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Business as Unusual with SAP How SAP Helps Customers Respond to Industry Megatrends

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350 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4932-2389-3
350 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2390-9
350 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2391-6
In global business, change is always afoot. Are you only focused on today’s processes, or are you looking ahead at tomorrow’s best practices? Choose to do business as unusual!

In this new book, executives Thomas Saueressig and Peter Maier are joined by seasoned industry analyst Vinnie Mirchandani to explore the intersections of global business and dynamic market conditions.

Hear compelling customer stories from executives and thought leaders at the forefront of their industries, and learn how their organizations move past trendy buzzwords to perceive the true shifts and adapt their business models for tomorrow’s market. Dive into transformation megatrends with far-reaching impacts: circular economy, everything-as-a-service, integrated mobility, changing customer pathways, and more. Pick up key insights from solution experts about how SAP’s portfolio delivers a flexible IT landscape and ongoing partner collaboration for this digital age.

If you’re ready for business transformation, start your journey here!
  • Transform your business model to advance your organization
  • Explore SAP’s innovation around supply networks, integrated mobility, everything-as-a-service, and more
  • Hear from customers across industries: from consumer goods and manufacturing to retail, high-tech, and beyond
About the Book About the E-book 350 pages, hardcover. Reference book format 7 x 10 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF, EPUB, and MOBI file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Cross-Industry Megatrends

    Stop thinking in LOBs or industry verticals, and see the big picture: megatrends that cross organizational boundaries and impact companies operating in different spaces. What is the service economy, and how does it influence sales? Why should supply chains become “resilient” instead of “lean”—and is yours? Brush up on the big ideas that will influence your business strategy and transform your value chains.

  2. Customer Insights

    Curious how other business leaders across industries are answering these questions? Analyst Vinnie Mirchandani has distilled hundreds of hours of conversation with leading experts at big-name SAP customers, sharing their insights and his notes in this approachable, straightforward guide.

  3. Portfolio Perspectives

    Start getting practical. See how software solutions like SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business Technology Platform help customers stay ahead with future-proofed IT investments.

Highlights include:

  • Resilient supply networks
  • Future of capital and risk
  • Integrated mobility
  • Everything-as-a-service
  • Sustainable energy
  • Lifelong health
  • New customer pathways
  • Circular economy
  • Customer case studies

Peter Maier is the president of the Industries and Customer Advisory group at SAP. In this capacity, he is responsible for the SAP business with customers in their industries, making SAP and partner products relevant for them.

Thomas Saueressig is a member of the SAP board and leads SAP Product Engineering with global responsibility for all business software applications.

Vinnie Mirchandani, president of the technology advisor firm Deal Architect Inc, has been called the “King of Wow" for his keen eye for technology-enabled innovation.

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