Meet the First 2020 Speakers

Gain key takeaways from SAP customers and experts as they showcase solutions to industry hot topics such as dashboards and visualizations, reporting, BI strategy, agile transformation, self-serve BI, project/change management, and on-premise, cloud, and hybrid analytics.

Stephanie Turner

Manager, Senior Systems Engineer, Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

Steer Executive Decision-Making with Digital Data Insights

With Honda Research and Development’s focus on expanding people’s dreams and potential, the need for…

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Charles Reeves

Director of Business Intelligence, Southwire

Evolving a Company into Digital Transformation with SAP Analytics Cloud

Learn how Southwire was able to adjust its approach to make the organization drive better…

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Ingo Hilgefort

Global Product Evangelist, SAP

Using Value Driver Trees for Visual Planning

A value driver tree can help you as part of your overall planning approach to…

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Dustin Garis

Chief Troublemaker, Garis Innovation

Human Innovation: Creating a Culture of Creativity and Agility

Considering that “over 95% of consumers and employees are human,” how could our approach to…

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Steer Executive Decision-Making with Digital Data Insights

With Honda Research and Development’s focus on expanding people’s dreams and potential, the need for internal and external data visibility and analysis is paramount. In this keynote, Honda R&D Americas will articulate how it has transformed to achieve the digital-data vision. Honda R&D has focused on data to shift its business culture, resulting in a single version of the truth, companywide transparency, open collaboration up to the executive level, self-service reporting, and integrated business processes. Its agile data science and analytics team is driving the growth of a digitally enabled business through the development of SAP HANA, SAP Analytics Cloud, and the SAP Digital Boardroom. The organization is continuously driving towards total transparency with a real-time view of organizational health by providing instant data-driven insights, with the capability to drill down to line-item data to address ad-hoc questions. Honda R&D is focused on standardization, simplification, automation, and advanced analytical capabilities to improved agile decision-making. By simplifying the boardroom process and providing visibility into a consolidated status summary of corporate metrics, Honda R&D has turned data into actionable insights to achieve significant organizational efficiencies.

Key session takeaways: 


  • Transforming your business to achieve a digital data vision.

  • Shift your business culture while transforming and enhancing your vision.

  • Achieve a simplified boardroom process by providing visibility into consolidated corporate metrics through a platform such as SAP Digital Boardroom.

Evolving a Company into Digital Transformation with SAP Analytics Cloud

Learn how Southwire was able to adjust its approach to make the organization drive better and faster management information in the future. Southwire has successfully leveraged SAP and improved automation through the use of SAP Analytics Cloud. The organization has seen more financial analysis insights and less non-value-added compiling of data, helping to digitally transform the company.

Key session takeaways: 


  • Reduction of software, hardware, and process costs with cloud solution

  • Native SAP solution increases data accuracy and data integrity and leads to a reduction in data errors

  • Business-user-friendly self-service BI and analytics solution

Using Value Driver Trees for Visual Planning

A value driver tree can help you as part of your overall planning approach to link your key business values to a set of drivers and provide your users with a simple-to-use approach for planning, as well as the ability to see all key business values and dependencies in a single visualization. In addition, a value driver tree can be a great tool for simulation purposes outside of your regular planning process, providing your users an easy option for a what-if scenario. In this session people will learn more about the value driver tree in SAP Analytics Cloud and which option you as a customer have the opportunity to leverage with the value driver tree in your next project.

Key session takeaways: 


  • See an overview on the value driver tree in SAP Analytics Cloud.

  • Learn about the ability to use a value driver tree for visual planning scenarios.

  • Gain the option to use a value driver tree for simulation scenarios.

Human Innovation: Creating a Culture of Creativity and Agility

Considering that “over 95% of consumers and employees are human,” how could our approach to innovation be more human? From his years helping global megabrands act like entrepreneurial startups, brand humanist Dustin Garis proved that the greatest opportunity for brands is not just innovating on products and marketing, but rather innovating on the full human experience. In this talk, Dustin Garis shares mind-bending principles for reinventing the organization from the inside out, creating a culture of creativity and agility and unconventional approaches to human understanding, so companies can achieve a breakthrough market impact.