SBN Analytics Function Day @Cognizant

15/06 | Start: 09:00

SBN Analytics Function Day

June 15th, 09:00-15:30

Monthly Reports, Ad-Hoc Reports and Deviation Reports have always been part of the delivery of the Finance Function. In addition, there are other parts of the organization which need data for different purposes, like KPI's or Budgetreports.
Previously, it was often very cumbersome or nearly impossible to extract and put together data in an easy way, often with huge and comprehensive data warehouse solutions and  the use of technical and software experts or the IT-department and usually it took a lot of time to meet the requirements of the business as a whole.
 
Today, we see the makings of a whole new world, where Finance and Analytics are merging through Embedded Analytics and a whole new set of ways to access the data for the business user through the technology (Fiori and Dashboards) .
New frontends like SAC or Analysis for Office directly accessing the tabels in SAP like the ACDOCA opens up completely new possibilities and perspectives.
 
We learn about the new role of the CFO of the Finance Function to become a value architech and business partner to provide data for the whole organization with the aim to give relevant and real-time data for decision purposes to many subscribers or receivers.
We learn that the time for 100-page PowerPoint analog monthly reports might be a thing of the past and potentially being replaced by Self Service Reporting, where the users themselves can pull data or in others ways make sure to get all they need to manage their responsibilities in a role-based dashboard.
This is what we have in our minds when we are planning the content of this day. We still have some interesting cases and solutions on BW or BW/4Hana as part of the play book, but increasingly the foucs is on Analytics from SAP, like SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud (SDWC), Embedded Analytics, Augmented Analytics and Planning in SAC.
 
We are on a roller coaster of change especially in Analytics and to keep up with the pace of change and adapt quickly to changes in technology and the business environment, we recommend you to join in and listen to experience from other companies also using the SAP solutions.
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Sponsored by:

Cognizant
 


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Contact Didrik if you have suggestions for the agenda, questions or comments.

Didrik ArstadDidrik Arstad
Head of Innovation Team Finance
SBN - SAP Brukerforening i Norge
+47 90562921
da@adfahrer.com
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Tags: cognizant, finance, analytics, sap, sap knowledge

Agenda

08:45-09:00

Coffee and networking

Cognizant

09:00-09:10

Welcome

Didrik Arstad

Head of Finance og Analytics at SBN-Adfahrer

LinkedIn

09:10-09:55

Recording:

[The PDF slides are found on this link if available]

 

Tanker rundt SAP Data Warehouse Cloud (SDWC) i Norsk Hydro
(Presentation in Norwegian)

Hydro’s SAP analytics concept is based around the use of S/4HANA, BW/4HANA and the analytical front-end tools SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) and Analysis for Office (AO). This is the backbone for SAP enterprise analytics and highly governed by IT (CDS views in S/4 and calculations views in BW/4). The front-end tools SAC and AO enable business users with flexibility in terms for self-service visualization and light weight “modelling” functions.
 
But we also have some more advanced users (not IT) that are skilled in SQL and general data modelling. Today we do not have an environment for these users to do their own modelling, prototyping and data science tasks. The process today is mainly based on data dumps and local processing which is not optimal.
 
We would like to investigate and validate if SAP Data Warehouse Cloud could be an agile business user data warehouse for our advanced business users. S/4HANA Analytics and BW/4HANA as enterprise solutions and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud as an agile addon to our on-prem analytical capabilities.

Erik Fosser

SAP Enterprise Performance Management Arkitekt at Hydro Aluminium AS

09:55-10:40

Recording:

[The PDF slides are found on this link if available]

 

Self Service for End Users at leading manufacturing customer in biomaterial sector using SAC and BW/4Hana
(Presentation in English)

  • Full Scale Implementation and Utilization of SAP Analytics Cloud and BW/4HANA
  • An end-to-end project of how to use BW/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud to build Standardized, Scalable, Flexible, and Trustworthy Solution Architecture for BI & Analytics with functionalities and features responding to self-service usage for End Users, secured access to data and environment, real-time insight generation, and addressing future roadmap requirements of advanced analytics & machine learning solutions.

Albert Prados

SAP Analytics Sr. Manager en Cognizant at Cognizant

Nitin Metri

Head of SAP Analytics Practice - Europe - Cognizant Technology Solutions at Cognizant

10:40-10:55

Break

10:55-11:40

Recording:

[The PDF slides are found on this link if available]

 

How can SAC and DWC support a new company strategy?
(Presentation in English)

We will present how a new strategy in the DOVISTA Group made a new demand to our BI-solutions and how this totally changed the BI-organization, the needed BI-systems and the data and decisions BI is expected to support. This is a journey from local reporting to global reporting in all functional areas. Before this strategic change, global reporting was purely financial consolidation at an aggregated level - now the requirement is detailed global reports in all business functions.

