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With BI 2012 behind us, look for special author booth appearances at next week's HR, GRC, and Financials shows

by Scott Wallask

March 5, 2012

By Scott Wallask, SAPexperts

Last week during the BI 2012 conference, we were happy to host Dan Kearnan of SAP when he made a special appearance at the SAPexperts booth to discuss SAP HANA.

It was a more personal setting that you don't often get during our traditional educational sessions at the BI show. The appearance was 15 minutes long and meant to be a quick stop-over for attendees visiting the booth or heading to lunch -- "speed-dating with HANA," Kearnan quipped.

SAP's Dan Kearnan takes conference attendees through HANA

Kearnan talked about where the in-memory technology is heading in 2012 and beyond, with the utlimate goal of HANA replacing databases and serving as the data foundation for all SAP applications, including SAP NetWeaver BW.

Additionally, SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 is specially designed to work on top of HANA, he said.

We'll continue our special booth m eet-and-greets at the combined HR 2012, GRC 2012, and Financials 2012 conferences next week. For those of you attending, please check out the following booth appearances:

  • Wednesday March 14, 1:45 p.m. -- Jeremy Masters of Worklogix discusses “What's new with Employee and Manager Self Service in enhancement packages 4 and 5”
  • Thursday March 15, 1:45 p.m. --  David Dixon of TruQua Enterprises talks about "Tips for mapping SAP ERP data to SAP BPC”

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