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Wednesday, September 18
 

TBA

SU Leader Workshop OVERVIEW
This day of SEE19 is an annual workshop dedicated to Super User Leaders.  The purpose of this day is twofold:
  1. Education/training on topic(s) selected by the SUNsource Leader Board.
  2. Develop and strengthen relationships with other Super User Leaders.

AGENDA

8-9:30     Super User Network Model Overview with Ginger Luttrell
9:30-10  BREAK
10-12      ROI with Jack Phillips, Founder & Chairman of the ROI Institute
12-1         Lunch
1-3           ROI continuation
3-3:30    BREAK
3:30-5    Rotating roundtable discussion groups with topics

Wednesday September 18, 2019 TBA

8:00am

The 4 Phases to Building and Sustaining a SUPER VALUABLE Super User Network
In this workshop section, you will learn the SUNsource 4 Phases to Building and Sustaining a High-Value Super User Network.

Ginger Luttrell, SUNsource Founder, along with Leader Board member support, will be engaging you in this topic.

You will learn the 4 phases and 4-5 key activity areas in each phase. You will learn key recommendations and cautions based on their decades of experience and wisdom working with Super User Networks.

This session is valuable for any stage Super User Network, whether you are just thinking about starting up your SUN, or you are well down the maturity path. Everyone will have key takeaways for areas that are either overlooked, not considered or need strengthening.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Ludwig, SUNsource

Rob Ludwig, SUNsource

Certified Super User Network Coach, SUNsource
avatar for Ginger Luttrell

Ginger Luttrell

Founder & CEO, SUNsource
I am Blessed to be the Founder and CEO of SUNsource, and the co-author of the first book, The Super User (R)evolution, that addresses and illuminates the critical role of the Super User.  Of course, I have to give a shout out to my co-author, Michael Doane.I have spent the past 2... Read More →


Wednesday September 18, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am

10:00am

Building a True ROI Case for a Super User Network - is it possible?
We are excited to have the ROI Institute team here this year helping move us along in building a strong ROI case for a Super User Network.  You can't afford to miss this rare opportunity.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

Dr. Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

Founder and Chairman, ROI Institue


Wednesday September 18, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

12:00pm

SUPER Awesome - It's LUNCHtime
Grab lunch and make sure you get to know every single Super User Leader.  This will be the gift you give yourself that keeps on giving.

Wednesday September 18, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1:00pm

Building a True ROI Case for a Super User Network - is it possible? (continued...)
We are excited to have the ROI Institute team here this year helping move us along in building a strong ROI case for a Super User Network.  You can't afford to miss this rare opportunity.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

Dr. Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

Founder and Chairman, ROI Institue


Wednesday September 18, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm

3:30pm

Roundtable Discussions
Roundtable Discussions:
  • Phase 1: Business Drivers, Executive sponsor
  • Phase 2: Nomination, selection, onboarding, bench building
  • Phase 3: Culture, Structure and Cadence
  • Phase 4: Training and certifying Super Users, ROI


Wednesday September 18, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
 
Thursday, September 19
 

TBA

First Time Attendee Briefing - after you get through registration and before 8:30 Keynote start
After you get registered, head on over to the SUNsource POD.

If you are new to use or haven't been with us in a while, this is a perfect way to prepare yourself to have a SUPER amazing experience at SEE19 - The Super User Experience Event.

No one wants to be confused and spend part of your day trying to get your bearings.  We are here to help.  This session is for the new-to-us attendee.  Come learn:
  • Our Culture,
  • Our core principles and values,
  • How SEE19 is laid out,
  • How to get the most from SEE19 and beyond.



Thursday September 19, 2019 TBA
Learning Lounge SUNsource POD

8:30am

General Session + Keynote
Our SEE19 emSEE Terrie Walker will lead you through an engaging morning, preparing for a value-filled day!

1.  Founder's Address - by Ginger Luttrell,
Ginger will share the vision for SUNsource and Super Users. She will also share some "behind the scenes" stories for how this is coming to life! You definitely want to get in your seat on time so you don't miss her passion and inspiration!

2.  Can you really create a strong, defendable ROI for Super User Networks?
Leader Board members Diego Alvarado (CMI) and Lisa Ayala (Schlumberger), team up with Jack Phillips, Founder and Chairman of the ROI Institute to address this very important question in a compelling way.

