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SAPPHIRE NOW AND ASUG Annual Conference

May 17-19, 2016 | Orlando, FL

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Sessions on May 16

New Organization, Different by Design – Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2016

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: S320G

Presenters:

  • Erica Volini, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Michael Shapiro, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Global changes such as the widening generational gap, technological advancement, and a new employer-employee social contract are disrupting traditional business models and the nature of work at rapid speed. Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report reveals that HR organizations are beginning to get ahead of the curve by creating an entirely new blueprint for success.

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Sessions on May 17

Becoming an Insight-Driven Organization

Time: 2:10 PM - 2:35 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Chris Dinkel, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Successful businesses run on insight. They are passionate about analytics and able to translate data into intelligence that fuels decision making. But there's a difference between selectively using insights to inform decisions and becoming an Insight-Driven Organization (IDO) – one that generates and acts upon insights everywhere across the business. IDOs make smart, collaborative, transparent decisions that generate value and create competitive advantage. Join SAP HANA leader Chris Dinkel, as he discusses qualities and outlines a powerful, integrative framework that for embedding analysis into core processes, data and reasoning into your organization's DNA, predicting the future and digital engagement of business users - could revolutionize the way we run our businesses.

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Creating Structure Through Document Digitization

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: S330G

Presenters:

  • Yiin Tham, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Srihari Hebbar, Specialist Master, Deloitte Consulting LLP

We share our experience building a B2B Sales Order Processing Workbench (SOPW) for Broadcom that leverages OpenText technology in line with the business vision to drive sales growth via B2B. Integration and usability are key, allowing Customer Service Representatives (CSR) to easily take control of their EDI customer accounts and sales processes.

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Digital Transformation Enabled by a Single-Stack Solution

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Location: Theater 2

Presenter:

  • Uday Srinivasareddy, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Russell McLean, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

With the back office becoming the new front office, functions such as commerce, order management, and supply chain are now critical to driving digital transformation inside and out. Learn how a single stack of SAP technology can enable digital capabilities throughout the entire value chain, and why a “customer first” mentality is key to success.

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Exponential Digital and Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions

Time: 10:20 AM - 10:45 AM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Mukul Nagle, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Are you keeping pace with industry trends, and also delivering the next generation of products and services? If not, now’s the time to leverage the power of ERP to do something new—to break from the ordinary and deliver exponential value to the business. SAP® S/4HANA is key to generating business opportunities not previously possible in legacy SAP. Learn about the new Digital Core in SAP S/4HANA, and how Deloitte can help you develop high-value digital and mobile solutions suited to today’s users. See how innovations we’ve developed around the IoT can speed up commerce by creating a world where customers, partners and suppliers are tightly inter-connected.

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Exponential Potential: Exploring the Enterprise Management Evolution

Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Location: SME Solutions & Partner Innovation: PS601

Presenter:

  • Jagadish Bandla, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Capitalizing upon S/4HANA Enterprise Management and HANA Cloud Platform requires exponential, as opposed to linear, thinking. Explore evolving architecture models, and vastly expand your understanding of what these technologies can do, such as enabling exponential processes, providing real-time business insights, and simplifying the IT landscape.

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Ford Motor's EWM Implementation- Strategy, Challenges, and Lessons Learned

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: S319

Presenters:

  • Bruce Birdsong, EWM IT Project Manager, Ford Motor Company
  • Mark Mullins, Ford Motor Company
  • Kathy Seifarth, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consultig LLP

If you are considering implementing SAP’s Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) module, this session is for you. Learn best practices, implementation challenges, and lessons learned from Ford Motor Company’s EWM implementation approach for:

  • Launch Strategy & Timeline
  • Integration with Service Parts Planning
  • Lessons Learned

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Get moving! Accelerated Migration of Data in SAP Deployments

Time: 12:05 PM - 12:30 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Ravi Sridharan, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Amit Mittal, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Data is central to transforming your business with SAP® S/4HANA since it is intrinsically linked to every business process and it dictates the information available for game-changing decision-making. Speed is of the essence. In order to gain competitive advantage, data transition not only needs to be of high quality but also has to happen quickly. A challenge of such proportions can only be met by using accelerators and a demonstrated methodology that is deeply rooted in the discipline of data that is built on business process and industry best practices. Deloitte’s Data Accelerator for SAP S/4HANA (D-DASH) is an all-encompassing solution that gets you moving from day one. Join us for demonstrations of real-life data challenges and innovative solutions for accelerating data migration.

