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SAP® Leonardo Internet of Things:

Business Outcomes in a Connected World


Compendium
Table of Contents
3 Introduction

5 What Is the Internet of Things?

34 Thought Leadership and Blogs

55 Customer References

94 Contact

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What Is the Internet


of Things?

Thought Leadership
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Customer References
The Internet of Everything
Consumer- or citizen-focused scenarios
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are driving tremendous interest in the
Internet of Things. Consumer goods
companies, fashion and food retailers,
and cities can improve operations,
provide new services, and innovate their
business models.
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Dear Reader,
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a very relevant topic, and it gives
me great pleasure to present you the new IoT compendium –
a compilation of value collateral spanning customer success
Introduction stories, business transformation studies, solution videos,
brochures, and press articles delivering a first impression of the
What Is the Internet width and depth of our solution portfolio.
of Things? Our solution for innovation was inspired by Leonardo da Vinci –
a true multitalent of his time. With the SAP® Leonardo
Thought Leadership
methodology, SAP has created another true multitalent for
and Blogs
today’s and tomorrow’s enterprise challenges. Built on SAP
Customer References Cloud Platform, SAP Leonardo exposes its capabilities in the
area of IoT, machine learning, blockchain, Big Data, analytics,
Contact digital intelligence, and design thinking.
I’m personally convinced that SAP and our comprehensive portfolio
of ecosystem partners have the solutions to help you make your
ambitions a reality. We value your business and look forward to our
continued collaboration and any feedback you may have.
Enjoy the flipbook!
Nils Herzberg
Senior Vice President, Global Head – Internet of Things Go to
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Introduction What Is the Internet of Things?
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of Things?

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SAP Leonardo Internet of Things:
Business Outcomes in a Connected World
Introduction The Internet of Things is often mentioned
as a key enabler of digital transformation.
What Is the Internet
of Things? The notion of embedding sensors in
machines with connectivity to transmit
Thought Leadership data has evolved over the past decades.
and Blogs
More recently, the costs of sensors and
Customer References power consumption have dropped, while
Contact connectivity has grown ubiquitous and
Internet protocols have proliferated.
The result is that every “thing” – from
industrial equipment to every imaginable
consumer product – is now connected
and sharing data.
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What Is the Internet of Things?
The Internet of Things is a network of
Introduction physical objects – vehicles, machines,
home appliances, and more – that uses
What Is the Internet sensors and APIs to connect and exchange
of Things?
data over the Internet. The IoT depends on
Thought Leadership a whole host of technologies, such as APIs
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that connect devices to the Internet.
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IoT Platforms and Architecture
Cloud-based IoT platforms and architecture connect
Introduction the real and virtual worlds. They help companies
manage IoT device connectivity and security – as
What Is the Internet well as collect device data, link devices to back-end
of Things?
systems, ensure IoT interoperability, and build and
Thought Leadership run IoT applications.
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Harnessing the IoT Data Explosion
Smart devices generate a massive amount of IoT
Introduction data that needs to be analyzed and leveraged in real
time. This is where predictive and Big Data analytics
What Is the Internet come into play. Machine learning is also used to add
of Things?
context to data – and trigger actions without human
Thought Leadership intervention.
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The IIoT and M2M
In manufacturing, the IoT becomes the Industrial
Introduction Internet of Things (IIoT) – also known as the
Industrial Internet or Industry 4.0. The IIoT uses
What Is the Internet machine-to-machine (M2M) technology to support
of Things?
everything from remote monitoring and telemetry
Thought Leadership to predictive maintenance.
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Connect Internet-Enabled Things to
Business Processes for Innovative Outcomes
Introduction SAP Solution Brief
Discover SAP Leonardo technologies, which use IoT capabilities and
What Is the Internet
of Things? other next-generation technologies to transform your processes
and business models.
Thought Leadership
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IoT Use Cases in Key Sectors
The IoT provides the opportunity to deliver a large
Introduction economic impact. Five use cases for intelligent
products, digital assets, connected manufacturing
What Is the Internet (Industry 4.0), connected vehicles, and the
of Things?
“Internet of Everything” are commonly adopted
Thought Leadership by companies across different industries.
and Blogs

Customer References Manufacturing


The IIIoT is completely transforming the way
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products are made. Manufacturers are using the
IIoT and M2M communication to drive industrial
automation, predict and prevent equipment
failures, improve worker safety, and much more.

