By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NUMBER of high profile experts have signed up to share their knowledge at Saphila 2017, the African SAP User Group’s (AFSUG) biennial conference for SAP users, set for Sun City in June.Among these are Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, the global provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) software, and Dominic Podmore, programme manager at De Beers.Mehboob Foflonker, Manager: Architecture for the City of Cape Town, and Wesley Grisdale, IS Executive for solution delivery at Pick ‘n Pay, will also be among the experts to make presentations.With almost 60 speakers providing trends, insights and lessons learnt, Saphila 2017 creates the strongest platform for SAP users to connect, create and collaborate,through sharing knowledge about innovation, implementation and service delivery.“AFSUG’s and SAP’s commitment to rethink, reassess and reimagine business for the digital economy, that drives their search for what is possible,” said Reg Barry,AFSUG Board member and Saphila 2017 Chairman.He said the focus remained on quality content through a myriad of speakers and ‘real’ users that encourages a positive shift in business in order to add economic value.“Networking with peers forms part of this too, which is why we have created numerous breakout sessions for CXOs, SAP COE managers, SAP users, technical specialist and business representatives to get together and discuss issues and ideas,”added Barry. Saphila is scheduled for June 5 and 6. AFSUG provides a forum for SAP customers to share information and
experiences,accelerate implementation of successful business solutions and influence SAP Africaand SAP Aktiengesellschaft’s (AG) local and global directions.
– CAJ News