analytics

Roadmap Dilemma in the Era of S/4HANA Analytics

Business analytics solutions struggle with defining the difference between operational analytics and strategic analytics. Based on my experience working on multiple BI projects for clients over the years, I see that the majority of reporting requirements are centered around operational reporting. Business process owner are now realizing the need for strategic analytics. Here’s a quick […]

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IBM’s Enterprise Analytics Reference Architecture

The proliferation of data generated by enterprise applications, internet of things (IoT), sensors and click streams has presented a plethora of business opportunities to get closer to the customer and gain profitable insights. Our clients & their respective IT departments face the daunting task to provide a complete end to end framework to capture, analyze […]

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Beyond CRM: SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer Built for Your Industry

Over the years, many companies have opted for a cloud-based solution for Customer Relationship Management (CRM). But many have held back, due to concerns that their business model was too unique for a generic, all-purpose solution. Now, they can have both, thanks to an updated offering from SAP Hybris. Recently, the company announced the latest […]

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Top 3 Areas of Focus for Clients Driving Digital Reinvention

Digital reinvention is not the future, but the present! How long before another new technology turns an antiquated business model on its head? It’s happening across all industries and we’ve seen the results. AirBnB has put a huge dent in the hotel industry, Uber is now the go-to taxi service in major cities around the […]

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Experience the Art of the Possible at SAP TechEd 2015

SAP TechEd Las Vegas is just around the corner and IBM’s Labs for SAP Solutions (LSS) has developed a lot of exciting next generation assets to showcase around the technologies, such as S/4HANA, HCP, SMP, hybris, Concur. Lumira, Fiori, VORA, ORCA. Some of the latest assets on display will be: LSS e-Commerce store (HYBRIS, S/4HANA): […]

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Make the Jump from Descriptive to Predictive in SAP HANA

Why predictive analytics? In an IDC report sponsored by IBM, it was reported that the median ROI of a predictive analytics project is 250%.  Yet, many SAP customers are primarily focused on tackling traditional descriptive analytics projects with business cases based on availability and correctness of information in addition to productivity.  While there is certainly […]

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IBM at SAP Sapphire in Orlando June 3 – 5, 2014

This is my 13th Sapphire and I still get excited by them.  I hope you are able to join us at Sapphire.  I look forward to all the announcements from SAP, from IBM, and others.  I look forward to catching up to old friends and making new ones.  It always is a tiring week, but […]

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