Data management, modeling, and integration

James Prins, LANXESS Solutions

To prepare for a 2017 move from SAP ECC 6.0 to SAP S/4HANA LANXESS Solutions — a division of LANXESS, a global specialty chemicals company with approximately 19,200 employees in 25 countries — implemented a data archiving and data carve out project to reduce its total system footprint and remove divested business data from its SAP software systems. Find out how the company was able to quickly reduce its system footprint by 65 percent by retaining only the information pertinent to the current business while ensuring compliance with corporate and industry retention policies. Attend to explore ... More »

Karma Bevelhimer, National Vision

Learn how National Vision, one of the largest optical retailers in the United States operating 1,000 retail locations, established enterprise-wide best practices for developing common core measures, and successfully implemented a core metrics infrastructure and governance that feeds all business reporting and analytics. Learn firsthand from the planning, rollout, and ongoing strategy and maintenance which provides a single version of truth to users across the business. Find out how National Vision ... More »

Srinivas Kakarla, Deloitte

Explore a detailed architecture and landscape for SAP HANA integration with Hadoop, including an overview of integration methods available, how to determine the best option, and the role spark controller plays in the process. Take a deep dive into the configuration steps required for integration, optimization techniques to maximize the performance, and troubleshooting tips. Attend to understand the data flow when integrating SAP HANA and Hadoop, and explore ... More »

Don Loden, Protiviti

Core Data Services (CDS) views are a confusing topic for many organizations. To be even more confusing, there are SAP HANA-specific CDS views and ABAP-specific CDS views that are completely different development artifacts. Attend this session to see why you use each and get clear explanations on which type of objects are suited for different types of use cases. You will ... More »

Reddy Venumbaka, SAP

To succeed in the digital economy, you need to act in the moment with real-time insights from massive volumes of data, including unstructured, IoT, and Big Data. Today, most of the data is being generated in the cloud and will live in the cloud. Attend this session to... More »

Marcos Poles, MethodSys Consulting

Learn how to use the new SAP BW/4HANA datasources and how to implement effective cross-modeling development with SAP BW/4HANA and the SAP HANA 2.0 database to maximize performance and reduce the memory data footprint. Attend to learn about ... More »

Mickeal Taylor, Protiviti

The nuances of SAP HANA model development can be difficult to grasp. Small mistakes or deviations from best practice can result in massively increased run times and slow report runtimes. Understanding the different components of SAP HANA and how to use them can greatly enhance the front-end user’s productivity. Attend this session to see how to design SAP HANA models to ensure a sleek and optimized reporting, including ... More »

Dr. Werner Hopf, Serrala

The exponential increase of customer, supplier, and employee data collected by organizations each year creates new business opportunities and greater insights into customer behaviors, but it also creates new risks and responsibilities. Find out how IT professionals can manage these risks and responsibilities by putting a future-proof and risk-proof information management strategy in place. Learn how the demands of a modern, information-driven enterprise result in an increase in Big Data. Attend to ... More »

Pravin Gupta, TekLink International

Are you getting the best out of your high-performance SAP HANA database? This session will empower you with techniques to optimize your SAP HANA system. Explore real-life implementation scenarios and solutions to help ensure effective utilization of your SAP HANA investment and deliver optimal performance at runtime, high-data availability, and SAP HANA memory footprint reduction. You will explore ... More »

Sandeep Nelly, Deloitte

Attend this session to learn how you can leverage SAP HANA smart data integration to overcome challenges related to designing the landscape for real-time and batch data replication to SAP HANA from source systems. You will learn ... More »

Glen Leslie, SAP Labs

With analytics leading the digital agenda and information becoming the most prized asset, organizations turn to new ways of handling and exploiting data. In this world, the role of data warehousing is changing fundamentally. Attend this session to explore the fundamentals of data warehousing, content and context data, and the analytics process, and gain an understanding of ... More »

Richard LeBlanc, SAP

SAP Data Hub is a data-sharing and orchestration solution that helps companies accelerate and expand the flow of data across the modern, diverse data landscape. It provides unprecedented data access and governance; creates powerful, organization-spanning data flows; and quickly delivers results by leveraging existing data-processing investments. Attend this session to ... More »

Richard LeBlanc, SAP

SAP offers a suite of data integration tools, available on premise or in the cloud, to cover a variety of different use cases. Join this session to learn about each of these integration tools, including SAP Data Services, SAP Cloud Platform Integration for data services, SAP HANA smart data integration, SAP Cloud Platform smart data integration, SAP Landscape Transformation Replication Server, and SAP Data Hub. Attend to explore ... More »

Maheshwar Singh, SAP

With SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite being deployed and used by the customers. The need for hybrid integration and interoperability is very high. This session is specifically designed to gather your feedback on the current and future direction of this integration. Meet with product manager to learn about the planned scenarios and how they compare to your own, weigh in and provide feedback and suggestions directly to SAP on your company’s needs where you see gaps in SAP’s current offering. More »

Allan Pym, APOS Systems
Fred Walther, APOS Systems

If you are using both SAP BI and SAP Analytics Cloud, chances are you're looking for ways to leverage your BI investment. This session will show you how you can use the APOS UMMA solution to automate the translation of the modeling connections and logic of SAP BI Universes into HANA-based modelling, and how to keep your BI modelling and HANA modelling in harmony in future. More »