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Wednesday, July 26, 2023

APOS Live Data Gateway – SAP Analytics Cloud, Snowflake, Retail

A large, Europe-based retailer running multiple chains of retail stores had consolidated legacy financial data from decades of corporate activities and acquisitions 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.

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Bristol – Customer Success – APOS Publisher for Cloud

Bristol, a European, Benelux -based retailer specializing in shoes, clothing and accessories, uses SAP Analytics Cloud as its Analytics platform. They needed a timely means of distributing personalized sales reports in PDF format to store management on a weekly basis. The timing of report delivery was critical for Euro Shoe Group’s scheduled sales meetings. Personalization was also critical: each store needed information specific to its previous week’s performance.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

CData Best-of-Breed Analytics podcast with APOS COO Allan Pym

Recently, APOS Business Development Manager Jay Murdoch and APOS Solution Consulting Manager Alan Golding joined Mario Rosenfelder from our Austrian partner ConsultNetwork on a webinar to discuss APOS Live Data Gateway. While the webinar content was delivered primarily in English, Mario added a German introduction and presented himself as an excellent resource for our German-speaking customers and potential customers.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

CData Best-of-Breed Analytics podcast with APOS COO Allan Pym

APOS COO Allan Pym recently sat down for a CData JOIN podcast to discuss innovations, trends and real-life case studies. CData is a leader in real-time data connectivity and an APOS partner supplying JDBC drivers for a variety of non-SAP data assets. APOS uses CData drivers in conjunction with its APOS Live Data Gateway solution.

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

APOS Live Data Gateway Semantic Layer

In a recent TDWI blog post, “How a Semantic Layer Helps Your Data Teams,” David P. Mariani says “The semantic layer may be the key to making the self-service data revolution a reality for everyone.” We heartily agree.

Friday, June 30, 2023

APOS Administrator InfoScheduler Use Case - SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office - Intralogistics

One of the World’s largest providers of intralogistics goods and services such as material handling equipment, warehousing and material flow engineering services needed to automate scheduling of SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office (AO) monthly and weekly reports to hundreds of suppliers and thousands of internal technical staff. They wanted to replace their existing, internally developed, BEx Broadcaster-based publishing solution, which required continuous and labor-intensive maintenance.

Monday, June 26, 2023

APOS Publisher for Cloud – SAP Analytics Amplification

Effective amplification of your Analytics insights requires an enterprise broadcasting strategy. Broadcasting effectively gets information to the right people, at the right time, and in the right format.


Thursday, June 8, 2023

SAP Datasphere – Power BI DirectQuery

APOS Live Data Gateway provides the ability to expand consumption of your Datasphere, Data Warehouse Cloud and BW assets to Power BI through support for Power BI DirectQuery.

Thursday, May 25, 2023

APOS Publisher for Cloud – BTP Webinar Summary

The SAP BTP Adoption Program Team recently hosted a presentation and panel on broadcasting for SAP Analytics Cloud. APOS Chief Operating Officer and APOS Solution Consulting Manager Alan Golding delivered the presentation on Enhanced Enterprise Report Broadcasting for SAP Analytics Cloud.

Thursday, May 25, 2023

APOS Publisher for Cloud Use Cases

In a recent post, we showed use cases demonstrating How Live Connectivity Is Essential to Analytics Productivity. Data enables analysts to analyze, but their next challenge is communicating their insights to the right people at the right time and in the right format. APOS Publisher for Cloud makes this communication possible.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Western Kentucky University APOS Administrator Customer Success

Western Kentucky University (WKU) uses SAP BusinessObjects as their reporting solution. They are currently running BI 4.2, but will upgrade shortly to BI 4.3. They were challenged by repetitive administrative tasks and change management as manual administration was time-consuming, labor-intensive and prone to human error.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

A recent TDWI Executive Q&A on the State of Cloud Analytics notes the rising popularity of Cloud-based Analytics. It cites survey data that demonstrates customers see Cloud-based Analytics as more cost effective, providing faster time to value, easier to use, more functional, and having a democratizing effect on Analytics. However, there are two major limiting factors on the successful deployment of Cloud-based Analytics platforms.

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

APOS Live Data Gateway Use Cases

APOS Live Data Gateway helps analysts across the spectrum of business and not-for-profit organizations who are using SAP Analytics Cloud to fulfill their Analytics missions by enabling the inclusion of data from all enterprise data assets in their Analytics. Enterprise data resides in numerous data assets, and APOS Live Data Gateway makes that data available where it resides. Data is live, and remains current, governed and secure.

Thursday, April 27, 2023

SAP BTP Presentation - APOS Live Data Gateway

SAP’s BTP Adoption Program Team recently hosted a presentation and panel on expanding live data connectivity for SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and SAP Datasphere. APOS Chief Operating Officer and APOS Solution Consulting Manager Alan Golding delivered the presentation on Expanded Live Connectivity for SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Datasphere with APOS Live Data Gateway.

Monday, April 17, 2023

SAP Analytics Business Intelligence Statement of Direction – April 2023

SAP’s Eric Fenollosa recently posted a summary of the April 2023 update to the SAP Analytics Business Intelligence Statement of Direction on the SAP Community blog with a link to Laura Vega’s SAP Community blog post, UNV is dead, long live UNX. Laura mentions and links to APOS Migrator for Web Intelligence.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

APOS Publisher for Cloud – Advanced SAC Broadcasting

A major auto manufacturing company in India adopted SAP Analytics Cloud as their analytics platform to ensure their management team had the tools to fulfill the company’s objectives and vision. They use SAP Analytics Cloud to communicate KPIs to the management team, but had experienced challenges in communicating those KPIs in a timely and effective manner.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

SAP Analytics Cloud is the go-forward BI and Analytics solution for SAP customers. SAP has invested heavily into this cloud-based Analytics platform, combining Business Intelligence (BI), Planning, and Predictive Analytics reporting, with AI and ML capabilities, all in one platform.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

A TDWI Best Practices Report on Monetizing Enterprise Data and Analytics outlines the importance of data democratization. APOS Live Data Gateway enables data democratization, releasing the value of your data while safeguarding data access and governance through virtualized data connectivity.

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