SAPPHIRE NOW 2016

Now is the time to re-imagine everything and SAP Digital Business Services at the SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 guided you along that path.

On our showfloor you had the unique opportunity to talk with our experts, share experiences and best practices with other customers, and you have been able to see live demos of our offerings.

Thank you for joining the SAP Digital Business Services campus.

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SAP Digital Business Services

Run simple with SAP Digital Business Services

The biggest challenge in achieving real digital transformation is complexity. SAP Digital Business Services helps you run simple – enabling you to digitize your business and allowing you to increase agility, opportunities, and growth.

Reimagine your business with SAP S/4HANA

Looking to reimagine your business with breakthrough technology such as SAP S/4HANA? Let us help you get there faster with proven best practices, implementation accelerators, and an industrialized infrastructure that speed your transformation.

Co-innovate on the SAP HANA platform

Seeking to extend the SAP HANA platform to tap into the Internet of Things and harness the value of Big Data? Co-innovate with SAP Digital Business Services and take advantage of everything the digital economy has to offer.

Digital Transformation

with SAP Digital Business Services

With a single, unified organization, SAP Digital Business Services delivers guidance, tools, services, and support – leveraging best-in-class expertise to achieve the digital transformation and business success, you need.
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What you have been able to experience at our campus

SAP Digital Business Services schedule for Tuesday - May 17, 2016

SAP Digital Business Services – Theater 1

Time

Title

Session-ID

11:00 – 11:20 am

Exploit Business Benefit Cases to Accelerate and Improve Processes

11:30 – 11:50 am

Go Live on SAP S/4HANA Faster with SAP Solution Manager

12:00 – 12:20 pm

Increase IT Transparency with Focused Insights for SAP Solution Manager

12:30 – 12:50 pm

Protect Your Business with Enhanced Foundational Support

01:00 – 01:20 pm

Get Your Employees Up and Ready for the Digital Core

01:30 – 01:50 pm

Plan and Execute Your Digital Transformation

02:00 – 02:20 pm

Build a Unified Threat-Monitoring Dashboard

02:30 – 02:50 pm

Explore Our Road Map for SAP Solution Manager

03:00 – 03:20 pm

Get More Value from Maintenance and Support

03:30 – 03:50 pm

Explore Our Road Map for SAP Solution Manager

SAP Digital Business Services – Theater 2

11:00 – 11:20 am

Simplify Your Innovation Adoption

11:30 – 11:50 am

The Journey to the SAP digital boardroom

12:00 – 12:20 pm

Build Data-Driven Enterprise Solutions for the Internet of Things

12:30 – 12:50 pm

Connect and Manage Devices Anywhere and Simplify the Last Mile in IoT

01:00 – 01:20 pm

Establish Your Migration Path to Digital Transformation

01:30 – 01:50 pm

Digitize Your Configuration, Pricing, and Quoting Processes

02:00 – 02:20 pm

Apply Art to Transformation Through Business Model Innovation Techniques

02:30 – 02:50 pm

Drive new IoT models on the Cloud Platform

03:00 – 03:20 pm

Achieve Full Integration Between Cloud and On-Premise HR Solutions

03:30 – 03:50 pm

Explore the Path to the Next-Generation Business Suite

Interactive Workshops

11:00 – 11:40 am

Define and Deliver High-Value IoT Transformations

12:00 – 12:40 pm

Drive Business Value and Pave the Way to Innovation

01:00 – 01:40 pm

Travel the Road to Continuous Innovation

02:00 – 02:40 pm

Transition Your Platform on Your Way to Digitization

03:00 – 03:40 pm

Drive Business Value and Pave the Way to Innovation

SAP Digital Business Services schedule for Wednesday - May 18, 2016

SAP Digital Business Services – Theater 1

Time

Title

Session-ID

11:00 – 11:20 am

Take the Speed Train to Digital Transformation

11:30 – 11:50 am

Drive Quicker Adoption with an Innovation Control Center Approach

12:00 – 12:20 pm

Exploit Business Benefit Cases to Accelerate and Improve Processes

12:30 – 12:50 pm

Simplify Complex Transitions to the Digital Core and Gain Immediate Value

01:00 – 01:20 pm

Help Ensure Implementation Success of Your Digital Core

01:30 – 01:50 pm

Plan and Execute Your Digital Transformation

02:00 – 02:20 pm

Build Simply While Live and Deliver on the Promise of the IoT

02:30 – 02:50 pm

Improve Performance and Value of Your Software Based on System Use

03:00 – 03:20 pm

Make Period-End Close Simple

03:30 – 03:50 pm

Build Your Digital Core with Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager

