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Infosys is a Sapphire-level Sponsor of SAPPHIRE NOW.

Infosys - Sapphire-level Sponsor of SAPPHIRE NOW.

Discover how to innovate with Infosys and experience our leading-edge SAP solutions.

Date: May 14 – 16, 2012
Venue: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA
Booth Number: 2800

Event Overview

SAPPHIRE NOW is a premier, business technology conference and one of the largest SAP customer-driven conferences. The event presents an opportunity for SAP customers to meet, interact and network with SAP and their partners from around the world.

Connect with Infosys

In today's rapidly changing business world, innovation is critical to building and maintaining a competitive edge in any industry, and to overcome challenges like commoditization and intense competition.

Meet us at SAPPHIRE NOW to understand how you can innovate with Infosys by:

  • Driving SAP-enabled business transformations with measurable value
  • Accelerating business processes with Infosys innovative mobility solutions
  • Understanding and exploiting the full potential of HANA with Infosys–the early mover on HANA
  • Gaining relevant insights with real-time business analytics and intelligence

Visit Infosys at Booth # 2800 and experience our innovative solutions in analytics, HANA and mobility. Engage our experts in a discussion to understand how Infosys is able to deliver transformational engagements with measurable business value.

Sessions

Topic: Your BI of the future–panel discussion featuring JCI, BHI, Bell, and Forrester
Date: May 14, 2012
Time: 12:00 – 12:40 EDT
Venue: Analytics Theater

Session description

Business intelligence (BI) and analytics are witnessing a lot of innovation and evolution across the value chain. In this session, a panel of BI and analytics leaders across industries share ideas on what the BI of the future could look like for both business and IT. This session will help you build an understanding on how you can innovate with SAP BI solutions to achieve your objectives.

Speakers
  • Sangeetha Edwin, Director, Global Sales and Marketing, BI, EDI, Johnson Controls
  • Oscar Plana, Director, BI & Data Management Services, Baker Hughes Inc.
  • Matthew Cordner, Director, Business Process Integration, Bell Helicopter
  • Rakhi Makad, Industry Principal, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys Limited
Moderator
  • Boris Evelson, VP, Forrester Research, Inc.

Topic: Getting the business case right for IT-enabled investments – proven strategies to get the business case right every time for important IT-enabled investments
Date: May 14, 2012
Time: 15:00 – 16:00 EDT
Venue: S230A

Session description

This presentation will provide proven strategies to discover and articulate the business value of a proposed project and then ensure the realization of the 'value promise' post implementation.

Case studies will be used to illustrate critical success factors necessary to turn 'expected ROI' into 'realized ROI'. An example of a critical success factor is ensuring business executives own both achieving business value and stopping potential 'value leaks'.

Preventable value leaks include overlooked 'hidden' benefits, valid benefits excluded due to managers' unfamiliarity with benefit potential, omission of important 'soft' benefits, lack of executive ownership, project scope changes made without considering value implications, and failure to incorporate value management in all phases of the project including blueprinting.

This session will provide the knowledge needed for CIOs to fundamentally change their companies' attitude towards achieving business value from their technology investments.

Speakers
  • Raj Joshi, Managing Partner, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys Limited
  • Greg MacKinnon, Head of Industry Business Consulting – SAP North America

Topic: Southern California Edison unleashes the power of HANA
Date: May 14, 2012
Time: 12:00 – 12:40 EDT
Venue: Database and Technology Theater

Session description

Southern California Edison is implementing a two-phased SAP HANA Program aimed at capturing significant operational cost-effective improvement and game-changing opportunity. Learn how they incorporated the SAP HANA strategy and business proposition in their business intelligence journey with BW-HANA and Standalone HANA. The session will highlight results from the HANA pilot project and technical high points.

Speakers
  • Ron Grabyan, Manager, Business Intelligence Services, Southern California Edison
  • Ranjeet Panicker, Practice Manager, SAP America
  • Meyyappan, Principal Consultant, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys Limited

Topic: SAP and Infosys expanding mobility frontiers through co-innovation
Date: May 15, 2012
Time: 11:30 – 11:50 EDT
Venue: Demo Area, Mobile Campus

Abstract

Infosys and SAP are co-developing new functionality in the SAP Retail Execution (REX 3.0) mobile app to provide sales representatives the data, tools and insights they need to completely manage their visits to retail stores.

Speakers
  • Ravi Arya, Principal Technology Architect, SAP Practice – Retail, CPG, Logistics & Life Sciences, Infosys Limited
  • Param Kahlon, VP Mobile Applications – Service & CP, SAP A.G.

Topic: Benefitting from SAP's best-in-class procurement solutions – Baker Hughes Case Study on achieving procurement proficiencies
Date: May 15, 2012
Time: 15:00 – 16:00 EDT
Venue: S320F

Session description

Today's competitive environment with economic uncertainties necessitates that enterprises achieve highest levels of procurement proficiency that is beyond just cost savings. Enterprises look at strategic sourcing to boost their bottom-lines, ensure quality of products, and achieve a strategic relationship with suppliers. A comprehensive procurement solution should allow enterprises to maximize the value of existing contracts, control and analyze spend, automate procure-to-pay (P2P) processes, and strengthen the supplier relationship management.

