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Industries & Lines of Business Blog Collection: SAPPHIRE NOW Orlando 2013

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Aerospace & Defense

We will show you @SAPPHIRE what it will take to be a best-run aerospace and defense company by Thomas Pohl May 3, 2013

Can you predict when the shock absorber of your aircraft will fail next? by Thomas Pohl May 2, 2013

SAP HANA Goes Supersonic with Aerospace & Defense by Derek Klobucher May 1, 2013

What technologies does it take to be a best-run aerospace manufacturer? by Thomas Pohl April 25, 2013

The DO´s and DON´Ts guide for all Aerospace & Defense SAPPHIRE attendees by Thomas Pohl April 24, 2013


Experience the Potential of the Connected Car by Larry Stolle April 25, 2013

Data Happens! by Larry Stolle April 25, 2013


Sapphire Day 2 and 3 – A Chemicals Perspective by Stefan Guertzgen May 17, 2013

Sapphire for Chemicals - Day 2 activities you won't want to miss by Monica Gassmann May 15, 2013

Sapphire Day 1 - Key Facts for Chemicals by Stefan Guertzgen SAPPHRE NOW on May 15, 2013

Dow Corning did what in the Cloud!? by Monica Gassmann May 8, 2013

To Go or Not to Go, That is the Question by Stefan Guertzgen April 11, 2013

5 reasons to attend the CISUG Chemical Industry Day at Sapphire Now 2013 by Monica Gassmann April 10, 2013

Customer Relationship Management

CMOs: Sharing, Innovating at SAPPHIRE NOW by Bernard Chung May 7, 2013

Where is CRM @SAPPHIRE NOW 2013? by Hansen Lieu April 29, 2013

Your Sales Managers Are Playing MLB & FIFA 13 on Their iPHONEs: Get a Mobile Strategy & Get Over It! by Dietmar Bohn April 25, 2013

Collaborate, Engage, Sell Strategically: How Do We Make It All Work and Deploy It Fast? by Scott Druckenmiller April 18, 2013

Discrete Manufacturing

SAPPHIRENOW @ Orlando | A complete business experience dedicated to keeping your discrete manufacturing industry competitive by Ganesh Hegde May 6, 2013

Maximize Return on Assets, Manage Risk – Visit us at SAPPHIRE NOW, May 14-16, 2013 by Gabriele Pfaffmann April 16, 2013

Energy & Utilities

Top 10 Reasons Utilities and Energy Companies should attend 2013 Sapphire Orlando by James McClelland May 6, 2013

Enterprise Asset Management

Drive Operational Excellence with Superior, Sustainable Asset Performance – Visit us at SAPPHIRE NOW, May 14-16, 2013 by Gabriele Pfaffmann May 2, 2013

Financial Services

Customer Success Stories Drove Record Attendance at SAPPHIRE NOW by Derek Klobucher May 21, 2013

Enslin: “Financial Services is the No. 1 Industry in SAP” at SAPPHIRE NOW by Derek Klobucher May 15, 2013

SAPPHIRE NOW Showcases HANA-Driven Finance Solutions in the Not-So-New Normal by Derek Klobucher May 14, 2013

“Did you know…?”: Financial Services Factoids at SAPPHIRE NOW by Sarah Kellman May 14, 2013

Attending SAPPHIRE NOW? Get connected with the SAP Financial Services Network by Uwe Erdtmann May 6, 2013

Show Me the Money: Top 8 Financial Services Sessions at #SAPPHIRENOW by Tim Clark April 24, 2013

Top 10 Reasons for Financial Services companies to attend SAPPHIRE NOW from Orlando by Claudia Waldeis April 19, 2013


Genome Analysis: Completion in Only 20 minutes? by Andrea Cafarelle May 8, 2013

How do Healthcare Providers Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Care? by Andrea Cafarelle May 6, 2013

Electronic Medical Records: Prepare for Judgment Day by Chris Christy April 29, 2013

High Tech

Summary of Mobile announcements at SAPPHIRE NOW 2013 by Hemanth Garg May 28, 2013

Panel discussion with Microsoft, Lexmark and eBay at SAPPHIRE 2013 by Hemanth Garg May 28, 2013

Learn how Lexmark is transforming business models - SAPPHIRE 2013 by Hemanth Garg May 28, 2013

Lenovo is joining us at SAPPHIRE to share their Business Suite on HANA experiences by Jonathan Hall April 23, 2013 

Top 10 Reasons for High Tech companies to Attend Sapphire NOW by Dirk Wenzel April 23, 2013


Global or Local, Employee or Manager, Self-services are a One Stop Shop by Andrea Hepnerova May 16, 2013

Workforce Planning and Analytics at SAPPHIRE NOW 2013 and ASUG by Kouros Behzad  April 25, 2013

Industrial Machinery & Components

Industrial Machinery & Components Track @ SAPPHIRE NOW & ASUG by David Parrish May 9, 2013

Caterpillar Global Mining to Discuss Innovation in the Industrial Machinery & Component Industry by David Parrish May 2, 2013

Take a Test Drive at SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando! by Lori Jaeger April 30, 2013

What do you get when you combine.....? by Mitchell Clark April 29, 2013

Top 10 Reasons for an Industrial Manufacturer to Attend SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando by David Parrish April 25, 2013

