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Our practice leaders and consultants are out in the business world helping companies improve their processes, relationships and outcomes with today's leading technologies.  We are committed to helping our customer community remain up-to-date by sharing our knowledge and best practices via regular webcasts and publications.  We invite you to browse through our library for topics of interest. A registration will be requested to view many items- you will only need to provide your information once for access to all content.

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Budgeting & Planning: Gain Efficiency & Control over Human Capital Management

Budgeting & Planning: Gain Efficiency & Control over Human Capital Management The staffing line item on the P&L is one of the largest line items yet managers often have very little access to that data. HR usually supplies a number and any changes are vetted through a lengthy back and forth process, giving managers little ability to understand the overall impact Human Capital changes have on the bottom line. SAP BusinessObjects Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) gives...

Marketing Mix Modeling: Optimize Your Marketing Budget

Marketing Mix Modeling: Optimize Your Marketing Budget Marketers are under more pressure than ever to execute high performing, high ROI, marketing plans. While total sales volume and response rates do provide some measure of ROI for past campaigns, how can marketers know how those channels will perform in the future? Marketing Mix Modeling uses Predicative Analytics to study the impact various factors such as pricing, the economy, the season and brand awareness have on a Marketing Plan....

Demand Forecasting: Looking Ahead Intelligently, Working Smarter Today

Demand Forecasting: Looking Ahead Intelligently, Working Smarter Today In the long run, the success of any organization depends on how well management is able to predict the future and develop strategies to take advantage of, or manage to, those scenarios. And one of the most important components to predict is demand. This new, one-hour webinar takes a close look at how to analyze patterns in your past data, how to use that insight to build better demand forecasts, and how to use those...

Customer Loyalty: Knowing Key Drivers, Using Smart Tools

Customer Loyalty: Knowing Key Drivers, Using Smart Tools Intelligent marketers know that it's expensive to acquire new customers - and that it's smart to keep the customers you already have. The critical question: What makes your customers loyal? Learn how to get the answer when you view "Customer Loyalty: Knowing Key Drivers, Using Smart Tools." This one-hour webinar provides a close look at how to measure customer dynamics - and how to use advanced analytical tools to turn that data...

Intelligent Budgeting: Gain Control and Efficiency With SAP BusinessObjects Edge Planning

Intelligent Budgeting: Gain Control and Efficiency With SAP BusinessObjects Edge Planning Many financial organizations either learn to live with a budgeting process that takes three, four, five or even six months to complete. Or they utilize a simplistic model in Excel. Neither is good. Download this presentation to see how this affordable tool lets you streamline, automate and better manage the budgeting process – and gives you control of the software underneath.

Unique Needs, Unique Solution: BusinessObjects Edge Planning Enables Smart Retail Budgeting

Unique Needs, Unique Solution: BusinessObjects Edge Planning Enables Smart Retail Budgeting Every business believes it is unique, and that it has special budgeting and planning needs. But let's be honest: Budgeting is budgeting. And with a few tweaks, standard tools can manage the process no matter what a company does. Except for retail. Retail organizations really do have unique budgeting and planning requirements. And SAP BusinessObjects Edge Planning and Consolidation accommodates...

Rx for Healthcare Budgeting: Gain Control and Efficiency with SAP BusinessObjects Edge Planning

Rx for Healthcare Budgeting: Gain Control and Efficiency with SAP BusinessObjects Edge Planning Does your healthcare organization live with a budgeting process that utilizes Excel spreadsheets and takes months to complete? Download this recorded webinar to review the challenges of using Excel for complex budgeting, and to learn how SAP BusinessObjects Edge Planning can increase your budgeting efficiency, improve collaboration and give you greater control over the process. Plus, you will...

Best Practices for Deployment Environments

Do you need to manage reports and universes between separate development, quality assurance, and production environments? Do you have to define deployment best practices or adhere to Sarbanes-Oxley provisions? In this session, you'll learn how to facilitate report and universe promotion between environments and lessen the amount of time spent on this activity. See how the Import Wizard and BIAR files can ease the migration of universes, documents, and/or users between various...

Discover the Power of Interactive Dashboards

What if you could easily view up-to-the-minute, critical business information and analyze multiple business scenarios? What if you could readily present interactive dashboards and analytics within PowerPoint slides, Adobe PDF documents and over the Web? What if you could share dashboards and analytics across the enterprise in a scalable, secure environment? Empower yourself: Download this presentation (by Jose Hernandez, Director of Business Intelligence) to see BusinessObjects interactive...

Efficient Business Planning and Consolidation

Learn how CFOs are increasingly acting as strategic advisor to the business – and doing a better job of it with accurate financial data, integrated planning tools, and predictive analysis. SAP software helps boost overall corporate performance with integrated planning and consolidation applications that empower users.

Empowering Users with Critical Business Information

Discover the benefits of using SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence software for self-service access to data, reporting, and information analysis. Learn how its powerful features will help you find, format, and analyze the critical information you need for making better decisions in less time.

HIPPA Concerns - Implementing Tight Data Security

HIPAA regulations mandate that only authorized users can view medical data. This session focuses on how to implement data security for your data warehouse such that data security is seamlessly integrated into your ad hoc reporting environment. A well-implemented data security model addresses three goals: (1) security is enforced for ad hoc reporting, as well as shared corporate and private documents, (2) security has a minimal impact on query performance, and (3) the security model is easy to...

It's Called Business Intelligence for a Reason

Recorded and released in November 2009, this 20-minute podcast was produced by Enterprise Technology Management magazine (ETM), a global monthly report for CIOs and IT executives. In it, Dunn Solutions Group President Bill Dunn offers his take on smart business intelligence strategy, and discusses the idea that BI is about more than just technology – it's a business strategy.