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SAPPHIRE NOW 2017

SAPPHIRE NOW in 2017

May 16 - 18
Orlando, Florida


TCS, a global SAP Partner, SAP Pinnacle Award Winner and Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Services, is again proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference concert featuring a Grammy award-winning rock band.

Throughout SAPPHIRE NOW in 2017, TCS will showcase its best SAP client successes and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the world’s leading enterprises. Key topics of discussion will include the enhanced and accelerated adoption of new technologies as well as Cloud platforms, automation, advanced analytics and SAP S/4HANA success stories.

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Don’t miss our experts and clients presenting live at SAPPHIRE NOW:

Cargotec Accelerates Global Rollout of SAP Solutions with Agile Processes

Date: Tuesday May 16
Time: 11:00 - 11:20pm
Session: E44146

TCS speaker:
Nilesh Gandhi, Head of SAP Delivery

Client speaker:
Tapani Koskinen, Director, Global Solutions & Vendor Governance

Cargotec partnered with TCS to embark on a global rollout of SAP solutions and a process transformation journey. To harmonize its business processes following several mergers and acquisitions, Cargotec evolved from a traditional model to an agile framework, thereby enhancing team collaboration and maximizing operational performance.

Automated Business and Better User Experience at Toyota Material Handling

Date: Tuesday May 16
Time: 12:00 - 12:20pm
Session: E44144

TCS speaker:
Pranay Nayyar, SAP UX CoE Head North America

Client speaker:
Steve Willment, National IT Manager

Toyota Material Handling USA partnered with TCS, using SAPUI5 and the SAP Fiori user experience (UX), to build a one-stop shop for dealers, customers, and corporate users to manage equipment and service orders with agility. The solution automated processes, raised performance, and enriched customer experience, while achieving faster time to market.

Gulftainer Uses SAP S/4HANA for Intelligent Business and Company Mobility

Date: Tuesday May 16
Time: 2:00 - 2:20pm
Session: E44147

TCS speaker:
Nilesh Gandhi, Head of SAP Delivery

Client speaker:
Vinay Sharma, Group IT Head

Gulftainer partnered with TCS to enhance and optimize its supply chain and logistics processes. The implementation of SAP S/4HANA enabled real-time analytics and workforce mobility, allowing Gulftainer to respond more quickly to customers’ needs and increase operational efficiencies.

Tata Steel Transforms ERP with SAP S/4HANA

Date: Wednesday May 17
Time: 11:30 - 11:50pm
Session: E44149

TCS speaker:
Ramesh Iyanswamy, SAP HANA

Client speaker:
Evert de Vos, Enterprise Architect

Tata Steel, in concert with TCS and SAP S/4HANA, is transforming its current enterprise resource planning systems by integrating them into a single and dynamic platform. With advanced analytics, early warnings of variations, and real-time data for business decision making, Tata Steel’s ERP process is poised for operational excellence.

Creating Innovation Through Collaboration Across J&J’s Supply Network

Date: Wednesday May 17
Time: 2:30 - 2:50pm
Session: E44145

TCS speaker:
Matthew Lekstutis, Global Managing Partner, Supply Chain Consulting Practice

Client speaker:
Riyaz Rawoof, Global Program Manager, SAP SNC

Leveraging SAP Supply Network Collaboration, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and TCS partnered on a journey to transform its supplier relationships by enabling visibility, efficiency, and agility across its supply network. The resulting innovation enables J&J to achieve operational excellence while reducing cost and providing leading-edge responsiveness.

Reimagining the Future: A Journey Through the Looking Glass

Date: Wednesday May 17
Time: 4:00 - 4:20pm
Session: E44153

TCS speaker:
Frank Diana, Futurist

Get a unique and engaging perspective on the interplay of digital, scientific, economic, and societal forces. See how to reimagine the future and adapt and thrive as we enter history’s most transformative era. Join a recognized futurist and thought leader with 30+ years of leadership (CEO, CPO, CTO, and CIO) and an upcoming thought leaders course.