Strategy Talks

Strategy Talks

Hear about what's next, from SAP executive leadership.

Top Topics You Need to Know to Be Your Organization's UX Hero with SAP
Tuesday, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

SAP has received external awards for design excellence, yet we recognize challenges remain for customers to realize these experiences. Come see tangible examples of how customers engage with SAP through SAP Fiori 2.0, SAP Fiori Cloud, SAP Fiori for iOS, SAP Screen Personas, Build, SAP Web IDE, and design services. We will discuss strategies to reduce deployment complexity, success recipes for existing landscapes, and using design to empower your role in your company’s digital transformation.

Sam Yen, Strategy Talks

Sam Yen

Chief Design Officer, SAP

Irfan Khan, Strategy Talks

Irfan Khan

GM and Global Head, Database & Data Management, SAP


SAP HANA Platform: Making Business Faster, Simpler, Smarter

Tuesday, 2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

The digital economy has changed business, with technology and society evolving faster than organizations can adapt. As a digital leader, SAP continues to innovate on the SAP HANA platform, from application development, cloud integration, business context, IoT, and Big Data scenarios, to the next-generation data warehouse. In this session, we will show how our platform strategy, along with our latest innovations, can help customers make their digital transformation a reality.

Reinventing Business with IoT
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

The Internet of Things (IoT) changes how products are made, distributed, and serviced, a fundamental aspect of digital transformation. New technologies will drive this change, as will the proliferation of data available from devices and machines, analyzed in exciting new ways, giving clear outcomes and changing business processes. Join Tanja Rueckert EVP, Digital Assets and IoT to learn how SAP is helping customers drive their digital transformation with IoT.

Tanja Rueckert, Strategy Talks

Tanja Rueckert

EVP LoB Digital Assets and IoT, SAP

Jayne Landry, Strategy Talks

Jayne Landry

Global VP and GM, Business Intelligence, SAP

Juergen Hagedorn, Strategy Talks

Juergen Hagedorn

VP Product Management, Analytics, SAP SE


Analytics Innovations That Deliver Real-Time Insight

Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Businesses are faced with significant challenges in this rapidly changing world. As companies strive to provide the best products and services at a faster time-to-market, enterprise digitization is rewriting the rules of competition. Boardrooms now rely upon their live business to make decisions across the organization. Join us as we demonstrate how innovations in SAP BusinessObjects Analytics are enabling companies to reimagine their business and prepare for the digital world.


Digital Transformation: an Integration Viewpoint

Wednesday, 10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Many trends drive digital transformation and the digital economy impacts our lives greatly. To make digital work, create value for your customer & innovate a business model, all technologies & assets must work together and in new ways. Digital isn’t about one technology, but about multiple digital assets that were never designed to work together and making them work. That’s the definition of integration. See how SAP's holistic integration strategy is the fabric to unlock digital transformation.

Sindhu Gangadharan, Strategy Talks

Sindhu Gangadharan

VP and Head of Product Management, HANA Cloud Integration, SAP

Dean Curtis, Strategy Talks

Dean Curtis

Technical and Developer Strategy Lead, WW Enterprise, Apple

Thorsten Stephan, Strategy Talks

Thorsten Stephan

VP, Industry Cloud Mobility, Development and Product Management, SAP


Apple and SAP: Transforming the Way We Work

Wednesday, Noon–1:00 p.m.

Mobility is the face of the digital world. Mobile apps are necessary to fully realize the benefit of digital technologies. More and more powerful capabilities are embedded in mobile devices. This, along with a rich history of interaction, gives users contextual information exactly where they need it. Join this session to hear the strategy and direction provided with the Apple and SAP partnership to deliver a unique experience to the user.

Pioneering Game-Changing Solutions
Wednesday, 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

Jürgen Müller, SAP's chief innovation officer, presents how latest technologies and business models will shape the future of SAP. Across the company and with his unit, the Innovation Center Network, he scouts trends and pioneers new markets with an entrepreneurial mindset. He talks about how to grow early ideas to new businesses, discusses how SAP is embracing and advancing new innovations like Machine Learning or Blockchain, and shows what the future of enterprise applications will look like.

 Jürgen Müller, Strategy Talks

Jürgen Müller

Chief Innovation Officer and Head of SAP Innovation Center Network, SAP

Your Journey into the Digital Age – Adopting SAP S/4HANA
Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

From here to digital – but how? Companies need to meet the challenge of moving towards digitization. The transition to SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP from SAP, is made easy. Whether you’re starting as a net-new implementation or digitizing an existing SAP software landscape, we have a robust portfolio of services to help you define your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Functional solution extensions can be realized using SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP and partners already have solutions available.

