Meet the challenges of digital transformation

Visit IBM at SAPPHIRE NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference. Attend demonstrations and speaking sessions that reveal how you can use a range of solutions including AI, cloud, systems, mobile and SAP consulting capabilities. Hear from business and technical experts, and learn from peers during sessions that feature integrated industry stories.

  • Discover the value of a real-time connected single source of truth for business data.
  • Build a business case.
  • Connect with the experts who can help simplify your complex existing systems.
  • Use big data and IoT for transactional processes.

Let IBM experts create an SAP S/4HANA adoption plan for you that helps to quickly overcome many common obstacles.

Case studies

Leading European bakery increases revenue and achieves faster time-to-market

This US-based truck manufacturer reduced cost overruns by 10% and increased productivity by 30%

Build an SAP S/4HANA business case that includes AI, IoT, blockchain and automation

Featured speaking sessions

Empower Artificial Intelligence with Cognitive Aftermarket Service Software

Speaker: Sayan Bose

Tuesday, 5 June, 11:30 AM

Location: Industries 3

SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems for Large SAP HANA Environments Up to 24 TB

Speaker: Ann Corrao

Tuesday, 5 June, 11:30 AM

Location: Services & Support SE200

Deliver the Modern Face of Finance to Your Employees Through Great Tools

Speakers: Chris Hood & Jim Lucier

Tuesday, 5 June, 12:00 PM

Location: Best Run Theater

Deliver an Intelligent Shopping Experience with Customer Service Chatbots

Speaker: Devraj Bardhan

Tuesday, 5 June, 1:00 PM

Location: SAP Leonardo & Future Tech 2

Prevent Costly Downtime of SAP Applications with Resiliency Orchestration

Speaker: Chandra Pulamarasetti, VP IBM Business Resiliency Services

Tuesday, 5 June, 2:30 PM

Location: Services & Support SE200

Accelerate Transformation by Migrating to SAP HANA in IBM Cloud on Lenovo

Speaker: TBD

Tuesday, 5 June, 2:30 PM

Location: Business Applications BA300

Solving O&G Industry Challenges with IBM and SAP Blockchain

Speakers: Rico Rosenbaum & Frank Ruland

Wednesday, 6 June, 11:00 AM

Location: TBD

How You Can Supercharge Your SAP HANA System: An Update on Core-to-Memory Ratios

Speaker: TBD

Wednesday, 6 June, 1:00 PM

Location: TBD

Client delivers crystal-clear insight across business units by deploying S/4HANA and IBM Cloud Managed Services

Speaker: TBD

Wednesday, 6 June, 2:30 PM

Location: Theater 2

Move to the Cloud in Regulated Industries Like Healthcare and Life Sciences

Speaker: Sunil Chadha

Thursday, 7 June, 11:00 AM

Location: SAP Leonardo & Future Tech 5

Advance Your Digital Transformation Journey with SAP S/4HANA

Speaker: Tony J. Naylor

Thursday, 7 June, 4:30 PM

Location: Services & Support SE202

Realize Business Value in the Cloud the Toyota Financial Services Way

Speaker: Clay Sheriff

Date & Location TBD

The Economic Value of Reinvention

Speakers: Matt Schwartz, Bill Piotrowski, Martin Fleming

Tuesday, 5 June, 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

SAP Landscape Transformation supporting IBM's Data Migration Strategy

Speaker: Albert Heyer

Tuesday, 5 June, 12:30 PM

Location: S321

Shell Reduces Complexity and Cost by Implementing Canadian PRA

Speakers: Larry Williams & Tate Erwin (IBM & Shell)

Tuesday, 5 June, 12:30 PM

Location: S329

Improve Retail Forecasting Accuracy using Machine learning and Weather Data

Speakers: TBD

Tuesday, 5 June, 12:30 PM

Location: S220E

Transforming Treasury Operations and reducing Risk with SAP S/4HANA

Speaker: Shivesh Sharma

Tuesday, 5 June, 2:00 PM

Location: S320G

Time is Ticking: Managing the Move to Solution Manager 7.2 From 7.1

Speakers: Christian Spitz, Darryl Michael & Jason Yi (IBM & TTC)

Tuesday, 5 June, 2:00 PM

Location: S329

SAP Landscape Transformation supporting IBM´s Data Migration Strategy

Speakers: Albert Heyer & Joachim Lohmiller

Tuesday, 5 June, 2:00 PM

Location: S331B

Modernization and Harmonization of the US Army Environmental Program Mgmnt

Speakers: Kelly Berg & Loretta Whitacre (IBM & US Army)

Tuesday, 5 June, 2:00 PM

Location: S331B

Toyota Canada, Inc & IBM's Sprint (Agile) to Launch SAP S/4 HANA Rel 1610

Speakers: Mark Swallow, Amy Aurilia, Kim George (IBM & Toyota Canada)

Wednesday, 6 June, 11:00 AM

Location: S331A

Challenges & Best Practices of Running a Global SAP System

Speaker: Sean Williams

Wednesday, 6 June, 1:00 PM

Location: ASUG HUB - Meet-Up 1 (Show Floor)

