Connect 2019 Presentations

First of all, we would like to say a huge thank you for joining us on the 1st-3rd December for our biggest annual conference yet - we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Looking for the presentation slides of the sessions you attended? You will find them below...

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Sunday Workshops

My first chatbot - Dean Farrow - SAP

Are you ready to thrive in a VUCA world? - Simon Carpenter - SAP

Alchemy For Beginners - Mihir Gore, IBM

Extend SAP C/4HANA products side-by-side with SAP Cloud Platform Extension Factory - Marco Dorn & Brendan Dobbs - SAP

Build your own Fiori Launchpad (hands-on) - Holly Evans - Shoosmiths & Steve Rumsby - University of Warwick

Enterprise Architect Tools - SAP Team

Keynote Session:

Kellogg - Business Transformation

Amey - Quality Award Keynote

Breakout Sessions:


Ethical-Challenges when leveraging Predictive Workforce Analytics - Mark J. Richardson - Rich Analytics

How to tell a story with data using SAC - Dan Senter & Mark Hughes - National Grid

SAP Analytics: Road Map and Strategy - Jonathan Freeland - SAP

SAP BW to BW/4HANA Migration - Donal Geraghty - GSK

What is happening with Data Warehouse Cloud, and how does this fit in with BW/4HANA? - Tim Dyer - SAP


How does the SolDoc provide you with healthy Solution Information Assets (SIA) - Paul Jackson - SAP

Maximising the value of Enterprise Support

The Solman Show - David Cull & Paul Jackson - SAP

S/4HANA Migration: Smart, Continuous Testing - Richard Hurst & Roman Zednik - Tricentis

Business Continuity planning to protect against attack - Robin Gaddum - Deloitte

Learn how the new Support Assistant tool will speed up issue resolution - Harry Bodenhofer & John Bowley - SAP


Access role management – the most important aspect of Access Control - Johan Hermans - CSI Tools

Single Sign-On (SSO), User Authentication and 2FA/MFA - Tim Alsop - Cybersafe

How to use the right user license types now (ECC) and in the future (S/4HANA) - Emma Chambers - NATS & Guido Scheider - Aspera

SAP Digital Access estimation process and measurements - Michael Herting - SAP

Security mid-life crisis – The new world - Chris Kerr - SAP

Working with SAP Enterprise Threat Detection & SAP UI Logging/Masking - Tobias Keller - SAP

Optimising SAP ERP Licencing Costs with ProfileTailor - Stuart Hagyard - Princes Food & David Lloyd - Grey Monarch

Protecting the Business: How Cargill Achieves Cyber Resiliency - Steve Winsor - Cargill & Paul Stamp - Onapsis

Creating Disruptive Advantage

Real-world Examples of Creating Disruptive Advantage - Timo Elliott - SAP

How a Renewable Enterprise Creates Disruptive Advantage - Shin Sawhney & Paul Tomlinson - Capgemini

How Pregis achieves 20% less service calls with Leonardo IoT - Marcus Behrens - SAP

Building an Intelligent and Connected Enterprise making the most of an Information Advantage - Kate Cartwright - OpenText

Spirit Energy Streamlines Processes with RPA: Come and See UiPath Robots in a Real-World Case Study! - Luigi Grosso - AG Apps & Kevin Barker - Spirit Energy

SAP Cloud Platform based co-innovations - Avinash Rajan, Xerox

Customer Experience

TUI’s C/4HANA and SCP story - Ange McKeown - Tui

SAP Service Cloud - John Heald - SAP

Learn how SAP C/4HANA Foundation helps you configure, run, and extend your SAP C/4HANA Suite - Marco Dorn & Brendan Dobbs - SAP

Overview of ESB’s Implementation of SAP Hybris Marketing Cloud - Michael Mongey - ESB

Breaking down CX breakthroughs: the future of transformational customer experiences - Léonie Brown - Qualtrics

Digital Supply Chain

Product Information Management at Croda - Gaurish Dessai - Croda

SAP Product Lifecycle Management and Web UI: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - James Hodgins - Cognex Ireland

Digital Transformation in Manufacturing – Strategies for Success - John Robinson - SAP

Intelligent Spend Management in the Disruptive Era - Tahir Virk - SAP

Supplier Management - Artyoms Nikulins - SAP

Accelerate your SAP Digital Supply Chain ROI – Customer Success Stories - Lewis Marston - Rocket Consulting

Financial Excellence

Transforming Commercial Planning with BPC at PZ Cussons - Gareth Young & Alan Bergin - PZ Cussons

Britvic optimise their control and governance with myFidoc

The Journey to S4HANA – Smarter Faster Finance - Bruce Pell - SAP

Global tax management – from point solution to complete picture - Thomas Popp-Madsen - SAP

