2020 A&D Innovation Days Featured Demos


Check out what SAP and our partners will showcase at this year’s event.


Featured Demonstrations
To Intelligence and Beyond: Realize the Infinite Possibilities of an Intelligent Aerospace Enterprise Suite


To run at your best, you need intelligent technology that immediately adapts to disruption, competitive pressure, and customer expectations. Learn how your organization can build an intelligent aerospace and defense enterprise using SAP S/4HANA’s real-time IoT, machine learning, blockchain, analytics, and Big Data capabilities.



SAP Process Mining by Celonis: A Critical Component to Transformation


Celonis, the market leader in process mining software, and Enowa Consulting, an SAP Gold Partner and Celonis Platinum Services partner, demonstrate how A&D companies with complex application landscapes and large volumes of transactional data can identify business process best practices. The SAP Process Mining application by Celonis unifies all of this process data into a single solution with tools that help organizations gain real-time visibility, enhance processes, and drive business outcomes. You’ll also have the ability to analyze root causes related to each KPI, identify conformance to best practices, and benchmark process best practices. Join us in the Celonis/Enowa booth for your chance to see process mining in action!

Sponsored by: Celonis

Connect Operations Workstreams and Digital Content to Increase Efficiency and Agility


Connect A&D workstreams, data, and documents to optimize experiences and operations and increase situational awareness. You’ll learn how to automate the processing of inbound contracts, provide secure and flexible access to all supporting content in business context, and enable precision assembly and transmission of complex DD250 document packages.

Sponsored by: Dassian

SAP EAM Add-On for MRO by HCL for SAP S/4HANA; Industry 4.0: Encapsulating the Digital Thread for Cyber Manufacturing


The add-on for MRO is a natively-integrated solution extension on SAP S/4HANA, offering a standard out-of-box solution that supports complex asset maintenance around the digital t win.   

In the era of Industry 4.0, cyber manufacturing based on digital manufacturing, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), data analytics, and high-performance computing are driving the manufacturing industry to optimize productivity, product quality, and business feedback. The digital thread enables data communication and data visualization throughout the product lifecycle, from design, to production, to supply chain and utilization, all of which are traditionally siloed. Advance the digital thread for product development, manufacturing, and sustainment with HCL and SAP.


Sponsored by HCL

Visual Digital Transformation – End-to-End Business Processes in Action


Join us at the LeverX booth to see the latest in SAP’s Visual Digital Transformation solutions. See the tools aerospace engineers can use to create and maintain fully integrated end-to-end product release and change processes. Deep dive with our expert from DSC Software AG into SAP’s Engineering Control Center (ECTR) to see a true PLM solution capable of integrating with any authoring tool. Deep dive with our LeverX digital transformation expert to see SAP’s Visual Enterprise (VE) suite of applications, which creates fully synchronized lightweight digital twin files that are used to drive back end business processes. See the new Visual Enterprise Author (VEA), which creates the visual assembly processes for manufacture, maintenance, and disassembly support and Visual Manufacturing Planner (VMP) to easily create handover BOM’s (eBOM to mBOM), routings, and animated 3D visualization files leveraging your engineering structures. Stop by and see how your organization can benefit from adding SAP’s Visual Digital Transformation solutions to your toolbox. Even better, you may already own these.


Sponsored by LeverX

Accelerate Your Digital Transformation with Trusted Innovation


The SAP NS2 Secure Data Cloud service is designed to meet your specialized security requirements and make it easier for you to leverage SAP cloud solutions. Discover the benefits of these offerings: SAP NS2 Secure Data Cloud; SAP S/4HANA Cloud solution, extended option; SAP SuccessFactors Payroll solution; SAP Cloud Platform; SAP Analytics Cloud solution, and SAP Integrated Business Planning solution.

Sponsored by: NS2

SAP Featured Demonstrations
Step into the Future of A&D

Visualize innovations and possibilities in 360 degrees with SAP Virtual Immersive Experience. Understand how customer experiences drives change in design, manufacturing, and supply chain. (Virtual Immersive Experience)

Collaborative Design

Learn how A&D companies can leverage user experience as design input and seamlessly integrate that design with PLM processes to facilitate bi-directional collaboration with SAP S/4HANA.

Planning and Scheduling

Get a complete understanding of the planning process, starting with integrated business planning and flowing through production planning and detailed scheduling. Learn about the latest capabilities of SAP Ariba solutions.

Manufacturing Paradigm Shift

Learn how the SAP for Manufacturing solution portfolio extends the digital supply chain with manufacturing functionality that eliminates MES as a bolt-on integration. Explore how to facilitate external operation processing and find out how SAP enables a contingent workforce.

Delivery and Operations

Bring intelligence to your entire supply chain with SAP Intelligent Asset Management solutions. Discover how these solutions enable digital transformation using machine learning and real-time data from IoT-enabled smart assets. Learn how to continuously improve processes and predict outcomes, collaborate across networks, and offer differentiated aftermarket service.

A&D Council Early Talent

Stop by and see finished work from the 2020 A&D Young Talent Hackathon, where participants from multiple A&D organizations created a working geospatial proof-of-concept. The annual hackathon provides an opportunity for young talent in the A&D community to network and collaborate with like-minded people who are passionate about building innovative and intelligent products.