Jamie, Greg, and Eric break down and actually record another episode. Aimlessly searching through the current state of SAP Analytics for something interesting to discuss, the trio pontificate what 2015 will bring, goats, and baguettes.
Jamie gave his reaction immediately following Steve Lucas‘ keynote at the ASUG SAP Analytics and BusinessObjects User Conference in Fort Worth, Texas last month.
Already off-brand in my second sentence. Steve, beyond bringing charisma, did a great job expressing the pain of what SAP BusinessObjects and/or SAP Analytics customers are going through at their businesses. A first step we should all be looking at is to get on the most recent major version of the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform – 4.1. This allows customers to take advantage of the innovation that is there and prepares them to receive more frequent updates of that some innovation going forward.
Here’s Steve’s Keynote.
And click here to get Dallas’s preaction to the keynote.
If we could have named this episode appropriately, we sure would have. Today, we talk about topics ranging from ASUG SABOC to SAP Lumira to the lifespan of BI4.1. And, my dog really ate my podcast.
They also spoke about the much anticipated Extended Storage which is due to become Generally Available in Q4 2014.\
SAP has recently published a new statement of direction as it pertains to the SAP BusinessObjects suite, following Bill McDermott’s vision for a Run Simple approach to building technology at SAP. We break that down a bit for the SAP BOBJ community.