3.  Keynote:  Gain an Executive perspective on the holistic value of Super User Networks.  Do you think Super Users are just for large enterprises and companies who use large mega-ERP systems?  Well, think again.  You will also hear this Executive perspective.

4.  Community Partner Welcome!
Our Community Partners, Configurable Management, Liquid UI and SAP will welcome you with some fun facts!

Speakers
avatar for Ginger Luttrell

Ginger Luttrell

Founder & CEO, SUNsource
I am Blessed to be the Founder and CEO of SUNsource, and the co-author of the first book, The Super User (R)evolution, that addresses and illuminates the critical role of the Super User.  Of course, I have to give a shout out to my co-author, Michael Doane.I have spent the past 2... Read More →
avatar for Tony Holland, Synactive

Tony Holland, Synactive

Solution Consulting Manager, Synactive Inc.
avatar for Bill Mahoney

Bill Mahoney

CEO, ASM International
avatar for Steven Branch, Configurable Management

Steven Branch, Configurable Management

President & CEO, Configurable Management
avatar for Albert Reyes

Albert Reyes

CEO, Buckner International
 Dr. Albert L. Reyes is President and CEO of Buckner International, a non-profit international ministry that transforms the lives of orphans, vulnerable children, families and elders.He is the sixth President and CEO of the 140-year-old organization based in Dallas, Texas. He previously... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

Dr. Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

Founder and Chairman, ROI Institue


Thursday September 19, 2019 8:30am - 10:30am
Northbrook - Keynote Room

10:30am

LL - Learning Lounge OVERVIEW - Microsession Learning
This year our Learning Lounge is back out in the main hall and is even better!

Our Learning Lounge is where SUPER magic happens for learning, networking, snacking, and relaxing while you are not in a Power Hour session.

Attend 10-15 minute micro-learning sessions in the morning (running 10:45 - 12) and during the afternoon breaks (2-2:30 and 3:30-4). Look for the blue sessions on the agenda.

Like what you learn? Look in the afternoon sessions. Some Learning Lounge topics will go into a deeper dive on the subject.

This is sure to have something to fit everyone's journey.

Look in the Hall for POD signs. You will see:
*  POD 1
*  POD 2
*  POD 3
*  POD SAP
*  POD SUNsource

Thursday September 19, 2019 10:30am - 10:45am
READ ME

10:30am

LL - Time to Meet Your Next New SUPER Contact
Join us in the Learning Lounge all day and take the challenge. It's a great way to break the ice and meet someone new!

1. Break out your handy dandy SUNsource Notepad and your Sticky contact labels.
2. Find a person you do not know.
3. Introduce yourself and ask them if they have a SUPER star.
4. If they say yes... SUPER awesome... ask for one!
5. Rule: If you get asked for a star, you have to give one up... even if it's your last one!!!
6. There will be a prize drawing for the most SUPER stars collected!!!

Thursday September 19, 2019 10:30am - 4:00pm
Learning Lounge - Main Hall

10:45am

GDT's upgrade to S/4HANA in 16 weeks, how is this possible?
Learn criteria GDT considered for the timing of its’s successful S/4 HANA upgrade (16 weeks) and lessons learned.

Speakers
avatar for Bimal Budhabhatti

Bimal Budhabhatti

Head of Enterprise Applications, GDT - General Datatech L.P.
Head of the Enterprise Applications, is responsible for defining GDTs Business Applications strategy and overseeing the implementation of both, on-premise and cloud business applications.


Thursday September 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am
Learning Lounge - POD 3

10:45am

LL - Day in the BETTER Life of Inventory and Materials Management Super Users using SAP S/4HANA
Christian is joining us all the way from Germany to help you understand how much BETTER work will be for Inventory and Materials Management Super Users and Managers using SAP S/4HANA.

Experience a day in the life of a Super User and Inventory Manager in an intelligent ERP system. With embedded analytics you always have best insights, you can trigger postings with drag & drop, and just 3 clicks, and on top you can use predictions based on machine learning.

Speakers
avatar for Christian Tiemann, SAP

Christian Tiemann, SAP

Vice President, SAP SE
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiantiemann/SAP ERP Business Processes & OptimizationMachine LearningSAP S/4HANALogisticsFinance


Thursday September 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am
Learning Lounge - POD SAP

10:45am

LL - Digital Badging: You Know It, Now Show It
Join this preview of the SUNsource Digital Badging plan.
Provide your input. What badges do you want to earn? Join in on input to the plan.

