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Live from the SAPinsider Studio: Panel Discussion on SAP HANA as a Foundation for Analytics (Part I)

This is Part 1 of a two-part panel discussion recorded live at SAPinsider’s Reporting & Analytics event in Atlanta. Dan Kearnan of SAP moderates the discussion with Steve Freeman of Decision First Technologies, Gopal Krishnamurthy of Visual BI Solutions, and Nic Smith of SAP. Topics of this discussion include:

  • An exploration of the challenges companies are facing that are steering them toward exploring SAP HANA as a foundation for analytics
  • How SAP HANA helps to reduce complexity while providing greater agility across a BI landscape
  • SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) 7.4 powered by SAP HANA and SAP HANA Smart Data Access
  • How organizations are building a business case and uncovering a return on investment with various SAP HANA use cases

Live from the SAPinsider Studio: Panel Discussion on SAP HANA as a Foundation for Analytics (Part II)

This is Part 2 of a two -part panel discussion recorded live at SAPinsider’s Reporting & Analytics event in Atlanta. Dan Kearnan of SAP moderates the discussion with Steve Freeman of Decision First Technologies, Gopal Krishnamurthy of Visual BI Solutions, and Nic Smith of SAP. Topics discussed include:

  • SAP Lumira and free run-time license of SAP HANA
  • BI strategy assessment tools
  • SAP HANA as an enabler of self-service BI tools
  • Business and IT considerations in moving to SAP HANA as a BI platform

Live from Reporting & Analytics 2014:
A Conversation with the Authors of “Implementing SAP HANA”

During Reporting & Analytics 2014 in Atlanta, we got the chance to catch-up with most of the authors of “Implementing SAP HANA”, an SAP Press best seller. The authors are currently working on the 2nd Edition which should be out in Jan 2015. Check out what they had to say about HANA including top questions such as What BusinessObjects tools work with HANA? What are customers most excited about with regards to HANA? What is the biggest education point when going to HANA?

Live from the SAPinsider Studio:
Chris Hickman on Mobile Analytics – BI 2014 / HANA 2014

Chris Hickman, Principal Consultant with Decision First Technologies, joins SAPinsider’s Ken Murphy at SAPinsider Studio during BI2014 in Orlando, Florida, to discuss mobile analytics, particularly in the SAP Business Intelligence environment. Hickman also touches on building infographics using SAP Lumira.

Live from the SAPinsider Studio:
Jonathan Haun on Implementing SAP HANA – BI 2014 / HANA 2014

In this interview recorded live at HANA 2014, Jonathan Haun of Decision First Technologies discusses strategies and tactics for implementing SAP HANA.

An Introduction to SAP Predictive Analysis and How it Integrates with SAP HANA

In this 30-minute Webinar recording, you are taken through the in-depth report, “An Introduction to SAP Predictive Analysis and How It Integrates with SAP HANA.” Discussed are the highlights of the report, which is available to all SAPexperts subscribers. Questions from attendees are also answered.

SAP Dashboards, Webi – SAPPHIRE NOW 2013

Jonathan Haun, Consulting Manager, Decision First shares with us a mobile minute demo on how sales team can analyze reports using SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence.

Upgrading to BI4- SAPPHIRE NOW 2013

Anita Gibbings, Director, BI Product Marketing, SAP and Scott Golden, Co-Founder & VP of Services, Decision First discusses why you should upgrade to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0.

Lumira, Mobile, BI4 – SAPPHIRE NOW 2013

Jonathan Haun, Consulting Manager, Decision First shows us a demo on how business users can use their data to show visualizations on SAP Lumira for the desktop and mobile.

Innovation in the Cloud #AWS #EMBI

Hear insights from SAP partners on how to unlock the value of your SAP landscapes with virtualization and learn how to accelerate your organization’s journey to the cloud today.

Profiling Address Data with SAP Information Steward

In this video clip, learn how to use SAP Information Steward from the user side of the application and see how to set up a connection from the IT side of the app.

Dashboard Tips from Xcelsius Bootcamp

This discussion with Roy Wells, who presented at the Xcelsius Bootcamps, focuses on tips for scoping dashboard projects and ensuring their success.

Discussing SAP Design Studio with Roy Wells

Roy Wells, who specializes in dashboard implementations, shares his thoughts on the SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio.

Mobility Options for SAP BusinessObjects Podcast with Chris Hickman

In this audio interview, Scott Wallask, BusinessObjects Expert’s editor, talks about SAP BusinessObjects mobility choices with Chris Hickman, senior BI consultant with Decision First Technologies. Hickman discusses how many of his clients ask about mobility options, what mobile features SAP offers for BusinessObjects, and which third-party mobile apps he’s been impressed with.

Interview with Don Loden about BusinessObjects Data Services

During this podcast interview, consultant Don Loden of Decision First Technologies reviews SAP BusinessObjects Data Services best practices, such designing jobs with an object-oriented point of view and when to break the rules of best practices. Loden also discusses how to improve data flow and practical ways to use Data Services as a data quality tool.