SAPPHIRE NOW/ASUG Annual Conference

Events /SAPPHIRE NOW/ASUG Annual Conference

Date

2018-06-05 - 2018-06-07

Location

Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL

Booth

Booth #701

REGISTER

NTT DATA is proud to be a Sapphire-level sponsor of SAP Sapphire NOW on June 5-7 in Orlando, FL. We’ll be sponsoring again as part of NTT Group alongside our sister companies Itelligence, NTT Comm, NTT Security and Dimension Data.

SAPPHIRE NOW is the world’s premier business technology event, bringing together customers and prospects to discover new initiatives, solutions, products, and services. The ASUG Annual Conference is the world's largest SAP customer-run conference where customers, partners and SAP experts meet to discuss critical business issues and share experience-driven strategies on how to best leverage current investments in SAP technologies. With more than 20,000 attendees, SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference offers an outstanding opportunity to meet with SAP customers, partners, and ASUG affiliate members from around the world.

JOIN US
Come visit us in booth #701 and see how we are helping drive our clients’ digital agendas by leveraging SAP’s technologies to provide smart, innovative solutions for our clients. Key focus areas for this year’s event include SAP S/4 HANA Cloud, SAP Leonardo, Robotic Process Automation and other exciting topics; check out the full agenda here. And don’t forget to schedule a meeting before you go with one of our SAP experts to discuss how to fast-track innovation at your business.

LEARN
Sign up for our session featuring our client SeneGence and hear how to build a framework for selecting a system integrator without enduring unnecessary false starts, potential high costs and time delays that can threaten the execution of the business case. In this content-rich session you’ll learn how SeneGence overcame pitfalls to launch a successful implementation that got the program back on track, exceeding stakeholders’ business expectations.

INNOVATE
During the action-packed three days of Sapphire, we’ll also be featuring thought leadership sessions in our booth and applying design thinking principles to your biggest business challenges. Stop by our booth to learn more about:

  • Intelligent Reporting and Automation Framework for SAP Ariba
  • Roadmap to the Digital Hub - S/4 Conversion/Migration to Central Finance: Assessment Approach, Business Case Approach
  • SAP Leonardo, IoT Predictive Analytics
  • SAP Cloud Migration Options
  • Robotic Process Automation within SAP
  • Implementing DevOps for SAP - Build and Run

Interested in participating in a Design Thinking workshop? Email us and we’ll connect with you for a time that works best for you.

 

SESSION SCHEDULE

Tuesday, June 5

11 AM - Intelligent Agriculture
Speaker - Deon Du Preez, Director Innovation SAP at Dimension Data.

Dimension Data, and SAP Africa have joined forces to develop a SAP Leonardo IoT solution that not only manages water, but also crop growth and health using satellite images and drones.

 

12:00 PM - NTT Innovation: Powered by SAP Leonardo
Speakers - Jay Monahan (NTT DATA), Blair Stewart (Dimension Data) & Deon Du Preez (Dimension Data)

NTT DATA is your innovative partner, focused on building collaborative solutions with the latest technologies.

 

2:15 PM - Plan, Analyze and Forecast in Real Time Across Finance and Operations Using SAP Analytics Cloud
Speakers - Dan Cupersmith, Principal EPM Solutions and Innovation, Itelligence

SAP’s Analytics Cloud solution allows you to  quickly analyze data from both SAP and non-SAP source and bring your data to life with visualization.

 

3:00 PM - 7 Key Steps for Successful Cloud Migration
Speaker - Dave McLay, Solution Principal, Professional Services, NTT Communications

Learn the seven step process that NTT Com utilizes to address the unique challenges of each organization, creating a sound infrastructure management strategy.

 

3:50 PM - Intelligent Reporting and Automation Framework for SAP Ariba
Speaker - Baskar Radhakrishnan, NTT DATA

Simplify and automate SAP Ariba Reporting real time using NTT DATA's Intelligent Reporting Framework.

 

Wednesday, June 6

11:00 AM - Jury Out on Digital
Speaker - Kirk Compton, Vice President at Dimension Data.

Learn the top challenges, best practices, and insights garnered from Dimension Data’s ‘Digital Means Business’ research report.

 

12:00 PM - Robotic Process Automation Within SAP
Speaker - Kris Fitzgerald, Vice President and CTO, NTT DATA

In this session Kris will discuss how intelligent automation enables customers’ digital agenda.

 

2:00 PM - Create a Total Workforce Experience with Integrated Headcount Planning - Certified Solutions by SAP

Speakers - Dan Cupersmith, Principal EPM Solutions and Innovations & Doty Sinclair, VP, HR Solutions, Itelligence

Headcount planning and financial forecasting can better integrated to provide a better user experience and  create greater business insights.

 

3:00 PM - SAP S/4HANA Deployment Options & Migration Paths

Speaker - Sadi Fieldsend, Senior Director, Customer Engagements, Itelligence

Get answers related to infrastructure planning, S/4HANA conversion planning and approach options, and considerations for ongoing run support of your S/4HANA environment.

 

4:00 PM - Cloud Enablement With SAP

Speaker - Kris Fitzgerald, Vice President and CTO, NTT DATA

To quote a famous IT expert, "To cloud or not to cloud, that is not the question." Learn from Kris, on how to take advantage of the on-demand world and NTT's cloud journey.

 

5:00 PM - S/4HANA Cloud: ROI for Running Your Business in the Cloud

Speaker - Brandon Evans, Director, Product and Solutions, Itelligence

Understand the economics and benefits of S/4 HANA Cloud and demystify the solution with evaluation criteria.

 

Thursday, June 7

11:00 AM - Chart Your Journey to SAP S/4 With NTT DATA

Speakers - Carla Riley & Jay Monahan, NTT DATA

Discuss NTT's capabilities from assessment to business case development to implementation.

 

12:00 PM - 7 Key Steps for Successful Cloud Migration

Speaker - Dave McLay, Solution Principal, Professional Services, NTT Communications

Learn the seven step process that NTT Com utilizes for addresses the unique challenges of each organization, creating a sound infrastructure management strategy.

 

1:45 PM - Implementing SAP Security Monitoring With SolMan 7.2

Speaker - René Bader, Principal Consultant Secure Business Applications EMEA, NTT Security

Learn how SAP offers monitoring capabilities within its Solution Manager and how to better detect security events.

 

2:45 PM - SAP Ariba – Supplier Deviation Request

Speaker - Baskar Radhakrishnan, NTT DATA

 

3:45 PM - Realize Cost Savings by Increasing Real-Time Data Availability and Data Quality

Speaker - Brandon Evans, Director, Product and Solutions, Itelligence

Discuss the common SAP challenges solved with itelligence software, including It.vendor portal, it.mds (master data simplified) and It.smart incentives.

 

4:45 PM - SAP S/4HANA: It’s Here and It’s now

Speaker - Sadi Fieldsend, Senior Director, Customer Engagements, Itelligence

Join our session for an overview of SAP S/4HANA and everything you need to know as we explore lessons learned and real examples.