Discover how Digital Reinvention benefits clients in the Cognitive Era.

Visit IBM at SAPPHIRE NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference to see proven outcomes from our client’s S/4HANA success and our digital transformation solutions. Through leveraging enriched data to drive new levels of insight, making SAP processes smarter with cognitive and driving better performance from your infrastructure, we can help you achieve new levels of benefit across customer engagement, procurement, supply chain and more.

Let us show you how. Stop by booth #400 see how we are helping clients solve business and technology challenges while transforming their companies. We will present a series of integrated industry stories, demos and speaking sessions that will demonstrate our digital transformation solutions and highlight our cognitive, cloud, systems, mobile and SAP consulting capabilities.

Videos

Sempra Energy Utilities Deploys SAP HANA and takes reporting to a New Level

Maplin Electronics Delivers Game-Changing, Rapid, Digital Transformation

American Water Opens Floodgates for Real-Time Data Analysis with SAP HANA

IBM sessions at SAPPHIRE

Date : May 16, 2017
Time : 11:00am
SESSION NAME : Mondi SAP Radio Interview
DESCRIPTION : SAP Radio talks with Mondi on RPA.
LOCATION : TBD
SPEAKER : Mondi - Jacqueline Wild, Global Head of Applications for Consumer Packaging IBM - Sanjay Kumar Das, Associate Partner

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Date : May 16, 2017
Time : TBD
SESSION NAME : Estee Lauder Influencer Interview
DESCRIPTION :  Live streaming interview with one of SAP Influencers where the trio will discuss all things digital transformation.
LOCATION : TBD
SPEAKER : Estee Lauder - Donna Kladis, VP SAP Digitalization IBM - Stacy Short, Partner

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Date : May 16, 2017
Time : 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
SESSION NAME : Facilitate Customer Value Through Digital Transformation
DESCRIPTION :  Tone down the industry buzz and discover how disruptive technologies are revolutionizing how we do business and define market leaders in every industry. Cut through the hype and hear from customers that are reinventing their business processes through digitalization and enhancing their SAP solution and system landscapes. Hear from Estee Lauder and IBM on how to get started and deliver business value.
LOCATION : Partner Co-Innovation PC204
SPEAKER : Estee Lauder - Donna Kladis, VP SAP Digitalization IBM - Stacy Short, Partner

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Date : May 16, 2017
Time : 12:30 PM – 12:50 PM
SESSION NAME : Indus Motors shifts quality control into top gear
DESCRIPTION :  Discover how Indus Motor Company is transforming front-to-back operations with SAP®S/4HANA®on high-performance IBM®POWER8®servers—empowering its data-driven decision-makers to boost manufacturing efficiency, drive sales and shrink costs with IBM and SAP.
LOCATION : Theater 2
SPEAKER : Indus Motors - Faizan Mustafa, CIO/Head of IT

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Date : May 16, 2017
Time : 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SESSION NAME : Pfizer Achieves Tremendous Benefits with SAP HANA Using a Scale-Up Approach
DESCRIPTION :  Pfizer is the largest SAP HANA scale-up customer, live with SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) 7.5 powered by SAP HANA running on a single scale-up node of 7 TB. Pfizer migrated its SAP BW on Oracle system to SAP BW powered by SAP HANA using the completely virtualized IBM Power platform. This session focuses on the challenges during the upgrade and migration, and innovative ways we reduced migration downtime. We will also discuss the benefits provided by running SAP HANA on a scale-up solution as well as the tremendous performance benefits we have observed.
LOCATION : S310B (South Concourse, Level 3)
SPEAKER : Pfizer - Joseph Caruso, Director, Technical Architecture and Scott Groth ERP Architect SAP - Aiyappa Thammaiah, Senior Support Engineer

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Date : May 17, 2017
Time : 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM
SESSION NAME : SAB Holding Leverages IBM Cloud Services for their Digital Transformation With S/4HANA
DESCRIPTION :  Come and hear why SAB Holding, a worldwide investment company, has increased its usage of IBM Cloud services to drive their digital transformation strategy for moving their workloads to the cloud. SAB Holding selected IBM to deploy S4/HANA on IBM's cloud platform combining SAB Holding's thought leadership and industry expertise with cloud solutions from IBM including XYZ.   SAB Holding and IBM are co-innovating in building solutions through cognitive extensions, enhanced consumer experiences, and industry specific functionality enabled with SAP S/4 HANA software.  Come to this session to hear from IBM Cloud Executive, Madhuri Chawla  as she talks about SAB Holding's digital transformational successes and the latest services from IBM Cloud.
LOCATION : Partner Co-Innovation PC203
SPEAKER : IBM - Madhuri Chawla, Global Dir and CTO, SAP Cloud Solutions

