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by Sergei Peleshuk, SAP BI and HANA Architect | August 4, 2015
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Sergei Peleshuk covers the necessary steps for setting up business analytics capabilities based on SAP HANA in the cloud. Anyone involved in an SAP HANA project needs to understand what it takes to set up the infrastructure efficiently, including the total cost of ownership and how long it takes to set up.


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by Pravin Datar, Director, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidations Solution Management | July 28, 2015
BI – 

Pravin Datar provides an overview for how to consume any SAP or non-SAP master data from on-premise or cloud systems into SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 10.1, version for NetWeaver planning applications without any data duplication and in real time by leveraging the Smart Data Access feature of SAP HANA. This is supplemental to a similar article about transactional data.


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by Alan Mayer, President, Solid Ground Technologies, Inc. | July 15, 2015
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Alan Mayer examines the debate about splitting Adaptive Job Servers, reviewing both pros and cons. Using some helpful use cases, he shows why splitting is sometimes not only practical, but essential.


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by Adam Getz, Manager – Business Intelligence, CGI Federal | July 8, 2015
BI – 

Adam Getz explains some basic concepts in SAP Lumira Cloud. Learn how to combine existing visualizations into stories that group and relate the data in a meaningful manner and allow for visualizations to be connected to one another. A story is a presentation-style document that uses visualizations, text blocks, pictures, graphics, and input controls to describe data. Also learn how to share—and stop sharing—stories with other users


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BI – 

In this first part of a series, Ned Falk discusses all the data-mining/predictive analysis tools SAP offers (for a wide perspective) and then focuses on one of the newest tools, SAP Predictive Analytics. Learn how to use the Automated Analysis component within SAP Predictive Analytics (previously marketed separately as SAP InfiniteInsight) to classify your customers as well as to predict the profile of a customer who would actually buy your products.


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BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Ned Falk shows how you can create a replication and manipulation flowchart to load SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) data into SAP HANA and improve it on the way in. He also reviews the positioning of this tool in relation to other extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) process tools associated with moving data into SAP HANA.


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by Christian Savelli, Senior Manager, COMERIT | June 17, 2015
SAP Professional Journal/BI – 
Christian Savelli describes the Dynamic Tiering option available starting with SAP HANA Support Package 9, which enables a more effective multi-temperature data strategy. It offers management of warm data content via the extended table concept, representing a major enhancement from the loading/unloading feature currently available.