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Supply chain strategy and transformation

Bill King, SAP
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Panzacola H-3

Advanced capabilities and functionality to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your supply chain are at your fingertips. Get a firsthand look into SAP’s full portfolio of digital logistics solutions and its vision for supply chain execution convergence for today and beyond. Take a guided tour to ... More »

Sridhar Gururaj, PwC
Friday, November 30, 2018
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Panzacola H-2

Get a feel for how supply chain leaders harness digital capabilities, analytics, and interconnected processes in the digital SAP S/4HANA core and SAP Leonardo to identify bottlenecks, make real-time decisions, and refer to a single source of truth resulting in on-time launches time and again. Attend to ... More »

Sean Elliffe, Reveal
Thursday, November 29, 2018
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Panzacola H-1

Explore how a process-aligned team can achieve value to the bottom line by significantly reducing inventories and operational costs, while simultaneously increasing service levels to customers. This session helps existing SAP implementations focus on an organization’s structural changes and the daily governance routines that drive the cultural changes needed to optimize tangible business value using current functionality. Examine a sound and proven change management methodology that drives sustained changes and an integrated supply chain. Attend for lessons to: More »

Martin Rowan, Reveal
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Panzacola H-1

Building a competitive edge in a world-class supply chain requires collaboration, decision making, and most importantly, discipline. Learn what you can do to prepare your supply chain for new technologies like SAP S/4HANA and SAP Leonardo. Learn how to use your SAP system to establish collaborative operations and product delivery improvements while reducing costs across the end-to-end supply chain. Attend this session to ... More »

Martin Barkman, SAP
Thursday, November 29, 2018
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Sebastian L-1

Planning processes are transforming from being manual and sequential to more synchronized and automated. Modern business planning software enables an agile planning process that recognizes and learns to adapt to shifting demand and supply behaviors with machine learning technology. Join this session to understand SAP’s current and future direction for digital business planning software as a platform for innovation, that helps to ... More »

Klaus Brettschneider, Linx-AS
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sebastian I-4

Learn what is behind the “digital twin” buzzword and how the concept of a virtual representation can be used to digitize business processes for internal collaboration through the supply chain. Hear about experiences with companies that have used SAP Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM) to build the foundation for digital twins with modules like Product Structure Management, Specification Database, and Visual Enterprise. Attend to ... More »

Steven Crooke, Reveal
Thursday, November 29, 2018
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Sebastian L-2

Getting your supply chain to be a proactive, responsive living thing requires a multi-pronged approach to fix every aspect of your organization that contributes to, and benefits from, its operation. This session will highlight existing supply chain problems that companies face, proven multi-faceted approaches to fixing them, and the organizational impacts that will result. Attend this session to ... More »

Richard Kirker, SAP
Thursday, November 29, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Panzacola H-3

Join this session to examine the latest trends and future possibilities in warehousing and fulfillment, and hear firsthand how SAP is evolving and creating tools to meet the challenges of the digital age. Attend this session to take full advantage of new technologies as you ... More »

Lars Olson, SAP
Thursday, November 29, 2018
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Panzacola H-2

Attend this session to gain valuable insights into how a digital twin strategy can enable a collaborative, end-to-end digital transformation from inception, design, procurement, engineering, production, and logistics through maintenance and service to end of life. See how other companies use virtual product and asset data for next-generation business processes. Join to... More »

Marco de Vries, OpenText
Friday, November 30, 2018
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Sebastian I-3

Digital transformation in the supply chain can enable your business to be more agile and nimble, but it also strains IT to keep up with the demands of business—while maintaining information security and compliance. This session will introduce how transformative technologies such as IoT, AI, and Blockchain, can drive new supply chain value while empowering IT to champion business growth. Learn how to create your intelligent and connected supply chain. Attend to... More »

Dr. Marcell Vollmer, SAP
Thursday, November 29, 2018
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Sebastian L-1

Artificial intelligence is quickly having an impact on the global competitive landscape, but many business leaders still don't fully understand how AI will impact their businesses. Attend this session to get an update on the current state of AI and to learn what business and IT leaders must do — and must avoid — to exploit the technology. In this session, you will... More »

Moderator: Victoria Brown, IDC
Panelists: Paul Walborsky, AI Reverie; Amit Sinha, Deloitte

Friday, November 30, 2018
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Sebastian L-1

Early artificial intelligence successes have focused heavily on marketing, product management, and customer engagement. However, supply chain management has quickly become one of the fastest growing AI use cases. Attend this expert-led panel to hear how companies are introducing AI and machine learning applications to their logistics processes, which data challenges they face, and what technical hurdles they encounter. You will explore... More »

Pedro Alves, Ople AI
Friday, November 30, 2018
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Sebastian L-1

Business cases for AI projects are complex to develop because the costs and benefits can be more difficult to predict than for most other IT projects. AI projects include additional layers of complexity and unpredictability not found in other technology development. This interactive workshop will examine how AI projects differ and will provide a road map for building a successful business case. Attend this workshop to... More »

Jamie Larsen, EY
Dominic Venieri, EY

Thursday, November 29, 2018
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Sebastian I-3

The digital disruption era is forcing companies to reinvent themselves and become agile to sustain, adapt, and grow. During this session, you’ll gain insight into the 3 disrupters predicted to converge across all industries, transforming customer business and operating models. Attend to... More »