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ASUG Business Intelligence Monthly Bulletin

Welcome to the latest issue of the BI Bulletin, a monthly newsletter keeping you up-to-date on important Business Warehouse and Business Intelligence initiatives, events, and member offerings. This newsletter features sections that highlight various activities and action items for you to be aware of. We hope this information allows you to take full advantage of your ASUG membership.

2016 ASUG Annual Conference BI Brochure

Speaking of SAPPHIRE® NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, did you know that more than 50 sessions will be focused on Business Intelligence / SAP® BusinessObjects™ solutions, all selected by your ASUG BI volunteers. Also, several Influence sessions will be dedicated to topics of interest to SAP BusinessObjects users. Meet your ASUG BI volunteers in this brochure and say hello to them when you see them at ASUG Annual Conference.

If that's not enough, Steve Wozniak is the keynote speaker and Coldplay is the entertainment.


Download conference mobile application today.

Want to influence ASUG BI content? Meet Derek Loranca at this roundtable session or connect with him in the ASUG Hub.

ASUG BI + Analytics Conference: Call for Speakers

New Orleans, October 17–20

The call for proposals for ASUG BI + Analytics Conference, formerly known as SABOC and taking place October 17–20, is open until May 25, 2016.

Click here to propose a session.

How to Impress the ASUG Program Committee team:

  • Start with a clever title, one that will entice your audience (12 words or less).
  • Cover what you’ll be discussing thoroughly, but concisely.
  • Suggest including at least three key learning points or primary goals.
  • Make sure to state if you expect your audience to have some minimum level of experience or knowledge—what are the prerequisites?
  • Ensure that your session will include robust content—how-to guides, tips, and case studies.
Benefits to you:
  • Professional recognition by your industry and peers.
  • Complimentary registration to the event.

Questions? Contact

New this year: Save the date for Monday, October 17 as a Pre-Conference day.

BARC Survey – Win a Chance for a $50 Gift Card

The BARC BI Survey 2016 started a few weeks ago and will run until the end of May. SAP customers can take the survey here.

Key points:

  • Link for SAP
  • The survey is scheduled to run until the end of May.
  • It should take about 15 minutes to complete.
  • Business and technical users, as well as consultants, are all welcome to participate.
  • Answers will be used anonymously.
  • Participants will:
    • Receive a summary of the survey results when they are published.
    • Be entered into a draw to win one of ten $50 Amazon vouchers.
    • Ensure that their experience is included in the final analyses.
The survey will run through May. Click here for your chance to win a gift card!

Upcoming May Webcasts:

Please Note: If you cannot attend the live broadcast, the webcast will be recorded. The link to the recording will be posted on this event page and emailed to all registrants. Additionally, the audience link that is sent with the confirmation of registration can be used as an on-demand playback after the event has concluded.

Useful Links:

Free OpenSAP Course Cloud for Analytics

Free Trial BI4.2 SAP Cloud Appliance Library

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