Central Theme - How SAP enables clarity?
Business Suite 7 provides the solid foundation. (Integrated processes - no fragmentation , SOA - Completed roadmap in 2007 - 2800 solutions) Thanks to Henning Kaggerman
Enables to build some of your custom process - Flexibility - SAP Business process management tools - Consume innovation in cheapest, fastest way possible.
Suite Support goes on till 2015
Enabling Clarity of decision making - Clarity anticipates risk
- Business suite + Business Objects portfolio, Closed loop - Strategy to Execution.
- Not limited to the large companies only, SAP Best practices for BI - Integrated with All in One.
- How this impacts Risk Management? - Takes a dig at banks who brought together mathematicians + technology, the problem was the lack of holistic view. One survivor managed relatively better - Goldman Sachs - Risk focus / Global Risk Committee - Right information, at the right time for the right people.
- Risk is part of every industry - it is our responsibility to manage risk.
Value of SAP enterprise support services - Comprehensive support to reduce the overall TCO. 2 Weeks ago along with SUGEN will provide KPI's - KPI index - Business Continuity, Business Process process performance, Protection of Investment & TCO. Committed to a 30% improvement by 2012
Ian Kimble - Insurance Company Example - Pretty neat mobile application used.
Sustainability - Perceived unlimited resources ended, Sustainability strategy - Economic, Social, Environmental risks management. Maximize your "Triple bottom line" - Don't have to wait for Better Place. IT industry cause 2% of the Global Green house gases. Industries first ever Comprehensive sustainability Map - every relevant business process sustainable. Talks a little bit about smart grids on the utility industry site. Sustainability Performance management -reporting / benchmarking - Acquisition - CLEAR STANDARDS.
Ian Kimble - Clear Standards Demo.
Fundamental Change in Customer expectation both from a user point of view and from a buyer POV. Paradigms shifts in Technology cost & Availability - Virtualization, Cloud (Private Clouds) - Coming to us. Flexible deployment models - On premise / On demand combination of the two. Another big trend - Mobile / Miniaturization of transactions. Moving to a digital enterprise from IT enable organization. So huger amount of data - In memory DB's and Real time analytics.
Launch of SAP Business Objects Explorer Software. - With explorer, executives could get answers in milliseconds...brand profitability, customer buying patterns...this could change the way decisions are made" Steve Merry, Sara Lee CIO.
Demo by Ian Kimble - Insurance Company
Natural language search - Polestar + BIA
One Demand Offerings is a key element of the over all SAP strategy - that is a welcome change
- Strategic sourcing
- Carbon management
Soon to be launched
- Expense management
SME - BBD Business By Design - Clear rumors - Is on display on the show - Live by Design system - Well that's it.
Back to the Timeless software theme - ready for the future. Demo of Timeless software - Collaborative decision making.
Key components of SAP's Clear Strategy
- Stable Core
- Best foundation for intelligence platform
- business process management
- on premise on demand
- timeless software
- sustainable ways