Learn how to earn your first badge, the SUNsource SAP Basic Navigation Badge.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Ludwig, SUNsource

Rob Ludwig, SUNsource

Certified Super User Network Coach, SUNsource


Thursday September 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am
Learning Lounge - SUNsource POD

10:45am

LL - Excel and SAP, a recipe for improved speed and productivity
Are you interested in learning about products that empower SAP users to build reports that allow for more strategic data analysis? Are you interested in learning about customer case studies where numerous manual processes have been reduced by accessing ERP data in real-time – all with a click of a button? Are you interested in stories about how customers like you have saved hours, and sometimes even days on reporting processes?

Well, you’re in luck! Come join us to learn this and more.

Our Excel4Apps products are now a part of the insightsoftware family! We’ve been supporting SUNsource from its first launch because we value Super Users! Come learn about our products and how they are bringing SUPER value to customers just like you all over the world.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Pockl, insightsoftware

Mark Pockl, insightsoftware

Sr Solution Engineer, Insightsoftware


Thursday September 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am
Learning Lounge - POD 1

10:45am

LL - Let's Talk Testing in Super User Language
I'm a testing geek!  Ok, it's out there.
Come talk to me about testing... where it's been, where it is, where it's going.
Who's involved? Are there terms you've heard and have no clue what it really means?
Bring your questions!



Speakers

Thursday September 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am
Learning Lounge - POD 2

11:15am

LL - Business Process Automation and the Role Super Users Play
Join this open discussion about business process improvement, including automation and how Super Users can play a very important role.
What business processes have you worked in where you have wondered, "Does it REALLY have to be this hard or cumbersome?"
Have you offered up business process improvement ideas and you weren't taken seriously or you got met with, "This is just how it works." or "We've always done it that way."?
Well then... let's chat! You are NOT alone. And no... it doesn't have to be that hard!

Speakers
avatar for Steven Branch, Configurable Management

Steven Branch, Configurable Management

President & CEO, Configurable Management


Thursday September 19, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am
Learning Lounge - POD 2

11:15am

LL - BYO t-code: mobilize your SAPGUI without involving IT
Did you know that the SAPGUI can go mobile to tablets or phones without any programming or IT involvement? Bring your favorite (or least favorite!) t-code to this interactive session and see for yourself how your end users can benefit from a mobile SAPGUI!

Speakers
avatar for Tony Holland, Synactive

Tony Holland, Synactive

Solution Consulting Manager, Synactive Inc.


Thursday September 19, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am
Learning Lounge - POD 1

11:15am

LL - Day in the BETTER Life of Production Super Users using SAP S/4HANA
Christian is joining us all the way from Germany to help you understand how much BETTER work will be for Production Super Users and Managers using SAP S/4HANA.

Experience a day in the life of a Production supervisor & MRP Controller and Super Users in an intelligent ERP system. With embedded simulation and superior analytics, you can easily overcome traditional system problems and reduce your own effort.

Speakers
avatar for Christian Tiemann, SAP

Christian Tiemann, SAP

Vice President, SAP SE
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiantiemann/SAP ERP Business Processes & OptimizationMachine LearningSAP S/4HANALogisticsFinance


Thursday September 19, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am
Learning Lounge - POD SAP

11:15am

LL - Taking Sticky Notes to the Next Level - anytime, anywhere, together
Join this micro-session to hear about Cardsmith, our AppJam inaugural highlight!

AppJam is the cool new SUNsource addition to your SEE learning!

It's our way to expose you to new tools that we find and those that are shared with us by Community members. When you see AppJam you know we are bringing the favorite picks for you to learn about how they can be used to support Super User success.

This year we're so excited to bring you Cardsmith. Monica Borrell, CEO of Cardsmith, is coming to us from Portland Oregon to share her company's cool tool!

We found Cardsmith when searching for a tool to use in our virtual Jumpstart Workshop. Since then we have used it for multiple other applications, including planning SEE19!!!

Bring your computer or your pad if you have one with you.

Like what you SEE & hear?  Join the deeper dive session at 1:00.  It's going to be SUPER sticky, :)!

Speakers
avatar for Monica Borrell, Cardsmith

Monica Borrell, Cardsmith

CEO, Cardsmith, LLC


Thursday September 19, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am
Learning Lounge - POD 3

11:45am

Don’t be scared off by terms like “enterprise app delivery”, and “application portfolios”, and “no code - I'm going to break it down
As a Super User, you need to increase your knowledge across technology, people skills, and process. You need to start current and relevant.

