The authors of »Predictive Modeling with Automated Analytics/SAP Predictive Analytics 2.x«

Pierpaolo Vezzosi

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Pierpaolo Vezzosi is director of product management in the SAP Advanced Analytics organization. He joined BusinessObjects in 2000 as a technology alliances manager. There he worked to develop company relationships with key technological partners, and monitor innovating trends, including offshore activities in India. In 2006 he moved to product management in the Semantic Layer area to define the strategy for SAP BusinessObjects BI universes and the Information Design Tool. His current area of focus is predictive analytics and big data. Before joining BusinessObjects, Pierpaolo held several positions in the software industry as an analyst, developer, support engineer, and technical documentation editor. He holds a master’s degree in aeronautics and space engineering.

Gaëtan Saulnier

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Gaëtan Saulnier is a product manager in the SAP Advanced Analytics organization. He joined BusinessObjects in 2007 as a software development engineer. He worked on the new semantic layer used in the business intelligence products such as SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence. In 2010, Gaëtan became a product manager for the WebI product, working mainly on the 4.1 release. He currently works in product management for the SAP Advanced Analytics team and looks after predictive analytics and big data subjects. Gaëtan holds a master’s degree in computer science and data mining.


Current titles

  • Cover of Universe Design with SAP BusinessObjects BI
    Universe Design with SAP BusinessObjects BI
    The Comprehensive Guide

    Christian Ah-Soon, Didier Mazoué, Pierpaolo Vezzosi

    729 pages, hardcover

    This is your comprehensive resource on IDT and universe design! From universe creation to universe publication, get the step-by-step instructions you need to create the building blocks of reports for Webi, Dashboards, and more. Learn to build single- and multisource More about the book

    from $69.99


    E-book | Print edition | Bundle
    • Everything you need to know about the new Information Design Tool and UNX universes
    • Explore step-by-step universe design, from connecting to different data sources, to creating data foundations, to building business layers
    • Compare and convert UNV to UNX universes
  • Cover of SAP Predictive Analytics
    SAP Predictive Analytics
    The Comprehensive Guide

    Antoine Chabert, Andreas Forster, Laurent Tessier, Pierpaolo Vezzosi

    491 pages, hardcover

    Leave your crystal ball behind and peer into the future with SAP Predictive Analytics! Master predictive models—regression, time series forecasting, clustering, and more—and learn how to get SAP Predictive Analytics up and running. Discover the essential tools, from Predictive Factory More about the book

    from $69.99


    E-book | Print edition | Bundle
    • Install SAP Predictive Analytics 3.x and plan your project
    • Build robust predictive models with the Predictive Factory, Automated Analytics, and Expert Analytics modules
    • Explore advanced workflows and integration options
  • Cover of Introducing SAP Data Hub
    Introducing SAP Data Hub

    Michael Eacrett, Swapan Saha, Gaëtan Saulnier

    96 pages

    Discover how SAP Data Hub uses orchestration and workflows, data pipelines, and governance to connect and manage your data. Then, explore how it integrates with your existing tools, like SAP Data Services, SAP BW, and more. In-depth case studies will More about the book



    • See how SAP Data Hub simplifies the data landscape
    • Explore data pipelining, orchestration, and governance capabilities
    • Learn how SAP Data Hub integrates with existing SAP products
  • Cover of Set Analysis with SAP BusinessObjects BI
    Set Analysis with SAP BusinessObjects BI

    Pierpaolo Vezzosi

    110 pages

    Set analysis is a powerful tool-if you know how to use it. Focusing on SAP BusinessObjects BI and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence, this e-bite walks through set analysis from start to finish. Step-by-step instructions will show you how to create More about the book

    approx. $24.99

    Pre-order now
    Available on 08/21/2019

    • Learn to analyze sets with SAP BusinessObjects BI
    • Define and populate sets with the Information Design Tool
    • Use sets in SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence