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February #ASUG BI Community Newsletter Covers #BIAConf #ASUG2019 Upcoming Webcasts #askSAP


The plans for our ASUG Annual conference are coming together and it is exciting to see the planned educational content and pre-conference sessions. Did you get the opportunity to attend one of the 8 webcasts we’ve had so far this year? We had over 2k registered. See links below in case you missed one and based on your input more are planned. Please keep your comments coming – we want to hear from you.

ASUG Annual Conference/SAPPHIRENOW – Join us May 6, Pre-Conference Hands-on Session

ASUG Annual Conference Pre-Conference session planning is well under way. We heard your feedback and are happy to announce that Hands-On with SAP Analytics Cloud: Professionally Designed Dashboards and Self-Service Business Intelligence is available for registration./

In this full-day seminar, you’ll work directly with SAP Analytics Cloud and the SAP Analytics Cloud Application Design. In combination with SAP Business Warehouse and SAP HANA, you’ll build a variety of dashboards. After receiving an overview of SAP Analytics Cloud Application Design capabilities, you’ll learn which role each can play in your SAP software landscape and how to integrate them with your existing on-premise and cloud-based data sources.

Sign up for the pre-conference seminar by registering on the ASUG Annual Conference website.

Please note, pre-conferences do require additional registration and space is limited.

Influence Activities – Openings for ASUG SAP Mobile Analytics Influence Council Call

If you are interested in joining the ASUG SAP Mobile Analytics Influence Council please take the survey here to indicate your interest. Catch the webcast replay to review the scope of this council. This is a unique value offering that only ASUG has.

The ASUG BI communities have several Influence Councils that work with SAP to provide a customer point of view during the development of new products and the continued enhancement of current releases. These councils have been very productive and resulted in the advancement of education, mobile analytics, SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office, and SAP® BusinessObjects™ Web Intelligence®, to name a few. Please visit the ASUG Influence Council web page for upcoming calls.

Recruiting for the existing ASUG BI Influence Councils will happen at ASUG Annual Conference in Orlando. Join us.

#askSAP Call: SAP Analytics 2019 Strategy and Road Map

Please join SAP on Feb. 28 for the first #askSAP Analytics Innovations Community Call of 2019.

You will learn what SAP Analytics has planned for 2019:

  • SAP road map and vision for analytics
  • Product-specific updates for SAP Analytics Cloud and the SAP BusinessObjects suite
  • Product strategy for cloud and hybrid solutions
  • Product demos

The #askSAP community calls provide the opportunity for attendees to share feedback and ask questions of the SAP Analytics product experts. Take advantage of this unique opportunity by joining us on Feb. 28.

Register here

Upcoming Webinars

As a valued member of the ASUG BI community, we wanted to let you know of some upcoming webinars that may be of interest to you! In addition to providing insights from the SAP’s most respected voices on the most relevant and important topics today, these webinars also help you earn PDUs in your respected area of certification.


February 13 BI: What’s New: Data Wrangling and Modeling in SAP Analytics Cloud

February 14 BI: Empowering Business Users with Analytics On The Go

February 19 BI: SAP Analytics Cloud for BW Customers

February 21 BI: What’s new in SAP BI4.2 SP7

February 26 BI: Enabling SAP Analytics Cloud for SAP BusinessObjects BI customers

March 7 BI: What’s New in SAP BOBJ Web Intelligence 4.2 SP07

March 26 BI: Hybrid Analytics and Analytics Hub – Latest Developments

March 27 BI: Influence of Agility and Big Data Principles to BW/4HANA Architecture

March 28 BI: Overview of Latest BI Features in SAP Cloud Analytics

For a list of our 2018 webinar recordings/replays please see this link.

For a list of our 2019 webinar recordings/replays please see this link.

BI+Analytics Conference: Take Your Analytics to the Next Level

Our featured BI+Analytics Conference, co-located with SAP-Centric Financials, is taking place in Dallas on March 11–13.

You will be able to gain best practices for leveraging SAP’s full range of analytics and reporting tools. The 2019 agenda features 73 percent customer-led sessions from leading companies such as Crocs, Callaway Golf, Kimberly-Clark, and more.

Based on your responses to our annual survey, you may be interested in these 2019 sessions:

  1. Nortek HVAC’s Journey to SAP Analytics Cloud and Lessons Learned from Hybrid Analytics Strategy
  2. Delivering Real-Time Consolidated Views of Critical Operations, Financial Performance, and Patient Data at Parkland Hospital
  3. How Are LEGOs and a BI Self-Service Program Related?
  4. SAP BW/4HANA: Overview and Road Map

We hope to see you there!

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