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Transportation
Intelligent transportation systems are moving
people and cargo from A to Z all over the world.
Introduction Thousands of IoT sensors are used on planes,
What Is the Internet trains, ships, and vehicles to optimize everything
of Things? from engine performance and safety to logistics
and supply chain management.
Thought Leadership
and Blogs

Customer References Automotive


Car manufacturers and tech companies are
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using the IoT to help drivers in connected cars
(or smart cars) avoid accidents, predict
maintenance issues, find parking spots, and
more. The IoT and machine learning are also
bringing self-driving cars to the market.

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Introduction Intelligent products: Consider a manufacturer of commercial or
industrial goods that is building an established after-sales business
What Is the Internet
of Things? with support, repair, and spare-part services, accounting for 30% to
40% of total revenue. Through intelligent products, the company
Thought Leadership
and Blogs can realize additional value along the lifecycle of a product.

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SAP Connected Goods
Maximize product value in a connected world
Introduction
through IoT-enabled inventory, storage, utilization,
and consumption insights
What Is the Internet
of Things? Maximize product value – such as raw materials and
Thought Leadership
semifinished or finished goods – as to where, how, and
and Blogs how much the products are stored or utilized. Monitor
device status, identify product usage patterns, and trigger
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real-time alerts on machine quality and stock-outs.
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Cloud deployment
Product inventory, state, and replenishment
optimization
Product consumption and utilization insights
Optimized consumer interactions
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What Is a Digital Twin?
A digital twin is a live digital representation of a physical object. Representing
Introduction the essential physical manifestation and business context of the object from
inception, design, engineering, and production to end of life, a digital twin
What Is the Internet provides real-time information on the configuration, condition, and state of
of Things?
the asset as well as historical data that can be queried through APIs.
Thought Leadership
and Blogs Digital twins act on behalf of physical objects by sending alerts and
notifications while being able to initiate control flows to act in the physical
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world. More complex digital twins feature hierarchies or relationships;
Contact contain derived data from statistical, machine learning, and physical
simulations; and expose service capabilities. Connecting digital twins from
multiple providers to different
consumers creates a trusted
network of digital twins.

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Introduction

What Is the Internet


of Things?

Thought Leadership
and Blogs

Customer References
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SAP Leonardo IoT capabilities integrate business applications
and processes – such as logistics, supply chain, ERP, and customer
relationship management – and connect them to the digital core with
real-world assets that can be tracked with Big Data analytics. For our
customers, this capability provides predictive, self-learning, and highly
intelligent processes throughout the enterprise.
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SAP Vehicle Insights: Create new business
models with connected car analytics
Introduction Monitor live vehicle conditions and run powerful connected car
analytics with SAP Vehicle Insights. This cloud-based application can
What Is the Internet
of Things? help you collect, map, store, and analyze vehicle and sensor data in
real time. Integrate with automotive telematics data – as well as
Thought Leadership enterprise and customer data – to improve services and create new
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business models and opportunities.
Customer References
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Cloud deployment
Sensor data
Scalable platform
Analytics insights

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SAP Leonardo: Faster Innovation with
Less Risk
Introduction Run a fully connected digital business with our IoT applications,
platform, and technology. Build new business models, harness real-
What Is the Internet
of Things? time intelligence, and support adaptive processes from core to edge.

Thought Leadership SAP Leonardo helps our customers succeed in digital transformation.
and Blogs Running on SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Leonardo capabilities support
Customer References the IoT, machine learning, Big Data, analytics, and
blockchain, as well as design thinking services,
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to help our customers tackle the right digital
transformation projects in the right way and
maximize their success. The following figure
shows the various elements of SAP Leonardo IoT.

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SAP® Leonardo IoT Bridge
Connected Connected Connected Connected Connected Connected
Products Assets Fleet Infrastructure Markets People
Introduction

What Is the Internet


of Things? SAP Leonardo SAP Leonardo IoT Foundation
IoT Business Services
IoT Edge
Thought Leadership
and Blogs UI content and Thing services Analytics services Location
event services and APIs services
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SAP Edge Device IoT Technical Services
Services adapters
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Event processing Connectivity Device Data
management management management

SAP Cloud Platform

Security Mobile Data and API Dev/Ops Enterprise User Integration Programming
storage management services messaging experience languages and
runtimes

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SAP Leonardo IoT Bridge
Bring your business operations together into a single collaborative
Introduction
work environment for people, things, and business processes using
the Internet of Things. Utilize this digital operations center for central
What Is the Internet control of different connected IoT solutions.
of Things?
Cloud deployment Real-time monitoring
Thought Leadership
and Blogs Sensor data Actionable guidance
Customer References
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SAP Leonardo IoT Foundation
SAP Leonardo IoT Foundation is built on top of SAP Cloud Platform
Introduction
as a multicloud platform-as-a-service offering. It allows businesses to
manage devices securely and connect to a wide variety of industry-
What Is the Internet standard protocols.
of Things?

