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Stay Ahead: Attend TechEd for these SAP BI BusinessObjects Roadmaps, Lectures & Hands-on (Platform Agnostic)

This is a quote from a past SAP TechEd attendee:

“There’s always a great deal to learn at the conference. But the key reason [Community:to attend SAP TechEd] each year is to focus on areas within BI, and to learn and understand the latest choices and direction that SAP is moving towards. We also often have the opportunity to meet with SAP executives to help guide future product direction” SOURCE

Derek Loranca came up with this idea to feature the SAP TechEd BI platform agnostic sessions for SAP TechEd Las Vegas – meaning those that do not rely on a BW/SAP ERP backend.  I didn’t realize myself that there were so many until we started looking at the list, which we reviewed together and is listed below.

Platform developers, architects, and business users can take advantage of road map sessions to learn about the strategy, planning, execution, and collaboration available with solutions including:

SAP Roadmap – mostly Platform Agnostic:
Road Maps – SAP Lumira Suite
Road Maps – SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4
Road Maps – SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite Mobile Solutions
Road Maps – SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence and SAP HANA

With SAP TechEd, as SAP’s premiere technical education conference, and experience hands-on workshops developed for SAP’s platform agnostic customers. 

SAP Hands-on Sessions (platform agnostic):
Customizing SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence for Your Business (BI admin)
Take Full Advantage of SAP HANA Features and Performance with SAP BusinessObjects BI Solutions
Enterprise Reporting Portal Using SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Best Practices for Creating Complex Predictive Models with SAP Predictive Analysis
Learn How to Implement End-to-End Self-Service Business Intelligence


Picture from last year’s hands-on session by SAP TechEd photographer.

There are several lecture sessions for BI platform agnostic customers as well:

SAP Lecture Sessions – mostly Platform Agnostic:
Road Map: SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio & SAP BusinessObjects Dashboard
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4 Sizing – What You Need to Know
How to Pick the Right Business Intelligence Tool for the Job
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4 Deployment Tip Book
Understanding Security and Rights in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1
Enabling Single Sign-On Between SAP HANA and SAP BusinessObjects Software
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Lifecycle Management Console
An Integration of Apache Hadoop, SAP HANA, and SAP BusinessObjects
Create Simple, Engaging, and Collaborative User Experiences with BI Data
Integrating SAP Lumira into Your Existing BI 4 Landscape
Leveraging SAP BusinessObjects Mobile SDK for Your Analytical Needs
An In-Depth Look at In-Memory Predictive Analytics for Developers
What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.1 – Why the Timing is Right to Upgrade
SAP Crystal Reports Software Development Kit – Add Reporting to Your Custom Applications
Enterprise Self-Service BI from the Desktop to the Web and Cloud

So hopefully you see you can obtain a comprehensive education on SAP solutions for analytics, business intelligence (BI), and mobile BI, as well as SAP HANA. If you’re gearing up to upgrade to the latest release of the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform, or sizing and administering the servers, there’s plenty of content at SAP TechEd 2013 to help you select the right tool for the job.   You can take advantage of this unique opportunity to expand your skill base – to excel at your job.

Platform agnostic solutions covered in include SAP Lumira (formerly SAP Visual Intelligence) SAP BusinessObjects Predictive AnalyticsSAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence , SAP Crystal ReportsBI Platform, SAP BusinessObjects Mobile

You can view all BusinessObjects sessions here.  Also view the 6 ASUG BI Influence Council sessions at TechEd here.

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Do you use the SAP BusinessObjects Semantic Layer (aka The Universe)? Then have your say at SAP TechEd.

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