ASUG BI Reporting SIG October Updates

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    Welcome to the October edition of the Reporting SIG Newsletter.  The Reporting SIG covers Crystal Reports, BusinessObjects Mobile, Web Intelligence, Universes and more.  Suraj Gauli and Shawn Cooper are the ASUG Volunteers for this SIG.


    The Reporting SIG is part of the ASUG Business Intelligence Community.  Join today.


    Inside this issue:

    • Upcoming Webcasts – We’re Listening
    • Past Webcasts
    • ASUG at SAP TechEd Las Vegas
    • Call for Speakers for ASUG Annual Conference
    • SAP Analytics & BusinessObjects Conference
    • News you Can Use


    Upcoming Webcasts – We’re Listening

    Please join us on October 14th for our next webcast Best Practices for Building Great Web Intelligence Reports – an Insider’s Perspective


    As an SAP Support Veteran, the presenter has seen it all. Hundreds of Web Intelligence documents from just as many customers, from the super simple to the extremely complex and everything in between. Over the years, the speaker has discovered a number of best practices that can help report designers unlock the potential from their Web Intelligence documents and design high-quality, high-performing reports. This session will cover best practices for Web Intelligence design and will include some insight from the Web Intelligence development team themselves. This session will cover everything from Semantic Layer to Report Design, and you’ll walk away with a number of practical tips you can apply right away. Join this session for an insider’s view on Web Intelligence best practices.


    Speaker: Jonathan Brown of SAP


    Register today


    Join us for these upcoming webcasts in November:


    Self Service and Universal Universe Objects at Phoenix Contact

    What's New in SAP BusinessObjects Mobile BI



    We heard you on our 2014 survey  - last year the Reporting SIG held 5 webcasts.  On the survey you said you wanted more webcasts in this area.  The ASUG standard is 4 webcasts per year per SIG.


    This year the Reporting SIG has already held 9 webcasts with 2 more on the way and 2 more planned in 2016:


    January 19: Stack More Beer in the Fridge: How Molson Coors Increased Its Productivity (Web Intelligence)

    January 27: Jazzing up SAP EAM Reports Using SAP Crystal Reports


    For a complete list of upcoming ASUG BI webcasts click here.

    Past Webcasts

    For a complete list of our past webcasts, logon to and click here.


    Today we heard how Intel uses Web Intelligence, Lumira, and Analysis Office for its self-service BI.  Materials are posted here (ASUG logon is required).


    The University of Utah shared how they reduce costs and improve patient outcomes using Web Intelligence – check the recording and webcast materials here.


    Tetra Pak shared their BICC success story last month – check the recording and webcast materials here.  In June we heard about 10 tips to optimize Web Intelligence Reports.  We also learned about Universe Design in April.


    ASUG at SAP TechEd

    If your schedule opens up please join ASUG at SAP TechEd Las Vegas.


    ASUG has over 100 hours of customer-driven education and real-world stories, including Lockheed Martin’s Road to Suite on HANA, Coca-Cola BW experience, and more.


    Call for Speakers for ASUG Annual Conference

    ASUG is planning to open the Call for Speakers for ASUG Annual Conference towards the end of November. If you have a story you want to share or a customer experience with Reporting or BI products, please consider submitting your interest in speaking. If selected, you will get complimentary registration, but more importantly, you will be able to share your knowledge with the ASUG BI and Reporting Community. Stay tuned for announcements about Call for Speakers and be ready to submit your abstract.

    SAP Analytics BusinessObjects Conference

    If you missed the ASUG SAP Analytics BusinessObjects Conference, materials and presentations can be located hereSave the date for next year’s conference October 18-20, 2016 in New Orleans


    News You Can Use


    December 15 – SAP Web Intelligence Roadmap Webcast


    Free SAP BI Tutorials by SAP – click here


    We hope you have enjoyed this newsletter. Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Be sure to join the Reporting SIG here.