HR 2015 Keynote Address: LIVE from Las Vegas

You are watching coverage of the opening keynote address live today from HR 2015, featuring
Mike Ettling, President: HR Line of Business, SAP.

Starting at 9am PST, Mike Ettling's keynote "How moving your HR to the Cloud is like the game 'Snakes and Ladders'" highlights SAP’s HR solution strategy across cloud and on-premise, along with SAP innovations relating to IT integration and workforce management, running SuccessFactors on SAP HANA, and user experience with SAP Fiori.

Immediately following the keynote, view a live panel discussion on “Moving to the cloud: What, why, and how,” with experts David Ludlow of SAP, Roland Cloutier of ADP, Jan Redmond of Capgemini, and Megan Masoner of NTT DATA, sharing insights on cloud requirements, benefits, and whether and how to migrate mission-critical workloads to the cloud.

Follow the conversation on Twitter at #HR2015.

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In this blog Dr. Berg takes a look at the features of Design Studio, exploring the basic functions and also look at the capabilities of this new interesting tool from SAP.



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BW is Dead – Long Live BW

by Dr. Berg and Brian Wood, Vice President and Product Strategist, SAP Labs

The introduction of BW 7.40 on HANA has resulted in something of a rebirth for BW, and this article summarizes the history, the current solution, and the potential future for this one of a kind solution.


Moving to SAP Business Planning and Consolidation: Technical Tips and Advice on SAP BPC 10.0/10.1 Migration and Implementation

What changes in a move from legacy, Excel-based budgeting and planning to an integrated SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) platform? How does the 10.1 BPC release differ from 10.0? Puneet Gupta, Kranthi Kumar and Sanjeev Mehta take readers’ SAP BPC questions on preparing for implementation. 


Choosing the Optimal Forecasting Method to Minimize Planning Errors: Q&A on SAP APO DP Model Selection Tools

SCM 2015 speaker Alistair Thornton takes readers’ questions on improving forecast accuracy with the right models using SAP APO demand planning tools for model analysis and selection.