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Navigate through our month long Analytics and Planning Sessions to Register

TIDE20-001 | Strategy Session

S/4 and Analytics: Disruption, Confusion and Opportunity

Implementing S/4? It’s time to rethink your BI strategy. Organizations moving to SAP S/4HANA as part of their digital transformation are also seeing a disruption in their BI and analytics roadmap. With a multitude of architecture options combining SAP and non-SAP toolsets, customers at a crossroads are evaluating the BI needs and the right path forward. In this session, learn how companies use this opportunity to set up a BI foundation that aligns with their digital transformation journey.

6th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

13th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-002 | Strategy Session

Hidden Treasure: Using Pricing Analytics to Discover Hidden Profit and Market Share

Pricing Analytics enables companies across different industries to significantly improve profitability & market share by defining optimal prices & pricing strategy. We present Pricing Analytics solution powered by SAP HANA that can used to analyze the pricing data and to reveal various margin improvement opportunities. We also present the use case where this analysis can be used to evaluate price erosion and fixing the most obvious cases of price misalignment and leakages. This session explains two different implementation approach at a high level (S/4+Enterprise HANA approach and BWoH approach).


21st October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

28th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-003 | Strategy Session

Success Story: Conagra creates a driver-based model to simplify their Planning Process

Conagra embarked on an ambitious BPC implementation to replace their time consuming and complex legacy process with a driver based implementation. Attend this session to learn how a new process and design were created to reduce the amount of time spent on operational activities and allow the team to have time to do analysis.


20th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

27th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

Carlos Juarez

TIDE20-004 | Strategy Session

BPC is Dead, Long live BPC!

As new planning and consolidation applications are promoted by SAP, many SAP customers are wondering what is the future of their BPC implementations. Join this session, to learn why BPC is still the preferred On premise planning and consolidation software and what is SAP’s BPC roadmap.

8th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

15th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-005 | Strategy Session

Case Study using BPC 11 embedded

In this session, you will learn how leveraging BPC Embedded features can improve your planning process to address the demands of a highly competitive market by looking at a real-life case study.

22nd October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

29th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-006 | Strategy Session

Managing your Cash Flows in uncertain times with Dynamic Liquidity Planning

Now more than ever, the ability to accurately forecast cash flow is critical to businesses. In this session we will show how we enable our customers to analyze and predict cash flow, plan for different scenarios such as changing payment terms, taking bank loans and others all in real time.

7th October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

14th October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-007 | Strategy Session

Explore Next Generation Cloud Planning Capabilities for S/4 HANA

SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning now features business content that can be leveraged for real-time planning on your S/4 HANA system. Join this session to learn what are the components offered by SAP for customers in S/4 HANA. Find out methodologies and best practices to ensure a successful implementation of SAP SAC for Planning.

7th October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

14th October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-008 | Technology Session

Using Machine Learning to listen to the “Voice of Customer”

With the explosive growth of user-generated content on the web, the need for its useful analysis has grown exponentially. Brands and Organizations are heavily investing in mining people’s sentiments and opinions to understand how their products are performing in real-time and find opportunities for improvement. Now, more than ever, it’s key for companies to pay close attention to Voice of Customer (VoC) to boost the customer experience to ensure that their products remain competitive and satisfy the ever-changing needs of the customers.  Using Machine Learning, we can classify each review under a pre-defined intent label, and apply a sentiment value to best measure how each aspect of the product is performing and highlight any areas for improvement.  

8th October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

15th October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-009 | Technology Session

What You See Is What You Get – Automating Image Classification with ML & AI to drive Process Efficiency and Customer Experience

As data storage and computation resources becomes more integrated and inexpensive, analysis on unstructured data types such as images and text has become much more advanced and accurate.  Recent developments in image recognition and transfer learning has enabled the fine-tuning of current State of the Art Deep Learning Architectures to any proprietary task.  Leveraging these solutions to more accurately process users’ warranty images drastically cuts down on manual intervention and the hours required to correctly sort each claim.  

8th October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

15th October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-010 | Strategy Session

Journey to Self-Service Analytics at Delta Faucet Company

With a goal to implement analytics culture, DFC adopted a BI architecture leveraging Azure Cloud Platform, on-prem data warehousing with SAP HANA. This session takes you through DFC journey that made self-service analytics a reality. We share the approach and learnings from this program that enabled business users to model, analyze and visualize the data using modern BI tools.



