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SAP HANA and SAP S/4HANA

Jesper Christensen, MethodSys Consulting

Attend this session to explore alternative approaches to implementing SAP BW/4HANA and get practical guidelines for how to determine the best path for your organization. You will explore ... More »

Dr. Jordan Cao, SAP

Learn how to get more from your SAP HANA investment, uncover hidden treasures in your data center, and innovate without constraints with SAP HANA, enterprise edition, the business data platform for the intelligent enterprise. Attend to find out how to ... More »

Sai Jaddu, Deloitte

Gain an understanding of your options for SAP HANA cloud migration and critical considerations to keep in mind to optimize your migration and reduce the TCO. Get a detailed analysis of the pros and cons of moving to the cloud and how the performance of SAP HANA changes with a move to the cloud. Attend to ... More »

Adrian Egger, Ypsomed

Learn how Ypsomed — a global developer and manufacturer of injection and infusion systems for self-medication and a renowned diabetes specialist — is transitioning to a modern central data warehouse on SAP BW/4HANA on an existing SAP HANA database. Understand why a greenfield approach was chosen, and explore key elements of the project plan — along with technical challenges — including how the company ... More »

Jonathan Haun, Enowa

Learn what to expect when planning and executing an SAP HANA 2.0 upgrade or implementation and understand new functionality that will impact the process and key requirements to take into account. Attendees will explore .. More »

Chase Burns, SAP

Based on the SAP Chief Customer Office’s SAP HANA Ambassador Team’s experiences helping over 950 customers go live and become successful with SAP HANA solutions, this session will help you understand the keys to success when starting your SAP HANA innovation journey. Explore lessons learned and get key best practices, including ... More »

Michael Pytel, NIMBL

This session focuses on the SAP customer running any version of SAP ERP with plans to upgrade and migrate to SAP S/4HANA in the coming months. Get answers to common questions like, “What version should I plan on moving to?” “What will my technical landscape look like?” and “What will be the most efficient way to manage change during the upgrade project?” You will... More »

Rajesh Gupta, Deloitte

Attend this session to gain an expert and practical guidance on possible deployment scenarios and architecture considerations for an SAP S/4HANA 1809 greenfield or brownfield implementation. Break down the architecture into understandable components and learn cost-saving steps you can take when designing your SAP landscape. You will ... More »

James Prins, LANXESS Solutions

SAP customers have multiple options to choose from when moving from R/3 to SAP S/4HANA. This presentation covers the “upgrade” option chosen by LANXESS Solutions (a division of LANXESS, a global specialty chemicals company with approximately 19,200 employees in 25 countries) to move from SAP ECC 6.0 EhP4 to SAP S/4HANA 1605 and the challenges encountered along the way. Delve into key decision points lessons around sizing, execution, testing, and data conversion, and explore ... More »

Bruce Labbate, Protiviti

The migration from legacy SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA involves a number of complex changes or “simplifications” to the underlying database objects. These changes are due to SAP’s redesign of core SAP ECC tables to take advantage of SAP HANA’s capabilities, and they provide new development and optimization opportunities. These modifications can also be confusing, involving consolidation and elimination of objects and new compatibility views leveraging core data services (CDS). Attend this session to ... More »

Moderator: Sven Krause, EY
Panelists: Mark Caporini, Tapestry; Norman Ruppert, Callaway Golf; Ross Wilson, McKesson; Sarah Wurl, Mallinckrodt

Whether you are evaluating SAP HANA, planning to implement, or on the deployment path, you cannot afford to miss this opportunity to hear directly from customers who have deployed SAP HANA and experienced the process from planning through execution and roll out. This insightful discussion will... More »

Mike Galbraith, ThoughtFocus
Phil Luna, ThoughtFocus

Listen in as industry experts share their insights from prior SAP S/4HANA deployments and learn more about the challenges and choices when upgrading to SAP S/4HANA. We will present the practical pros and cons of stepping your way incrementally into a full SAP S/4HANA transformation and reducing your risk along the way. Explore some of the technical upgrade benefits, including... More »

Michael Kummer, Xiting

In this session, you will learn why a migration to S/4HANA often involves a role remediation project. Plus, we will demonstrate how you can expedite the migration of SAP roles and authorizations to SAP S/4HANA by leveraging automation tools. More »

Rafi Kretchmer, Panaya

Change is constant and keeping your ERP agile before and after transitioning to S/4HANA is critical to business. Learn how global enterprises continue to manage risk free change before transitioning and implement change management strategies to ensure risk-free impact to business processes once on S/4HANA. Hear how these companies implement change automation and risk-based testing to identify and every object, direct/indirect and standard/custom, that is being impacted by SAP transports for quality implementation. More »

Deepak Bhatter, NTT DATA Services, Inc.
Ravi Puri, NTT DATA Services, Inc.

Join this session to learn how to create an Intelligent Enterprise Roadmap along with SAP S/4HANA deployment. Tie specific IIKs for process transformation for specific business outcomes. Identify low hanging IIKs for your S/4HANA, and review real world customer case studies. More »

Meredithe Mainquist, NetApp
Piyush Ghelani, Edge Consulting

As the Global Healthcare Providers data exploded, their scale up system grew out of control and many appliances became unmanageable. Hear how they upgraded to SAP HANA, consolidated 12 appliances into a 6 node scale out TDI deployment, significantly reduced database restore times, and optimized performance for the new system. Additionally, toward the end of the project they decided to utilize public cloud for backup storage, and this was accommodated as well. Gain valuable insight from McKesson’s experience, including... More »