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Yesterday SAP’s Derek Wang and ASUG Volunteer derek.loranca conducted this ASUG webcast “SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform Influence Council Kick-off”

The purpose was to review the next iteration of council and what kind of platforms needed, and review the requirements to join council.

This is the new round of the council, an open call for new members.

Figure 1: Source: SAP

Derek said this council will be the “Collective voice of the customer” and an opportunity for you to hear from your peers.

Figure 2: Source: SAP

The council topics are listed above in Figure 2.

Figure 3: Source: SAP

Derek Wang said the topics listed above in Figure 3 would not be covered by this ASUG BI Platform Influence council.

Figure 4: Source: SAP

Derek Wang said this council will meet every month or every two months.

This council is also meeting at SAP TechEd Las Vegas in October

Figure 5: Source: SAP

Figure 5 shows the participant profile with example roles. 

Derek said you need to show up to the monthly meetings; if you cannot make it send someone else

To participate, complete the survey.

Question & Answer

Q: How long is enrollment open?

A: A few weeks

Q: How much experience?

A: If you haven’t logged on to the CMC you probably not a good fit for the council…

To join the ASUG BI Platform Influence Council, please complete this survey:

Note you must be an ASUG member to join the Council.

Consider Customer Connect call for the BI Platform on July 17th

You are also invited to join the Customer Connect call for the BI Platform at 10:00 AM Eastern July 17th

ASUG membership is not required but you do need to be a member of an SAP User Group.

Invitation to Final Call for Customer Connection Focus Topic BusinessObjects BI Platform

Web Conference Link:
Participant Passcode:  650 786 4240

US and Canada   1-866-312-7353 tel:18663127353,,6507864240#
US and Canada   1-646-434-0499 tel:16464340499,,6507864240#
US and Canada   1-720-897-6637 tel:17208976637,,6507864240#
US and Canada   1-484-427-2544 tel:14844272544,,6507864240#

Also see attached .ics file for information to join and add it to your calendar.

For more information see Customer Connection for the BI BusinessObjects Platform - See how you can influence SAP

Join us at SAP TechEd - ASUG Pre-Conference Session

SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 with SAP BW and ERP - Everything You Need in One Day (hands-on)

Full-Day Seminar

Monday, October 21, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

US$595 ASUG member; US$695 ASUG non-member

Abstract: In this workshop, you will learn how to use the new SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 suite products in combination with SAP NetWeaver® BW and SAP NetWeaver BW on SAP HANA®. It will provide you with practical oriented guidance and best practices that you can leverage right away at your own company. You will learn about topics such as data connectivity for SAP ERP, SAP NetWeaver BW, and SAP NetWeaver BW on SAP HANA; user management; data security; and portal integrations. You will get to experience the following products yourself:

• SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office v 1.4

• SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP Edition 4.1

• SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1

• Web Intelligence 4.1

• SAP Lumira

• SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 4.1

• Crystal Reports® for Enterprise 4.1

• Mobile BI

All the products are based on the latest release of SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 in combination with SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP NetWeaver BW on SAP HANA.  Join SAP Mentor ingo.hilgefort and ASUG Volunteers for this session.

Register today.

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