penetration from outside

Lead to opportunities on the right

Explore new revenue streams, drive operational excellence with digitalization (AI), deal with regulatory compliance, get closer to the customer

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What SAP is doing

5 strategic moves for utilities

Left shows strategy, 5 key points for strategy, reimagine success for solutions, build on foundation

Innovate to new markets

“your success is our success”

Value proposition on the right

Agile, generic out of the box, real time insights

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Intelligent suite – S/4HANA for utilities

Meter to cash

Not providing end to end industry experience

 

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Industry cloud – cloud solutions for end to end requirements

Market cloud for regulation

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Bottom is S/4HANA

Flagship, foundation for utilities

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The evolution

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Fiori roles for utilities

“drive the work to them”

“Get data brought to them”

AI to help with common items

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Add machine learning

Learning from history from outsorted documented

Training the model to propose items to be released immediately

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New solution to design new products/services

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Real time access to analytics

Uses Core Data Services models, combining the right set of tables to meet needs of MR or billing agent

Reuse models to build insights

Built a digital board room for utilities using SAP Analytics Cloud

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Summary slide of value drivers

 

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Road map for utilities

More intelligence to solution for different areas

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70 utilities are live with S/4HANA

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Public Cloud for Utilities

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Processes in utilities

EV adoption

Business opportunities

Some news:

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  • This was a great session that outlined the roadmap for some of the SAP Utilities applications. Stefan is always well spoken on the subject and knows were we are headed.

    Thanks for the great summary Tammy.