Sapphire Now & ASUG Annual Conference 2019

By Dorota Gibiino

05 April 2019

New technologies have given rise to innovative business models that are disrupting established players across industries.

Companies are looking to stay competitive, gain agility, create value, and lead in their markets.

Every year, more than 20,000 SAP users travel to Orlando to network with SAP peers and get inspired by new SAP technology in hundreds of expert sessions, workshops and theater presentations. This year will be fully immersive and will not disappoint.

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What came before?

  • 2014 — SAP focused on a theme of simplicity (under the slogan “Run Simple”) and introduced SAP Simple Finance (now SAP S/4HANA Finance), a new HANA-based financial application.
  • 2015 — Sapphire Now focused on the newly released SAP S/4HANA, a next-generation ERP system.
  • 2017 — SAP Leonardo, SAP’s platform for developing next-generation technology applications, took the spotlight.
  • 2018 — The conference introduced SAP C/4HANA, a new customer experience platform.

So what’s new this year?

Community approach: creating a completely new event experience.
They have created five “neighborhoods” – Innovative BusinessApplied IntelligenceOptimised ResourcesDelighted Customers and Engaged Workforce – visitors can discuss the challenges and opportunities of technological change with SAP experts, partners, and early adopters. Register your place.

Meet Centiq’s CTO – Robin Webster at Sapphire this year.

Robin Webster is the CTO at Centiq. Robin’s career in IT started back in 1994 when he developed an automated forecasting system whilst working in a purchasing department. He moved towards Infrastructure management when he joined Norwich Union in 2000 where he focused his efforts on resilience and high availability of large UNIX systems. Robin took his first role in consultancy at Centiq in 2006 traveling the country installing IBM POWER systems and storage and in 2011 took a leap into the SAP world when he installed the first UK IBM HANA appliance. Today he is an advocate for HANA optimization, SAP on Microsoft Azure and managing SAP platforms as code.  

Arrange a meeting with Robin Webster at the event. Email to book

Watch Robin’s latest Video’s here 

Twitter: @RobinCTOCentiq

By Dorota Gibiino

05 April 2019