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Innovate and Lower Your Total Cost of Ownership on the Cloud

Time: 2:45 PM - 3:10 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Praveen Mayalur, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Pavan Srivastava, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Are you concerned about the growing cost of IT Infrastructure to run your SAP applications? Are you wondering if SAP on cloud could reduce your total cost of ownership (TCO)? Then join us to explore how SAP on Cloud can potentially lower TCO and bring innovations to your business processes. We’ll also discuss how to accelerate the deployment of SAP® S/4HANA on cloud, and examine Deloitte’s new offering of end-to-end SAP on Private Cloud, along with how we can assist you in realizing the potential benefits.

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Interactive ASUG Influence: SAP Lumira

Time: 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Location: ASUG HUB (Show Floor) - Influence A

Presenter:

  • Cathy Kennedy, Principal Architect, Deloitte Application Studios

Please join this open meeting of the ASUG SAP Lumira Influence Council as we cover our midterm accomplishments, including what the council has done over the past five months, what SAP has done over the past five months, and what’s coming up next for SAP Lumira software. This includes an open Q&A regarding SAP Lumira with product management at SAP.

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More Revenue in Less Time: Accelerating time to value in monetizing digital offerings

Time: 1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Curt Knudsen, Specialist Senior, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Amit Agrawal, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Derek Maak, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Companies are increasingly looking for ways to monetize their digital product offerings, and Deloitte’s pre-configured Hybris Billing, Revenue & Innovation Management (BRIM) solution has been designed to do just that. It provides a scalable foundation for your digital transformation and supports a variety of digital offerings right from the start, including consumption or usage-based, subscription-based, leasing, bandwidth/QoS, customer category, and more. The accelerator has been designed to jump-start projects while minimizing risk. Join us to explore the leading-edge capabilities of the solution and learn how it can help you monetize your digital offerings faster, potentially reducing implementation timelines by up to 60 percent.

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Office of the CFO: Unlocking the value of emerging technology in the finance function

Time: 3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Sam Parikh, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Eric Bramley, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Companies are increasingly looking to realize value from emerging technologies within the finance function, and SAP S/4HANA Finance is well positioned to addresses their business priorities. But, what does this journey look like and why should you take it? Join us to explore the concerns and business priorities of the top finance leaders in North America as gathered through Deloitte’s annual CFO Signals™ survey. Hear case studies about adopting emerging technology within finance and where companies have realized value. Discuss paths to adoption and what practical next steps you can take to begin your journey.

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Roundtable: Central Finance Early Adoption Feedback

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Roundtable 4

Presenters:

  • John Steele, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Carsten Hilker, Solution Manager, SAP

Central Finance is the key SAP S/4HANA Finance deployment scenario for customers with heterogeneous, multi-SAP and non-SAP ERP systems and landscapes. Attend the session to find out from our early adopters the what and hows of their activities to date, as well as the benefits realized and challenges to watch out for.

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See More Value in Your Future with Predictive Finance

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Mitch Morris, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Financial planning solutions and processes often fall short of providing true business value. To help address this shortfall, Deloitte has developed a financial planning solution incorporating SAP predictive analytics technology. Come see how this solution can help you create insight from information, which can be used to support informed and rapid decision-making. Among other capabilities, the solution allows you to respond to market changes and adjust monthly, quarterly, annual, and long-term financial expectations as well as to monitor progress against key performance metrics. Overall, our Predictive Finance solution can help you realize more business value by providing insight, along with much-needed financial planning flexibility in a challenging and complex business landscape.

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Tech Trends 2016: Innovation, Modernization, and the Core

Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Location: SME Solutions & Partner Innovation: PS601

Presenter:

  • Bill Briggs, Chief Technology Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Every company is now a technology company at its core. Technology trends are driving new opportunities for innovation and growth. Meanwhile, the core needs to be modernized to be a foundation for tomorrow – infrastructure, ERP, data, and even how IT operates and delivers. Reimagining business: building tomorrow, starting from today.

