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by Hillary Bliss, Analytics Practice Lead, Decision First Technologies | May 1, 2015
BI/Financials/SCM/HR/SAP Professional Journal – 
In this exclusive report by Hillary Bliss, take a walk into the world of the SAP suite of predictive tools with an in-depth tour of the new SAP Predictive Analytics 2.0 and how it ties into SAP HANA and SAP Lumira. Learn the importance of general predictive modeling concepts, and then apply those concepts as part of a bigger discussion about the architecture and features of SAP Predictive Analytics. Finally, get an early peek at what’s coming for SAP’s predictive tools in the near future.

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BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Ned Falk shows how you can make a new Support Package 8 configuration setting that warns SAP HANA studio users when they might be doing something in production that might normally only be done in a development or test environment.


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by Ned Falk, Senior Education Consultant, SAP | April 20, 2015
BI – 
Ned Falk teaches how to use a new SAP BW 7.4 feature to instantly make data flow objects from the existing older (SAP BW 7.3) ETL components that were linked together via the context-menu method.

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by Adam Getz, Principal, Green Diamond Solutions | April 16, 2015
BI – 
Adam Getz shows how to set up security for BusinessObjects Explorer 4.1 and create security levels for both developers and end users within the Central Management Console (CMC). Walk through the steps for creating two types of security groups: Explorer designers and Explorer users.

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BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Ned Falk shows how to use a ranking node in a calculation view to limit the result sets of data returned to the client tools from the SAP HANA database. Learn the basic features of this new option, how to leverage user input to alter the number of records returned, and how to dynamically partition elements to provide a more meaningful output.


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by Taha M. Mahmoud, Senior BI Consultant | March 30, 2015
BI – 

Taha Mahmoud shows how to create better charts for desktop and mobile-device dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards. Learn how to use these tips and techniques to overcome any unsupported components when developing a mobile dashboard.


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by Sergei Peleshuk, SAP BI and HANA Architect | March 17, 2015
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Sergei Peleshuk shows how to pick the right data-warehousing platform for your company’s corporate reporting and planning. Using his comparison of the capabilities of SAP BW, SAP HANA, and SAP BW on HANA helps you make the best decision about which platform is right for your organization.