04:00 – 04:20 pm

Simplify Complex Transitions to the Digital Core and Gain Immediate Value

04:30 – 04:50 pm

Drive Quicker Adoption with an Innovation Control Center Approach

05:00 – 05:20 pm

Make Period-End Close Simple

SAP Digital Business Services – Theater 2

11:00 – 11:20 am

Simplify Solution Interfaces

11:30 – 11:50 am

Implement the Internet of Things for Better Living and Citizen Services

12:00 – 12:20 pm

Protect Your E-Commerce Business from Cyber Attacks

12:30 – 12:50 pm

Explore Deployment Options That Can Help Your Business Run Simple

01:00 – 01:20 pm

Implement a Digital Boardroom

01:30 – 01:50 pm

Excel in the Retail Supply Chain Through Diagnostics

02:00 – 02:20 pm

Digitize Your Bank Through an Integrated Banking Package

02:30 – 02:50 pm

Establish Your Migration Path to Digital Transformation

03:00 – 03:20 pm

Implement Core HR Solutions More Efficiently

03:30 – 03:50 pm

Realize Your Digital Transformation

04:00 – 04:20 pm

Engage Your Workforce to Run Live

04:30 – 04:50 pm

Explore the Path to the Next-Generation Business Suite

05:00 – 05:20 pm

Apply Art to Transformation Through Business Model Innovation Techniques

Interactive Workshops

11:00 – 11:40 am

Drive Business Value and Pave the Way to Innovation

12:00 – 12:40 pm

Drive Business Value and Pave the Way to Innovation

01:00 – 01:40 pm

Take Human Capital Management to the Cloud

02:00 – 02:40 pm

Transition Your Platform on Your Way to Digitization

03:00 – 03:40 pm

Define and Deliver High-Value IoT Transformations

04:00 – 04:40 pm

Drive Business Value and Pave the Way to Innovation

SAP Digital Business Services schedule for Thursday - May 19, 2016

SAP Digital Business Services – Theater 1

Time

Title

Session-ID

11:00 – 11:20 am

Implement Your Digital Core Effectively with SAP Solution Manager

11:30 – 11:50 am

Achieve Operational Efficiency Using an Operations Control Center

12:00 – 12:20 pm

Improve IT and Business-Process Operations

12:30 – 12:50 pm

Optimize Your Customer Center of Excellence

01:00 – 01:20 pm

Help Ensure Implementation Success of Your Digital Core

01:30 – 01:50 pm

Integrate to the Cloud

02:00 – 02:20 pm

Make Your HR Solution More Proactive with Intelligent Services

02:30 – 02:50 pm

Increase IT Transparency with Focused Insights for SAP Solution Manager

03:00 – 03:20 pm

Access Support Resources in a Single, Intuitive Interface

03:30 – 03:50 pm

Build Your Digital Core with Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager

04:00 – 04:20 pm

Connect and Manage Devices Anywhere and Simplify the Last Mile in IoT

SAP Digital Business Services – Theater 2

11:00 – 11:20 am

Increase Profit Through Simplified Trade Promotion and Management

11:30 – 11:50 am

Reimagine Business Models and Shift from Product Selling to Service Selling

12:00 – 12:20 pm

Build a Sustainable and Traceable Agricultural Supply Chain

12:30 – 12:50 pm

Discover the Journey to Business Transformation

01:00 – 01:20 pm

Learn and Build Experience Live

01:30 – 01:50 pm

Journey Towards a Digital Transformation

02:00 – 02:20 pm

Streamline Integration to the Cloud

02:30 – 02:50 pm

Drive New IoT Models on the Cloud Platform

03:00 – 03:20 pm

Simplify Solution Interfaces

03:30 – 03:50 pm

Learn Why Cybersecurity Is Essential for Digital Transformation

04:00 – 04:20 pm

Achieve Full Integration Between Cloud and On-Premise HR Solutions

Interactive Workshops

11:00 – 11:40 am

Travel the Road to Continuous Innovation

12:00 – 12:40 pm

Drive Business Value and Pave the Way to Innovation

01:00 – 01:40 pm

Create a Value-Driven Road Map to the New Digital Economy

02:00 – 02:40 pm

Drive Business Value and Pave the Way to Innovation

03:00 – 03:40 pm

Drive Business Value and Pave the Way to Innovation

Pass by our expert tables on our campus

Re-Imagine Everything

Reimagine the Digital Consumer

Deliver value by engaging the hyperconnected world to reach customers who drive the movement of goods, services, people and wealth. Explore the possibilities of the digital consumer experience across all omni channels and commerce solutions. Harness Internet of Things to digitize your customer experience with integration to core business processes.

Digitize for Operational Agility

Modernize, simplify and develop new business processes to drive digital transformation and operational agility. Connect, monitor and make key decisions in the moment with your assets to create live business. Extend business processes from the core to the edge of your supply chain to connect business networks.

Digitize to Run Live

Drive seamless digital business that enables you to sense, adapt, and predict to better understand business performance, risks and opportunities in the moment.  Gain total transparency in real-time to align executives decisions on one source of the truth across all business areas.  Accelerate time to value with simplified boardroom processes.

