Business Objects and SAP business intelligence News
May 19, 2015
Despite the newness of SAP's S/4HANA, some companies are wasting no time to implement the product. Others are taking a wait-and-see attitude.
March 31, 2015
The announcement of SAP S/4HANA promises a new world of lightning-fast processes, but making it a reality will not be simple.
October 22, 2014
A slew of new cloud BI and analytics announcements could give businesses more reasons to consider whether now is the time to jump into the cloud for data analysis applications.
July 15, 2014
In this news roundup, SAP announces it is broadening its alliance with geospatial analytics vendor Esri and says SAP Demand Signal Management 2.0 is now generally available.
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The HANA in-memory database has evolved from a specialized analytics platform to core infrastructure for more and more of SAP's applications, including cloud ERP. The company has even redesigned its flagship ERP product to take advantage of ... Continue Reading
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This excerpt from 'Implementing SAP HANA, 2nd Edition,' explains the ins and outs of row and column storage, and how SAP HANA's approach to data storage can improve compression and performance. Continue Reading
In this chapter from 'SAP Simple Finance: An Introduction,' SAP provides an inside look at Simple Finance and how HANA technology helps the system remove redundantly stored data. Continue Reading
SAP HANA offers many analytics tools that can benefit a company's supply chain -- but choose carefully when considering supply chain analytics options. Continue Reading
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When upgrading SAP BI, companies often give short shrift to project management and capacity testing. Here are tips for managing those tasks more easily. Continue Reading
You've deployed the SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence platform. To ensure that your investment in analytics isn't wasted, track certain metrics to learn if the platform is being used effectively. Continue Reading
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SAP BWA paved the way for the HANA in-memory database, so are the two all that similar? Ethan Jewett lays it out in this Ask the Expert column. Continue Reading
Looking for ways to get more out of SAP Business Warehouse (BW)? Expert Ethan Jewett lays out five key strategies all SAP BW teams should follow. Continue Reading
In this Ask the Expert column, Ethan Jewett explains the biggest difference between SAP BI and 'best of breed' tools, as well as other suites. Continue Reading