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To All Aerospace & Defense Companies visiting SAPPHIRE NOW 2014 next week!

Today´s A&D industry challenges

The demand for commercial aircraft is at all-time high and defense priorities are changing. Airline and defense customers are expecting more for less, including more capable, cost-effective and reliable products to better serve the customers. Aerospace and defense companies are looking to establish new service based business models based on connected and digital equipment. The industry is getting into an era where there is a drastic workforce transformation with millennial generations coming to the forefront.

SAP is helping Aerospace & Defense companies to address these market challenges by:

New opportunities to help and grow your A&D business

SAP has responded with a comprehensive set of innovations to cater to the changing needs of the aerospace and defense Industry. For example, SAP HANA our In-Memory Computing Platform for enterprise applications and big data solutions can simplify your IT architecture and help transform our business.

Visit the following customer sessions with SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS and LOCKHEED MARTIN on this topic:

IN14220Operate a More Efficient Production LineOptimize your entire production line to reduce cycle time with increased flow and fewer bottlenecks. Hear how Spirit AeroSystems addressed its U.S.$41 billion backlog in major aerostructure assemblies with results that exceeded expectations. Find out how SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA helped this aerospace designer and manufacturer.Theater PresentationWed05:00 p.m. - 05:20 p.m.
Theater 2
IN14249Engineer a Foundation for Success with In-Memory ComputingThis discussion uncovers the vast number of business challenges that can be solved with the speed of in-memory computing.  Hear how and why Lockheed Martin Corporation chose the SAP HANA platform to help them improve their business. Discover how you can apply their success to your business.Microforum DiscussionWed04:00 p.m. - 04:45 p.m.
Industries Microforum IN137
TE13863Reduce Maintenance Costs with Proactive ServiceGenerate insight from sensors and airplane telemetry using in-memory computing, predictive analytics, and complex event processing. Cut operational costs by taking advantage of software for next-generation equipment health monitoring and predictive maintenance built on the SAP HANA platform.Demo TheaterTue11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Platform and Technology Demo Theater TE305

Cloud solutions can accelerate deployment and scale rapidly for quick ROI.

Visit MEGGITT´s theatre presentation to learn how they successfully deployed cloud-based HR solution from SuccessFactors:

LB15236Get Fit for Today and Tomorrow with Global, Cross-Industry Core HR SoftwareBenefit from using cloud-based, core HR software as a single system of record. Gain insights from Meggitt PLC, with more than 12,000 employees worldwide involved in the aerospace, defense, and energy industries. Hear how Meggitt deployed the SuccessFactors Employee Central solution for current support and strategic alignment for future growth.Theater PresentationTue03:30 p.m. - 03:50 p.m.
Theater 1

Investment in user experience that leverage mobile, 3D visualization and collaborative technologies will engage and empower the employee like never before.

Discover the value of these technologies in our demo theatre sessions:

IN14227Create a Responsive Manufacturing Process with 3D VisualizationsLearn how visualization technology can optimize manufacturing operations. Experience a simulated manufacturing process for creating make-to-order products with a 3D printer. See how SAP 3D Visual Enterprise applications and the latest mobile apps from SAP can help your company gain an advantage with variant configurations, KPI dashboards, and work-in-progress status reports.Demo TheaterWed08:30 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.
Industries Demo Theater IN103

For a full A&D Agenda please build your own SAPPHIRE NOW Agenda here

We are looking forward meeting you at the A&D Expert Table in the Discrete Industry Campus.