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ASUG SAPPHIRENOW Speaker Profile Gopal Krishnamurthy – Design Studio and More


I am pleased to introduce ASUG Annual Conference speaker Gopal Krishnmurthy

Gopal’s session is BI624  “Customizing Design Studio Applications & Dashboards for BW on HANA at Kindred Healthcare

He is co-presenting with Greg Sprowles, who was introduced here: Meet ASUG Annual Conference Speaker Greg Sprowles – Customize your SAP Design Studio Application

Gopal answers the following questions (and is pictured to the right/below – picture supplied by Gopal):

Q: What is your position in your place of work?

A: Gopal is the founder/CEO of Visual BI(, a SAP Partner focussed on improving BI Adoption at SAP Customers by leveraging better Visualizations and Agile EDW (BW + HANA).  Try out their Design Studio extensions here:

Q: What is the title of your session and when is it?

A: Gopal’s session is BI624  “Customizing Design Studio Applications & Dashboards for BW on HANA at Kindred Healthcare”.  Gopal will be co-speaking with his customer Greg Sprowles of Kindred HealthCare.

Q: What gave you the inspiration and drive to present this topic in this way?

A: Visual BI’s primary mission is to drive BI Adoption at SAP Customers through better Visualizations. Kindred HealthCare IT Team of (Greg Sprowles and Dan McReynolds) have always strived to give their business not just what they need but the best possible solutions out there. They pushed us to come up with innovative extensions in the Visualization spaces (first with SAP Dashboard Design ) and now with SAP Design Studio.   This presentation is a true success story of how a customer and a partner could innovate together and make the what seems impossible as possible for them and all other SAP Customers.

Q: Why should people come to your session?


A: We Partnered with Kindred and SAP to become an early adopter and enabler of Design Studio. We are sharing our lessons learned and how we resolved business needs in an innovative ways.

This presentation is our journey through the Design Studio Product Maturity and not just one single dashboard project’s success story.

Q: What is the one thing you hope attendees will take away from your session?

A: SAP Design Studio is ready for prime-time. SAP has delivered what customers have been craving for – A superior Dashboard/Visualizations Platform.

Please add Gopal’s session to your agenda.  I’ve seen the slides and you will learn from this session.

Related: ASUG Annual Conference

Join us: ASUG BI pre-conference session at ASUG Annual conference, Monday, May 4. (extra registration fees apply).

Register here

Hands-on SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 w/ SAP NetWeaver BW Powered by SAP HANA – Deep Dive includes hands-on with Design Studio, SAP Lumira, BusinessObjects Analysis Office

See details here: ASUG Pre Conference 2015 – Analysis Office, Lum… | SCN

Also see these ASUG SAP Design Studio Education Sessions:

Code Title
BI2018 Tetrapak’s BI Reporting Strategy Using SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio Applications
BI69 World Premiere of Design Studio 1.5
BI71 Design Studio & Lumira for BW: The Full Story
BI624 Customize Design Studio Applications & Dashboards for BW on HANA at Kindred Healthcare
BI107 Best Practices for data visualization and dashboard design with SAP Design Studio

Related: ASUG Webcasts

Register today for these upcoming ASUG webcasts:

May 13: World Premiere of Design Studio 1.5

June 2: Best Practices for Data Visualization and Dashboard Design with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

June 10: Moving from BEx Tools to Analysis and Design Studio: Question & Answer Session

Be sure to check the link to past Dashboarding SIG webcasts.  Note you must be logged on to to see these.

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