It’s been said that data is the new fuel for the digital economy. If this is the case, it is analytics that provides organizations with the engine power for their digital transformation. At SAP TechEd Las Vegas next week, SAP will again  showcase its technology innovations for data, analytics, and applications. Here’s a quick reference list of the sessions you won’t want to miss. Scroll down for some further insights into our portfolio that you can check out while there.

Remember, if you can’t join us, you can still see much of the content online via the SAP TechEd live stream.

SAP TechEd Strategy Talks:

SAP TechEd SAP Lumira sessions:

SAP TechEd SAP Analytics Hub sessions:

SAP TechEd SAP Digital Boardroom Sessions:

SAP TechEd Predictive Analytics Sessions

There will be a variety of lectures, hands-on workshops, networking opportunities, and roadmap sessions to explore the complete advanced analytics portfolio. Check out Orla Cullen’s blog for a complete list.

SAP TechEd Big Data Events

New SAP innovations to information management solutions bring speed and security to big data orchestration. Watch for exciting news and product innovation on this important topic as it related to the end-to-end analytics story from data to analytics.

Taking a Closer Look at SAP’s Analytics Portfolio

The SAP analytics portfolio provides a comprehensive set of modern analytics capabilities, on premise and in the cloud, that work together to analyze data wherever it resides for enterprises of all sizes and across every industry. These solutions help users better understand their business, plan and predict the future, and simplify and transform the enterprise in the digital age. With an end-to-end approach across data, analytics, and applications, SAP Analytics can enable your organization to take action on your most important decisions in the moment.

Bring IT and Business Together for Better Decisions with SAP Lumira 2.0

SAP Lumira 2.0 brings together self-service data discovery for business and IT developers to collaboratively design BI applications that scale to thousands of users. This new release includes new interoperability, UX enhancements, optimized connectivity with SAP Business Warehouse, SAP HANA,  SAP Universes, and provides governed, secure data with the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform.

Embark on a Hybrid Approach for Analytics with SAP Analytics Hub

The SAP Analytics Hub, built on SAP Cloud Platform, centralizes access to analytics scattered around the organization from SAP and third-party applications and platforms, and recommends best analytics to fit personalized needs. It’s a single point of access for on-premise and cloud analytics from SAP or third parties that provides a unified user experience independent of content or deployment type. Content can be documented, categorized, and curated by power users, who can publish links to selected analytics and provide information for business users.

Innovations for Smart Discovery with SAP Analytics Cloud

The SAP Analytics Cloud provides users with the most important analytical needs across an organization so they can easily plan, discover, analyze, and predict—all in a single, integrated cloud-based analytics solution built on SAP Cloud Platform. New innovations include:

  • Enhancements for smart discovery, R visualizations and all new managed R environments— applying machine learning to discovery and simulate data insights
  • Introduction of two new APIs to access and embed SAP Analytics Cloud content
  • Enhanced data access for live connections (SAP Business Warehouse, S/4HANA) supporting hybrid data scenarios, allowing customers to keep data on premise if required
  • Planning enhancements for mass data entry, currency conversation, write back to SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
  • Mobile and collaboration enhancements of story viewing on native iOS app

See a complete list of new product innovations.

SAP Digital Boardroom

Built on SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Digital Boardroom equips executives, directors, and operations leaders with real-time contextual information and ad hoc analysis through large, interactive touch-screen displays. This next-generation solution unifies lines of business data from SAP S/4HANA and other SAP and non-SAP applications to provide a single source of truth for the company.

New features include:

  • New presentation builder, creating guided linear flow for meetings
  • Mobile enhancements and context-sensitive menu for better navigation and chart interaction
  • Enhanced LoB and Industry content for Finance & Procurement, T&E, Marketing best practices, Real-time finance and planning, Chemicals, Insurance, Mill Products, Higher Education and Research, Public Sector, and Retail

I’m looking forward to hearing what SAP Analytics topic you’re most interesting in learning about at SAP TechEd. Connect with me at the show or on Twitter @nicfish