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Updates: SAPB1 Innovation Summit 2015

SAP Business One Innovation Summit APJ 2015, 2 – 4 March 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

LIVE UPDATES:

3 March 2015:

1o:20 am:

Mr Michael Lu, General Manager of Shanghai MTC Information Technology Co., Ltd

Mr Michael Lu, General Manager of Shanghai MTC Information Technology Co., Ltd

A Gold Partner of SAP, MTC offers industry-specific application on SAP Business One for the agriculture and food industry. From Farm to Table, Michael shared a successful experience with a large pig farm. To the laughter from the audience, he said about 700 millions pigs were consumed in China every year. This farm uses SAP Business One HANA to track pigs. He said his company sent a team of staff to live and work in the pig farm for about 3 months in order for the team to design and develop the application on SAP Business One.

9:45 am:

Mr Ye Zhang, Global Vice President and Chief Product Owner, SAP Business One Development

Mr Ye Zhang, Global Vice President and Chief Product Owner, SAP Business One Development

Ye Zhang energised the audience on SAP Business One Strategy and Roadmap 2015.

SAP Business One Strategy & Roadmap 2015

SAP Business One Strategy & Roadmap 2015

SAP HANA-based Innovation in 2015

SAP HANA-based Innovation in 2015

Ye Zhang demonstrated lots of cool Pervasive Analytics and pre-announced Browser Access for SAP Business One.

Cool Pervasive Analytics

Cool Pervasive Analytics

Browser Access for SAP Business One

Browser Access for SAP Business One

9:15 am:

Mr Rob Chu, Senior Vice President, SAP Business One Development

Mr Rob Chu, Senior Vice President, SAP Business One Development

Key messages from Rob Chu’s opening address on Day 2 of the SAP Business One Innovation Summit:

  • SAP will The Cloud Company powered by SAP HANA.
  • SME is a Strategic Growth Area for SAP and Ecosystem.
  • SAP is committed to do business in APJ – projected to be fastest growing region globally over next few years.
  • SAP Business One is SAP’s flagship product for the SME segment, powered by SAP HANA.

2 March 2015:

Sharing some photos snapped today.

Blue Ocean Systems and NetSys & Computer Cambodia

Blue Ocean Systems and NetSys & Computer Cambodia

Coresystems and Blue Ocean Systems

Coresystems and Blue Ocean Systems

Abeo and Blue Ocean Systems

Abeo and Blue Ocean Systems

12:00 noon:

Mr Erwan Philippe, SAP Business One Lead, APJ

Mr Erwan Philippe, SAP Business One Lead, APJ

Key messages from Mr Erwan Philippe’s presentation on Strategies to Accelerate the B1 Business on APJ in 2015:

  • There hasn’t been a better time to be an SAP Business One partner. And it only gets started!
A competitor's partner journey - from fully cloth to naked

A competitor’s partner journey – from fully cloth to naked

An SAP partner journey - from naked to fully cloth

An SAP partner journey – from naked to fully cloth

  • The factors driving today’s Infection Point are: (a) Big Data, (b) Mobile, (c) Cloud, and (d) Social.
  • SAP delivers Simply – Right-Sized Solutions for Next-Generation SMEs.
Simple is going to be the next buzzword, apart from HANA.

Simple is going to be the next buzzword, apart from HANA.

10:45 am:

Mr Finn Backer, Vice President, SAP Business One

Mr Finn Backer, Vice President, SAP Business One

Key messages from Mr Finn Backer’s presentation on The Importance of HANA for Partner Success:

  • SAP is HANA.
  • In memory technology is here to stay!
  • SAP Analytics is all about speed, and speed is good. Speed makes you smile.
  • The 3 pillars supporting HANA: i.e. removing current database design bottlenecks, addressing business needs and leveraging hardware technology.
The three pillars of HANA. It's like the Singapore's Marina Bay Sand with the three towers supporting the SkyPark.

The three pillars of HANA. It’s like the Singapore’s Marina Bay Sand with the three towers supporting the SkyPark.

  • The importance of HANA for partners’ success. SAP uses the analogy to remind partners that if they are on the train track and see the train coming, they better move otherwise they get run over by the train.

9:15 am: SAP Business One Innovation Summit 2015 kicked off.

Mr Luis Murguia, Global Senior Vice President, SAP Business One

Mr Luis Murguia, Global Senior Vice President, SAP Business One

Key points from Mr Luis Murguia’s keynote address on SAP Business One Acceleration Beyond the Clouds to 300 SAP partners:

  • SAP Business One HANA adoption exceeded 1,075 customers in 2014.
  • SAP Business One is like a multi stage rocket.
  • The next stage of SAP Business One includes (a) Transition to Cloud, (b) Mobile First, (c) Business Network Integrated, and (d) Platform Accelerated.
  • Encourages everyone to (a) embrace innovation, i.e. HANA, (b) be active in social media, (c) be more industry focus than ever – be the best, (d) get in shape for cloud economies, and (e) listen every day – in tune with  customer evolution.

1 March 2015:

6:30 pm: At Siam Paragon Shopping Center

Siam Paragon Shopping Center

Siam Paragon Shopping Center

At this After You Dessert Café… see what we wanted and ate for dinner.

After You Dessert Cafe

After You Dessert Café

Signature menu at the cafe

Signature menu at the café

Shibuya Honey Toast, Strawberry flavor

Shibuya Honey Toast, Strawberry flavour

Shibuya Honey Toast, Original flavour

Shibuya Honey Toast, Original flavour

On the way out of the café we saw this art piece on a wall in the mall.

Forks and spoons forming an art piece on the wall in the mall.

Forks and spoons forming an art piece on the wall in the mall.

3.30 pm: Having fun first… at Chatuchak Market.

Jatujak Narket or JJ as local people call it.

Highly torned jeans are popular among the ladies in Thailand.

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Coconut ice-cream

2:30 pm: Arrived at the hotel.

Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Tower

Decently clean room 2408

Scene from my front door

12:30 pm: Arrived at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, going to Royal Orchid Sheration Hotel & Tower.

From the airport to the hotel.

11:20 am: On my way there from Singapore.

Inside Jetstar 3K515 at Changi Airport T1, Gate C18.

SAP Business One Innovation Summit APJ 2015, 2 - 4 March 2015

SAP Business One Innovation Summit APJ 2015, 2 – 4 March 2015

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