This Think Tank will be led by Julie Bressler, reporting and analytics lead at Penn State University (PSU). She will be joined by her team to discuss how SAP S/4HANA fundamentally changed and improved reporting at PSU. Highlighted will be the speed of which the SAP S/4HANA database returned results for large data sets.


  • Julie Bressler – SAP Data Analytics and Reporting Lead, PSU 

  • Travis Freehauf – Data Analytics Specialist, PSU 

  • Misti Dotts – Data Analytics Specialist, PSU 

  • Xiaodong Zhang – Data Analytics Specialist, PSU 

This interactive session on Tuesday, July 13 at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT will feature a discussion on:  

  • Embedded SAP S/4HANA Analytics 
  • Blended scenarios with SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW/4HANA 
  • SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW/4HANA Performance Testing and monitoring dashboards 
  • Lessons learned 

The call will be for one hour on Zoom with the following format: 

  • A brief introduction and welcome from ASUG and the ASUG volunteers 
  • Introduction of facilitator's stories and challenges 
  • Q&A with featured event speakers and fellow event attendees 
  • Open discussion and active exchange of ideas, tips, tricks, and solutions 

Our objectives for you as a Think Tank attendee:  

  • Come to the Think Tank ready to share your story, challenges, and/or questions. You can email your thoughts by contacting before the call.  
  • Participate live during the event by unmuting your mic, turning on your video, or sharing in the Zoom chat feature  
  • Gain visibility into the challenges and successes other SAP customers are experiencing. 
  • Acquire new ideas for real-world solutions.  
  • Make a lasting new industry connection. 

If you are experiencing challenges and would like to lead your own case study, fill out the survey here