SAPinsider BI 2013

Event information

Dates: March 19 - 22, 2013
Location: The MGM Grand Hotel
Venue: Las Vegas, NV USA

Event details

Join IBM at the SAPinsider BI 2013 event, co-located with the Financials, GRC and Admin & Infrastructure events, held March 19 - 22 in Las Vegas Nevada. IBM offers attendees an exclusive opportunity to spend one-on-one time with subject matter experts from across North America and our IBM Client Center: Lab for SAP Solutions. Grab a refreshment, join a conversation, meet IBM Watson, the grand challenge quiz show champion, and get your most pressing questions answered in a relaxed atmosphere. From BI and SAP HANA to cloud, mobility, and infrastructure, our in-house experts can help you overcome your toughest challenges and provide insights you can apply at your own organization. Coupled with these lively discussions are customer stories, microforums, and live product demos. The IBM Lounge is located at #1012 on the show floor and will be open during exhibit hours.



Upgrade once, stay upgraded forever
Chuck Kichler, IBM
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Don't panic! – Bring SAP HANA into your organization the right way Penny Silvia, Rich Travis, and Irene Hopf
10:15 am - 11:30 am

Improve financial analysis with an integrated BI and performance management environment
Andrew Joo, IBM
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

SAP HANA roundtable discussion: Experiences, both success and failures (and efforts that fall somewhere in between)
Irene Hopf, IBM
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Achieving True EPM Nirvana with SAP HANA
Andrew Joo
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Applying SAP HANA for real-world use case solutions with IBM
Penny Sylvia, IBM
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Multi-this and multi-that: Open discussion with IBM around the realities of multi-SID, multi-use and multiple BW systems on non-production SAP HANA systems
Rich Travis, IBM
5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.



Automatic installation of SAP on IBM SmartCloud enterprise including customer data load and system ID change
Xavier De Romagna, IBM
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Panel discussion: Keeping up with rapid BI changes at SAP: It is possible!
Penny Sylvia, IBM
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

The role of relational databases with SAP HANA: Will they meet the fate of the dinosaur?
Rich Travis, IBM
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Move your SAP landscape to a cloud platform with IBM PureSystems
Rich Travis, IBM
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.



Power to the users: Guidelines to define and optimize a self-service reporting strategy in light of the latest developments with SAP BusinessObjects BI
Penny Sylvia, IBM
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


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