With the SAP Influencer Summit in full swing, guest host John Appleby tracked down Steve Lucas and Adam Binnie of SAP to address the SAP analytics outlook for 2012. Not surprisingly, mobility wound up being a central theme. John asks Steve and Adam to explain why they believe BI 4.0 is now a mature release, and what new functionality customers can expect in 2012.

Show Notes

:30 SAP’s analytics strategy – where are we today?

1:10 BI 4.0 GA – clarifying version numbers versus feature packs

3:00 Is BI 4.0 a mature release?

7:00 Feature Packs – non-disruptive functionality?

8:20 The impact of mobility on SAP’s BI strategy

11:30 What’s the next big thing in analytics that SAP needs to address?