SAP recently held their annual customer event, SAPPHIRE NOW, from May 5 - 7 in Orlando, Florida. Over 17,000 SAP employees, customers, analysts and partners took over the Orange County Convention Center to experience the latest and greatest in the SAP world. Arguably one of the most important enterprise software shows of the year, this year’s key theme was around “Run Simple.” “When businesses run simple you make life run simple. See businesses as intelligent seamless bodies – now that is beautiful, almost as beautiful as life itself,” SAP CEO, Bill McDermott, stated during his keynote.
Concur co-founder/CEO and member of the SAP Global Managing Board, Steve Singh, demoed how customers can run simply by connecting their business to the world and the world to their business. He shared his vision to create a better customer service experience. “We think there is a tremendous opportunity and benefit for our partners and our customers in connecting every single network in the world, in a way that allows the networks to intelligently react on our behalf.”
SAP co-founder and Chairman of the Executive Board, Hasso Plattner, wowed the crowd with his keynote on the history of SAP. We loved hearing Plattner’s vision of how executives will meet in the near future. “The boardroom of the future is not a collection of KPIs. It is real-time information providing an instantaneous glimpse into any part of the company.”
Another major hit was an exciting performance by Jennifer Lopez at Thursday evening's concert. We’ve put together a Storify to showcase the highlights of #SAPPHIRENOW. Thank you to those who took part in our social media efforts. We’ll see you next year in Orlando for SAPPHIRE NOW 2016.