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Analytics Proves Hot Topic at the UK Event

Followers of the @SAPEPM Twitter handle already know that I had the pleasure of attending the SAP Analytics Forum (#SAPAnalyticsForum) event in London on February 13, 2013. If you were among those following me over the course of the day, I want to say thank you for sticking with me –  I realise the number […]

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NBA Stats Like Never Before

The National Baseball Association today unveiled a new site for fans of games statistics: NBA.com/stats, powered by SAP Analytics technology. The multi-year marketing partnership between SAP and the NBA was announced six months ago: “We are constantly researching new and emerging technologies in an effort to provide our fans with new ways to connect with […]

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Innovative Analytics in Asia and ANZ

I am delighted to be going on an “Analytics Innovation” tour of Asia and Australia/New Zealand starting next week, talking about the latest and greatest business intelligence and analytics news. If you’re in interested in analytics, and you’re in Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne, or Auckland, then come join us! I hope to see […]

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#GartnerBI EMEA 2013 Part 1: Analytics Moves To The Core

I attended the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit last week in Barcelona. As usual, it was a great conference, and it was great to catch up with analysts, colleagues, customers, and competitors. The first morning included a Gartner keynote by James Richardson, Ian Bertram, and Ted Friedman, and a vendor panel. Analytics Moves To […]

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Webinar Recording: Learn One Shocking New Way to Increase BI User Adoption

Big thanks to Everyone that registered for the webinar last week, ‘Learn One Shocking New Way to Increase BI User Adoption’. During the webinar, Mico revealed for the first time, one of her secret weapons to increase BI User Adoption. After the webinar, the attendees were raving about it, see some of their comments below: […]

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How to See Risk Management as Your Accelerator, Not Your Brakes

Most businesses want to grow, but a degree of exposure to risk is inevitable. Of course, you can’t eliminate risk altogether, but the bigger the reward, the more complex the potential risks are. So it’s telling that while two-thirds of executives consider enterprise risk management “somewhat” or “extremely” important, almost seven out of ten admit […]

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Mobile Minute – Sustainability Dashboard on the iPad Mini

Check out this week’s mobile minute where I take a look at a corporate sustainability dashboard using SAP BusinessObjects Mobile.   This is a great example of how SAP uses to analytics to gain visibility and make an impact into corporate sustainability. On Feb. 7, 2013 the SAP Vancouver team is hosting an event in collaboration with […]

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Experience the Finance Department of the Future at SAP Analytics Forum (UK)

by Richard Barrett, SAP If the advent of all these new technologies and how they impact finance interests you then you might want to add Wednesday 13th February to your calendar as that’s the day of the SAP Analytics Forum in London.  This event offers IT and Finance leaders the chance to update their knowledge […]

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A Question of Analytical Education Verses Analytical Simplification

At the Gartner BI and Analytics Summit in Barcelona this week, I found myself participating in an interesting debate on whether the growing army of business users, in this new age of pervasive business intelligence and analytics, should receive education and training in analytics or whether the tools should just be easier to use. Gartner […]

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BI in Barcelona, Scary Big Data, Cool 3D Analytics and More

Another analytics round up – what’s going on in the analytics world this week?   Gartner BI and Analytics Summit: Nos Vemos en Barcelona! A host of SAP Analytics folks will be in Barcelona next week for the Gartner BI and Analytics Summit.  Jason Rose will be presenting with Mark Cooper of British American Tobacco […]

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