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Ned Falk discusses all the data-mining/predictive analysis tools SAP offers, focusing on SAP Predictive Analytics. Learn how to use the Automated Analysis component within SAP Predictive Analytics to classify your customers as well as to predict the profile of a customer who would actually buy your products.
Adam Getz, a BI Expert advisor, shows how to set up security for BusinessObjects Explorer 4.1 in the Central Management Console. Learn how to control rights granted to end users and how to restrict end-user access to view specific information spaces in Explorer 4.1.
BI expert Vipul Goyal shows how to produce SAP Portfolio and Project Management operational reports (using SAP HANA as the BI platform) to provide structured, company-specific information.
Ingo Hilgefort discusses some important enhancements to components, performance, and functionality that come with the release of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5. He also walks through the steps for how to make the best use of these new dashboarding functionalities.
Adam Getz gives step-by-step instructions for how to upload a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file into SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 4.1, and then explore the data directly from a workstation using a temporary information space. Learn how to make the data available both with and without any configuration changes.
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.
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.
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.
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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Anupam Gupta is a practice manager at The Principal Consulting (TPC), managing its enterprise performance management (EPM) practice. He has more than 10 years of SAP development and global consulting experience in the areas of financial planning, reporting, and consolidation.
Ned Falk is a senior education consultant at SAP. While at SAP, he initially focused on logistics. Now he focuses on HANA, SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP CRM, and the integration of SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP BusinessObjects tools.
Peter Jones is a BI solution architect at MI6 Solutions. He is currently involved in projects incorporating SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 and BPC 10.0 and EPM Excel Add-In 10.0.
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