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Think "Things" First - The Human Impact of IoT

Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Location: Theater 2

Presenters:

  • Robert Schmid, Chief IoT Technologist, Deloitte Digital
  • Chris Dinkel, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

IoT is often discussed in terms of huge quantities of devices, data, and revenue. And yes, the potential scale of IoT is immense, by some estimates 100x bigger than mobile. But what about the humans who use the smart things? Join us for a thought-provoking discussion about how IoT could change your life and the lives of your customers.

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Thrive in a Two-Speed IT World with the Right Enterprise Architecture

Time: 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM

Location: Digital Enterprise Platform DE423

Presenter:

  • Kumar Piraviperumal, Specialist Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Manage today's digital business requirements using enterprise architecture options. Discuss best two-speed practices for creating, evolving, and publishing new digital products and services while keeping established operations running. Find answers to questions about security governance; data, process, and IoT integration; and real-time analytics.

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Transforming a Retail Brand Leader with SAP S/4HANA Finance

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: Theater 5

Presenters:

  • York Rasmusson, Senior Director, Carter’s
  • Jerry Hoberman, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Everyday, Carter’s delivers globally on their promise to mom’s for quality apparel and accessories through its Carter’s and OshKosh B’Gosh brands. Learn how Carter’s used the SAP implementation of SAP’s S4 HANA and complementing solutions to transform finance in support of brand growth, geographic expansion, efficiency and associate satisfaction.

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Unfinished Business: Procure Direct Materials with Cloud and Core Solutions

Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Location: SME Solutions & Partner Innovation: PS601

Presenter:

  • Hernan De la Torre, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

To harness greater process efficiency, speed and visibility, organizations are turning to the power of advanced cloud solutions like SAP Ariba to source and procure direct materials. Learn how innovative preconfigured accelerators and demonstrated leading practices can help your organization respond to this supply chain imperative.

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Unlock Enterprise Value using Deloitte Exponential Supply Chain

Time: 10:55 AM - 11:20 AM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Deb Bhattacharjee, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Find out how to leverage the new features, simplification, and real-time insights of SAP® S/4HANA Enterprise Management to improve supply chain processes within your organization. Get the full picture of how supply chain planning solutions such as IBP, APO and supply chain execution solutions such as EWM, TM and GTS integrate with the digital core S/4HANA Enterprise Management. See how advanced features in the new solution can be combined with Fiori and other advanced analytics to allow managers to focus on making the right business decisions rather than “fighting fires.” Learn leading practices regarding when and how to migrate to S/4HANA Enterprise Management and how Deloitte’s experience can help you realize more value from your investment through accelerated delivery, improved process efficiency and enhanced productivity.

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Valuable Insight: Transforming a Global Organization’s Complex Workforce

Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Location: SME Solutions & Partner Innovation: PS601

Presenter:

  • Juan Gaytan, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Workforces today are highly complex, blending not only different generations but also traditional and contingent workers. Hear how one global organization used SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and Fieldglass to transform its complex workforce by consolidating administrative processes and leveraging analytics to gain valuable insights.

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What Happens When You Free Up Resource Capacities in SAP S/4HANA Systems?

Time: 3:55 PM - 4:20 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Alex Gruener, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting GmbH

SAP S/4HANA already packs a powerful punch, but it’s possible to free up new resource capacities in its existing in-memory data fabric. That can mean faster response and processing times—more than 200% faster for high-load analytics applications. Processor, memory and power consumption can be dramatically reduced as well. That has big implications for addressing a host of business issues, from data warehousing and analytics to planning and optimization—and beyond. Learn how Deloitte is using the method of “logical scalability of high-load analytics applications” to introduce major enhancements to HANA via its In-Time software: How to Tune the In-Memory Data Fabric.

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Your Path to HR Transformation on the Cloud: When to go and How Do I get there?

Time: 11:30 AM - 11:55 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Paul Khanna, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Kristin Starodub, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

The cloud has clearly arrived as the destination of choice for next generation HR technology. It’s not a question of “if” you’ll transition, but when and how fast you get there. While there is a logical roadmap to achieve your business benefits of HR in the cloud, there are forks in the road you will face. How do I go global? What do I do with my data? Big Bang or Phased? Side-by-Side or Hybrid? Deloitte’s recent 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report helps answer which priorities matter the most by highlighting key drivers in HR technology in the cloud. Join us to review highlights from the report, and to explore key considerations (i.e., business, technical, cultural and organizational) in planning your roadmap to the cloud. Hear why some get farther than others and observations to take into consideration to help make your journey a successful one.

