Speaker bio

Christian Hestermann

Christian Hestermann

Sr Director Analyst
Christian Hestermann is the lead analyst for business applications such as ERP, MES or PLM for manufacturing companies. He focuses his research on topics throughout the entire business applications life cycle, from strategy and pace-layered composable architecture through selection, implementation, integration, operation and upgrades. He specializes in cloud and SaaS deployment of business applications in the context of composable strategies. His specific strengths are operational core systems for companies in different manufacturing industries, primarily heavy discrete manufacturing.
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Thursday, 18 June, 2020 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM CEST
Forget Everything You Know About Cost Optimization When Using SaaS

By subscribing to SaaS, companies hand over control over many aspects to the provider. Especially when it is difficult to exit from a specific SaaS, they will have to accept whatever price the provider charges for the service. The session discusses strategies to protect your budgets.

Friday, 19 June, 2020 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM CEST
The Future of Applications

Every business is a technology business and applications are at the core (and edge) of every organization. Business models, customer demands, and the competitive landscape are all undergoing significant change which will require a new approach to how application leaders need to develop and deliver their application strategy to meet business goals. This session will focus on the strategy, architectures, people and culture changes required to embed application capabilities into the DNA of your business.

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