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ASUG BI Community Newsflash

We are planning for ASUG at SAP TechEd Las Vegas.  We also just finished 50 webcasts this year with over 10K registered and more are planned.   Please let us know what else you’d like to see our group do for you.

SAP TechEd Las Vegas: October 2-5

October 1st ASUG SAP TechEd Preconference Sessions are open for Registration! Jumpstart your conference experience by attending an ASUG pre-conference seminar. Join the best minds in the industry, in a unique configuration to foster face-to-face networking and knowledge sharing.

Data Visualization and Dashboards with SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud App Design

This full day hands-on workshop will provide customers with an overview on SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud App Building capabilities.

Attendees will lean which role SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud App Building can play as part of their overall SAP Landscape and how they can integrate with their existing on-premise and cloud based data sources.

You will have the opportunity to directly work with SAP Cloud Analytics and SAP Cloud Analytics App Building in combination with SAP BW and SAP HANA and create live a variety of dashboards.

Register today!

Read more here

ASUG/SAP TechEd Sessions:

AIN115 - Quicken Implementations: Cloud ERP Using Seamless and Integrated Analytics
AIN116 - How to Accelerate Implementations of SAP S/4HANA Cloud
AIN117 - AI and NLP Techniques in Real-World Advanced Manufacturing
AIN225 - Interactive Influence: Application Building with SAP Analytics Cloud
AIN226 - 360° View of Your Business with SAP Fiori Launchpad KPI Tiles Dashboard
AIN227 - SAP Analytics Cloud Influence Session
AIN228 - How ArcelorMittal Analyzes Custom ABAP and Prepares for SAP S/4HANA
AIN229 - Best Practices from Loblaw for Accelerating Innovation and Testing
AIN309 - Learn How to Build a Huge Analytics Platform with SAP Analytics
DAT221 - Integrate Enterprise Analytics Using Azure Data Lake on Cloud at Microsoft
DAT312 - How American Hotel Register uses SAP HANA based EDW for next gen analytics

Opportunities to Influence

Please join ASUG on September 17th for this Webcast to kick off the ASUG Influence Council  for SAP Analysis Office. One of the unique values of ASUG is the opportunity to influence SAP.


  • Introduction to the Influence council

  • Overview of SAP Analysis

  • SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office

  • Influence council charter and next steps

Register here.

Are you ready to Influence SAP? Join ASUG at SAP TechEd Las Vegas for these ASUG Influence sessions

SAP and ASUG Volunteers invite your input at these ASUG Influence Sessions at SAP TechEd (October 2-5, Las Vegas). ASUG SAP Point of Contact Ingo Hilgefort spoke about the power of one voice, something that Influence Councils provide, in this blog.

The ASUG Influence sessions are planned to be interactive and discussion-oriented, and some will include presentations from SAP about future product and roadmap direction. This is a unique opportunity for you to give feedback to SAP about current product development and help SAP shape a strategy for the future. SAP welcomes input from all users at these sessions, so make your voice heard and attend. Please consider adding these sessions to your agenda:

AIN225 - Interactive Influence: Application Building with SAP Analytics Cloud

AIN227 - SAP Analytics Cloud Influence Session

AIN308 - Interactive Influence: SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform

AIN401 - Interactive Influence: SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office
AIN402 - ASUG Influence Council: SAP Lumira, Designer Edition
AIN403 - Interactive Influence: SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

DAT401 - ASUG Influence Council: Enterprise Data Warehouse

AIN114 - Interactive Influence: Review and Influence SAP Mobile Analytics Strategy

BI+A Analytics Conference

Become a part of the next-generation business intelligence and analytics users.  By attending you will witness what companies are doing and leave with inspiration and game-changing ideas.

2 for 1 Special

  • Get in early and save

  • Receive conference updates

  • Start planning your trip today

Read more here

Source: Eventful Conferences

Did you know that call for speakers is open?  Call for Speakers for BI+Analytics 2019 is Now Open #BIAConf @BIAConference

Establish yourself as a thought leader

Learn more here

#askSAP Fall Innovations Update 

Register now for  #askSAP Analytics Innovations Community Call - SAP Analytics Fall 2018 Innovation Update



Topic: SAP Analytics Fall 2018 Innovation Update

October 18, 2018 -  8:00 am PDT | 11:00 am EDT | 5:00 pm CEST 


Analytics are the window into an Intelligent Enterprise and the landscapes are always changing, evolving, and improving.  We’ve gone from ‘governed BI’ to ‘modern and agile BI with data discovery’, to the acceptance of cloud analytics and now emergent ‘smart BI’ using AI and machine learning to provide natural language interfaces. Innovation is moving both technology and the benefits it can offer organizations rapidly forward - on premise, in the cloud, and hybrid.


Join SAP for our final #askSAP Analytics Innovations Community Call of 2018 to see how we’re bringing analytics together, making analytics easier, and delivering modern innovation in the cloud.


On this call, you will learn about:

  • SAP’s vision for analytics as we head into 2019

  • Smart predict capabilities in SAP Analytics Cloud

  • Enhanced hybrid capabilities and what’s ahead in SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.3

  • Application design elements for SAP Analytics Cloud

  • End to end analytics and data management with SAP Analytics Cloud


This is your opportunity to be part of the discussion and engage with the SAP product experts.  Joining us for this call are:


  • Steve McHugh, Director, Enterprise BI / Hybrid Analytics Product Marketing, SAP


  • Gerrit Kazmaier, SVP & Head of Development for SAP Analytics, SAP HANA, and Database and Data Management, SAP

  • Richard Mooney, Product Management, Predictive Analytics, SAP

  • Adrian Westmoreland, Product Management, SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP

  • Ingo Hilgefort, Chief Product Expert, SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP

  • Lothar Henkes, VP Product Management BW, SAP


SAP looks forward to providing you with the latest information and addressing your questions.

Don’t miss this informative, interactive event on October 18.


Register today


Upcoming Webcasts

September 10 Get Ready for SAP TechEd Las Vegas Register here

September 17  BI: ASUG Analysis Influence Council Relaunch

September 18 Flexible conversion possibilities to SAP BW/4HANA

September 25 Dip Your Toe Into SAP Leonardo: Industry Innovation Kits as the Key to the Intelligent Enterprise

September 26 BI: How to deliver self-service reporting via the Web Intelligence Shared Elements

October 9 SAP Leonardo for Retail: Zero Waste Option

October 10: What’s new in SAP BOBJ Web Intelligence 4.2 SP07?

More are being planned

For a list of our 2018 webinar recordings/replays please see this link.


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