Q&A: Business Intelligence and Analytics for Decision Making

SAP Help Consulting

This presentation with Gary Cokins will cover:

  • Learning why business analytics and leveraging Big Data provide a competitive advantage.

  • Understanding the difference between business intelligence (BI) and business analytics.

  • How to imbed statistics and analytics into enterprise performance management (EPM) methods.

  • How to differentiate forecasting from predictive modeling.

  • Learning alternative approaches to accelerating the adoption rate of business analytics.

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GET ANSWERS TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS AND MANY MORE by watching the webcast video above.

Q&A questions answered by Gary Cokins.

Q: Based on your observations what is a major lesson learned by organizations attempting to broaden the adoption rate of applying analytics?

Q: Why is the CFO and accounting function so many years behind with embracing the use of advanced analytics.



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The Business Information (BI) module is one of the most dynamically changing areas, both within the SAP world and externally. This is partially due to the increased need for real-time business metrics on multiple devices, the rise in mergers and acquisitions, and the evolution of SAP HANA-only systems, which opens up an array of possibilities.

Attend this live Q&A with two of ERPfixers' BI and SAP HANA experts, Dmitry Kuznetsov and Mani Chinnaiah, where you can ask your most pressing questions such as:

Is there a future for classic BW?
When is best to use BW and when S/4HANA Modelling?
What is the up-side of S/4HANA Analytics over native HANA Modelling?
How to "build history" in HANA
Does it save time to implement HANA-based Data Warehouse?
Is HANA Live fading away?
What team-training is advised in the BI area?
How is predictive analytics integrated in SAP?
How is the Internet of Things (IoT) handled in HANA Cloud Platform?