Johnson Controls Inc., Amcor Rigid Plastics and Johns Hopkins to Join Dolphin in Three Educational Sessions on Planning, Communication and Testing West Chester, Pa and Morgan Hill, Calif. (May 8, 2013) – Dolphin, a solutions provider and SAP® software solution and technology partner, will exhibit and co-present with three of its customers: Johnson Controls Inc., Amcor Rigid Plastics and Johns Hopkins University at SAPPHIRE® NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. May 14–16. Johnson Controls will share its experience automating and optimizing accounts payable in a shared services environment; Amcor Rigid Plastics and Johns Hopkins will present their data archiving strategies. During the conference, Dolphin exhibits in booth 1725. A leading expert in business performance improvement, Dolphin will showcase its strategic suite of available solutions, including data archiving solutions for all SAP software and the SAP HANA™ platform; and business process optimization solutions for accounts payable, accounts receivable and order management. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to engage with Dolphin CEO Dr. Werner Hopf, Dolphin’s Principal Business Process Management Strategist Brian Shannon and other company executives. SAPPHIRE NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference is the world’s premier business technology event and largest SAP customer-run conference, offering attendees the opportunity to learn and network with customers, SAP executives, partners and experts across the entire SAP ecosystem. Dolphin’s sessions will include the following: Data Archiving Success Story at Amcor Rigid Plastics Rob Bobba, Senior Sap Business Analyst, Amcor Rigid Plastics, and Dr. Werner Hopf, CEO, Dolphin Wednesday, May 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Rob Bobba of Amcor Rigid Plastics will discuss how Amcor reduced platform costs and accelerated system performance by implementing a robust data archiving strategy for its SAP solutions. Learn about the multiple phases and challenges that can be expected with implementing data archiving; how a well-planned solution can ease pain points during the process; and how Amcor ultimately simplified its archiving to achieve cost savings. Johnson Controls’ Accounts Payable in a Shared Services Environment Lorenzo Simoncini, Executive Director IT & Global SAP Competency Center, Johnson Controls Inc., and Brian Shannon, Principal Business Process Management Strategist, Dolphin Wednesday, May 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Johnson Controls Automotive division tackled issues surrounding its outsourced accounts payable program by bringing these processes back in-house through a global, centralized shared services environment scalable to meet the needs of more than 180 plants worldwide. Learn what deficiencies and gaps the outsourced accounts payable and reporting solution created and how the in-house process which is based on SAP software has resolved expensive inefficiencies to provide visibility into the process, saving $7 million the first year. Start to Finish: Johns Hopkins’ 2012 Data Archiving Project Zack Rose, Business Performance Manager, Johns Hopkins, and Katharina Perigo, Senior Consultant, Dolphin Wednesday, May 15, 1:45-2:45 p.m. Learn how Johns Hopkins planned and managed its project for archiving SAP data in a very complex environment. Hear how the organization identified staffing requirements, evaluated and selected a third party solution prior to the implementation, and devised and implemented the overall strategy. Attendees will learn about all areas of a data archiving project: understanding what data archiving includes, selecting the appropriate scope, coordinating the necessary resources and executing a cohesive set of tests. About Dolphin Focused on improving business performance through information lifecycle management and transformative business process management solutions, Dolphin provides the right solution for each customer, faster, through its unmatched experience in SAP technologies and its proven best practices, tools and SAP-certified add-on applications. Dolphin improves business and IT performance, lowers total cost of ownership and delivers a high return on investment. The company was founded in 1995 and has offices in Philadelphia and San Jose. Dolphin solutions are implemented across North America and around the world. To learn more send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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