Digital Transformation End-to-End

Private Cloud Services

Move to the cloud – your way! Fully scalable and secure cloud offering delivered by SAP with a managed services approach. Private cloud uses the HANA platform enabling customers to run applications in the cloud. You focus on your core business, while SAP manages the HANA instance. Reduce TCO and enable fast deployments across lines of business.

Co-Innovate in the Digital Economy

Innovate and differentiate with strategies and solutions to enable your digital transformation.  Realize the benefits of planning your roadmap and unlocking business value. Extend standard solutions and build custom solutions on premise, in the cloud and in hybrid scenarios, leveraging the latest technologies to accelerate innovation and drive business results.

Learning In A Digital Environment

The digital transformation radically changes the economy. But only a few companies claim that their personnel has the requisite skills to assist in digital transformation. Now, more than ever, innovative enablement is a necessity for companies that want to stay in the game. Faster learning brings competitive advantages. SAP provides disruptive knowledge on technologies before they may be even available.


Public Cloud Services

Deliver and sustain rapid results with public cloud deployment, extension and support. Drive value from rapid deployment and receive the benefit of continuous innovations and growth. Simplify your IT platforms and gain greater accountability from your business applications.

Accelerate implementation with SAP S/4HANA

Accelerate your journey to innovation while reducing complexity. Leverage new opportunities with a roadmap to business simplification. Learn how to rapidly deploy SAP S/4HANA in the cloud, on premise, or in a hybrid environment, and find out how to leverage the SAP Activate framework and SAP S/4HANA Service Packages in your implementation.


How We Deliver Digital Transformation

Plan Your Digital Journey

Develop a strategy and a vision to spark your digital transformation and drive success. Learn how to take advantage of proven business innovation methods and explore new business models using the latest business technologies – we can help you define your innovation roadmap for the future of your business and keep your company on the cutting edge.

Simplify with Digital Innovation

Reduce operational costs, roll out and adopt new technologies faster with an innovation control center approach. Jump-start the design of SAP software with pre-configured solutions and best practices packages. Rely on standard functionality and minimize custom code to enhance IT and “Build SAP Like a Factory”.

Run and Optimize your Solutions

Lower your TCO and invest in new innovative business solutions to support new business models.  Explore best practices for operations with the setup of an operations control center for hybrid solutions.  Discover the benefits of SAP Solution Manager the platform to run and optimize your IT solutions.


SAP Solution Manager 7.2

Maximize the value of your support engagement. See how SAP Solution Manager, designed for implementing the SAP S/4HANA suite, delivers the best support during the complete value lifecycle. Discover the new focused products and SAP Solution Manager content, tools, SAP Activate best practices, and methodologies for your transition to SAP S/4HANA.

Plan with the right support option

The move to a digital economy requires maximizing the business value and reimagining business models. You want risk mitigation and no business disruptions along the way. Plan your digital transformation with the right support option and learn how they can help you overcome the challenges of complexity for your digital journey to SAP S/4HANA.

Cloud Deployment of SAP S/4HANA

Accelerate digital transformation. Realize the benefits of quickly deploying SAP S/4HANA software in the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. Simplify and optimize your IT landscape and deliver a foundation for innovation. Reduce total cost of ownership and enable fast deployments across lines of business.

Demo Station

Within the demo station area on our Digital Business Services campus we showcased various best-practies.

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Interactive Session

Interactive sessions took place in the theater located in the center of our campus.

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Topic Area/Demo Theaters

Topic Area sessions were 20 minute sessions located in one of two theaters on our campus.

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Main Theater/Customer Theater

Customer Theater presentations will took place in one of the 5 theaters located just outside the keynote area.

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See what the SAPPHIRE NOW community is saying

Inverview on SAP Digital Business Services Campus at SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 - by Oliver Huschke

Benjamin Wilk, Social Media Ambassador for SAP Digital Business Services, interviews Oliver Huschke, Global Head Solution Marketing & Communications - SAP Enterprise Support & Premium Engagements, about the upcoming SAPPHIRE NOW conference and what customers can expect at the SAP Digital Business Services Campus.

Exclusive Session Guide to SAP Digital Business Services at #SAPPHIRENOW is Available Now! - by Elle Ding

Whether you’re a first-timer or veteran attendee, SAPPHIRE NOW can be an overwhelming experience. Packed into three days, there are thousands of hours of sessions and hundreds of leading visionaries and practitioners available to you.

Digital Transformation: Stop Asking If – Start Planning for When and How - by Benjamin Wilk

As digital transformation moves from being a nice-to-have novelty to a core competency, its power to change everything is becoming more apparent every day. Digital business models are proving to be incredibly disruptive. Customers expect a new type of experience that mirrors their personal, digitally augmented lives. Service is the new profit center, outpacing traditional product-centric offerings.