Continuing our ASUG SAP d-code Meeting the Speaker series I am pleased to introduce Charles Reeves of Graphic Packaging (pictured to the right/below). His session is titled Implementing and Configuring an Enterprise Master Data Management and Data
From the abstract:
The objective of this session is to review Graphic Packaging International, Inc.'s journey to implement a new enterprise master data management and governance system using SAP Information Steward and SAP Data Services. GPI is a leading global packaging company. The implementation involved creating new roles for people, new processes, and new technology.
Here is the Question and Answer with Charles:
Q: What do you hope attendees will gain by attending your session?
Data Management and governance has become a big issue for companies today. With ERP data, Big Data and other data options managing and reporting on this data to drive business decisions has become very important. I would like attendees to learn that how the SAP Information Steward and Data services are great tools to successful maintain profile, cleanse and govern data. And the tools are not just SAP specific, the SAP Information Steward, SAP Data Services and SAP BI BusinessObjects can work with any type of data source or system. And the tools can be used with the SAP products such as BI/BusinessObjects.
This tool in combination with good business processes can be an invaluable asset to any successful company.
Q: What are your favorite hobbies?
DJ and Photographer
Q: What is your favorite laptop and most reliable laptop
Q: What are your favorite mobile devices?
Apple IPhone and Apple IPad
Q: What is your favorite movie?
See picture of Charles in his Halloween costume as Star wars character Darth Maul with dual light saber (left)
Q: How did you get started with SAP?
I started working with SAP in 2000 as a SAP Finance FICO configuration Analyst. The last 5 years I have been working primarily in SAP Business Intelligence and Master Data Management. I have been working in SAP for 14 years. My previous background is in computer programming and Financial Accounting.
I am co-chair of ASUG Portals SIG and a member of the ASUG Portals Influence Council
I enjoy working in the computer industry and developing new innovative solutions.
So I hope you will take the time to check out Charles' ASUG session at SAP d-code Las Vegas. All photos were provided by Charles.
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