Are you interested in learning about 2023's trends in the world of SAP? Then attending SAP Insider's upcoming conference could be the perfect opportunity for you!
With a wide range of sessions covering various aspects of SAP technology and business practices, this event has something for everyone. In this blog post, we'll provide a sample agenda for the conference, highlighting some of the sessions we think you won't want to miss. Whether you're new to SAP or a seasoned veteran, this conference will provide valuable insights and actionable takeaways to help you succeed in your SAP-related endeavours. So, without further ado, let's dive into the sample agenda!
10:30 to 11:10 AM: Protect Your Business with a Risk-Resilient and Sustainable Supply Chain
This session will teach you how to effectively manage and reduce business risk by optimizing your supply chain, which is crucial for the success of your business. A well-functioning supply chain can positively impact various aspects of your business, from sales to finance, while a poorly managed one can lead to significant risks and operational difficulties. Additionally, the session will cover how a digital supply chain can help you meet sustainability mandates.
2:30 PM to 3:10 PM: Procurement in Time of Inflation and Shortage
With traditional power dynamics shifting and the need for external integration becoming more critical, companies must find new approaches and technologies to succeed. The session will explore the history of procurement and how companies can improve visibility into their supply chains to mitigate the impact of Black Swans. Attendees will also learn about Intelligent Spend solutions from SAP and how they combine with the SAP Business Network to help procurement leaders retool and navigate today's uncertainties. With real-world use cases, this session offers valuable insights for anyone looking to enhance their supply chain strategies.
4:30 PM to 4:50 PM: Impact20: Security Considerations for SAP S/4HANA Implementations
In this session, attendees gained valuable insights into organizations' security challenges as they implement SAP S/4HANA and migrate to the cloud. Speakers from AWS, Onapsis, and Capgemini discussed the importance of a Security-led Cloud Migration (SLCM) service specifically designed to help customers avoid security issues that can slow down a migration project. They also provided useful information on identifying SAP application vulnerabilities and understanding their business impact, managing change to prevent outages and disruptions, and integrating with leading SIEMs and ticketing systems for automated governance. With potential disastrous financial and reputational losses, this session emphasized the critical importance of security and compliance in cloud migrations.
10:30 – 11:10 AM: 3M Adopts SAP Change Automation to Improve Speed & Efficiency
3M, a global industrial, safety, and consumer product manufacturer, implemented a global instance of SAP but realized their legacy change management tool was ineffective and cumbersome. To overcome this challenge, they adopted advanced SAP change automation, which resulted in faster delivery of business-critical change, increased efficiency, and reduced the risk of business disruption. The company executes changes across multiple SAP systems, integrates SAP with Jira for end-to-end change management, and guarantees analysis and governance of every change. This approach has helped 3M reduce downtime, accelerate project delivery, cut costs, and reduce risk.
11:30 – 12:10: AP Automation: What, Why and How?
Manual touchpoints can increase the time it takes to process invoices, resulting in unhappy suppliers. Many companies are looking for automated solutions to streamline their accounts payable processes. However, it can be difficult to make a decision about which solutions are the best fit for your organization.
In this session, you will learn AP automation's what, why, and how. You will also receive useful guidelines to help you choose the best AP automation tool for your organization and develop an ROI to obtain management approval. Additionally, you'll learn how to create a roadmap for 3-5 years to demonstrate total cost savings.
11:30 – 12:10: Case Study: The Leprino Foods Supply Chain Journey from ECC to SAP S/4HANA
In this session, Leprino Foods shares its experience and lessons learned during the transition from SAP ECC to SAP S4/HANA for its supply chain. The presentation highlights the reasons behind the decision to make a move and the key benefits they have experienced. Attendees will gain insights into Leprino Food's next steps as the company continues its journey to EWM and beyond. This session is ideal for organizations that are considering or in the process of moving from ECC to SAP S4/HANA.
Set Yourself Up for Success
The sessions highlighted in this blog are not to be missed for companies that want to thrive in a challenging business environment. Attending these sessions will teach you about innovative solutions that can help you reduce costs, streamline processes, and increase efficiency.
With the economic downturn caused by the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's more critical than ever to adopt technology that can help you weather the storm. We're excited to see the impact these sessions will have on companies looking to stay competitive and succeed in today's business landscape.
We would hate to see you lose out on the opportunity to learn about the latest solutions and trends in the industry - register for these sessions today.
If you can't attend, we encourage you to join us for our SAP Insider recap, where we share some of our most shocking learnings from the event.