Business Intelligence Options For SAP Business One

Business Intelligence Options For SAP Business One

Business Intelligence, or BI, is a technology-driven process for analyzing data and presenting actionable information which helps executives, managers, and other corporate end users make Informed Business Decisions.

In the webinar recording below, and throughout this blog, we will discuss what this means for you and your business, as well as how this benefits you as an SAP Business One user!

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Overview and Agenda

This particular training session is quite special in that we have, of course our very own experts presenting from Team Pioneer, but that we also have 2 guest presenters: Mordechai (Moty) Moshin the Business Development & Sr. Specialist from SAP, and Corey Mendelsohn President of New Intelligence.

Along with our 2 guest presenters, Pioneer’s Deb and Elizabeth kick off this training session by doing a quick overview of the agenda:

  • SAP Business One Intro and Analytics Overview
  • HANA Integrated Analytics
  • SAP Business One Analytics Cloud
  • New Intelligence – BI Tool for SAP Business One
  • Power BI
  • Other Available BI Tools
  • Documentation
  • Q&A

SAP Business One Intro and Analytics Overview

SAP Business One, as your ERP System, has brought all your useful data into one centralized location. But now that you have that, how do you make decisions based on all that real-time data? This is where Business Intelligence comes in. It allows us to create actionable and predictive insights based on the analytics of the data available to you, which in turn helps you make better business decisions for your company.

HANA Integrated Analytics

0:07:00

After giving a quick introduction on Business Intelligence and how it benefits you, Beth jumps straight into SAP Business One to give you a quick overview of BI within the HANA platform.

HANA Analytics is special because of it’s embedded analytics, as well as 4 Key Compnonents that Beth list as:

  1. Out of the Box Dashboards, KPIs, and Widgets
  2. Custom Dashboards, KPIs, and Widgets
  3. Pervasive Analytics
  4. Excel Interactive Analytics

HANA Dashboard

HANA Embedded Analytics

SAP Analytics Cloud

0:17:00

Bringing in SAP’s Moty Moshin, he then goes over the robust browser-based platform of SAP Analytics Cloud.

But before discussing the Cloud Analytics, he gives a quick overview of what it means to be an “Intelligent Enterprise”

Moty dives into a demo to show the Cloud Analytics full capabilities, but as an overview, with Analytics Cloud you can expect to gain real-time information quickly by using the Business Intelligence and Augmented Analytics capabilities. This helps you be more certain and give you confidence in the data you utilize to make your important business decisions.

New Intelligence Feature

0:28:45

Passing the baton over to Corey Mendolsohn, the webinar then goes on to cover an Add-On available for SAP Business One by New Intelligence called “Quick Start”!

QuickStart’s main gain is that it’s designed for people who don’t have much time. Made as easy to use and find information as possible. Corey goes in-depth in a demonstration of all the different features and how to navigate the Add-On. He covers dashboards, reporting, integration with Excel, and more!

Power BI Demonstration

0:45:50

Pressing forward, Deb jumps into the Power BI Demonstration! A robust solution, Power BI is affordable, is used to build base queries or views (create modeling), and is part of Office 365 so it is integrated with office products such as Microsoft Teams and can be made available to all users!

Additional Business Intelligence Options

Beth then wraps up the training session by giving a quick overview of a few other BI options available to you with SAP Business One. Although We didn’t have a chance to review them in depth this time, if you have any questions about any of the below, please feel free to reach out and ask us about them!

Documentation

Business Intelligence Options in SAP Business One Resources

Looking for more information? Below are a few links carefully selected by our experts that should give you everything you need to know about Business Intelligence Options in SAP Business One. Feel free to browse our resources or check out our knowledgebase. If you have any questions about Business Intelligence Options or want to know how you can run your business better with SAP B1, reach out to us by phone 602-888-2100 or email info@pioneerb1.com.

Business Intelligence in SAP Business One Presentation

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