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Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Operational Data Governance – APOS Live Data Gateway

As organizations move forward with their analytics plans, they face the need for governed connectivity to numerous data sources from numerous data source vendors. Through our interactions with these organizations, we have formed a pretty good understanding of their governance concerns and challenges, and APOS Live Data Gateway is designed to address those concerns and meet those challenges.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

APOS Export Data Gateway – SAP Analytics Cloud

APOS Export Data Gateway is designed to meet strategic requirements for data extracts from a data source, which are then saved to a static file (CSV) and distributed to a targeted location or user.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

APOS Publisher for Cloud – SAP Analytics Cloud Personalized Bursting

A leading, highly diversified, agricultural sciences manufacturer has been using BEx Broadcaster with SAP BW to keep its large network of customers, partners and resellers informed. The company planned to move their SAP BW deployment to SAP BW/4HANA, and needed to replicate BEx broadcasting capabilities on the new platform.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Digital Transformation & Non-SAP Data Assets

We recently published a post to the SAP Community site discussing the role of non-SAP data assets in SAP analytics in particular and digital transformations in general. The point of the post was to highlight the importance of non-SAP data assets in BI and analytics, and how these assets need to be considered in every organization’s digital transformation.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Self-Service Semantic Layer

APOS has been an active member of the SAP partner ecosystem for a couple of decades now, and we have helped many organizations achieve their strategic and tactical BI and analytics objectives over that time. The SAP partner ecosystem continues to play a vital role in the digital transformation of many SAP customer organizations.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

SAP BI Post-Migration Ongoing Quality Assurance

Our webinar series on simplifying your SAP BusinessObjects upgrade addressed the issue of ongoing quality assurance, and how you can use what you have learned in your upgrade preparation, execution and validation to improve that ongoing quality assurance.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

SAP Staatement of Direction

All in all, this year’s statement of direction achieves an inspiring vision of the future, provides a clear path to that future, and minimizes the trepidation of those organizations that wish to tackle digital transformation at their own speed.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Geospatial Visualizations from Non-SAP Data Sources

Typically, Analytics development processes are created in a separate environment, then migrated to the live, or production, environment. You can use APOS Live Data Gateway to create views on your data in your development, testing, or QA environment, and then migrate those views to your production environment.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Geospatial Visualizations from Non-SAP Data Sources

If geospatial visualizations are a key ingredient in your analytics, then chances are that some or much of the data you need for these visualizations in SAP Analytics Cloud resides in non-SAP data sources.



Wednesday, June 23, 2021

SAP BI Post-Migration Validation and Optimization

We recently hosted a series of webinars on simplifying your SAP BusinessObjects upgrade. You can watch all of these webinars on demand.



Thursday, June 17, 2021

APOS Live Data Gateway Use Case

A top-ranked global reinsurance organization was undertaking a multi-year finance transformation project, and one of their top priorities was to provide real-time financial reporting to stakeholders Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) data cubes.


Wednesday, June 16, 2021

SAP BI System Restore Best Practice

SAP BusinessObjects systems have layers, and these layers must be restored in the proper sequence so that each new layer creates and maintains its relationships with the previously restored layers.


Tuesday, June 15, 2021

SAPPHIRE NOW 2021 Digital Transformation in a Pandemic Year

From our vantage in the SAPPHIRE NOW 2021 APOS virtual booth, we saw plenty of excitement over the direction in which SAP and its partner ecosystem is moving. We are proud to be a long-time member of that ecosystem.


Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Self-Service Semantic Layer

SAP Analytics Cloud’s analytics and planning capabilities are greatly assisted by APOS Live Data Gateway’s live and import data connectivity, but the Gateway also provides the same data connectivity for other SAP data platforms, including SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, SAP S/4HANA, and SAP HANA (on-premise and cloud-based).

Monday, June 7, 2021


If you’re attending the 2021 SAPPHIRE NOW virtual event, visit the APOS virtual booth in the Partner Showcase, where you can engage in live chat and review APOS products that can help your organization realized its digital transformation objectives.


Thursday, June 3, 2021

Self-Service Semantic Layer

To build a truly self-service oriented analytics platform, you must overcome the barriers created by the need for technical knowledge of the platform’s structure and workings. These need to be as transparent as possible for your less technical users. By removing such barriers, you can broaden your user base and create extended analytics value.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

APOS Live Data Gateway – Connect to SnowflakeAPOS Live Data Gateway supports import connectivity to those data sources, which is a requirement for SAP Analytics Cloud Planning. Watch the video to see how the Gateway extends SAP Analytics Cloud Planning capabilities with import data access to non-SAP data sources.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

High Performance SAP BI Administration

APOS Administrator automates many of your SAP BI tasks, providing high-volume and bulk administration to simplify working with security, object, instance, upgrade, and universe management.


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