Event

SAPPHIRE NOW 2015

TCS is a Sapphire-level sponsor and the title concert sponsor at SAPPHIRE NOW 2015, May 5-7 in Orlando.

SAP’s SAPPHIRE NOW conference is the flagship event for senior executives, lines of business and IT decision makers, business managers, and hands-on IT professionals looking to gain knowledge and valuable connections to help overcome business complexities in their organizations and achieve growth and innovation. Join over 20,000 attendees and 80,000 online participants for three days of strategy, networking, interactive discussions, and education on the latest SAP applications and services to help simplify your organization.

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TCS Participation

TCS is a Sapphire-level sponsor and the exclusive sponsor of the SAP concert at SAPPHIRE NOW with pop superstar Jennifer Lopez. At this year’s event, TCS’ SAP experts and business consultants will co-present success stories with our clients and demonstrate our proven best practices in microforum discussions and demo theaters. Meet our SAP experts onsite to learn how TCS’ next-generation offerings and innovations can help your business run simple. 

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Please contact us to schedule a meeting with TCS’ SAP experts and business consultants at SAPPHIRE NOW 2015.  

Session Highlights:

Accelerate Business Processing and Improve User Experience (UX): Migrating to SAP Business Suite
Tuesday, May 5, 12:00 – 12:20 PM EST | Global Services and Support Center Campus
Speakers: Navin Kewale, Director, EIT Shared Services – SAP CoE Technology Platform, Cardinal Health; Ramesh Iyanswamy, SAP HANA Global Lead, TCS

Cardinal Health partnered with TCS on its migration journey, moving from SAP's ECC platform to SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA. Gain insight and key learnings from their migration journey. Learn how Cardinal improved data and reporting back to the business and leveraged new features—SAP Fiori and SAP Screen Personas—to optimize business processes and improve UX.

British Gas Automates and Modernizes its Supply Chain for Smart Metering
Tuesday, May 5, 1:00 – 1:20 PM EDT | Partner and SME Solution Center
Speaker: Phil Crannage, Core Systems Director, British Gas; Prashant Shirgur, SAP Global Delivery Head, TCS

British Gas’ partnered with TCS to modernize its supply chain to handle the exponential growth of smart meter installations. Gain insights on their best practice approach that won three European Supply Chain Excellence Awards and, automated forecasting, managed reverse logistics, reduced asset costs and improved warehouse efficiencies.

Hasbro Rolls Out a Global Supply Chain Transformation Delivering Better, Faster Data to the Business
Wednesday, May 6, 12:00 – 12:20 PM EST | Partner Theater
Speakers: Jim Cloherty, VP, Global IT Development, Hasbro; Madhumita Dasgupta, Global SAP Delivery Head for Retail, CPG, Travel, Transport and Hospitality, TCS

Hasbro partnered with TCS to design, re-engineer and implement a global sourcing program across 15 countries in Europe and Asia to automate vendor and supply data. TCS' SAP certified data migration and testing tools enabled Hasbro to fast track the global roll out to five years, instead of 13. The enhanced system improved vendor relationships, finance and credit reporting and freight management.

The Internet of Things is a Reality: Opportunities and Technology Implications for the Enterprise
Wednesday, May 6, 12:00 – 12:45 PM EST | Business Networks Campus
Speaker: Kent Sanders, Lead Partner, Enterprise Architecture, Transformation Practice, TCS

In this microforum, we look beyond the IoT consumer hype and discuss the significant opportunities for the enterprise. We will share IoT success stories across industries that enable companies to collect, analyze, and process data, eliminating human lag time and cutting cost. Join us as we explore the impact that IoT data and devices have on a company's IT architecture and how to modernize.

Transforming a Global Chemical Manufacturer's Business Processes with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud
Wednesday, May 6, 12:30 – 12:50 PM EST | Platform and Technology Campus
Speakers: Kamesh Baratam, IT Director, CIO, Performance Fibers; Ramesh Iyanswamy, SAP HANA Global Lead, TCS

Performance Fibers, a global chemical manufacturer, partnered with TCS on an innovative implementation to integrate all existing environments onto a single SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) platform. Learn how they leverage SAP's newest technologies – SAP HANA Live, BW on HANA and SAP Fiori to standardize and integrate business processes, enhance reporting and analytics, and speed month end closings.

Maximize Business Value with Enterprise BI
Wednesday, May 6, 2:00 - 2:45 PM EDT | Platform and Technology Campus
Speakers: Fredrik Ohlsson, Global Information Management Delivery Director, Tetra Pak; Nilesh Phodase, Senior SAP Consultant, TCS

This discussion covers ways to engage with all your data, on any device and across any platform. Explore with Tetra Pak and TCS how business intelligence (BI) solutions from SAP can help you create a complete and consistent view of the business that fosters enterprise knowledge for better decision making.

Optimize Competitive Pricing with Competitive Intelligence
Wednesday, May 6, 3:30 - 3:50 PM EDT | Partner and SME Solutions Center
Speakers: Tony Gray, Director, Transformation Practice, TCS; Sathappan Ramaswamy, Retail Merchandising Practice Lead, TCS

Shop multiple competitors across various channels, improve article-level competitive intelligence, and implement granular pricing strategies. Learn more about TCS’s Optumera, which integrates with the SAP HANA platform and the SAP Customer Activity Repository application and is based on HTML5 (SAPUI5) and the SAP Fiori user experience.

Capture Real Business Value by Simplifying and Improving Operations
Wednesday, May 6, 5:00 - 5:20 PM EDT | Demo Theater, SAP Global Service and Support Center
Speakers: Andrew Graham, Director, Partner Management, SAP Global Service and Support, SAP; Harsh Nayak, Run SAP Program Manager, TCS

Take a best-practice approach to risk reduction and continuous improvement. Discover how enterprises around the world are achieving these goals by capitalizing on SAP’s collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services, the Run SAP Pinnacle Award winner for three consecutive years. Learn how quality checks and performance dashboards from TCS can help your business run better.

API Integrates Retail and Wholesale Businesses to Deliver Faster, More Accurate Data to the Business
Thursday, May 7, 12:00 – 12:20 PM EDT | Partner Theater
Speakers: Cary Farmer, OneERP Program Manager, API; Kevin Geary, OneERP Project Manager, TCS

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) partnered with TCS to implement an innovative ERP system, combining retail store and wholesale customer data into an integrated SAP solution. Gain insight into the process of aligning separate systems, people and processes to standardize data to better serve the business, new SAP functionalities and TCS' SAP-certified data migration and testing tools.

Leveraging SAP HANA: A Roadmap to Success
Thursday, May 7, 12:00 – 12:45 PM EST | Platform and Technology Campus
Speaker: Ramesh Iyanswamy, SAP HANA Global Lead, TCS

Companies today are eager to embrace SAP HANA-based solutions to deliver better data across the business. However, choosing the right deployment strategy is critical to maximizing your investment and ensuring an efficient data migration. TCS guides companies with a roadmap assessment and value realization framework that addresses the top challenges and delivers a customized deployment strategy.