June’s live Cloud Wars Expo event featured dozens of industry leaders allowing the Acceleration Economy team access to the inner workings of the greatest growth market the world has ever known.
If you missed the Expo or just want to catch up on sessions you were not able to attend, then you’re in luck. We recorded more than 40 hours of education sessions from the event, which are available for free to Acceleration Economy subscribers. We’re also previewing the content in this series of Moments, which feature highlights from each session.
In this Cloud Wars Expo Moment, excerpted from the Supply Chain education session, SAP Vice President of Global Solution Marketing Robert Merlo explains how digitalization can improve business operations. Merlo makes the case by sharing the example of mining company Freeport-McMoRan, which implemented SAP’s maintenance and service application to optimize the way its maintenance and service employees were assigned to jobs.
00:40— Supply chains are constantly experiencing fluctuations and will continue to change. The pandemic demonstrated how market conditions can evolve in unexpected ways, with supply chains being vital in business operations.
01:17— Companies have always worked with and collected a lot of data, but In order for them to adapt to changing supply chains, they must incorporate that data into smart analytics, machine learning, and AI to make better and more informed decisions. Once this information, the result of these technologies, is shared throughout an entire organization, including the supply chain, the organization can accelerate.
02:31— Freeport-McMoRan, a mining company, opted to embrace digitalization when it integrated the SAP maintenance and service application to manage its maintenance and service employees, who are vital to making sure that the company’s valuable assets continue to operate. Merlo reports that the company was able to save money by using the solution to accurately classify and share service management information, which then helped assign the right people to the right job at the right time, something that previously had been done manually.
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