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Thursday, October 7, 2021

APOS Live Data Gateway – Connect to Live with SAP Analytics

Digital transformations come in all shapes and sizes, but the one thing they all have in common is the need to expand and transform data connectivity. Analytics can be transformative, but only if analysts have access to all pertinent data sources. Download the whitepaper to learn how APOS Live Data Gateway opens up non-SAP data sources to SAP Analytics Cloud to create greater analytics opportunities.

Friday, December 2, 2022

Iver van der Zand’s BTP TechTalk – SAP’s Data & Analytics Strategy

BTP CTO Iver van der Zand’s recent TechTalk, posted to the SAP Community blog, provides a very clear and concise vision of the path forward for the SAP Community and for organizations using SAP Analytics in particular. BTP draws together the resources and capabilities such organizations need to formulate a comprehensive Analytics strategy and roadmap for digital transformation.

Friday, November 25, 2022

288 Billion Snowflake Rows

Snowf’ake’s David Richert reacts to APOS Live Data Gateway returning SAP Analytics Cloud query against a 288 billion row Snowflake table in under 2 seconds.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Futurum Webcast – APOS Live Data Gateway

In a recent webinar, we discussed the steps organizations should take to prepare their SAP BusinessObjects environments are ready for their next steps into the future of BI and Analytics. Here we present three videos based on that webinar’s content.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Right-Sizing SAP BusinessObjects - APOS Live Data Gateway

In a recent webinar, we discussed the steps organizations should take to prepare their SAP BusinessObjects environments are ready for their next steps into the future of BI and Analytics. Here we present three videos based on that webinar’s content.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

BI 2024 – Beyond BI 4.3

BI 2024, the newly announced continuation of on-premise SAP BusinessObjects, is exactly what many organizations were hoping and lobbying for. If your organization is committed to maintaining your on-premise BI, then now is the time to start considering your upgrade path.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

APOS Publisher for Cloud Use Case

A major European company involved in automotive import, distribution, leasing and fleet management services needed timely distribution of SAP Analytics Cloud report content to key business stakeholders. Their information requirements included monthly distribution of reports to internal business users and externally to their partner network.

Monday, August 22, 2022

SAP Analytics Cloud Publishing and Broadcasting Resources

APOS Publisher for Cloud has become the go-to solution for SAP Analytics Cloud customers looking to expand the reach of their analytics through publishing and broadcasting, much as APOS Publisher has filled that role for SAP BusinessObjects customers. Both solutions feature personalized data, targeted distribution, strategic timing, tailored formats, and dynamic flexibility.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

TDWI Enterprise Data Governance

In a recent white paper in their TDWI Solution Landscape series, Enterprise Data Governance, author James Kobielus lays out the data governance difficulties faced by organizations re-imagining their IT infrastructure in the Cloud. We look at how APOS solutions for cloud-based analytics platforms stack up against the metrics and functions established by Kobielus.


Tuesday, May 24, 2022

TDWI maturity models, APOS Live Data Gateway

TDWI data management maturity and analytics maturity models identify trends and place heavy emphasis on establishing sound data architecture and data governance. APOS Live Data Gateway's data virtualization and self-service modelling capabilities can help organizations meet many of their data management and analytics challenges.

Monday, March 28, 2022

Hunt Oil Company – APOS Customer SuccessNLMK Europe needed to establish a publishing strategy with SAP Analytics Cloud. They needed to broadcast to customers in a timely manner and in preferred formats to give the customers an overview of the product to expect and to confirm shipping arrangements.


Tuesday, March 15, 2022

APOS Live Data Gateway Use Case

A global, church-based, charity confederation working to alleviate hunger and poverty uses SAP Analytics Cloud to report on internal cost allocations to controllers, managers and directors. They needed to expand their analytics with access to SAP Finance and Controlling (FICO) data located in Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft SSAS. They were looking for high-performance, live data connectivity that would give their reports rapid drill-down capabilities into line items.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

SAP Analytics Cloud Live Data Connectivity - APOS Live Data Gateway

Using live data analytics, you can examine the current state of your enterprise data at any time, regardless of where that data is stored. APOS Live Data Gateway provides virtualized data connectivity to connect SAP Analytics Cloud and other analytics solutions to relational and OLAP, cloud-based or on-premise data assets, and even application-based data sources such as SAP Ariba.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

APOS Live Data Gateway Use Case

A Europe-based food ingredient manufacturer doing nearly €1 billion in annual sales deployed SAP Analytics Cloud with data from SAP BW/4HANA, but needed to expand live data connectivity for SAP Analytics Cloud to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (MSAS) and Microsoft SQL Server. These expanded data connectivity needs focused on important data related to sales statistics, as well as customer incident tracking data, to be used for sales, operational, and executive steering committee management needs.

Friday, January 28, 2022

Automate UNX, Web Intelligence Migration

A major electronics manufacturer and software developer planned to move their SAP BusinessObjects data source from a legacy system to Snowflake Data Warehouse Cloud. Like other organizations attempting similar migrations, they found UNV compatibility issues.


Wednesday, January 19, 2022

SAP Analytics Cloud Broadcasting - APOS Publisher for Cloud

While the ability to push content in this manner is extremely important, there are other fundamental requirements for broadcasting, bursting and publishing, including formats, destinations, filtering and scheduling.


Thursday, January 13, 2022

APOS Live Data Gateway Use Case

A large international retail bank, insurer and cooperative based in France needed to streamline their quarterly regulatory reporting workflow to ensure timely management of audit controls across regional and local branches. Data from their SAP Financial Consolidation module was essential to this effort, and they needed to replace time-consuming manual data consolidation processes by establishing live data connectivity between SAP Analytics Cloud and their SAP Financial Consolidation data in Microsoft SQL Server.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

SAP Analytics Cloud Broadcasting - APOS Publisher for Cloud

A “push” methodology places your Analytics in the path of people who need it to perform their duties. This methodology takes into account where your information consumers are, when they need the information you are supplying, and what format best suits how they need to use that information.


Friday, December 10, 2021

Automate UNV Migration to UNX

Automate UNX migration to UNX and repointing of Web Intelligence reports. View use cases showing how customers have used APOS Migrator for Web Intelligence to automate this process.



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