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2019 BI+Analytics Conference – it’s a Wrap! #BIAConf

We finished up the BI+Analytics Conference earlier this month. It was a great event with great food and networking opportunities.

If you missed it, you are welcome to join some upcoming webcasts this week:

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‚Äč

It started the Thursday before with the Track Chair briefing. What does a track chair do?

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Source: Eventful Confences

My notes are as follows:

  • Room leader for track
  • 10 tracks
  • Speaker introductions
  • We get a packet with bios
  • Speakers arrive 10 minutes early
  • End at 40 minutes

I was track chair for hybrid analytics one day and the next day for SAP Analytics Cloud. I agree with what Chris Rae said about his role as track chair – you attend sessions you normally would not think of attending. See the MasteringSAP Podcast

Monday, March 11, started with a hands-on preconference:

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It was sold-out with a full room. Ingo was assisted by Eric Yew, Jie Deng and Ty Miller

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Source: SAP

We followed detailed step by step exercises.

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Above is our first exercise using SAP Application Design

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Another exercise where we did a dropdown

If you missed it you can join us May 6 for a hands-on before ASUG Annual Conference starts.

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Day 1 started with Lindsay Wickham and Katie Walker, the Eventful Conference producers, kicking off the keynote.

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Mo from SAP kicked off the keynote Day 1, with “hybrid being the path to the future”

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“App Design completes SAP Analytics Cloud”

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Jacob Stark, SAP, provided more demo magic.

First session of the day, Parkland Hospital showed how they are using SAP Analytics Cloud and Digital Boardroom to manage nursing and ER:

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Details behind the nursing scorecard

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Source: SAP

SAP’s Adrian Westmoreland covered Hybrid BI and Analytics Hub. If you missed you can join this upcoming webcast:

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

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Source: SAP

More digital innovation “without disruption”

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Source: SAP

Plans for BI4.3 include integration with Analytics Hub

Source: SAP

Analytics Adoption Challenges

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Source: Borchers

Wrap up to Borchers keynote about their journey to SAP Cloud Platform and SAP Analytics Cloud

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Will Gagne, American Hotel Register, presented

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Will is showing how they use comments in SAP Analytics Cloud

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Jacob Stark, SAP, showing SAP Analytics Cloud Performance tips.

Don’t miss this upcoming webcast April 4 BI: Tips & Tricks for Optimizing Story Performance in SAP Analytics Cloud

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I liked his comment “no Wheel of Fortune” charts.

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Nortek discussed how they used the Live Universe Connection with SAP Analytics Cloud

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Next year the conference is in Atlanta.

What did I miss?

Also see #ASUG Annual Conference BI Sessions Schedule 2019 #SAPPHIRENOW

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