FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Registration, Networking, Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM to 9:15 AM

Chapter Welcome & ASUG Update

9:15 AM to 10:15 AM

Delta Faucet’s S/4 Journey So Far

Session Highlights include:

  1. 1511 vs. 1610 – Delta’s Decision Process
  2. Impact of S/4 on 3rd Party Applications
  3. 1511 vs. 1610 – Major Functionality Changes
  4. 1610 Useful Fiori Apps

Speakers: Nick Jackson, Sean Mawhorter

10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

SAP BI 4.2 Pilot Update

This session will explore Eli Lilly’s journey to update their existing SAP Business Systems to BI 4.2. Raj will cover existing setup, explain how we tested the BI 4.2 update using one of our test systems to make sure the process is successful and wrap with some of the new features we are looking forward to using.

Speaker: Raj Kandasamy

11:15 AM to 11:30 AM

Break

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

HANA in a Heartbeat: Deploying SAP Production Applications in the Cloud

This session will explore how SAP Customers have been using cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services to rapidly evaluate and implement SAP on HANA. Featured case studies include:

  • New SAP implementations running on HANA in the cloud
  • Migrations of existing SAP applications to the cloud
  • The use of cloud platforms to perform a pilot upgrade for upgrade impact analysis

Speaker: Jon Friesen

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Lunch

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Looking to Run SAP HANA on Azure? Learn How to Get Started and Build a Long-Lasting Cloud Strategy

Is your organization looking to migrate or deploy SAP HANA on Azure, but do not know exactly where to start? With a full breath of SAP HANA options available, it is no wonder why many companies are looking to leverage the power of the Azure Cloud Platform to optimize their SAP HANA environment and overall business operations. Join Protera Technologies CTO, Patrick Osterhaus, as he discusses where to begin when planning your full SAP HANA migration and the best practices to follow when deploying an Azure hosted solution. This expert session will take a deep dive into building a comprehensive Azure cloud strategy including ho to create a pre-migration plan, project design, and the technical steps required to either deploy SAP HANA or migrate your existing applications to Azure. To ensure attendees achieve real success with Azure, each attendee will receive the opportunity to setup a personalized technical pre-migration readiness assessment, that includes a report with a comprehensive list of current performance, and usage metrics, as well as a recommended migration plan.

Speakers: Patrick Osterhaus

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Transacting Rentals While Maintaining Corporate Visibility of the Equipment

Please join Tad Alper of Clear Software, and Brett George, Business Solutions Manager at Seventy Seven Energy, for their presentation “Transacting Rentals While Maintaining Corporate Visibility of the Equipment.” Fully leveraging technology investments has become an important competitive differentiator as organizations continue to identify key areas for improvement. Those companies that choose the path of intelligent and aggressive process optimization will gain clear advantages. In this informative session, Tad Alper of Clear Software, and Brett George, Business Solutions Manager at Seventy Seven Energy, will highlight the use of cloud based ClearUI® to improve rental contract throughput and increase productivity by 700%. Additionally, the ClearUI® solution provides a foundation to rapidly solve previously intractable business problems across their enterprise.

Speakers: Tad Alper