ASUG BI Analytics News Flash

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    Join Us for these Upcoming ASUG Webcasts

    April 4: Effective and Engaging Data Visualization in SAP® Cloud for Analytics

    Come join us as we transform a truly awful report into something we can be proud of. Learn when to use different visualizations, which fonts and colors work best, how to effectively use infographics, and tips to avoid common visualization mistakes.

    April 5: Best Practices for Leveraging SAP® BusinessObjects™ BI 4.x with SAP BW and SAP ERP to Get the Most from Your Existing Metadata

    In this session, attendees will receive an overview on how SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.x can be leveraged in combination with SAP BW, SAP BW on SAP® HANA, and SAP ERP to provide powerful analytics and reporting to users.

    Through lecture and live demos, you will:

    • Explore different data connectivity options and learn how each of the BI client products is able to leverage your existing metadata from SAP BW or SAP ERP.
    • Compare and contrast hierarchical capabilities of the different BI clients.
    • Learn best practices for BEx Query design and OLAP connection management for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.x.
    April 6: Learn the New Innovations in SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.2 Release

    SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform went through significant enhancements. Attend this session to learn the new features and functionalities that will help reduce the total cost of ownership, minimize system downtime, and help administrators with easy-to-use enhancements.

    April 7: Understanding SAP BI Pricing and Packaging

    This session will review the basics of BI licensing and identify resources to help answer your questions.

    SAPPHIRE® NOW and ASUG Annual Conference

    Join us May 16 for hands-on SAP Design Studio at 2016 ASUG Annual Conference - see Jump Start ASUG Annual Conference with a SAP Design Studio Deep-Dive Pre-conference.


    For more information regarding SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, taking place May 17-19 in Orlando, FL, see ASUG BI Community ASUG Annual Conference Brochure.

    Call for Speakers for ASUG at SAP TechEd

    Call for speakers is open for ASUG sessions at SAP TechEd Las Vegas, taking place September 19-23. Click here for more information.

    You are invited to present for ASUG at SAP TechEd Las Vegas. ASUG and SAP are working together again this year on education for SAP TechEd, offering customer-led sessions and Influence opportunities.


    This special call for proposals is open to SAP customers and partners who are members of Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG). SAP employees are not eligible to participate. Session proposals are subject to a final review by the ASUG Design Team. You will receive notification regarding the status of your proposal by late May.

    The deadline to submit ASUG customer session proposals is April 22. The ASUG customer sessions are one-hour lecture sessions.

    Approved speakers receive:

    • Complimentary lecture-only conference registration.
    • SCN contribution points.
    • SAP TechEd does not reimburse for speaker's time, travel or hotel.
    • Important: Be sure to look through the site and reach out to saptechedspeaker.info@sap.com with any questions.