The New Normal for Leaders

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    The New Normal for Leaders

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    Remote work felt right during COVID due to safety concerns, uncertainty, and unknown risks. However, people felt less invested in their organizations. For Pacific Coast Companies, a handshake, sharing lunches, celebrating birthdays, working together, and building relationships matter. But how do we reinstate that without making people feel like they are being punished? Can we…

  2. Simplify Business Processes in SAP ERP with Optimized UX: Q&A on How a Mobile-Enabled User Experience Streamlines Processes and Boosts Productivity

    Everybody talks about how important a B2C look and feel is for your customers — but what about your internal SAP ERP users? If you want to maximize productivity within your business tools, then a mobile-enabled, optimized user interface (UI) is key. And we don’t mean screen optimization — UI optimization touches on how business...…

  3. Visualize a Career in BI

    For this guest column, insiderPROFILES recently sat down with Mico Yuk, CEO of BI Brainz, a business intelligence (BI) consulting firm focused on enterprise visual solutions, big data, reporting, mobile applications, and SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions. Yuk discusses how she got her start in BI and why she finds the world of data visualization so…

  4. An Introduction to SAP HANA Vora (Part 1)

    SAP HANA Vora is a new solution from SAP for handling in-memory processing and analysis of Big Data on top of the Hadoop platform. Learn about the concepts of SAP HANA Vora, its services’ architecture, and how SAP Vora works on Hadoop data. Also learn the details about how it integrates with the generally available...…

  5. How to “Stay Clean” (for Now) with Risk Terminator

    To realize all the business benefits of SAP BusinessObjects Access Control, it is important that you implement compliant user provisioning and enterprise role management (formerly Access Enforcer and Role Expert). However, if you are not ready to do that, Risk Terminator provides a very good interim solution. You can follow these step-by-step instructions for configuring...…

  6. Extend the Value of SAP HANA with Big Data

    With a steady influx of data coming into organizations from new and non-traditional sources, businesses are seeking ways to gain insight into this data that can be used for a competitive edge. SAP HANA provides a firm foundation for harnessing structured and unstructured data and enabling the analytics that support better decision making. Learn how…

  7. SAP NetWeaver 2004s Simplifies Architecture for Transitive Attribute Reporting

    Reporting based on transitive attributes can be both useful and tricky. In BW 3.5, The Washington Post developed architecture to perform transitive attribute reporting. Upgrading to SAP NetWeaver 2004s considerably simplified the architecture. Key Concept An attribute of an attribute is called a transitive attribute. Suppose InfoProvider 0123 contains a particular InfoObject called X. X...…

  8. Navigate the Complexities of Big Data with SAP Vora

    In today’s world of distributed and near endless big data, IT faces a wealth of new challenges. Data scientists must find ways to work with multiple data sets pulled from a myriad of sources to derive conclusions and reach actionable business decisions. SAP Vora, an in-memory query engine that plugs into the Apache Spark execution...…

  9. Build Engaging Stories on Big Data with SAP Lumira 2.0, Discovery Component

    Explore the connectivity to data stored in the Hadoop distributions (Cloudera and Hortonworks) through the discovery component of SAP Lumira 2.0. Key Concept A Big Data wave has prompted analytics tools to provide native connectivity to the better known Big Data distributions such as Hortonworks and Cloudera. Both Hortonworks and Cloudera provide Hadoop distributions to...…

  10. Harnessing Unstructured Data with BigID

    Unstructured data is everywhere and often leads to rapid growth and increased risks. This kind of data is a major source of data breaches, a security risk, but also a potential goldmine for business insights. Thus, securing unstructured data is vital. However, handling the immense volume of unstructured data hinges on clarity and oversight. It…