SAP Information Steward Episode 1 – Interview with Product Manager Michael Briles

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Welcome to a new series that we will be running, all about SAP Information Steward.

Our video series will focus on understanding the various components of Information Steward in detail.

To kick us off, we interviewed Michael Briles, the SAP Product Manager for SAP Information Steward.

Here are the key questions we asked Michael:

00:40 Introducing Michael Briles

01:48 Business opportunities & key capabilities in Information Steward

11:34 Which industries are seeing high value with Information Steward?

13:42 Do you need SAP or BusinessObjects to use Information Steward?

15:34 What further user enablement is planned by SAP for Information Steward? (hint- attend SAP TechEd if you can!)

17:50 Self-guided demo of Information Steward 4.2

18:32 What is next for the SAP Information Steward product? (Safe harbour statement applies)

22:20 Josh’s laptop bluescreens but we recover successfully!

As a bonus, check out Ina Felsheim‘s recent blog on giving product feedback to the Enterprise Information Management product team – definitely worth checking out.

(Cross posted on SCNhere)

Author: Josh Fletcher

Joshua Fletcher has worked with Business Intelligence applications for over eleven years, focusing on both the SAP BusinessObjects toolset at a deep technical level, as well as broader BI solutions from a strategy and roadmap perspective. He started with Crystal Reports v8 at the beginning of his career, and is now fully certified in SAP BusinessObjects. He also has extensive experience in business analysis, data governance, business intelligence strategy and solution architecture, as well as a passion for data warehouse and ETL design and development.

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