The SAP and Siemens Collaboration Pioneering Digital Transformation

By Brendan Conley

The SAP and Siemens Collaboration Pioneering Digital Transformation

The transformational journey in the energy sector, particularly technologies like the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and analytics, is changing the landscape causing an urgent need for digital transformation and efficiency in the energy sector. Failure to adapt and evolve could significantly delay the global transition to cleaner energy solutions, a delay the world cannot afford.

Today, Brendan Conley is joined by  Steve Boerman from SAP and John Nixon from Siemens. They will share a comprehensive look at how the blend of engineering and digital technologies sets the stage for a more efficient and adaptive future in the energy sector.

In this episode, you will learn more about the urgent need for digital transformation and efficiency in the energy sector. You will also hear about the importance of learning from other industries like automotive manufacturing, where digital twin technologies and integrated data management have led to quicker and more efficient project deliveries. In addition, you will get an insight into the partnership between SAP and Siemens and its potential to be a game-changer in the energy sector.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • Current challenges and energy industry trends (1:15)
  • Industrial and automotive manufacturing mindset. (4:41)
  • Siemens and SAP partnership, offering a more integrated and seamless approach to managing the lifecycle of energy projects (8:02)
  • Digital Thread Concept (12:44)
  • Case studies showcasing the digital thread in action (15:09)
John Nixon

John Nixon

John has worked in energy and utilities for 29+ years, creating multiple energy and technology start-ups leading business development in China, Romania, Panama and the USA. John has also led large greenfield and brownfield projects with oil and mining supermajors in Canada and China, and spearheaded pipeline asset integrity programs in USA and Mexico. John holds patents for pipe lining technology and has been a board member for multiple technology firms and university R&D associations. John was an engineer officer in the US Army and is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS in Civil Engineering.

Steven Boerman

Steven Boerman

Steven Boerman is the Global Senior Director – Center of Excellence Digital Supply Chain at SAP. With a background in mechanical engineering, Steven spent the first 15 years of his career designing and building commission large capital projects around the globe. He has nearly 20 years in the software industry, both with Siemens and with SAP.

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Energy Transformation Podcast

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/podcasts/energy-transformation/the-sap-and-siemens-collaboration-pioneering-digital-transformation/