Mobile Minute: Preview of Analytics on the SAP HANA Cloud from the iPad

Watch this short preview on the iPad of new BI innovations for self-service analytics running on the SAP HANA Cloud. See how you can interact with visual views of data to gain insight from anywhere.     Stay tuned for more information about SAP’s latest BI innovations at SAPPHIRE NOW by following @SAPanalytics and @nicfish […]

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memory The Business and Productivity Benefits of In Memory Analytics

The Business and Productivity Benefits of In-Memory Analytics

In-memory analytics enable business users to handle significantly higher volumes of data faster than traditional analytics tools. The fact is, users of in-memory analytics are able to process more than three times the volume of data at speeds more than 100 times faster than their competitors, according to a study conducted by Aberdeen Group. That’s largely because […]

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Fitness Analytics at ASUG and SAPPHIRE NOW Orlando

Anyone who’s attended the ASUG/SAPPHIRE NOW event in Orlando knows you walk a lot. And thanks to a Twitter conversation of a few SAP Mentors (@gpmyers, @DallasMarks, @oswaldxxl, @ericvallo, and @twailgum), we decided to have a little analytics fun at SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG. Do you have a FitBit or other device for measuring steps […]

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Best Practices for a Smooth Migration to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0

By Tom Woodhead, APOS, and Thierry Audas, SAP With the release of version 4.1 of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) solutions planned for later this year, many users of versions XI of the BI solutions who haven’t adopted version 4.0 are now considering the migration. Many good reasons exist for migrating to SAP BusinessObjects BI […]

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3 Ways Analytics Boost Traditional Retailers’ CRM Strategies

To reach customers where they live, so to speak, traditional retailers should take a peek at what their pure-play e-commerce brethren are doing – incorporating analytics into their CRM (customer relationship management) strategies to ensure profitable relationships with their customers. For brick-and-mortar retailers, big data analytics solutions are not just “nice-to-have” – they’re absolutely critical […]

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How Far Can You See In Real Time, Amidst the Big Data Clutter?

By Padmini Ranganathan, Senior Director, Analytics Marketing, SAP John Lloyd’s ‘A Tour of the Invisible’ has had a growing impact on me.  The final frontier on this TED talk asks ‘why are you here’ and starts with ‘nothing matters’.  In the area of information though, everything matters – especially if you’re that business executive whose […]

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Managing the Buyer Journey with Customer Analytics at SAPPHIRE NOW

by Swati Sinha, SAP Managing a successful buyer journey is a top priority for all companies. Of the many challenges companies faces when managing this journey, recent research from Aberdeen reveals that 48% of companies face an increase in competition and 32% of companies struggle with rapidly changing customer expectations. Check out this infographic to […]

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Data to Decision: What Does it Mean for Telco Industry?

by Rani Goel, SAP Are you able to seamlessly access data from your switches, network or transactional systems, instantly and painlessly to make decisions? Seems like a dream, doesn’t it? But what if you did have a business intelligence (BI) architecture that enabled you to access and process large amounts of data at line-level detail […]

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Don’t Miss these EPM and Finance Opportunities at SAPPHIRE NOW

Lots to see. Lots to do. What’s for you? Here are some enterprise performance management (EPM)  recommendations for your SAPPHIRE NOW conference agenda. For many SAPPHIRE attendees the sheer volume of available sessions could seem overwhelming – just what is relevant to you and what should you go and see? And more importantly, how do […]

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SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 to Begin Ramp-Up During #SapphireNOW

The 4.1 version of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence solutions and SAP BusinessObjects BI, Edge edition plus SAP Crystal Server 2013 will soon enter ramp-up, SAP’s early adoption program for customers that want to go live with SAP’s software innovations as soon as possible. More details will be shared during SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando, May 14-16. […]

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