Webcast Materials: Optimizing the SAP Data Integration/SAP BW Solution Using SAP Data Services 4.0

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    Join Expedien and Kennametal for the ASUG Affiliate-Sponsored Webcast, Optimizing the SAP Data Integration/SAP BW Solution Using SAP BusinessObjects Data Services 4.0, scheduled for Wednesday, December 21, 2011.


    Join us and learn from our customer, a multi-billion manufacturing company how to leverage SAP's data services software effectively for SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (SAP NetWeaver BW), SAP data integration, data quality, and SAP Data Migration. Our goal is to make sure you know WHAT you need to do and WHY you need to do it.


    Seize the day: In this webinar, we will talk about:


    •SAP BusinessObjects Data Services 4.0 highlights
    •Complementing SAP NetWeaver BW and sharing the load
    •A hybrid solution for optimal data warehousing/data integration solution and rapid reporting
    •Ensuring the data quality for business analytics
    •Preparing for the in-memory database and business analytics


    Who should attend:


    •Everyone in IT and functional line of management working on designing and architecting SAP data for data integration and business intelligence
    •Data stewards responsible for multi-data systems and applications
    •Anyone planning, exploring or implementing a highly optimized data integration and data warehousing solution




    Eric Stridinger, Global IT Manager, Data Management/EIM (BI/BW, Data Services and Data Governance Leader), Kennametal Inc.


    Eric Stridinger is an Enterprise Information Management(EIM) leader with over 15 years of extensive SAP experience in Enterprise Data Management, Business Intelligence and MDM, as well as SAP MM/PP/OTC and ABAP programming. Also, Eric has successfully managed and co-led 7+ SAP implementations within North America, Europe and Brazil. Eric has recently completed the successful implementation of Enterprise Data Management including SAP ECC Data Migration, Business Transformation, Data Governance projects for a major manufacturing company in North America.


    Shibajee Dutta Gupta, EIM Practice Director, Expedien, Inc.


    Shibajee is EIM Lead at Expedien with over 20 years of experience in SAP, Data Migration, Data Quality, and Business Intelligence. Prior to joining Expedien in 2011, Shibajee was EIM competency center technical lead at SAP America.


    Tim Rupp, Sr. EIM Consultant, Expedien, Inc.


    Tim has over 22 years of experience in SAP, Data Integration, SAP Data Services and Business Intelligence. Tim has been working with Expedien since 2004.