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by Anurag Barua, Principal, TruQua Enterprises | December 21, 2017
BI – 

SAP provides various ways for users to realize analytics and business intelligence that straddle the gamut of data warehouse types. They range from a small non-enterprise data warehouse footprint that focuses purely on highly aggregated key performance indicator (KPI)-based visualization to traditional data warehouse-based analytics using SAP BW 7.4 or 7.5 or SAP BW/4HANA. Embedded SAP BW lies within this spectrum. Anurag Barua explores the use cases for embedded SAP BW.


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by Robert Heidasch, Chief Innovation and Technology Lead, Accenture | December 21, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 
Robert Heidasch provides some examples of integration solutions based on SAP-provided replication tools that you can use to integrate SAP and non-SAP applications. The tools support a wide variety of data types (structured and unstructured) and formats (including data streams). 

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by George Chen, SAP Consultant, Lynk, Inc. | December 18, 2017
SAP Professional Journal/BI – 

Before sending data across systems you need to ensure both systems are on the same page regarding the data type. George Chen explains that if it is a unique composite data type from the called system, then you first need to send the definition of this data type to the calling system and have it re-created. If it is a unique complex data type from the called system, you need to disassemble this complex data structure.


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by Robert Heidasch, Chief Innovation and Technology Lead, Accenture | December 18, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Data and solution integration is becoming one of the most important aspects in enterprise architecture. Robert Heidasch describes the functionalities provided by SAP data replication and transformation solutions and their proper use.


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by Joerg Boeke, Independent BW Senior Consultant and Solution Architect | December 12, 2017
BI – 

Joerg Boeke shows the use of SAP HANA calculation views and procedures as data providers for complex calculation views. He explains the concept of graphical joins versus SQL Script-based joins in procedures being fed to calculation views. Step by step he demonstrates the new modeling concept and its advantages to cut down load times as well as remodeling phases.


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by Pravin Datar, Director, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidations Solution Management | December 11, 2017
BI/Financials – 

Pravin Datar shows how you can create flexible planning workbooks with measures, local calculations, and local hierarchies using the SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 11.0 embedded model and Analysis for Office.


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by Pravin Datar, Director, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidations Solution Management | December 6, 2017
BI/Financials – 

Pravin Datar explains how you can create hybrid planning applications using models created in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) and use them automatically in SAP Analytics Cloud. This functionality allows you not only to use SAP Analytics Cloud as a web front end of SAP BPC but also to provide functionality to extend corporate planning from SAP BPC, which can be on premise or private cloud to public cloud on SAP Analytics Cloud.