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Sessions on May 18

Asset Information Management: A powerful approach to make better business decisions about your company’s complex equipment

Time: 3:10 PM - 3:35 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Mike Carlino, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • John Sprouse, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Asset-intensive companies such as those in manufacturing, oil & gas, utilities, or other industries that depend on complex equipment can now manage their assets more intelligently through more informative, consistent and predictable data-points. Asset Information Management can lead to increased up-time, more efficient maintenance, and longer asset life overall. Integrating asset-related information from SAP, OpenText and the equipment in question creates a powerful approach to gather and analyze information real-time to make better business decisions about your company’s complex equipment.

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Back to Front: Digital Transformation Enabled by the SAP Single Stack

Time: 11:50 AM - 12:15 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Sujon Chowdhary, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Russell McLean, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

With “the back office becoming the new front office,” functions such as commerce, order management, and supply chain are now critical to driving digital transformation inside and out. Learn how a Single Stack™ of SAP technology can enable digital capabilities throughout the entire value chain, and why a “customer-first” mentality is key to success.

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Enable Smarter Decision-Making On the Go for Travel and Expenses

Time: 12:50 PM - 1:15 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Krishna Pathak, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

In today’s busy world, traveling on business can be tough. Add monitoring travel expenses and keeping track of receipts, and business travel becomes even more challenging—both those who are traveling and for those who have to approve the supporting documentation. Join us to explore the benefits of end-to-end travel and expense solutions that automate processes and provide mobility. Plus, learn how Concur can help control travel costs, reduce travelers’ time spent on administrative tasks, and facilitate corporate compliance.

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How Caterpillar Implemented SAP Global Trade Services in Free Trade Zone for Customs and Compliance

Time: 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Location: S320C

Presenters:

  • Brian Gissel, Sr. IT Analyst, Caterpillar
  • Ven Gutta, Specialist Master, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Alekkatt Madhusoodanan, Specialist Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Share how Caterpillar went live end to end supply chain leveraging GTS, CRM, ECC, SCM in Jafza free trade zone (Dubai), Gain insights to Caterpillar successful implementation of GTS integrating outbound, internal, and inbound processes with export/import customs compliance and related localization complying MIRSAL2 and other legal requirements.

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Innovate and Lower Your Total Cost of Ownership on the Cloud

Time: 4:20 PM - 4:45 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Praveen Mayalur, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Pavan Srivastava, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Are you concerned about the growing cost of IT Infrastructure to run your SAP applications? Are you wondering if SAP on cloud could reduce your total cost of ownership (TCO)? Then join us to explore how SAP on Cloud can potentially lower TCO and bring innovations to your business processes. We’ll also discuss how to accelerate the deployment of SAP® S/4HANA on cloud, and examine Deloitte’s new offering of end-to-end SAP on Private Cloud, along with how we can assist you in realizing the potential benefits.

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Learn Deloitte's Plans to Deploy SAP for Professional Services Solutions with SAP S/4HANA Suite

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: S321

Presenters:

  • John Gitau, Senior Manager, Deloitte Application Studios
  • Jonathan Rhodes, Solution Manager, SAP

Deloitte is embarking on a "Greenfield" implementation of the S/4HANA in support of their financial transformation objectives. Attend this session to learn more on how Deloitte plans to deploy SAP for Professional Services on SAP S/4HANA to support changing business model such as a variety of new fee arrangements and a better User experience.

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Lessons Learned from Deploying SAP S/4HANA in HPE’s Virtual Private Cloud

Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Location: SME Solutions & Partner Innovation: PS602

Presenter:

  • KK Dave, Deloitte Consulting LLP

SAP S/4HANA opened the door for running core SAP applications in the cloud. Hear from an early adopter in the oil and gas industry that chose Hewlett Packard.