Brand New ASUG Special Interest Group for Industrial Machinery and Components by Lori Jaeger April 24, 2013

Life Sciences

Meet Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Varian, Abbott, and many more at SAPPHIRE NOW! by Susan Rafizadeh May 8, 2013


The Marketing Journey of a 2-Pound Hot Dog by Sarah Kellman May 28, 2013

CMOs: Sharing, Innovating at SAPPHIRE NOW by Bernard Chung May 7, 2013


Lexmark CIO: SAP HANA Gave Us the Ability to Respond Much More Quickly to Business Requirements by Tim Clark May 15, 2013

Turning Cold Steel into Harley-Davidson Motorcycles by Tim Clark May 14, 2013


What’s new with SAP Media at SAPPHIRENOW by Catherine LYNCH May 10, 2013

Mill Products & Mining

Be sure to check out Mill Products HANA MRP demo, discussion by Paul Barney May 15, 2013

Don’t miss Sapphire 2013! by Brigitte Kleinschmidt April 18, 2013

SAPPHIRE NOW:  Simplify, Accelerate, Transform, Collaborate! by Joyce Swanke April 18, 2013

SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Sessions for Mining by Joyce Swanke April 18, 2013

Special Sessions and Location Pamper Mill Products Customers at ASUG/SAPPHIRE 2013 by Brian Dickinson April 15, 2013

Professional Services & Construction

Unraveling Tangled Data with SAP for Professional Services by Sarah Kellman May 14, 2013

Did You Attend the First SAPPHIRE Back in 1989?  by David Clemens May 7, 2013

182.5 Billion Reasons to Attend SAPPHIRE NOW 2013 in Orlando by David Clemens May 3, 2013 

Forum Spotlight: Professional Services at SAPPHIRE NOW Orlando by Sarah Kellman April 20, 2013

Public Services

Top 5 Reasons Public Services Organizations Should Attend SAPPHIRE NOW by Dante Ricci April 12, 2013

R+D, Manufacturing and Sustainability

What Colgate, Kennametal and Varian Medical have in common… by Nadine Huelsen April 19, 2013

R&D / Engineering is your daily Business? Come to  SAPPHIRE NOW! by Nadine Huelsen April 11, 2013

Retail & Consumer Products

Joe and Ted's Excellent Retail Adventure by Sarah Kellman May 18, 2013

Countdown to #SAPPHIRENOW 2013 - What's New and Noteworthy in Retail by Lori mitchell-keller May 7, 2013

Top 10 Reasons for Retailers to Attend Sapphire NOW in Orlando by Michelle Schooff April 29, 2013

Top 8 Retail and Consumer Products Sessions at #SAPPHIRENOW by Tim Clark April 17, 2013

SAP Retail & Consumer Products Forum:  Delivering a Better Shopping Experience by Michelle Schooff April 22, 2013

Services Industries

"SAPPHIRE NOW is not a trade show." by Tim Clark April 9, 2013 

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain was everywhere at SAPPHIRE NOW 2013 by Guido Kaup June 6, 2013

Supply Chain Blog Series - Inventory Optimization at Campbells Soup by Richard Howells May 16, 2013

Supply Chain Blog Series : S&OP at Colgate Palmolive by Richard Howells May 15, 2013

Supply Chain Blog Series : Transforming Supply Chain and Procurement in the Global Networked Economy by Richard Howells May 14, 2013

Better, Stronger, Faster … Building Your Supply Chain to Bionic Standards by Debra Curtis-Magley April 3, 2013

Supply Chain & SAP HANA in the Spotlight at SAPPHIRE NOW by Sarah Kellman April 23, 2013

Transportation and Logistics

Wouldn’t You Like to Be a Pepper Too? by Sarah Kellman May 22, 2013

“This is a different SAP” by Sarah Kellman May 16, 2013

How Nestlé Drives High Performance with SAP Transportation Management by Andres Botero May 15, 2013

Commodore 64 vs. HANA by Robert Leeds April 22, 2013

Wholesale Distribution

SAPPHIRE NOW:  Should wholesalers care about big data, mobile, and cloud? by Susan Rafizadeh May 3, 2013


Customer Success Stories Drove Record Attendance at SAPPHIRE NOW by Derek Klobucher May 21, 2013

SAPPHIRE NOW Feeds the Need for Speed by Derek Klobucher May 16, 2013

Top 10 Reasons We REALLY like to go to SAPPHIRENow by Jennifer Scholze April 23, 2013

New Forums Format at #SAPPHIRENOW Aims to Simplify and Enhance Attendee Experience by Tim Clark March 22, 2013


SAP Solution Explorer: Get Solutions, Not Products by Michael Mischker May 10, 2013

What to “See” at SAPPHIRE – Don’t miss the 3D View! by Robert Merlo May 1, 2013

Spring is in the air with SAP BRIM at SAPPHIRENOW by Catherine LYNCH May 10, 2013

Rapid Deployment Solutions

Deploy CRM Software Rapidly and Affordably by Seema Thomas May 3, 2013 

Deploy Faster & Simpler with SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions for your LoB and Industry by Daphne Mengwein April 26, 2013

ConAgra Foods at SAPPHIRENOW Orlando 2013 by Scott Phifer  April 25, 2013