All our customers are aware of HANA. They are excited about the performance that SAP promises but worrying on the costs and changes that would be introduced in implementing HANA. Here are our answers to their questions: Can I keep on using the current DB? SAP was clear that HANA would be the single platform in future … Continue reading Should I switch to HANA?
Business Intelligence is the top priority wish list of CIO, and it's importance is growing. Top management is dreaming of a "Dashboard" that could assist them in making crucial decisions, and thus IT is rushing to create one for them. Result? 70% of performance dashboard are failed. They are either not used by management all, … Continue reading How to deliver my first performance dashboard?
Self service BI (SSBI) means user analyze corporate data on their own freely without any IT help. Traditionally, All report requests would be fulfilled by IT, results in backlogs and user dissatisfaction. SSBI, thus, enable user's long term goal to analyze their own data by themselves. Projects so far, however, suggest that SSBI is easier … Continue reading What are the challenges of Self service BI?
This article is for small SAP customers who want to set up a BI solution. The following BI Landscape are chosen by most customers Option 1: With SAP Business Warehouse ETL : ETL Functionality in BW Data Warehouse: SAP BW Reporting Layer: SAP Business Objects (BO) Option 2: Without SAP Business Warehouse ETL: SAP Data … Continue reading Should I use SAP BW as Data Warehouse?
We will ask our BO 4.1 customers to perform a minor upgrade to this new BO version. Some enhancements are minor but have been requested for a long time: For all BO platform users: The recycle bin stores all user deleted documents and will only be permanently deleted when recycle bin is cleared. A must … Continue reading What are the new features in BO 4.2?
Arguments has never been stopped on why Design Studio should be used as the dashboard design tool. Customers who already use SAP Dashboard over the years are puzzled on whether they should switch to the tool that SAP claim as the future in the Roadmap. We are also been questioned when we recommend Design Studio … Continue reading Why should SAP Design Studio be chosen as the dashboard design tool?