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SAP's steve.lucas2 provided today's keynote at BI2014 (co-located with HANA 2014 and Admin 2014)

Figure 1: Source: SAP

Message is around innovation.

Steve said SAP Insider events are "always fantastic"

Vending machine demo was coming

The Lumira code shown is “warm”

He said he "loves topic of disruption"

Figure 2: Source: SAP

What’sApp – sold for billions – with only 55 employees

Why would Facebook buy?

What’sApp had over 450 million active accounts

What kind of scale is that?

10 years ago, this kind of scale not imaginable

Facebook first company with concept of 1 billion user accounts


Netflix not just deliver content to us but generate their own series


Disrupt transportation – press a button one time and a car shows up to take you where you want to go

Disruption comes from anywhere anytime

Is your company prepared for disruption in your industry?  Presentation today is to help you be prepared

Figure 3: Source: SAP

When showing Figure 3 Steve said we have to "Walk and chew gum here"

With an "Innovation factory" we need to find ways to innovate with factory precision

What does your factory need to produce?

As an example, Company NEST allows Steve to compare his energy consumption in real time to neighbors

Figure 4: Source: SAP

You want innovative things in real-time; Figure 4 shows the formula

Innovative goods + high value apps + real-time, relevant info = success in market

New materials for the innovation factory: internet of things, bigdata, cloud, mobile

Figure 5: Source: SAP

HANA platform means all in the above as shown in Figure 5 - it is a platform and and something integrate into.

You can use BusinessObjects with or without HANA, and the same with mobile

HANA Enterprise Cloud, which is a managed cloud can run HANA and Business Suite

How does the platform enable the innovation factory? "Ingest raw materials to deliver applications real time with this platform".

Figure 6: Source: SAP

Batch to real time allows changing the processes

Analyze  “after 20 years still look through rear view mirror”.  Now we can use Predictive analytics using to look ahead

World class UX comes with SAP Mobile platform

Figure 7: Source: SAP

New South Wales Fire & Rescue uses a project minder concept where it analyzes information using predictive to enable predictions around disaster relevance to

save lives

Velux is using BW on HANA for analytics

Spirit has a range of different examples with finance on HANA and is looking at business processes running ERP on HANA

With HANA SAP has over 5K customers; had 0 3.5 years ago

Next, Nic Smith of SAP gave a SAP Lumira demonstration with March Madness data - go to or College Basketball Analysis Powered by SAP Lumira & Predictive Analytics

Pictured: Steve Lucas on left, Nic Smith on the right.

More to come

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