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  • 5/10/2015 Top10TakeawaysfromSAPPHIRENOW2015|SCN

    http://scn.sap.com/community/events/sapphirenow/blog/2015/05/07/top10takeawaysfromsapphirenow2015 1/9

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    Inspiredbyresponsefromearliertwoyears( 2014& 2013),thoughtofdoingthetop10forthisyearfromSAPPHIRENOW,firsttimeasSAPMentor,thoughstilldoingthisremotelyfromBangalore.

    1.NewSaaSSimpleasaserviceRunSimplecontinuesasSAPsmantra

    LetsstartwithmainthemeofwhatourCEObreathesinternallyandexternally,itsaboutmakingtheworldrunsimple,andintothisyearthismantracontinuestobethefocus.

    ourstoriestellusmorethanourresumeReallylikedhisexampleontheconnectiontothecustomerscatwhilesellingphotocopiersatxerox,explaininghowempathywithcustomersrulesthanmorethananythingelse.Billiscertainlyagreatstoryteller.Itwasreallyacatstory!Thevisionofhelpingimprovepeoplelife.byofferingSimpleasaservice,thenewSaaSmodel.

    2.ConsumerstoBusinessMarketfacebook&googlepartnershipsWenomoreareinBusinesstoBusinesstoConsumermarketorBusinesstoBusinessmarket,butweliveinaworldofconsumertobusinessmarket,whereconsumeristhekingandcentertothetransformationtorundatadrivenandseamlessbusiness.

    Top10TakeawaysfromSAPPHIRENOW2015PostedbyMuthuRanganathaninSAPPHIRENOWonMay7,20156:37:33PM

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    Togetthere,SAPannouncedcoupleofsignificantpartnershipwithfacebookandgoogleenablegettingfacebooktopartnerintheirpursuitconnectingconsumerswithbusinessandconnectinggoogledocswithSAP.

    3.RunDataDrivenBusinessHANA/HANACloudPlatformWhenaskedtomanyCEOs,theoneansweryougetisDosophisticatedthingseasy.Thesophisticationpartisthedatapartinthebackend.Whatistheriskofdoingthings?Betterquestiontoaskiswhatstheriskofnotdoingthingsleadingyoutobeanalsorancompany.DelayorGo.choosethepathyouwouldliketotaketogodatadriven.BothUnderArmour&EnelGroupweregreatexamplesofhowdatadrivesbusinessforward.HANAiscenterofachievingthisdatadrivenbusinesstransformationtoanswerthefollowingquestions:

    andhereisasimpleglimpseofwhatthisHANAplatformcovers

    &morespecificontheHANAcloudplatform,beingthePaaSofchoiceforthisdatadrivenbusinesses

    TheinterestingpartthatwassharedwastheHANAroadmapwhichislikelytonowworkwithHadoop&Spark...certainlytakingthemomentumfurtherasoneoftherealbigdataplatform.

    ProfHassoPlattnersharedthatnomoreweneedapplicationsforthejustthepast,butthesystemforforecast.Thisisthetrendhesawwithinmemorydatabase.Hementionedthathedidntwanttobeatrustedadvisorforbusinessesbutatrustedinnovatorforbusinesses,anditsthroughfoundationofHANA

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    4.RunSeamlessBusinessCustomerEngagement&Commerce|EngagedEmployeesThesecondpartofthedosophisticatedthingseasyisthingseasypart,whichiswherebusinesseshavetofocusonrunningitseamlessBillsharedhowtodaysbusinessarenomoretalkingabouttheircustomerschannelsinasiloedapproachbutfocusonseamlessinteractionacrossmultiplechannels,andprovideseamlessexperiencetocustomers.KnowingmoreaboutthecustomersispartofthisandSAPsnextgenerationCustomerEngagement&Commercehelpsthereextensively.Billsharedanotherstoryofhownotdoinganythingisexhaustingandhowimportantitistohaveanengagedemployee.ThisiskeypartoftheSAPsSuccessfactorsandHCMsolutions,thathelpsrunseamless.Ifyouhavethetime,watchthereplayofthekeynotehere

    5.GoDigitalSAPDigital

    WhileSAPlikestopreach,itwouldliketopracticethattoo.ClearexampleiswhenitannouncedcreatingofnewbusinesscalledSAPDigitalledbyitsformerCMOJonathanBecher,whereSAPwantedtoservehiscustomers,partnersandecosystemthroughdigitalchannels.AndatSAPPHIRENOW,therewasmuchprogressshownwithSAPStore.com.SAPDigitalopensnewdoorsforconsumingSAPproductsandservices,includingeducationandcontent6.Bread&ButterS4HANABoardRoomsofthefutureSAPisintoits4thgenerationofBusinessApplicationsystemsthebread&butterforbusinessesthatrunSAP.WithHANACloudPlatform,thepossibilitiesarenewmovingawayfrombeingasystemofrecordtosystemofsimulations,movingtotheboardrooms.

