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Webinar details

Date: October 3, 2013

Time: 11 AM EDT

Duration: 60 minutes

Speakers: Ron Grabyan, Manager, Data Warehousing Services, Southern California Edison (SCE)

Bryan Katis, Group Vice President, Analytics & Big Data solutions, SAP

Don Mettica, Partner, Consulting and Systems Integration, Infosys


Webinar overview

Many companies have made big investments to standardize business processes and enable operational and management reporting content. They achieve this by using a combination of SAP R3 and SAP BW. Even then, a significant number of SAP users continue to demand additional business value from these investments. They try to unlock data through accurate business insights.

With in-memory computing and SAP HANA, customers can optimize BW performance while providing a simplified business analytics environment. This also enables innovation for business users.

Why attend?

In this live webcast, learn about:

  • SCE's BW migration to HANA and the tremendous benefits they have realized
  • How SCE now has the ability to rapidly visualize, analyze, and share insights across the organization
  • How business users are working differently and training their focus on innovation by accelerating information to support day-to-day decisions
  • How to accelerate a low-cost BW migration to HANA and enable innovation faster

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Speaker profiles

Ron Grabyan, Manager, Data Warehousing Services, Southern California Edison (SCE)

Before taking over as lead manager for the SAP HANA program at SCE, Ron Grabyan has managed the business intelligence (BI) development effort for SAP BW since its inception in 2005. He has also managed several large IT programs over a span of 12 years. Ron has experience in managing the deployment of leading technologies in application development, systems, and infrastructure.

Bryan Katis, Group Vice President, Analytics and Big Data solutions, SAP

Prior to this, Bryan Katis was Group Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Solutions at SAP. He led the business from 18 percent market share to more than 26 percent over three years to become the market leader. Bryan was also Global VP, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Regional Implementation Group (RIG) and Customer Advisory Office (CAO).

Don Mettica, Partner, Consulting and Systems Integration, Infosys

Don Mettica has more than 20 years' experience in building and delivering solutions and services for business performance management, data management, and BI transformation at Fortune 100 organizations. At Infosys, Don is the go-to-market leader for SAP HANA. He is a recognized leader in the area of SAP BI and has presented at numerous industry events, Sapphire technology conferences, and analyst panels.


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