Business Insights

June 2016
In This Issue
GROW YOUR BUSINESS: Expert Advice and More
Creating Repository Roles in SAP HANA Studio
Getting Started with Business-Driven Data Governance
Using Predictive People Analytics to Increase Employee Loyalty
The Future of Predictive Analytics is Here with 3.0!
ASUG BI Webinars
2016 Predictive Analytics Webinar Series - On Demand
Call for Speakers and Sponsors: ASUG GA
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Main Stories
GROW YOUR BUSINESS: Expert Advice and More
Creating Repository Roles in SAP HANA Studio
In his new blog post, Jonathan Haun defines repository roles as well as discusses how they can be utilized.

Repository roles are roles that are created as development artifacts within the SAP HANA system. They start as design-time objects and become runtime objects upon activation. They can be utilized within a security model just like database roles. However, they offer numerous advantages over catalog or database roles.

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Getting Started with Business-Driven Data Governance
Data governance isn't a new topic -- it's been around as long as information systems. Given the ever-increasing reliance on data; the explosion in the amount of available data; regulators' increasing focus on the accuracy, protection, and validity of data; and how data can be used to improve organizational performance, data governance is receiving increased attention in boardrooms.

In this article, Matt McGivern reviews the importance of data governance to BI and how organizations can improve their processes.

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Using Predictive People Analytics to Increase Employee Loyalty
The ability to attract and retain a loyal employee base and understand the root causes for employee disengagement and disloyalty are key strategic objectives for every organization - big or small.

In this blog post, John Harris will explain how employers need to move along the analytics maturity curve and start leveraging People Analytics

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The Future of Predictive Analytics is Here with 3.0!
At SAPPHIRE NOW 2016, SAP took the next step in an exciting transformational journey by announcing SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics 3.0 to the world.

This major update looks deceptively evolutionary but don't let it's Fiori-style good looks fool you - version 3.0 packs quite a punch once you learn more about it. This article is just a peek for what's in store!

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ASUG BI Webinars
Interested in expanding your knowledge in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio, SAP HANA, SAP Predictive Analytics, and more? Checkout the ASUG July BI Webinar Series.

Topics Include:
  • BI Edge Editions:: New and Updated Solutions for the Midmarket
  • Evolving BI to Have Your Business Begging for More CSA Group - customer story
  • SAP Runs SAP: Information Design at SAP - Framework on Reporting Principles
  • BI and SAP HANA Platform Optimization - Graybar Lessons Learned Leverage Existing BI Models
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Performance and Sizing for BI4.2
  • BI Edge Editions: New and Updated Solutions for the Midmarket
  • Tetrapak BI Reporting Strategy and Business Empowerment with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio
  • From Business Warehouse to Business Intelligence: Bell Helicopter's Journey
  • Learn How IDEXX Migrated SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA in Five Weeks
  • On-Premise BI Clients vs. Cloud For Analytics: What's in for BW Customers
Each webinar starts at 12:00 pm ET and are 1 hour in duration.

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2016 Predictive Analytics Series - On Demand
Are you interested in identifying untapped opportunities and exposing hidden risks buried inside your data?

Do you want to extract trends, predict outcomes and prepare for the future?

With predictive insights you can!

Register now for one or all three of our predictive webinars no on-demand!

-Building an Integrated Advanced Analytics Strategy
-The Journey from Descriptive to Prescriptive People Analytics
-Optimizing Customer Experience

Call for Speakers and Sponsors: ASUG GA

The ASUG GA Chapter is seeking speakers and sponsors for its next meeting. Topics include:
  • SAP HANA
  • BI Analytics
  • SAP Flowers
  • BusinessObjects Cloud
  • Case Studies
Please submit your interest byJuly 15, 2016

Date:Friday, September 9, 2016
Location:The Loudermilk Conference Center ~ 40 Courtland Street NE ~ Atlanta, GA 30303

 
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