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          SAP Product Configurator Info Day

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February 9, 2012


The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center

Lombard, IL 60148

Customer best practices, solution overview, and latest updates for variant configuration (VC) as well as internet pricing and configuration (IPC)

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Join us on February 9 in Chicago to learn how SAP customers leverage product configuration to drive customer value, increase efficiency, and become more competitive in configure-to-order and engineer-to-order environments.

This complimentary, interactive event hosted by SAP and eSpline will give you the opportunity to network with your peers and discover product- configuration best practices. The event will include presentations, workshops, and roundtable discussions with companies such as Wilson Tool International, Greenheck Fan Corporation and other manufacturers, SAP, and eSpline.

Improve customer value

  • Accelerate the quoting process
  • Reduce quoting errors
  • Extend the reach of all sales channels: Field sales, back-office sales, call center, Web, partner, and mobile channels

Increase efficiency and reduce costs

  • Efficiently connect front office, back office, and engineering to reduce quote-to-order lead times
  • Reduce new-product-introduction time
  • Efficiently outsource standard parts, configurable parts, and engineered parts

Agenda Highlights

  • Selling of configurable products across multiple channels
  • Customer best practices: E-commerce for configure-to-order and engineer-to-order
  • Solution sales configuration: Guided selling and configuration of complex systems and solutions
  • Overview of SAP 3D visualization from right hemisphere
  • More efficient product development and better tools and techniques for the product modeler
  • Automated testing to improve quality and accuracy of your VC product models
  • How to add governance and compliance while reducing risk for VC model changes
  • Customer best practices: Product development and product modeling
  • More efficient CTO/ETO processes with order-engineering workbench
  • Offline configuration and configuration on mobile devices (e.g., laptop, iPad, Android)
  • Analytics and demand management for configurable products
  • Transparency in the supply chain with outsourced manufacturing for configurable products

If you have questions, please contact Don Cochran at +1 (614) 442-3977 or don.cochran@espline.com.


Don Cochran                    Gary Nelson                   Harald Vogel
Partner                            Industry Principal            Solution Manager
eSpline                            SAP America                  SAP Labs



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Thursday, February 9, 2012

8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Overview Sessions

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Multiple Tracks:

  • Best Practices
  • Educational Sessions
  • Workshops

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Roundtable Discussion

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Networking Reception


The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
70 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148

Why attend:

  • Learning
  • Networking
  • Best Practices
  • Roundtables
  • Drive Business Improvement

Info Day Agenda  

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