Come join us to increase your technology knowledge about a platform that’s making it possible for the business to get necessary solutions faster. This platform is Mendix. As a Super User, knowing the terminology can help you with the discussions that can happen in project meetings.

Don’t be scared off by terms like “enterprise app delivery”, and “application portfolios”, and “no code (visual-modelling)”. We will break down all of this to help you understand what this means in business terms.




Thursday September 19, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm
Learning Lounge - POD 2

11:45am

LL - Building and Sustaining the Ideal Team
Join this community discussion for techniques, strategies, and challenges in getting and keeping the right people in your Super User Network.


Topics for discussion include a nomination and selection process that is respected and trusted for identifying the best candidates, prevents volun-told-ism, prevents favoritism, ensuring all employees have the opportunity to be equally considered.  The process combines data and people insights in a defendable and repeatable process.

Thursday September 19, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm
Learning Lounge - SUNsource POD

11:45am

LL - Day in the BETTER Life of an Warehouse & Transportation Super Users using SAP S/4HANA
Christian is joining us all the way from Germany to help you understand how much BETTER work will be for Warehouse & Transportation Super Users and Manager using SAP S/4HANA.

See how embedded extended Warehouse Management & Transportation in an intelligent ERP system streamlines your delivery process. Use mobile devices to plan and execute your internal warehouse tasks and transportation planning.

Speakers
avatar for Christian Tiemann, SAP

Christian Tiemann, SAP

Vice President, SAP SE
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiantiemann/SAP ERP Business Processes & OptimizationMachine LearningSAP S/4HANALogisticsFinance


Thursday September 19, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm
Learning Lounge - POD SAP

11:45am

LL - End User proficiency. Is it where you think it is?
Join this Learning Lounge micro-learning discussion to explore this question.  Plenty of companies have been complacent in truly understanding if their end-users are at an acceptable level of proficiency.

Southwest Airlines will lead the discussion.

Interested in more... sign up for the afternoon session at 1:00 for a deeper dive!

Speakers
avatar for Rachel McIntosh, Southwest Airlines

Rachel McIntosh, Southwest Airlines

Process Improv & Compliance Consultant/SU Leader, Southwest Airlines


Thursday September 19, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm
Learning Lounge - POD 3

11:45am

LL - Super User Collaboration Tools
What are your challenges with Super User collaboration?
Come join our table talk where we will discuss the challenges, the value of doing it well, what tools are available to support this important activity within Super User Networks.

Like the topic?  Attend the afternoon Power Hour for a deeper dive.

Speakers
avatar for Ellen Kumar, GP Strategies

Ellen Kumar, GP Strategies

Solution Architect, GP Strategies


Thursday September 19, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm
Learning Lounge - POD 1

12:00pm

SUPER Awesome - It's LUNCHtime
Grab lunch and find some new people to strike up a conversation about the Learning Lounge or the afternoon schedule.

Settle in at 12:15 for a 15 minute Keynote video from Dr. Jack Phillips, Founder and Chairman of the ROI Institute, and Diego Alvarado, Head of Process CoE and Super User Program Lead at CMI in Guatemala and SUNsource Leader Board Member. Diego serves up few good questions to Dr. Jack Phillips.

Diego is currently working on his ROI Certification from The ROI Institute.  He will be our first Super User Leader to achieve this certificate.  Much more to come on his journey and on opportunities for other's to earn this very important certificate.

Speakers
avatar for Diego Alvarado, CMI

Diego Alvarado, CMI

Head of Processes CoE, CMI
I´m a member of SUN Source Leader Board, where I get to integrate my passion for process improvement, knowledge management and the power of collaborative networking communities built around end-to-end processes, where subject matter experts within the organization can leverage their... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

Dr. Jack Phillips, ROI Institute

Founder and Chairman, ROI Institue


Thursday September 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Northbrook - Keynote Room

1:00pm

So You Think Your Super Users and End Users are Proficient with the Basics? Think Again. Learn what Southwest Airlines discovered.
Join Southwest Airlines as they share their journey of getting back to the basics with their mission to build up end user proficiency and productivity.

Although Southwest uses SAP as their ERP system, this applies to any company regardless of the system you're using. The concept here is that it is easy to get complacent and believe that your end users are at a necessary proficiency. You need to know, not hope.

