Our Research: Maximize on Today’s Changing Automotive Landscape

Business within the automotive industry is evolving. Achieving sustainable profitability is vital to that evolution. As the “new normal” unfolds in the automotive industry, organizations are focusing on being more agile by harnessing efficiencies to drive profitability on the horizon. Businesses are striving to drive proficiencies in both front- and back-office operations while navigating what that looks like in terms of SAP support. To succeed at this digital turning point, automotive companies need to design and implement a coherent digital vision with clearly articulated strategies.

Eventful Conferences recently completed an extensive customer-centric research project in support of the upcoming Best Practices for Automotive Conference, North America’s leading industry event for organizations using SAP. The goal was to uncover the top business challenges and priorities for the industry as they relate to people, process and technology, and global automotive trends. We interviewed 70+ individuals from a wide variety of automotive organizations including top IT leadership and business process owners in supply chain, finance, procurement, operations and business analytics. In addition, SAP and key stakeholders across the value chain shared insights to further develop the research.

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Change is Coming Your Way, Embrace It

Key Research Findings

With an aging workforce and the accelerated advancement of technology, the automotive industry is challenged with retaining knowledge from experienced super users as well as staying innovative. Leaders must have a long-term strategy to adequately prepare

With an aging workforce and the accelerated advancement of technology, the automotive industry is challenged with retaining knowledge from experienced super users as well as staying innovative. Leaders must have a long-term strategy to adequately prepare for organizational changes

With an aging workforce and the accelerated advancement of technology, the automotive industry is challenged with retaining knowledge from experienced super users as well as staying innovative. Leaders must have a long-term strategy to adequately prepare for organizational changes that are likely only going to become more and more prevalent.

A Business Case for S/4HANA: It’s More Than Just an “IT Project”

Key Research Findings

Are you struggling to fit the HANA migration into your business plan? Is your organization questioning the business case? Industry leaders within automotive continually evaluate their investments (past, present and future) within their technological landscape.

Are you struggling to fit the HANA migration into your business plan? Is your organization questioning the business case? Industry leaders within automotive continually evaluate their investments (past, present and future) within their technological landscape. Businesses don’t want

Are you struggling to fit the HANA migration into your business plan? Is your organization questioning the business case? Industry leaders within automotive continually evaluate their investments (past, present and future) within their technological landscape. Businesses don’t want to lose customization and functionality of their current solutions, but realize that S/4HANA is core to enable high-value business opportunities.

Seize Innovative with Analytics, Robotics & Big Data

Key Research Findings

As technology continues to develop and expand, automotive companies are challenged to collect actionable insights from the overflow of customer data. Real-time analytics are critical for visibility into operations and with solutions available such as

As technology continues to develop and expand, automotive companies are challenged to collect actionable insights from the overflow of customer data. Real-time analytics are critical for visibility into operations and with solutions available such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA),

As technology continues to develop and expand, automotive companies are challenged to collect actionable insights from the overflow of customer data. Real-time analytics are critical for visibility into operations and with solutions available such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA), the Cloud and IoT, automotive companies are focused on innovating to enhance their competitive advantage.

Capitalize on Connected Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)

Key Research Findings

Gone are the days when efficiency and quality were enough to drive market leadership. As the world economy has become interconnected and consumer tastes have become increasingly fickle, demand has become more variable and as a result agility, customization

Gone are the days when efficiency and quality were enough to drive market leadership. As the world economy has become interconnected and consumer tastes have become increasingly fickle, demand has become more variable and as a result agility, customization and speedy response times

Gone are the days when efficiency and quality were enough to drive market leadership. As the world economy has become interconnected and consumer tastes have become increasingly fickle, demand has become more variable and as a result agility, customization and speedy response times are the norm. Automotive companies are seeking best practices for connecting people, processes and supply chains, and solutions for seamless transmission of data between manufacturing and other business units.

Achieve Standardization in an Increasingly Complex Business Environment

Key Research Findings

Globalization means more complexity. Transactions in multiple languages, currencies, EDI standards, and cultures creates a multifaceted model of business. To drive growth and value, the automotive industry must standardize, optimize and streamline to

Globalization means more complexity. Transactions in multiple languages, currencies, EDI standards, and cultures creates a multifaceted model of business. To drive growth and value, the automotive industry must standardize, optimize and streamline to support these complexities. Savvy

Globalization means more complexity. Transactions in multiple languages, currencies, EDI standards, and cultures creates a multifaceted model of business. To drive growth and value, the automotive industry must standardize, optimize and streamline to support these complexities. Savvy organizations recognize that standardization does not mean having only one method, but rather reducing the number of methods available and allowing for necessary variations.

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