Month: May 2009

  • Mastering BusinessObjects Conference, Sydney Australia

    The Mastering BusinessObjects 2009 conference was held in Manly, Sydney this week. I delivered three presentations, on SAP BusinessObjects vision, BI Competency Centers, and Why BI Projects Fail. Full downloadable slide sets available.

  • Why BI Projects Fail and What To Do About it, Australia

    This session was presented at Mastering BusinessObjects 2009 conference in Manly, Sydney. It covers the six main areas that most often lead to BI project failure.

  • BI Competency Centers, Australia

    This session was presented at Mastering BusinessObjects 2009 conference in Manly, Sydney. It covers the benefits of BI Competencies, and how to create, organize, and manage them.

  • Transforming BI, Australia

    The first keynote presentation at Mastering BusinessObjects 2009 in Manly, Sydney, covering BI in a downturn, strategy-to-execution vision, and SAP BusinessObjects innovation.

  • Latest Web 2.0 Prototypes at SAP Inside Track Palo Alto

    Latest Web 2.0 Prototypes at SAP Inside Track Palo Alto

    SAP Inside Track Palo Alto 2009 will be held this week on May 29. It’s a day of community organized sessions for people in SAP technical and functional roles. The sessions are lead by SAP staff and Mentors living in the Bay Area – check out the list of sessions. We’re strong believers in collaboration, […]

  • Social Network Analyzer Extensions using the API

    Social Network Analyzer Extensions using the API

    Ted Ueda, a Senior Engineer with SAP BusinessObjects Technical Customer Assurance, has posted a great piece explaining how to use the SAP BusinessObjects Social Network Analyzer Web Services API to extend functionality and integrate with other applications. I’ve posted the screen shots and a one-line description below. For more explanation and the code samples, checkout […]

  • The Next Xcelsius? RoamBI Provides BusinessObjects BI for the iPhone

    The Next Xcelsius? RoamBI Provides BusinessObjects BI for the iPhone

    Santiago Becerra, the creator of the Xcelsius technology, has founded a new company and launched a new BI front end for the iPhone called RoamBI, than can easily access Excel, BusinessObjects, and Salesforce.com data.

  • SAP and Open Social at the Google I/O Developer Conference

    SAP and Open Social at the Google I/O Developer Conference

    John Mayerhofer and Laurent Bride will be talking about SAP’s use of Open Social APIs during the Google I/O Developer Conference, on Thursday May 28th, 12pm – 1pm, as part of a discussion on “OpenSocial in the Enterprise”: In the year and half since OpenSocial’s public launch, there are now over 700 million end users […]

  • Dashboard Web Seminar: Empower Users With Critical Information

    I’m doing a web seminar today on Dashboards best practice, with Brad Devlin explaining how best to use BusinessObjects Xcelsius — here’s the invitation text, and a copy of the slides.

  • SAPPHIRE 09 Virtual Event

    SAPPHIRE 09 Virtual Event

    This is the part of a series of posts looking at Web 2.0 technology in conjunction with last week’s SAPPHIRE ‘09 event in Orlando, Florida. This post looks at using the latest technologies to expand the reach of SAPPHIRE far beyond just the people physically attending. In the last six months, SAP has extensively tested […]