Business Intelligence

BI is more than just corporate reporting. It's a way to improve decision making, to cut costs, and to identify new business opportunities.

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Business Expert Tool

    Download your complimentary Business Expertise Report and see how you and other companies in your industry can benefit the most from the SAP Business Suite® powered by SAP HANA®.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Real-Time Business Demo Tool

    Our interactive Real-Time Business Demo Tool demonstrates the new user experience of the SAP Business Suite software, powered by the SAP HANA platform, which delivers instant insight to all lines of business.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    SAP Makes Big Data Real

    Big Data refers to the challenges of capturing, managing, and analyzing large volumes of various types of data with great velocity. Big Data presents a big opportunity for you to gain greater business value. From major league sports and personalized shopping to carbon reduction and cancer treatment, organizations are leveraging...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Predictive Analytics for Business Advantage

    Infographic to support data from the Predictive Analytics for Business Advantage Report

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Not Yet Real-Time

    From “Making the Real-Time Enterprise a Reality,” a report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Right Data at the Right Time

    From “Making the Real-Time Enterprise a Reality,” a report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Driving Business Innovation with a New Generation

    Every industry that is dependent on information technology (IT) is in the midst of a major transition brought about by the combination of four primary forces. These four forces make up the 3rd Platform for business applications, succeeding client/server (2nd Platform) and mainframes (1st Platform). The 3rd Platform takes applications...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    IT Simplification with the SAP HANA Platform

    The future of business is being reshaped. The convergence of cloud, mobile, social, and Big Data technologies is empowering individuals like never before. At a time when technology is being used to help make everything smarter, faster, and simpler, organizations need to master these technologies in order to meet customer...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Making the Real-Time Enterprise a Reality

    Organizations are transforming not only their systems, cultures, and processes to take advantage of an increasing volume of data collected in the moment. They’re reinventing the enterprise not simply so they can react to business demands in real time but also to anticipate changes before they occur.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Real-Time Bolsters Business Performance

    From “Making the Real-Time Enterprise a Reality,” a report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Projected Cost Analysis of SAP HANA

    In September 2013, SAP commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a cost-based analysis, utilizing the Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) methodology, and examine the potential cost savings and reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) that enterprises may realize by deploying HANA. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    University of Kentucky Leveraging SAP HANA to Lead the Way in Use of Analytics in Higher Education

    The University of Kentucky faces challenges similar to those faced by most public universities, including declining funding from state and federal sources, pressure to avoid tuition increases, and the need to increase the efficiency of operations and staff. The university needed to develop "better and approachable insight" into its operations...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Using Real-Time Insights, HSE24 Gets Closer to Customers

    With in-memory computing and predictive analytics tools, Europe’s home-shopping network can offer a personalized experience—and solve costly issues—in real time.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Operationalizing the Buzz: Big Data 2013

    The 2013 EMA/9sight Big Data research makes a clear case for the maturation of Big Data as a critical approach for innovative companies. This year's survey went beyond simple questions of strategy adoption and use to explore why and how companies are utilizing Big Data.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Information Governance in a World of Big Data

    Information governance already exists in most large organizations and has different, often unconnected, focal points, for example Information Lifecycle Management (ILM), Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Warehousing. This White Paper discusses the current state of information governance, the new challenges and makes recommendations for what organizations need to do...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Exploiting Innovative Technologies in BI and Big Data Analytics

    Forrester recently conducted a survey with 330 global business intelligence (BI) decision makers and found strong correlations between overall company success and adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and Big Data tools. Is your company harnessing the latest innovations in BI technology to achieve your business goals?

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Big Data Predictive analytics solutions, Q1 2013

    Vendors must rise to the challenge of big data predictive analytics; the big data market is growing as organizations scramble to harness predictive analytics; and big data handling, modeling tools, and algortihsm are key to differentiators

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Predicting the future of predictive analytics

    SAP commissioned Loudhouse to conduct primary research among business decision-makers in UK and US organizations to understand their attitudes to and experiences of predictive analytics, as well as a future view of usage, value and investment.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Predictive Analytics: Improving Performance by Making the Future More Visible

    In recent years business intelligence (BI) capabilities, once exclusively the province of technically astute analysts, have been embraced by a wider range of users in various parts of organizations, particularly the lines of business. Software vendors have made their tools easier to use, and analysis of data to assist decision-making...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Leverage Customer Content, Enhance Customer Service

    Great service is delivered one customer at a time and improving interactions across all channels means truly understanding customer wants and needs. Massive amounts of unstructured data exist in your organization and can deliver customer insight that is specific, relevant and actionable. Leveraging the latest technology can help unlocks its...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Company Success Through Business Intelligence

