The authors of »SAP NetWeaver BW«
Buntic Georgian is a senior director at Archius (an SAP consulting company that is focused on business analytics) leading the SAP Business Analytics practice. He started working with SAP NetWeaver BW in 1998 with version 1.2B and has worked on all versions of SAP NetWeaver BW, including upgrades of the system to 3.0B, 7.0, and 7.3. His expertise includes developing BI competency centers with methodologies, best practices, how-to guides, and standards for development and deployment. He has been involved with several large scale BI implementations for SAP systems in leadership and architectural roles. His current areas of expertise include technical architecture, building business cases for analytics, setting up BI COEs, and project management. Currently he is leading an SAP HANA implementation for one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world, and also working with several companies developing SAP HANA strategy, business case development for SAP HANA, and developing SAP HANA implementation plans.
Andrew Joo is the enterprise performance management (EPM) leader within the SAP Business Analytics Center of Excellence at IBM Global Business Services. He has more than 17 years of deep strategy, financial, cost, management, and technology consulting experience, encompassing leading industry firms, a multitude of technologies, industries, processes and methodologies, and roles with a strong track record of delivering and exceeding internal project and client expectations. In addition to serving as a thought leader and subject matter expert in the areas of enterprise performance management, business intelligence, and information management, he has been integral in project delivery, practice development, business development, industry, community outreach, and university lecturing efforts. He has an MBA in Strategy & Marketing from Rice University, a master’s degree in Management Information Systems, and a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting.