Practical Data Science with SAP: Machine Learning Techniques for Enterprise Data
Foss, Greg, Modderman, Paul
Learn how to fuse today's data science tools and techniques with your SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. With this practical guide, SAP veterans Greg Foss and Paul Modderman demonstrate how to use several data analysis tools to solve interesting problems with your SAP data.
Data engineers and scientists will explore ways to add SAP data to their analysis processes, while SAP business analysts will learn practical methods for answering questions about the business. By focusing on grounded explanations of both SAP processes and data science tools, this book gives data scientists and business analysts powerful methods for discovering deep data truths.
- Examples of how data analysis can help you solve several SAP challenges
- Natural language processing for unlocking the secrets in text
- Data science techniques for data clustering and segmentation
- Methods for detecting anomalies in your SAP data
- Data visualization techniques for making your data come to life
Greg Foss fuses battle-tested deep SAP knowledge with a passion for all things data science. His SAP career spans all areas of the technology stack - server, database, security, back and front end development, and functional expertise. As an enterprise architect, he's been the steady guiding hand for years of managing, supporting, and enhancing SAP. As the founder of Blue Diesel Data Science, he focuses years of R, Python, machine learning algorithms, and analytics expertise on finding unique stories to tell from enterprise SAP data. Through Blue Diesel, Greg regularly contributes unique knowledge and insight into the data science blogging community, and is the principal developer and architect of VisionaryRX, an innovative pharmaceutical data dashboarding product.
Paul Modderman loves creating things and sharing them. His tech career has spanned web applications with technologies like .NET, Java, Python, and React to SAP solutions in ABAP, OData and SAPUI5, to cloud technologies in Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure. He was principal technical architect on Mindset's certified solutions CloudSimple and Analytics for BW. He's an SAP Developer Hero, honored in 2017. Paul is the author of two books: Mindset Perspectives: SAP Development Tips, Tricks, and Projects, and the SAP Press published SAPUI5 and SAP Fiori: The Psychology of UX Design.