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5 Reasons to Attend the Tech Event of the Year - SAPPHIRE NOW

5 Reasons to Attend the Tech Event of the Year - SAPPHIRE NOW
May 04, 2017

Today, Digitalization has emerged as a key disruptor, expanding the bandwidth of tech across verticals. And SAP is now at the acme of the innovation pyramid – helping organizations transform, realign, and propel enterprise success.

SAPPHIRE NOW, a premier business technology conference and one of the largest SAP customer-driven symposiums, is possibly the perfect platform for understanding its clutter-breaking strategies.

SAP customers from across the globe can meet, interact, and network with SAP partners, sharing ideas and key insights at the SAP conference. On the other hand, SAP partners will showcase their diverse portfolio of SAP solutions and products.

Here are five reasons why it’s essential for the millennial workforce to attend SAP SAPPHIRE NOW, to be held from May 16th to 18th this year—

  1. Unlocking breakthrough innovation

    SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference is a global conglomeration of over 20,000 participants comprising industry leaders, IT professionals, partners, business and IT executives. 5000+ expert meetings, 1200+ insightful sessions, cutting-edge industry products, and a thriving networking ecosystem are the hallmarks of this industry-leading business technology conference.

    Over a period of three days, attendees can expand the reach of their business networks with face-to-face interactions with SAP product experts and the SAP user community, including peers from other companies having implemented SAP solutions. From gaining a glimpse into the entire SAP ethos, to resolving queries and doubts, attendees receive an elevated event experience throughout.

  2. Significant Return on Investment

    Beyond an end-to-end run-through on sought after SAP offerings such as the SAP HANA platform, SAP Business Objects portfolio, SAP Solution Manager, the Internet of Things, and Cyber Security, attendees are exposed to several other interactive sessions presented by SAP partners. ‘Demo theaters’ and thought leader sessions, roundtable discussions and workshops, along with a full day of preconference symposia guarantees deeper learnings and finely-tuned ideas. 

    Organizations have the opportunity to leverage SAP conference as a driver for tech-investment maximization.

  3. Technology in action

    SAP SAPPHIRE NOW enables individuals to gather key thoughts on an array of cutting edge technologies from SAP and their partners spanning areas such as Machine Learning, IoT, Big Data, AI, analytics, Cloud, and Block Chain. Adopting these technologies could help facilitate real-time decision making, increase enterprise productivity, and ensure long-term profitability.

  4. A multi-faceted professional portfolio

    As the largest event of its kind, the SAP conference offers a range of value-drivers for every business professional. In fact, there are separate tracks for executives, business leaders, and IT/administrative teams.

    Executives can stay in-sync with state-of-the-art technology trends and imbibe SAP’s strategic vision – helping to streamline the path towards a vibrant digital economy.

    Business leaders engage with key industry influencers and SAP partners to better understand emerging obstacles to progress – while also exploring turn-key products for a seamless digital business blueprint.Engage with key industry influencers and SAP partners to better understand emerging obstacles to progress

    For IT professionals, SAP SAPPHIRE NOW is a journey into the newest in industry-wide trends and tech products. Additionally, they discover new avenues for complexity management and increased responsiveness.

  5. Multiple industries covered:

    SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference offers a variety of networking opportunities in manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, banking, and retail among others. Based on their agenda, attendees could participate in interactive sessions with SAP leaders and experts on industry-oriented topics such as connected manufacturing, Industry 4.0, connected healthcare, and connected logistics.

    Sessions such as the ASUG Utilities Special Interest Group Spring Meeting focusing on a particular industry is particularly popular - where participants engage in discussions with industry experts undertaking ground-breaking digital transformation.

Whether businesses are looking to expand their network, audition a new SAP hosting provider or attend some great presentations, SAPPHIRE 2017 has plenty to be excited about.

HCL & SAPPHIRE – a crucible for change

HCL Technologies is at SAPPHIRE NOW this year discussing  a wide array topics ranging from:

  • How IoT and Cloud are changing the aerospace industry in the session “Predictive Services for Aircraft Engines with SAP Cloud Platform and IoT” ON May 16th at 11.30 AM as well as
  • Debating the case for RPA IN “The Case for Robotic Process Automation and Welcoming Virtual Colleagues” on May 17th at 4.30 PM and
  • Finally concluding with an evergreen lesson of management “The Best Predictor of the Future Is Past Behavior” on the last day at 11.30 AM

Our CTO for SAP will also discuss our new methodology HCL's Activate+ and how It can help deliver value in the age of digital on Thursday, May 18th at 2.30 pm.

We look forward to your presence at this engaging and edifying business technology conference that pushes the boundaries of SAP implementation and approach. If you are at the conference do join us as we explore the next bend on the road to SAP evolution. You could also follow live updates of the event on our twitter social handle