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May 2014

Business Intelligence News

Strategies for creating an information-driven culture

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

Welcome to the May Issue of Business Intelligence News!

The SAPPHIRE NOW conference and ASUG Annual Conference is just around the corner. This is a great opportunity for customers to meet experts from SAP and our partners, whether you want to learn about latest innovations or just about planning for the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) platform, version 4.1 migration. In this edition we’ll give you a preview of various sessions and BI innovations that will be showcased at the conferences. We will continue to expand on this theme next month with highlights from the conference. We look forward to seeing you all at SAPPHIRE NOW from June 3-5, 2014, in Orlando, Florida.

Deepa Sankar, Senior Director of Marketing - Business Intelligence


Planning to upgrade to SAP BI 4.1? Why don’t you come to SAPPHIRE NOW – ASUG Annual Conference?

Attend this session to learn about the best practices for planning and migrating your SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise software, version 3.x environment to the SAP BusinessObjects BI, version 4.x release. Since the session is built around actual and current customer migration success stories, you will get a chance to review the lessons learned from successful, large, and critical customer migration upgrade projects.

Learn more about business intelligence (BI) migration and sessions here »

Learn How SAP Analytics Empowers Collective Insight at Sapphire Now in Orlando

We live in a connected world where Big Data, people, machines, and processes are interlinked in an internet of everything. Connecting information to the work we do every day enables us to quickly discover what’s happening and then act with the power of collective insight. Analytics solutions from SAP uniquely enable this by delivering an enterprise business intelligence solution that gives you the power to engage with all your data. All of this and more will be covered at Sapphire Now in Orlando.

We Don't Innovate Alone

SAP Lumira software, SAP Fiori apps, the SAP HANA platform, SAP BusinessObjects BI, SAP Mobile Secure portfolio, SAP Mobile Platform, Portal, and SAP Gateway technology are on the agenda as the ecosystem of the Business Information Technology (BIT) India Info-Days tours partner the length and breadth of India with one basic message – innovate together.

Enabling an Information-Driven Culture with Notation Standards in Business Communication

According to Gartner, studies show that roughly 10-15% of people in an organization have access to business intelligence (BI) and analytics today. Gartner predicts that figure to rise to 75% by 2020. But what will they be doing? And what are we doing to make BI and analytics useful to all of them? Modern technologies applied to BI and analytics projects are part of the answer, but there’s more to it.

Find out how your organization can become successful with the right BI and analytics tools »

Want some BI with your SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference?

So, you're interested in BI and heading to Orlando in June? Are you looking for a list of sessions on the agenda to help strengthen your travel and attendance request? Looking for an easy way to highlight the BI sessions on the agenda? Then this blog is for you!

The First Business Intelligence Project Ever

In the buzz around Big Data, it’s worth remembering that analytics is as old as business computing itself. In 1953, LEO (Lyons Electronic Office) was the first computer in the world used to manage a business – and it was essentially created in order to do business intelligence.

See how business intelligence has evolved  »


Daimler Trucks is one of the largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles in North America. The company has 20,000 employees and 2,000 customer locations. Their SAP Lumira software project is an over–the-counter excellence initiative. The goal is to identify and track potential sales for their dealers. Daimler Trucks has been working with the BI Design Council and that has allowed them to collaborate with the SAP Lumira development team in order to influence product features that meet their business needs.



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Read Previous Issues:

April: BI Strategy II

March: SDKs and Partner Integration

February: Self-Service BI

January: 2013 Highlights

December: BI Strategy

November: BI Myths

October: Critical Thinking

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