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March 2014

Business Intelligence News

Strategies for creating an information-driven culture

  1. Featured Content
  2. Customer Stories
  3. Upcoming Events & Webinars

Welcome to the March Issue of Business Intelligence News!

Cutting-edge developers love to experiment and build innovative solutions that bring better value to their business. This month, we are covering topics on the next wave of software development kits (SDKs) and partner integrations with SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence (BI) solutions. These articles will explore how SDKs can provide you with new and exciting opportunities to create, customize, integrate, and extend your solution to portals, mobile, and third-party applications.

During the month of April, we’ll cover more topics that can help you take your BI program to the next level and can help you create an information-driven culture across your organization. If you would like to receive the newsletter as an e-mail, you can subscribe to upcoming issues here.

Deepa Sankar, Senior Director of Marketing - Business Intelligence


Jayne Landry, Global VP and GM Business Intelligence at SAP and Eron Kelly, GM SQL Server at Microsoft jointly announced the public preview of Power BI connectivity to SAP BusinessObjects BI universes on March 3-6, 2014 at the Sharepoint Conference.  With this new connector, SAP BusinessObjects customers can extend the trusted, enterprise data to their Excel users and deliver a single version of truth across the organization.

Learn more about the connector and how it can be beneficial to you »

2014 Business Intelligence SDKs: Developing the Next Generation of Applications for BI

Terry Penner from the business intelligence (BI) product team at SAP discusses the latest BI SDK highlights and shares SDK priorities for upcoming releases. Topics include SAP Lumira, SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio, mobile for business intelligence, SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence software, and SAP BusinessObjects BI Universe Connectivity.

Stay informed about the latest BI SDK highlights »

Take Control of Your Mobile BI and How to Make it YOUR App

Transform the SAP BusinessObjects Mobile to make it YOUR app. Customize functionality, brand, behavior, and extend the app with new charts and visualization with the Mobile BI (MoBI) SDK. This blog gets you started on customizing, extending, integrating, and distributing with MoBI SDK.


With a renewed focus on extensibility for the SAP BusinessObjects BI4, organizations have increased flexibility to offer new ways for business users to make data-driven decisions.From interactive mapping to Big Data visualizations, you can explore how SDKs and the tools built on top of them are providing value today – and new, exciting possibilities you can take advantage of in the near future.