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How analytics changes with SAP S/4HANA and impact to modern data platform

As you transform your business with SAP S/4HANA, the way analytics are handled is going to change. SAP S/4HANA opens insights like never before. A new approach to a modern data platform adds significant value and provides the opportunity to unlock the potential of a SAP S/4HANA transformation.

Attend this comprehensive session to:

  • Learn how to perform operation analytics in SAP S/4HANA
  • Receive practical tips on how to use advanced analytical capabilities with SAP S/4HANA and other systems
  • Understand how to create a modern data platform


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Joffy Matthew SAP
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Joffy Mathew has been employed at SAP since 2005, and has been involved in the SAP ecosystem since 1998. He is currently working in the North American Platform and Technology CoE. In this capacity he develops Data management, Data warehouse and Analytic strategy for customers. Joffy has held a variety of other roles at SAP. Prior to his role in CoE, he was employed in SAP services, as the head for SAP S/4HANA CoE, Director – Services Portfolio for HANA and Analytics, Practice lead for BW, Managing principle for Analytics.



Explore SAP S/4HANA innovation highlights for logistics

Explore the latest SAP S/4HANA innovation highlights for logistics, including predictive MRP, preliminary billing as well as enhancements in central procurement, extended service parts planning and advanced Available-to-Promise.

Attend this comprehensive session to:

  • Experience SAP S/4HANA’s role in the intelligent enterprise
  • Learn about what’s new with SAP S/4HANA 2020 in logistics
  • See what’s in the works for the next release



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Stefan Gerber SAP
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Stefan joined SAP in 1994 as a Logistics Consultant. During the past 27 years, he has held various positions in Development, Product Management and Field Services in Germany, Singapore and the US.. Since 2020 he is responsible for GTM and Portfolio Management for SAP S/4HANA.



Developing models in SAP Analytics cloud allows you to leverage the full potential of SAC and the wide gamut of analytical tools it makes available. However, there are best practices associated with developing these models in SAC. This session will cover those best practices and the right approach. Attendees will:   

-Learn how to create different models and understand what dimensions and settings are required for each model
-Understand performance guidelines for modeling, and best practices for enhancing report building for users
-Discover the nuances of currency tables and how they work with models
-Understand the abilities of in-model calculations on the Account dimension

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Andrew Xue TruQua Enterprises
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Andrew Xue is a certified SAP Consultant and Developer at TruQua who specializes in cutting-edge cloud analytic and services technologies. Most recently, Andrew has been building and implementing cloud applications for financial planning, global budgeting, and executive reporting. He has expertise in an array of SAP enterprise collaborative planning technologies including SAP Analytics Cloud and Digital Boardroom, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, and SAP S/4HANA Cloud, as well as BlackLine and Anaplan.



Executive Forum Tech Panel: Your Strategy for SAP S/4HANA

While some organizations have already made the move to SAP S/4HANA, many are either still to make a decision or are in the process of determining their path forward. But figuring out how to proceed can be complex. What is the right infrastructure? Is private or public cloud best? Which provides the appropriate flexibility? What about business continuity? And which deployment model is best? And what path ensures the most business value? In this panel we will discuss how organizations can formulate their strategy for SAP S/4HANA, and help you bring the most value to your business.



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Markus Noga SUSE
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Markus is leading Solutions Technology at SUSE. Previously, he built up Machine Learning, AI and HANA Enterprise Cloud at SAP and was a Booz Allen principal and KIT computer science PhD. He is also a member of the EU expert commission on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML). Markus is passionate about cloud native architecture, security and AI.

Marcus Venth SAP
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Marcus Venth leads the SAP S/4HANA Global Business and Market Development team serving customers and engaging the partner ecosystem and SAP teams with global best practices and the right expertise to scale and accelerate the success of SAP S/4HANA.



