Sven Denecken

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Sven Denecken is Global Vice President of Strategy for S/4HANA at SAP. He collaborates closely with varied market constituents to supports the strategy of cloud and its alignment with the SAP field organization and ecosystem. Also follow him at @SDenecken

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Yesterday´s ERP Future is Today´s Reality

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Yesterday´s ERP Future is Today´s Reality

Yesterday´s Future is Today´s Reality. In the area of Business applications, cloud seems to be all over the place. But it has many facets which all have its right to exist, though it´s a fatal misunderstanding to see cloud simply as an alternative technical deployment option.

February 21, 2017 by in ÜberTech /

Effects of the Digital Transformation on Businesses - Helpful Use Cases  Another Retail industry example (3b) - Instant Digital Feedback

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Effects of the Digital Transformation on Businesses - Helpful Use Cases Another Retail industry example (3b) - Instant Digital Feedback

In today's ever changing and smarter world consumers want to be able to influence the products they consistently buy with their ideas. Taking the fashion industry as an example: new trends are only one factor that determine the newest collections. Customer satisfaction has always been and will always be a crucial factor for businesses to stay competitive in their respective markets.

December 5, 2016 by in ÜberTech /

Why is NOW the time to rethink your 2-tier ERP Strategy

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Why is NOW the time to rethink your 2-tier ERP Strategy

Multinational companies directly drive the major part of global businesses. Often the business of subsidiaries, dedicated Line of business, acquisitions or divestitures are run with the ERP system of the headquarters, but there are cases where it is advantageous to run the subsidiary with their own independent ERP system.

November 27, 2016 by in ÜberTech /

Reimagining Finance: Cloud First

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Reimagining Finance: Cloud First

Though many analyst firms agree that finance applications are gradually moving to the cloud, the concrete benefits might not be equally understood. Apart from the benefits of lower TCO, cloud deployment of financial applications primarily provides three strategic benefits:

November 21, 2016 by in ÜberTech /

Effects of the Digital Transformation on Businesses - Helpful Use Cases  Next up the Retail industry- Frictionless Commerce

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Effects of the Digital Transformation on Businesses - Helpful Use Cases Next up the Retail industry- Frictionless Commerce

Being able to pay your coffee with your smartphone is something only little people could have imagined just a few years back. But the trend of people paying without cash took the next step by eliminating the credit or debit card and using the thing everyone is always carrying around anyway. Read more via this use case.

October 30, 2016 by in ÜberTech /

Effects of the Digital Transformation on Businesses - Helpful Use Cases in the Consumer Products industry - Service Enhanced Products

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Effects of the Digital Transformation on Businesses - Helpful Use Cases in the Consumer Products industry - Service Enhanced Products

Digital Transformation in Consumer products industries: For companies in this field it is necessary to enable appliance manufacturers to sell not only products but also services. To achieve this, the company needs to equip their products with sensors, and collect and analyze product performance data through predictive analytical models.

October 23, 2016 by in ÜberTech /

Effects of the Digital Transformation on Businesses - Helpful Use Cases

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Effects of the Digital Transformation on Businesses - Helpful Use Cases

Many businesses have already begun to transition themselves towards digital transformation as they realize that it is not something to be left for tomorrow. With this series we want to illustrate, on industry specific use cases, how businesses can re-imagine their business models, processes, products, and services, for the purpose of achieving the benefits of the digital transformation.

October 16, 2016 by in ÜberTech /

CFO's Role in Digital Transformation

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CFO's Role in Digital Transformation

If the first reason needs to be a wake-up call for CFOs to start taking a deeper and closer look at digital technology to reinvent themselves, the second reason - the mindset of Finance as a back-office support function requiring only the minimal IT investment to stay alive - is clearly a relic of the past. Let's look at some of the business drivers of the changes in the Finance function and how recent advancements in digital technology are finally delivering the answers to enable CFOs to embrace digital transformation in their own turf.

October 3, 2016 by in ÜberTech /