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Ira Berk Vice President, Digital Transformation Solutions, SAP HANA Global Center of Excellence, SAP

Ira Berk is Vice President of Digital Transformation Solutions within SAP’s HANA Global Center of Excellence, focusing on innovations in the telecommunications industry.

Ira joined SAP in 2008 with the acquisition of Business Objects, where he led the creation of the SAP BusinessObjects Edge series of Business Intelligence products for mid-market companies.

Ira brings over 25 years of industry experience in commercial software and internal applications with industry leaders Intuit, UBS, Morgan Stanley, and Pfizer. Ira graduated from MIT with a BS in computer science & engineering, and a Master’s degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

He has lived in North Carolina, Massachusetts, New York, England, and now in Connecticut.


Internet of Things: Interconnections to What?

The buzz: “The IoT is big news because it ups the ante: ‘Reach out and touch somebody’ is becoming ‘reach out and touch everything’.” (Parker…

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CES 2017: Consumer Tech Impact on Business

The buzz: “It’s about damn time we can control the crisp of our plain bagel with an app.” (Curtis Silver, Forbes) The Consumer Electronics Show…

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Digital Mindset: Keeping Customers at the Center of Your Business

The buzz: Tension. Pressure. Pain… (ref: TV ad c. 1967, Anacin headache pain reliever)   B2C and B2B businesses in all industries are racing to…

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Internet of Things: Third Wave Already? – Part 2

The buzz: Faster than a speeding what? Think the Internet of Things is new? Think again! IoT technology is in our pocket, on our wrist,…

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From the Edge to the Cloud: Harnessing Remote IoT Data

The buzz: In a land far, far away… The beauty of IoT is all about doing new things with information from sensors that are nearly…

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Smart Cities, Smart Streets: IoT to the Rescue

The buzz: Honk honk! Beep beep! From traffic congestion to air pollution to crime, there is no shortage of problems waiting to be solved in…

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Survey Says: Transform Your Business with IoT

Today’s buzz: Survey says! The Internet of Things is transforming businesses by creating unprecedented operational efficiencies as well as richer experiences for customers. Are most…

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At the Intersection of Big Data and the Internet of Things – Part 3

The buzz: IoT. When we discuss the Internet of Things (IoT) as a vast ecosystem of physical objects connected to the Internet, we tend to…

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Digital Customer Experience: Redesigning Your Organization

The buzz: Headache #999 Do you know your CXOs’ worst headache today? It’s redesigning the company from the customer’s lens to create an emotional, social,…

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IoT and Mining: Revolutionizing the Industry – Part 2

The buzz: “15 tons, what do you get?” According to a 2014 MaRs Connected World Market Insights report, “The mining industry is as vital to…

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IoT and Wearables: Give and Take

The buzz: Wearables The early crop of wearables has arrived, optimistically promising to simplify your daily life, improve your health care outcomes, enhance your sports…

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Education and Training for the Internet of Things

The buzz: School for IoT. So you think your company can just dive in and reap value from the IoT? Not so fast. Yes, we’re…

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At the Intersection of Big Data and the Internet of Things

The buzz: Data, data everywhere. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vast ecosystem of physical objects connected to the Internet, that in aggregate offer…

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Bonnie D. Graham

A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.

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