Creating Business Value Through Process Integration and Composition Webcast
To move at the speed of business, your company has to leverage existing applications and processes quickly and easily. Laborious, hard-coded integration techniques don't provide the agility and reusability you need to support continuous innovation.
Watch this Webcast to learn:
How The Home Depot and ITC Ltd are using the integration and composition capabilities of the SAP NetWeaver technology platform to solve key business problems
How enterprise service-oriented architecture is helping these leading companies leverage existing IT resources to put accurate, integrated information at the fingertips of distributors and store associates
Improving Inventory Turnover Through Integrated Demand Management
ITC Limited, a leading Indian consumer packaged goods company, depends on a network of more than 1,800 independent distributors to keep its products on store shelves. Join
Vice President, ITC Infotech
Alok Verma holds a MBA from Carlson School of Management, Univ of Minnesota, USA, DBM from IMDR, India, and B.E. from IIT-Roorkee, INDIA. He has around 18 yrs. of experience and brings with him a successful track record in handling management, consulting, technical, Pre-sales roles across various industries & IT services companies.
His work experience with ITC in last 6 yrs includes working as CIO for ITC’s Tobacco division where he was responsible for entire IT Strategy, Operations and significant projects like SAP&APO and Sales Management Information systems, CIO for ITC WillsLifestyle Retailing Division where he implemented new ERP, POS and Loyalty solution. Prior to ITC, he worked as Enterprise Partner & Marketing Manager in Microsoft India. Earlier, Alok worked in US for 7 yrs. (93-99) with companies like Oracle as Practice Head, Sr. Principal consultant with Computer Horizons, Mastech, etc. He started his career with Tata Motors (TELCO) as Project Lead in 89.
ITC Infotech is based in Paramus, New Jersey.
Alok Verma, VP, ITC Ltd, and
Director, SAP NetWeaver platform marketing
Ken has over 15 years of enterprise software product management and business development experience, and is currently responsible for the product marketing charter for SAP NetWeaver Process Integration. Prior to joining SAP, Ken was VP of field product management for Cordys, where he mapped and rolled out industry go-to-market solutions based on ESB technologies. Ken also has a strong business development background in the ERP, CRM and PPM arena, and ran the High-Tech vertical pre-sales teams at both Niku and at the Baan Company. Ken started his career as an application developer for SEER Technologies creating solutions for Wells Fargo Bank and Charles Schwab.
Ken holds a double B.S. degree from University of California, Berkeley
Ken Tsai, Director of Platform Marketing for SAP NetWeaver, as they discuss how ITC is using the SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment and the SAP NetWeaver Process Integration offerings to build a composite application that addresses out-of-stock situations.
Building a Common Integration Infrastructure
Sales associates in The Home Depot's 2,164 retail stores need integrated inventory information to satisfy customers and maintain productivity.
Senior Manager - IT, The Home Depot
Chris joined The Home Depot in 1999 to help design and build the SAP integration required for The Home Depot's International expansion. Since then, he has participated on numerous initiatives including work in establishing the Enterprise Application Integration group, the world’s largest financial conversion to SAP and the retail transformation to SAP in Canada. Prior to The Home Depot, Chris was an SAP consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and an integration/IT logistics lead for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Currently, Chris manages the Enterprise and SAP Application Integration team at The Home Depot, which consists of over 40 software developers and product administrators. The technologies managed within the team includes: SAP PI, IBM Websphere TX, IBM Websphere MQ, IBM Omegamon, and MetaStorm PM4Data.
Chris has over 10 years of SAP experience, most of which spent designing, building and managing integration solutions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from The University of Georgia and an MBA from Georgia State University.
Chris Huff, Senior Manager, IT, The Home Depot, and
Senior Director, SAP
Harald G. Nehring is Senior Director, Platform Marketing for business process management and composition technologies at SAP. Before joining SAP in 2004, Nehring served in various technical, consulting and management roles at IBM, Systar, T-Systems and Software AG.
Harald Nehring, Director of Platform Marketing, SAP, explain how Home Depot is leveraging the SAP NetWeaver Process Integration offering to help store associates gain better visibility of inventory.