Accelerate your Digital Evolution with NTT Group Companies 

NTT Group companies will co-exhibit at SAPPHIRE NOW to showcase our latest SAP-based innovations and industry best practices. We offer attendees a chance to meet our experts, exchange ideas, and share perspectives on leveraging technology for digital business success. NTT Group companies include: NTT Communications, Dimension Data, NTT DATA, Inc., itelligence, and NTT i3.


2016 SAPPHIRE NOW -- NTT Group Speaking Session Details

Session # Date / Time / Location Title Abstract Speaker
Theater Presentations
34613 Tuesday, May 17th 
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
World-Class Solutions for the New Digital Era Historically, the ERP journey was modular and asset-driven. The new digital era has changed this.  Everything is in real time with higher volumes of data.  The future of commerce is about being easy to deal with.  Building a world-class stakeholder experience for our clients is core to NTT Group – our solutions enable this.  Scott Gibson, Group Executive, Digital -- Dimension Data

Wednesday, May 18th
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

HR's Journey to the Cloud Roundtable: To support goals that included the improvement of key HR business processes, itelligence customers embarked on a journey to the cloud.  Learn how these organizations implemented, implemented, integrated and adopted SAP SuccessFactors to improve HR productivity and achieve business results.  Kellie Fitzpatrick,
VP HCM Solutions, itelligence
34615 Wednesday, May 18th
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Solve Global Challenges in Human Capital Management Learn how leading companies are partnering with NTT DATA to transform their human capital management functions. See how SAP SuccessFactors solutions enable companies to shift their focus from reactive administration to proactive strategy. Discover how to accelerate the entire implementation process using NTT DATA's agile 80-10-10 methodology.  Jeffrey Iverson, VP HCM Practice, NTT DATA, Inc.
35204 Wednesday, May 18th
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Theater 2
Villara Builds Real-Time Project and Operational Reporting through S/4HANA

Villara Corporation needs to track actual costs against estimates in real-time on 500+ simultaneous projects and provide real-time reporting on key operational metrics. Learn how the powerful combination of S/4HANA, BusinessObjects, and Lumira allows Villara to deliver actionable real-time reporting instead of finding out “what happened” weeks later.

Scot Williams, CFO, Villara

Karthik Palanisamy,
VP Analytics, itelligence

34616 Wednesday, May 18th
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Transform Your Business Processes in the Digital Era Digital solutions engage and delight users for an optimal stakeholder experience. They leverage a strong digital core while providing competitive advantage to the business. Learn how delivering integrated and innovative digital solutions through a holistic approach can benefit your organization.  Timothy Clark, VP, Enterprise Applications,
34612 Thursday, May 19th
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Theater 2
Steps to Take When Transitioning to SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA

Moving to SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA and SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA takes careful planning. Learn how Network Services Company (NSC) implemented both and it already receiving benefits.  NTT Group companies will discuss the rationale for moving to SAP Suite on HANA, including reducing complexity in business processes, user experiences and technology. 

Tom Thein,
Director of IT, NSC

Nathan Weaver,
Senior Director SAP, itelligence


About Us – SAPPHIRE NOW NTT Group Companies

NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.

Founded in 1983, Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group.

NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 75,000 professionals based in over 40 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We’re part of NTT Group, one of the world’s largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues, and partner to 80% of the Fortune Global 100. 

itelligence, an SAP Global Partner in 23 countries, provides a broad range of consulting and customer support services to further maximize SAP solutions, including implementations, application management services and hosting.  itelligence also provides Analytics, The SAP HANA Platform, SAP HCM, SuccessFactors Solutions and Office of CFO solutions, including Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC).  itelligence is an SAP Global Services and SAP Global Hosting Partner, a certified provider of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud and of Global Application Management Services. itelligence holds a global quality accreditation by SAP Active Quality Management organization for demonstrating clear quality standards and processes. With our award winning expertise over twenty-five years of successful SAP implementations, itelligence is positioned to quickly deliver time to value.

NTT Innovation Institute, Inc. (NTT i3) is the Silicon Valley-based innovation center for NTT Group, one of the world’s largest ICT companies. NTT i3 works with established enterprise companies interested in investigating new approaches to evolving into technology-first, digitally-driven businesses. Likewise, NTT i3 partners with early stage digitally-native businesses looking to expand their presence and challenger advantage.

NTT i3 embraces a unique full lifecycle approach to innovation combining best practices of open innovation research, applied R&D expertise, and agile product development. Collaborative open innovation elevates and expands enterprise companies’ internal conversations and explorations around digital innovation opportunities. Applied R&D expertise then brings focus and practical application by translating those ambitious ideas into the development of new technology platforms, products, and practices.

To accelerate the movement of innovation from initial idea to marketplace implementation, NTT i3 combines its access to the significant global infrastructure resources, investment fund, research knowledge, and trusted long-standing customer relationships of NTT Global with its own software startup expertise and deep enterprise relationships.