ASUG Analytics SIG Newsflash

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    Welcome to the latest newsflash to keep you up-to-date on important Analytics initiatives, events, and member offerings. This newsflash features sections that highlight various activities and action items for you to be aware of. We hope this information allows you to take full advantage of your ASUG membership.

    Inside this Issue...

    • ASUG Annual Pre-Conference Deep Deive
    • ASUG Annual Conference Sessions
    • Upcoming Webcasts
    • Opportunity to Influence SAP
    • Call for Speakers – SAP TechEd



    2016 ASUG Annual Pre-Conference SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio Deep Dive

    Monday May 16

    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Cost: $745 ASUG Members



    SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio is SAP’s flagship product for the creation of dashboards and custom analytical applications. This full-day, hands-on workshop is a series of activities focused on SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio in combination with SAP BW powered by SAP HANA.


    Attendees will learn to use the different components in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and how to go from simple KPI dashboards to more complex, self-service style applications.


    Target Audience: BI Developer, BI Analyst, Dashboard Developer with basic knowledge and experience in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and SAP NetWeaver BW or SAP HANA.


    Key Topics or Agenda Overview:

    • Role of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio in the SAP BusinessObjects BI portfolio

    • SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio deployment options

    • Creating a simple KPI dashboards

    • Filtering your data using different options

    • Using personalization and bookmarking

    • Leveraging online composition as part of your dashboard

    • Parallel process and background processing of data sources

    • Using the Geo Map component to visualize geographic information

    • Using Global Scripts

    • Using the Scorecard component

    • Using Profiling for your Dashboard



    Key Outcomes or Benefits of Attending:

    Attendees will learn to use the different components in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and how to go from simple KPI dashboards to more complex self-service style applications.


    Registration is limited so reserve your seat TODAY. Register at



    2016 ASUG Annual Conference BI/BW/HANA Sessions

    Sessions that will be featured at ASUG Annual Conference including

    • Latest News and Roadmap for the BI, SAP BusinessObjects Analysis Portfolio, SAP Predictive Analysis, Design Studio, Mobile BI, Cloud for Analytics, Analysis Office, and more
    • Customer stories of ROI of BW on HANA
    • Planning your Upgrade to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 – Strategy and Best Practices
    • Customer stories of Big Data with SAP solutions
    • Influence sessions at the ASUG Hub


    Register today


    Upcoming Webcasts/Education/Networking Opportunities:

    Make the most of your membership and attend these upcoming webcasts:


    Link to past ASUG Analytics SIG Webcasts: click here


    Opportunity to Influence SAP - Mobile BI Influence Council Relaunch

    It was announced at SAPInsider BI 2016 that SAP has acquired key assets of Roambi – see the news release here.

    The ASUG SAP Mobile BI Influence Council is re-launching. All interested ASUG members are invited to fill out the council's member questionnaire to be considered for council membership. Please fill out the survey by Friday, March 4th. The link to the survey is below:


    ASUG SAP BusinessObjects Mobile BI Influence Council Survey


    ASUG Call for Speakers SAP TechEd

    Join ASUG at SAP TechEd (September 19-23) and obtain complimentary registration if your session is selected.  Listen/Watch to ASUG Volunteer/SAP Mentor Joyce Butler discuss the value of TechEd:


    Call for speakers is planned to start later this month


    Some key tracks for ASUG BI members EA Enterprise Analytics and Data Management and Modeling


    Join the conversation with ASUG BI Volunteers on twitter at @ASUG_BI