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SAP Cloud Platform IoT service provides device
management capabilities to onboard, configure,
Customer References manage, and decommission any remote device.
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SAP IoT Application Enablement: In a model-driven


approach supported by the SAP IoT Application
Enablement toolkit, you can create a digital representation
of a physical thing and build IoT applications. The resulting
service manages IoT data.
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SAP Edge Services: Run Live Business at
the Edge
Introduction Convert raw sensor data into intelligent and actionable insights with
SAP Edge Services (cloud and on-premise editions), and enable mission-
What Is the Internet
of Things? critical workflows with uninterrupted access to SAP functionality, even with
intermittent network connectivity.
Thought Leadership
and Blogs On-premise and cloud deployment Streaming services
Sensor data Real-time decision-making
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SAP Cloud Platform
SAP Leonardo IoT is completely integrated into SAP Cloud Platform,
Introduction providing a rich set of additional business and platform services.
SAP Cloud Platform supports a multicloud architecture and is based
What Is the Internet on Cloud Foundry technology to deliver an open, robust, and flexible
of Things?
cloud-native enterprise platform to build, deploy, and manage innova-
Thought Leadership tive business applications.
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Mobile support: A full-featured mobile app development
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platform for native, hybrid, and micro mobile apps supports
Contact multiple authentication methods, offline synchronization,
remote logging control and retrieval, automatic app updates
for hybrid apps, and one-to-one and one-to-many push
notifications.
User experience: The SAP Fiori® user experience enhances
cloud development and deployment in the cloud portal.
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Cloud-based integration: Gain secure cloud-to-cloud and
cloud-to-on-premise integration, connecting SAP and third-
party software systems.
Introduction
Workflow and business rules: With Web-based tools,
What Is the Internet
of Things? businesses can build and modify workflow applications.

Thought Leadership Enterprise messaging: A cloud-based messaging


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framework connects applications, services, and devices
Customer References across various technologies, platforms, and clouds.
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Programming languages and runtimes: From Java,
JavaScript/HTML5, and node.js to SAP HANA® extended
application services and SAPUI5, businesses can use their own
language with community-supported build packs such as PHP,
Python, Ruby, and Go, as well as a Web-based development
environment including SAP Cloud Platform and SAP Web IDE.
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Data storage: Data can be stored and archived in the
SAP Data Hub solution, the SAP HANA database, Big Data
services, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, SAP Adaptive Server®
Introduction Enterprise in the cloud, object store for unstructured data,
What Is the Internet document service, or Redis in-memory caching.
of Things?
API management: Simple, scalable, and secure access to
Thought Leadership applications through APIs enables sharing with business
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partners to create business networks.
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SAP Leonardo Machine Learning Foundation: Advanced
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machine learning capabilities help applications recognize
patterns and correlations in data.

SAP Leonardo Blockchain: This set of capabilities enables


blockchain as a service for distributed ledger implementations.

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Analytics: The SAP Analytics Cloud solution provides cloud-
based advanced analytics services for predictive, spatial,
and text analytics.
Introduction
Dev/Ops services: To minimize development cycle times,
What Is the Internet
of Things? continuous integration and continuous delivery are
supported.
Thought Leadership
and Blogs Security: SAP Cloud Platform supports enterprise-grade
Customer References cloud identity and access management; two-factor
authentication; support for open standards such as Security
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Assertion Markup Language, open authorization, and the
System for Cross-Domain Identity Management; propagation
of the logged-in user to SAP and third-party back-end software
systems (principal propagation); end-to-end encrypted data
transfer and secure storage of confidential data in the cloud;
and integration with a corporate user store (such as Microsoft
Active Directory).
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Getting Started with SAP Leonardo
To kick-start your digital transformation, SAP Leonardo offers all
Introduction technologies and services in one place. SAP Leonardo Innovation
Services offer a guided approach to digital transformation using
What Is the Internet design thinking methods and IoT accelerator packages to suit your
of Things?
specific industry needs. The figure below shows the processes
Thought Leadership supported.
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Explore Discover Design and Deliver


