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Amid the challenges of 2020, the high-tech industry proved it can sustain and even grow in the most demanding times. What about the SAP partner ecosystem? Get insights from a new IDC study and find out what’s next for SAP partners – including predictions for growth, where you should invest, and a special focus on job creation and the SAP partner consultant opportunity. This one-hour event will deliver essential business insights to help you plan your future with SAP. 
Insights from IDC
Partner Opportunity in a Changing World

 

SAP commissioned this special IDC study to help partners plot a course for their future. Be the first to hear the results—the partner economic opportunity, technology’s impact on business recovery, and implications on partner job creation. Plus, get insights from SAP leadership—so you can plan your workforce, R&D and other investments using the latest programs and resources.  Get the insights you need to plan your future with SAP! 

The Topics
Act 1: Setting the Scene
Karl Fahrbach, Chief Partner Officer, SAP

SAP’s chief partner officer will provide context to the IDC study, including how the ecosystem has responded to the challenges of the pandemic, and why the SAP outlook remains bright. You’ll hear how partners are becoming more engrained in SAP’s DNA then ever before.

Act 2: The IDC Research
Steve White, Program Vice President, Channels and Alliances, IDC

John Scola, Global Vice President, GTM Cloud Channels, SAP

Steve will share the newly SAP-commissioned report, “Partner Opportunity in a Changing World.”  Hear how technology plays a key role in the five stages of recovery; how the SAP partner opportunity will expand over the next several years; and corresponding impact on ecosystem job growth. (Hint: the opportunity to build your SAP consultant bench and create new revenue is huge.) John will ask Steve the tough questions about this study, to help us get more clarity on what this data really means for SAP partners of all types around the globe. 

Act 3: What You Should Do Next
Steffen Burger, SVP Partner Enablement, SAP

Hans Georg Uebe, Global Head of Ecosystem Delivery Success, SAP

You’ve heard the predictions. Now, what should you do? Steffen will highlight the enablement options from SAP that have the most impact on your business for 2021 and beyond given the predictions and data in the IDC report. Hans will highlight the latest efforts from SAP to help you drive quality in every implementation, and how you can best take advantage.

Act 4: Time to Innovate
Anja Schneider, SVP & Global Head of Customer Innovation, Technology & Innovation, SAP

Anja brings our event full-circle with commentary around customer innovation at SAP and measures SAP is taking to get partners fully connected into SAP R&D, product innovation and more.
 

The Speakers
Diane Pereira
Host and Moderator
SAP
Karl Fahrbach
Chief Partner Officer,
SAP
Steve White
Program Vice President, Channels and Alliances, IDC
John Scola
Global Vice President, GTM Cloud Channels, SAP
Steffen Burger
SVP Partner Enablement, SAP
Hans Georg Uebe
Global Head of Ecosystem Delivery Success, SAP
Anja Schneider
SVP & Global Head of Customer Innovation, Technology & Innovation, SAP
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