BI News: October Edition
Business Intelligence News
Strategies for creating an information-driven culture
Welcome to the October issue of Business Intelligence News!
At the heart of Business Intelligence and creating a data-driven culture is an ability to understand and trust information. Central to making well-informed and sound decisions, in business and in life, is the ability to think critically. In this first blog, in a series, learn about the Five Step Approach to Critical Thinking.
How do you use analytics today? And how can you ensure that future generations use analytics in a way that makes sense? James Fisher, VP, Analytics Product Marketing shares his thoughts on ways to use enterprise business intelligence solutions to bring people together and have them collectively engage with data – and each other.
Big Data and tools such as SAP Lumira aren’t just for big corporations to make big profits. They can also be used for good when in the hands of some smart and talented Data Scientist.
SAP talks a lot about SAP HANA, but did you know that we have other great technology to support a Big Data story for those on a budget? This blog from a member of the SAP Sybase IQ team explains how SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions and SAP Sybase IQ are delivering real value.
We all run into situations in our everyday life where we have to make “better informed” decisions. The concept of “better-informed” decisions is distinctly different than the concept of “better” decisions— the former is generally a choice, whereas the latter often results from an action. Kaan Turnali from SAP discusses his real-life experience of visiting his favorite Organic deli on a Friday evening that led to better informed decisions.
Titanium Metals has been with SAP for over a decade, utilizing our BW and ECC solutions. When they decided to invest in business intelligence software, picking SAP was a no-brainer.
Listen to Paul Fernandez explain how they visualized a global set of KPI’s in one dashboard to ‘change the way they managed their orders’ in this SAP Customer Testimonial Video.
October 27-29, 2013: Midmarket CIO Forum – Tucson, Arizona
November 11, 2013: BI Innovation & Implementation – Free Online Training
November 20 – 22, 2013: Reporting and Analytics 2013 – Orlando, Florida
November 21: Guide to the SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 DCP (Desktop Intelligence Compatibility Pack) – Migration Webinar