Reporting & Analytics: Case study: Resistance is futile — How Breakthru Beverage delivers SAP HANA model analysis and visualizations to users who insist on Excel

  • by Desmond Foley, Breakthru Beverage Group
  • March 7, 2019
Find out how Breakthru Beverage accommodates the needs of analysts who insist on using Microsoft Excel, while also leveraging its investment in SAP HANA models.

Find out how Breakthru Beverage accommodates the needs of analysts who insist on using Microsoft Excel, while also leveraging its investment in SAP HANA models. Get useful lessons from the company’s experience, including:

  • How Breakthru Beverage engaged its user community in a series of user acceptance tests to choose between the SAP-provided MDX connector, SAP BusinessObjects Analysis for Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Power Query
  • How strengths and weaknesses of Excel-based analytical options were determined based on the needs of the company’s user community, and how SAP BusinessObjects Analysis was chosen Impacts of SAP HANA model construction on the options available.

 

Desmond Foley

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