SAPinsider Publishes New Article — “Moving Maintenance from Preventative to Predictive with SAP HANA”

March 4, 2014


DEDHAM, Mass., March 4, 2014 SAPinsider magazine announces that a new article, “Moving Maintenance from Preventative to Predictive with SAP HANA” by Axel Janssen and Jens Hagen, is now available in its January-March 2014 issue.

The availability of machine-to-machine connectivity and increasing amounts of data with which to make informed decisions are driving the shift toward predictive maintenance. Yet “time to insight” is often delayed by a lack of data consolidation across a variety of data sources and formats. This article explores how the SAP Custom Development and Strategic Projects organizations co-innovate with customers to enable in-memory computing to help make predictive maintenance with little time to insight a reality.

“Moving Maintenance from Preventative to Predictive with SAP HANA” by Axel Janssen and Jens Hagen is now available at The article can also be found on page 62 of the January-March 2014 issue of SAPinsider, both in print and via the SAPinsider mobile app for Apple and Android platforms.

About the authors
Axel Janssen is an SAP HANA Solution Architect, part of the innovation program in SAP Custom Development and Strategic Projects. He works on topics such as predictive maintenance and is based in Palo Alto.

Jens Hagen is an SAP HANA Solution Architect in the SAP Custom Development organization. He is focused on identifying SAP HANA development use cases with customers in the MEE region and is based in Walldorf.

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Melanie A. Obeid
Editorial Director, SAPinsider & insiderPROFILES
WIS Publishing, publisher of SAPinsider

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