Recap: ASUG Chicago Chapter Meeting (July, 2017)

July 20, 2017 – Chicago, IL: This past week, GyanSys attended and was one of the sponsors at the ASUG Chicago Summer Chapter Meeting. The event was conducted at The Northern Illinois University, in Naperville.

The Chapter meeting was well attended by around 125 SAP professionals and included organizations such as – Sloan, NEC, Amer Sports, Commscope, Sysmex, Bunn, Zimmer, Grainger etc. to name a few.

Steve Williams (Business Solutions Manager – PLM, Delta Faucet) and Sanjay Una (Sr. Solution Architect, GyanSys) presented a session on – “Simplified SAP PLM S/4 1610 Using Fiori 2.0 for NPD”. The session outlined –

  • Seamless Integration between Teamcenter & S/4HANA SAP PLM for MM & EBOM creation, Change Number & Engineering Record using Middleware T4S
  • Central repository maintained within the SAP system, setting realistic timing and systematic follow-up, and increase speed to market capability
  • Global standard view of the all NPD projects and the individual projects therein, better visibility into project spend & faster response to the need for corrective action


The session provided a great overview of how S/4HANA 1610 would help Delta Faucet overcome manual processes and disconnects in legacy systems for New Product Development. It was attended by over 35 attendees and helped drive insightful discussions.

Steve Williams (Business Solutions Manager – PLM, Delta Faucet Company) & Sanjay Una (Sr. Solution Architect, GyanSys) presenting the Simplified SAP PLM S/4 1610 Using Fiori 2.0 for NPD. (Click here to access presentation)

 GyanSys give-away: An Autographed Arrieta jersey! The lucky winner was an attendee from the Sloan Company.

Recap: ASUG Indiana Chapter Meeting (February, 2017)

February 17, 2017 – Carmel, IN: This past week, GyanSys hosted the Opening ASUG Indiana Chapter meeting of 2017. This was a daylong event filled with education, networking and information sessions around key SAP trends.

The event was conducted in GyanSys’ warehouse; which recently went through a complete transformation to a professional grade conference center, with capacity to host over a 100 attendees.

The Chapter meeting was well attended by around 60 SAP professionals across Indiana based organizations such as – Roche Diagnostics, Allison Transmission, Delta Faucet, Aunt Millie’s, Vertellus, Eli Lilly, Bridgestone Firestone, Goodyear, Purdue University to name a few. The key sponsors of the event in addition to us were – Protera Technologies, Clear Software, Monocle Group & Intellicorp.

The sessions focused on evolving trends within the SAP industry. Topics covered included –

  • Customer journey around S/4HANA implementation, migration to HANA and SAP BI 4.2
  • Presentations by SAP on Integrated Business Planning (IBP) – Strategy & roadmap
  • How to deploy SAP Production Applications in the cloud

For the viewing pleasure of those who missed out, following are some photos from the event, with a brief description and link to presentation. (Click here to learn more)


ASUG Indiana Chapter Meeting – Welcome Note

ASUG Chapter Meeting Sponsors

Nick Jackson (IT Director, Delta Faucet) & Sean Mawhorter (Supply Chain Practice Director, GyanSys) presenting the Delta Faucet SAP S/4HANA Transformation Journey. (Click here to access presentation)


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