You will learn about their
  • Training strategy,
  • Assessments,
  • Digital Badging,
  • 2020 look forward plan

Speakers
avatar for Rachel McIntosh, Southwest Airlines

Rachel McIntosh, Southwest Airlines

Process Improv & Compliance Consultant/SU Leader, Southwest Airlines


Thursday September 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Spring Glade

1:00pm

Machine Learning examples in SAP S/4HANA Finance and Logistics
Christian is joining us all the way from Germany to help you understand the business side of your future using SAP S/4HANA.

Understand the concepts of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in an intelligent ERP system. See several system examples for AI & ML in Finance and Logistics.

Speakers
avatar for Christian Tiemann, SAP

Christian Tiemann, SAP

Vice President, SAP SE
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiantiemann/SAP ERP Business Processes & OptimizationMachine LearningSAP S/4HANALogisticsFinance


Thursday September 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sunny Slope

1:00pm

Testing - Pull out your Super User decoder ring and get ready for a testing download
Ever spend a long day or hurried weekend "testing" so that a mission-critical business-changing release goes live?  Or just get the calendar invite to eat pizza and run all of the manual test scripts on a weekend? Or worse listen to QA speak of functional, unit, CT, non-functional, user acceptance or testing in anger (no kidding real testing term!) in team meetings?

Don't worry if you don't have your Super User decoder ring for testing terms.

Come learn these and more about testing, including the differences between waterfall & agile development and how it changes testing opportunities without your decoder ring or falling asleep.

Speakers

Thursday September 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fairview

2:00pm

BREAK - Networking & Learning Lounge
Grab a snack and drink.  Then:
  • Continue networking with your SUPER connections.
  • Pick up another micro-session in the Learning Lounge.
  • Participate in our Charity activity.

Thursday September 19, 2019 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Learning Lounge - Main Hall

2:10pm

Did you know the SAPGUI now runs on your mobile device? See 5 mobile-specific features for iOS and Android!
Many Super Users who are well acquainted with the SAPGUI are unsure or unsatisfied with their options for mobilizing SAP end users. Now, Super Users can simply mobilize the SAPGUI with Liquid UI and avoid unnecessary IT involvement or process disruption! But did you know: the new, Liquid UI-powered mobile SAPGUI has much more to offer than what you’re used to? Stop by to talk to Tony and see for yourself how signature capture, barcode scanning, biometric security, real-time badge notifications and more can empower your end-users and bring clarity to the question of SAP ERP mobility!

Speakers
avatar for Tony Holland, Synactive

Tony Holland, Synactive

Solution Consulting Manager, Synactive Inc.


Thursday September 19, 2019 2:10pm - 2:25pm
Learning Lounge - POD 1

2:10pm

LL - Day in the BETTER Life of Purchasing Super Users using SAP S/4HANA
Christian is joining us all the way from Germany to help you understand how much BETTER work will be for Purchasing Super Users and Managers using SAP S/4HANA.

Speakers
avatar for Christian Tiemann, SAP

Christian Tiemann, SAP

Vice President, SAP SE
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiantiemann/SAP ERP Business Processes & OptimizationMachine LearningSAP S/4HANALogisticsFinance


Thursday September 19, 2019 2:10pm - 2:25pm
Learning Lounge - POD SAP

2:10pm

LL - The 4 Phases to Building and Sustaining a Super User Network
Want to continue the discussion from the 2:30 breakout session on this topic?  This is the place to be!

Speakers
avatar for Rob Ludwig, SUNsource

Rob Ludwig, SUNsource

Certified Super User Network Coach, SUNsource
avatar for Ginger Luttrell

Ginger Luttrell

Founder & CEO, SUNsource
I am Blessed to be the Founder and CEO of SUNsource, and the co-author of the first book, The Super User (R)evolution, that addresses and illuminates the critical role of the Super User.  Of course, I have to give a shout out to my co-author, Michael Doane.I have spent the past 2... Read More →


Thursday September 19, 2019 2:10pm - 2:25pm
Learning Lounge - SUNsource POD

2:30pm

1st Annual AppJam - Bringing You Cool New Tools (think virtual sticky notes!!!)
We are constantly looking for new tools that will help Super Users!

AppJam is our way to expose you to those tools that we find and those that are shared with us by Community members. When you see AppJam you know we are bringing the favorite picks for you to learn about how they can be used to support Super User success.