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Modernize Professional Services Through Digital Transformation

Time: 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Location: Theater 3

Presenter:

  • Chris Dinkel, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Transact with your customers in new, innovative ways. Simplify business processes, enable new business capabilities and insights, and capture the flexibility you need to compete in the digital economy. Explore the possibilities as Deloitte discusses its transformation journey and how SAP S/4HANA software and the SAP HANA platform played a key role.

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National Grid's Journey to Excellence: HR Payroll Process and System Optimization

Time: 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Location: S320E

Presenters:

  • Kris Khanna, Director, Deloitte
  • Thomas LaVeck, National Grid
  • Yu Chen, Sr. Consultant, Deloitte

This session starts with how a large utility company organized its projects to ensure success in ultimately achieving its defined goal of stabilization and optimization. The session then delves into more details on the implementation and adoption of standard HR Payroll functionality with SAP software, improvement of end-to-end business processes, and lessons learned.

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Office of the CFO: Unlocking the value of emerging technology in the finance function

Time: 1:25 PM - 1:50 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Sam Parikh, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Eric Bramley, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Companies are increasingly looking to realize value from emerging technologies within the finance function, and SAP S/4HANA Finance is well positioned to addresses their business priorities. But, what does this journey look like and why should you take it? Join us to explore the concerns and business priorities of the top finance leaders in North America as gathered through Deloitte’s annual CFO Signals™ survey. Hear case studies about adopting emerging technology within finance and where companies have realized value. Discuss paths to adoption and what practical next steps you can take to begin your journey.

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Process X-ray™: Reducing complexity in business processes

Time: 3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Ashwin Thatte, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Business processes can be complex, making it challenging for companies to streamline operations, increase process efficiency, and drive business value. Even after large-scale ERP investments intended to standardize business processes, the root causes of problems can still be difficult to detect. But not anymore. Process X-ray allows you to see what is really happening within end-to-end business processes based on the actual event data captured in transactional systems. Join us for a live demonstration of how Process X-raycan uncover and illuminate the facts, as well as how this fact-driven approach can be applied to reduce process variability and drive business insights.

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Reimagine Finance for the Digital Age with a Live Business System Strategy

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM

Location: Theater 5

Presenters:

  • John Steele, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Thack Brown, GM, Global Head of Line of Business Finance, SAP

Optimize processes, run on-the-fly analysis, and drive massive simplification with innovative finance technology and services. Hear from SAP’s global head of line-of-business finance solutions on how the SAP S/4HANA Finance solution can become the foundation for a live system strategy.

ROUNDTABLE: What to Expect on Interoperability with SAP Lumira and SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

Time: 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Roundtable 1

Presenters:

  • Cathy Kennedy, Principal Architect, Deloitte Application Studios
  • Ramu Gowda Timma, Product Manager, SAP

Please join us to share, explore, and influence the requirements for smooth transition between SAP Lumira (self-service) and SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio (professional-authored), and vice versa. In this Design Thinking workshop, we will explore the different use cases to leverage the investment and realize the distinct value of each tool.

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SAP Application Modernization and Optimization to SAP S/4HANA– Why, What and How

Time: 11:15 AM - 11:40 AM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Soumya Chakravorty, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

With the digital economy challenging the traditional application landscape, companies must increasingly address SAP platform modernization in their IT roadmaps. Importantly, SAP® S/4HANA is not a “technical upgrade.” It instead requires a holistic reevaluation of current business processes, as well as enabling factors, such as data, user experience, customizations, and architecture. Join us to discuss why you should challenge the status quo, what factors to consider when adopting SAP’s modernization roadmap, and how to develop a business case to support it. Also, discover how Deloitte’s modernization and optimization service can help you in your quest to achieve operational efficiency, realize business benefits and reduce total cost of ownership.

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Trading Up: Strategies and value drivers for deploying global trade management solutions

Time: 12:50 PM - 1:15 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Chris Halloran, Director, Deloitte Tax LLP
  • Yannick Jacques, Partner, Deloitte Belgium

SAP Global Trade Services (GTS) is a mature enterprise solution designed to help organizations manage complex regulatory frameworks for international trade, including tax implications and related compliance operations. Join us to learn why an integrated approach, combining knowledge of functional and technical architectures, international trade regulations and supply chain management, is essential to deploying this solution. Explore what makes implementing SAP GTS unique and why this matters to the success of your project. Examine value drivers and recent trends and learn about SAP GTS and operational data analytics. Discuss the components of a phased, logically sequenced implementation plan.

