BI & HANA: Case study: How the City of Chicago uses BI on BI to improve metadata management, increase security, and save money

  • by Dariusz Zyskowski, City of Chicago
  • March 1, 2019
Find out how the City of Chicago leverages SAP BusinessObjects BI to secure and manage its metada drawn from sources in various departments.

In the City of Chicago, SAP BusinessObjects BI is used by multiple departments including 311, 911, police, fire, and purchasing, and as the city has placed increased importance on analytics, its metadata has exploded in volume. To effectively manage and secure that data, it is crucial to have a thorough understanding of both its sources and uses. In this session, find out how the city leverages SAP BusinessObjects BI to achieve this, including how it: 

  • Applies BI principles to its business intelligence to gain efficiency, increase security, implement cross-charging, measure real BI usage, and optimize internal resources
  • Implemented data lineage in SAP BusinessObjects to provide 100% confidence in the data being delivered
  • Uses SAP BusinessObjects BI and third-party SDK tools to monitor user and session activity and adjust licensing accordingly
  • Provides key metrics to metadata to executives for more informed decision making

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