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Analytics: Catering to the ‘Business Champion’

Just as every company has customers with unique needs and interests, there are also different classes of analytics users, each with its own set of needs and objectives. For instance, a simple dashboard approach may appeal to senior executives who are interested in receiving timely updates on key performance indicators (KPIs). But line of business […]

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Driving Business Intelligence Success with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards

by Anita Gibbings, Director, BI Product Marketing, SAP I wanted to share with you some successful dashboards projects that might inspire you to push business intelligence (BI) adoption further across your own organization. Check out these links to learn more: Fast Company article featuring ’Where the Money is Flowing’: Learn about built-in dashboards with the […]

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Hadoop is a Tank. In-Memory is a Plane. Why Would You Need Either?!

Hadoop is a tank. Built by a workers’ cooperative, it’s complex and adaptable, and can handle any terrain. In-memory is a plane. Pricier to purchase, but it’s sleek and efficient and goes hundreds of times faster than the average car. You currently have a sedan car and can drive just about anywhere you want to […]

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Join Me for the SAP BusinessObjects User Conference September 9-11 in Anaheim, California

by Isabelle Nuage, Analytics Product Marketing, SAP I’d like to invite you all to join me at the SAP BusinessObjects User Conference in Anaheim, CA September 9-11. I’ve been attending this event for many years now, and I’ve always enjoyed meeting with our new and long-time customers, partners, and co-workers. The conference provides you with […]

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money Eyeing Big Data Revenue Opportunities in Media

Eyeing Big Data Revenue Opportunities in Media

Apple’s recent acquisition of Locationary, a big data business mapping service, reflects the company’s ongoing efforts to expand its mapping capabilities. Apple’s Locationary deal is now the fourth mapping acquisition the company has made in recent years – in addition to Placebase, C3 Technologies, and Poly9. These deals are representative of the techniques that media […]

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inaccurate  Accurate Insurance Data Analysis Needs Accurate Data

Accurate Insurance Data Analysis Needs Accurate Data

There’s no getting around it – when it comes to the insurance industry new customer channels are continuing to pop up. Although many customers still use independent agents and call centers, many policyholders are looking to conduct business online and via their mobile devices, according to an article in Insurance & Technology. And that means […]

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Join SAP and Intel for Our 2013 Forum on Big Data

Join Steve Lucas, president of platform solutions at SAP, and Boyd Davis, vice president and general manager of the Datacenter Software Division at Intel, for a discussion on Big Data and the promise it holds to re-invent your business. Interact with the best and brightest Big Data experts from SAP and Intel to learn how […]

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A Social Vacation

This is me, basically… Share and Enjoy • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS Read this post in source website.

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SAP HANA and Hadoop in the Cloud: Big Data At The Globe and Mail

Like most media organizations around the world, the Toronto-headquartered The Globe and Mail has struggled to make a profitable transition from physical newspapers to online journalism. But now a combination of Hadoop and SAP HANA in the cloud is helping make critical decisions about how and when to charge readers for online access to articles. […]

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Fitness Analytics at #SBOUC2013

Anyone who’s attended any SAP event knows you walk a lot. At SAPPHIRE NOW, we had a fitness analytics challenge to see who truly walked the most steps. It was fun to do, so we decided to repeat it at the ASUG SAP BusinessObjects User Conference. Which conference do you think draws the most footsteps? […]

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