How SAP customers made digital investment and derive returns

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Business software major SAP said seven leading companies recently made investments digital solutions and achieved results.

SAP technology will help these seven enterprises to translate digital strategy. “In today’s digital world, we’re now able to create tremendous change in months and it’s seamless for our customers,” said Pat Bakey, president of Industry Cloud, SAP.

Ageas, an international insurance group, selected SAP to implement the enterprise software in the cloud, deployed by a single software vendor for a new joint venture start up in Asia. Ageas expects cost advantages from a reduced IT organization and a significantly shorter time to market when compared to traditional, disparate systems.

City of Toronto, the fourth largest city in North America, is using SAP HANA platform and the SAP solution road map to achieve the goals of its eCity Digital Business. Toronto will use cloud technology — by SAP Ariba solutions — to manage citywide purchases with internal customers and external vendors. City of Toronto will  save CAD 36 million over five years (2 percent for every CAD 1 billion the City spends) by streamlining these processes.

Memebox, a beauty e-commerce company, is using SAP S/4HANA Finance solution in the cloud to provide business transparency for finance and logistics operations.

SAP S/4HANA Finance offers real-time visibility into its inventory information and operations, resulting in shorter delivery lead times for customers and a significant increase in sales productivity with on-the-go data access. SAP S/4HANA Finance helped Memebox lower its total cost of ownership while accelerating growth.

Snohomish County Public Utility District (PUD), the twelfth largest public power utility in the United States, worked with SAP to become the first utilities company to run its entire enterprise on the SAP HANA platform.

O.C. Tanner selected SAP S/4HANA to accelerate its digital business strategy as well as its international expansion. SAP S/4HANA enables O.C. Tanner to expand sales beyond its core business by identifying new ways to differentiate itself from competitors. SAP S/4HANA helps it improve customer service with accurate order management and fulfillment.

Faurecia, an automotive equipment manufacturer, launched a digital enterprise initiative with SAP. Faurecia implemented SAP Manufacturing Execution application, SAP Hybris Cloud for Sales solution, SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite and analytics solutions from SAP. Faurecia has also readied itself for Industry 4.0.

Ache Laboratorios, a pharmaceutical group in Brazil, tapped SAP to transform into a digital organization. In four months, Ache transitioned its IT platform to SAP HANA platform allowing it to deploy new technologies, like SAP S/4HANA, with no additional maintenance or architecture required.

Baburajan K