Day One

10:00 am - 10:45 am BST How Vorwerk is mastering value-added S/4HANA Transformation

Peter Eichhorn - Head of Business Transformation, Vorwerk
Christoph Hakes - Senior Solutions Specialist, Celonis

Description: In this session you will learn from our customer Vorwerk:

• How the company is using Celonis to successfully manage their S/4HANA migration

• How to better assess the impact of business process change initiatives in your S/4HANA project

• How you can use improved process automation, standardization and harmonization to optimize overall cycle times, process costs and more




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Peter Eichhorn

Head of Business Transformation
Vorwerk

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Christoph Hakes

Senior Solutions Specialist
Celonis

11:00 am - 11:45 am BST Exploring Lufthansa’s Alternative Approach to S4 Hana Transition: Lessons Learnt and Benefits Realised

Joachim Hannappel - VP Project Forward Common Finance, Lufthansa AG

When migrating to S4 Hana 36 months ago, Lufthansa decided on a step-by-step approach focused on partial rather than full-scale end-to-end integration and based on Central Finance. This saved them costs, time and was a less complex endeavor. In this session, project lead Joachim Hannappel talks through his decision and journey on this common finance approach, focusing on:

• The project “FORward – Common Finance” approach 

• Achieving common reporting by mapping the source data

• Using S4 Hana to support the future of finance at Lufthansa

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Joachim Hannappel

VP Project Forward Common Finance
Lufthansa AG

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm BST Unlocking Data-Driven Intelligence & Innovation with S/4 Hana

In SSON’s 2020 State of the Industry Survey, our members reported that providing decision support through real-time analytics is a major priority. With SAP S/4 Hana the hope is that this will become a reality via its built-in AI and machine learning capabilities. This session looks at how this can be achieved through:

• Unifying your data management to capture real-time value from different types of data

• Taking advantage of unstructured, structured, external and internal data

• Using your tool-box to deliver out of the box innovation 



3:00 pm - 3:45 pm BST Panel Discussion: Organizational Readiness And Data Strategy Before Moving To S/4 Hana

Jeff DeWolf - Director of Global Master Data, Tetra Pak
Lars Hölzer - Head of Global Business Services Operations, Lufthansa

SAP S/4 Hana can transform all critical enterprise functions as it enables businesses to transact, analyze and predict in real-time, within an increasingly unpredictable world. But like any large-scale technology implementation, it can be tricky. This session discusses how you can ensure your organization is ready for implementation to maximize results and minimize the transition time.

• Assessing your organizations current readiness and gaps 

• Operating in a hybrid cloud landscape

• Resource optimization, risk mitigation and alignment of the team

• Accessing the data you need and working with legacy systems

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Jeff DeWolf

Director of Global Master Data
Tetra Pak

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Lars Hölzer

Head of Global Business Services Operations
Lufthansa