Being able to do transactions and analysis in real-time is a big deal. But it’s far from being the first time business people have clamored for real-time systems, nor the first time the computer industry has touted the benefits!
40 years of conventional analytic is being overturned, with in-memory technology that allows analytic and operational processing on the same system.
Perhaps surprisingly, baking companies and computers have a long history of working together. The very first business application ever was “bakery valuations” in 1951, and now pioneers like Turkish baker UNO are taking things to the next level with in-memory technology.
It’s a brave new big-data world out there – and tools like SAP BusinessObjects Explorer mobile let you explore it (no matter what era you grew up in).
End-user training for business intelligence is worth investing in — giving somebody a pencil doesn’t make them Picasso!