SAP Industry Trends Podcast: explore trends that will affect the future
Technology is revolutionising business worldwide, posing an unprecedented challenge to companies in all sectors. Businesses must respond proactively to the changing demands of consumers, or face becoming irrelevant.
To help our customers tackle these challenges and turn them into opportunities, we at NTT DATA have produced the Industry Trends SAP podcast, hosted by Ricardo Langa, NTT DATA SAP Global Co-Lead for the LEAP program. In each episode, Ricardo and an expert guest discuss business and technology trends in a specific industry or sector.
Discover how our industry experts can help you
In the first episode, Vadim Zimberg, NTT DATA SAP Global Automotive Offering Lead, discusses how NTT DATA can help automotive companies achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. Ricardo and Vadim cover topics including the challenges posed by smart cities and the factors transforming the automotive industry business model.
Jan Ammann, NTT DATA SAP Global Offering Lead for Life Science, is our guest in episode two, discussing the radical transformation in the pharmaceutical industry which began with the COVID-19 pandemic. Jan explains how the industry has changed, both from a business and a development perspective, and gives his views on how SAP technology can help pharma companies to optimise and future-proof their business in a volatile market.
Our third episode features NTT DATA SAP Global Offering Lead for Consumer Packaged Goods, David Tapia. Consumers today expect interaction with products both physically and digitally, so how can CPG companies stay ahead of the curve? Hear David’s tips on new ways to build brand awareness, omnichannel strategies, and how to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage using SAP.
The manufacturing industry has also experienced radical change. In our fourth episode, Marc Kreutzenbeck, NTT DATA SAP Global Offering Lead for Manufacturing, explains how NTT DATA is helping the industry become more agile through strategies such as optimising supply chain management, and the role SAP plays in this transition.
Turning challenges into opportunities
The fifth  episode of our podcast features Álvaro Campo, NTT DATA SAP Global Offering Lead for Utilities. Álvaro talks to Ricardo Langa about the challenges of renewable energy and how NTT DATA can help utilities companies update their practices and adapt their supply chains to unlock value.
Pedro Mur, NTT DATA SAP Global Offering Lead for Travel and Transportation, is our guest in the sixth episode. Pedro and Ricardo discuss the two essential paradigms which will ensure successful digital transformation in this industry, and stress the importance of SAP technology in supporting new business models fit for the transport industry’s future.
What does it mean to be an Intelligent Enterprise, and how can companies achieve this? In the seventh and final episode, Reymund Lips, NTT DATA SAP Global Offering Lead for SAP S/4HANA, discusses how companies can future-proof themselves by incorporating technologies such as machine learning and by making the best use of SAP S/4HANA solutions.
To find out more about how our SAP expertise here at NTT DATA can help your industry respond to today’s technology challenges, listen to the podcasts.