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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.  If you’re interested in attending to find out more about this Influence Council please register using the link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bi_mobile_ic

Brian Marier of Kimberly-Clark is the ASUG Customer Chair

Reena Sethy is the SAP point of contact


Last month, Brian and Reena gave a webcast (prior to SAP’s announcement of the Roambi acquisition)

For further background on this long-running council please see Power of ASUG Influence : How ASUG members Influenced SAP BusinessObjects Mobile BI Solution

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ASUG Influence Councils give customers a direct voice in influencing the product, discuss issues, functionality, and influence the direction and prioritization of the product, in this case, Mobile BI

Goal is to have 15 members

Priority is customers, but encourage partners to apply

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This council is now in the launch phase

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Looking for those who consider MobI an important part of their strategy, what works what doesn’t work

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Figure 4: Source: SAP

iPads are supported for all products shown in Figure 4

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Figure 5: Source: SAP

The roadmap is evolving (this was the pre-Roambi announcement)

Looking to provide offline support for Lumira; improve story experience for Lumira

Provide catchup features to Android

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The Charter is to provide feedback on Mobile BI

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Try to meet face to face twice a year

Meet virtually every 6 weeks

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Figure 8 covers how to apply – apply here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bi_mobile_ic

Question and Answer

Q: How fit in SAP Fiori?

A: Fiori helps mobilize content using HTML – looking to see how to make MobI a tile in Fiori launchpad – investigating that now – it is on the roadmap

Q: Customers XI3 / 4x – still backwards support

A: Depends – Lumira for BIP requires BI4.1 – features that depend on the platform

Q: release cycle?

A: 2 major releases a year – 6.3 iOS was December 2015, and look to release next end of Q2

Related

Upcoming ASUG Webcast June 28 What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Mobile BI 6.4 Release

ASUG BI Annual Conference Brochure

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