ORLANDO, Fla. — June 4, 2018 — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that nine out of 10 business leaders believe artificial intelligence (AI) is critical for their companies’ survival over the next five years, according to a survey of 2,500 C-level executives.
The survey – conducted by SAP in Australia, France, Germany, United Kingdom and the United States – showed that business leaders are ready to act on this acknowledgement, revealing growing market momentum for AI-powered innovation.
“We want to automate half of all ERP business processes within the next three years using AI-powered functionality,” said Bernd Leukert, member of the Executive Board of SAP SE, Products & Innovation. “SAP S/4HANA Cloud is the only product in the ERP market to give companies the breadth and depth of intelligence they need to leapfrog their competitors to stay on top of their game.”
SAP S/4HANA Cloud: The Most Intelligent ERP Offering in the Market Today
SAP is taking the lead in making AI a core foundational enhancement of its enterprise offerings. While others may claim intelligence, SAP S/4HANA Cloud is the only tried and true intelligent ERP solution with the following benefits in the market today:
SAP S/4HANA Cloud Enables the Intelligent Enterprise for Customers
Customers such as La Liga, pladis global, Royal Dutch Shell plc and Beyond Technologies will be present at the SAPPHIRE NOW conference taking place June 5–7, 2018. They will discuss their “intelligent enterprise” transformation enabled by SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
La Liga, the top professional association football division of the Spanish football league system, is using SAP S/4HANA Cloud to transform into an intelligent enterprise. To fulfill its ambition to expand into the global entertainment sector, the company needed to overhaul its dated, complex and manual business processes.
“We have been growing rapidly over the last few years. As we make the leap to become a global entertainment brand, we need the newest technologies and the implementation of a suite of solutions to meet all of our objectives,” said José Guerra, head of corporate operations, La Liga. “We see SAP as a key solution provider to help us achieve them, and we are confident that this relationship will bring to our operations two main benefits: enhanced business processes and quicker innovation cycles.”
About SAPPHIRE NOW, June 5-7, 2018, Orlando, Florida, USA
SAPPHIRE NOW offers customers, partners and prospects even more opportunities to engage with peers, participants and thought leaders around the globe. The event connects attendees on-site with global off-site participants through state-of-the-art broadcast studios and online with the latest social media and community functionality. Whether on-site or online, attendees can gain insight into how SAP delivers on its strategy and helps organizations around the world Run Simple. Follow the event on Twitter at @SAPPHIRENOW.
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