Where ABAP Meets SAP HANA

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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.

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SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio – A Beginner’s Guide

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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.

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Spotlight on BI 4.1

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SAP seeks to provide any company of any size with an end-to-end business intelligence (BI) platform, on premise or in the cloud, that will allow it to anticipate or create disruption in its industry. Central to this vision is SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1, which enables customers to work smarter, faster, and simpler. This four-part spotlight on SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 provides foundational knowledge for SAP customers, opening with an executive overview by Clemens Prändl, SVP and GM of SAP Analytics. It covers the top 10 reasons to upgrade to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1, best practices for upgrading your BI platform, and a look at how SAP is simplifying the BI portfolio moving forward.

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GRC Guidebook: Strategies and Tools to Mitigate Risk

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Kevin McCollom, SAP Vice President and General Manager of GRC Solutions, kicks off this SAPinsider Special Report with an article that highlights the primary reason for becoming regulatory compliant: While the average cost of compliance for organizations is $3.5 million, the average cost of non-compliance-related problems is $9.4 million. By building a robust GRC platform and investing in the right resources, you can minimize these costs and comply with regulations. In additional articles, SAP partners provide you with specific tips on developing your GRC strategy, choosing solutions, or using the ones you have in place. Topics include the importance of data archiving, how to avoid cyber attacks, an exploration of risk management principles in banking, measures to achieve global access control, and security monitoring of SAP systems.

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What Is the SAP Design Studio SDK and Why Use It? Q&A with Dr. Berg on Streamlining Dashboard Creation with Design Studio

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Whether you are working in SAP Design Studio now or considering a move to Design Studio, what do you need to know about the SDK? When is it the right tool for building custom Design Studio applications? Dr. Bjarne Berg and his colleagues take readers’ questions on Design Studio SDK in a live Q&A.

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