Thursday, January 29, 2015

Build the Case for SAP HANA

Webinar Replay

Presenter: Dwayne Thomas – Senior BI Architect, SAP Practice

The data keeps increasing, and you’re looking for a way to manage the flood. Working with SAP HANA means projects can be completed in half the time and at significantly reduced costs, but you haven’t made the case to business stakeholders. SAP HANA isn’t just nice to have, it’s an essential business operations technology that creates a competitive advantage for your company.

This on-demand webinar will provide a guided approach to creating a business case to your company executives that outlines why it is necessary to invest in a SAP HANA solution.


  • HANA capabilities and performance business drivers
  • Gather information – HANA objective and scope
  • HANA pilot project – pros and cons
  • Risk-avoidance strategy
  • HANA impact analysis (and cost of inaction)
  • SAP HANA customer-use cases:
    • Retail – basket analysis
    • Retail – loss prevention
    • Global repair organization (MTTR)

Webinar Presenter Bio

Dwayne Thomas, Senior BI Architect, SAP Practice

Dwayne Thomas is a Business Analytics specialist and Solution architect with 20 years of information science experience. His career has been helping clients make sense of their information asset (data) using business intelligence, advance analytics, InMemory solutions, data warehousing and data integration solutions. This focus has ushered him from roles of technical architect/consulting manager, systems architect, and BI manager with companies such as SAP Americas, Research In Motion and eBay.

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