Predictive maintenance can reduce cost, increase productivity and streamline production. [shutterstock: 340585748, kenary820]

Predictive maintenance can reduce cost, increase productivity and streamline production. [shutterstock: 340585748, kenary820]

Predictive Maintenance With SAP Hana: Giving Data A Meaning

For industrial companies, predictive maintenance is the ideal point of entry into highly-automated production, based on internet technologies and the Internet of Things. Data gathered and processed in real time can improve production processes and bring down maintenance requirements.

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With various alternatives available, it's time to get thinking about tomorrow - today. [shutterstock: 549285574, Kritsada Rajmanee]

With various alternatives available, it's time to get thinking about tomorrow - today. [shutterstock: 549285574, Kritsada Rajmanee]

Operational Reporting with Hana Live or S/4 Embedded Analytics?

A migration of SAP's Business Suite onto S/4 Hana requires a technological reorientation of existing reporting-applications. Operational Reporting with Hana Live is the preferred solution for SAP's Business Suite powered by Hana; by contrast, S/4 is taking the route of embedded analytics and a different technical substructure. What does this mean for customers? What needs to be borne in mind so that customers can continue to use in-house developments?

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Deciphering the added-value from Embedded Analytics. [shutterstock: 320958076,zhu difeng]

Deciphering the added-value from Embedded Analytics. [shutterstock: 320958076,zhu difeng]

Hana Embedded Analytics: Always Having The Company In Plain View?

The topic of S/4 and Embedded Analytics is currently giving rise to controversial discussions. What is the added-value of the integrated reporting possibilities in S/4? What does the standard offer and how can additional requirements be met? And what demarcation lines separate this integrated+ solution from SAP BW?

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Migrating to a standalone system for the Diagnostics divison was no easy task for Roche. [Shutterstock; 260144123, PolakPhoto]

Migrating to a standalone system for the Diagnostics divison was no easy task for Roche. [Shutterstock; 260144123, PolakPhoto]

User Report: Roche Diagnostics starts SAP Rollout Americas

In a rollout dubbed “GLOIRE for Americas”, Roche Diagnostics has extracted all of its sales branches in South, Central, and North America from Roche Pharma’s SAP systems and integrated them into a new standalone SAP landscape for their Americas division. The fact that this new landscape is based on Hana posed a particular challenge. Ten months after the project began, however, Brazil was the first country to go live.

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