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NTT DATA Shares Insights on SAP Developments at the 2014 Annual SAPPHIRE NOW Conference

NTT DATA, Inc., a global IT services provider and a worldwide leader in SAP implementation, will have featured speakers at the upcoming SAPPHIRE NOW conference from June 3-5 in Orlando, Fla. At the conference, SAP experts from NTT DATA will host break-out sessions discussing prevalent trends in today’s SAP market, including updates to HANA, data analytics, mobile, asset management and SAP uses in e-commerce. At booth #209, the company will offer attendees a chance to meet with experts to discuss current and future uses for SAP in their own enterprise.

WHAT: NTT DATA will be exhibiting at the SAPPHIRE NOW Conference at booth # 209.

WHERE: Orange County Convention Center: 9800 International Drive, Orlando, Fla.

WHEN: NTT DATA will participate in the following presentations:

Tuesday, June 3, 12:00 pm EDT:

“Optimize Collaboration and Purchasing with SAP Solutions and Ariba”

Location: Demo Theater TE 304

Speaker: Baskar Radhakrishnan, solution architect

Learn how NTT DATA can help you maximize the value of point-to-point SAP solutions by connecting to the Ariba Network using SAP rapid deployment solutions. Gain insight into the importance of collaborating with your suppliers for PO and invoice automation, see how you can achieve savings through PO automation and compliance.

Tuesday, June 3, 12:30 pm EDT:

“Renew Your SAP UI with Fiori Apps”

Location: Demo Theater TE 305

Speakers: Nick Katzenbach, vice president, mobile solutions and Gagan Ghai, solution director, mobile solutions

Learn about SAP’s User Experience renewal initiative to improve SAP productivity, user adoption, and ease of use. Nick will lead a discussion on UI/UX considerations, current and future Fiori architecture and provide a demonstration of the latest Fiori Apps.

Tuesday, June 3, 12:00 pm EDT:

“Improve Equipment Effectiveness and Reduce Risk”

Location: Microforum LB251

Speaker: Frank Schraepen, solution director, SAP

Corporations spend billions to design, buy, operate, and decommission production equipment and other physical assets. Managing assets, as well as utilization can be mission critical. Can you be confident that your current practices are maximizing return on assets?

Tuesday, June 3, 1:30 pm EDT:

“HANA’s Evolution and Ten Key Considerations for your HANA Projects”

Location: Theater 5

Speaker: Alison Bessho, director, HANA solutions

Learn how HANA has matured and how companies of all sizes are leveraging its latest capabilities for critical decision making and improving sale and operations. Also hear the top ten considerations that will ensure your HANA project success.

Tuesday, June 3, 1:30 pm EDT:

“E-Commerce trends in Wholesale Distribution”

Location: Microforum LB256

Speaker: David Ogiba, director, SAP solutions

Distributors are looking to new ways to acquire new customers and increase wallet share with existing ones. Customers are demanding more and more self-service options and other new service options. How are distributors leading the way to satisfy these needs?

Wednesday, June 4, 9:30 am EDT:

“Guided Analytics – Achieving a Palpable ‘Return on Analytics’ (ROA), Every Time.”

Location: Theater 5

Speaker: Jeremy Stierwalt, service line director, analytics

After investing millions on big data and analytics, organizations still struggle to find ROA even though they have better data. Guided Analytics are proven to deliver the right content, to the right people, while aligning your company’s strategic business initiatives to the delivery of information.

For additional details, visit the NTT DATA booth or the SAPPHIRE NOW 2014 landing page at http://americas.nttdata.com/sapphire2014.aspx.

About NTT DATA

NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world, with operations in more than 40 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services from consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing to cloud-based solutions.

Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

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