SAPinsider Technology Executive Forum Magazine | 2021 | Issue 2

SAPinsider Technology Executive Forum Magazine | 2021 | Issue 2

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To keep ahead of the rapidly shifting retail marketplace, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) launched a transformation initiative designed to modernize the company’s core business processes to give employees better access to data in real-time at all levels of the organization. The initiative began as a program to replace its custom legacy ERP system with SAP S/4HANA at its over 9,000 stores worldwide but soon turned into a full-scale transformation of WBA’s business.

“With over 9,000 stores, we’ll have the world’s largest retail implementations of SAP S/4HANA of this scope globally,” Mark Slater, VP, Platform Information Officer, Business Services, WBA, says. Learn how SAP S/4HANA helped WBA modernize its business processes for greater innovation and lessons learned related to communication, continuous training, and change management in the 2021, Issue 2 Edition of SAPinsider’s Technology Executive Forum Magazine.

Additional Articles and Features in the June Edition Include:

  • On business transformation: Leading executives from Deutsche Börse Group, Lloyd’s Register, and Ferrara share their success stories
  • On SAP S/4HANA: Where are SAP customers in their implementation journeys? SAPinsider’s research finds that the imperative to transform applications and landscapes is starting to accelerate as SAP customers begin their migrations to SAP S/4HANA and the cloud.
  • On change: Thought leader Darwin Deano, Global SAP Offering Leader at Deloitte Consulting LLP, shares his perspective on disruption and its ability to serve as either challenge or opportunity.
  • On employee experience: Enabling organizational agility through the lens of human experience management (HXM) is a new concept for many executives. SAPinsider’s Senior Research Editor Craig Powers interviews SAP SuccessFactors’ Amy Wilson to learn more about how HXM is evolving and what the changing workforce landscape requires from leadership teams to be successful.

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