A leading oilfield services company, Baker Hughes Inc., is leveraging best-in-class solutions from SAP and enabling the procurement platform of the future. The procurement solution leverages SAP Contract Lifecycle Management (SAP CLM), SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM), SAP Business Objects, and SAP NetWeaver Portal to provide valuable insights into spends and to bring the overall spends under control. The solution also leverages SAP's market solution for procure-to-pay for supplier integration and automation of P2P process. This session provides a practical approach to adopting and delivering procurement solutions and realizing cost savings.

Speakers
  • Sunil Gupta, Principal Consultant, Infosys Limited
  • Robert Burnett, IT Director for Supply Chain Management at Baker Hughes Inc.

Topic: Delivering a complex business transformation across Latin America
Date: May 16, 2012
Time: 11:00 – 11:40 EDT
Venue: Partner Theater

Session description

Learn how a global consumer products company is successfully managing its deployment across Latin America, employing a strong partnership, teamwork, and multi-vendor strategy. Hear about how it is using a global governance template to drive business value through standardization and manage a multi-cluster deployment over an accelerated timeline.

Speakers
  • John Hanna, Clorox Global Program Manager
  • Jon Brizzi, Senior Partner, Infosys Limited

Topic: Process excellence in SAP landscape with testing automation
Date: May 16, 2012
Time: 16:15 – 17:15 EDT
Venue: S220F

Session description

Regression testing, integration testing and unit testing, all form important part of an SAP project. Testing is necessary but never sufficient. Testing becomes more complex in global-local object development scenario. The entire activity needs effort and costs more each time the activity is performed. The question that will be addressed at the session is – can we avoid it? The presentation will showcase a unique methodology developed with focus on process mapping in ARIS (Software AG) and Solution Manager as a prime driver in test automation with a precise execution model.

The model developed captures the data during process mapping, such that it enables an SAP functional as well as a test automation consultant to deliver end-to-end automation with ARIS, SAP Solution Manager, SAP TAO, and QC-QTP. The implementation of the above model at an automotive major helped in an agile rollout and design of a new shared service delivery model across the enterprise. This also helped the client gain confidence in SAP Test Acceleration and Optimization.

Speaker
  • Madhup Paturkar, Lead Consultant, Infosys Limited

Speaker Profiles

Dr. Sophy Liu
Director - Emerging Technology Applications, Baker Hughes Inc.

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Robert Burnett
IT Director, Supply Chain Management, Baker Hughes Inc.

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Karen Doyle
Manager, Software Quality Assurance, Nike Inc.

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Pavel Saha
Senior Project Manager, SAP Testing - Retail, CPG Logistics & Life Sciences, Infosys Limited

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Viren Walavalkar
Senior Manager, IT Operations, Baker Hughes Inc.

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Matthew Cordner
Director, Business Process Integration, Bell Helicopter

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Oscar Plana
Director, BI & Data Management Services, Baker Hughes Inc.

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Sangeeta Edwin
Director, Sales & Marketing, BI and EDI, Johnson Controls Inc.

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Boris Evelson
Vice President & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc

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Ron Grabyan
Manager, Business Intelligence Services, Southern California Edison

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John Hanna
Client Director, International IT, The Clorox Company

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Raj Joshi
Managing Partner, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys Limited

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Jon Brizzi
Partner, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys Limited

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Microforums

Topic: How Baker Hughes and Infosys Transformed Quote-to-Cash and Field Operations
Date: May 15, 2012
Time: 11:00 – 11:45 EDT
Venue: Partner Center, Microforum 3

Session Description

This discussion shows how Baker Hughes Inc. transformed its quote-to-cash process and field operations, enabling it to provide end-to-end solutions. It also yielded opportunities for greater competitiveness by providing cross-segment business solutions with global scalability.

Speakers
  • Viren Walavalkar, Sr. Manager – Information Technology, Baker Hughes Inc.
  • Ashish Tewary, Industry Principal, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys Limited

Topic: Lessons Learned as a Part of the QA Journey for Nike's SAP IS-Retail (along with MAP) Implementation
Date: May 14, 2012
Time: 14:00 – 14:45 EDT
Venue: Partner Center, Microforum 2

Abstract:

This informative case study highlights the key challenges faced, the lessons learned, and the successes achieved during the Nike Retail Merchandising and BI Greenfield Implementation of SAP IS-Retail (along with MAP). This session focuses on the proven best-practice methodologies for test strategy design, implementation, and tracking across different types of testing, spanning all of the ASAP lifecycle phases for a Greenfield Implementation – functional, interface, batch, end-to-end business process, data conversion, security, and performance. This session also highlights the benefits of delivering these quality assurance (QA) programs by utilizing a collaborative testing approach between Nike and Infosys, along with the challenges and benefits of utilizing an onsite-offshore service delivery model.

Speakers
  • Karen Doyle, Manager, Software Quality Assurance, Nike Inc.
  • Pavel Saha, Senior Project Manager, SAP Testing – Retail, CPG, Logistics & Life Sciences, Infosys Limited

Topic: Enabling Tomorrow's Enterprise through the Mobile Experience
Date: May 15, 2012
Time: 15:00 – 15:45 EDT
Venue: Partner Center, Microforum 3

Session Description

This discussion explains how Baker Hughes Inc., in partnership with Infosys Limited, devised and executed a mobility road map. Gain insights into a pilot that uses the Sybase Unwired Platform to boost employee productivity and reduce cycle times for invoice processing.

Speakers
  • Sophy Liu, Director – Emerging Technology Applications, Baker Hughes Inc.
  • Ramesh Adiga, Practice Manager, Infosys Limited
  • Sunil Kumar Gupta, Principal Consultant, Infosys Limited

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