GPIT participated as the Platinum Sponsor in the SAP Forum, 2012
SAP attempts to strengthen and enhance its local presence and develop partner ecosystem to launch localized and pre-packaged SAP Business All-in-One solution for Bangladesh customers. Keeping this motive in mind, on the April 24, 2012 — SAP (NYSE: SAP) renewed its commitment to Bangladesh by announcing its new alliances and strategic plans for the country in 2012. SAP showcased new and innovative solutions like Mobility, Cloud, In-Memory, Analytics and Database Technology at the GPIT sponsored SAP® Forum 2012, held at The Westin Dhaka, Bangladesh on the 24th.
The Forum started off with the welcome note by Peter Gartnerberg, Managing Director, SAP India and focused on the SAP Business Vision & Focus to make audience more aligned. This forum basically concentrated on the fact of how to better run the SAP and changing the way of doing business. And for that it is necessary is to focusing on the core business rather than putting all efforts in searching for IT solutions but definitely better choice regarding Database Choice for Applications needs to be made. All these valuable ideas and thoughts were shared by highly renowned and honorable speakers naming Priyadarshi Mohapatra, VP-Emerging Business, SAP India, Chaital Dey,Senior Solution Architect, SAP India, Nitish Agrawal – Business Development Manager, Database & Technology/ Anand Agnihotri, Brand Head-Mobility, Abhishek Singh, Business Development Manager, Database, SAP India, Sourajit Ghosh, Senior Manager, Cloud Advisory Group, SAP India.
Later on, Peter Dindial, CEO of GPIT came up with his ideas on leveraging GPIT and SAP and how its joint value can be enhanced further. Masroor Bin Hussein- Head of Product Portfolio & Pre-Sales, GPIT, then came up with his tremendous presentation on GPIT in front of the audience to portray its’ true picture and how its adding value in enhancing efficiency and productivity of the organizations.
Later in the day, there was an arrangement for 3 sectoral Break Out sessions that started after 6 PM and included: Banking & Financial Services, Apparel & Footwear Solutions and Life Sciences. The topics under the Banking & Financial Services included Operate & Decide Better with SAP (CRM, BI, Risk, ERP, ECM), Collaborate Better: Understanding SAP Mobility Solutions: mBanking & Mobility solutions for BFSI and Enabling Bangladesh Banking Industry with SAP Reporting & Analytics. The sessions were lead by Arun Pingaley, Anand Agnihotri, Prasun Adhikary, Pre sales, Optimal (Partner Session) respectively. On the same note, Apparel & Footwear Solutions Breakout sessions included Consumer Insights & Ability to Act Fast (AFS, BI,), AFS Industry Challenges and Solutions and Collaborate Better through Mobility – This Apps for you topics and similarly were lead by Prathick Sarkar, Michael Donnelly,Co-founder & President , Clientis Anand Agnihotri respectively. Finally the third sectoral session, Life Sciences included the following topics : Collaborate Better through Mobility – This Apps for you, Compliant Manufacturing through SAP (ERP, BI, Supply chain), Driving Profitable Revenue Growth through Customer Relationship management and were lead by Anand Agnihotri, Chaital Dey, Sourajit Ghosh respectively.
Finally the event was successfully ended with Cultural Program followed by dinner and mingling. Even at the time of dawn -to-dark strike during the event day, the participation of audiences was quite high and thus true willingness and efforts of everyone made this evening a successful one jointly for SAP and GPIT.