RSA Group: Automating SAP Financial Transactions and approval workflows with Winshuttle - John Grant & Stephen Butler, RSA Group & Winshuttle

Building the business case for SAP Concur - Kevin Norris - GCC & David Hipwell - SAP Concur

Managing Cash, Payments and Bank Connectivity with S/4HANA Treasury - Christian Schmid - SAP

Financial Data Readiness for S/4HANA - Tina Roasrio, SAP


PostNL migrated their On-premise SAP Payroll to SuccessFactors ECP with EPI-USE Labs PRISM service - Adan Willemse - EPI-USE Labs

IR35 – Journey to April 2020 and beyond - Nathan Woollery - Ernst & Young LLP

How the BBC leverage Query Manager and Document Builder to increase efficiency within HR Processes - Gary Midgley - BBC & Adan Willemse - EPI-USE Labs

Maintaining data quality – an EDF story

Payroll Legislation update - Fiona Smith - CIPP

SAP Legal Update - Elaine Miller & Adrian Wood - SAP

The Future of SAP Payroll - Natasha Robinson - SAP

Platform & Database

Data Archiving EU GDPR and the Journey to S4HANA for EEBT

How Google Cloud can bring the Intelligent Enterprise to life - Peter Humble & Danielle Brannon - Google

Why SAP on Azure AND Addressing The Connectivity Challenges for a Successful Migration

SAP Infrastructure - Know your options - Larent Montaron & Balaji Govind - IBM

Correctly Managing your SAP Data & Documents is the foundation of a successful Intelligent Enterprise - Mark Johnson & Paul Shakeshaft - Proceed Group

HPE’s IT’s Migration Journey to S/4 HANA - Matt Armstrong Barnes - HPE

SAP on Azure – Build to Run - Robert MacDonald - Absoft & Nick Morgan - Microsoft

ECC to SDI to HANA to Analytics - Lessons learnt on a journey to provision transactional SAP data on HANA to form a Common Data Layer for Analytics - Rob Moore - Edwards


Overview of latest S/4HANA release 1909 and latest innovations, including live demo of S/4HANA - Paul Smith - SAP

The reality of a S/4HANA Migration - Darren Roofe - Edenhouse Solutions

SAP S/4HANA Conversion Case Study: IESA - Andrew Perry - IESA

Greenfield SAP S/4HANA in a regulated business in under 12 months - John Mahon - Jazz Pharma & Chris Edson - Edson Consulting

Optimising Performance by Implementing S/4HANA in the Cloud - Andrew Sugden - Virtustream

Burberry’s Roadmap and Move to S/4HANA - Greg Turner & Paul Tomlinson - Burberry

Total Workforce Management

Big Bang Theory! - Catherine Morris & Fiona Wallace - Brewin Dolphin

Get your HR Data Quality sorted before you migrate to the Cloud – An EDF Energy Story - Kevin Neylon, EDF Energy

E.ON’s Employee Central implementation project journey - Julie Griggs - E.ON

Shades of blue – getting the right tone for HR - Kate Cartwright - OpenText

Demo and Q&A on Reporting and Integration Centre - Aylwin Jerome - Mag Airports

Moving Away From SuccessFactors and migrating to SuccessFactors - Paul Preston - Edwards Vacuum

Pentland’s Innovative journey in a rapid way - Jayshree Kerai - Pentland

Your workforce is changing - are you ready for it? - Sally Winston - Qualtrics

Optimising your SAP

Magic out of a box – Business operations Self-healing - Glenn Svensson & Andy Lawrence - SAP

Dell Technologies puts SAP process automation into practice in its Digital Transformation journey - Sylvie Drago - Dell

Determining and Delivering Business Outcomes in the Cloud Through Preferred Success - Michelle Gurney - SAP

Optimize your current SAP and build your case for SAP S/4HANA - Rene Cedat - SAP

IBM Rapid Move for SAP S/4HANA - The new alternative to adopting SAP S/4HANA - Mihir Gore, IBM & Julian Brumby, SNP

DevOps Automation for SAP: How to integrate SAP with your CI/CD pipeline - James Roberts - Basis Tech

User Experience

SAP Fiori 3 – The UX for the Intelligent Enterprise - Kirsty White - SAP

Sunderland City Council’s Fiori Journey - Lisa Pallas & David Freeman - Sunderland CC

Develop SAP Fiori apps rapidly with low-code development tools - Vincent Escalier - SAP

SAP User Experience Strategy Update - Kirsty White - SAP

Delivering the Intelligent Enterprise - Extending SAP S/4HANA using the latest tools and methods for AESSEAL - Stuart Welsh - AESSEAL

Why User Centric Design is the missing link in Project Success - David Edwards-Jones & Andy Steer - itelligence

The UX Ecosystem - Design, Integration & Cloud - Julian Bolton - Princes & Dan Barton - BluestoneX