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Sapphire is just 5 days away! In case you have not yet created your personal agenda in the agenda builder, here are my top favorites from a Supply Chain Planning perspective:

1) Start the conference with a thought leader panel discussion (Session ID LB20867)

May 5 at 3.30 pm

Hear the perspective from Supply Chain leaders at Colgate, Nature’s Way, and Medtronic on how they improve their organization’s business agility with a demand-driven supply network. See how these leading companies deploy the latest technology platforms and cloud solutions to enable real-time decision making and predictive demand planning. Also get the perspective from Hans Thalbauer, General Manager for the Extended Supply Chain at SAP.

2) Focus on improved collaboration through SAP Integrated Business Planning (Session ID LB20866)

May 6 at 1.00 pm

Learn from Colgate how to become a more customer-centric business. Understand how you can improve collaboration using cloud technologies that help integrate business planning processes. See how a consumer goods leader uses analytics, planning, and optimization solutions from SAP to monitor and control its supply chain in real time and enable collaboration with business partners

3) See industry leader PepsiCo migrate to supply network planning with SAP APO (Session ID CP2053)

May 7 at 2.00 pm

This ASUG presentation will focus on this industry leader’s legacy manufacturing planning migration to SAP APO production planning and detailed scheduling. Listen to the panel discussion on best practices and key learning points. My personal take: Long live APO!

4) Watch this demo session highlighting the beauty of IBP cloud solutions (Session ID LB20868)

May 6 at 2.00 pm and May 7 at 3.30 pm

Integrate sales, inventory, and operations processes to enable the level of collaborative decision making that can help you balance demand and supply and optimize product availability. See this demo featuring the highlights of the new portfolio of IBP cloud solutions.

5) Have personal in-depth discussions with SAP experts (Demo stations LB228 and LB229)

Do not miss to come by our Supply Chain demo stations, where experienced solution expert will answer your questions and show you the latest demos!

These are my personal top 5 sessions. Please share what sessions intrigue you the most below in the comments section. Hope to see you onsite in Orlando next week!