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Want to know what it takes to get SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA up and running?

Then, you have to check out the session id 87670 titled, "Conversation on SAP Businesss Suite Powered by SAP HANA," on May 15 at 5 p.m. in the Partner and SME Solutions Theater.

The abstract states: SAP plays host to Accenture, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., and Unilever, as they discuss their customer ramp up journey into SAP Business Suite running on the SAP HANA platform, including an open discussion of business pains, architectural blueprinting, and proof of concept.

Featured Speakers include:

·         Dr. Alexander Zeier, CTO Analytics, Accenture
·         James Cocca, CIO Spirit AeroSystems

·         Marc Bechet, vice president, IT ERP, Unilever

From Zeir's online bio, it states that he leads the drive In-Memory Solutions including SAP HANA at Accenture. In this capacity, he works with Accenture clients to develop in-memory solutions, provide support to global industry teams in leveraging in-memory technology, and provide ongoing Thought Leadership. He serves also as director of programs for the SAP HANA  platform within the Accenture Innovation Center for SAP® solutions. His Thought Leadership focuses on Reat-Time Analytics and on the Real-Time Enterprise leveraging In-Memory/SAP HANA.

He is the author of more than 150 journal articles and papers. He published seven books on IT and SAP, and in 2011 as co-author of Prof. Hasso Plattner the first book on “In-Memory Data Management – An Inflection Point for Enterprise Applications”.

In Addition in 2012 Dr. Alexander Zeier is co-author of Prof. Hasso Plattner of the new extended book “In-Memory Data Management – Technology and Applications” focusing on innovative In-Memory Applications Development.