Full Schedule of SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 Video Steam

Full Schedule of SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 Video Steam

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Join us on SAPinsider Online for a virtual look at SAPPHIRE NOW 2016, with a sampling of key sessions and keynotes streaming live from Orlando.  

Starting Tuesday May 17, SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 coverage of the keynotes from SAP CEO Bill McDermott, Hasso Plattner, Rob Enslin, President, SAP Global Customer Operations, and  SAP Executive Board Members Bernd Leukert and Steve Singh along with selected sessions from Orlando. 

The full list of keynotes and sessions for May 17-19 are listed below

Note: All session times are EDT (Eastern Daylight Time). All times and sessions are subject to change.


Live Stream Schedule




9:00-10:30 AM
Your Road to S/4HANA and Beyond
Hasso Plattner, SAP CEO
After the SAP S/4HANA launch in 2015, more than 3,200 customers have already decided on our next generation ERP. Professor Hasso Plattner, SAP co-founder and chairman of the SAP Supervisory Board, shares how SAP facilitates a smooth transition to S/4 HANA and is changing the world of enterprise resource planning.

11:00-11:20 AM
Engage Customers Better Through Consistent Experiences
Enhance the customer experience and improve opportunities for profitable business results by optimizing data use. Hear how U.S. employee rewards company Purchasing Power, LLC is transforming itself into a data-driven business by employing various strategies to capture data, gain deep insights, and translate those insights into action.

11:30-11:50 AM
Apply Simple to Complex Lessons from the Battlefield to the Digital Economy
Win in today’s digital economy and complex environment using a different kind of leadership. Discuss complexity theory, new global research, and lessons learned from the U.S. Army Special Forces to highlight root causes of many challenges senior executives face and behavior changes required for leaders to overcome these challenges.

12:00-12:20 PM
Digitize Your Supply Chain and Make Procurement Simpler
Unleash the power of business networks and cloud applications to digitize and simplify procurement and run live with your supply chain. Join senior executives of Canadian retailer Loblaws Inc. and SAP for a discussion on how you can simplify procurement using SAP Ariba solutions.

12:30-12:50 PM
Rely on Big Data for Superior Research Outcomes
Achieve preeminent results by maximizing efficiency with the use of Big Data. Understand why Weill Cornell Medicine, an international leader in healthcare research, adopted Big Data as its computing platform. Explore how the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service hosts systems to help ensure a truly integrated, single source of data.

1:00-1:20 PM
Accelerate Digital Transformation with SAP HANA Cloud Platform
Improve data accuracy and reduce sales outstanding with digital technology. Discover how C&J Energy Services used SAP HANA Cloud Platform and Capgemini’s EnergyPath solution to build ticketing apps for its 1,000 field users. Learn how the application synchronizes with the SAP S/4HANA Finance solution to capture job data regardless of connectivity.

1:30-1:50 PM
Create New Revenue Models Effortlessly with Innovative Billing
Deliver an optimal customer experience by focusing on customers across product, business, finance, and IT teams, and launch offers that set you apart from the competition. Learn how Adobe Systems is gaining a business advantage with subscription and usage-based business models available with SAP Hybris Billing for successful digital transformation.

2:00-2:20 PM
Drive Simplification and Reduce Complexity with a Unified Approach
Increase the adoption of your software investment. Hear how Loblaws uses a streamlined approach to deliver and govern SAP software. Find out how they are able to increase user adoption and reduce operational costs with SAP MaxAttention services and an SAP solution road map to prioritize innovation and provide transparency to the business.

2:30-2:50 PM
Drive Simplification and Reduce Complexity with a Unified Approach
Configure and sell complex products and services to provide customers with a solution that is right for them. Hear how EMC Corporation and SAP created a front end for SAP Hybris solutions with the SAP CRM application powered by the SAP HANA platform and a custom user interface to streamline the user experience and fulfill EMC’s unique needs.

3:00-3:20 PM
Find Your Next Million Customers in the Digital World
Consider why your customers spend time using Snapchat, Instagram, and Pinterest. Find out what your customers are saying, pick up emerging trends, and learn how to build a digital offering for your customers’ digital lives. Learn how ad agency Sparks & Honey uses a proprietary methodology to stay on top of trends for leading global brands.

3:30-3:50 PM
Optimize Your Supply Chain from Demand Through Production and Delivery
Improve response times by ramping up demand, production, and transportation planning. See how the team managing the AM/NS Calvert steel processing plant meets that goal by relying on the SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization component, powered by SAP HANA. Hear how the team is reducing costs by running on the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service.

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