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How Productive Is Your Business?
SAP Leonardo IoT Video
Introduction
What if your products shared important insights, assets told you
what they needed to be efficient, and smart devices became even
What Is the Internet smarter? Create a whole new reality of invaluable information and
of Things?
run your business at its most successful. Discover what happens
Thought Leadership when SAP meets IoT.
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The ecosystem supporting the
SAP Leonardo Internet of Things
portfolio is based on the SAP partner
engagement model to meet your various
Introduction
expectations. It contains several unique
What Is the Internet categories to accommodate your needs
of Things?
and requirements when implementing
Thought Leadership end-to-end IoT scenarios. In addition, we
and Blogs collaborate and foster startups that drive
Customer References innovation in the IoT space. The SAP IoT
Contact Startup Accelerator program, with
locations in Berlin and Silicon Valley, helps
startups grow and scale their businesses
alongside SAP, our vast partner ecosys-
tem, and a global customer base. We are
continuously adding new partners to
enrich the ecosystem.
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SAP IoT Around the World
SAP Showcase Video
Introduction
SAP is innovating with customers around the world,
disrupting industries, and saving lives with the Internet of
What Is the Internet Things. This video showcases three IoT collaborations in
of Things?
three locations and three industries. Learn how the IoT is
Thought Leadership digitally transforming mining in Russia, transportation in
and Blogs
Japan, and wind power in the arctic circle.
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Take the Fast Track
with SAP Leonardo IoT
Introduction
Accelerator Packages:
Three Steps to Delivering
What Is the Internet
of Things? Outcomes
Thought Leadership The opportunities enabled by the Internet
and Blogs of Things are as transformational as they
Customer References are endless. No matter your IoT vision,
SAP Leonardo provides an open, flexible
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path to digital innovation. Find out how we
can help you quickly build IoT solutions
that are specific to your business need,
with greater ease and precision and at a
predictable price.
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SAP Leonardo IoT accelerators are available for
the following cloud applications and products:

Introduction SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service

What Is the Internet SAP Asset Intelligence Network


of Things?
SAP Connected Goods
Thought Leadership SAP Global Track and Trace
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SAP Distributed Manufacturing
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SAP Vehicle Insights
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SAP Digital Manufacturing Insights
Asset Management
SAP Leonardo IoT Foundation
SAP Leonardo IoT Foundation and View all IoT consulting
services from SAP >
SAP Edge Services
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Introduction Thought Leadership and Blogs
What Is the Internet
of Things?

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Excelling at the Edge: Achieving Business
Outcomes in a Connected World
Introduction SAP White Paper
Discover the value intelligent edge processing can bring to your
What Is the Internet
of Things? business. Learn how connectivity provided by the Internet of Things
among people, technology, and things represents an unparalleled
Thought Leadership shift in technology. Explore how to use presence, performance, power,
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and protection as competitive differentiators.
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Insights on the Future of the Internet of Things
SAP Report
Introduction
Hear from 21 academics, entrepreneurs, engineers, and
writers about their thoughts on where they think the IoT
What Is the Internet is headed. These futurists share the impact they foresee
of Things?
for businesses and for the customers these businesses
Thought Leadership need to attract, engage, and keep.
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Immediate Insights from the IoT Propel
Outcome-Driven Business Transformation
Introduction A Forrester Consulting Thought Leadership Paper
Review how enterprises are drawing on the IoT so it fits into broader
What Is the Internet
of Things? digital transformation initiatives and using insights gained to realize the
benefits the IoT can deliver. See how combining IoT-enabled solutions
Thought Leadership and Big Data opportunities can generate real-time insights to transform
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customer relationships and realize competitive advantages.
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Hyperconnected Organizations: How Businesses
Are Adapting to the Hyperconnected Age
Introduction A Report from the Economist Intelligence Unit
Consider why, although companies acknowledge the significance of
What Is the Internet
of Things? hyperconnectivity – interconnectedness that started with the Internet,
was extended by mobile technology, and is continuing with the Internet
Thought Leadership of Things – they must address continual growing needs through
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restructuring and leadership. Hyperconnected economies call for
Customer References hyperconnected leaders.
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Three-Part Series: IoT and Edge Computing
D!gitalist Magazine Article | By Chuck Pharris
Introduction
Learn all about edge computing – including how it helps compa-
nies overcome IoT challenges and launch successful IoT projects –
What Is the Internet in this three-part blog series.
of Things?

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IoT Coolness: The Cool
Factor of Connected Coolers
Introduction SAP Community Blog | By Lisa Tinti
With connected coolers, enterprises can
What Is the Internet
of Things? start to reimagine their business in a
connected world and explore the IoT
Thought Leadership possibilities. Leveraging business data via
and Blogs
sensor-enabled devices, enterprises now
Customer References have the capability to remotely manage,
Contact monitor, and control high volumes of con-
nected devices, including coolers, freezers,
vending machines, and coffee makers.

