Most agree that the success of HANA will ultimately come down to transformational applications, not technical virtuosity for its own sake. IBM has put its hat in the ring with some new HANA apps that were on display at SAPPHIRE Now 2012. Dennis caught up with Vijay Vijayasankar,  IBM’s Head of Global and North America SAP Forward Engineering Team, on the show floor to get a first hand look.  During the shoot, Vijay shows off a cash management app, a social media analysis app, and a smart meter analytics solution that all draw on the power of HANA.

Show Notes

:30 cash management – powerful new ways to slice and dice AR, AP and inventory data in real-time

2:30 social media analytics – integrating structured and unstructured data

3:54 smart meter analytics – combining HANA and IBM’s predictive capabilities