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Transition to the Cloud, A Different Approach

Time: 2:35 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Rick Herschberg, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

In deciding to move to a cloud-based HR system, organizations face many new choices and challenges beyond what they’ve previously experienced with an on-premise solution. That’s why many are still developing their roadmaps or are in the consideration phase. Join us to learn how Deloitte’s AccessEdge solution can help organizations bridge the transition to the cloud, allowing them to move forward at a manageable pace with minimal disruption to existing systems and processes.

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Unfinished Business: Procuring Direct Materials with Cloud and Core Solutions

Time: 10:40 AM - 11:05 AM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Hernan De la Torre, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

To harness greater process efficiency, speed and visibility, organizations are turning to the power of advanced cloud solutions like SAP Ariba to source and procure direct materials. Learn how innovative preconfigured accelerators and demonstrated leading practices can help your organization respond to this supply chain imperative.

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What happens when you free up resource capacities in SAP S/4HANA systems?

Time: 2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Alex Gruener, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting GmbH

SAP S/4HANA already packs a powerful punch, but it’s possible to free up new resource capacities in its existing in-memory data fabric. That can mean faster response and processing times—more than 200% faster for high-load analytics applications. Processor, memory and power consumption can be dramatically reduced as well. That has big implications for addressing a host of business issues, from data warehousing and analytics to planning and optimization—and beyond. Learn how Deloitte is using the method of “logical scalability of high-load analytics applications” to introduce major enhancements to HANA via its In-Time software: How to Tune the In-Memory Data Fabric.

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Sessions on May 19

Becoming an Insight-Driven Organization

Time: 10:40 AM - 11:05 AM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Chris Dinkel, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Successful businesses run on insight. They are passionate about analytics and able to translate data into intelligence that fuels decision making. But there's a difference between selectively using insights to inform decisions and becoming an Insight-Driven Organization (IDO) – one that generates and acts upon insights everywhere across the business. IDOs make smart, collaborative, transparent decisions that generate value and create competitive advantage. Join SAP HANA leader Chris Dinkel, as he discusses qualities and outlines a powerful, integrative framework that for embedding analysis into core processes, data and reasoning into your organization's DNA, predicting the future and digital engagement of business users - could revolutionize the way we run our businesses.

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Carpenter: Sharing How SAP S/4HANA Unlocks the Power of Data Simplification

Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: S331D

Presenters:

  • Shri Krishna Pathak, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Mike Enstrom, Carpenter Technology Corporation

Carpenter will share how SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management can simplify business processes and provide better User Experience via simplified master data approach: 1) Business partner allows central management of vendor and customer master data. 2) Material number field length extended to 40 characters. 3) Material type SERV allows efficient service management.

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Earn More Revenue in Less Time and Accelerate Time to Value

Time: 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Location: SME Solutions and Partner Innovation PS604

Presenter:

  • Derek Maak, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Invest in a solid foundation for your digital transformation, one that supports a variety of digital offerings right from the start, such as usage based, subscription based, leasing, bandwidth, and customer category. See Deloitte’s preconfigured accelerator for projects involving SAP software for billing, revenue, and innovation management.

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Enable Smarter Decision-Making On the Go for Travel and Expenses

Time: 11:15 AM - 11:40 AM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Krishna Pathak, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

In today’s busy world, traveling on business can be tough. Add monitoring travel expenses and keeping track of receipts, and business travel becomes even more challenging—both those who are traveling and for those who have to approve the supporting documentation. Join us to explore the benefits of end-to-end travel and expense solutions that automate processes and provide mobility. Plus, learn how Concur can help control travel costs, reduce travelers’ time spent on administrative tasks, and facilitate corporate compliance.

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Expanded B2B and B2C Ahead: Accelerating commerce channels

Time: 2:45 PM - 3:10 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Pete Sedivy, Principal, Deloitte Digital
  • Paul do Forno, Director, Deloitte Digital

Both B2C and B2B commerce have grown significantly over the last few years and key indicators suggest this growth will continue. As this trend gains momentum, companies increasingly must adapt or be left behind. The challenges are not only technical but also cultural, with businesses needing to consider the customer experience, organizational structure and the pace of change. Join subject-matter specialists from Deloitte Digital, who will share lessons learned from their first-hand experiences in helping clients expedite their SAP Hybris transformations.