 
 

From here to digital – but how? Companies need to meet the challenge of moving towards digitization. The transition to SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP from SAP, is made easy. Whether you’re starting as a net-new implementation or digitizing an existing SAP software landscape, we have a robust portfolio of services to help you define your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Functional solution extensions can be realized using SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP and partners already have solutions available.

 
 

From here to digital – but how? Companies need to meet the challenge of moving towards digitization. The transition to SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP from SAP, is made easy. Whether you’re starting as a net-new implementation or digitizing an existing SAP software landscape, we have a robust portfolio of services to help you define your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Functional solution extensions can be realized using SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP and partners already have solutions available.

 
 

From here to digital – but how? Companies need to meet the challenge of moving towards digitization. The transition to SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP from SAP, is made easy. Whether you’re starting as a net-new implementation or digitizing an existing SAP software landscape, we have a robust portfolio of services to help you define your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Functional solution extensions can be realized using SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP and partners already have solutions available.

 
 

From here to digital – but how? Companies need to meet the challenge of moving towards digitization. The transition to SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP from SAP, is made easy. Whether you’re starting as a net-new implementation or digitizing an existing SAP software landscape, we have a robust portfolio of services to help you define your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Functional solution extensions can be realized using SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP and partners already have solutions available.

 
 

From here to digital – but how? Companies need to meet the challenge of moving towards digitization. The transition to SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP from SAP, is made easy. Whether you’re starting as a net-new implementation or digitizing an existing SAP software landscape, we have a robust portfolio of services to help you define your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Functional solution extensions can be realized using SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP and partners already have solutions available.

 
 

From here to digital – but how? Companies need to meet the challenge of moving towards digitization. The transition to SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP from SAP, is made easy. Whether you’re starting as a net-new implementation or digitizing an existing SAP software landscape, we have a robust portfolio of services to help you define your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Functional solution extensions can be realized using SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP and partners already have solutions available.

 
 

From here to digital – but how? Companies need to meet the challenge of moving towards digitization. The transition to SAP S/4HANA, the next-generation ERP from SAP, is made easy. Whether you’re starting as a net-new implementation or digitizing an existing SAP software landscape, we have a robust portfolio of services to help you define your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Functional solution extensions can be realized using SAP HANA Cloud Platform. SAP and partners already have solutions available.

Rudolf Hois, Strategy Talks

Rudolf Hois

VP, SAP S/4HANA Innovation Delivery, SAP

Business Networks Panel, Strategy Talks

Business Networks Panel

Nancy Callahan, Chief of Staff, SAP

 

Andy Wright, VP, Solutions, SAP

 

Stefan Scheidl, Development Manager, SAP Connected Health, SAP

 

Heiko Zimmermann, Product Manager, SAP


Power of Open Platforms & Networks: SAP Connected Health & Other Solutions

Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.

Experts in SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions and SAP Connected Health software outline how cloud businesses deliver on the vision of best-in-class apps built on an open platform with a globally connected partner ecosystem. Learn how solutions have to be best in class and easy to use and deeply integrated to what customers have – whether it’s software from SAP or another vendor. And, apps and services need to be connected to the rest of the world through an open platform.


Make your Company’s Digital Business Transformation Secure

Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Not a day goes by without another report of a significant data breach or identity theft. With the ongoing digital transformation cybersecurity has become a hot topic and on everybody's agenda. Learn in this session how SAP ensures secure development of its software, which security products and features we offer to safeguard customers' cloud, on-premise, and hybrid landscapes, and what you can do to deploy and operate our products securely.


Gerold Huebner

Chief Product Security Officer, SAP


Christoph Liebig

Head of Platform Product Management and Commercialization Infrastructure, SAP


SAP HANA Cloud Platform: The Role of PaaS in Your Digital Future

Thursday, Noon–1:00 p.m.

See how the right platform can transform your business for the digital era. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is THE platform for innovating on top of your existing technology and making the most of your investment. Learn how SAP HANA Clout Platform can empower your team to deliver the best applications for every user.

 
 

See how the right platform can transform your business for the digital era. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is THE platform for innovating on top of your existing technology and making the most of your investment. Learn how SAP HANA Clout Platform can empower your team to deliver the best applications for every user.

 
 

See how the right platform can transform your business for the digital era. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is THE platform for innovating on top of your existing technology and making the most of your investment. Learn how SAP HANA Clout Platform can empower your team to deliver the best applications for every user.

 
 

See how the right platform can transform your business for the digital era. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is THE platform for innovating on top of your existing technology and making the most of your investment. Learn how SAP HANA Clout Platform can empower your team to deliver the best applications for every user.

 
 

See how the right platform can transform your business for the digital era. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is THE platform for innovating on top of your existing technology and making the most of your investment. Learn how SAP HANA Clout Platform can empower your team to deliver the best applications for every user.