Conference season has officially begun! Come talk data with us next week, February 26th – March 1st at SAPinsider #BIHANA2018 in Las Vegas. SAP will showcase its latest innovations in business intelligence and analytics—bringing you tons of great sessions, hands-on workshops, and numerous opportunities to talk with our SAP Experts. Here’s your insider’s peek into the event.

Top Analytics Sessions at SAPinsider #BIHANA 2018

Monday, February 26th, 2018

 8:30am – 10:15am: The Realities of a Digital Enterprise: How to Create Harmony, Gain Insight, and Innovate

  • Speakers: Gerrit Kazmier Simon & Ivo Bauermann
  • In a rapidly changing global environment, survival of the fittest is determined by speed to market and the ability to tap into vast stores of data—both on premise and in the cloud—for real-time insight. There is a massive shift in how goods and services are delivered thanks to global, enterprise digitization. From healthcare to manufacturing, retail, and the public sector, organizations are shaking up their industries and rewriting the rules of competition by embracing a data-driven, mobile, and hyper-connected culture.

11:00am -12:00pm: Optimizing Your Analytics with SAP Business Warehouse, SAP HANA, and Universes

  • Speaker: Blair Wheadon
  • Digital transformation uses data as the fuel for advanced analytics. In this session, you will learn how to leverage optimized connectivity options into SAP Business Warehouse, SAP HANA, and SAP universes to get the most value from your data using SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Lumira, and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence.

1:00pm – 2:00pm: An Introduction to SAP Leonardo and How It Can Drive Your Digital Transformation

  • Speaker: Matt Spohn
  • Becoming a digital business requires business model and business process changes that no single technology can deliver. Attend this session to find out how SAP Leonardo brings a collection of capabilities, solutions, and services together to provide a digital innovation system—built to not only drive innovation as companies explore digital transformation, but also to scale that innovation and allow businesses to truly transform.

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

1:45pm–3:55pm: Hands-On Lab: Experience End-to-End Analytics with SAP Analytics Cloud

  • Speakers: Aaron Graber & Patrick Sims
  • In this in-depth hands-on session, you will gain an understanding as a business user of what it’s like to consume Analytics content in SAP Analytics Hub, visualize, plan, and predict in SAP Analytics Cloud, and steer your business with SAP Digital Boardroom.

1:00pm – 1:20pm: Impact 20: 5 Reasons to Move to SAP BW/4HANA Now

  • Speakers: Glen Leslie
  • This session will cover 5 reasons it makes sense to look at converting to SAP BW/4HANA now rather than later, especially for those customers who have not yet moved their SAP Business Warehouse system to SAP HANA just yet. Hear how SAP is developing a special set of tools which will allow you to convert directly to SAP BW/4HANA from your existing SAP SAP Business Warehouse system and explore a few of the pre-requisites as well as the business reasons to do so.

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

8:30am – 9:30pm: Harness the Power of IoT and Big Data with SAP Predictive Analytics

  • Speaker: Chandran Saravana
  • Learn how to collect, analyze, predict, and act on information using SAP Predictive Analytics with IoT and Big Data. Explore the impact of IoT and Big Data on the enterprise and learn how to leverage SAP Predictive Analytics to transform business and realize bottom-line results.

11:25am – 12:25pm: Live Demo: Introduction to SAP Analytics Hub

  • Speaker: Adrian Westmorland
  • Attend this session to discover the new SAP Analytics Hub solution, a software as a service (SaaS) offering that boosts your analytics adoption. SAP Analytics Hub centralizes the access of analytics scattered around multiple systems.

3:15pm – 4:15pm: Better, Faster, and Smarter Analytics: Hybrid Analytics for Cloud and On-Premise

  • Speaker: Adrian Westmoreland
  • When you are accessing content or blending data from both on-premise and/or cloud, hybrid analytics should provide a seamless experience. Attend this session to explore SAP’s approach to hybrid analytics and come away with a solid understanding.

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

8:30am – 9:30am: Live Demo: SAP Analytics Cloud: Leverage the Integrated Capabilities of BI, Predictive, and Planning to Empower Day-to-Day Work

  • Speaker: Jacob Stark
  • Step through a detailed use case example of a sales analyst to find out how SAP Analytics Cloud can enable users to seamlessly transition between different analytics needs.

You can find the full set of sessions here.

Ask the Experts

Want detailed answers to your toughest questions? Sit down on Monday or Tuesday with leading experts who use and support SAP technologies for data and analytics and walk away with answers to the questions that matter to you most.

Of course, if you’re attending the conference and wish to speak with one of the many SAP experts on-site, then please drop by the Analytics’ booths where our team will be happy to greet you and answer your questions!

Take the Talk Data Tour

Make sure to come participate in the Talk Data Tour of our eleven different pods on the show floor. You could walk away with a pair of SAP socks or be entered into one of three drawings for a Google Home Mini! Visit the official contest blog for full details.


See you in Las Vegas!

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