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SAP BW/4HANA – the next step towards simplicity

by Arwold Koelewijn on September 9, 2016

Last month SAP has announced the next generation of SAP Business Warehouse, BW/4HANA. This logical step in the evolution of the Business Warehouse is completely dedicated to the HANA platform, and as such, can do without millions lines of coding to support other databases. Also, it has unloaded the heritage of previous SAP BW versions […]

The UvA live with UvAdata!

by Arwold Koelewijn on December 13, 2014

                                 The University of Amsterdam is live, for several months now, with the new major release of UvAdata, the management information system of the UvA. As external project manager and BI consultant I had the pleasure to contribute to the success of this project.                                                                   Introduction UvAdata is an enterprise datawarehouse that consolidates data […]

SAP BI and Solvency II

by Arwold Koelewijn on May 22, 2011

Insurance companies are facing a lot of changes in the coming years. Apart from topics as need for cost reduction, new products and new concepts, they also have to deal with the implementation of Solvency II. A solid BI architecture, as SAP BI, can support these needs. Solvency II is the updated set of regulatory […]

Business Intelligence in Higher Education

by Arwold Koelewijn on November 26, 2010

In recent years governmental organizations are demanding more transparency on performance and financials from Higher Education institutions. Also internally, with funding becoming more difficult, the information need is increasing. This requires for institutions to focus on their  business intelligence solutions and when needed, integrate them and set up an adequate support organisation. Business Intelligence at Higher […]