Høydepunkter på SBN Konferansen 2021

Posted by Joakim Löves on 03/10/2021 09:00


The Keynote day Oct. 19

Keynotes from Orkla, SAP, Deloitte and Sariba: 

  • Günther Rothermel, Head of S/4HANA Sustainability together with Global Head of Circular Economy Solutions, and Product Owner S/4 Climate21 will explain SAPs Sustainability Solutions strategy. 
  • Bernhard Rikardsen, Sariba will share his insights in how to benefit from HR as a driver for change throughout the business
  • Reidun Høllesli, Orkla will together with Ole Reidar Hole Accenture  share experience from the Orkla S/4HANA implementation project
  • Alessandro Manzi, Process Intelligence with Signavio.

Interesting are the many Different Voices who this year after each keynote will share their view on the keynote topic, see program for details

Didrik Arstad

The Finance & Analytics day Oct. 20

How Finance is changing from business stewardship to value creation and by helping the enterprise become datadriven bringing insights-to-action and using the integrated and intelligent Business Platform to reach new levels of automation in the business processes.

This is the backdrop for the Finance and Analytics track at SBN 2021 and here are some of the sessions:

  1. How Global Business Services or Finance Shared Services are moving from labor cost arbitrage to becoming intelligent business services leveraging intelligent ERP, ML ang AI. (Accenture)
  2. How and why HR and Finance should work together to enable real-time planning and decision making. Sariba is showcasing the value of SuccessFactors People Analytics for the CFO and Top Management.
  3. How Aker Solutions are leveraging the use of Winshuttle to cope with challenges in Master Data Governance.
  4. What you as a Finance Manager or controller need to understand to reap the benefits of Sap Analytics Cloud and Sap Data Warehouse Cloud as part of a data driven strategy.
  5. How Ørsted manages 250000 documents fully electronically and have reduced manuel work and time as part of an automation journey.
  6. SAP S/4Hana and SAC as the foundation for the Westernacher CO2 Monitor or how Westernacher became carbon neutral in record time.


We are still working on the final conference programme together with our partners and members,  so look out for the latest changes and updates on the SBN website.

Martin Brownsword

The Innovation & Technology day Oct. 21

You can look forward to the following highlights in the Innovation and Technology track at the SBN Conference 2021:

  • Customer advice and knowledge sharing for making the move to S/4 HANA
  • Sopra Steria share their experience on a customer move to S/4 HANA Cloud Essentials
  • Rise with SAP – OpenText provide an SAP partner perspective on what’s in it for the customer
  • Orkla and Accenture share lessons learnt from UAT testing in these new times from Orkla’s S/4 HANA project
  • When and what to do with Roles and Authorisations when moving to S/4 HANA
  • How to protect SAP and connected systems from Ransomware attacks
  • Using the new currency, data, to create business value while leveraging SAP’s Data Intelligence

We are still working on the conference programme together with our partners and members so look out for the latest changes and updates on the SBN website.

Bernt Bakken

The Human Experience Management day Oct. 26

The latest news about ‘RISE for HXM’, examples of innovation and streamlining of HR processes. Customers and partners will talk about their experiences from SuccessFactors implementations. 

  • SAS will talk about its implementation of SF Employee Central Payroll for Norway.
  • Cegal will tell the story about their journey - shifting focus from transactional to strategic HR
  • OpenText shares experience from their own SF business case development and implementation
  • NTT Data will talk about Sustainability, technology and talent pool
  • Experiences from the SAP SuccessFactors/EC Payroll implementation project at Smyths Toys
  • RISE with SAP for HXM
  • Marit Andersen from SAP will give us news / changes in salary-related processes, the latest news about the sickness benefit reimbursement solution and government reporting
  • An update from DFØ and their SF project

Se website for agenda which is finalised and extremely good


Martin Brownsword

Customer Experience (CX) and Retail day Oct. 27

You can look forward to the following highlights in the CX and Retail track at the SBN Conference 2021:

  • NorgesGruppen share some thoughts on IT architecture and challenges ahead of a move to S/4 HANA
  • Lærdal Medical will present its development of an identity infrastructure built using SAP Customer Data Cloud, which places the customer in the driving seat for user experience, personal preferences and privacy.
  • H&M and Westernacher will share how they are leveraging the latest technologies to enhance H&M’s SAP retail solution
  • KPS will talk about how they helped one of UK’s leading, luxury retailers on the journey to becoming a connected customer with the help of the SAP CX platform
  • SAP’s Dani Khalaf  will explain Rise with SAP for the retail sector and how modular innovation built on industry cloud can extend the digital core and solutions from the intelligent suite
  • Roadmaps and latest updates in the CX and Retail sector

We are still working on the conference programme together with our partners and members so look out for the latest changes and updates on the SBN website.

Bernt Bakken

The Logistics day Oct. 28

A lot is happening within Logistics functionality in the S/4HANA and SAP Cloud products. We will hear the latest news from SAP, partners and project experiences from customers within:

  • Business Networks
  • SAP Product Footprint Management
  • Ariba/Procurement in S/4HANA. 
  • S/4HANA for Supply Chain
  • Connecting Engineering to the Enterprise with PLM
  • Asset Management 

We are now working on final confirmation of the last couple of presentations. Latest status can be seen on web.

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Platinum sponsors:

Deloitte   Sariba



Gold sponsors

NTT DATA   OpenText   SAP


Silver sponsors

Accenture   Blackline   Bouvet   Capgemini
EPI-USE Labs   KPS   Mark Information   Onapsis
Pearl   Security Weaver   Sopra Steria   Westernacher

Winshuttle   xSuite        


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