Destination intelligent enterprise

SAPPHIRE NOW is SAP's largest global conference for customers and partners to explore how to get business value from new SAP solutions and technologies.

As a leading SAP partner, we look forward to meeting you and showing where your journey to the intelligent enterprise can take you, and how to get started.

Also, meet us at SAP Customer Experience LIVE to discuss how you can elevate and fast-forward intelligent customer experiences for your industries.

Accenture Wins Two 2019 SAP® Pinnacle Awards for Achievements with SAP S/4HANA® and SAP® Ariba

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Orlando, FL

Roadmap to Intelligent Enterprise

Insight. Roadmap. Action. The Intelligent Enterprise is anything but business as usual. Intelligence enables leading organizations to reinvent what they do and how they do it. To innovate at scale.

But how does your business get there? How does it win today so it can own tomorrow? Intelligent enterprises find their unique combination of how to innovate, differentiate and operate in their markets and industries. They transform at speed with the right talent and the right technology. Intelligent enterprises navigate complexity with new capabilities: ever-evolving insights, a living roadmap and nonstop action to realize value quickly.

Find out how intelligence drives opportunity and can transform every industry and business function. Join us to discover new approaches, envision the right solutions, enable new capabilities and build your roadmap forward.

Visit our booth #753 or contact your Accenture account team to join our invitation-only sessions.

Industry Insights

The Accenture and SAP agenda

Throughout SAPPHIRE NOW, we'll be sharing unique success stories of clients who transformed their business using SAP technologies. Attend the sessions to gain insights and hear how you can do the same.

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Services and Support SE734

The supply chain of the future is intelligent and serves as a growth engine. This requires a more customer-centric design, supported by an improved operating model that harnesses the value of intelligent technologies that adapt in real time and provide full transparency. See how Accenture myConcerto can guide and accelerate this transformation.

Michael Roger Accenture
Padman Ramankutty Intrigo – part of Accenture

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Services and Support SE734

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Best-Run Theater

Thrive in the new world of unprecedented social, global, and technological change. See how today's HR function is helping CEOs achieve their corporate strategy by unlocking human potential to drive business transformation. Learn how SAP SuccessFactors solutions can help you lead a true people strategy for the next chapter of your business and enable a best-run workforce.

Ben Shea Tapestry
Michael Braine Tapestry
Greg Tomb SAP

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Best-Run Theater

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CX

Accenture helped Sigma Healthcare implement its B2B e-commerce platform while overcoming challenges that would typically bring an implementation to a grinding halt. This session will demonstrate how to surpass many challenges in regard to pricing and promotion handling, custom look and feel, and performance management. See how the Qualtrics solution was leveraged as a key tool to properly include user feedback into the platform life cycle evolution.

Luke Shaw, Head of E-Commerce Sigma Healthcare
Marcelo Alcantara SAP CX Lead - ANZ, Accenture

Find out more about CX Live.

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CX

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Theater 5

Support profitability and bottom-line growth by gaining a holistic view of all spend categories. Connect and optimize processes for managing travel and expense, services, external labor, and more with SAP Concur, SAP Ariba, and SAP Fieldglass solutions.

Vasee Rayan SAP Ariba
Arun Srinivasan SAP Fieldglass
Heiko Zimmerman SAP Concur
Tricia Miller Accenture

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Theater 5

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Theater 3

This journey started when Versum Materials Inc. was spun off Air Products and Chemical Inc. and needed its own information system ASAP. It implemented SAP S/4HANA and multiple business applications in less than 16 months. The presenters will share the key challenges, lessons learned, and major wins for business.

Kishor Pallod Versum
Sally Giamalis Versum

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Theater 3

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HPE booth presentation -- Booth #2052

Join this theater presentation the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) booth, specific to the Application Optimized Private Cloud (AOPC) SAP workloads. Find out the what, why and how of AOPC for SAP.

Charles R. McCullough (“Chip”) Accenture

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HPE booth presentation -- Booth #2052

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310A

Loblaw’s enterprise vendor portal provides an efficient, easy-to-use interface for vendors to do business with the company, along with a self-serve security model. Powered by SAP Cloud Platform, the SAP Fiori user experience (UX), and other modern UX technologies, the portal delivers new levels of efficiency and delights vendors as never before.

