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ASUG BI Webinars – February 2016

Here the updated list of webinars for January 2016 (Happy New Year to everyone)

For all webinars :

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

February 03 – SAP Digital Boardroom

SAP Digital Boardroom is a next generation, digital solution that contextualizes the boardroom experience across people, places, and devices into a real-time enterprise experience. Built on SAP Cloud for Analytics the SAP Digital Boardroom integrates with SAP S/4HANA Lines of Business data and other applications and data sources to provide a single source of truth about a company’s most important business metrics to monitor, simulate and drive change in the digital economy. In this session you will understand the core use cases of the Digital Boardroom, and see a demo of the key differentiating features which drive the use case.

February 04 – How Zurich Insurance Keeps Business Users Engaged and Ensures Successful User BI Adoption

Since 2012, Zurich NA has revived their long-standing internal SAP BusinessObjects environment and re-ignited business user productivity by retiring all Desktop Intelligence documents, upgrading from SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1 to BI 4.1, making SAP BusinessObjects-related training more available, aligning and standardizing new universes, leveraging new SAP BI tools and technologies, redesigning related support processes, and launching various SAP BusinessObjects clean-up initiatives. Learn about some of the simple actions that Zurich took, and that any SAP BusinessObjects customer can repeat, to improve adoption for better ROI.

February 08 – SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.x Calculation Changes: Key Differences and New Best Practices to Avoid Errors and Leverage New Features

During an upgrade from SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence XI 3.1 to 4.x, changes to the report calculation engine may cause reports to look or behave differently for some users. Rather than face the prospect of fixing or rewriting on your own, attend this session to learn what to watch for and how to prepare for these changes. Attendees will:

Understand these software-based modifications and how they impact report development Discover the correct approach to resolve potential errors Learn a new set of best practices that will guide future report development and leverage new capabilities introduced in SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.x

February 09 – It Isn’t Only Brain Surgery: SAP HANA and SAP BusinessObjects BI Solutions

Mercy Health has deployed SAP HANA as an analytics side car for our enterprise SAP BusinessObjects software installation. The first focus area for this toolset was Perioperative Services, which is the section of our business that runs our operating rooms. While SAP HANA was employed primarily to enable self-service of our vast amount of supply cost information, other benefits include reduced dashboard and analytic development time, more engaging analysis, and some light predictive modeling.

February 16 – ASUG SAP BusinessObjects Mobile BI Influence Council ReLaunch Webcast

ASUG members who use or plan to use SAP BusinessObjects Mobile BI 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 SAP BusinessObjects Mobile BI Influence Council.


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.

February 23 – Optimizing BEx Query Performance for SAP HANA

Attend this session for practical tips to optimize the performance of your existing BEx queries and guidance for designing SAP HANA optimized queries. You will: 

–        Learn how to evaluate query performance and tune BEx queries to run better on SAP HANA

–        Evaluate the new query design tool available in SAP BW 7.4, and get best practices for designing SAP HANA optimized queries

–        Understand the SAP HANA analytic process and learn how to leverage the analytic manager to enable advanced analytic capabilities

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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