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SAP Data Warehouse Cloud – Experiences in building a data model

You use purchasing data in your reporting? Benefit from our free template! You need more data? Benefit from our experience! SAP Data Warehouse Cloud allows you to expand central data stores easily and intuitively. Introduction to the SAP Data Warehouse Cloud (DWC) The SAP Datawarehouse


Now in the SAP App Center: PeoplePLAN Personnel Cost Planning

Easily create detailed cost and inventory projections Plan personnel actions while projecting costs and inventories in seconds? This is now possible with PeoplePLAN Personnel Cost Planning – now also available in the Sapp App Center. PeoplePLAN can process data from various operational HR systems, such


Data Culture: How to make better business decisions

Data Culture in Today’s Data-Driven World With the right data culture, you will recognize the best courses of action in your everyday professional life. In doing so, you establish an excellent decision-making process that guides you to the best results, even in stressful situations.The world


If I only knew….

Glad you keep reading. Aristotle understood curiosity as a virtue. In private life, people often know the most intimate details about their best friends. But what about in business life? Let’s take a look at a company: Do you know their Strategy? Market positioning? Owner?


Value-driver-based planning

According to several studies (Castellina 2017, BARC studies 2015 and 2018), it is very important for companies, including those in financial planning, to ensure rapid responsiveness to changes in the market, for example, due to new competitors. Furthermore, there is a need for optimization in

Auf dem Weg in die AWS

On the way to the AWS

AWS Cloud: We migrated our 50 systems in 100 days. I’ll give you an introduction here, so you can get to know the AWS Cloud.


We celebrate 20 years of CubeServ!

For CubeServ, 2021 is a special year: On April 1st, our company will celebrate its 20th anniversary! With more than 5000 BI & Analytics projects, we are trained to always work at the current level of innovation. Many thanks to our customers and partners for many years of loyalty and trustful cooperation.


CubeServ INSIDE LOOK 03/21

SOLUTIONS PARTNER NETWORK WORKSHOPS BLOGS EVENTS The first quarter is over, we continue to move at a very special time. CubeServ is looking ahead with hope and purpose after a successful 2020. The analytics world continues to spin in the SAP environment, keeping customers on


CubeServ INSIDE LOOK 08/21

In situation of a complex crisis, companies need security to achieve their goals and the ability to adapt quickly.


openSAP Podcast – The intelligent personnel planning in the hospital

Podcast by SAP with Johannes Kumpf, Business Development Manager HR Solutions & Daniel Schneider, Management Consultant and Healthcare Expert – both at CubeServ GmbH. Detailed and reliable personnel planning is more important than ever in times of staff shortages. In this context, business intelligence and


CubeServ INSIDE LOOK 2021/12

Are you prepared for change? How you can expand your analytics platform and make greater use of the SAP Analytics Cloud – our experts tell you from the field. Take your first steps with the Data Warehouse Cloud and see for yourself our fully integrated solution for financial and workforce planning.

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Advanced Analytics with R: An Overview

In this blog we show how easy it is to use Advanced Analytics functions in R. We focus on different graph types, Regression Analysis with R and Time Series Forecast with R.

R Programming

A Beginner’s Guide to R Programming Language

R programming language is one of the most popular languages when it comes to data science and statistical analysis. This is mainly because R was specifically built for statistical key figures and data analysis. While R was developed in the early 90s, it wasn’t until


Guest lecture at the University of Bamberg

When consulting colleagues go back to university… they often have a presentation on exciting topics from the field in their luggage! So did our team leader René Lechtenböhmer (Alumni of the faculty) and Jan Wiesemann (Predictive Analytics Consultant). Several times a year, the e.V.

data model driven development

Data-Model-Driven-Development with SAP Power Designer

How SAP PowerDesigner supports data model-driven development PowerDesigner is SAP’s industry-leading data modeling tool. It provides a data model-driven development methodology to support and align business and information technology (IT). In this article, we take a look at what SAP PowerDesigner is and how it


Advanced Analytics with R and SAP Tools

Why bother with SAP R integration? The vast majority of organizations use advanced analytics with R and SAP tools to forecast future events and make data-driven, informed decisions. With this blog post, I highlight the benefits and essential connections.


Cloud – curse or blessing?

The cloud is the subject of very controversial discussions. For me, the advantages are in the foreground. With this blogpost I will show you why.

We need to talk

We need to talk!

First of all, a Happy and successful New Year to everyone.  I know, you are all busy with Year End Closing but “We need to talk!” and I will keep it short. Well, quite some of you will connect this expression with something negative.  I


Why are the BI consumers not only happy?

I am in the Business Intelligence Business for over 20 years and seldom heard a business user say We have a fantastic Reporting, Analytics and Planning solution, I always have the data I need, New requirements are implemented fast, No need for spreadsheets anymore, Self-Service


Rapid changes in HR needed

COVID-19 is a typical Black Swan event. Nobody could foresee the global impact on our business and daily life. Rapid changes happened in HR but also other areas. We all struggle to get a clear picture about the future. Optimism helps and let us hope


Best Practice Dashboard with SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

My colleagues and myself have talked a lot about Data Warehousing, Analytics, Reporting, Predictive and Planning in previous blogs and in several Webinars so far this year. However, we have not touched Best Practice in Dashboarding with SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC). Regardless of the solution,


The Time Dimension in the SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

With Data Warehouse Cloud version 2020.14, SAP has enabled the integration of time dimensions. Why is the time dimension so important? Previously, many aggregation levels of a date column were required in the data to be loaded for SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, e.g. for a

Advanced Analytics

How to make business analytics successful?

Making business analytics easier ✅ and more effective ✅ is challenging. With this blog(series) I present my solution approaches for discussion. ✌


CubeServ Analysis Office Best Practice-Reporting

Simplification for your reporting With the highly formatted standard reporting for simplified “SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office”, you unify and accelerate your Reporting. You run your reporting with Excel, but struggle with the following problems: High complexity Low performance (capacity limits) Difficulties with multiple use


Analytics Designer Hackathon – Clinical Department analysis

This blog post is a submission for the Analytics Designer Hackathon. More information about the hackathon can be found here: Use case Clinical Department analysis Business case The scope of responsibility of Chief Physicians has widened in recent years. Thus, they are not only