Author Archives: chrishoulder

About chrishoulder

Learning and teaching are two of my key passions, spending time with my family another. I am always on-hand and hopefully helpfully

SBOP Design Studio Release 1.0

Introduction With the upcoming General Availability (GA) of SBOP Design Studio somewhere in November 2012 (14/11/2012), I was given the chance to get some hands on training and to provide some honest feedback to SAP. SBOP Design Studio is a … Continue reading

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Posted in SAP BW, SAP Design Studio, SAP HANA, SAP ZEN | 1 Comment

SAP HANA Certification (C_HANAIMP_10)

I was lucky enough to have SAP HANA training provided for free by the SAP APJ Partner University.  Whilst not the most comprehensive training in the world, I would like to thank SAP APJ for their efforts and gesture of … Continue reading

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SAP BPC Bootcamp (Singapore) May 22nd – 24th 2012

It was an interesting week; I had the opportunity to attend the SAP BPC Bootcamp in Singapore (Marina Sands Bay Convention and Expo Center) run by SAPInsider. This event was packed with content covering all aspects of BPC; speakers including … Continue reading

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SAP Visual Intelligence (on HANA)

Last week SAP launched Visual Intelligence (aka Visi), this is basically a desktop version of BO Explorer, it can currently only connect to SAP HANA . The installation can now be downloaded from the market place, it is about 150MB … Continue reading

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SAP Predictive Analytics (with SAP HANA)

SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analysis is a statistical analysis and data mining solution that enables you to build predictive models and visually interact with the data to discover hidden insights and relationships in your data, and thereby provide the basis for … Continue reading

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SAP BW Transient Providers based on SAP HANA

There is much debate about the future of SAP BW especially with the advent of SAP HANA; I am here to tell you BW will be around for a long time to come. SAP has made significant investment to integrate … Continue reading

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Geo visualisation with SAP Business Objects Mobile (FP3)

I finally got the chance to play with the fabled Business Objects 4.0 Feature Pack 3 mobile solutions.  One of the recent additions to Business Objects Mobile on the IPad in conjunction with BusinessObjects 4.0 FP3 is the ability to … Continue reading

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