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September 2014

Business Intelligence News

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Welcome to the September Issue of Business Intelligence News!


The Countdown on Data Visualization Has Begun - Top 10 Reasons Why SAP Will Deliver

Data visualization is a massive market and has been placed in an interesting part of the ecosystem. Steve Lucas, global president of platform solutions, reflects on how SAP sets itself apart from competitors in “Top 10 Reasons SAP Will Deliver the Best Data Visualization Experience.”

Big Data: Creating the Power to Move Heaven and Earth

By 2020, about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on the planet. Currently, the vast majority of data never gets used – only 0.5% of data is ever analyzed. The big (data) question is: what does this mean for our world?

Make Better Decisions by Combining Business Intelligence (BI) with Social Collaboration

The SAP Jam social software platform supports social collaboration across the entire business network. As a company-wide solution, it enables employees, partners, and customers to handle business-specific problems and scenarios. New to SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) suite 4.1 is the integration with SAP Jam, which allows you to bring business context to reports and dashboards while providing collaboration that is supported by data. This blog offers an overview of this collaboration integration.

Find out how you can make better decisions »

Choosing the Right Client for SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite

The SAP BusinessObjects BI suite is a complete business intelligence solution. A set of clients supports work for content developers, business analysts, executives, and data scientists. Understanding which client is best suited for which business problem is essential to assure a successful deployment.

DataGeek III - Thrones of Data

The DataGeek Challenge returns this year with a new world of fantastical insights. Last year, the Lord of Dark Data was defeated, but a new threat has since emerged with even greater consequences. Dark Data Walkers have disrupted the harmony of data in the land of Datarous. Without your help, all that was good in this world may fall into the hands of reckless insight and danger.

Join the fight against the Dark Data Walkers in DataGeek III - Thrones of Data »

SAP Spices Up Its Predictive Analytics and Visualization Apps

Exciting updates to SAP Lumira software have been implemented to further raise the bar in the data visualization market. The SAP InfiniteInsight solution 7.0 utilizes geospatial dimensions within predictive tools and boosts its database support by adding coverage for Apache Hive data warehouse software 11 and 12, as well as for products from Greenplum, a division of Pivotal Software Inc.

Learn more about the updated version of SAP Lumira and advanced integration with SAP BI suite »


SRAM Corporation is one of the largest bicycle components companies in the world. Find out how SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence solutions helped it grow its business, acquire companies, meet IPO reporting requirements, and automate and better analyze real-time data in this video.


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June 2014

May: BI4.1 Migration

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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