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
Tuesday, July 25, 2:00 PM ET
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. Join CAT’s Operational Technology Manager, Marty Groover, at this complimentary Q&A webcast to learn about their project and its results.
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?
In its second year, Best Practices for Automotive brought key industry thought leaders to the stage on topics ranging from cybersecurity to global supply chain to 3D printing. Relive some of 2016’s best moments from the main stage with these video highlights. See you in 2017!
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.