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What the event in July was like…

Agenda

(Times in Eastern Time ET)

– Datavard CEO Gregor Stöckler with Keynote “Should I stay or should I go” about 21st century Data Warehouse architecture — Tara Callaghan and SAP representative about SAP roadmap with BW/4HANACustomer reference stories and use cases —- Partner insights into projects — The perfect tools for your migration and the preparation — Breakout Sessions for burning questions and technical deep-dives

8:30 am (ET)

Keynote: Should I stay or should I go:

Live on stage Gregor Stöckler on these issues, among others:

– How do I bring my data warehouse into the 21st century? What role does the cloud play and which hyperscaler offers what? How do I prepare the transformation? And what comes next: What are the possibilities in terms of analytics and BI with BW/4HANA?

9:00 am (ET)

Session 1: Data Warehouse Transformation – a 360° view from strategy to execution

Gregor Stoeckler and his interview partner will discuss what role SAP plays in the data warehouse stack. How important is cloud? And how exactly does Hybrid work? We look at why building a solid data foundation and carrying out a data detox is vital regardless of whether you decide to stay or go.  More to come soon!

Tjarko von Lehsten

Chief Data Architect, Senior Management Consultant, Swisscom

9:30 am (ET)

Session 2: Why SAP BW/4 and not something else – suggestions, customer examples & best practices

Tara Callaghan talks to SAP about why SAP BW/4HANA is the platform of choice for your future data warehouse. More to come soon!

Tara Callaghan

Product Manager, Datavard

Mohamed Abdel Hadi

Global Vice President SAP Data Warehouse Product Management & Strategy, SAP

10:00 am (ET)

Session 3: Customer use cases – the importance of data detox regardless of whether you stay or you go

First hand insights into what achmea is planning in regards of preparing their Data Warehouse for the future. Learn why cleaning up your system is so important, regardless of your strategy and what to do to be ready for the move. We´ll also look into SAP Data integration and cloud options as well as analytics and BI strategies.

Petra Pirron

Global Vice President Marketing & Partner Business at Datavard

Tom Hardeman

Domain Architect for SAP BI at Achmea

Roderik Vrijmoed

SAP BW/HANA Consultant - Gaan Consulting

10:30 am (ET)

Session 4: Partner talk with Daniel Schenzer, Microsoft

Petra Pirron welcomes Daniel Schenzer, Cloud Solution Architect from Microsoft. They will talk about new and old data problems, the importance of scalability and the advantages of the cloud vs. on premise. They will also take a look at options to integrate SAP with other data and the opportunities with data lakes. And on top of this, Daniel will be availiable in the Q&A session after the talk to answer your questions directly. We are looking forward!

Petra Pirron

Global Vice President Marketing & Partner Business at Datavard

Daniel Schenzer

Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft

11:00 am (ET)

Session 5: How to approach a BW/4HANA migration successfully

What’s stopping you from starting your transformation today? Jan Meszaros demonstrates what Datavard Fitnesstest can now do with the newly patented Heatmap in preparation for a migration to BW/4, as well as in other transformation scenarios. For those who still need the final push, we also have a very special offer.

Thanks to the interactive chat function and subsequent Q&A, there are also numerous opportunities to ask questions directly. And if you are still not convinced, Jan will be available at the end of the event in the virtual Break-Out room to answer any further questions you may have and to give you an insight into the functionality of Datavard Fitnesstest in a demo.

Jan Meszaros

Senior Manager - ILM Consulting, Datavard

11:30 am (ET)

Session 6: Partner talk with Nikhil Kothari, Global Technology Partnerships, Google Cloud

Alexa Milewski, Strategic Partner Manager of the Americas at Datavard, speaks to Nikhil Kothari, responsible for global technology partnerships, Google cloud at Google. They will cover the current status and how data analytics have changed, question if this impacts the direction and way companies view data long term and will look at some industry use cases. Don´t miss it! Both will also be availiable fo your questions in the Q&A right after the talk.

Alexa Milewski

Partnerships Manager at Datavard

Nikhil Kothari

Global Technology Partnerships, Google Cloud

From 12:00 pm (ET)

Break-Out Sessions

The Break-Out Sessions are the final part of our event and give you the opportunity to meet with our experts and other participants in different rooms to ask your questions, discuss further, learn more about our software solutions or our customer reference projects. Make sure to turn on your camera and speakers to be able to enjoy the opportunity to speak directly to our experts.

Gregor Stöckler 

Ask all your questions about “Why BW/4HANA and not something else”.

Oliver Vontszemu and Martin Luknar

All of your questions with regards to what to do with your SAP data in the cloud and how to approach such projects will be answered during this session.

Tara Callaghan

What can Glue do in terms of SAP and Big Data Integration? We bring a few customer examples to the discussion, as well as cover the topics of architecture and data lakes.

Ben MacDermott 

Why is Datavard Transformation Suite with its modular structure the “Swiss pocket Knife” for virtually every SAP transformation project? With a demo and the opportunity to ask more technical questions

Jan Meszaros

How to approach a #BW4HANA migration successfully”. A demo about what Datavard Fitnesstest can now do with the newly patented Insights in preparation for a migration to BW/4, as well as in other transformation scenarios.

The final Agenda will follow shortly in a PDF-format.

Sessions are subject to change and speakers will be updated regularly.

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