The third annual Best Practices for Automotive conference brought together hundreds of industry professionals and SAP users to learn how to improve business performance in today’s digital and connected enterprise. Over the course of three days, attendees heard case studies and thought leadership on how to succeed over disruptive trends like workforce dynamics, autonomous technologies, IoT and connected cars, big data, increasing consumer demands, and more.
With still a few weeks to go, you may think the Best Practices for Automotive conference seems like a long way away. But, as most things go in life, getting the most out of an upcoming event is all about good preparation and having a plan. Continue reading
This year’s Best Practices for Automotive will be an unrivaled experience for the auto industry. Uniting hundreds of professionals, from senior leaders and business owners, to analytics and solution providers, this will be the can’t-miss event for those SAP users seeking to improve their overall business performance. Since this industry is experiencing one of the most challenging times ever due to digital disruption, now is the time to prepare yourself for future revolutions by embracing leading-edge solutions today. Continue reading
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Marty Groover – Operational Technology Manager, Caterpillar
To compete in an e-commerce market, a fully integrated digital thread is required from the customer through the industrial complex to the digital supply network. For Caterpillar business transformation meant implementing digital tools in a Live Factory project which included Predictive Maintenance, RFID tracking, vehicle insights, live digital manufacturing insights, integration and intelligence. Hear from CAT’s Operational Technology Manager, Marty Groover, in this complimentary webcast to learn about their project and its results.
The automotive industry is experiencing one of its most challenging times ever. Facing intense competition, altering demand, new mobility trends, complex supply chains and changing customer expectations. Today’s industry players are challenged by ubiquitous disruptions to become leading digital enterprises of the future. There is a growing need to learn fast how to turn disruption into opportunities: A McKinsey Study recently found out that by 2020, global profits for automotive OEMs are expected to rise by almost 50 percent and overall, the global automotive industry is in better shape than it was five years ago
The automotive industry is undergoing the most significant change in its 100 plus year history. It is being impacted from all sides and indeed from within. Technology enables tremendous possibilities, expectations are continuously being driven from outside the industry and new players, specifically technology companies, are making their presence felt. In short, the automotive industry is transforming and evolving its customer interactions and services, its interactions with its data and its interactions with its assets.
It is crucially important to hear expertise and solutions from your peers as they capitalize on this transformation and explore ways to drive success with new technology and digital innovations. Best Practices for Automotive is the “go-to” event that brings together over 400 innovative automotive professionals from across the world. Join your peers from all sectors of the industry, including OEM/Manufacturers, Suppliers and Sales and Service Organizations to embrace fresh ideas, innovative solutions and thought provoking insights to re-imagine business and to improve business performance.
Digital Transformation is fundamentally and strongly shaping the way we will do business in the future and is particularly evident in the automotive industry. New technologies and the Internet of Things / Connectivity are driving the development of new business models, manufacturing processes and products. At the same time, our customers have to meet the expectations of their ever more digitally savvy customers and consumers. How can you succeed in this transformation? How can SAP help you?
The automotive industry faces a sales forecast of 111 million new vehicles sold annually by 2020, and all of them “connected”. Over $100 billion in self-driving mobility services by 2035. And all of this from an industry that has roots just over a century and a quarter old. And the excitement, opportunity and the challenges that are upon us have never been greater.
Most global vehicle manufacturers have the same vision of transforming from vehicle makers to mobility providers with accident free driving and emission free operation. With new ideas and new technology, and new customer expectations, innovation will create new business models and force massive change on the global automotive industry.
As technology and digital innovations continue to disrupt the automotive industry, it is more important than ever to join us to hear solutions and expertise from your peers on how to accelerate the business into the digital age. No other conference will offer you a more in-depth look at the latest solutions and strategies for the complex industry issues you are faced with today. You will leave Best Practices for Automotive with a network of professionals and experts who you can call on year-round.