Digital transformation provides industry with opportunities for innovation and value creation. Business benefit from new technologies that help them to better understand and serve customers. Access to real-time information leads to smarter decision-making. Across all industries, digital transformation offers a new way of delivering products, services and experience to the market.
The SAP Innovation Award
The SAP Innovation Awards (formerly SAP HANA Innovation Award) celebrates the achievements of top companies and people across the globe that are using SAP platform technologies to transform their business, drive innovation and win in the digital economy.
The majority of SAP Innovation Award winner and participants are using SUSE as the platform to current IT investments while transforming and modernizing their IT infrastructure. Let’s have a look of some of their stories. All stories can be downloaded here
Overcoming Challenges Across the Manufacturing Value Chain
A leading car manufacturer, AUDI AG needed to support maintenance technicians with relevant information when managing a malfunction or breakdown at anytime and anywhere. A mobile app was developed with the SAP Fiori user experience on SAP Cloud Platform. It was accessible on any device with a simplified process tailored to the technician’s needs, based on the SAP Enterprise Asset Management solution.
High user acceptance and improved data quality were achieved through timely, easy to consume, and visual information displayed on mobile devices on the production floor.
Delivering Medicine and Transforming Lives Faster
Aristopharma Ltd. is one of the Top 10 pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh. The legacy IT system was neither integrated nor sufficiently scalable to support the aggressive growth plan of the organization. Moreover, reconciliation of finance and sales at month end was laborious, involved many resources, and took a long time.
SAP S/4HANA running on SUSE, with functionality for finance, logistics, production planning, quality management, plant maintenance, HR, and payroll, was implemented across all locations in Bangladesh.
After completion of the project, planning, production, and sales are now integrated, which enables information to flow smoothly. Management can now view month end financial reporting within 6 days instead of the 17-18 days previously needed with the legacy system.
Automating the Process of Analyzing Solar Images to Save Time and Effort
Lockheed Martin Space is one of the four major business divisions of Lockheed Martin, an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company. The need existed to categorize images streaming every few seconds by different image processing algorithms. The current process is manual observation and is done by a few astrophysicists. The process must be automated and improved.
The solution uses SAP Data Hub on SUSE as an orchestration layer to communicate images to deep neural network algorithms for process automation, identification of classes for different events, and prediction of the next occurrence of the event. A user-friendly interface improved and unified algorithms. Automatic detection and classification of multi-class solar activities for specific wavelength using TensorFlow and SAP Data Hub as an orchestration layer and SUSE as the underlying platform.
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