SAP announced that submissions to the SAP Innovation Awards 2021 are open until 31 January 2021. The business solution provider is looking for forward-thinking companies and individuals driving innovation to transform into an intelligent enterprise with SAP products and technologies.
This year, SAP made several changes to the SAP Innovation Awards program—participants have the opportunity to use an online self-assessment form and a more simplified submission process to allow for easier registration.
Seven categories have also been updated to reflect new business realities and priorities in today’s current economic environment:
- Social Catalyst
- Industry Leader
- Partner Paragon
- Business Innovator
- Transformation Champion
- Cloud Genius
- Adoption Superhero
Several SAP customers and partners have already entered. Here at InsideSAP, we’ll take a quick look at some of these innovators and how they are transforming into an intelligent enterprise with SAP to help create a positive economic, environmental, and social impact on the world.
SAP Innovation Awards 2021 Entries
Orica Limited is an Australian-based multinational corporation that provides commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems, sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling.
The firm shows how it developed a solution that allowed it to create more than 90 thousand invoices in 4 months, enabling it to effectively manage consolidation billing applications.
Customer360 is a global IT solutions provider based in Queensland, Australia that offers SAP Finance solutions.
The IT company shows how it Matcharec solution provides customers with real-time account reconciliation process embedded within the SAP intelligent enterprise.
The American food company and maker of America’s top-selling Greek Yogurt brand implemented the full suite of SAP Analytics Cloud capabilities to provide the business a robust, system-based approach to Financial Planning and to transform the way enterprise reporting is done across different functions.
Deloitte showcases how it successfully implemented 3 use cases of SAP HANA and Google BigQuery integration with a huge data volume.
Deloitte’s solution enables business analysts with seamless integration to leverage SAP HANA smart data access (SDA), queries Google BigQuery, and addresses data modelling with SAP BW/4HANA.
Philippine-based Zuellig Pharma is one of the largest healthcare services groups in Asia. The company showcases how it drives effortless online sales and collections with eZPay, a solution that uses SAP S/4HANA Cloud for customer payment portal.
TidalScale, an industry leader in software-defined server technology, helps businesses running SAP databases process their large workloads faster for half the cost of traditional alternatives, and maximises data centre agility and automation.
Transportadora De Gas Del Sur
Argentina’s largest gas distribution company demonstrates how it utilised current technologies to face new challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company implemented an SAP SuccessFactors data integration with SAP SuccessFactors to replace manual processes with an automated integration-based process.
Villeroy and Boch
Villeroy and Boch is one of Europe’s longest-established companies that sell bathroom ceramics and tableware to homes and hotels globally.
The company began a pioneering journey toward hyper-automation with the use of SAP Intelligent RPA. The intelligent bots carry out complex automation tasks, allowing Villeroy and Boch to improve operational efficiency and customer experience.