Tahir Iqbal Loblaw
Safira Walsh Loblaw
Srinivas Ganugapati Accenture

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310A

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320H

Through its Integrated Work Management (IWM) project, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is moving to a more industry-standard enterprise asset management solution. This involves deploying new software such as ClickSchedule and the SAP Work Manager mobile app, and modifying existing SAP and PowerPlan software. The challenge was how to implement IWM in time and on budget without having to modify the 20-year legacy solution. Learn how PSE rolled out the solution to one of its business units.

Jacob George Puget Sound Energy
Khanh Nguyen SAP
Cesar Lucchese Accenture

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320H

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Services and Support SE734

Intelligent finance requires rethinking and changing business models, operating models, talent and skills, metrics for success, and the supporting technologies and systems to become a strategic advisor and a powerhouse that sparks ever more enterprise value. See how Accenture myConcerto can guide and accelerate intelligent finance transformation.

Constantin Holzner Accenture
David Davidson Accenture

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Services and Support SE734

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310E

Discover the value of embedded machine learning to finance, supply chain, and procurement professionals. Gain insights regarding how organizations have benefited from using machine learning and analytics to plan an SAP S/4HANA journey.

Kevin McConnell SAP
Glenn Gutwillig Accenture

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310E

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CU202

Improve compliance, increase loyalty, and help ensure business growth for your producers. Learn how SAP Sales Cloud solutions help insurers reduce costs and boost profitability. Drive higher revenues by providing full visibility into payouts and productivity.

Karen Schuerger Nationwide P&C
Anton Tomic SAP
Scott Duryea Accenture
Anupam Mohapatra Accenture

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CU202

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PL816

Empower employees to buy smarter. See how Accenture’s procurement organization uses SAP Ariba solutions with SAP S/4HANA to manage over $4.5 billion of spend every year. Learn how the guided buying capability with the SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing solution led Accenture’s procurement and IT organizations on a digital transformation journey.

Tricia Miller Accenture

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PL816

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330E

This journey started when Versum Materials Inc. was spun off Air Products and Chemical Inc. and needed its own information system ASAP. It implemented SAP S/4HANA and multiple business applications in less than 16 months. The presenters will share the key challenges, lessons learned, and major wins for business.

Kishor Pallod Versum
Sally Giamalis Versum

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330E

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PL801

Discover new opportunities to make the best use of open-source capabilities. Reveal the greatest potential of next-generation machine learning and data science solutions from SAP. Accenture will discuss learnings from a recent machine learning project with Commerzbank.

Markus Reiterer Accenture
Nitol Dutta SAP

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PL801

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310G

Mondelez International Inc. decided to transform its master data management landscape using the SAP Master Data Governance application to overcome challenges related to transparency, consistency, and lack of a consolidated view of the master data across the landscape. This redefined landscape will be the first step in its digital transformation journey.

Efrem Johnson Mondelez International
Rajiv Palkhiwala SAP
Ryan Moore Accenture

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310G

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NE500

Achieve time to business value around the SAP core application portfolio by using prebuilt partner extension applications. Hear from Accenture and Keytree about how they deliver on their vision of intelligent enterprises by building extension apps on SAP Cloud Platform to help transform the customer experience.

Marc Geall SAP

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NE500

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Best-Run Theater

Explore the industry-focused vision of customer experience created by the new Accenture and SAP partnership to capture the value of operational, experiential, and customer data. See how the partnership is defining, designing, and bringing to market industry-specific customer experience applications of tomorrow.

Alex Atzberger SAP
Scott Crider Sempra Energy
Fabio Vacirca Accenture

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Best-Run Theater

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CX

Join Darren McIlwraith from Enbridge for a fireside chat to explore topics such as: How does your company track and measure overall CX to enrich customer knowledge and insights? How and where do you inject CX metrics in the customer journey to mitigate biases to help discover what you don’t already know? How do you integrate feedback into the agile product development process to optimize UX/CX designs? What are the right metrics to track conversion for brand awareness, sales, and trust?

Darren McIlwraith Director of Customer Care, Enbridge
Deborah Carkner Digital Lead for Enbridge, Accenture

Find out more about CX Live.

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CX

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DI305

Support your organization's adoption of intelligent ERP technology by constructing a business value map. Contemplate how companies with productive implementations of SAP S/4HANA have achieved valuable outcomes by embracing best practices and addressing infrastructure considerations.

