Top 10 Ways to Squeeze More From Your BI Investment ASUG Webcast Recap
They said “During this session we will share with our top ten ways that you can do to drive more value from your SAP BI/Analytics investments today and in the future. We will also give you the opportunity to interact with us to ask questions and share your thoughts.”
Some of the links featured have changed. And there are more items than top 10:
1) Free tutorials at sap.com/LearnBI
2) SAP CAL (cal.sap.com)
3) Learning Hub (training.sap.com)
5) SCN webinars
7) Innovation Discovery tool
8) Solution Explorer
9) Roadmaps (service.sap.com/roadmap)
10) YouTube channel
11) in-app help / chat
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With the Innovation Discovery tool, you can “Turn the adoption of innovations into tangible value for your business. Innovation Discovery for SAP Products is a self-service for customers to find innovations about SAP products.”
Above is a screen shot from the Innovation Discovery tool.
Please note this requires a Service Marketplace logon.
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Next up is Solution Explorer: https://solutionexplorer.sap.com/solexp/ui/
The new Digitalist magazine is part of Solution Explorer
It has service offerings for BI
It offers learning maps to skill up on solutions
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Sometimes called VLM. Link: https://valuemanagement.sap.com/vlm/#/
You can benchmark yourself by industry, company size, number of employees
Two surveys: first one is BI benchmarking survey and an EIM survey. You will need finance information
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How can you try out the tools? SAP Cloud Appliance Library allows you to try software out in the cloud.
Available solutions here: Trial and Developer Offerings with SAP Cloud Appliance Library
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You can trial software for download via SAP Store.
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How to use the tools? sap.com/LearnBI will redirect you to SCN site.
You will want to follow and bookmark.
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SCN has more information (as you know)
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Consider subscribing to the YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SAPAnalyticsTraining/featured
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This is the SCN Roadmap space.
Roadmaps come in solution layer and product level
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Classes, sessions, one step media cloud based training is available.
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Link is here: http://support.sap.com/esacademy
The Enterprise Support Academy – consume information, proactive complimentary services for your environment
AIE is for enhancement packs (not so much for Analytics)
MTE – meet the experts includes enterprise support content
EGI – expert guided implementations
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This is an enterprise support – a guidance/social business collaboration tool. Information is in SAP Jam.
You can obtain information based on where you are at in the implementation lifecycle
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This is through the SAP Support Launchpad – SAP Note 2213344 How to start a Chat with SAP Support
If chat support is available for your component, the button will show up
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Suggest ideas at ideas.sap.com