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Get moving! Accelerated Migration of Data in SAP Deployments

Time: 1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Ravi Sridharan, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Amit Mittal, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Data is central to transforming your business with SAP® S/4HANA since it is intrinsically linked to every business process and it dictates the information available for game-changing decision-making. Speed is of the essence. In order to gain competitive advantage, data transition not only needs to be of high quality but also has to happen quickly. A challenge of such proportions can only be met by using accelerators and a demonstrated methodology that is deeply rooted in the discipline of data that is built on business process and industry best practices. Deloitte’s Data Accelerator for SAP S/4HANA (D-DASH) is an all-encompassing solution that gets you moving from day one. Join us for demonstrations of real-life data challenges and innovative solutions for accelerating data migration. process and it dictates the information available for game-changing decision-making. Speed is of the essence. In order to gain competitive advantage, data transition not only needs to be of high quality but also has to happen quickly. A challenge of such proportions can only be met by using accelerators and a demonstrated methodology that is deeply rooted in the discipline of data. Deloitte’s Data Accelerator for SAP S/4HANA (D-DASH) is an all-encompassing solution that gets you moving from day one. Join us for demonstrations of real-life data challenges and innovative solutions for accelerating data migration.

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Improve Patient Outcomes with a Drug-Safety Insights Application

Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

Location: Partner and SME Solutions Topic Area PS605

Presenter:

  • Aditya Kudumala, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Generate insights and inform decisions with data mined from complex, disparate data sets to improve patient safety. Explore how Deloitte provides a unified experience for regulatory reporting and advanced analytics across operational, clinical, and scientific data with a hosted and managed drug-safety application.

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More Revenue in Less Time: Accelerating time to value in monetizing digital offerings

Time: 11:50 AM - 12:15 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Curt Knudsen, Specialist Senior, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Amit Agrawal, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Derek Maak, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Companies are increasingly looking for ways to monetize their digital product offerings, and Deloitte’s pre-configured Hybris Billing, Revenue & Innovation Management (BRIM) solution has been designed to do just that. It provides a scalable foundation for your digital transformation and supports a variety of digital offerings right from the start, including consumption or usage-based, subscription-based, leasing, bandwidth/QoS, customer category, and more. The accelerator has been designed to jump-start projects while minimizing risk. Join us to explore the leading-edge capabilities of the solution and learn how it can help you monetize your digital offerings faster, potentially reducing implementation timelines by up to 60 percent.

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Putting a Modern Twist on Enterprise Performance Management

Time: 2:10 PM - 2:35 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Neal Steffin, Specialist Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Over the past decade, many organizations have implemented solutions to access Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) capabilities, such as financial planning, consolidations, and analytics. With recent improvements in product offerings, now is a good time to revisit these legacy solutions and consider how to modernize your EPM environment. Join us to explore some of the robust SAP solutions on the market today and how they might be able to better address your business needs. You’ll also learn about EPM solutions of the future and where they are heading.

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Reducing Warehouse and Operations costs while implementing SAP HANA

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: S310A

Presenters:

  • Chip Kleinheksel, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Christopher LaFaire, Sr Director, Business Relationship Management, IT, National DCP

National DCP is the sole wholesale Distributor for Dunkin Brands. We are implementing SAP across our distribution centers and need to reduce operating costs while we deploy SAP HANA. By establishing a global template for our distribution centers we are able to deploy SAP faster and focus on process improvement which have helped us reduce costs.

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ROUNDTABLE: How Might SAP Make it Easier to Adopt SAP Lumira?

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Location: Roundtable 2

Presenters:

  • Cathy Kennedy, Principal Architect, Deloitte Application Studios
  • Ramu Gowda Timma, Product Manager, SAP

SAP is looking for ideas on how we might help you drive adoption of SAP Lumira software in your organization with enhancements in core investment themes for SAP Lumira (for example, agility, trust, and scale). Please join us in this design thinking workshop to explore and influence the key requirements.

