Sponsored ASUG IL - Chicago Chapter Meeting

Thu, 11/06/2014
Palatine, IL

Dickinson + Associates is a sponsor of this event, and will be presenting alongside Ferrara Candy Company.
"Developing an analytics roadmap with Ferrara Candy Company" will be presented by Timorthy Korba - Lead Architect, Dickinson + Associates; and Mustafa Mustafa - IT Sr. Manager, Reporting and Analytics, Ferrara Candy Company.
This session will focus on the story of Ferrara Candy Company’s strategic path to analytics.  It will include their start with SAP Business Warehouse and eventual investment in SAP HANA and BusinessObjects technology for advanced reporting and analytics capability.  This session will provide guidance to SAP customers, whether they are currently implementing their strategic analytical roadmap or reviewing deployment options.  We will focus less on technical details and more on the path taken, the decisions involved and the value expected from the new solution.  The main topics of discussion for this session are as follows:

  • Ferrara SAP Overview, Reporting and Analytics History
  • Previous architecture and associated pain points
  • HANA / BOBJ Proof of Concept
  • Roadmap opportunities and the HANA decision process
  • BW on HANA, HANA sidecar, Suite on HANA
  • Cloud vs. On-Premise HANA solutions
  • Lessons Learned and Deployment Plans 

Harper College – Wojcik Conference Center
1200 Algonquiin Rd.
Palatine, IL 60067