2014 SAP CPQ Info Day

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SAP Configure, Price and Quote (CPQ) InfoDay

Thursday, April 17, 2014


Westin Hotel Chicago Northwest

Westin Chicago NW

400 Park Blvd
Itasca, Illinois 60143


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Over 200 heard about and saw the latest best practices and solution updates for selling complex configurable products using SAP VC, IPC, and SSC

If you joined SAP and eSpline in Chicago on April  17, 2014, you learned how you can leverage product configuration and solution selling driving customer value, increasing efficiency, and becoming more competitive in configure-to-order and engineer-to-order environments.

The event – which took place in the same location as, and one day after, the SAP Manufacturing Industry Forum, giving you the chance to attend two major manufacturing events within three days – will include presentations The event will include presentations from SAP and eSpline, Honeywell, Bobcat/Doosan, Kennametal, IEWC and other leading industrial manufacturers using SAP Variant Configuration (VC), Internet Pricing Configuration (IPC), and Solution Sales Configuration (SSC).  There will also be workshops and panel discussions.


You would have found out how to improve customer value with: 

  • Product modeling comparison of VC and SSC and see examples of SSC Training workshop
  • Variant Configurator Best Practices for Modeling
  • SSC Project Review: Selection reasoning, Landscape of VC and SSC and How to start an SSC project
  • hybris B2B Commerce – the platform for SAP’s strongly improved Configure, Price and Quote (CPQ) solution
  • Configure, Price and Quote (CPQ) in the cloud with SAP Cloud for Customer
  • Customer best practices in configurable product sales, solution sales, and product modeling
  • Guided selling and configuration of complex systems and solutions with SAP Solution Sales Configuration
  • SAP 3D Visual Enterprise applications for visual configuration and visual service parts selling
  • SAP Flexible Solution Billing – collect invoices across orders, contracts, and projects within and across systems
  • Mobile and offline sales and configuration
  • Product Data Replication (PDR): The fast and secure way to distribute complete VC product models

You would have seen how to increase efficiency and reduce costs with expert insight on new approaches to:

  • Speed up sales configuration analytics and MRP for low-level configuration with VC on SAP HANA
  • Run a more efficient ETO special request process, linking configure-to-order with engineer-to-order
  • Achieve more efficient product development by providing better tools and techniques for the product modeler
  • Improve quality, accuracy, and governance while reducing risk for VC and SSC model change.

 If you have any questions, please contact:

We look forward to seeing you next year.


Best regards,

Gary Nelson
Industry Principal
SAP America

Harald Reitz
Solution Manager
SAP America

Don Cochran
eSpline, LLC

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2014 - Info Day Schedule  



Thursday– April 17, 2014



  • 8:00am to 6pm Central Time

Registration and Breakfast

  •  8:00am - 8:45am

Overview Session

  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am

Multiple Track Sessions:

  • 9:45 am – 4:25 pm with Lunch
  • Best Practices
  • SSC Educational Sessions
  • SAP Updates
  • Customer Presentations

Panel Discussion

4:25 pm – 5:00 pm

Networking Reception

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 Why attend:

  • New information on SSC
  • Visualization updates
  • Networking
  • Best Practices
  • Round Tables
  • Drive Business Improvement


Conference Presentations  

Will be available in late April to registered participants

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