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Emerging Technologies: AI, IoT, Blockchain, and SAP Leonardo

Chen Zur, EY
Thursday, November 29, 2018
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Sebastian L-2

With all of the buzzwords flying around, it can be difficult to separate blockchain hype from business reality. Join this foundational session to understand the fundamental concepts of the distributed ledger, relevant blockchain terminology, and real-world blockchain use cases. By attending, you will ... More »

Merlin Yamssi, SAP Labs
Friday, November 30, 2018
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Panzacola H-1

Are you interested in the Internet of Things (IoT), but unsure where to start? In this session, SAP will provide expertise and knowledge on how best to determine the appropriate strategy when getting started with the Internet of Things. Join this session to address some of your most pressing questions, such as ... 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 »

Merlin Yamssi, SAP Labs
Thursday, November 29, 2018
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Panzacola H-3

This session examines how connected infrastructures enable improved services and drive more efficient and cost-effective operations, such as maintenance, project management, manufacturing integration and intelligence, and risk mitigation. Attend to discover how to gather raw data from sensors across the connected infrastructure operation, generate meaningful insights, and deliver business outcomes. You will also ... 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 »

Bill King, SAP
Thursday, November 29, 2018
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Panzacola H-2

Attend this session to see how you can leverage SAP solutions for digital logistics to help achieve efficient collaboration and advanced insights based on the Internet of Things (IoT) and enhanced connectivity between multiple participants of your logistics network. By attending this session, you will ... More »

Saroop Reddy Chidirala, Deloitte
Thursday, November 29, 2018
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Panzacola H-1

Join this session to learn how to implement and integrate SAP Yard Logistics 2.0 within your existing SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) landscape. Understand how optimal yard management allows better customer service, throughput, and use of logistics assets. Attend this session to ... More »

Hari Sonnenahalli, NIMBL
Friday, November 30, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sebastian L-2

Supply chain executives face challenges to innovate and create a digital business to deliver real-time insight, fulfill their business needs, and adapt quickly. Technologies to accomplish these are available, but it can be difficult to identify which one to use to solve a specific problem. Attend this session to see how technologies for machine learning, IoT, blockchain, analytics, and Big Data can be leveraged using SAP Leonardo to optimize supply chain and production operations. You will also ... 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 »

Pushkar Ranjan, SAP Labs
Friday, November 30, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Panzacola H-1

Are your operations personnel struggling to interact with numerous IoT applications and business processes? Bring your business operations together into a single collaborative and persona-centric work environment. Spot deviations and abnormal situations by gaining operational and business context. Enhance productivity by directing people and things collaboratively with actionable guidance and intelligent decision making. Attend this session 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 »

Rakesh Gunda, Deloitte
Thursday, November 29, 2018
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Sebastian L-1

Machine learning applications work best when large amounts of Big Data are available. The more facets the data covers, the faster the algorithms can learn and improve their predictive analyses. Restrictions on the access of data may limit the potential effectiveness of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. Attend this session to learn how data privacy regulations such as the GDPR can impact machine learning and how enterprise software such as SAP can be used to drive more efficient, compliant machine learning functionalities. In this session, you will... More »

Paul Walborsky, AI Reverie
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Sebastian L-1

The success of deep learning, a way to approach machine learning, has brought an insatiable hunger for data. However, data at scale is often proprietary, expensive, and laborious to prepare manually. One way to meet these challenges is by using synthetic data — data created in virtual worlds rather than collected from the real world — to train machine learning algorithms. In this session, you will... More »

Scott Lundstrom, IDC
Thursday, November 29, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sebastian L-1

By 2019, 40% of digital transformation (DX) initiatives will be supported by cognitive/AI capabilities. AI is poised to transform next-generation IT across the enterprise. Every role in the transformed organization will be impacted by AI’s ability to inform, augment, and automate decision making. In this session, Scott Lundstrom, IDC Group Vice President and General Manager, will set the stage by sharing industry implications that will impact IT professionals over the next five years. More »

Moderators: Lynne Dunbrack, IDC; Victoria Brown, IDC
Panelist: Cindy Elliott, ESRI

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

E-commerce is increasing exponentially across the globe and many analysts and experts predict IoT solutions will be an effective way to manage this growth. This expert-led panel will address the latest developments in the IoT for supply chain and logistics. Explore how IoT is impacting supply chain processes today and what impact it will have on the future of worldwide logistics. By attending this discussion, you will... 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 »

Amit Sinha, Deloitte
Thursday, November 29, 2018
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Sebastian L-3

Artificial intelligence (AI) applications are revolutionizing the supply chain by automating repetitive tasks and adding value to the crucial decisions that impact revenue and profit. This session explores the tools being used and the key use cases that are proving to be the most valuable to supply chain processes. In this session, you will... More »

Daniel Settanni, TruQua Enterprises
Friday, November 30, 2018
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Sebastian I-3

Many, if not most, organizations are using Machine Learning in one way or another and as comfort grows, so do the use cases. One of these is the use of Machine Learning to support strategic decision making and the potential is massive. For example, the increased strategic potential of understanding the cause(s) of freight transit delays rather than simply predicting the delays themselves is almost immeasurable. Join this session to learn what strategic AI is and how it can help your organization make better decisions, as you explore... More »

Daniel Settanni, TruQua Enterprises
Thursday, November 29, 2018
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Sebastian I-3

At every level of the organization, analysts are constantly searching for more accurate ways to predict the future. Machine Learning offers elegant solutions to time series problems like demand forecasting once you know how to manage the added complexity of time dependence. In this session, learn the fundamentals, then get some practical experience by stepping through a real-world example of time series Machine Learning in action. Attend to learn... More »

James Wester, IDC
Friday, November 30, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sebastian L-1

The noise surrounding blockchain has become deafening, but beyond the hype is a technology that promises to change the way enterprise software is delivered. Across verticals and markets, distributed ledger and blockchain technologies offer something truly disruptive. This session, presented by IDC Research Director, James Wester, will look at blockchain, the size of the market, and the use cases for this exciting new technology. More »