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Date : May 17, 2017
Time : 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM
SESSION NAME : Accelerating Mondi's innovation path through digital finance automation powered by SAP Core, IBM Power 8, Blue Prism and Machine Learning
DESCRIPTION :  Learn how robotic process automation is digitizing Mondi's CFO Office, allowing direct savings and faster error free finance processes. This ground breaking work pushes Mondi towards automated Finance and Controlling operations.
LOCATION : Partner Co-Innovation PC203
SPEAKER : Jacqueline Wild, Global Head of Applications for Consumer Packaging

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Date : May 17, 2017
Time : 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SESSION NAME : Going Mobile easily - a SAP Fiori Mobile Service Customer Story
DESCRIPTION :  In this session, SAP will provide an overview of the SAP HCP, mobile service for SAP Fiori, designed to simplify and accelerate mobilization of SAPUI5 based Fiori apps. A customer, Graybar, will discuss their process of going Mobile with SAP. The session will showcase recently delivered innovations and provide product demos from Graybar and SAP that show the benefit of the service for the developer, administrator/devops and end user persona.
LOCATION : ASUG HUB Education Theater (Show Floor)
SPEAKER : Graybar Electric - Roger Lennon, SAP - Britt Womelsdorf, IBM - Manju Venkataseshan

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Date : May 17, 2017
Time : 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SESSION NAME : Roundtable: Enabling Users at Their Point of Need in the Cloud or on the Ground
DESCRIPTION :  No longer can we schedule classes and expect perfect attendance and 100% retention. Users demand personalized software support that is provided when they need it and in a way that suits their learning preferences. At the same time, super users demand a platform that enables them easily provide this support to their users. This panel shares perspectives on the next-generation platform to help users take advantage of on-demand learning, real-time performance support, constant updates, and the ultimate process compliance.
LOCATION : S320 Roundtable Corridor. Roundtable #2
SPEAKER : IBM - Jennifer Engelhardt, Ancile – Macolm Poulin, Cargill – Marsha Henry, SAP – Kerry Brown

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Date : May 17, 2017
Time : 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SESSION NAME : Best practice for leveraging SAP SLO tool set for complex transformation
DESCRIPTION :  In this session, we will discuss customer best practice deployment using SAP System Landscape Optimization Tool Set (SLO) to address complex IT transformation. We will demonstrate how we leveraged Design Thinking to develop an innovative solution to overcome business and IT challenges. We will cover the unique challenges of large scale migration, business continuity, upgrade options and acquisition / divestiture integration.
LOCATION : S220D (South Concourse Level 2)
SPEAKER : Emergys - David Robson, IBM - Joachim Lohmiller, SAP - Frank Nemeier

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Date : May 17, 2017
Time : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
SESSION NAME : Do You Concur?
DESCRIPTION :  With the SAP acquisition of Concur Technologies in December 2014, SAP advanced its business network strategy with the leader in the multi-billion dollar market for T&E management solutions. Business T&E are generally the 2nd highest controllable expense for most organizations and a challenge for many companies worldwide. Concur extends the SAP business network with leading cloud-based solutions for innovative and effortless T&E management that provide total transparency into travel spend.
LOCATION : S330A (South Concourse Level 3)
SPEAKER : IBM – Shari Quackenbush, Korn Ferry International – Brian Monks, The Walt Disney Company – Yee Wah Fong, SAP – Debbie Peake

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
SESSION NAME : Fixed Asset Accounting in S/4 HANA: A Case Study
DESCRIPTION :  Learn how you can set up your Fixed Asset Accounting in S/4 HANA and understand the key business benefits of S/4 HANA Platform whereby General Ledger is integrated with Asset Accounting. Learn key best practices of S/4 HANA Asset Accounting and integration with Enterprise Asset Management.
LOCATION : S330B (South Concourse Level 3)
SPEAKER : IBM – Shivesh Sharma, Ambuj Garg, Schlumberger – Alicia Murray

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 11:00 AM
SESSION NAME : OCD leverages S/4HANA for quick time value for divestiture
DESCRIPTION :  OCD’s road to independence was driven by three critical success factors:  IT simplification and innovation, establishing the right governance structure and choosing the right partners. Hear more about how IBM and SAP partnered with OCD to reduce complexity and quickly operate as an agile, stand-alone organization.
LOCATION : Theater 2
SPEAKER : Jim Haney, VP & CIO

