Articles By: SAP

The Digital Road to Industry 4.0 and Beyond

In the digital era, manufacturers must transform or be left behind. As the pace of change accelerates and competition increases through blurring of industry lines and new entrants to the market. The transformation may well be digital and in this report MPI share the 5 stages to digital maturity. • From data operations capabilities to a sharing infrastructure • With […]

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Digital Business Planning

Supply chain planning becomes increasingly complex to deal with uncertainty in demand, and customers with highest expectations on service levels and delivery times. Systems and processes need to be perfectly synchronized to manage today’s world and tomorrow’s reality.Digital Business Planning takes Supply Chain to the next level by:• Demand signals from customers creating a more accurate and usable demand representation […]

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The Strategic Imperative for an Agile Supply Chain

At no prior time in the history of the supply chain has there been more change — or has there been more potential for change — than there is today. IDC has predicted that by the end of 2018, one-third of companies will find themselves disrupted by digitally enabled competition, many of them as a consequence of having better supply […]

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Understanding the Digital Supply Chain of ONE

Understanding and targeting customers is more important than ever before given the demand for individualized products, same-day or even one-hour delivery, and renting a service rather than buying a product. While manufacturers still need to reduce costs and improve productivity, they are also expanding partner and supplier ecosystems to evolve their supply chains, stay competitive, and grow their business in […]

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Network of Digital Twins

A Digital Twin establishes a direct connection between the physical product or asset and its designed & manufactured digital representation. This relationship can be used to intelligently assess design integrity, operational characteristics, and maintenance projections for each defined product. Read SAP’s POV on the Network of Digital Twins.

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Accelerating Digital Transformation in the High-Tech Industry

The high-tech industry is changing slower than it ever will and faster than it ever has. And customer demands are evolving at speeds never seen before.For companies serious about innovating at scale and transforming their business in order to dominate their market, it will take innovative thinking, disruptive technology and near flawless execution. This challenge, perhaps best described as the […]

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Accelerating Digital Transformation in the Consumer Products Industry

The consumer products industry is changing slower than it ever will and faster than it ever has. And customer demands are evolving at speeds never seen before. For companies serious about innovating at scale and transforming their business in order to dominate their market, it will take innovative thinking, disruptive technology and near flawless execution. This challenge, perhaps best described […]

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A Blueprint for Digital Transformation: Readiness, Risk, and Resilience

Enterprises who don’t embrace digital transformation risk losing out to their more advanced market competitors however, undertaking such an initiative is not always straight forward. Such efforts often involve changing IT infrastructure and service delivery as well as overhauling business models and adapting them to fit the needs of these emerging technologies. The potential for problems shouldn’t be underestimated but […]

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