6th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

13th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-011 | Strategy Session

Struggling with High Cost of Analytics, consider Snowflake

Worried about the high cost of analytics v/s benefits? It’s time to move on, if your data platform isn’t moving you forward. Snowflake is a cloud data platform delivered as a service available on any cloud with near-zero maintenance. It provides the multi-cluster shared data architecture with secure live data sharing and collaboration – eliminating the cost and headache of static data sharing. In this session, we will discuss how you can use the features of Snowflake such as auto scale, auto resume, auto suspend the compute cost with per second billing makes it possible to implement a cost effective modern data warehouse.

22nd October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

29th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-012 | Strategy Session

Success Story: Chamberlain Group Inc. rapidly transforms its BI Platform to SAP HANA 

Have you been thinking about migrating your BW system to HANA? Well, let’s do it! Join us in this session as we present a real-life project scenario with the Chamberlain Group Inc. Learn about DMO Migration as one of the stepping stones on this journey, and how to get your system and team ready to take immediate advantage of BW on HANA after you migrate. We will share our lessons learned on migration and creating a foundation for optimization initiatives to improve performance and re-engineer processes. Walk away with tips on building a solid migration business case, sizing for your HANA system and steps for a successful migration.

7th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

14th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-013 | Technology Session

Ready, Set, Go – HANA 2.0

SAP HANA 2.0 brings advanced capabilities across key areas such as data modeling, data integration and performance optimization. In addition, all the latest solutions of SAP (S/4HANA, BW/4HANA) are based on HANA 2.0 platform. After the HANA 2.0 upgrade, SAP customers can switch to the new XS Advanced (XSA) and Web IDE, to leverage all the future advancements.

In this session, we will go through the key aspects related to HANA 2.0 upgrade and the process of migrating deprecated HANA models into HANA 2.0. Also learn about the HANA 2.0 XSA framework and the steps to remediate HANA models using the migration assistant tool.


22nd October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

29th October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-014 | Strategy Session

The Art of Crafting a Compelling Data Story

Your analysis may prove a point, but how do you get the stakeholders to see the insights buried in your analysis? Attend this session and learn how to reveal the hidden stories in your data. We present to you a simple framework on how to tell compelling data stories that grab attention and inspire action. Our step by step process will transform your dashboards into insightful stories that your stakeholders will understand and love. Don’t start your next BI Project till you have mastered the art of data storytelling.

8th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

15th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-015 | Strategy Session

Agile Financial Planning: Driving Actionable Insights to respond to disruptive events in real time

Traditional budget processes are ineffective as organizations require continuous forecasts to help guide them in today’s fast-changing global economy. Finance teams must adapt, re-forecast, and react sooner than later to avoid massive business disruptions and to respond quickly to new market opportunities or threats. In this session, Ciaran Hickey, management consultant at TekLink, will discuss how organizations can evolve into agile planning by: Rethinking manual excel processes, leveraging Continuous Planning to avoid obsolete plans, leveraging data insights to drive actions and more.

7th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

14th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-016 | Strategy Session

Leverage Anaplan for your Trade Promotion Management and Commercial Planning

TekLink’s Trade Promotion Planning and Customer Sales Planning solution enables users to plan promotions at multiple levels, analyze promotion profitability and plan customer sales and instantly see the impact of promotions on the customer P&L.

21st October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

28th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-017 | Strategy Session

Lindt USA transforms its customer and trade promotion planning and analytics processes

Learn how Lindt is working with TekLink to transform its customer and trade planning and analytics processes to drive revenue, volume & internal margin growth and foster joint business planning with its partners, by implementing an integrated SAP Trade Management solution.

20th October 2020

2:00 PM Central Time

27th October 2020

9:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-018 | Strategy Session

Should I Stay or Should I Go – Thoughts on Data & Analytics for SAP Clients

Increasing user expectations. Completely new analytical possibilities. Fast growing, heterogeneous data volumes, distributed over increasingly complex system landscapes. The pressure to deliver relevant information ever faster. Companies and manufacturers are facing new challenges. In which direction is data warehousing developing? Where is the journey with SAP BW, SAC or the DWC heading? Are the alternatives better? How to integrate artificial intelligence? All this with limited budgets?

21st October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

28th October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

TIDE20-019 | Strategy Session

Success Story: Our Customer migrates on-prem BW landscape to HANA on Azure Cloud 

Hear how our customer migrated BW 7.4/BPC 10.0 on SQL to BW 7.5/BPC 10.1 on multi-node HANA database on-premise and then migrated to Azure cloud, using best practices for sizing Production landscape, Housekeeping tasks, optimizing infrastructure & performance and minimizing downtime.