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Software-Defined-Everything Approach to Digital Transformation

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Cisco Booth #234

Presenters:

  • Praveen Mayalur, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Pavan Srivastava, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

As companies embark on digital transformation using SAP® S/4HANA, Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, they are leveraging the latest technologies from SAP, such as SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA and the SAP IoT platform. However, powerful solutions like these need to be deployed correctly, efficiently, and in a controlled manner in order to meet exacting requirements for performance, security, governance and auditability. To help companies meet these requirements, Deloitte, SAP and Cisco have collaborated in using the latest software-defined-everything technologies on programmable infrastructure. Join us to hear how their technical co-innovations can help you accelerate your digital transformation and build correctly sized, highly secure, reliable and auditable SAP S/4HANA, IoT and Big Data solutions.

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Trading Up: Strategies and value drivers for deploying global trade management solutions

Time: 4:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Chris Halloran, Director, Deloitte Tax LLP
  • Yannick Jacques, Partner, Deloitte Belgium

SAP Global Trade Services (GTS) is a mature enterprise solution designed to help organizations manage complex regulatory frameworks for international trade, including tax implications and related compliance operations. Join us to learn why an integrated approach, combining knowledge of functional and technical architectures, international trade regulations and supply chain management, is essential to deploying this solution. Explore what makes implementing SAP GTS unique and why this matters to the success of your project. Examine value drivers and recent trends and learn about SAP GTS and operational data analytics. Discuss the components of a phased, logically sequenced implementation plan.

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Transform the Business Traveler Experience with the Cloud

Time: 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM

Location: Lines of Business Topic Area 8

Presenter:

  • Krishna Pathak, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Manage the full spectrum of travel and expense processes to optimize compliance and auditing. Offer business travelers the best possible experience using cloud solutions from Concur. Build an efficient architecture with plug-and-play integration of SAP solutions.

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Transfer Pricing and Parallel Evaluation in SAP S/4HANA Finance 1511

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: S320A

Presenter:

  • Kumar Piraviperumal, Specialist Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Outline the related processes, gaps and how to implement them. How S/4HANA Finance allows to you to track the profitability for all steps of the value chain for both legal and management transfer prices using the cross- company/ cross-plant costing solution. Compare the features of the solution using Materials Ledger , IBP, and GRIR modules.

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Transform Financial Planning with Predictive Analytics

Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Location: SME Solutions & Partner Innovation: PS605

Presenter:

  • Mitch Morris, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Experience a new level of forecast accuracy and business value for your organization. Understand how to develop a financial planning solution by using the predictive analytics library for the SAP HANA platform together with SAP solutions for enterprise performance management.

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Total Procurement: Cloud and on-premise integrated

Time: 3:55 PM - 4:20 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenters:

  • Hernan De la Torre, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Rahul Raj, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Organizations continue to rethink their procurement landscapes, particularly as innovations in SAP Ariba and S/4HANA outpace the capabilities of SAP SRM, SRM-SUS, and SAP eSourcing. Learn how S/4HANA and SAP Ariba capabilities can seamlessly integrate to redefine how procurement can support your overall supply chain objectives.

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Transition to the cloud, a different approach

Time: 3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Rick Herschberg, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

In deciding to move to a cloud-based HR system, organizations face many new choices and challenges beyond what they’ve previously experienced with an on-premise solution. That’s why many are still developing their roadmaps or are in the consideration phase. Join us to learn how Deloitte’s AccessEdge solution can help organizations bridge the transition to the cloud, allowing them to move forward at a manageable pace with minimal disruption to existing systems and processes.

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Unlock Enterprise Value using Deloitte Exponential Supply Chain

Time: 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Location: Deloitte Booth #205

Presenter:

  • Ryan Szostek, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Find out how to leverage the new features, simplification, and real-time insights of SAP® S/4HANA Enterprise Management to improve supply chain processes within your organization. Get the full picture of how supply chain planning solutions such as IBP, APO and supply chain execution solutions such as EWM, TM and GTS integrate with the digital core S/4HANA Enterprise Management. See how advanced features in the new solution can be combined with Fiori and other advanced analytics to allow managers to focus on making the right business decisions rather than “fighting fires.” Learn leading practices regarding when and how to migrate to S/4HANA Enterprise Management and how Deloitte’s experience can help you realize more value from your investment through accelerated delivery, improved process efficiency and enhanced productivity.

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