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Quench Your Thirst for Innovation with
Smart Vending Machines
Introduction SAP Community Blog | By Elvira Wallis
With emerging IoT technology, smart vending innovation is
What Is the Internet
of Things? experiencing a technological shift for enterprises and consumers.
Consumer interaction data, combined with mobile and enterprise
Thought Leadership back-end integration, can enable smart vending to offer real-time
and Blogs
up-sell and cross-sell promotions to personalize the user experi-
Customer References ence and promote brand loyalty.
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How to Regulate Power in Davos? (With the IoT!)
SAP Community Blog | By Timo Elliott
Introduction
Learn how the electric Swiss federal railway (SBB) uses the IoT to
boost energy efficiency during the coldest morning and evening
What Is the Internet commute times.
of Things?
Read the blog >
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The Promise of the IoT: Go Green with
Greater Efficiency
Introduction D!gitalist Magazine Article | By Alfred Becker

What Is the Internet


Explore how the Internet of Things is helping to inspire modern
of Things? improvements in wastewater treatment – for greater compliance
and a greener planet.
Thought Leadership
and Blogs

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Turn the Internet of Things into an Internet
of Outcomes
Introduction SAP Community Blog | By Pat Bakey
IoT technology provides a data-driven avenue through which today’s
What Is the Internet
of Things? businesses can optimize operations to meet tomorrow’s challenges.

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The Da Vinci Code to The Internet of Things
D!gitalist Magazine Article | By Richard Howells
Introduction
The IoT makes everything connected or connectable, from the
products we make to the people that use them, and many of these
What Is the Internet devices have been around for centuries.
of Things?

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Internet of Things:
Gold at the End of the
Introduction
Rainbow for Telcos?
What Is the Internet
D!gitalist Magazine Article
of Things? By Stephan Gatien

Thought Leadership
As pressure continues to mount
and Blogs on the telco industry, can it suc-
cessfully surf the IoT wave and
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transform to succeed? Find out.
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Solving Arctic Challenges
at the World’s Northernmost
Introduction
Wind Farm
What Is the Internet
SAP News Center Blog | By Judith Magyar
of Things? The world’s northernmost wind farm finds
Thought Leadership
its Internet of Things soul mates in SAP
and Blogs and Fedem Technology. “We are always
mindful about the weather,” says Richard
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Wasell, chief engineer at Arctic Wind, a
Contact remote wind farm in Havoysund, Norway.
Winds can howl by at 100 miles per hour
there, and it’s not unusual for tempera-
tures to plunge 25 degrees below zero.
“We always have a backup plan for major
maintenance operations.” Read the blog >

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The Digital Restroom:
Big Data’s New Frontier
Introduction SAP News Center Blog | By Andreas Schmitz
Austrian hygiene company Hagleitner equips
What Is the Internet
of Things? the restrooms of fast-food restaurants,
hospital operating theaters, and cruise ship
Thought Leadership
and Blogs bathrooms with sensors to optimize resource
planning. To handle the immense volumes of
Customer References data that result, Hagleitner uses a central
Contact platform based on SAP HANA.

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Acing the COO Scorecard with SAP
IDC COO Scorecard
Introduction
COOs need to start thinking differently about their roles and respon-
sibilities to lead organizational digital transformation with the IoT, and
What Is the Internet SAP is focused on creating IoT solutions to move you forward
of Things?

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The Critical Role of the IoT for Successful
Product and Service Innovation
Introduction IDC InfoBrief
Learn how the Internet of Things can drive product and service
What Is the Internet
of Things? innovation, enhance the customer experience, and extend the
value of IoT-enabled innovation through business ecosystems.
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Benefit from SAP Leonardo IoT Capabilities
Designed with an emphasis on flexibility, scalability, and ease of use,
Introduction SAP Leonardo IoT helps you connect assets, products, machines, fleets,
and every other thing to generate valuable insights from large amounts
What Is the Internet of data. You can run business logic at the edge of the network, incorpo-
of Things?
rate advanced capabilities such as machine learning into your IoT
Thought Leadership deployments, and integrate with new or existing business processes
and Blogs
across industry scenarios and to the digital core. The goal is to help you
Customer References get your IoT project off the ground and deployed in weeks rather than
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months using proven, standardized technology – with the ability to
customize your deployment to meet your innovation objectives.