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
SESSION NAME : SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems - easy alternative for scale-up
DESCRIPTION :  On your road to SAP HANA you want to migrate easily and simplify your compute center?  IBM Power Systems provides customers with a simple platform, unparalleled resilience and superb performance.
You can replace 250 x86 appliances with just 4 IBM Power Systems.  Learn why a robust IT infrastructure with zero downtime is key.
LOCATION : Partner Co-Innovation PC202
SPEAKER : IBM - Vicente Moranta

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
SESSION NAME : Get Your Large Enterprise Started with Cloud ERP
DESCRIPTION :  Open the door to large enterprise agility by planning your journey to the cloud. Take the first step toward cloud ERP for your organization by understanding how SAP S/4HANA Cloud fits into a large enterprise landscape.
LOCATION : SAP S/4HANA Cloud Theater
SPEAKER : IBM - Garrick Keatts SAP S/4HANA Hyper Growth Leader

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 11:30 AM
SESSION NAME : Mondi SAP Influencer Interview
DESCRIPTION :   Live streaming interview with one of SAP Influencers where the trio will discuss all things RPA
LOCATION : TBD
SPEAKER : Mondi - Jacqueline Wild, Global Head of Applications for Consumer Packaging, IBM - Sanjay Kumar Das, Associate Partner

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 12:30 PM – 12:50 PM
SESSION NAME : Accelerate Digital Transformation in Finance with SAP Cloud Platform (iOS)
DESCRIPTION :  Automate finance and controlling operations and simplify supervision of month-end processes. Discover how IBM, using SAP Cloud Platform, transformed the CFO office of Mondi, an international paper and packaging group. Find out how they created an iOS dashboard to link up different teams and more efficiently close finance processes.
LOCATION : Data, Analytics, and Cloud Platform DP534
SPEAKER : IBM - Tony Storr, European Mobile at Scale Leader

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
SESSION NAME : Migrating to SAP Hybrid Cloud Env: Lessons from 3 Cloud Journeys
DESCRIPTION :  Explore the hybrid cloud journey and transformation of three companies running SAP in the Cloud. Experiences include migration of SAP and non-SAP applications from on premise to cloud, SaaS implementation and integration, improving the user experience through mobility and BYOD, and localization by leveraging a global cloud footprint.
LOCATION : S220C (South Concourse Level 2)
SPEAKER : IBM – KJ Min, Tmothy Treat

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
SESSION NAME : Accelerate Month End Close by using SAP S/4 HANA for Intercompany Reconciliation
DESCRIPTION :  Understand the evolution of Intracompany Reconciliation (ICR) tool to reconcile Intracompany balances in AR and AP from SAP ECC to SAP S/4 HANA and learn how you can use the native SAP S/4 HANA capabilities to accelerate the month end close reconciliation activities. Evaluate the pros and cons of developing your own Intracompany Dashboard for reconciliation versus using SAP ICR tool in a large Oil Field Services company.S330B (South Concourse
LOCATION : S330B (South Concourse Level 3)
SPEAKER : IBM - Shivesh Sharma, Schlumberger, Oyinkansola Oyatoye - Helene Carrier

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM
SESSION NAME : Sempra and IBM have partnered to deliver on multi-phased S/4 HANA Transformation
DESCRIPTION :  Sempra has defined strategic roadmap to achieve significant business transformation within the next 3 to 5 years, highlighted by multi-phased approach for Financial, Customer, Logistics/Supply Chain and Procurement domains.  Powered by SAP S/4 HANA platform, IBM Power 8 Infrastructure and Cognitive Watson, and enabled by IBM GBS, current/future initiatives with benefits to be achieved will be presented.
LOCATION : Partner Co-Innovation PC201
SPEAKER : Ray Humphrey
Project Manager
at Sempra

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Date : May 18, 2017
Time : 2:30 PM
SESSION NAME : Promote a Smart Cloud Computing Strategy
DESCRIPTION :  Supercharge your innovation with enterprise software as a service. Discover how SAP partner, IBM, has taken their industry expertise and built ready-to-run SAP enterprise-grade software-as-a-service applications leveraging S/4 HANA and the partner managed cloud route to market to accelerate business processes for their customers.
LOCATION : Partner Co-Innovation PC204
SPEAKER : Sunil Chadha

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SESSION NAME : Public Cloud Session
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Date : TBD
Time : TBD
SESSION NAME : SAP Clea use case
DESCRIPTION :  Smarter Field Service Using Machine Learning for Visual Identification (Demo Session)
LOCATION : TBD
SPEAKER : IBM - Wilfrid Real Ville d’Antibes

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