Panel Discussion: SAP S/4HANA Analytics customer journeys

Line of Business leaders are under pressure to deliver superior business results.  Leveraging SAP Analytics, organizations can solve business challenges and drive business results to new highs.  Attend this SAP Customer panel, hosted by the SAP Chief Customer Office, SAP S/4HANA and Analytics Ambassador Program, and hear from companies who have implemented unique and innovative business use cases.  These customers will discuss a multitude of use cases, that have delivered innovative business results from HANA, SAP S/4HANA, and SAP Analytics Cloud. This session will be informative for organizations that are reviewing their SAP Analytics strategy, and want to leverage SAP’s innovative technologies.  Questions this session can help answer include:

  • What motivated the move to SAP Analytics?
  • How did these organizations work with their business to identify use cases?
  • What best practices or lessons learned can be shared?
  • What were the immediate benefits from their innovative implementation?
  • What’s next on their innovation road map?



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Shaun McDonald UNC Health Care
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Shaun McDonald serves as IT Manager for UNC Health’s Business Intelligence Team. His responsibilities in this role include managing the team supporting the enterprise data warehouse environment and UNC Health’s analytics applications. He evaluates the health care system’s projects for their data and analytics needs and impacts, and serves as a technology subject matter expert for analytics, population health, and clinical departments throughout the system. Shaun has been with UNC Health Care for over 13 years in various roles. His past positions include departmental database administrator, data and interoperability developer, and clinical team lead for the EHR reporting team, and enterprise architect for analytics. Shaun holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. His areas of expertise include enterprise architecture, data & analytics, and health informatics.

Jennifer Pearce Milliken & Company
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Jennifer Pearce has over 22 years of experience with Milliken & Company in Business Intelligence. She has been involved in all phases of the BI development and strategy thru the various BI tools over the years. Most recently, she is helping to lead the team in the transition into BW/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud. Not only is this transition a technical journey, but it is also a cultural shift where we are re-defining and re-imagining what analytics means to Milliken & Company.

Chris Vozella SAP
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Chris Vozella is a director in SAP America’s Chief Customer Office. The Chief Customer Office’s mission is to help customers achieve success, utilize their shelf ware, and leverage new innovations, which ultimately lead to a great customer reference.  Chris works as an SAP S/4HANA and Analytics Ambassador, one of the programs within the Chief Customer Office.

The SAP S/4HANA and Analytics Ambassador program is responsible for the successful deployment and adoption of SAP HANA solutions with the company’s most strategic North American customers. The team provides oversight, governance, best practices, and lessons learned for effective SAP HANA implementations, resulting in successful customer projects and referenceable SAP HANA customers. Over the last 9 years, the team has helped more than 1400 customers go-live and share their SAP HANA success stories. Chris has a deep analytics background, joining SAP as part of the BOBJ acquisition, and has helped many customers go-live successfully with SAP S/4HANA analytic solutions.

Jonathan Wingerd SAP
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Jon Wingerd is a director in SAP America’s Chief Customer Office. The Chief Customer Office’s mission is to help customers achieve success, utilize their shelf ware, and leverage new innovations, which ultimately lead to a great customer reference. Jon also works as an SAP S/4HANA and Analytics Ambassador, one of the programs within the Chief Customer Office. The SAP S/4HANA and Analytics Ambassador program is responsible for the successful deployment and adoption of SAP HANA solutions with the company’s most strategic North American customers. The team provides oversight, governance, best practices, and lessons learned for effective SAP HANA implementations, resulting in successful customer projects and referenceable SAP HANA customers. Over the last 9 years, the team has helped more than 1400 customers go-live and share their SAP HANA success stories. Jon has been working as an SAP HANA Ambassador for the last 7 years, and has worked at SAP since 1996.



A detailed look at the latest SAP analytics cloud strategy and roadmap

This session will explore the latest SAP Analytics Cloud strategy, how it is set up, and how it aligns to SAP’s corporate strategy. You will examine what is in store for SAP Analytics Cloud and how the future platform direction will impact BI, planning, and augmented analytics. Learn about planned innovations and come away with a solid understanding of the functionalities and features you can expect in coming releases of SAP Analytics Cloud.

