Capgemini, SAP and Sybase today announced their cooperation to manage the deployment of enterprise mobility solutions. Capgemini will host mobile solutions powered by industry-leading Sybase Managed Mobility technologies and offer them on a SaaS and PaaS basis. Capgemini and SAP intend to enter into an agreement to build differentiated mobility solutions. Read the press release.
Manufacturers are seeing a rapid expansion in the number and scope of regulations around product and packaging recycling, such the European Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive. SAP is helping Panasonic comply with these worldwide product end-of-life regulations and retailer mandates with the SAP Recycling Administration application. Read the newsbyte.
Keeping people and the environment safe from hazardous operations is an essential part of being a sustainable company. As part of its commitment to sustainability and improving environmental, health and safetyconditions, SAP has added new functionality that gives companies better visibility across operations, allowing them to proactively identify and mitigate safety risks before unwanted incidents occur. Read the newsbyte.
It is that time of year again that the SAP World Tours get around to North America
- World Tour – Chicago (Oct. 5) Hear keynotes from Bob Courteau, President, SAP North America and Gary Hamel,
- World Tour – San Francisco (Oct. 20) This event’s key notes are anchored by Bob Courteau, President, SAP North and Guy Kawasaki. Kawasaki
- World Tour – New York (Oct. 25) This event features a keynote by Steve Lucas, global senior executive leading Business Analytics for SAP and Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia.
- World Tour – Toronto (Nov. 10) In Canada our three key note speakers include: Mark Aboud, responsible for SAP’s business operations in Canada, Gary Hamel and Amanda Lang, Gemini-award winning business journalist and CBC’s senior business correspondent, reporting for its flagship nightly news program, The National.
Today, SAP announced the general availability of SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0, allowing organization to know their business, decide with confidence and act boldly. The BI and EIM 4.0 release represents the future of analytics with real-time, mobile and social capabilities, read the BI and EIM 4.0 RTC (release to customer) press release. Organizations such as Lionsgate and Hilti use business analytics from SAP to run better.
What’s New with SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0?
This release includes the latest versions for Web Intelligence, Dashboards, Crystal Reports, Explorer, the Business Intelligence Platform, Edge BI and Information Steward and completes the BI 4.0 development cycle with the Analysis, and Data Services solutions already being GA.
Unified on a common infrastructure and with a user experience that boasts the friendly usability of social networking tools, the new Business Intelligence and Enterprise Information Management releases manifest the broad range of technology innovations that are shaping the future of analytics – in real time, with in-memory computing; instant powerful BI in users’ hands, with more mobile devices supported than ever before; across business and social data with certainty, combining structured and unstructured information and providing the tools to govern the information; and providing the best fit, right now in any deployment model, whether on-premise, on-demand, embedded in business operations, or in a “hybrid” manner. Learn more about what’s new in SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0.
Watch this demonstration of SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0
Watch the live keynote of SAP BusinessObjects BI and EIM 4.0
New innovations for Mobile BI
Along with new BI and EIM suite enhancements in 4.0, there are new capabilities for mobile BI available in 4.0 including the SAP BusinessObjects Mobile app for iPad. The existing SAP BusinessObjects Explorer for iPad/iPhone continues to be one of the top downloaded apps for business with over 200,000 downloads from the Apple Apps Store. This fully supported app now includes new enhancements for location-based analytics and integration with Google maps. Download these mobile apps from iTunes today.
Analytics for SME and LOBs
SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 is not just about analytics for the large enterprise, SAP recently announced analytics for SME and lines of business. With this latest releases of SAP Crystal Server and SAP BusinessObjects Edge, organizations can gain better insight into business opportunities for a broader range of users.
Analytics and BIG data with SAP HANA
SAP also recently announced the generally available for SAP HANA, the in-memory computing appliance for real-time analytics on BIG data, SAP HANA provides the in-memory foundation for the next generation of analytics to be realized. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 and SAP HANA are part of a broader portfolio of solutions for Business Analytics at SAP. Learn more about Business Analytics from SAP and listen to Steve Lucas (EVP of Business Analytics and Technology) talk about the complete business analytics portfolio and how that aligns with SAP’s core business suite and enterprise mobility strategy.
Resources and Education
A major focus of the SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 release was making the products easier to use. To help customers learn how the BI products work a complete collection of eLearning tutorials for the entire BI suite is included with this release. These tutorials are available on the SAP Community Network and are directly integrated into the products with the 4.0 release. Watch and learn more about building Crystal Reports, designing dashboards, or using the new information design tool to build a universe.
How do I Access and Download SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0?
Customers can access SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 by visiting the SAP software download center on service marketplace today.
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Delivering on its business analytics product road map, SAP today announced the global general availability of the 4.0 releases of BI and EIM solutions from the SAP BusinessObjects portfolio, including the 4.0 release of SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI software. The solutions represent the future of analytics with real-time, mobile and social capabilities to help organizations better understand their businesses and make confident, data-driven decisions. Read the newsbyte.
SAP has scored high marks in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) and Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 report, advancing its position as a sustainability leader in the software industry. For the fifth consecutive year, SAP has maintained its position as software sector leader in the DJSI. The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an independent not-for-profit organization, named SAP among the top 10 best performing companies in the 2011 edition of the annual Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 report. Read the newsbyte.