SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio – A Beginner’s Guide

By Dr. Berg

In this blog Dr. Berg takes a look at the features of Design Studio, exploring the basic functions and also look at the capabilities of this new interesting tool from SAP.



SAPinsider Lifecycle Management Matters column thumbnail By Karl Kessler

Learn in detail about the newest development additions to SAP NetWeaver 7.4. Topics covered include features for database-independent programming with Open SQL, unified data modeling and definition with core data services, and simplified control of stored procedures with ABAP-managed database procedures.


A Traditional Data Warehouse Architect's Guide to SAP HANA

Featuring Sambaran Chakravorty, Deloitte

Understand how SAP HANA views respond differently to SQL than traditional RDBMS views. Learn how to produce analytics using a combination of stored procedures, enterprise SAP HANA modeling, and R statistical packages. Find out how to construct complex structures and SQL query equivalents using SAP HANA calculation views.


Make the Most Out of Procure to Pay Solutions in SAP Landscapes

Identifying, evaluating, and selecting the right third-party procure-to-pay (P2P) solution for your SAP implementation isn't easy.  One of the biggest factors to consider is the solutions’ ability to reliably and efficiently interact with the underlying ERP system. When evaluating third-party P2P solutions for implementation in an SAP environment, Blue Hill Research recommends a careful examination of four key areas. This report will discuss each of these areas in detail, building further with insights from current SAP users and recommendations to help improve your project’s chances for success.



Where Does SAP Lumira Fit into Your BI Toolset? Q&A with SAP Mentors Joshua Fletcher & Clint Vosloo

What is the latest on plans and enhancements for Lumira, what has changed with release 1.25, and how can you use Lumira with other tools in the BI toolset?  SAP Mentors and BI 2015 speakers Clint Vosloo and Joshua Fletcher take readers' questions on SAP Lumira in this SAPinsider chat.