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ASUG BI Webinar List – October 2015

Here the updated list of webinars for October 2015

For all webinars :

  • Start Time : 11:00 AM (CT), 12:00 PM (ET), 10:00 AM (MT), 9:00 AM (PT)
  • Duration : 1 hour

  • October 06 – How Intel Is Using Analytics to Grow its Use of Self Service BI

    In the now familiar context of trying to develop more value from growing stores of data, Intel is committed to leveraging business intelligence as a competitive advantage. But in a world where businesses are constantly challenged to deliver more value with flat or shrinking resource allocations, we must all find new and improved ways to find the value in our data. A popular approach is to try to empower end users to be more self-sufficient with the BI basics, thus freeing limited IT resources to focus on more complicated requirements, a.k.a. Self-Service BI (SSBI). But developing and implementing a sound SSBI strategy is much easier said than done. This presentation will share the story of Intel’s ongoing efforts to expand SSBI adoption across its global enterprise, including insights into strategic objectives, organizational and technical challenges, and the use of SAP BusinessObjects tools like Web Intelligence, SAP Lumira, and the BIP audit database to monitor and analyze progress.

  • October 08 – ASUG SAP Analysis Influence Council ReLaunch Webcast

    ASUG members who use or plan to use SAP Analysis Office are invited to join the ASUG BI Community in learning how they can influence the future direction of the software.  This is a re-launch of the successful ASUG Analysis Influence Council and because Analysis for Office and the EPM Add-in for Microsoft Office are converging, we also welcome EPM users.
    ASUG Influence Councils provide structured forums where members collaborate with peers and SAP solution managers to solve similar product challenges, share ideas, and influence specific SAP products and services.  The participant profile includes both IT and business users.  This is a unique ASUG benefit to you to influence SAP on future direction.

  • October 14 – Best Practices for Building Great Web Intelligence Reports – An Insider’s Perspective

    As an SAP Support Veteran, the presenter has seen it all. Hundreds of Web Intelligence documents from just as many customers, from the super simple to the extremely complex and everything in between. Over the years, the speaker has discovered a number of best practices that can help report designers unlock the potential from their Web Intelligence documents and design high-quality, high-performing reports. This session will cover best practices for Web Intelligence design and will include some insight from the Webi development team themselves. This session will cover everything from Semantic Layer to Report Design, and you’ll walk away with a number of practical tips you can apply right away. Join this session for an insider’s view on Web Intelligence best practices.

  • October 27 – Sizing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise – How a Sizing Exercise at Cardinal Health Made Drastic Performance Improvements

    Cardinal Health has made sizing exercise a mandatory activity before every SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise (BOE) rollout ensuring high available fault tolerant BOE platform for its users. Attend this session to learn key processes that have been implemented and followed to improve overall system performance. Presenters will discuss how to use SAP Sizing calculator along with high availability concepts. They will review best practices in splitting Adaptive Processing Services and distributing across multiple nodes. They will also review various tuning techniques which will help in stabilizing your BOE platform. Performing this sizing exercise has decreased the go-live support days drastically by 25%.
  • October 29 – Predictive Maintenance & Service: Customer Lessons Learned

    Predictive Maintenance & Service brings together machine sensor data with backend IT data from maintenance, reliability, service, warranties, etc. It applies sophisticated statistical methods to help keep machines running an learning why they break down. It finds anomalies and helps determine maintenance patterns. Hear about how a dozen SAP customers have applied these technologies in an SAP co-innovation program to reduce asset cost, improve KPIs, and better service their customers. Learn about the underlying statistics and technology. And evaluate whether you could be the next customer to work with SAP in this exciting new field.

I hope you enjoy these session.

Please note, that these are webinars organized by the ASUG BI group and for attending you need to be a ASUG Member.

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      Author's profile photo Ingo Hilgefort
      Ingo Hilgefort
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      Hello Vi,

      the question is completely unrelated to the blog and I would suggest that in case you have question you can reach out to me directly.


      Ingo Hilgefort, Visual BI

      Author's profile photo Vi Tran
      Vi Tran

      Sorry about that.  I thought I posted it in your other blog discussing the VBI components.