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Counting down to the APJ's biggest Analytics ,Financials & HR event I have been overwhelmed with the interest.For those who don't know what the event is all about here is the key summary.

Its a event organized by SAP Insider  (Sep 3-5 in Singapore, Marina Bay Sands)  and it is essentially a 3 day fee-paying  conference  with best practices focus. It packs in 4 events in one location, BI2013, FIN2013, HR2013 and GRC 2013 (Register  here and it helps customers with:

Ideas to gain maximum value from investment in SAP solutions?

Strategies and best practices to improve financial, BI, and GRC processes and increase visibility across upcoming organization initiatives?

Hear directly from SAP about newly available functionality and future product roadmap

Meet peers, find out what obstacles they’ve overcome, and see how their strategies can save you time and money

100+ comprehensive lectures, workshops, and case studies by leading SAP experts and customers

And finally For SAP, it is a  platform to drive awareness, pipeline, and customer intimacy.

We have various pre-conference activities on 2nd September such as

CFO Summit 2013 - Register here  Venue: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre

Complimentary summit open only to Finance Leaders

Compact one day agenda

Education, Discussion and Networking Sessions designed to educate and provide a platform for Asia’s CFOs and Finance leaders to discuss business outlook, priorities and approaches to lead and drive performance for their organizations

SAP Analytics Partner Summit   Venue:  30 Pasir Panjang Road, Mapletree Business City Auditorium, Singapore

The SAP Analytics Partner Summit encourages you to explore SAP’s latest Analytics solutions so that you can maximize the value for your customers. Meet the experts in a personal planning session to boost your business in the Analytics arena. This summit is uniquely structured with Executive Symposium on SAP Analytics in first half and in second half 1:1 Business meetings w Key stakeholders on four key tracks : Office of the CFO Strategy, Selling Analytics to your ERP Customers, Core Analytics Reselling, Innovating with the latest technologies.

BI Strategic Advisory Council (SAC) - By Invitation only  (for any interest contact me)   Venue: SAP Office @Mapletree Business City, Singapore 117440, Room 418 

For Select Strategic Customers only.Through the BI SAC we will be requesting your feedback around our product direction and strategy.This is an ongoing high-level exchange where you will have direct access to SAP Executive Leadership as well as Solution and Product Management. You will also have the opportunity to provide valuable input on our current BI solutions. Customer requirements are as follows:

Active participation in two conference calls each year

Attendance at two in-person meetings annually, usually scheduled in Q3 and Q1

Sign a standard Feedback Agreement

Direct  Engagement and relationship with SAP leadership

Customers joining the BI SAC will also be offered a unique opportunity to engage more closely with SAP Executive leadership and SAP product experts in a direct and personalized relationship to monitor success and ensure high satisfaction

Provide input Customers engaged in this exclusive program will be asked to participate in a customer experience survey to help us identify immediate and ongoing improvement areas.  This survey will be conducted by a third-party firm                         

During Conference we have over 100+ Sessions including 20+ customer led sessions, Ask-the-Experts, SAP Labs, SAP Booths demos & micro-sessions, AR/ PR program,  20 different Partners at Exhibition Hall and for our strategic customer a special VIP Program

VIP Program

Meet-our-Customer: Pre-scheduled 1-to-few slots with prime customers speakers

Customized 1-on-1 Meetings with SAP executives

Catered to customers’ interests and business requirements

May include demos and best practice discussions

Format: 45 mins duration, starts and wrap up at the VIP meeting room

Depending on customers requirements there might be additional meetings setup

Executives & Experts include: Adam Binnie, Ivo Bauermann, Martin Naraschewski, Kevin McCollom, Michael Lortz, Timo Elliott, Anthony McMahon, Kurt Bilafer, Rajesh Musaliyath , Charles Gadalla, Faisal Haneef, Blair Wheadon, Nic Smith +++

Site Visits/Tours: Innovation Center / SAP Shared Services Center on Day 3

Priority Access: Front-line seating, registration, access to execs and experts

SAP Analytics Solutions Labs:

Meet 1:1 with Analytics solution experts - share the business challenges you are facing, discuss current “best practices” and review solution features and functionality,

HANDS-ON SELF-PACED EXERCISES:  Explore selected SAP solutions (as shown in below picture)  with hands-on exercises. Use our laptop and our easy-to-use exercises to learn more about the look, feel and function of these solutions at your own pace

Finally we have planned an active Social Media Program  pre and post events- check out the Analytics Get Social Guide here at  There are prices for most-active social media participation each day...

If you are joining the conference in person looking forward to host you in lovely Singapore.

If you are not able to make it follow us on #SAPInsiderAPJ @SAPAnalyticsAPJ @AsiaRunBetter

I look forward to interacting with all of you.