  • Understand the strategic directions and areas of investment related to SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Get an overview of the key capabilities and identify scenarios ideally suited for SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Learn what’s on the horizon in terms of planned new features and functionality



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Richard Mooney SAP
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Richard is part of the Augmented BI Product Management team of SAP Analytics Cloud leading a team of product managers in the area of Augmented BI for the Information Worker and SAP Analytics Cloud interoperability with Data Warehouse Cloud & HANA Cloud. Previously he led product management in the areas of machine learning and predictive analytics in SAP Analytics Cloud owning Smart Insights, Search to Insight, Smart Discovery, and Smart Predict and was the head of product management for SAP Predictive Analytics and SAP HANA Cloud Predictive Services. Prior to SAP Richard worked across a variety of roles across Product Management, Development, Sales & Marketing in startup companies alongside Salesforce, Oracle and Sun Microsystems.



Learn what the future has in store for SAP Analytics and its vital part in SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise Strategy. Gain a better understanding of our next steps with SAP Analytics Cloud and the SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite, and the value available through extending and expanding modern analytics capabilities across your organization. Key takeaways :

  • SAP Analytics and its vital part in SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise strategy
  • Strategic direction, investments and future of SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite
  • Roadmap overviews for both SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite


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Iver van de Zand SAP
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Passion speaks for itself, certainly when it concerns Iver. He lives and dies with a passion for analytics, interactive analyses, and visualization techniques—always striving to help customers get better performance insights. Iver van de Zand leads SAP Solution Management and Strategy for Analytics and as such is instrumental in driving the SAP Analytics product directions.



SAP’s advanced data warehouse, SAP Data Warehouse Cloud is SAP’s latest technology driving advanced data management for analytics.  A cloud-based system, SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, offers a new paradigm for taming data chaos in your enterprise by bringing many data sources together into a smoothly function data store, ready for advanced analytics.

Attend this comprehensive session to:

  • Learn about SAP Data Warehouse Clouds features and advantages
  •  Explore advanced user management called “Spaces”
  • Explore the deep integration capabilities offered by SAP Data Warehouse Cloud
  •  Learn about the roadmap for the year head
  •  Find out where and how to start a free trial of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud



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Jascha Kanngiesser
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Jascha is a product manager for data warehousing at SAP, focusing on data integration & connectivity-related topics. He has 10+ years experience in SAP & data warehousing and initially joined SAP as a BW / BW/4HANA team member.



SAP Business Warehouse is SAP’s workhorse data warehouse system. Always innovating, SAP has continued to extend the value for both new and existing SAP Business Warehouse customers with new functionality in SAP BW/4HANA.  In this session you will hear about:

  • The latest innovations in SAP BW/4HANA
  • Upgrading your existing system to the latest BW/4HANA technology
  • A case study of BW/4HANA in action
  • SAP BW/4HANA private cloud edition



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Karsten Ruff SAP
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Karsten has more than 20 years of experience in analytics solutions. He started working for Seagate Info and Crystal Enterprise, then moved into education and training and finally to product management with SAP, where he worked on Web Intelligence and Dashboards (Xcelsius). In Solution Management since 2009, he has launched both Mobile Business Intelligence and SAP Digital Boardroom. Since the 2017, he is primarily responsible for taking SAP BW/4HANA to the market and supported commercializing SAP Data Warehouse Cloud in 2019. He is passionate about knowledge sharing.

Heiko Schneider SAP
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Heiko Schneider is acting as a SAP NetWeaver BW Senior Consultant/Architect in various positions for multiple customers. He has a consulting focus: SAP NetWeaver BW Backend, Integrated Planning, ABAP Development. Heiko is a Senior Product Expert SAP BetWeaver BW, SAP BW/4HANA and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud Product Management.