Join us at #BI2017 #HANA2017 in Amsterdam this June!

Be sure to stop by our booth!

We are excited to announce this year the BI Brainz team will be exhibiting at BI2017 colocated with HANA2017, taking place on June 14-16 at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. BI2017 is an annual collaboration of SAP and SAPinsider, and is the definitive industry event for professionals who use and support SAP® business intelligence, analytics, and data warehousing solutions. This must-attend program is packed with in-depth sessions, live product demos, road maps, and interactive forums including the latest product updates from SAP.

 

Be sure to check out the BI Brainz’ team sessions at the conference:

An in-depth look at pinpointing and addressing sources of performance problems in your SAP BusinessObjects BI reports and dashboards (Pre-conference Session)

Presenter: Dan Goodinson
Date: Tuesday, June 13th
Time: 10:00 to 13:00

Attend this comprehensive session to learn a step-by-step process for analysing, identifying, and troubleshooting performance issues in your SAP BusinessObjects BI reports and dashboards. Get detailed instructions and step through live demonstrations to learn how to:

  • Pinpoint the causes of poor response times in reports and dashboards — whether it’s front-end report design, server resources/configuration, back-end data execution, or specific product code calls that require optimisation
  • Determine the right tools and methods for tracking where time is spent per processing layer depending on the front-end tool, back-end data source, and SAP BusinessObjects workflows
  • Evaluate components in the architectural workflow that could cause unexpected delays and influence execution times
  • Leverage controlled and consistent testing methodologies to ensure effective performance measurement
  • Use a variety of dedicated tools for collecting traces, and learn how to read and find information in the output trace files

7 Steps to achieving the Ultimate BI Visual Quick Win 

Presenter: Mico Yuk
Date: Wednesday, June 14th
Time: 11:15 to 12:15

Let’s face it — building a great dashboard today takes way too long for most business users. That’s why you can benefit from “The Ultimate BI Visual Quick Win.” After building 600+ data visualizations, we’ve cut the fat out from the traditional delivery process and narrowed it down to the most vital components you need to deliver a visual success. In this session you will:

  • Find out where most BI visual projects fail and how to avoid it
  • Learn how to qualify a BI visual quick win, and when to say “No”
  • Learn what skillsets you must have to succeed, and what to do if you don’t
  • Get a peek into a real-world example of BI visual quick win and see why it worked!

Take home “The Ultimate BI Visual Quick Win” cheat sheet to get started immediately.

Analysing and troubleshooting performance issues in SAP BusinessObjects BI reports and dashboards

Presenter: Dan Goodinson
Date: Wednesday, June 14th
Time: 15:15 to 16:15

Attend this session to learn a step-by-step process for analysing, identifying, and troubleshooting performance issues in your SAP BI reports and dashboards. Get detailed instructions and step through live demonstrations to:

  • Pinpoint the source of slow response times in your reports and dashboards — whether it’s content design, server resources/configuration, back-end execution, or specific code line function call
  • Determine the right tools and methods for tracking where time is spent per processing layer depending on the front-end tool, back-end data source, and SAP BusinessObjects workflows
  • Evaluate components in the architectural workflow that could cause unexpected delays and influence execution times

How to become a better BI Visual Storyteller in 4 easy steps

Presenter: Mico Yuk
Date: Thursday, June 15th
Time: 15:15 to 16:15

This session takes you through the fundamentals of how to take your existing KPIs and metrics and create an actionable BI visual storyboard that tells a compelling data story. Use this technique to create data visualisations in up to 40% less time, while increasing your user adoption rates. You will:

  • Learn how to gather requirements more effectively by using a simple 4-part visual storyboard template
  • Discover why visual storytelling is more effective than traditional reporting and why users love it
  • Find out how to use a visual storyboard to cut down your requirements gathering sessions by up to 50%
  • Learn how to handle gaps in your visual story

Our close collaboration with SAPinsider this year has made it possible to extend a special registration discount off the on-site registration price:

  • Register before 12 May – SAVE €550
  • Register after 12 May – SAVE €300

If you’re able to attend the events, please be sure to stop by our booth in the Exhibition Hall.

You can view the full agenda as well as claim your registration discount by visiting: bi2017.com/BIBrainz.

We hope to see you in Amsterdam!

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Meet Soo Tang Yuk

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at BI Brainz, internet marketer, and BI Evangelist. Although her background is in IT, she pursued her passion for marketing and social media. Well known for setting up and popularizing EverythingXcelsius.com, she has been instrumental in creating and maintaining a highly successful social community. In her spare time, Soo enjoys spending time with her daughter and family, reading marketing and technology blogs, traveling, and listening to reggae music.

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