SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today named the winners of the 2020 SAP Innovation Awards, with two winners and one highly commended business from Asia-Pacific Japan (APJ).

The SAP Innovation Awards, now in its seventh year, celebrate the most innovative and impactful solutions created by SAP customers and partners using SAP products and technologies — such as doing more with less, delivering best-in-class customer experiences or inventing new business models and revenue streams.

The winners from APJ are:

Winner: Mahindra Group, India – HR Digitisation, Best-in-Class User Experience

Mahindra Group is one of India’s largest conglomerates. It was a winner in the Business Transformation Champion category, for creating a complete employee experience for mobile and web on single window, reducing processing times by 40%.

Winner: Mitsui Kinzoku, JapanPromising Material Intelligence

Mitsui Kinzoku, a specialist metal manufacturer in Japan, was a winner in the Technology Disruption category. By automating parts of a complex manufacturing process, using SAP Leonardo IoT and Machine Learning, it increased efficiency and output.

Highly Commended: Taronga Conservation Society, Australia Using Employee Experience to Maximise Conservation

Taronga Conservation Society operates zoos in Australia, with a focus on conservation, scientific research and education. It was highly commended in the General category, after launching a staff experience ‘STAX’ app for all key transactions – cutting processing times from weeks to minutes, and maximising time spent in the field.

“Congratulations to Mahindra Group and Mitsui Kinzoku for winning these awards, and to the Taronga Conservation Society Australia for their commendation,” said Scott Russell, President, SAP APJ. These awards showcase the best of our customers, who lead their industries by finding new ways to leverage SAP solutions to be best-run businesses. “We are really proud of the opportunity to partner with our customers and it is fantastic to see them being recognised on a global scale. With new labs, experience centres and start-up accelerators across the region, we look forward to more collaborations with customers looking to break new ground.”

Learn more about the winners on the SAP Innovation Awards website.

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