The authors of »Creating SAP HANA Information Views«

Jonathan Haun

Jonathan Haun currently serves as the lead SAP HANA consultant and consulting manager with Decision First Technologies. Over the past two years, he has had the opportunity to help several clients implement solutions using SAP HANA. In addition to being certified in multiple SAP BusinessObjects tools, he is also a SAP Certified Application Associate and SAP Certified Technology Associate for SAP HANA 1.0. Jonathan has worked in the field of business intelligence for more than 10 years. During this time, he has gained invaluable experience while helping customers implement solutions using the tools from the SAP BusinessObjects product line. Before working as a full-time business intelligence consultant, he worked in a variety of information technology management and administrative roles. His combination of experience and wealth of technical knowledge make him an ideal source of information pertaining to business intelligence solutions powered by SAP HANA. You can follow Jonathan on Twitter at @jdh2n or visit his blog at

Chris Hickman

Chris Hickman is a certified SAP BusinessObjects consultant and principal consultant at Decision First Technologies. His specific areas of expertise include reporting, analysis, dashboard development, and visualization techniques. Chris’ software development background has enabled him to achieve proven effectiveness in architecting, developing, testing, and supporting both desktop-based and web-based applications for many customer engagements representing various industries. Chris also speaks globally at SAP and ASUG events.

Don Loden

Don Loden is a principal consultant at Decision First Technologies with full lifecycle data warehouse and information governance experience in multiple verticals. He is an SAP Certified Application Associate on SAP BusinessObjects Data Integrator, and he is very active in the SAP community, speaking globally at numerous SAP and ASUG conferences and events. He has more than 14 years of information technology experience in the following areas: ETL architecture, development, and tuning; logical and physical data modeling; and mentoring on data warehouse, data quality, information governance, and ETL concepts. You can follow Don on Twitter at @donloden. You can contact Don by email at

Roy Wells

Roy Wells is a principal consultant at Decision First Technologies, where he uses his 15 years of experience in system and application architecture to lead clients in the successful implementation of end to end BI solutions. He is particularly interested in delivering innovative visualization solutions and developing customized end user experiences that enable business transformation. He also enjoys mentoring and speaking publicly about BI, software development, and system integration solutions at conferences and venues worldwide. You can follow Roy on Twitter at @rgwbobj or contact him by email at

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    Implementing SAP HANA

    Jonathan Haun, Chris Hickman, Don Loden, Roy Wells

    860 pages, hardcover

    If you’re ready to move past the basics and see what SAP HANA looks like in the real world, you’ve come to the right place. From initial setup to connecting to a business intelligence platform, follow along with a practical More about the book

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    E-book | Print edition | Bundle
    • Implement SAP HANA as a data warehouse for analytics
    • Integrate SAP HANA with SAP Data Services and SAP BusinessObjects BI
    • Keep your system and your data safe by setting up authorizations, analytic privileges, and more

  • Cover of SAP Information Steward: Monitoring Data in Real Time
    SAP Information Steward: Monitoring Data in Real Time

    Don Loden

    93 pages

    Overrun and overwhelmed by an influx of data? Monitor data in real-time with this E-Bite on SAP Information Steward! Discover how to assess, analyze, and cleanse your data with three modules: use Data Insight for building scorecards and rules, Metadata More about the book



    • Govern your incoming data in real-time using Information Steward 4.2
    • Configure scorecards and rules using Data Insight
    • Create a data dictionary and manage metadata