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Feb
22
Snowflake Data Cloud and the future of SAP BW

Enterprises running SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW, BW/4HANA and BW on HANA) are keeping a close eye on challengers like Snowflake. Is cloud data warehousing the answer to all the challenges for organisations with a large SAP footprint? And how does a cloud data warehouse fit into the data architecture? Should it replace SAP BW or is there still value in SAP BW?


Why do most enterprises with a large SAP footprint run SAP BW?


The dominant position of SAP BW is easy to explain from a historic perspective, but it would not do justice to SAP BW to ignore its current strengths as well. Let us start with the latter. SAP BW is still the only data warehouse platform which delivers all data warehouse f...


Jul
13
WOMEN IN TECH TAKE THE STAGE AT SAPPHIRE NOW

Late Post!


Ever since I attended the grand SAPPHIRE 2017 conference, I have wanted to share my thoughts about the empowerment of women in the IT industry. This idea dawned on me during the executive keynote speech delivered by the CEO of SAP, Bill McDermott.


Before I continue with my thoughts, let me quickly brief you about my experience at SAPPHIRE, in case you haven’t been. SAPPHIRE is the annual SAP user conference where business and IT executives come from around the world to learn more about new SAP products. It is also an opportunity to hear more about the company’s roadmaps and how to get the most out of the SAP landscape.


Returning to my original thoughts, the empowerment of...


Feb
06
POWER BI TIP: DYNAMIC TOPN REPORTS IN POWER BI

There’s no doubt that PowerBI is a powerful reporting tool. The method below outlines a pattern that can be used to meet the needs of several end users. In order to create stunning Power BI reports that can allow a user to really dive into the data, you need to know DAX (Data Analysis Expressions.) The trick I’ll outline below is how to create a Dynamic TopN report using DAX, which will take your Power BI reports to the next level. It’s one thing to look at a KPI such as Sales company wide, but what if you want to identify the stores or items that are driving that KPI?



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https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Data-Stories-Gallery/Retail-Analysis-Dynamic-Measure-amp-TopN-Selection/m...


Oct
10
MEET ALLEN POPPE, PRACTICE DIRECTOR - DIGITAL BUSINESS

Pandata Group is happy to announce that Allen Poppe has joined the company as Practice Director to lead the growth of our newly formed Digital Business practice. With his passion and forethought in technology along with his history working in multiple industries, he is a natural choice to head Pandata Group’s Digital Business practice and keep us at the forefront of thought leadership in the space.


We think you should get to know Allen and his role at Pandata Group. We’ve included a brief interview with Allen to highlight his goals, strategies, and the big picture perspective that he wants to deliver to local clients.



1.) What area of the Pandata Group will you be focusing on?


A. I ...


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