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    BerndtinhiskeynoteexplainedwhatscoveredinS4HANA,howSAPismovingfromsellingproductstosellingoutput,andsharedstagewithCIOofAsianPaintswhoexplainedhowtheS4HANAjourneyishelpingrethinkinghowITcanhelpinbusinessmodeltransformation.SomeamazingdemoexamplewereshownofhowthesimulationcanworkwiththecompletelyredesignedrolebasedfioriUxtosupportthissimplifiedbackend.Examplewashowyoucouldquicklyreviewthecustomerperformancethroughsimulationandmoveorders.

    Berndtalsoacknowledgedthefactthatmostbusinessesarenotinthesamestageofthebusinesstransformationandlaidoutaniceroadmapforcustomers,forthisdatadrivenandseamlessbusinesswithS4HANA.

    Step1:MovetoHANA|Step2:TransformtoS4HANA|Step3:ChooseyourdeploymentAnothergreatpiecethatwaspresentedishowHANACloudPlatformcanbeintegratedtoS4HANAandtherecanbeappsbuiltaroundit.Therearealready1000+appsbuiltonthisplatformandSAPwillexposeAPIsfromS4HANA,thesameAPIsthatFioriUIsconsume,forotherstoleverageastheybuildapps.Thiscanbeagreatoneforpartnersandotherstoleverage.BoardRoomsofthefuture

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    ProfHassoPlatnershareshowtheboardroomswilllooklike,withanexampleofhowitlooksforSAP.NomoreKPIsbutrealtimeactivetiles,drillifitsinterestingrightinthefingersofbosses,withoutrelyingonmassingITdependency.Andthefocusisonfuture,onsimulations,andnotonthepast.Trulyrealtimeperformancemanagementsolutions.

    BestquotefromProfHasso:weneedtomakepointswithpoweranddontneedpowerpointsinboardmeeting

    7.YesthisisthePerfectTrip

    NowgettingontothenewbabyatSAP.

    PerfectTripistheperfectexampleforSimpleasaservice.Keepthecomplexityinthebackendacrossthetravelnetwork,andkeepthefrontendsimpleWithConcur,therewasanamazingshowcaseofhowaperfecttripcanbeenabled,whatapainkillerfortimewespendfromtravelbookingacrossairlines,hotels&rentaltosubmitbacktheexperience.Ittotallyeliminatesthepain,andthebusinesstravelerfocusonrealpurposeofhistravel.Thewalkthroughin3minuteswasamazinghowyoucouldbuyyourticketswithmobile,bookyourhotelsfromyourSPGmembershipsiteandgetyourexpensesbookedseamlessly,aswellashavingtheitineraryautomatedwithTripIt.

    8.HowweconnectToday&TomorrowBusinessNetwork

    ThisoneishugeandgettingintothedisruptiveinnovationareaforSAP.BusinessNetworkisareallybigbet.SAPhasthisgreatnetworksforprocurementofgoods&serviceswithAriba,forchannelingcontractlaborwithfieldglassandforperfecttripwithconcur.Alreadythesearebestofbreednetworksforaddressingeachofthosespecificareas.Whileeachoneoftheseareunique,therearesomecommonareasthatcanbeleveragedacrossthesenetworkssuchasidentityresolution,security,payments,analyticsetc.

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    SteveSinghlaidoutthevisionforhowthisnetworksaregoingtogetconnected,andhowallofthiscanbeconnectedwithSAPHANACloudPlatforminthefuture.Heshowedacoolusecasethatstartedoffwithaircraftsensoridentifiesthatasparepartneedstobereplaced,whichcantriggeraprocurementtransactioninAriba,andleadtogettingcontingentexpertsthroughfieldglassandeventuallycoveringtheirtravelrequirementsthroughconcur.Whilethiswasone,therecouldbe1000sofsuchusecasesthatcanbeaddressedacrossthenetworkofnetworks,andthiscanbeachievedinthenearfuture.ThisalsobecomesthesimpleasservicetodriveTrillion$businessinthenetworkoncloud.

