/N SPRO to Present at the 2017 SAPPHIRE & ASUG Conference with The Home Depot

Join Brian Cederborg, /N SPRO’s Vice President of Retail & Wholesale at this year’s Sapphire & ASUG Conference taking place at the Orange County Convention Center, as he co-presents with Dan Ratchford, The Home Depot’s Director of IT. Together they will be presenting “How The Home Depot Is Leveraging SAP Fiori for Simple Store Operations” on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 2PM EST located in theater S320F (South Concourse, Level 3). To add to your Sapphire & ASUG agenda simply enter session ID – RET8549.

Here’s a sneak peak of their presentation:

Store associates have one primary goal – to provide the best customer experience possible.  The challenge is that store associates often cannot reach this goal because store systems are inefficient and unintuitive resulting in unnecessary delays in responding to customer requests – ultimately leading to customer frustration and a poor experience.  SAP’s Fiori user interface provides an opportunity to fix this issue.  Fiori offers easy to understand screens that can be rendered on virtually any mobile device to provide store associates with easy to find information to respond to customer demands in real time.  Learn how The Home Depot has effectively deployed Fiori to continue to push the boundaries on how to deliver the best store experience possible for their customers.

Key Benefits:

  • The Home Depot is improving their backend receiving processes by consolidating 3rd party vendor data into SAP, harmonizing and enriching the data to improve their backend store processes. Coupled with a reengineered SAP Fiori/UI5 landscape, it enhances the user experience, provides visibility for future planning activities, and streamlines the receiving process so that products and store associates are on the floor meeting customer demands.
  • The Home Depot is also improving their store operations processes for Put Away and Pack Down management. This […]
By | 2017-04-27T10:57:45+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, News & Announcements, Retail|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sapphire & ASUG 2016 Conference Six Highlights – /N SPRO

Last week SAP & ASUG held their annual SAPPHIRE NOW & ASUG Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG is the largest global business technology event where solution experts and the community that uses SAP software can connect all in one place. Attendees are able to learn how to enable their digital business strategy and get more from their technology investment.

This year’s /N SPRO’s top six highlights include:


  • Highest Attendance Ever! – SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG’s 2016 conference achieved record attendance of 30,000+ attendees and an additional 300,000 watching virtually from around the world. This year SAP & ASUG utilized Facebook‘s Live Streaming application which gave many of our colleagues a way to remotely experience SAPPHIRE & ASUG presentations.bill mcdermott sapphire
  • Awesome Kickoff Keynote – Bill McDermott, SAP CEO, provided the SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 kickoff Keynote illustrating the value of integrating people, technology, processes. Bill discussed the challenges and opportunities being faced by key SAP customers with live in person input from executive leadership from Microsoft, Under Armour, and others. During his Keynote he predicted that the next five to 10 years will be more disruptive than last five to 10 years. Due to machine learning, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality will fundamentally change the way we do work.
  • Exciting New Tools in the Works – The announcement of the ASUG Partner Assessment Tool – The go live is currently scheduled to happen during SuccessConnect in August. It will function like TripAdvisor except it will be used for clients on SI’s. It will be a great way for clients to research SI’s they are interested in and review SI’s they have been engaged […]
By | 2018-04-23T10:32:37+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Events, Market Trends, Retail, SuccessFactors|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

/N SPRO, Recipient of the 2015 SAP Retail Excellence Partner of the Year Award!

Miami, FL – October 22, 2015 –  /N SPRO was selected as the SAP Retail Partner of the Year at the SAP Retail Forum currently taking place in Miami, FL.  The 2015 SAP Retail Excellence Awards recognizes the tremendous efforts and achievements of SAP customers and partners that have generated significant business results through the implementation of SAP for Retail solutions.

The award distinguishes /N SPRO’s commitment to helping retail customers achieve significant bottom line results. “We are honored and pleased to accept this exceptional award,” stated Steve Hatcher, President of /N SPRO Retail & Wholesale.  “Thank you to our friends and colleagues at SAP, our wonderful customers, and all of our brilliant and dedicated employees for making this happen.”


/N SPRO is one of the top professional services and product development firms across all of SAP’s Retail software suite and the ‘go-to’ expert in the market. Committed to delivering innovation in the Retail industry, /N SPRO has successfully orchestrated SAP implementations in projects of all sizes in more than 20 countries covering all sectors of retail, including: Apparel/Footwear; Services; Pharmacy; Hardline; Softline; Grocery.

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By | 2018-04-23T10:32:47+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Events, In the News, Mobility Solutions, News & Announcements, Retail, Retail Technology|0 Comments

The Best of SuccessConnect 2015: /N SPRO Team Highlights

From August 10-13 SuccessFactors clients, prospects, partners and employees gathered at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas for SuccessConnect 2015. Featuring great networking events, inspired keynotes and a variety of breakout sessions, SuccessConnect was the place to be for those in the realm of human capital management.

As a proud gold sponsor of the event, the /N SPRO team had an action-packed time! Here are some of the highlights if you were unable to attend or missed out on some of our awesome activities:

SuccessConnect 2015 – Team Highlights

  • The /N SPRO team and clients enjoyed lift-off on Monday afternoon with our Indoor SkyDiving activity at Vegas Indoor Skydiving.
  • An amazing Cirque du Success kick-off party at the Opium Room in TAO nightclub,  featuring Elvis and a very talented (and bendy) contortionist. Thank you to all attendees for making it such a success!
  • Tuesday morning heralded an amazing keynote by Mike Ettling, Global Head of Cloud & On-Premise HR at SAP, which highlighted our awesome LMS Planner extension for SuccessFactors – built on the HANA Cloud Platform!
  • Food comas were achieved on Tuesday evening at our customer success dinner at Delmonico Steakhouse 
  • There were three great breakout sessions on Wednesday afternoon:
    • Extending SuccessFactors Learning on the HANA Cloud Platform – How Hydro-Quebec Built a Solution to Optimize Training Scheduling with  Nadia Brasseur (/N SPRO) and Christophe Phan (Hydro-Quebec)
    • Preparing for Future Success: How HR Uses Analytics to Address Business Risks with Sean Junor from Cameco
    • Experts Panel: Moving Your Core HR Solution to the Cloud featuring National Bank of Canada


A big thanks to our entire team & the organizing committee at SAP – we can’t wait for SuccessConnect 2016!