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Anurag Barua explains how SAP Lumira 2.0’s new capabilities, such as data acquisition and visualization, enable users to use a single application for data design, discovery, and visualization processes.
Rehan Zaidi describes the basics and advantages of the Integrated Data Access version of the ABAP List Viewer and the steps required to create simple reports using the standard classes provided for this purpose. See how to access the field catalog and functions and how to specify sort and grouping criteria for your report output.
The integration of data and processes among different SAP systems has always been challenging and expensive in development. George Chen explains how you can dramatically reduce the development effort in system integration by exploring the generic presentation of functions/methods and the generic presentation of parameters in a generic Remote Function Call (RFC).
Matt Vasey shows how to use native SAP HANA modelling techniques and enhancements to provide end users with a user-friendly, real-time variable selection process across massive amounts of data.
Adam Getz explains some basic concepts in the SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2 query and reporting tool. Follow step-by-step instructions to learn how to configure geographic data within a Web Intelligence 4.2 query so that the geographical data can be displayed and analyzed in both a map and chart format. Learn how to configure geographic data fields using Web Intelligence 4.2 so that the geographic data fields can be analyzed within geographic maps and charts.
Akash Kumar explains the concept of blockchain and explores the services released by SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service that allow users to develop blockchain scenarios.
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.
Ned Falk shows two options for creating scorecards with the new scorecard-visualization component in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6.
Shreekant Shiralkar, Deepak Sawant, and Jyoti Jain explain the new SAP HANA Direct Access and SAP HANA Online connection options introduced with SAP BusinessObjects 4.2 to connect to SAP HANA views. Follow their step-by-step instructions for connecting BusinessObjects Web Intelligence documents to SAP HANA views.
Ingo Hilgefort explains the SAP Lumira 1.30 and 1.31 updates. In addition, he provides a detailed step-by-step guide about the most important new features, and an overview of the recent updates to the product roadmap as well.
Akash Kumar explains the benefits, design principles, and architecture of SAP BW/4HANA, and shows how to leverage them.
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Frank Bulacher is the manager of SAP CH, Alstom Switzerland. He has over 14 years of BI experience in the U.S. and Europe.
Stephanie Huber is a senior consultant for business intelligence at Deloitte Consulting, with extensive SAP BI experience.
Rich Chlebek has 19+ years of SAP BI experience; currently, he's a director of business intelligence at BIPC.
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