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GregWong
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AI has become the hottest topics in all industry. Everyone looking forward to see how AI can apply into their industry in order to stay competitive, reduce cost, improve customer experience, etc. What is the right expectation on AI at your current business situation? How can you incorporate AI into your business in order to gain those business benefits? Before we dive into the details, let’s step back a little bit. How is our economy doing at last few years? What impact our economy & our business the most? How our business reacts afterwards? From COVID to AI, one thing is pretty sure, market dynamic has changed, customer behaviour has changed, it will never be the same again. It means that business must change in order to regain the customer trust and customer loyalty. Consumer no longer loyal to brand & market as the old days. Consumer has higher expectation on their spending so how AI can help? How can we trust on the AI as well?

Go back to basic, AI trustworthy is based on what – based on “data”. How can we have quality data to train the AI? Where is the trusted data that you can rely on? Your business data, your finance / ERP data, your day-to-day business operational data. Only your company can access, where your company can operate properly is highly depends on those data. SAP has been in the industry for 50+ years and we are 100% focus on business operation & provide customer with relevant, reliable, and responsible data for corporate to execute & operate their business properly. Riding on SAP Domain expertise, SAP can provide reliable best practice on industry, business process and through cumulated experience we knew how to leverage AI to further enhance the automation, efficiency and effectiveness. SAP has embedded AI into business process to provide the next level of business automation for corporation.


SAP Business AI


SAP has embedded AI (Business AI) into SAP Application where end-user or corporation can leverage such AI without Data Scientist to develop model from scratch. Corporate can gain the AI benefit in a much simpler way. Not to mention, SAP comes along Business Technology Platform (BTP) to interface & incorporate data from SAP or non-SAP applications in order to help our embedded AI to become even more versatile to fit corporate business needs. From business process to business integration and business automation to business analytics. SAP has provided various intelligence to enable corporate to run faster & response to the market quicker. SAP has ride on SAP Datasphere (Data Management Platform) to unify data from everywhere, provide real time analytics with data manipulate on-the-fly without replicate the data everywhere. Through SAP Datasphere, customer can enjoy SAP Open Data Ecosystem to achieve even more extensive data management solutions such as data governance, real-time & streaming data, data lakehouse, augmented intelligence with AutoML, unify data to discovery new analytics & AI insights.


SAP Business Technology Platform


With SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), customer can query their corporate data through Natural Languages Processing (NLP) but simply talking or typing Google Like query for system to return real time data. Together with SAP Best Practices, SAP Business Content comes along with pre-defined SAP Industry and line-of-business template to help company to implement the solutions faster. Those best practices content allow company to further modify to fit their business needs. It will help company to save quite amount of consultation at the very beginning. At the end, it’s all about how to leverage technology together with your valuable corporate business data to deliver business value.

How SAP can help customer to get more insight and better outcome from their corporate data? With SAP end-to-end complete solutions, SAP Best Practices Business Content, Semantic Business Model, Multi Cloud Support, and integrated Data Marketplace, etc. SAP can help customer to maximize their data value and harmonize data from everywhere in order to have single version of truth. The entire Data Journey is to link everything altogether in an open platform with integrated technology to avoid data content will have any changes along the transformation process. How to maintain data context and maintain the data consistency is the challenges for all organization and SAP is leveraging various technology and best practices to secure data context. Through SAP Data Marketplace, SAP has already partner with ledge technology vendor to provide additional data services for customer in order to ensure customer has all the necessary toolset and supplement technology to enrich & strengthen the data value e.g. data governance, data lakehouse, data streaming, AutoML, AI insight, etc. SAP provide the data foundation for a business data fabric. It equips any organization to deliver meaningful data to every data consumer — with business context and logic intact.

SAP Latest Release of SAP Datasphere is a comprehensive data service that enables every data professional to deliver seamless and scalable access to mission-critical business data. With a unified experience for data integration, data cataloging, semantic modeling, data warehousing, data federation, and data virtualization, SAP Datasphere enables data professionals to easily distribute mission-critical business data — with business context and logic preserved — across the data landscape. It helps IT to simplify their technology landscape and minimize unnecessary technical integration, avoid unnecessary data replication across different area, manage valuable corporate data under a highly governance platform to ensure data traceability, transparency and data reliability.


Customer Quote:

“With SAP Datasphere and SAP Analytics Cloud, we can give our employees the flexibility they need to access and analyze data to support decision-making while also maintaining robust security standards.”

David Johnston, CIO, Messer Americas link)

 

“With the new setup, SAP solutions are helping us break down organizational silos and collaborate better. With the openness and flexibility provided by SAP Business Technology Platform, we can drive future innovations to be more data driven.”

Tim Van Overstraeten, Business Intelligence Analyst, Milcobel (link)

 

“Using SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Datasphere, we have transformed our data architecture, creating one source of truth and helping our people easily and securely access data for insights and decision-making.”

Markus Hartmann, IT Project Management Lead, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG (link)

 

“At PwC, our best asset is our people. Now, our people are even more efficient thanks to SAP Datasphere. Connecting all this data from around the world has had an enormous impact on our business users.”

Felix Blume, Data and Analytics Senior Manager, PwC (link)

 

“With SAP Datsphere and SAP Analytics Cloud combined, we’re ready for anything. We have all our data sources united in the cloud. All our regions are happy to have real-time data access that will enable them to generate insights and react quickly for the benefit of our entire business.”

Jordi Ambros, Business Intelligence Expert, Quadpack (link)

 

“Speed matters. With SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Datasphere, we can quickly turn data into actionable insights to stay competitive in our industry.”

Caio Castro, SAP BI Specialist, Vestas Wind Systems A/S (link)

 

More on SAP Customer(s) Story about Harmonize Data Management: https://www.sap.com/about/customer-stories.html?tag=software-product:technology-platform/sap-datasph...

 

SAP has been recognized as a leader in “Cloud DBMS” at 2022 Gartner Report. (link)