The Top 5 “Don’t Miss” SAP HANA Platform Sessions at SAPPHIRE NOW

Terry Orsborn

Posted by Terry Orsborn on April 23, 2015

SAP Product Marketing

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With the annual SAPPHIRE NOW conference from May 5-7th in Orlando fast approaching, I want to help you make the most of your time at the conference. The SAP HANA experience at SAPPHIRE includes hundreds of sessions packed with insights from customers, partners and HANA experts; demonstrations showcasing the latest innovations; Special Interest Activities (SIAs) for networking and fun, and much more.

With so many options what’s a person to do? I’ve culled through the sessions and below are my top five SAP HANA Platform sessions you shouldn’t miss.

Simplify Your Data Warehouse While Meeting Tough Requirements

When: May 5, 2015 2:30PM- 2:50PM Theater 5

Customer: AmerisourceBergen

Explore ways to meet the new demands expected from data warehouse, including handling greater data volumes with lower latency. See how drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen consolidated business warehouses and accelerators into one 14 TB instance of the SAP BW powered by SAP HANA application with near-line storage and achieved 100% performance gains.


Complement Core Business Processes with Applications Built on SAP HANA

When: May 6, 2015 4:30PM-4:50PM Theater 5

Customer: Lockheed Martin

Gain unique competitive advantage by combining your core business processes with innovative applications. Learn how Lockheed Martin developed a new application using ABAP tools on the SAP HANA platform to support predicting maintenance lead time using current and historical data, helping the company drastically reduce its maintenance costs.



Panel: Get Real-World Insights from Our SAP HANA Innovation Award Winners

When: May 6, 2015 5:30PM- 6:00PM Theater 5

Customers: The SAP Innovation Award winners will be selected from the award finalists

Envision the possibilities for transforming work and everyday life with in-memory computing. Meet the winners of the SAP HANA Innovation Award, and learn how they are successfully using the SAP HANA platform to drive innovation and positively impact their workforce, partners, customers, and society.


Simplify Operations Using Integration Tools

When: May 7, 2015 1:00PM- 1:20PM Theater 2

Customer: Coca-Cola

Hear about the integration tools and strategy being used to simplify operations. Find out how Coca-Cola has deployed an SAP-centric shared solution for North America bottlers, using SAP integration tools to manage message and data integration. Learn about Coca-Cola’s strategy, needs, experience, and the road ahead with SAP Integration.


Design a Successful Digital Enterprise with End-to-End Data Management

When: May 7, 2015 3:00PM- 3:20PM Theater 4

Customer: Varian Medical Systems

Explore the unprecedented new opportunities and solutions to the challenges presented by today’s hyperconnected and digitized world. Discover best practices to implement end-to-end data management. Learn how the SAP Data Management portfolio helps you access, store, and capitalize on Big Data to support business decision making in real time.


Of course, these are only a small selection of the many great HANA Platform sessions that will be available to you at SAPPHIRE NOW. More information for planning your agenda can be found here:

See you in Orlando!


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