Amr El Meleegy SAP
Steve Collins Accenture

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DI305

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Platform and Intelligent Technologies PL854

Explore the future of spend management. Hear how the recently released guided buying capability for the SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing solution led the procurement and IT teams at professional services provider Accenture on a digital transformation journey to adopt the capability for a smarter way to manage more than $4.5 billion in yearly spend.

Eli Lambert Accenture
Tricia Miller Accenture

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Platform and Intelligent Technologies PL854

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CU225

Improve independent agents’ compensation experience and incentivize them to sell more. Learn how Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company worked with SAP partner Accenture Plc to deploy the SAP Commissions solution. Find out how the software is helping the insurance company reduce time-to-market and keep pace with industry trends.

Karen Schuerger Nationwide P&C

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CU225

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IN821

The oil and gas industry is seeking transformational propositions through adoption of cloud ERP solutions. Learn how Accenture and SAP are accelerating this journey through the co-development of SAP S/4HANA Cloud for upstream oil and gas – an intelligent, global, and scalable solution that delivers industry-defined processes in the public cloud.

Andrew Partington Accenture
Stephane Laurzon SAP

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IN821

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Booth #2000

Accenture DevOps for SAP on AWS will review the benefits and business outcomes for bringing industry leading automation to our mutual clients. The integrated components that comprise the suite of automation tools and how they drive value. We will present a commercial video for Accenture DevOps for SAP on AWS. And finally we will discuss specific examples of Accenture and AWS clients finding value in our joint partnership for SAP deployments.

Jim Klein Accenture

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Booth #2000

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Booth #729

Learn how Accenture is realizing value with SAP on Azure. We’ll share examples of how our own transformation is helping our clients uncover their next steps toward full business transformation with a mature SAP solution deployed on the Azure cloud, setting them up for cost savings, risk mitigation and future innovation.

Steve Collins Accenture
Karthik Amirtharajan Accenture

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Booth #729

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HPE booth presentation -- Booth #2052

Join this theater presentation the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) booth, specific to the Application Optimized Private Cloud (AOPC) SAP workloads. Find out the what, why and how of AOPC for SAP.

Charles R. McCullough (“Chip”) Accenture

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HPE booth presentation -- Booth #2052

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330A

YETI has implemented a near real-time planning solution with the SAP Integrated Business Planning solution for its monthly sales, inventory, and operations planning process. The plan is executed seamlessly through the integration with SAP S/4HANA for execution and supply network collaboration for supplier collaboration.

Chendur Anand Intrigo – part of Accenture
Johnny Kubala YETI
Sybil Wright YETI

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330A

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CU202

Win sales by focusing on the customer and offering new, connected experiences. Learn how SAP partner Accenture is helping Cooper Tire & Rubber Company use SAP Customer Experience solutions and intelligent technologies. Discover how the manufacturer has increased touch points, gained deeper customer insights, and unlocked new opportunities.

Todd Wilson Cooper Tire and Rubber Co.

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CU202

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Services and Support SE734

Explore Cooper Tire’s supply chain transformation journey into e-commerce. Understand how it used SAP Extended Warehouse Management and partner tools to support its new outbound process. Discuss how the company enabled process automation and flexibility to ensure it meets future requirements of its overall supply chain and e-commerce customers.

Kimberly Secord Cooper Tire and Rubber Co.

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Services and Support SE734

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Theater 5

Expand beyond cost-focused procurement and supply chain metrics to achieve more strategic business priorities. Maximize productivity, decrease supply chain risk, and source materials and services sustainably and ethically with integrated software for guided buying, supplier management, strategic sourcing, and supply chain.

Eli Lambert Accenture
Vasee Rayan SAP

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Theater 5

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HPE booth presentation -- Booth #2052

Join this theater presentation the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) booth, specific to the Application Optimized Private Cloud (AOPC) SAP workloads. Find out the what, why and how of AOPC for SAP.

Charles R. McCullough (“Chip”) Accenture

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HPE booth presentation -- Booth #2052

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330A

By deploying the SAP Integrated Business Planning solution, Stanley Black & Decker’s Stanley Engineered Fastenings (SEF) division achieved improvements in efficiency and accuracy of forecasting and sales and operations planning processes as well as significant scale and synergies through its global template to enhance its industry focus.

Chendur Anand & Raghu Bhardvaj Intrigo – part of Accenture

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330A

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