New SAP BusinessObjects Innovation Center

SAP BusinessObjects has just launched a new Innovation Center, taking over from the the existing BusinessObjects Labs at http://labs.businessobjects.com. The Innovation Center is modeled after Google Labs. It showcases new software prototypes based on concepts and ideas from customers, partners, and internal teams. Anybody is free to download and try them, but they are not …

BI in Bahrain

here was lots of interest in the SAP BusinessObjects portfolio of solutions at the SUG-MENA event in Bahrain. See the Xcelsius dashboard using local data, and the presentation I gave.

SAP’s Collborative Sustainability Strategy

SAP recently announced its intention to collaborate closely with its customers and partners as part of a sustainability strategy that includes aggressive carbon reduction targets, a new cross-functional sustainability organization, and sustainability solutions for customers.

If Europe Could Vote in the US Elections?

Some fun with Xcelsius, using polling data gathered by the Economist. Click on the different countries to see the percentages. Use the slider to see how many times more votes McCain would need to have a chance of winning such an election… Download a model as a PowerPoint slide