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Behind the Scenes with Molson Coors: An Analytics Journey

by Swati Sinha, Analytics Strategic Product Marketing, SAP Summer celebrations aren’t complete without a chilled beer. Molson Coors Brewing Company brews the world’s favorite beer brands. This summer, I got the chance to talk to Alexandre Rivet Papagiannidis, global business intelligence (BI) business partner at Molson Coors. He shared with me the technology journey the […]

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GRC Tuesdays: The Effective Audit Engagement

by Norman D. Marks, CPA, CRMA So far, I have discussed “What Should Auditors Audit?”and “The Risks to Include in the Audit Plan”. Now I want to talk about how we should staff the audit engagement and how technology can help us. We already know the risks that will be addressed in the engagement and […]

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A slice of Raspberry Pi with SAP Lumira

No, you can’t actually run Lumira desktop on the $35 Raspberry Pi computer, and sadly, even with the new Epiphany browser, there doesn’t yet seem to be a way to connect to Lumira Cloud, but you can run Sybase SQL Anywhere on the device, and connect to it from Lumira Desktop. Why would anybody want […]

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Cartoon: Developing IT Agility

  These folks are just bouncing around some ideas on how to improve their analytics agility…  Read this post in source website.

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#SABOUC Developer Wars – A Resounding Three-Peat

I’ve had the privilege of attending the Developer Wars from its inception, and all I can say is… I LOVE MY JOB! Where else can I watch outrageously talented developers (who work their butts off to benefit a worthy cause) display their wares (dashboards, folks, this is a family blog, after all) in a hilarious, […]

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Day 2 #SABOUC: Simplification, Simplified, Simple

SABOUC Theme = Simplication continued on Tuesday with Jayne Landry’s discussion on simplified BI and simplified pricing during the keynote. Christian Rodatus gives a nice recap of the keynote.   If you missed the keynote, you can still watch the customer videos for Velux and Aviva, the Thrones of Data feature and download the SAP […]

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Business Intelligence Solutions from SAP: Statement of Direction

Missed the September 9th #askSAP Analytics Innovations Community Call on SAP’s vision and strategy for its analytics solution? Feel like catching up after hearing that the interactive session was extremely well-attended? Now you have another opportunity to access the content which was discussed on September 9th. The recording of the live session is available for […]

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GRC Tuesdays: Risk Management Is Only for Big Companies

by Thomas Frenehard, GRC, SAP Now there’s a sentence I have heard many, many times! I believe this assumption comes from the association that risk management equals management of compliance risks, which applies mostly to regulated companies or public companies. As we’ve already discussed many times in these blogs, this is a misconception – compliance […]

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Day 1 #SABOUC: Analytics Vision – Simplified. Integrated. Innovative.

As always, Steve Lucas – a dynamic presenter – set the stage for day one at the ASUG SAP Analytics & BusinessObjects User Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. He shared new product details and the SAP BusinessObjects roadmap, including SAP BusinessObejcts BI portfolio convergence, SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 coming in 2015, the next release of SAP […]

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Cartoon: Data Scientists Are The New IT Rock Stars

  Data Scientists are the new rockstars say all the articles. But they’re hard to find an expensive, so consider using SAP’s fabulous team of data scientists instead. (Based on the famous quote from Linda Evangelista, supermodel: “I don’t even get out of bed for less than $10,000 a day”) Read this post in source […]

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