Dan Møller Andersen

Business Intelligence Manager at Dovista

Bjørn Winther Nielsen

Senior Business Intelligence Consultant at DOVISTA A/S at Dovista

11:40-12:25

Lunch

12:25-13:10

Recording:

[The PDF slides are found on this link if available]

 

Roadmap and Pilot Project of SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and SAC for a European Car Manufacturer
(Presentation in English)

This presentation will cover insights into the SAP Analytics landscape transformation process for the Finance function of one of Europe’s largest Car Manufacturers. It will also share learnings and viewpoints about the ongoing Pilot project covering SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud.

Mathias Westlie

SAP Business Development at Cognizant

LinkedIn

Boris Ahoyo

Program Manager at Cognizant at Cognizant

Nitin Metri

Head of SAP Analytics Practice - Europe - Cognizant Technology Solutions at Cognizant

13:10-13:55

Recording:

[The PDF slides are found on this link if available]

 

Live supply chain insights with SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and Analytics Cloud
(Presentation in English)

In this session you will learn how SAP Analytics Cloud and Data Warehouse Cloud can support you in setting up real-time dashboards for your whole Supply Chain. Learn how to gain valuable insights in time to take immediate action.

Russel Sadd

Practice Lead Business Planning & Analytics, Solutions Architect for Financial & Retail Planning at Westernacher

LinkedIn

Mark Mrosek

Practice Director Business Planning & Analytics, Senior Project Manager at Westernacher

LinkedIn

13:55-14:10

Break

14:10-14:55

Recording:

[The PDF slides are found on this link if available]

 

From data-to-insight using the multi-faceted tool SAP Data Intelligence in combination with SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud
(Presentation in English)

It is a norm that many organizations have a huge amount of data available scattered across multiple systems with multiple technologies. The challenge is to use this data for meaningful insight.

We want to present SAP Data Intelligence as a multi-facet tool it is to be used as a single tool for gather, augment and consume data so it can give valuable insight.

Furthermore, we will briefly present Data Warehouse Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud to show how we can persist and visualize the insights to end users.

Arman Muzaffar

Senior Manager at Deloitte Norway | AI & Data at Deloitte

LinkedIn

Ajay Kumar

Business Intelligence, Analytics & Insight | SAP Analytics | Consulting | Sr Manager at Deloitte

LinkedIn

14:55-15:00

Wrap up + Survey

Didrik Arstad

Head of Finance og Analytics at SBN-Adfahrer

LinkedIn

Number of participants: 50

  • Stein Rynning Moshuus
    Aibel AS
  • Priyanka Chatterjee
    Capgemini
  • Madhur Ahuja
    Statkraft AS
  • Arvind Kumar
    Bouvet
  • Sveinar Urstad
    Equinor
  • Rajeswari Misra
    Deloitte
  • Ajay Kumar
    Deloitte
  • Arman Muzaffar
    Deloitte
  • Mathias Bondevik Westlie
    Cognizant
  • Erik Fosser
    Norsk Hydro
  • Håvard Nilssen
    Statkraft AS
  • Joakim Löves
    SBN-Adfahrer
  • Bente Eisold
    ABB AS
  • Didrik Arstad
    SBN-Adfahrer
  • Thomas Vogt
    ABB AS
  • Silje Jondahl Bonnez
    Equinor
  • Stig Skoglund
    Equinor
  • Kevin Minh Nguyen
    Gyldendal Norsk Forlag AS
  • Eivind Mikkelsen
    Statkraft AS
  • Egil Magne Hansen
    Gassco
  • Rense Varughese
    Cognizant
  • David Wills
    Merck Group
  • Andreas Bargon
    Merck Group
  • Marianne Eggers Høie
    Gassco
  • Roger Pettersen
    Helse Midt-Norge
  • Christian Mong
    Equinor
  • Gro Merete Ulstad
    Statkraft AS
  • Nitin Metri
    Cognizant
  • Mette Enoksen
    Equinor
  • Jon Anders Lundh
    Statkraft AS
  • Ranjan Thakur
    Capgemini
  • Jose Eximeno
    Takeda AS
  • Inger Christine Skåret
    Helse Vest
  • Liv Oddbjørg Sundfør
    Helse Vest
  • Helge Torsøy
    AkerBP
  • Sveinar Urstad
    Equinor
  • Steinar Ellingsen
    Equinor
  • Doreen Hütten
    Kverneland AS
  • Mudiaga Innocent Oke
    Capgemini
  • Suraj Jaiswal
    Statkraft AS
  • Holger Lämmel
    Hydro Aluminium AS
  • Tilde Brunnberg
    Equinor
  • Boris Ahoyo
    Cognizant
  • Russel Sadd
    Westernacher
  • Mark Mrosek
    Westernacher
  • Bjørn Winther Nielsen
    Dovista AS
  • Dan Møller Andersen
    Dovista AS - Velux
  • Albert Prados
    Cognizant
  • Per Sylte
    Pipelife Norge AS
  • Ilya Amosov
    S5 Consulting