New Zealand SAP User Group

  •  Hamilton Event

    Wednesday 21st March 2018

  •  Topic Overview
    Keynote: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Habib Baluwala, Data Scientist, Soltius
    •  Story of 2016 Election
    • Difference between Data Science, AI and Big Data
    • Data Science applications
    • SAP Predictive Analytics Capabilities
    • The move towards AI
    • Insights into Data Strategy
    • Demo's




    Mobilising SAP for improved UX and H&S, Brett Costello and Tim Lloyd, Ballance Agri-Nutients & Soltius
    • Bringing you the latest success story in their enterprise mobility journey, join Brett to hear how Balance Agri-Nutrients revolutionised the fertilizer collection process
    • Balance Agri-Nutrients were looking to reduce employee risk, streamline processes and slash paper usage for one of their key business processes. The custom-built Loader Driver App, powered by SAP-Certified plug-in Neptune Software was selected as the preferred solution
    • In this presentation Brett will discuss the key drivers for the project, how the implementation was tackled, and the impressive results achieved in just six months from concept through to implementation
    • A key drawcard for the solution was the apps usability and SAP FIORI Interface, which meant the operators could easily self-teach and resulted in the new app being adopted in a matter of hours
    • Learn how improved automation of business systems and intuitive user engagement can be applied to streamline your business processes, with the help of Neptune Software
    NZ Case Study of Successful migration from R/3 to S/4, Andrew Mills, Manager Business Services, Deloitte
    • We will discuss the approach used to re-implement the Tenon business from their current R3 system to SAP S4 HANA
    • Provide an overview of the delivery plan and explain how up front work, including buy in from management, and allocation of dedicated internal resource made the project a success
    • Explain their approach to adoption of dual cloud integrated to single desktop and how they have leveraged the benefits of cloud infrastructure
    • Talk through the need for and completion of migrating their current customisations and the effort required to remediate these for S4
    • Discuss the UI approach and adoption of UI5 and Fiori along with some examples of the new hand held user interface that was delivered
    • Talk through some of the business benefits that they achieved through the implementation project
    Change Leadership, Tyrone Mapp, Project Manager, Ballance Agri-Nutrients
    • Understanding change as a leadership principle
    • Understanding how change impacts people
    • Facilitating change in an organization
    • Tools and techniques for change
    • Understanding how we see the world impacts our ability to handle change
    Article Profitability Insights at Briscoe Group, with a custom blend of SAP reporting & planning tools, Alexey Shiyanov, Senior BI Consultant & Services Manager, Sentio
    • Business Case: Naked Costing - defining articles profitability
    • Decision factors to go with the custom built reporting solution & Agile development approach
    • High level solution design
      • Functional (utilized data - FI, MM, SD)
      • Technical (BW for HANA, BI-IP, ABAP, BO AO)
    • Live Solution demo
    • Solution Benefits & future steps
    Go Big, go Global - Fonterra deployment of SuccessFactors Employee Central, Tina Lundkvist, HR Systems and Analytics Manager, Fonterra
    • Sharing the story of Fonterra Coop Group Ltd, going live with Employee Central globally (29 Countries)
    • Technologies we pioneered
    • Our Change Management Plan
    • Where to next - our high-level roadmap
     SAP Testing - Making Life Easier for Business Users, Grant Borrie, Josh Dickinson & Tim Rankin-Mills, Senior Testing Consultants, The Testing Consultancy
    • Share the modern SAP testing approaches adopted by global customers with large, complex SAP implementations
    • Conducting a Business process Risk Assessment
    • Automatically capturing business user activity to create test cases
    • Model Based Test Automation
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