Advanced Analytics

Greg Myers and Josh Fletcher are joined by Shekhar Iyer, who is  Global VP for Business Intelligence and Predictive at SAP, for a discussion about advanced analytics, SAP’s strategy and how SAP are targeting not only the data scientist, but business intelligence analysts and business users to equip them with predictive capabilities.

For further information, check out a recent interview from our friend Timo Elliott with Shekhar here.

ETL – The Next Deski?

Some people are not going to like this show.  We accept that risk!  While primarily centered around the world of SAP HANA and how it fundamentally changes the way we think of data movement, the group talks about the current and future evolution of ETL in our industry.

#AskDSLayer Episode 2

Well that is weird.  There are more questions.  Let’s make something up.  This week, the gang talks about where our world is going given the announcement of SAP Lumira on Premise with SAP HANA, “Is a Story Board a Dashboard?”, and our top 11 (yes, specifically) likes about SAP Analytics.

Questions we ran up against on this episode:

AskDSLayer Episode 1

In this first installment, we tackle a few #AskDSLayer questions up front around how well SAP BusinessObjects stacks up against its competition, where Crystal Reports Enterprise is heading, and more.  Today, we tackle the following:

Don’t miss a chance for a possibly vague or indefinite answer.  #AskDSLayer.

SBOUC 2013 Live from the ASUG News Studio

Our pals over at ASUG News were kind enough to share the stage with us, once again during the event happy hour (don’t judge us), to continue our panel discussion on the Network of Truthi-ness . This panel is a continuation of our episode a few months back.

We had a blast and definitely hope to be back next year.

Oh, and hey, the sweat bands are a hot item.  You can still get them by showing us what an adoring fan you are or something.