Day Two at Financials 2014 – All About Mobile

by Karuna Mukherjea, EPM Product Marketing, SAP We finished up day two of SAPinsider Financials and as expected the energy and enthusiasm of the event continues. It was a rather interesting day for me as I was the presenter in a couple of sessions and also spent time in the SAP booth talking with our […]

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College Basketball Analysis and Predictions with SAP Lumira and SAP Predictive Analysis

Who’s excited for the college basketball tournament this year? The SAP Data Viz team is and to join the action we have some insights to share, using SAP technology, into which teams might make it to the finals. SAP Data Viz Team’s Bracket Selections Using SAP Lumira and SAP Predictive Analysis, the data viz team […]

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Big Data, Financial Services and Consumer Credit

Big data, once relegated to the technology industry, is making its way toward financial institutions looking to make better decisions about consumer loans and credit opportunities. The end result? Helping financial institutions around the world gather more data, analyze it more effectively, and make decisions more quickly. Big Data, Big Changes It’s been business as […]

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The Energy is High on Day One for SAPinsider Financials 2014

by Karuna Mukherjea, EPM Product Marketing, SAP Here in Orlando, the sun is shining with a nice light breeze. The hotel is buzzing with kids dressed like Mickey Mouse and Cinderella. And in the midst of all this excitement is the SAPinsider Financials  2014 Conference. The conference kicked off with fabulous keynote titled “Leading Your […]

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Life Is Data: Using Data to Attack Hunger

As big data and analytics tools become more prevalent and easier for people of all walks of life to access, the consumerization of data is opening up untold possibilities for quality-of-life improvements in different corners of the globe. When leveraged effectively, big data is meant to inform us and help us ask the questions that […]

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Get Social and Have a Little Fun at #BI2014 and #HANA2014

Are you headed to Orlando for SAPinsider? Are you bringing a mobile device and taking photos? Do you plan to tweet them? If so, why not try to win something for your efforts? Simply add #sweeps to your #BI2014 or #HANA2014 tweets and include either @SAPAnalytics or @SAPInMemory, and you’ll be entered into our photo-sharing […]

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Dark Data in the Cellar

Are You Making The Most of Your Dark Data?

My favorite definition of ‘Dark Data’ comes from Matt Aslett of 451 Research: “Data that was previously ignored because of technology limitations” I’ve recently talked to several big, traditional organizations that are finding lots of dark data down in the cellar. There’s obviously the unstructured* data that companies have gathered but struggled to analyze in the […]

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GRC Tuesdays – Your Weekly Update on All Things GRC

by  Thomas Frenehard, GRC, SAP Welcome to GRC Tuesday, a new series of weekly blogs my colleagues and I will be writing on GRC topics every Tuesday on the Analytics blog site. We are launching the series from here in Orlando, at SAPinsider GRC 2014. Watch the Analytics blog every week for timely comments on […]

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Data Discovery to Promote a Risk-Taking Culture

Ubiquitous communications are making it possible for companies around the world to compete on a more level playing field, notes Thomas L. Friedman in his book, “The World Is Flat.” We’ve seen relative newcomers such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Zappos grow their businesses in leaps and bounds, thanks in large part to their intelligent […]

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What Do Game Changer, Killer App, and Data Viz Have in Common?

They’re all buzzwords used in the industry. We’ve all heard them, used them, and even included them in slide decks like official words in a dictionary. If you follow us, you’ve definitely read or heard buzzwords from SAP. Many of them even have a life of their own – especially in the digital world! Well, […]

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