    9.NewHorizonsInternetofThings

    KeyemergingbusinesstechnologytrendisInternetofThings.ForSAP,thekeyfocushereisonenablingbusinessesthatrunSAPandbeyondtogetreadyfortheInternetofThingsera.BerndtannouncedthatIoTtobesuccessful,itneedstobeconnectedtocloud,andannouncedSAPwillhaveIoTservicesinHANACloudPlatform.AnimportantannouncementherewasthepartnershipwithSiemenswhowillleverageSAPHANACloudPlatform,anditwasreallygreattoseethepotentialhere.

    AgreatcustomerusecasewaspresentedonhowHoustonUtilitiescompanyalreadyleveragesSAPPredictiveMaintenancesolutionstomanagemaintenancebyexception,findrootcauseanalysisaswellastakeaction.Alsoenabledthroughthelatestgadgetssuchassmartwatch.

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    WatchBerndt&Stevekeynoteifyouhavethetime.Towrapitup,therewasaninterestingdiscussionbypanelonIoTwhichisworthwatchingifyouhavethetime.10.CustomerInnovationrealcustomers,realproblems,realdataTheproofofthepuddingiswhenyoueatitalltheabovedatadriven,seamless,simpletalkisnotvisionbuttheyareactualexamplesthatcustomersareusingSAPHANAandbeyond.

    ThemostentertainingpartofthewholethingwaswhenWalmart,yesWalmart,CIOKarenannTerrellwasonstage

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    withBerndtandRobEnslindiscussinghowWalmartrunsfast,realtimestuffwithSAPHANAalongwiththeirbackofficeleveragingSAPERP.Walmartserves5.5millionconsumerseveryday,servedby220kassociates,needstohandlehalfbilliontransactionswith5000concurrentusersinsubsecondstime.Sheexplainedhowspeedisnomoreachoicebutamusthave,andhowtechnologycanenabledatadrivenbusinesses.Technologyinnovationisfine,butrealvalueisapplicationoftechnologyintobusiness.Talentthatintersectsbetweentechnologyandbusinessarethekeyfolks.MoststunningquotefromherwasHopeshecancompleteSAPimplementationinherlifetimebasicallycitingthecomplexityofthebusinesstheyrun,andhowtransformationissuchanenormousinitiative.Shenicelylaidoutthethreekeyaspectsofrunningtodaysbusinessleveragingtechnology

    1. Helpoptimizethecost2. Realtime3. Helpservecustomersbetter

    AnotherinterestingcustomerthatwontheHANAinnovationawardwasConAgrathatembarkedonajourneyoftotalmarginmanagement,beingabletoanalyseandsimulatecostofgoods,givingthevisibilitytothebusinessuserstotakegreataction,andthereforeenableprofitoptimization.Youcancheckouttheinnovationinmoredetail.ProfHassoPlattnersayswewouldhavenotcreatedsomeamazingsystemswithHANA,ifwehadnotcoinnovatedwithrealcustomers,realproblems,andrealdata.AveryamazingdemobyColgateonhowtheyarenowrunningtheirboardroomswithSAPHANA,acriticalwaytoinnovateonthisnewrealtimesimulationandboardroomsystem.

    Anothergreatexampleofrealtimestock,andtradepromotionswithalargefoodscompanygotshown

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    ProfHassoPlattneralsosharedhowdesignthinkingishelpingsignificantly.Itstheprocessofspendinglotoftimeupfrontwithcustomers/userstounderstandwhatdotheywantandalsostimulateadiscussionthatwouldleadtosomegreatinnovations.Hepointedoutaclassicexampleofthisisiphones.Butreallythinksthatcustomercoinnovationisthebestwaytobuildsoftwareinthecurrentera.Andsomeamazingcustomerinnovationsinthehealthcarearea,digitizedhealthdata,clinicaldata.Howthedatacanbeusedbytheentireecosystemacrossdoctors,thelifesciencecompanies,researchetc.HealthcarecancerconsortiumchoosetechnologypartnerwhocancomplementSAPHANAwastherightplatformforCancerLink.Don'tmissthisamazingkeynotebyvisionaryProfHassoPlattnerbusinesssystemspoweredbyinmemoryInsummary,thesearekeytakeawaysintheworldofbusinesstechnologythatSAPisenablingandpresentedhereatSAPPHIRENOWfortodayandfuture....

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