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What to expect: Analytics at SAP TechEd 2018

It’s the middle of August and this only means one thing: SAP TechEd is coming and it’s coming fast. This blog will cover why you should not miss out on this opportunity to strengthen your knowledge and advance your career.

With just two months left, you shouldn’t lose the chance to get your ticket for SAP TechEd 2018 and meet up in Las Vegas, Barcelona or Bangalore. Read this article to find out why you should attend SAP TechEd 2018 and what SAP Analytics has to offer for you.

Table of contents

  1. Why should I attend SAP TechEd?
  2. What is a learning journey?
  3. Analytics learning journeys: How to…
    1. Fuel your enterprise with SAP Analytics
    2. Extend and Embed SAP Analytics
    3. Unleash your Data’s Potential with Predictive Analytics
    4. Do Holistic Planning with SAP Analytics
    5. Build and Manage your Data Warehouse
  4. How to register and further information


1. Why should I attend SAP TechEd?

You will hear about SAP TechEd very often amongst your colleagues, customers and partners. And although everybody remembers a lot of interesting sessions, workshops and exciting parties, you may ask yourself: Why should I attend?

That question is easy to answer: because there is no better way to learn and get the latest on SAP’s solutions, strategy and development. SAP TechEd offers lectures, hands-on sessions, talks, codejams and other sessions to make sure you get the easiest and most direct access to the latest and most valuable information that help you strengthen your knowledge and career.

On top of that, you will meet a lot of interesting people at SAP TechEd which allows you direct and face-to-face knowledge exchange and building up a great network.

Still not convinced? Check out the official webpage to find out more on why you should attend SAP TechEd.


2. What is a learning journey?

This year, SAP TechEd is changing massively to improve your experience and provide you the best learning experience you can get. To make sure, you get the content which fits your needs, we introduce learning journeys. Check out Ric Rogers’ explanation on what learning journeys are:

What makes this year’s learning journey approach so special is that it’s personal and goal-oriented to each participant. People can choose their personal learning journey, then personalize it even more for themselves. They’ll build the skills they need to further their individual careers using the latest technologies.

Learning journeys will not only consolidate all topic-related sessions for you but will also give you fast access to the information you need and supports you in creating your perfect individual agenda.

Follow this video to find out more on learning journeys and why they will make your TechEd experience just greater.


3. Analytics learning journeys

As we have now learned what learning journeys are and why SAP TechEd will offer you the perfect learning experience, it is time to find out what Analytics at SAP TechEd has to offer for you.

We prepared various learning journeys for you to make sure you get all the content you need to build up your knowledge and expertise. In the following, this blog will shortly discuss which learning journeys are offered by SAP in the area of Analytics and what you can expect from attending them.

All Analytics journeys are part of the Applied Intelligence track. On top of that, this blog will feature a cross-journey that also covers the topic of data warehousing. To get an overview on all SAP TechEd learning journeys, follow the link listed in the bottom of this blog.


3.1. How to fuel your enterprise with SAP Analytics

You are new to SAP Analytics or you just want to know what SAP Analytics has to offer for you? Then this learning journey is just perfect for you.

It combines various lectures which not only introduce and describe the current SAP Analytics strategy but also feature our most recent product offerings and why they will help your company run better. Get the latest insights about our portfolio and visit detailed sessions to have the full picture drawn to you. Learn more about SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Lumira and SAP BusinessObjects solutions.

Want to find out more? Check out the official session catalog for AIN3 – How to fuel your enterprise with SAP Analytics.


3.2. How to Extend and Embed SAP Analytics

Building up reliable Analytics is one important aspect to get out the most out of your data. But bringing Analytics to the right stakeholders and meeting their individual demands is also very important.

Check out this learning journey to find out how you can easily embed SAP Analytics into other SAP solutions and build up your individual Analytics framework. Several lectures and hands-on sessions will show you how you can easily extend SAP Analytics with your own individual developments to fully meet your demands.

Want to see what the journey has to offer for you? Follow this link to access the session catalog for AIN4 – How to Extend and Embed SAP Analytics.


3.3. How to Unleash your Data’s potential with Predictive Analytics

It’s often said that data is the new gold. As it doesn’t just offer valuable and transparent insights it can also tell you a lot about the future. Finding patterns, building models and creating forecasts will allow your company to safely steer your business into the future.

The session offering includes introduction lectures as well as hands-on sessions that let you learn more about the value of Predictive Analytics and how you can utilize it within your company. Experts from SAP will attend and make sure to answer all your questions and help you in entering the path into this trending topic.

Sparked your interest? Then check out AIN5 – How to Unleash your Data’s potential with Predictive Analytics.


3.4. How to do Holistic Planning with SAP Analytics

A key element in every company’s business is preparing and planning for the future. Although Predictive Analytics already offers strong ways to predict the future, the task of planning is very important and crucial to your company’s success.

With SAP Analytics you can easily establish a full planning framework within your organization and make sure that your processes are well defined. Visit our sessions to find out more on that and how SAP can support you in successfully establishing a planning workflow.

Ready to plan your TechEd visit? Click here to learn more about AIN6 – How to Do Holistic Planning with SAP Analytics.


3.5. How to Build and Manage your Data Warehouse

Analytics is not possible without data. And where to better store data than in a data warehouse? To combine both fields, we built a cross-journey for you which covers essential topics in data warehousing and how Analytics can be built on top of that.

Visit this learning journey to get the best of both worlds and find out how easy and tight the integration between a data warehouse and your Analytics framework can be. Various lectures and hands-on sessions will not only examine the importance of having a well-built data warehouse but also the power of having Analytics on top of it.

Ready to build up your personal lecture database? Then DAT6 – How to Build and Manage your Data Warehouse is the perfect learning journey for you.


4. How to register and further information

Ready to visit SAP TechEd 2018? Then don’t forget to get your ticket today by registering and securing your spot.

Follow the links below to register for SAP TechEd 2018 in each location:

Also, don’t forget to plan your visit by checking out the following links. Explore the session catalog and follow our social media channels to get the most current updates.

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      Author's profile photo Ty Miller
      Ty Miller

      Analytics at TechEd is clearly going to be big this year. Great job in organizing this Aba!

      Author's profile photo Abassin Sidiq
      Abassin Sidiq
      Blog Post Author

      Thank you very much, Ty! 🙂