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Preview of ASUG Annual Conference 2014: Focus on Analysis Office/OLAP/Predictive


The 2014 ASUG Annual Conference is getting closer each day (June 3-5). With so many sessions to choose from, ASUG Volunteers have selected these sessions, highlighting the Analysis Suite.

This year, the 2014 ASUG Annual Conference is once again co-located with SAPPHIRE® NOW, June 3-5 in Orlando, Florida, at the Orange County Convention Center. The following is a snapshot of the education sessions hosted by the ASUG BI Community and its related Special Interest Group Analysis/BEx focusing on Analysis Office/OLAP/Predictive/Lumira:

Session # Title Date
202 Predictive Analysis Roadmap 6/3/2014
203 Using Analytics to Help Win the US Presidency 6/3/2014
204 Predictive Analytics for Procurement Lead Time Forecasting at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Using SAP HANA, R, and the SAP Predictive Analysis Toolset 6/3/2014
304 End-to-End SAP Lumira: Desktop, On-Premise, Cloud, and Beyond 6/3/2014
305 SAP BusinessObjects Analysis Roadmap to SAP BusinessObjects Analysis & Design Studio Roadmap 6/4/2014
410 SAP Lumira in Action at Eli Lilly 6/5/2014
1108 ASUG Influence Council for SAP Lumira 6/4/2014
1208 End Analysis Paralysis with the ASUG Analysis Influence Council 6/4/2014

We are excited that session 203 to have the Data Modeler from the successful Obama 2012 campaign to share how he used SAP software in the 2012 presidential election.

If you have already registered, great, we are looking forward to seeing you there. If you have not registered, take a look at the sessions and see how these sessions will help you and organizations now and into the future.  Browse both the ASUG Business Intelligence Session Schedule and Business Intelligence Community Brochure

Additionally, there is one pre-conference session on June 2nd related to this theme as well:

SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1, SAP BW, and SAP BW on HANA – All in One Day

Join SAP’s Ingo Hilgefort and ASUG BI Volunteers for this hands-on session to BI4.1, BW on HANA, and SAP Lumira

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.1 is the latest suite release from SAP and offers a broad set of BI tools to choose from. Each tool has its own special focus in the area of reporting and analytics. This full-day, hands-on seminar is a series of activities focused on SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 products in combination with SAP BW, BW on HANA, and SAP ERP. Attendees will learn to use the different products from the SAP BusinessObjects BI suite 4.1 in combination with SAP data.

The session will provide you with hands-on experience for the following Analysis products – SAP BusinessObjectsAnalysis, edition for Microsoft Office, SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP, SAP Predictive Analysis

Register here

Don’t miss this Community Lounge Wednesday, 12:30, June 4

BEx Quo Vadis – “Where is BEx Going” with SAP Product Manager Eric Schemer.

In this session Eric Schemer, Product Manager of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio & Analysis will discuss options and recommendations for BEx customers with regards to next steps. The BEx Suite today caters for over 4 million BW users worldwide in over 14.000 implementations. The BEx products have been developed over 14 years and offer a very feature rich integration into BW. Customers are faced with a multitude of issues when defining their BI tool strategies beyond BEx. In an open Q&A forum Eric will discuss general questions on this matter and offer insight and recommendations based on the latest product developments at SAP.

Register Now for the 2014 ASUG Annual Conference

Share your Story: Call for Sessions for ASUG at SAP d-code (former TechEd)

You are invited to submit a proposal to share your experience and expertise with your colleagues to speak at SAP d-code to be held October 20-24 in Las Vegas.  Others will benefit from your experience while you make a valuable contribution to the profession’s field of knowledge.

Follow this link to create a speaker account where you can formally submit your proposal, review important deadlines, and other general information about SAP d-code.  The deadline to submit your abstract is May 25. If you have any questions, please e-mail

Upcoming ASUG Analytics Webcasts:

May 12: Analysis Office Roadmap

May 15: Lumira Self Service for Business User

May 21: SAP Lumira Question and Answer Session

June 23: Predictive Analysis Roadmap

September 15: Design Studio and Analysis Scenarios on HANA

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