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by Pravin Datar, Director, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidations Solution Management | June 22, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 
Pravin Datar explores the embedded model of SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver, which provides unique functionality for ad-hoc planning that leverages SAP HANA tables for easy data input and retrieval. He shows how you can use local providers in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver, to perform quick planning.

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by Michael Vavlitis, Program and Project Associate Manager, Accenture MCaaS (Mortgage and Compliance as-a-Service) | June 12, 2017
BI – 
In this last article of his three-part series, Michael Vavlitis explores how to use SAP Data Services to extract, transform, and load (ETL) structured and unstructured data from SAP and non-SAP sources into an SAP HANA application.

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by Rajesh Phanibatla, Senior Manager, Hitachi Consulting | June 5, 2017
Financials/BI – 

Rajesh Phanibatla explains how SAP has simplified Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) planning (account-based) using integrated SAP Business Intelligence (BI) content. SAP delivers predefined BI content bundles that contain BI objects related to various work streams such as finance, logistics, and cash management. You can activate the relevant BI content bundles using transaction code BSANLY_BI_ACTIVATION or by navigating to SPRO > IMG > Controlling > General Controlling > Planning > Setup for Planning > Activate BI Bundle Content for Planning in the configuration menu. This functionality is now part of SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) Optimized for SAP S/4HANA.


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BI/SAP Professional Journal – 
Anurag Barua provides an overview of SAP Data Services and its capabilities for adding comprehensive geographical dimensions to data and to ensuring that this enhanced data is of the highest quality.

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by Anurag Barua, Principal, TruQua Enterprises | May 17, 2017
BI – 
Anurag Barua explores, in depth, the SAP Formula Library and the Application Programming Interface (API) Library. Both are two tools that extend and expand the power of the Microsoft Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming language macros and add value to data.

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by Ned Falk, Senior Education Consultant, SAP | May 9, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 
Ned Falk shows how to implement value help and mapping of variables and input parameters in native SAP HANA modeling with just a bit of effort. Learn how these foundational concepts previously used in SAP BW can be used in SAP HANA to create calculation views.

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by Ali Sbai, SAP System Administrator, International Telecommunications Union | May 2, 2017
SAP Professional Journal/BI/Financials/HR/SCM – 

Ali Sbai’s case study takes you through the International Telecommunication Union’s upgrade of its SAP ERP 6.0 system to enhancement package 7. The project was done to enable deployment of a new United Nations compensation package.