itelligence to Sponsor and Speak at SAPInsider BI HANA and Basis 2018

SAPInsider, BI HANA Basis 2018

itelligence is proud to announce our sponsorship and top experts will be at SAPInsider BI HANA & Basis 2018, taking place February 26 to March 1, 2018 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

BI & HANA 2018 and Basis SAP Administration are an annual collaboration of SAP and SAPinsider, and the definitive conference for professionals who use and support SAP data technologies, SAP Cloud Platform, business apps, and analytics. Attend to get practical training and new skills for today’s changing SAP landscape. Join us to update your knowledge of SAP’s data and analytics solutions and how you can best leverage them in your organization.

Our close collaboration with SAPInsider this year has made it possible to extend a special registration discount off the on-site registration price:

itelligence SAPinsider BI HANA & Basis 2018 Presentation Schedule

If you’re able to attend the event, please be sure to stop by our booth in the Exhibit Hall and check out our itelligence speaker sessions:

Sunday, February 25, 2018
1:00pm – 4:00pm

On-premise vs. cloud: A step-by-step guide to develop and execute your SAP S/4HANA migration project
Presented by Bret Applegate & Sadi Fieldsend

Attend this pre-conferenc workshop to learn the difference between the various cloud concepts as they relate to SAP. Learn how a solid cloud strategy can help your IT organization achieve its goals.  Gain an understanding of the key considerations that must be weighed when determining if your organization can benefit from a cloud strategy.  Learn the road map options available for transforming your SAP environment into the new age of SAP S/4HANA, and obtain insight on the key considerations for deciding between SAP S/4HANA on premise or in the cloud. Hear about the tools and processes used to transform your existing SAP ERP environment to the latest SAP S/4HANA release, while moving to the cloud in a single step.

By attending, you will:

  • Learn the difference between on-premise and managed cloud (private and public) to determine which is best for your organization
  • Learn how to evaluate your organization’s “cloud readiness”
  • Develop a cloud strategy to understand “considerations” around hybrid clouds and consider SAP’s cloud-first approach
  • Understand the road map options for moving to SAP S/4HANA in the cloud, including greenfield and one-step upgrade/migration
  • Gather tips on putting together a successful SAP S/4HANA migration strategy
  • Discover tools and strategies for moving to the cloud and migrating to SAP S/4HANA in one step
  • Gain understanding of SAP S/4HANA cloud integration topics

Monday, February 26, 2018
2:10pm – 3:10pm

Mapping your journey to SAP S/4HANA – Compare options and get technical tips and tricks to succeed
Presented by Sadi Fieldsend

Learn the differences between SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA Finance, and SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management, and their technical requirements. Understand the migration and conversion process and the differences between a standard migration approach vs. using the database migration option in the Software Update Manager tool.

By attending, you will:

  • Compare the use of a standard migration vs. an SAP database migration option (DMO) approach vs. SAP S/4HANA conversion tools
  • Understand components needed to build a realistic road map to get to your end-state version, and the components (and costs) necessary to build a robust support structure
  • Explore architecture options for deploying your SAP S/4HANA landscape

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
2:55pm – 3:55pm

Everything you need to know about embedded analytics in SAP S/4HANA and the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
Presented by Carlos Suarez

Attend this session to learn how to leverage the analytics components included in SAP S/4HANA as embedded analytics and how to integrate those components with the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) platform. Gain a complete view of available objects, deployment solutions, and best practices; and learn how to use these pre-packaged tools to deliver real-time, relevant data in your dashboards and reports.

By attending, you will:

  • Find out what embedded analytics and reporting comments are included with SAP S/4HANA out of the box
  • Review the differences and similarities between embedded analytics and the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform
  • Learn how to integrate embedded analytics with your front-end SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
8:30am – 9:30am

The modern analytics platform: How to innovate and differentiate your business intelligence
Presented by Karthik Palanisamy

Companies can struggle to gain insights on all their data assets, the speed of those insights, and data management, when using a traditional analytics platform. This can lead to missed opportunities, ineffective marketing, lost customer base, loss in production, and a lack of insight. Explore how a modern analytics platform puts the right data in the right place to maximize performance and minimize cost, and how to leverage the analytics platform to make smarter decisions.

By attending, you will learn how to:

  • Generate new models faster that can be easily scaled to create more bandwidth for your resources and reduce your costs
  • Leverage SAP Vora to gain insights on all data assets — structured and unstructured
  • Maximize your data assets by unifying and processing in real-time using SAP HANA as a logical data warehouse
  • Decentralize the storage of data, but centralize the management and administration by using a modern analytics platform

Thursday, March 1, 2018
8:30am – 9:30am

Step-by-step guide to secure SAP HANA models
Presented by Srinivasu Buddi

Learn how to build data level security within SAP HANA. If you are migrating from SAP ECC or SAP BW, learn how to import existing security into the SAP HANA environment. You can either expose the model to limited audience or define the data level security at a granular level. Hear how other customers have handled their migrations and what tips and tricks have been successful for them. Explore what options are available around securing models as well as implementing the data level security. Review step-by-step instructions on building authorization and user role setup.

By attending, you will:

  • Hear real-world customer stories of their implementation of SAP HANA level security, including lessons learned and challenges overcome
  • Learn tips and tricks for migrating from SAP ECC or SAP BW to import existing security into your SAP HANA environment
  • Understand the options available around securing models and implementing data level security
  • Learn how to build authorization and user role setup in SAP HANA level security

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