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SAP Professional Journal/BI – 
Joerg Boeke shows how to speed up your SAP HANA calculation views by avoiding obsolete data at the database level. Learn about a dynamic method for reading data from any existing SAP HANA or SAP BW table, and gain insight into how to use SAP HANA data staging to speed up data loading and reporting. 

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by Vinayak Gole, Senior Business Intelligence Consultant, TATA Consultancy July 11, 2017
BI – 
Vinayak Gole explains the options for connecting SAP Lumira and SAP HANA. Learn about direct connectivity to SAP HANA models (which enables efficient data exploration) and connectivity through a semantic layer (which enables users to easily navigate through complex data to build storyboards and present data effectively).

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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 Pravin Datar, Director, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidations Solution Management April 12, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 
Pravin Datar shows how to use each of the data sources available in SAP BusinessObjects Cloud to connect to many on-premise and cloud data sources. He also reviews the use cases and the configuration required for them.

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by Boris Knizhnik, Vice President, BIK Information Services, Inc. April 4, 2017
BI – 
Boris Knizhnik shows an easier way to documenting Web Intelligence reports using Powershell and the SAP Raylight Representational State Transfer (RESTful) Web Services application programming interface.

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by Taha M. Mahmoud, Senior BI Consultant March 21, 2017
BI – 
Taha M. Mahmoud shows how to implement security in the Universe using enterprise database security tables. He also provides a comparison between using enterprise database security tables or using the Information Design Tool security editor to help you to understand when and where to use each approach.

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by Ned Falk, Senior Education Consultant, SAP March 8, 2017
BI – 

Ned Falk shows two options for creating scorecards with the new scorecard-visualization component in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6.


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BI – 
Xavier Hacking shows how to design, create, and deploy mobile applications with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform.

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by Shreekant W. Shiralkar, Global Head, SAP Analytics CoE, Tata Consultancy | Deepak Sawant , Leader of SAP BW Center of Excellence, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. | Jyoti Jain, Associate at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. February 21, 2017
BI – 

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.


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by Shreekant W. Shiralkar, Global Head, SAP Analytics CoE, Tata Consultancy | Deepak Sawant , Leader of SAP BW Center of Excellence, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. | Jyoti Jain, Associate at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. February 15, 2017
BI – 
Shreekant Shiralkar, Deepak Sawant, and Jyoti Jain devised a quick checklist to teach you SAP BW BEx Query design best practices and to help you build performance-optimized SAP BW BEx Queries. They also review the three SAP BusinessObjects connection types to help you decide which SAP BusinessObjects connection type is right for your scenario.

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by Ingo Hilgefort, Vice President of Product Management, Visual BI Solutions February 7, 2017
BI – 

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.


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by Akash Kumar, Technical Consultant, SAP Labs January 23, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Akash Kumar explains the benefits, design principles, and architecture of SAP BW/4HANA, and shows how to leverage them.


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BI – 
In this demo video, Taha M. Mahmoud shows how to use the security editor in the Information Design Tool to create different security profiles.

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by Taha M. Mahmoud, Senior BI Consultant December 27, 2016
BI – 

Taha M. Mahmoud offers a comprehensive introduction to the enterprise security model in the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform. Learn about the main differences among the three different security levels in the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform 4.x: object-level, application-level, and Universe-level security. Find the right references to know more about each security level, and get two helpful security matrix templates to use for your own security implementation projects.


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by Anurag Barua, Independent SAP Advisor December 21, 2016
BI – 
Anurag Barua provides a technical and functional overview of SAP BusinessObjects Roambi to help you determine where it fits into your BI self-service strategy and BI analytics roadmap overall.

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by Ingo Hilgefort, Vice President of Product Management, Visual BI Solutions December 12, 2016
BI – 

Ingo Hilgefort finishes his three-part series of articles about creating better dashboards by providing details about the final four steps, including the actual dashboard design phases and its roll-out to users.


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by Ingo Hilgefort, Vice President of Product Management, Visual BI Solutions November 14, 2016
BI – 
Ingo Hilgefort walks you through the first four steps of his eight-step process for building better dashboards.

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by Shreekant W. Shiralkar, Global Head, SAP Analytics CoE, Tata Consultancy | Deepak Sawant , Leader of SAP BW Center of Excellence, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. | Jyoti Jain, Associate at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. November 7, 2016
BI – 
Shreekant Shiralkar, Deepak Sawant, and Jyoti Jain explain the step-by-step procedure for creating a Business Intelligence Consumer Services (BICS) connection and then using it to connect three BusinessObjects reporting tools: Web Intelligence, Design Studio, and BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office, to an SAP BW BEx Query.

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