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DSLayer: ASUG Annual Conference/SAPPHIRE NOW pre-show

We sat down with our pal Jon Reed to talk about all the stuff we’re looking forward to at conference next week.

Head on over to to snag a direct download, or you can get it from iTunes.

Show notes:

00:01 – Introductions

00:33 – Jon Reed gets excited about coffee

01:00 – Community News

02:01 – Excitement for SAPPHIRE

02:44 – SAP Enterprise HANA Cloud announcement reactions

04:20 – Is HANA powered by Bill McDermott’s hair?

05:43 – Greg spreads a little F.U.D. about Adobe. Whoops.

06:58 – Jon has some insight into some pearls from Hasso

08:58 – Ruminations on the reprecussions on Entrprise HANA cloud

11:30 – Changes in Analytics team leadership at SAP

14:45 – Eric steers the conversation back to SAPPHIRE

15:15 – Jon gets caught eating a pickle

16:00 – Jon remarks on how the BI4 Pre-conference session is the only one sold out

17:22 – Eric gets a little too excited about the Seth Goden keynote

18:07 – Jon is a reluctant cynical fan

20:00 – Get out on the show floor during SAPPHIRE

21:10 – “If you don’t know who to talk to, find a Mentor.”

21:43 – Get the new mobile app. It’s live now.

23:04 – To ASUG News, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

24:18 – Jon gets informational

26:00 – Jon needs another pickle

27:25 – Jon does a killer Bonnie Raitt impression

29:00 – Will there be innovation for me at SAPPHIRE?

32:15 – Eric is surprised

33:30 – Jamie clearly needs to listen to our past episodes

36:00 – Jon drops a new analogy on us

39:00 – SAPPHIRE for newbies

40:00 – SAP Analytics Challenge

43:00 – Have you ever watched online?

46:00 – Wrap-up and thanks

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      Former Member

      Greg is just so tall, it's hard not to give him 5 stars.

      Author's profile photo Eric Vallo
      Eric Vallo

      If you are going to listen to our podcast for any reason whatsoever, listen to hear Jon Reed sing.