Must register through links above to receive discounted rate

Join DFT at the BI 2015 / HANA 2015 Conference, co-located with Basis & SAP Administration in Las Vegas, NV. Expand your skills and knowledge by learning from top experts at SAP, independent consultants and your industry counterparts. Attendees will come away with actionable advice, field-tested guidelines, and education for professionals that use and support SAP® BusinessObjects BI and SAP BW. Within HANA 2015, learn from colleagues and organizations that are evaluating, implementing, or optimizing SAP HANA for big data and real-time analytics.

Top Reasons to attend BI 2015:

  • Maximize return on your BI investment
  • Examine use cases for SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions and pick the right tools for your needs
  • Empower your functional teams and business users with self-service BI
  • Add new techniques and strategies to your reporting toolbox for better, faster reports
  • Get roadmap information directly from SAP, and align with your organizational roadmap
  • Master complex data integration challenges between source systems and BI systems

Top Reasons to attend HANA 2015:

  • Get straight forward answers to your most pressing questions about SAP HANA and in-memory computing
  • Empower yourself to properly evaluate SAP HANA and make smart investment decisions
  • Identify hardware, software, and business factors that impact the cost of SAP HANA
  • Determine necessary steps to prepare your system landscape and data center for SAP HANA
  • Understand what’s required to ensure the security and availability of data in-memory
  • Get guidelines for loading data into SAP HANA, processing it, and reporting on its results
  • Obtain best practices for administering and supporting an SAP HANA landscape


Monday, March 9

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Expert Guidelines for Building a Data Quality Assessment and Improvement Initiative
Don Loden

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Hands-On Lab: Mastering the Latest Reporting Capabilities of SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Chris Hickman and Patrick Leonard
(This session is repeated Tuesday, March 10 at 1:00 pm)

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Hands-On Lab: A Comprehensive, Hands-on Guide to Building Executive-Level Dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects 4.X
Chris Hickman and Patrick Leonard
(This session is repeated Tuesday, March 10 at 5:00 pm)

Tuesday, March 10

10:30 am – 11:45 am

Hands-On Lab: Unlock and Unleash the Full Potential of Your Universe Using the Latest Capabilities of SAP BusinessObjects Information Design Tool
David Hudgins
(This session is repeated Tuesday, March 10 at 2:45 pm)

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Predictive Analysis Tools in SAP HANA: What Tools are Available, and When Should I Use Them?
Hillary Bliss

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Avoid Fast Trash in SAP HANA: Pay Attention to Data Quality!
Don Loden

Wednesday, March 11

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Using SAP HANA Live and SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio to Present Real-Time KPI Metrics
Patrick Leonard and Marshall Kelley

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Live Demo: From Raw Data to Striking Analytics in 60 Minutes Flat
Patrick Leonard, Don Loden, and Marshall Kelley



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