    Forrester conducted in-depth surveys and found strong correlations between overall company success and adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and big data tools. In this paper, you will learn what separates the leading companies from the rest when it comes to exploiting innovative technologies in BI and analytics, and what steps...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Operationalizing the Buzz: Big Data Research

    Based on EMA’s survey of more than 250 business and technology stakeholders that provided data on more than 600 active Big Data efforts, this paper explores what’s really happening in the world of Big Data. Read the whitepaper to find out the key trends surrounding the adoption, expectations and challenges...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Logistics Solutions

    This briefing offers logistics solutions that answer the question, “What is the right way to use your resources?” Readers can learn how the Quintiq logistic suite optimizes your logistics operation by considering your strategic direction and goals.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Emerging Trends In Media Resource Scheduling and Management

    This whitepaper provides information about Quintiq’s workforce planning solutions, in particular, those geared towards media resource scheduling and management. This is a C-level management discussion paper for broadcasters.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Luvata reduces costs in less than eight months using Quintiq

    This case study shows how worldwide metals company Luvata reduced costs in less than eight months using Quintiq ‘s software solution.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 tips on optimizing inventory in S&OP

    This briefing discusses five tips on how to optimize inventory in sales and operations planning. Mastering the conflicting requirements of low inventory levels and high delivery performance is a worthwhile challenge that can help boost profits.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    7 common challenges in the oil & gas industry

    This briefing, for the oil, gas and petrochemicals industry, and it outlines common challenges in the industry and how Quintiq’s platform can overcome them. Readers will learn how planning solutions for all horizons can lead to more efficiency.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 tips better S&OP scenario planning

    This briefing will help your company to improve its S&OP scenario planning. With these 5 simple tips, your company can uncover its most profitable strategies and revel in the full benefits of making scenario planning a natural part of your S&OP.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Maritime logistics: Reap the benefits of optimized operations

    This briefing is about maritime logistics, particularly how to benefit from optimized operations by maximizing resource utilization, profit margins and competitive advantages by using Quintiq’s maritime planning solutions.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    8 tips on calculating the ROI of an SCP&O solution

    This briefing details eight tips on calculating the ROI of an SCP&O solution. Included are methods for creating solid estimates of returns on your SCP&O investments. Following these tips can help you to avoid common ROI pitfalls.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    6 Pitfalls of Capacity & Vessel Scheduling

    This briefing outlines 6 pitfalls of capacity and vessel scheduling and is directed towards companies in the maritime shipping and logistics industry. Avoiding these pitfalls will take the cost and complexity out of fleet scheduling and execution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 pitfalls of supply chain distribution

    This briefing lists five pitfalls of supply chain distribution and the best ways to avoid them. By checking against these pitfalls, you can move towards mastering complexity within supply chain distribution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 Easy Steps To Profit with an Integrated Supply Chain

    This briefing takes a look at steps that will minimize scrap and boost delivery performance, it is primarily for companies in the metals industry. Following these steps will help you to achieve the best order combinations and deliver more savings.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 Steps that minimize scrap and boost delivery performance

    This briefing lays out five steps that will help to minimize scrap and boost delivery performance. It is offered for companies in the metals industry to help ensure optimal combinations and deliver significant savings.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 things delivery performance stars know about tactical inventory planning

    This briefing lists five things delivery performance stars know about tactical inventory planning. It includes proven strategies to reduce lead times, improve delivery performance, minimize inventory and satisfy customers.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 questions organizations with complex labor rules should be asking

    This briefing asks five tough questions about how you manage complex labor rules. By answering these questions, you can identify an adaptable scheduling system that best suits your workforce and business requirements.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    4 signs that your business is ready to plan for profit

    This briefing will help you to determine whether your business is ready to plan for profit by maximizing the value of your ERP investment with supply chain planning and optimization. By looking at these four signs you can begin planning for profit.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    4 tips scenario based demand planning

    This briefing outlines tips for better scenario-based demand planning. By utilizing these 4 tips, your company can improve the quality of its demand forecasts and deliver the insights needed to manage customer demand for optimum profitability.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    4 tips on choosing a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) solution

    This briefing provides 4 tips for choosing a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) solution. The difference between a good SCP&O solution and a great one can be significant. Use these four tips to pick the best solution for your company.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    3 Warning Signs Postal Operators Can't Afford to Ignore

    This briefing draws attention to three warning signs that postal operators can’t afford to ignore. If your business fails any of these criteria, you may be missing out on attaining profitable, efficient operations. Avoid these postal pitfalls.

    Sponsored By Quintiq