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Thursday, June 27, 2024

Customer Success – APOS Data Gateway –Microsoft Azure Analysis Services

A Europe-based producer of baked goods and natural snacks marketed internationally under multiple brands, produced in numerous facilities across Europe, Africa and the Americas, with annual sales over €.5 billion needed live data connectivity between SAP Analytics Cloud and Microsoft Azure Analysis Services.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Customer Success – APOS Data Gateway – Palantir Foundry & Databricks

The IT systems division of a heavy equipment manufacturer and distributor provides information services to its dealer community, enabling that community to manage equipment lifecycles, and enabling the parent company’s finance and accounting services to analyze and report on a complete picture of enterprise transactions.

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Optimiz and Revitalize with APOS On-Demand Webinars

Whether you are advancing on your SAP Analytics Cloud journey, or revitalizing your SAP BusinessObjects deployment and committing to its future in BI 4.3 and BI 2025, there are on-demand webinars to help you see what’s possible and give you perspective on your plans.

Friday, May 31, 2024

New SAP BI Statement of Direction – May 2024

The recently released (May 2024), updated SAP Analytics Business Intelligence Statement of Direction (SOD) gave SAP BusinessObjects enthusiasts much to cheer about, starting with an updated roadmap that shows support for the venerated BI platform continuing to the edge of the page and beyond.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Expertum – APOS Partner Spotlight

Expertum is a Benelux-based consulting company that implements end-to-end SAP solutions to streamline workflows, simplfy processes, and empower their customers to achieve their business objectives. They provide services in the following categories: strategy, licenses, processes, environment, experts, support. Expertum works with its customers through roadmapping, prototyping, execution, and monitoring their SAP solutions.

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Britvic – Connecting SAP Analytics Cloud to Snowflake Data Cloud

Britvic plc has embarked on a mission to consolidate data into a centralized Snowflake data lake to extend the value of internal data by complementing it with external data. They implemented SAP Analytics Cloud as their data visualization tool, but soon ran into performance issues with importing data from Snowflake into SAP Analytics Cloud.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Customer Success – APOS Publisher for Cloud – Precision Instruments

A global provider of precision instruments and services for many applications in research and development, quality control, productions, logistics and retail. They needed precise control over their report distribution. In particular, the Sales and Marketing departments needed to replace 10,000+ report broadcasts served with SAP BusinessObjects Publications capabilities..

Friday, April 26, 2024

Customer Success – APOS Publisher for Cloud – Report Broadcasting in Retail

A division of a major African retail and wholesale group has hundreds of stores in multiple countries, and is a leader in the general merchandise, liquor, home improvement and wholesale food markets. Their challenge was to communicate timely information using SAC visualizations and reports to their network of store managers and executives for better, data-driven management. They found that the Publications capabilities of SAC made report broadcasting complex and time consuming.

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Aspris Case Study – APOS Data Gateway, SAP Analytics Cloud, Azure SQL

APOS Data Gateway and SAP Analytics Cloud are integral parts of the IT landscape at Aspris. The combination of SAP Analytics Cloud, APOS Data Gateway, and Azure SQL is known internally at Aspris as “Aspris Insight,” and this combination is helping Aspris toward a culture of data literacy within the organization, leading to higher service levels for the young people in their care, better management of education, and greater accountability amongst their staff.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Customer Success – APOS Publisher for Cloud – Aerospace

A multinational company at the forefront of aerospace innovation, including the design and manufacture of commercial aircraft, defence contracting and space engineering needed to schedule and execute emails with filtered SAC reports as automatically customized PDF files detailing performance metrics for all manufacturing and assembly facilities.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

APOS Publisher for Cloud – SAP Analytics Cloud Personalized Report Broadcasting

The key to a winning report broadcasting strategy is fulfilling the needs of your recipients in an effective and efficient manner. What this means in practice is using dynamic processes to deliver relevant information to the right people at the right time and in the right formats.


Thursday, March 21, 2024

APOS Publisher for Cloud – Who Needs SAC Report Broadcasting

APOS Publisher for Cloud report broadcasting uses the “push” communications concept, which places information into the daily workflow of recipients in the format that is most useful to them.


Friday, March 15, 2024

APOS Infoscheduler Customer Success– Jungheinrich – SAP BusinessObjects

Reporting is a critically important supply chain element for an intralogistics organization that optimizes material handling, warehousing, and material flow for its customers. Suppliers receive reports on expected inventory delivery timelines and locations.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

APOS Web Intelligence Migrator – Telecom Use Case

A multinational telecommunications company and wireless carrier, one of the largest in the world, with revenues above $100 billion, was upgrading SAP BusinessObjects to BI 4.3, and eventually to BI 2025, and moving from Teradata to Snowflake Data Cloud. Because BI 2025 does not support UNV universes, the company had to convert their UNV universes to UNX, and repoint and validate their Web Intelligence reports.

Monday, March 11, 2024

APOS Data Gateway – Snowflake Data Cloud – Salling Group

Salling Group is a large, Europe-based retailer running multiple chains of retail stores, and the largest retailer in Denmark. Salling had consolidated a large legacy of financial data in Snowflake Data Cloud. They needed their analysts to have access to this data in SAP Analytics Cloud to extract KPI and other comparative data to drive better business decisions moving forward. However, SAP Analytics Cloud does not support live data connectivity with Snowflake Data Cloud.

Monday, March 4, 2024

APOS Data Gateway – New Connection Options

The new APOS Import Data Gateway expands data connectivity to let you leverage your non-SAP data assets through the full cycle of SAP Analytics Cloud Planning.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

UNX Migration – Financial Sector – APOS Web Intelligence Migrator

A large, multinational insurance and financial institution with a long-term commitment to SAP BusinessObjects used APOS Web Intelligence Migrator to implement UNX universes in readiness for SAP BI 2025.


Wednesday, January 31, 2024

UNV to UNX Migration

A recent APOS webinar revealed a number of customer success stories from different industries, each illustrating that you need not be intimidated by your upcoming UNV conversion project, regardless of its size. Here are some videos based on that webinar’s content.

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