SAP honored with “Friend of ASEAN” award
SAP SE recently announced it was awarded the prestigious “Friend of ASEAN” accolade for its positive social and economic contributions to the Southeast Asia region at the ASEAN Business Awards 2018.
Growing from strength to strength in Southeast Asia. SAP established its presence in Southeast Asia in 1989 with an office in Singapore with 16 employees and have since grown to 11 offices in 7 ASEAN member states with more than 3,800 employees in Southeast Asia. With people being the source of SAP’s innovation and continued success, SAP has continuously invested in the development of its people and is recognized as an employer of choice through the numerous accolades it received across Southeast Asia from Aon Hewitt, Great Place to Work, and Top Employer. SAP innovations help more than 10,000 customers in ASEAN work more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP helps organizations streamline processes, giving them the ability to use real-time data to predict customer trends across their entire business, and supports 91 out of the Top 100 ASEAN companies as customers. SAP aims to support every ASEAN customer to become a better-run business. “SAP has been helping customers in Southeast Asia run better with our software innovations for close to 30 years now, and with our continued expansion, we are focusing on helping even more organizations leapfrog the technology gap to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution. We do so by bringing best practices from our global experience with 25 industries, together with leading technologies such as Blockchain, IoT, Machine Learning and Analytics, while building the capacity of local partners to better serve our customers”, said Claus Andresen, President & Managing Director, SAP Southeast Asia. “Receiving the Friend of ASEAN accolade is an impetus for us to do more to help companies and communities be more successful. We will be successful only when they are successful." Furthering Social Impact in Southeast Asia
He continued, “In addition to training, the data analytics competition enhances awareness and appreciation of the ASEAN community amongst young people and encourage them to play a key role in tackling today’s social issues in the region and help create positive change for a better future.” The SAP Analytics Cloud is a new generation software as a service (SaaS) that redefines analytics in the cloud by providing business intelligence (BI), predictive, and planning capabilities all within one tool. Using this cloud platform, ASEAN DSE participants analyze and visualize data on UN Sustainable Developments Goals to come up with their innovative recommendations to support the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint 2025. SAP prides itself on the positive social impact created over the years. By focusing on our talent, technology, and capital on education and entrepreneurship, we strive to enact positive social change through economic growth, job creation, innovation, and community.
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