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Benefits of the Internet of Things
New business models and revenue
Introduction
Automatic product replenishment? Subscription
services? Apps? The IoT is disrupting traditional
What Is the Internet business models and creating massive opportuni-
of Things?
ties for companies to create new services based on
Thought Leadership real-time sensor data and information.
and Blogs

Customer References Workforce productivity


Wearables and other IoT-enabled devices are
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boosting workforce productivity and job satisfaction
in many verticals. The technology is helping
employees improve decision-making, automate
routine tasks, fast-track communication, and more.

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Operational efficiency
One of the biggest benefits of the IoT is the efficiency
Introduction it can offer. Many companies are using it to automate
business and manufacturing processes, remotely
What Is the Internet
of Things?
monitor and control operations, optimize supply
chains, and conserve resources.
Thought Leadership
and Blogs
Enhanced customer experiences
Customer References From integrating customer care with actual product
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performance and usage to delivering highly
personalized products and services, the IoT offers
many ways to create more compelling customer
experiences across digital and physical worlds.

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Introduction Customer References
What Is the Internet
of Things?

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SAP Leonardo Internet of Things:
Portfolio and Success Stories
Introduction SAP Leonardo connects things with people and processes.
Learn more about the SAP Leonardo IoT portfolio and how
What Is the Internet
of Things? we’re helping customers today.
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ABeam Consulting (Ohtake)
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction
Estimates for the number of ramen restaurants in Tokyo range from
6,000 to 10,000. There seems to be at least one ramen shop (as they
What Is the Internet are referred to locally) on every block. Even the ubiquitous conve-
of Things?
nience stores have whole aisles dedicated to different varieties of
Thought Leadership instant ramen. SAP Leonardo is helping Ohtake innovate
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its business models and find new opportunities.
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AMAG
SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction As customers shift from owning cars to
sharing mobility services, AMAG Group
What Is the Internet AG – one of the largest Swiss vehicle
of Things?
importers and dealers – sought to
Thought Leadership expand its business beyond importing,
and Blogs
selling, and leasing cars. Read how AMAG
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application and is now able to accelerate
the adoption of Internet of Things innova-
tion. The strategic investment in its
mobility business through scalable cloud
solutions from SAP has helped AMAG
lower total cost of ownership.
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Automotive Resources International (ARI)
SAP Customer Video and SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction Learn how ARI, a global fleet management company, uses IoT
technology, telematics, and predictive analytics to let customers
What Is the Internet track and report on every detail of vehicle fleet operations.
of Things?
Discover how SAP HANA and SAP Leonardo are keeping
Thought Leadership ARI’s customers ahead of their needs in the digital age.
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Bechtle Logistik & Service GmbH
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction Hear from Mr. Kratz, head of logistics at Bechtle, how SAP
helped Bechtle to turn its vision of picking using smart
What Is the Internet glasses into reality. The new SAP AR Warehouse Picker
of Things?
mobile app is based on the SAP Extended Warehouse
Thought Leadership Management application and enables companies to
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perform hands-free picking with smart glasses.
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BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co. KG
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction See how Austria based BRP-Rotax is powering the
ultimate ride. In its Vision 2020, BRP-Rotax set the
What Is the Internet stage for an integrated software solution that enables
of Things?
it to produce individualized products for powertrains.
Thought Leadership It chose the SAP Manufacturing Execution application
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for planning a smooth production in real time.
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CITIC Pacific Mining
SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction Find out how this major Australian mining company put in place a moni-
toring system for its considerable number of movable assets with the
What Is the Internet SAP Vehicle Insights application and the SAP Analytics Cloud solution.
of Things?
Review how the SAP Innovative Business Solutions organization helped
Thought Leadership it establish real-time tracking for greater asset utilization.
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City of Antibes
SAP Customer Video and SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction Antibes, the famous Mediterranean resort on the French Riviera, is
not only known for its beauty, but it is also a smart and innovative
What Is the Internet city. Using SAP Leonardo Internet of Things capabilities, the City of
of Things?
Antibes controls its water management system and hopes to more
Thought Leadership effectively monitor local video cameras to keep the public safe.
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City of Buenos Aires
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction
The City Government of Buenos Aires (GCBA) works hard to maintain
a safe, clean, and inclusive urban environment. A major transformation
What Is the Internet began in 2008 when the GCBA decided to invest in SAP solutions to
of Things?
address issues in operations and maintenance of public spaces. Now,
Thought Leadership with the help of innovative SAP technology, the GCBA’s digital trans-
and Blogs formation has enhanced both internal and external processes to
improve the city and the lives of its citizens.
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Continental AG
SAP Customer Video and SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction Continental is combining its hardware and software experience
with SAP Leonardo and SAP Vehicle Insights to create an innovative
What Is the Internet remote vehicle diagnostics and fleet analytics application for the
of Things?
digitalization of the car aftermarket.
Thought Leadership
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Delaware Consulting
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction
Already relying on SAP S/4HANA® Cloud to deliver professional
services to its clients, Delaware Consulting is now also an early
What Is the Internet adopter of the SAP Cloud Platform IoT service to help companies
of Things?
leverage the full potential of the Internet of Things – including
Thought Leadership machine learning and artificial intelligence.
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Deutsche Tamoil GmbH
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction
See how Tamoil and Q1 teamed up with SAP and PACE to deliver a
convenient connected fueling experience to European drivers across
What Is the Internet more than 600 gas stations using the SAP Vehicles Network solution.
of Things?

