Fujitsu, Queensland Transport and Main Roads, and Fortescue Metals Group among those recognised for innovative work

Sydney AUGUST 21, 2023 SAP SE today announced the winners of its fifth annual SAP Best Run Awards for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), which recognises and celebrates the achievements of the top companies and partners in ANZ that are using SAP to turn insight into action, drive innovation and transform their businesses.

The awards are open to customers and partners leveraging SAP products or technology, with participants encouraged to emphasise new ways of thinking, disruptive uses cases, and the deployment of technologies that sets the benchmark for their industry and makes the world run better.

The awards recognise up to ten winners across categories including intelligent ERP enterprise, customer experience, human experience management, data and analytics, digital supply chain, intelligent spend and business network among others.

Additionally, the SAP Chris O’Brien Award recognises organisations that have successfully implemented SAP solutions to achieve sustainability goals, improve social impact, and create shared value for stakeholders. Fujitsu was recognised as this year’s winner for its implementation of SAP Ariba, enabling the business to successfully channel spend towards its First Nations suppliers, which has increased from $200,000 to over $4 million over the past few years.

The winners were announced in-person at 12 Micron in Barangaroo and was hosted by Managing Director of SAP Australia and New Zealand, Damien Bueno and the company’s Chief Operating Officer Pete Andrew.

Damien Bueno, President and Managing Director, SAP ANZ says, “The breadth and scale of this year’s award nominations is a testament to continued innovation among our customers and partners across Australia and New Zealand.

“At a time when organisations are facing economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions, and ongoing supply chain challenges being able to react quickly to change is critical to their success. This year’s nominations demonstrate the critical role that technology has in helping our customers achieve their business goals and enable future growth by delivering meaningful business results, customer and employee experience, and community impact.

“Thank you to those who reviewed the entries and congratulations to all of this year’s winners, we look forward to continuing to work together to drive continued growth in 2024.”

The winners and runner-ups of this year’s Best Run Awards are:

SAP Intelligent ERP Enterprise

SAP Customer Experience

SAP Intelligent Spend & Business Networks

SAP Human Experience Management

SAP Data & Analytics

SAP Digital Supply Chain

SAP Business Process Transformation

SAP Next Gen Innovator

SAP Industry Disruptor

Fast Growth

Chris O’Brien Award

To access this year’s full list of entries, click here.

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