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Innovation Changing the World: First Global Deloitte Leonardo Innovation Space Officially Launched

Deloitte Leonardo Innovation Space was officially launched on April 13, 2018. This is the first partner operated SAP Leonardo digital innovation space in the world which deeply uses SAP Leonardo design thinking concept and integrates with achievements of Deloitte Reimagine Platform.

Executives from Deloitte Consulting, Greenhouse and SAP participated in the launching ceremony. Mr. Denken Meng, Deloitte China Consulting Information Technology Services Lead Partner and Mr. Edward Chen, Chief Operating Officer of SAP Greater China, addressed the event and jointly wrote good wishes for the future development of Deloitte Leonardo Innovation Space.

Mr. Denken Meng (right), Deloitte China Consulting Information Technology Services Lead Partner and Mr. Edward Chen (left), Chief Operating Officer of SAP Greater China
Mr. Steven Feng, Innovation Department and Greenhouse Partner

Mr. Flat Chen, Head of SAP Leonardo Ecosystem of Greater China and Asia Pacific, introduced the background of cooperation between Deloitte and SAP in China in 2018, specific cooperation projects and future plans. At the same time, participants also joined in the digital innovation journey whereby both parties introduced the followings:

  • Digital innovation project status of the SAP Leonardo Innovation Platform;
  • Innovative use cases developed on the SAP Leonardo platform in Deloitte's global Reimagine project; and
  • Joint opportunities for Deloitte and SAP in China.
Mr. Flat Chen, Head of SAP Leonardo Ecosystem of Greater China and Asia Pacific

In China, Deloitte is one of SAP's most important digital transformation partners and has won the best SAP S/4HANA adoption partner in Greater China for two consecutive years (2016-2017). In the area of digital innovation, Deloitte has always been actively exploring and providing innovative solutions for our clients. Currently, Deloitte's application assets for digital transformation based on the SAP Leonardo technology platform have formed a clear roadmap. 22 innovative applications have been released since January 2018. (More details on the infograhpic below)

In future, Deloitte and SAP will continue to deepen the cooperation and use Deloitte China Greenhouse to further integrate innovation resources, to realize:

  • Digital Innovation Pilot - Integrate Deloitte's leading industry experience and in-depth customer insights with leading technological advantages of SAP Leonardo's innovation platform, setting up exemplary cases and industry acceleration packages to become China's pioneers of digital innovation.
  • Digital Innovation Experience Center - Provide interactive digital innovative experience by demonstrating the results of joint innovations from Deloitte and SAP.
  • SAP Leonardo Design Thinking (Innovative Design Thinking) Methodology and Joint Innovation Base - Both parties jointly hold Design Thinking workshops with customers to inspire creative solutions.
Group photo of Deloitte Consulting, Deloitte Greenhouse and SAP representatives

Both Deloitte and SAP expect not only to support the Chinese companies, but also building connections for global companies to bridge the digital transformation gap. With the cooperation, we will help companies consolidate the digital core while concurrently carry out large-scale rapid innovations, develop new business models, and embrace a new digital future.

Roadmap of Deloitte's application assets for digital transformation based on the SAP Leonardo technology platform

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