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dormakaba Group
SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction
Read how dormakaba Group collaborated
with the Partner Innovation Lifecycle
What Is the Internet Services team at SAP to learn more about
of Things?
digital business. Learn how this helped
Thought Leadership dormakaba not only successfully develop
and Blogs a global IoT integration solution but also
build a strong network for exchanging
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Fonterra Co-Operative Group
SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction
Read how the SAP Global Batch Traceability
application is supporting Fonterra’s efforts
What Is the Internet to build a truly global view of its traceability
of Things?
data. Business users have on-demand
Thought Leadership access to batch history information across
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Hertz Global Holdings
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction SAP demonstrated new technology to make life easier for drivers
and rental car users through Internet of Things (IoT) collaboration
What Is the Internet with Hertz and Nokia. The SAP Vehicles Network solution creates an
of Things?
intelligent, automated experience – from car rental to parking and
Thought Leadership fueling location and payment, to integrated navigation and expense
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management for business travelers.
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Hilti AG
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction Hilti develops, manufactures, and markets products for the con-
struction, building maintenance, and mining sectors, primarily to the
What Is the Internet professionals users. See how Hilti and SAP are focusing on solving
of Things?
construction’s billion-dollar problem with the help of SAP Leonardo
Thought Leadership Internet of Things capabilities.
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HOERBIGER Holding AG
SAP Customer Reference Slide
Introduction Learn how HOERBIGER leveraged
SAP Leonardo Internet of Things
What Is the Internet
capabilities using SAP Cloud
of Things?
Platform to connect to its wellhead
Thought Leadership compression units. It now has im-
and Blogs
proved visualization, unit access
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ifm electronic gmbh
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction Together with SAP and SAP Leonardo capabilities, the ifm Group
is implementing the first Industry 4.0 cloud product in the “Remote
What Is the Internet Service Network” area. The video describes how, in the future,
of Things?
mechanical engineering can easily optimize its production processes
Thought Leadership by remote maintenance and spare parts management.
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Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction India’s number-one Fortune 500 company, Indian Oil
partnered with SAP to leverage digital transformation
What Is the Internet to gain a competitive advantage.
of Things?

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Jabil Inc.
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction Jabil is one of the largest and most technologically advanced
manufacturers. The company works with more than 250 of
What Is the Internet the best-known global brands. Now it’s going digital with
of Things?
SAP Leonardo, using 3D printing to create personalized
Thought Leadership products, closer to where consumers live.
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KAESER KOMPRESSOREN
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction Hear from Mr. Lameter, the CIO of KAESER KOMPRESSOREN, one of the
world’s largest suppliers of air systems, how SAP HANA enables KAESER
What Is the Internet to offer world-class customer service with an innovative, custom,
of Things?
predictive-maintenance solution to monitor compressed air stations in
Thought Leadership real time as well as to simplify its IT landscape by migrating its SAP
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Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management GmbH
SAP Customer Video and SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction
Discover how energy technology provider Kaiserwetter Energy Asset
Management developed its ARISTOTELES platform using SAP Leonardo
What Is the Internet IoT capabilities and other SAP solutions.
of Things?

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Komatsu Ltd.
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction The IoT helps a global construction company proactively navigate a
massive skilled-labor shortage. Komatsu is tackling Japan’s labor prob-
What Is the Internet lem with an application based on SAP Leonardo called LANDLOG.
of Things?
It combines data from machinery, people, and terrain to
Thought Leadership result in a 3D view – for real-time decision-making.
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Kore.ai Inc.
SAP Customer Video and SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction
See how Kore.ai uses SAP Cloud Platform to humanize the
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What Is the Internet action items for getting things done. Whether reducing
of Things? environmental waste, safeguarding the health of miners,
Thought Leadership or preventing disasters, Kore.ai’s bots and sensors are
and Blogs making a difference around the world.
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Krones GmbH
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction SAP and Krones, one of Germany’s leading manufacturers
of farm machinery, join forces to help digitalize farming
What Is the Internet (with a little help from bovine biogas).
of Things?

