SAPPHIRENOW 2012 will commence next week in sunny Orlando Florida, May 14-16. Here’s a sneak peek of a few BI technologies that you will see on the show floor and as part of the Analytics Campus in various sessions, microforums and keynote presentations.

Dashboards in a Porsche 911

Research in Motion (RIM) will have a Porsche 911 in their showcase booth where they will display mobile dashboards on the BlackBerry PlayBook. Watch this video from BlackBerry World showing the dashboards on the PlayBook.  Check out one of the dashboards that will be displayed in the Porsche here.


Mobile Analytics Everywhere

The conference will be buzzing with mobile devices.  Including the buzz for the exciting new mobile BI demos showing off the new SAP BusinessObjects Mobile and SAP BusinessObjects Explorer mobile apps. Here’s a preview for one of the new mobile apps we will be showing on the conference floor –  the latest version of SAP BusinessObjects Explorer for the iPad running on SAP HANA.


Getting Extreme with Predictive Analysis

Catch up on the latest news with predictive analytics. We’ll be sharing new demos of SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analysis, including this latest predictive demo for retail store segmentation you should check out.


Going Social with Analytics

You may have heard about the recent release of new analytic capabilities in SAP StreamWork, SAP’s on-demand collaboration solution. We’ll be showing a number of new collaborative decision-based analytic scenarios including collaboration within the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform and bringing BI right into the collaboration environment within SAP StreamWork.  Watch this preview to get a taste of these new analytics capabilities in SAP StreamWork.

Can’t make the show in Orlando – you can catch all the action online.

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