SAPPHIRE NOW is just around the corner! We’re excited to see you for three days of networking, two conferences, all in one beautiful location – Orlando, Florida! You and thousands of other members of the community who use SAP software every day will come together for the largest global business technology event, hosted by SAP and ASUG.

This year, there is so much to do at SAPPHIRE NOW, including:

  • Networking with 20,000+ attendees
  • Seeing solutions in action during the 1200+ sessions
  • Discussing future possibilities with 5000+ execs and experts
  • Engaging with 250+ partners and startups
  • Getting inspired by 10+ keynote speakers: #Kobe #Yankees

How do you fit all that in 3 days? We’re sharing  a list of the top Analytics sessions that you should make sure are in your agenda—and we’re previewing all the social must-do’s as well! Because you won’t want to miss our SAP Leonardo & Analytics Smart-Bar Reception  and our social data contest, where you could win a pair of Snapchat Spectacles! (Watch this video for an overview, and get all the details below.)

Top Analytics Sessions You Must See

Tuesday, May 16

Wednesday, May 17

Thursday, May 18

Top ASUG Customer Sessions

  • General Mills and SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA: Journey to Hadoop Data Lake Integration
  • Zurich‘s SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2 Platform Upgrade: Best Practices and SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud
  • Pfizer Achieves Tremendous Benefits with SAP HANA Using a Scale-Up Approach
  • Agile Dashboard Development at Love’s Travel Stops
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Upgrade to SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2
  • How a Data Hub Helps Promote Exxon‘s Big Data Strategy
  • Barton Malow Gained Insight into Project Costs Using SAP BusinessObjects Lumira and SAP HANA
  • Production and Operations Analysis with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio with Aryzta
  • NASA’s journey to SAP BW on HANA: A mission of innovation and efficiency
  • Design Thinking at Benjamin Moore: Modeling Best Practices for SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA
  • Molex Experiences SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio: Crawl, Walk, and Run Faster
  • Migration of Multiple Business Warehouse Systems to SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA in the Cloud Using Post-Copy Automation with Coca-Cola

View the sample agenda to easily read all the session descriptions to make sure you get the most out of your experience at SAPPHIRE NOW.

Don’t Miss This! Join Us for the SAP Leonardo & Analytics Smart-Bar Reception

It’s all about connecting your things with people and processes –  so come reimagine your live digital business with the help of Big Data, analytics, machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and a super smart bar.

Join us at 6:30 on May 16 to  experience a “renaissance” of true digital business by:

  • Becoming intelligently connected to latest SAP Leonardo portfolio innovations and announcements
  • Enjoying a data-driven smart bar, fantastic food, and Live Business experience
  • Networking with peers, partners, and SAP experts

Benefit from a community of SAP customers, experts, and thought leaders who understand your business challenges, and make connections that will provide tremendous value long after you’ve returned home from Orlando. This event is Invitation Only, so please reach out to your SAP Account Executive to secure your spot. 

Data Spectacle Contest: Win a Pair of Snapchat Spectacles with SAP Analytics

This year at SAPPHIRE NOW, we’re giving away a pair of Spectacles. IoT helps to bring new solutions to live businesses, and also a little bit of fun to your family. Spectacles let you can see and share from your own perspective by recording 10-second clips right from the glasses, wirelessly sent to your phone via the Snapchat app!

If you’re attending SAPPHIRE NOW, you’re eligible to enter the contest. Follow us on Twitter to find out how to enter.

Join the Conversation

We have some really exciting Analytics news coming over the days of SAPPHIRE NOW, and you can join in on the conversation on Twitter by following @SAPAnalytics and getting engaged with the hashtags #SAPAnalytics and #SAPPHIRENOW. Ask questions! Share your thoughts! We’re listening.

Where You Can Find Us on the Show Floor

Visit us at the Data, Analytics, and Cloud Platform Campus to discover how our innovative offerings, built on the SAP Analytics Cloud solution, pulls data from SAP S/4HANA and other SAP and third-party software to empower your entire business. They include SAP Digital Boardroom, solutions for cloud analytics, hybrid analytics, data visualization, enterprise performance management, and predictive analytics/machine learning. (Ready to get started now? You can try SAP BusinessObjects Cloud free for 30 days.) 

One Last Thing…

Now that you’ve planned your agenda, you must make sure you make one last addition. On Thursday night, celebrate the conclusion of an incredible event by experiencing the band known for their legendary on-stage performances – MUSE.

See you in Orlando!