July EDW Newsletter

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    Welcome Atul Patankar, ASUG EDW Program Chair

    ASUG welcomes back Atul Patankar, who is now the ASUG EDW Program Chair. Atul held this position before and has many years of SAP experience. Atul will work with Allison Levine, our ASUG EDW SIG Chair volunteer.


    We also say farewell to long-time ASUG BI volunteer Steve Ruggiero and thank him for volunteering for the community.

    FEATURED: SAP HANA® and BW Related Webcasts

    Please join the ASUG BI Community and the Enterprise Data Warehousing SIG for the following upcoming webcasts, not to be missed:

    Join Us September 19 at SAP TechEd Las Vegas for the ASUG Pre-Conference: SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio Advanced Class
    Register HereHands-On | Full-Day, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.Fee: $745 ASUG Member | $845 ASUG Non-MemberSAP 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 Business Warehouse (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.Key Topics:
    •     Role of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio in the SAP BusinessObjects BI suite
    •     Design studio deployment options
    •     Creating 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

    Previous ASUG Pre-Conference sessions have sold out. Please see the below comments on previous sessions:

    “Ingo Hilgefort is a SAP Superstar and the most knowledgeable SAP person on this topic.”

    “Ingo Hilgefort did a great job explaining the different tools of BI Suite. This workshop demonstrated his technical knowledge of the topic and he and the entire team was helpful during activities. The activities material was very well documented and I will use it for future reference.”

    “Ingo Hilgefort—great product knowledge”

    "Ingo Hilgefort—very knowledgeable on the topic good communicator, clear and understandable”

    ASUG is offering the very popular workshop for how to use Design Studio. Register here.

    BW/EDW/SAP HANA ASUG Sessions to Consider for SAP TechEd

    Please consider adding these ASUG sessions to your SAP TechEd agenda today:

    Session ID



    Awaken BW! The Experience of Migrating SAP Business Warehouse to SAP HANA


    Architecture and Standard Implementations for SAP HANA Live


    ASUG Influence Council: Enterprise Data Warehouse


    Capacity Modeling for SAP HANA: Knowing When SAP HANA Is Full


    Gaining a Real-Time View of Your Manufacturing KPIs with SAP HANA


    Key Technical Considerations for Leveraging SAP HANA Smart Data Access


    Migrating Three SAP Business Warehouse Deployments to SAP HANA


    The Robust, High-Performance Analytics Platform of SAP HANA


    How to Reuse Intel Hybrid Security Models for SAP BW and SAP HANA


    Secure SAP BW and SAP BusinessObjects Business Planning and Consolidation


    Prepare Your SAP BW & BI for Advanced Analytics: Owens Corning's Story


    SAP Business Suite on SAP HANA – Caterpillar's Journey


    Johns Hopkins’ Technical Migration to SAP HANA: SAP ECC, SAP SRM, and SAP BW

    We will see you online or in person at SAP TechEd in September.

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