22nd October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

29th October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-020 | Strategy Session

SAP Industry Cloud for Consumer Products: Intelligent Enterprise capabilities for Trade and Revenue Management

Please join this session for an update on how SAP together with leading CP companies around the world is extending its Intelligent Enterprise capabilities to Trade and Revenue Management processes. We’ll share the evolution of SAP’s strategy in trade promotion management, talk about next-gen capabilities, and introduce how ML/AI are creating new levels of efficiency in consumer products.

TIDE20-021 | Strategy Session

Integrating your Cloud Platform for Efficient and Scalable Machine Learning Solutions

According to recent findings by Gartner, 85% of Data Science and Big Data projects fail to move past preliminary stages of development. Implementing proper tools and standards within your cloud platform ensures that your Machine Learning projects are set up for success and that they can be scaled to meet the needs of the entire organization. Using Microsoft Azure’s Databricks Clusters and Machine Learning Services, it is easy to add enhanced Data Science capabilities on top of any existing cloud storage and transformation pipelines to unlock new analytics solutions.

21st October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

28th October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-022 | Strategy Session

Success Story – Newell Brands delivers Cross Platform Analytics for better insight into Operational Performance

In this session learn how Teklink and Newell used a Microsoft Azure Data lake, DevOps and Power BI to provide the Newell Finance team with a single location to analyze all plants by Key Metrics and KPI’s; as well as make their Actuals to Budget/ Actuals to Forecast comparisons despite having data come from multiple sources.

20th October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

27th October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-023 | Technology Session

Preventing Cybersecurity Threats leveraging Azure Services

Maintaining a secure Azure infrastructure is crucial for businesses. In this session, we will explain how to prevent cybersecurity threats using Azure IAM, Data Protection, Network Security, Threat protection and Security management.

6th October 2020

10:00 AM Central Time

13th October 2020

3:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-024 | Strategy Session

Success Story: Kellogg delivers digital transformation via smart plant analytics

Journey of a Digital Transformation project for any manufacturing company can be full of challenges across all work-streams and can make the implementation path quite strenuous for the project team, program leadership as well as the crew working in the plant. This study reveals role of analytics in the making of a smart-plant and highlights key considerations such as the choice of infrastructure, selecting the right partners and preparing the plant crew to embrace the digitalization early on. This could lead to sizable savings during life of the project. It also makes recommendations on analytics solutions that could help business with improved monitoring of key metrics leading to enhanced functioning various processes in the plant

7th October 2020

11:00 AM Central Time

14th October 2020

1:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-025 | Client Roundtable

Client Roundtable: Newell and Dolby share their stories of 360 degree Collaboration and Business Intelligence Support Model

Join us as Dolby and Newell Brands leadership share their views on various topics around their global Analytic Support models. Both leverage an AMS – application maintenance and support – model.

TIDE20-026 | Attendee Roundtable

Attendee Roundtable: Cloud Analytics

Join our expert moderated attendee roundtable to meet & network with other attendees. Learn from your counterparts how they are addressing industry trends & preparing for the future.

9th October 2020

12:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-027 | Attendee Roundtable

Attendee Roundtable: Journey to Advanced Analytics

Join our expert moderated attendee roundtable to meet & network with other attendees. Learn from your counterparts how they are addressing industry trends & preparing for the future.

16th October 2020

12:00 PM Central Time

TIDE20-028 | Attendee Roundtable

Attendee Roundtable: Business Planning

Join our expert moderated attendee roundtable to meet & network with other attendees. Learn from your counterparts how they are addressing industry trends & preparing for the future.

TIDE20-029 | Attendee Roundtable

Attendee Roundtable: SAP Analytics

Join our expert moderated attendee roundtable to meet & network with other attendees. Learn from your counterparts how they are addressing industry trends & preparing for the future.

TIDE20-030 | Strategy Session

Tell your data story with the right data visualization tool (Power BI Vs Tableau Vs SAP Analytics Cloud)

Our clients have many options when choosing data visualization tools. In this session we will share our experience implementing Power BI, SAP SAC and Tableau. We will explain how each tool addresses our clients’ needs including modern, advanced BI and predictive features and how to determine the best solution for your needs.

21st October 2020

11:00 AM Central Time

28th October 2020

1:00 PM Central Time

*TIDE 2020 is limited to TekLink’s clients, prospects and members of its community