CIO - Executive Forum

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) at companies running SAP software have many key priorities they are juggling and multiple investment decisions to make. They often have competing projects, fluctuating budgets, and many options to choose from regarding their hardware and software landscapes. Content in this topic area helps CIOs and other key executive decision makers understand how to leverage SAP solutions – such as SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA – as well as partner and SAP add-on offerings to optimize their IT landscapes, business processes, and resources. Content will cover a wide range of key topics from making investment decisions in SAP strategy and technology to identifying best-fit team and organizational structures to understanding market trends and analysis.

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  1. Lufthansa Industry Solutions

    Reading time: 1 mins

    Digital transformation and the deployment of applications in the cloud has been a key topic of discussion within the enterprise software market for several years but that conversation has been accelerated by the global events of 2020. Organizations whose workforces had been entirely on-site have had to quickly convert to a remote work environment. Many…
  2. SAPinsider Research Insights | Enterprise Cloud Deployment

    Digital transformation and the deployment of applications in the cloud has been a key topic of discussion within the enterprise software market for several years but that conversation has been accelerated by the global events of 2020. Organizations whose workforces had been entirely on-site have had to quickly convert to a remote work environment. Many…
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    SAP Pre-Announces Q4 Results and Executive Board Changes

    Reading time: 5 mins

    On January 14, SAP pre-announced Q4 results, and this was followed on January 15 by the announcement that Executive Board member Adaire Fox-Martin and CMO Alicia Tillman would be leaving the company. Fox-Martin will be replaced by Scott Russell, current President of SAP Asia-Pacific and Japan, while Tillman will be replaced by new Executive Board…
  4. Impact on Analytics and Visibility

    Reading time: 3 mins

    SAP S/4HANA, for many organizations, is the single sources of truth for finance and business functions. As organizations conduct their SAP S/4HANA transition projects, they are consolidating data from multiple systems across the enterprise. This has an impact on the business capabilities of making critical decisions, conducting analysis, and understanding the direction of the business…
  5. Driving Business Transformation

    Reading time: 3 mins

    Prior to 2020, organizations were primarily moving to SAP S/4HANA because of the upcoming end of maintenance of existing ERP systems, rather than looking at how enhancements in SAP S/4HANA can help transform their organization. With the extension of mainstream maintenance, organizations are now more likely to consider moving to SAP S/4HANA due to its…
  6. SAP S/4HANA Project and Deployment

    Reading time: 3 mins

    The SAP S/4HANA project and deployment track focuses on the deployment of SAP S/4HANA. It will cover decisions from selecting the infrastructure, choosing your deployment models, and the actual deployment itself. During these sessions you will learn about key features, best practices on making your deployment run smoothly, how to best utilize your environment and…
  7. Business Case and Strategy

    Reading time: 3 mins

    Building the business case and strategy is one of the most difficult steps in building towards your SAP S/4HANA transformation. The SAP S/4HANA transformation is about understanding the product features, how they can be applied and used in your organization, how to plan for your deployment, and the day-to-day impact on your business. Building the…
  8. Integration and Data Management

    Reading time: 2 mins

    The number one challenge that SAP identified in 2020 was that of integration. The average number of integration tools SAP customers are using to integrate their data with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems is four, three of which are on-premise. This track will help you understand your different integration choices, how you should work to…
  9. Measuring and managing employee experience

    Reading time: 5 mins

    Human experience management (HXM) is not about making incremental improvements in process or technology. It is about redefining HR technology as we know it and going beyond the limits of traditional on-premise HCM platforms in order to provide better, more meaningful experiences for people in your organization. Through solution roadmaps, customer journeys, and expert discussions,…
  10. Understanding payroll and time options

    Reading time: 5 mins

    Payroll and time management are among the most mission critical applications for any organization. Sessions in this track discuss the latest enhancements and the planned innovation across core HR, payroll, and time that will not only meet existing requirements of on-premise solutions but will also add value to their organizations. Engage with industry experts and…