This year we're so excited to bring you Cardsmith. Monica Borrell, CEO of Cardsmith, is coming to us from Portland Oregon to share her company's cool tool! Come meet Monica, learn the tool in a Super User scenario, and envision the possibilities.

We found Cardsmith when searching for a tool to use in our virtual Jumpstart Workshop. Since then we have used it for multiple other applications, including planning SEE19!!!

Bring your computer or your pad if you have one with you.

Speakers
avatar for Monica Borrell, Cardsmith

Monica Borrell, Cardsmith

CEO, Cardsmith, LLC


Thursday September 19, 2019 2:30pm - 2:55pm
Sunny Slope

2:30pm

Roundtable Expert-Led Discussion: What are the Barriers to Super Users Delivering Business Process Execution Excellence?
You won’t want to miss this engaging, conversational session with our resident business process excellence expert, Steven Branch and team. According to Steven, “Over my decades of experience as an industry CIO, consultant, and Founder/CEO of a supplier company, I have worked with and supported many Super Users. What I’ve seen is that they have so very much to offer in ideas, insights, and execution wisdom, but there are barriers to their voice being heard. I’m all-in with SUNsource working to solve this problem.”
Bring your own barriers and experience to this discussion:
  • Learn what’s going on in other companies.
  • Gain some ideas from Steven and other’s experience in battling barriers.
  • Learn about tools that support business process execution excellence.
  • Walk away with your 1 next step that you absolutely can do when you get back to the office.

Speakers
avatar for Steven Branch, Configurable Management

Steven Branch, Configurable Management

President & CEO, Configurable Management


Thursday September 19, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Spring Glade

2:30pm

Super User Collaboration Tools
Every Super User Network needs collaboration tools.  This includes those for the Super User team to collaborate with, share, and learn from each other.  It also includes one that Super Users utilize for supporting end users in a realtime way.

Come learn:
  • What tools are available and have been used?
  • What content is loaded and how it's organized?
  • How do you govern such tools to ensure information accuracy and relevance?
  • More...

Speakers
avatar for Ellen Kumar, GP Strategies

Ellen Kumar, GP Strategies

Solution Architect, GP Strategies


Thursday September 19, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Fairview

2:30pm

BUSINESS SIMULATION: Experience Running a Business in Real-time in this FUN and EXCITING Business Simulation Game - Get the OMG out of ERP!
Join this team-based competitive business simulation game. As a team event, it provides the opportunity for business people to experience together running a business with real-time business process integration through a FUN, EXCITING, and INTERACTIVE learning activity.

During this workshop, all participants will be assigned to a team.  All teams will compete to win the top company award. 
  • Compete against other teams to increase the revenue of your company through real-time system insights and decisions across finance, supply chain, manufacturing, and more.
  • Experience the impact of measuring production, pricing, and inventory decisions on consumer demand and competition in real time.
The simulation is powered by a live SAP S/4HANA system.

Not an SAP user, don't worry about that. This is a business simulation game. The concepts of running a business, having real-time information and analytics for making business decisions, and having solutions that support that process, are universal!

Speakers
avatar for Koleman Dudek

Koleman Dudek

PSU
Hello, I am Koleman Dudek, the instructor for the Business Simulation on Thursday. I have over ten years SAP experience as a super user in finance, material management, and production planning. I am SAP TERP10 certified and currently working at Penn State University where I use the... Read More →
avatar for Henner Schliebs

Henner Schliebs

RVP Business Development, SAP
Talk to me about your understanding of business processes and how modern technology could help you optimize them.I love to discuss how SuperUsers can drive adoption of new technology leading IT departments and Executives towards a better understanding of the opportunity ahead.


Thursday September 19, 2019 2:30pm - 4:45pm
Hillhaven

3:00pm

Excel Can Do More than you Think: Empower Your SAP Reporting in Real-Time
Do you need real-time access to your SAP data in Excel? Join insightsoftware as we show you how you can have the capability to create your own reports for month end and/or adhoc analysis, allowing IT to focus on your organization’s bigger initiatives. We will show you business use cases that may resonate with your reporting struggles today.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Pockl, insightsoftware

Mark Pockl, insightsoftware

Sr Solution Engineer, Insightsoftware


Thursday September 19, 2019 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Sunny Slope

3:30pm

BREAK - Networking & Learning Lounge
Grab a snack and drink.  Then:
  • Continue networking with your SUPER connections.
  • Pick up another micro-session in the Learning Lounge.
  • Participate in our Charity activity.

