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SAP Tech News for November 2019

November 30, 2019

International companies keep choosing SAP SuccessFactors Solutions 

More and more organizations tend to select SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management (HXM) Suite. With its help, international companies get an ability to both deliver best employee experiences and access advanced insights for the management of business decisions. Among the compamies that have recently decided to become SAP partners, there are the following. 

Ametek is a world-known manufacturer of electromechanical devices with 18,000 employees; the organization has implemented SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals, SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development and SAP SuccessFactors Compensation solutions. Profi Rom Food R.L. is a Romanian chain of supermarkets and it has selected SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite and the SAP Time Management application by Kronos. 

SV Group, a leading gastronomy and hotel management group, which consists of business catering, public gastronomy and hotel management, has selected SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite.

The competition for top talent is fierce, regardless of industry, region or company size. Now more than ever, human resources plays a critical role in attracting and retaining the right talent to help businesses grow and transform. From recruitment and onboarding to learning and development, our customers are looking for simple, intuitive technology that provides engaging experiences for employees and inspires them to bring their best selves to work every day.

Greg Tomb, president, SAP SuccessFactors 

Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team collaborates with SAP for better performance

It recently came to light that Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E team is implementing the SAP HANA platform and the SAP Sports One solution. The Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E team is currently preparing for the season six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. On November 22, 2019, the team will take part in the first race of the season in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

As part of the partnership SAP and the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E team, SAP Sports One was developed and implemented. The partners also implement SAP S/4HANA for the development of customer-specific technology solutions. The solutions are designed especially for analyzing large volumes of information and monitoring the overall business performance. With the complexities, technology and number of parts required to build a Formula E car, SAP is enabling the team to increase efficiencies comprehensively, from product procurement and supplier evaluation to performance monitoring.

Ever since SAP became our official business performance partner in May 2018, our collaboration has proven to be an exciting opportunity for both brands to explore together and jointly develop innovative technologies. With the start of season six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, we are thrilled to put this technology into practice.  

Ian James, team principal, Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team

Cloud Solution by SAP help the VSE group be aligned with  Germany’s new regulations

Due to Germany’s new regulations on communication in the energy market, the Saarland utility company VSE, along with Pfalzwerke Netz AG and VOLTARIS GmbH, is applying the SAP Market Communication for Utilities application. Common market communication processes like certificate verification will be performed directly in the cloud. 

All the legal requirements are related to the information shared by energy suppliers, grid operators and metering point operators; the measurements must be taken, refined and issued to various partners, including suppliers, external market participants and grid operators.on December 1, 2019. The new requirements pose considerable changes in the whole process for the VSE group, Pfalzwerke Netz AG and other metering point operators.

To that end, the VSE group made a decision to implement the SAP S/4HANA Utilities solution, which let the company to eliminate a number add-on developments and replace them with standard elements and harmonize the data structures. Being connected to VSE’s on-premise solution, SAP Market Communication for Utilities help to share metering data electronically in compliance with the relevant laws. 

In making the move to SAP S/4HANA Utilities, we’re streamlining our software system and only implementing functions and processes that offer added value. Meanwhile, SAP Market Communication for Utilities is also helping us design our processes to be much more efficient.

Astrid Ziegler, the CIO of VSE
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