At the recent SAP Sapphire conference in Orlando, Florida, SAP has announced new innovations that deliver business value for customers in four critical areas: supply chain resilience, sustainability, business process transformation and no-code application development.
According to a recent survey by Boston Consulting Group, while 80% of companies are turning to digital solutions, only about 30% have successfully achieved a true digital transformation of their business. The innovations announced today will help SAP customers accelerate their transformation journey with cloud-based solutions that provide the end-to-end business process support customers most needed. The announcements come on the first day of SAP Sapphire, SAP’s global customer and partner conference, taking place in person and virtually May 10–12, 2022.
“For 50 years, SAP’s mission-critical solutions and deep industry expertise have helped businesses around the world run their best,” said Christian Klein, CEO and member of the Executive Board of SAP SE. “We are uniquely positioned to continue enabling our customers in the global cloud-driving digital transformation that solves customers’ most pressing challenges, from supply chain resilience to sustainability.”
Resilient Supply Chains and Intelligent Business Networks
SAP innovations improve supply chain efficiency and transparency, enabling improved performance and resilience. Through its ongoing partnership with Apple to transform the way people work on iPhone and iPad, SAP is announcing today a new suite of apps that streamline the digital supply chain and empower workers with intuitive tools. The first two of these mobile apps – SAP Warehouse Operator and SAP Direct Distribution – launched today and available now in the Apple App Store.
In addition, the new SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud solution brings together the latest analytics, edge computing, automation and state-of-the-art innovations supporting manufacturing processes end to end to help customers optimize manufacturing performance. SAP Business Network also continues to evolve as the world’s largest business network, and with the planned integration of Taulia software customers can unlock the value tied up in their working capital.
Moving Businesses from Talk to Action on Sustainability
The increase in number of SAP solutions uniquely the software to help companies move from well-meaning talk to meaningful action. New innovations out today include new capabilities in the SAP Cloud The enhanced SAP Product Footprint Management solution helps customers reduce carbon footprints at scale with SAP S / 4HANA Cloud connectivity, including transport and travel capabilities.
Enabling Business Process Transformation
Customers continue to adopt the RISE with SAP solution to end-to-end business processes and transition to a modular, agile ERP in the cloud. Several customers will be on stage at SAP Sapphire to showcase how they use RISE with SAP to deliver business innovation. Partners are also helping our customers scale these innovations through best practices and bespoke solutions: The latest release of the SAP Service Cloud solution includes new dynamic case management and case modification capabilities. The solution supports native integration with Qualtrics XM Discover and Microsoft Teams to improve organizations’ ability to deliver on their brand promise with better visibility, greater accountability and faster time to resolution.
Accelerating Innovation with No-Code and Low-Code Development, Process Automation, Data and AI
SAP AppGyver, a leading no-code, low code development environment for enterprise applications, now includes native integration with the SAP Service Cloud solution and is available as part of the free tier model for SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP). The SAP Process Automation solution, also part of the free tier model for SAP BTP, has been developed for no-code workflow management and robotic process automation (RPA).
SAP AI solutions deliver AI-powered innovations to optimize intelligent business processes end-to-end, including lead-to-cash, design-to-operate, recruit-to-retire and source-to-pay. SAP provides free access to all academic students in the SAP student portal. To support the growing need for accelerated app development by nontechnical users, SAP is launching additional free learning journeys, including the enhanced learning journey that prepares for new certifications in low-code / no-code skills.
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