Hans Thalbauer
Hans  Thalbauer

Senior Vice President
IoT and Digital Supply Chain


The insideEdge

by Hans Thalbauer | August 16, 2017

Companies are increasingly realizing the enormous value that can be extracted from connecting people, products, and assets in a collaborative network that provides a real-time, operational view of the business. The mission and purpose of the SAP Leonardo portfolio is...MORE »»


Connecting People, Assets, and Processes

by Hans Thalbauer | January 27, 2017

Smart products and smart devices are accelerating the transition to a full-scale digital and service economy. To keep pace with this change, organizations need to digitize their supply chains, which requires the effective, strategic use of Internet of Things and...MORE »»


The insideEdge

by Hans Thalbauer | August 4, 2016

The ultimate goal of a digital transformation is to become a live business — a business that can turn on a dime to meet evolving customer demands. To meet this goal, organizations must digitize the extended supply chain, empowering themselves...MORE »»


Digitizing the Extended Supply Chain

by Hans Thalbauer | January 4, 2016

By necessity, companies everywhere are changing how they interact with customers, suppliers, and vendors in the design, production, and distribution of goods and service. Learn about the digitization of the supply chain and the four key priorities that organizations are...MORE »»


The insideEdge with SAP's Hans Thalbauer

by Hans Thalbauer | July 13, 2015

The expectations of today’s consumer are higher than ever. They want new products more quickly and also tailored to their individual needs. Hans Thalbauer unveils a new strategy that brings true visibility back into the supply chain so organizations can...MORE »»


How the Network Economy Is Revolutionizing the Supply Chain

by Hans Thalbauer | January 1, 2015

The supply chain is in a state of change. With the new requirements set by consumers, such as customized products and quick delivery, companies need to ensure they have the most efficient networks. Read this article for tips on reconfiguring your supply...MORE »»


The insideEdge with Hans Thalbauer

by Hans Thalbauer | July 1, 2014

Manufacturing, innovation, and customer expectations have converged to create a new business reality for manufacturers. SAP’s Hans Thalbauer discusses the challenges this new world presents to manufacturers, and how SAP can help customers become more agile and maximize their resources...MORE »»

Special Report

Special Report: Supply Chain Management

by Hans Thalbauer | January 1, 2013

The challenges of today’s supply chains are very different from those of the past. In this special report, you’ll hear from SAP’s Hans Thalbauer about the pressing need for organizations to create real-time, demand-driven supply chains which can react to...MORE »»


The insideEdge (SAPinsider Vol. 13, Iss. 3)

by Hans Thalbauer | July 1, 2012

Learning and communication are becoming more visually oriented and businesses need to be able to keep up with this trend. To help, SAP has invested in 3D visualization technology by acquiring Right Hemisphere. In this issue's Inside Edge, Hans Thalbauer,...MORE »»


The insideEdge (SAPinsider Vol. 8, Iss. 1)

by Hans Thalbauer | January 1, 2007

Every organization with a vested interest in a supply chain needs to assess just how well it's able to collaborate with its partners — and not just with a select few partners, but with all of them. The rules of...MORE »»


Handle Critical Supply Chain Events Before They Affect Your Bottom Line: Increasing Supply Chain Visibility with SAP SCM 5.0

by Hans Thalbauer | October 1, 2005

Gaining visibility into supply chains is becoming more and more difficult, due to fragmentation of operations and supply networks. SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) 5.0, state-of-the-art analytics, and collaborative tools help you better see the problems coming down the road,...MORE »»