Forecasting Energy Use with Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics can empower utility companies to deliver better customer service and become more profitable while enabling them to respond in real time to any number of issues including outages, thefts, and spikes in energy use. Utilities can analyze the massive amounts of data they capture via new smart meters to operate more efficiently, enhance […]

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GRC Tuesdays: GRC 2015 – One Week On!

Last week, SAPinsider held its GRC 2015 event in Nice, France and it was energising and fast paced! For those who couldn’t attend, I thought I’d share with you some of the great discussions I had with customers and also one of the announcements made that should be of interest to SAP’s GRC community. Do […]

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SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 Migration – Great Learning Opportunities in June and July

Hard to believe, but we’re rapidly approaching the mid-point of 2015. As you’re aware, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 serves as the baseline architecture for future innovations. With mainstream maintenance ending for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 and SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 at the end of 2015, and with the new licensing […]

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Making the Internet of Things for Business Real

I had the honor of presenting at the recent itelligence UK user conference on the topic of Making The Internet of Things for Business Real: More than 50 billion things will be connected by year 2020. The Internet of Things will revolutionize enterprises across all industries. Is your business ready to benefit from this ground-breaking […]

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Succeeding Through Failing Faster

In this blog series, we’re discussing the 3rd industrial revolution (see last week’s blog for the introduction) and its impact on information practices. Today, we’ll be looking at what role data sciences play in “failing faster.” There is something classic about playing chess with your children. In fact any board game will do, but somehow […]

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Data Lockdown in Chicago

Ninety university students voluntarily locked themselves into a Chicago office for an entire weekend. The connection to SAP may surprise you. It’s a Saturday morning in April. On the top floor of an office building in the heart of the city, nearly 100 university students, and a small army of corporate volunteers, are locked in […]

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Predictive Analytics: Giving Your Business an Edge

Predictive analytics uses analytical and statistical methods to predict future outcomes, actions, or behaviors. For businesses, it can enhance decision-making, improve competitiveness, find new business opportunities, reduce risks, and more. Today, predictive analytics has become a reality for businesses looking for a competitive advantage in a global economy. It is made possible by collecting data […]

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locately TIBCO Spotfire Boston Meetup! Tuesday June 23rd

TIBCO Spotfire Boston Meetup! Tuesday June 23rd

The next Boston Meetup is now on the calendar! Please join us on June 23rd for an afternoon of learning and sharing. Visit the Spotfire Boston Meetup page for full details and for adding your RSVP. This event will be co-hosted with Locately in its Boston office. Fred Gruhn, from Locately, will provide an overview of how […]

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4 Ways to Accelerate Mobile Innovation with Your Customers

I’m often asked the question, “How can we accelerate mobile innovation?” And my answer has always been the same—getting closer to your mobile customers is the only way! When it comes to mobile innovation, your users (customers) will be the key to your success whether we’re talking about mobile app development, mobile web sites, enterprise […]

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Learning to “Be Like Lemurs” at #GRC2015, #Financials2015 and #BI2015

It’s easy to see why people fall for the French Riviera. The warm weather, vibrant stone buildings, and brilliant sapphire ocean make it a memorable place. The stunning city of Nice was certainly a fitting place for the SAPinsider events. Tuesday was the first day of GRC2015, Financials2015 and BI2015 – and boy was it […]

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