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MAPAL
SAP Customer Video and SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction A midsize family business, MAPAL has been a leading provider of
precision tools for decades. To build on its history of innovation,
What Is the Internet quality, and cost-efficiency, MAPAL turned to SAP Cloud Platform
of Things?
to enable fast, agile application development and beautiful, intuitive
Thought Leadership native iOS apps that harness the power of the
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Mojio Inc
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction SAP and Mojio take the guesswork out of parking, enabling drivers to
plan and reserve a parking spot based on calendar events or search.
What Is the Internet A “tap” inside Mojio’s app toggles between personal and business,
of Things?
allowing for automated expense reporting to SAP Concur® solutions.
Thought Leadership Together, Mojio and SAP plan to bring automated parking and fueling
and Blogs
services to a growing base of connected drivers around the world.
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Nanjing Municipal Government
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction
Nanjing, with a population of 8 million, is growing fast.
This brings huge challenges for commuters to get to
What Is the Internet where they need to go. The Internet of Things and
of Things? smart SAP technology come to the rescue.
Thought Leadership
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NTT DATA Corporation
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction NTT is working with SAP to support its vision and
goals by forming a global partnership with joint
What Is the Internet go-to-market offerings based on SAP HANA, as
of Things?
well as co-innovating in the IoT for transportation
Thought Leadership safety. Digital transformation with SAP will help
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Quanto AG
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction Quanto develops new software and business solutions for its
customers. Quanto’s IoT application Smartnet (running on
What Is the Internet SAP Cloud Platform) enables its customers to make
of Things?
use of IoT technologies – sensors that deliver
Thought Leadership data, which is then stored and processed in
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Robert Bosch GmbH
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction Finding a suitable parking space to comply with legal rest times is
a big problem for truck drivers. And trucking companies also need
What Is the Internet assurance that the drivers and their cargo are safe during that
of Things?
time. Bosch has developed a solution in cooperation with SAP:
Thought Leadership Bosch Secure Truck Parking.
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Sick AG
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction See how Sick Corporation, a leading global manufacturer
of sensors and sensor solutions, successfully runs the
What Is the Internet SAP Extended Warehouse Management application in its
of Things?
distribution center.
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Siemens AG
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction Hear how the new offering of the Siemens Digital Factory that is built
on SAP Cloud Platform, MindSphere – Siemens Cloud for Industry, is
What Is the Internet bridging the gap between operations and IT. Data collected from indus-
of Things?
trial machines can be directly used to inform business processes, such
Thought Leadership as predictive maintenance and product development, resulting in lower
and Blogs
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SK Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction SK Solutions puts sensors on construction cranes for an
Internet of Things safety solution. See how SAP HANA
What Is the Internet streams 3D images from cranes to a dashboard, so managers
of Things?
can quickly make decisions to prevent collisions. As a
Thought Leadership result, SAP HANA helped the company go seven years
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with zero construction accidents or injuries.
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Stara S/A Indústria de Implementos Agrícolas
SAP Customer Video and SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction
Stara, the largest Brazilian manufacturer of agricultural machinery,
digitalized the farming experience by analyzing sensor data from its
What Is the Internet land machinery, weather and soil readings, and drones. Now the company
of Things?
can connect farmers with the global value chain, allowing real-time
Thought Leadership monitoring of the amount of seed planted and volume of fertilizers used.
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Toyota Material Handling
SAP Customer Testimonial Video
Introduction SAP invited customers and partners to experience
the future of automotive in the digital economy –
What Is the Internet test-driving SAP Vehicle Insights on the
of Things?
Opel test track.
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Trenitalia
SAP Customer Video and SAP Business Transformation Study
Using the SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service solution, Trenitalia
Introduction
can extract large amounts of data daily through onboard sensors
What Is the Internet connected to processing systems that run on SAP HANA. This
of Things? enables Trenitalia to meet both customer needs and the highest
Thought Leadership technology standards.
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Utopia Global Inc.
SAP Business Transformation Study
Introduction Discover how Utopia offers its asset master data library through SAP
Asset Intelligence Network and provides solution extensions for the
What Is the Internet SAP Master Data Governance application and SAP Enterprise Asset
of Things?
Management solution. Customers use them to optimize plant and as-
Thought Leadership set maintenance, improve productivity, and manage asset master data.
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