Using SAP HANA System Replication (HSR) for HA and DR at Cemex

Speakers: Michael Ryan & Martha Tapia (IBM & Cemex)

Wednesday, 6 June, 1:00 PM

Location: S310A

Complex Landscape Management in a Hybrid World at Toronto Transit Commission

Speakers: KJ Min, Christian Spitz & Jason Yi (IBM & TTC)

Wednesday, 6 June, 2:30 PM

Location: S310B

Moving to an "On-Premise" Cloud architecture for SAP HANA with I-D Foods

Speakers: Michael Dang & Michael Issenman (IBM & ID Foods)

Thursday, 7 June, 11:00 AM

Location: S329

Leverage SAP Cloud Platform, Leonardo, and S/4HANA for IoT and Blockchain

Speakers: Michael Ryan & KY Min

Thursday, 7 June, 2:00 PM

Location: S310E

Southwire reinvents Industrials company with IBM and SAP Hybris Commerce

Speakers: Doug Gaffney, Kate Bartlett & Sabrina White (IBM & Southwire)

Thursday, 7 June, 2:00 PM

Location: S330E

Integrating SF EC with SAP ECPY using Point to Point (P2P) at Walgreens

Speakers: Vamshi Janumpally, Eric Joseph & Laura Valenziano (IBM & Walgreens)

Thursday, 7 June, 2:00 PM

Location: S330H

Using AI and Automation to Speed SAP Application Testing

Speaker: Nick Carnovale

Tuesday, 5 June, 10:45 AM

IBM Db2 – The Solution to Power SAP Applications

Speakers: Guersad Kuecuek & Martin Mezger

Tuesday, 5 June, 11:30 AM

Leveraging IBM Cloud for SAP for S/4HANA and SCP/SAP Leonardo PoC's and fast start realization

Speaker: Tony Devraj

Tuesday, 5 June, 12:15 PM

Client Story - Fulcrum Running on IBM Cloud

Speakers: Julie Christie & Fulcrum

Tuesday, 5 June, 1:00 PM

Why SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems?

Speaker: Damir Rubic

Tuesday, 5 June, 1:45 PM

Solving O&G Industry Challenges with IBM and SAP Blockchain

Speaker: Rico Rosenbaum

Tuesday, 5 June, 2:30 PM

S/4 HANA Public Cloud Edition: Considerations for large enterprise implementation

Speakers: Tim Treat  

Tuesday, 5 June, 3:15 PM

Define your S/4HANA Roadmap with IBM HANA Impact Assessment

Speakers: Mark Dudgeon & Andrew Worsley-Tonks

Tuesday, 5 June, 4:00 PM

Lessons from the Field: Creating a Business Case for S/4HANA

Speaker: Jeffrey Chang & Joseph Msays

Wednesday, 6 June, 10:45 AM

Vishal Mega Mart: Delivering excellent user experiences with leading IBM technologies

Speaker: Natasha Walker

Wednesday, 6 June, 11:30 AM

Taking it to the Next Level: Utility Customer Engagement in the Cognitive Era

Speakers: Mebs Rehemtulla & Donovan Guin

Wednesday, 6 June, 12:15 PM

Take Advantage of HANA on Power on IBM Cloud

Speaker: Madhuri Chawla

Wednesday, 6 June, 1:00 PM

Freudenberg IT (FIT) Customer Experience story

Speaker: TBD

Wednesday, 6 June, 1:45 PM

SAP Hybris

Speaker: Donovan Guin

Wednesday, 6 June, 2:30 PM

IMPACT Industry Solutions + SAP Model Co Accelerate S/4HANA Programs

Speaker: Amy (Krzyzkowski) Aurilia

Wednesday, 6 June, 3:15 PM

MetroPulse: Harnessing the Power of Hyper Local Insights

Speaker: Bryan Throckmorton

Wednesday, 6 June, 4:00 PM

Human Resources & Employee Care

Speaker: Rod Hernandez

Wednesday, 6 June, 4:45 PM

The SAP & Mobile Experience: The Evolution of SAP UX

Speakers: Thomas Masotta, Justin Song, Enrique Lander

Thursday, 7 June, 10:45 AM

ID-Foods: Customer experience - Testimony of their SAP HANA implementation

Speaker: TBD

Thursday, 7 June, 11:30 AM

SAP Co-Pilot with combines insights from Weather Company to plan your work Intelligently

Speakers: Paul Thompson & Sanket Taur

Thursday, 7 June, 12:15 PM

S/4 HANA Transformation & Security Considerations: Before, During, After

Speaker: Britta Simms

Thursday, 7 June, 1:00 PM

The New Normal: Using Software Defined Resiliency to Support Always-on SAP

Speaker: George Lee

Thursday, 7 June, 1:45 PM

The Road to Intelligent Procurement: An IBM & SAP Ariba story

Speakers: Priya Vijayarajendran & Tom Cassell

Thursday, 7 June, 2:30 PM

New Alternative with IBM Bluefield Transformation powered by SNP 

Speakers: Andrew Worsley-Tonks & Steele Arbeeny (SNP)

Thursday, 7 June, 3:15 PM

AI in the quest for flawless SAP Application Performance

Speaker: Simon Rabone

Thursday, 7 June, 4:00 PM