Thursday September 19, 2019 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Learning Lounge - Main Hall

3:40pm

LL - Day in the BETTER Life of Sales Super Users using SAP S/4HANA
Christian is joining us all the way from Germany to help you understand how much BETTER work will be for Sales Super Users and Managers using SAP S/4HANA.

Speakers
avatar for Christian Tiemann, SAP

Christian Tiemann, SAP

Vice President, SAP SE
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiantiemann/SAP ERP Business Processes & OptimizationMachine LearningSAP S/4HANALogisticsFinance


Thursday September 19, 2019 3:40pm - 3:55pm
Learning Lounge - POD SAP

3:40pm

LL - Open Forum on Super User Business Needs
Come join me for an open forum to discuss your business needs. Whether it is implementation, reporting, and/or uploading needs, we want to learn about your pain points and discuss options that may help to solve your issues.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Pockl, insightsoftware

Mark Pockl, insightsoftware

Sr Solution Engineer, Insightsoftware


Thursday September 19, 2019 3:40pm - 3:55pm
Learning Lounge - POD 1

4:00pm

Leave IT Out of It! How Super Users Can Make the SAPGUI Easy, Intuitive, and Mobile for End Users
Super Users who depend on the SAPGUI often think that improving their end user’s experience means brand-new technology and lengthy involvement with IT. This is not the case! Join us during this session to see firsthand how Liquid UI technology can turn your SAPGUI into an easy, intuitive and mobile ERP touchpoint without involving IT. This will be an interactive session that will highlight Liquid UI’s mobility, automation, and screen simplification capability within YOUR functional realm of SAP ERP. Bring your biggest SAPGUI challenges, and we’ll show you what Super Users can do to solve them using Liquid UI !

Speakers
avatar for Tony Holland, Synactive

Tony Holland, Synactive

Solution Consulting Manager, Synactive Inc.


Thursday September 19, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Fairview

4:00pm

The 4 Phases to Building and Sustaining a Super User Network
Come learn the 4 Phases to Building and Sustaining a High-Value Super User Network.

This is a session repeated from the Wed 9/18 Super User Leader Workshop day.

You don't want to miss this since our very own Ginger Luttrell, SUNsource Founder will be delivering this session.

In this session, you will learn the 4 phases and 4-5 key activity areas in each phase. She will share some of the key recommendations and cautions based on her decades of experience and wisdom working with Super User Networks.

This session is valuable for any stage Super User Network, whether you are just thinking about starting up your SUN, or you are well down the maturity path.  Everyone will have key takeaways for areas that are either overlooked, not considered or need strengthening.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Ludwig, SUNsource

Rob Ludwig, SUNsource

Certified Super User Network Coach, SUNsource
avatar for Ginger Luttrell

Ginger Luttrell

Founder & CEO, SUNsource
I am Blessed to be the Founder and CEO of SUNsource, and the co-author of the first book, The Super User (R)evolution, that addresses and illuminates the critical role of the Super User.  Of course, I have to give a shout out to my co-author, Michael Doane.I have spent the past 2... Read More →


Thursday September 19, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Spring Glade

4:00pm

Does Your IT Group Have Tools That Get You, the Business, the Solutions You Need, When You Need Them?
As a Super User, you need to increase your knowledge across technology, people skills, and process. You need to start current and relevant.

Come join us to increase your technology knowledge about a platform that’s making it possible for the business to get necessary solutions faster. This platform is Mendix. As a Super User, knowing the terminology can help you with the discussions that can happen in project meetings.

Don’t be scared off by terms like “enterprise app delivery”, and “application portfolios”, and “no code (visual-modelling)”. We will break down all of this to help you understand what this means in business terms.

“The Mendix Platform is designed to accelerate enterprise app delivery across the entire application development lifecycle, from ideation to development, deployment, and the ongoing management of application portfolios in the cloud or on premises.
Mendix offers both no code (visual-modelling) and low code (highly extensible, integrated tooling to support cross-functional teams working collaboratively).
Based around our three core principles of speed, collaboration, and control, Mendix offers a complete platform for enterprise application delivery needs.”


Thursday September 19, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunny Slope

4:50pm

SEE19 WRAP UP and PRIZES
Thursday September 19, 2019 4:50pm - 5:30pm
Northbrook - Keynote Room