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Internship - SAP - Business Objects Cloud – An ideal Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for Analytics (afstudeerstage)

Job Location: Utrecht

Regional Description: Nederland

Job Number: 00469481


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Internship - SAP  - Business Objects Cloud – An ideal Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for Analytics (afstudeerstage)


Job description

While the world is abuzz with revolutionized, modern business intelligence and analytics solutions, many organizations today are still stuck with the traditional siloed data warehouses, struggling to harness the value of their IT investments or unable to leverage them to their full potentials. Business users, in general, yearn for a solution that is easy to use, scalable, could enable fast and intuitive insights to grow information for decision-making and fosters secured data sharing for collaboration purposes. In the digital transformation age today, a cloud solution is high on the agenda of organization strategies and by far, seen as the future of business.

First released in 2015, SAP Business Objects Cloud boasts a simplified approach to analytics which is user-centric in design that delivers a different experience in flexibility and built-in collaboration for timely response to new business opportunities. It is expected to deliver all analytics capabilities - for BI, planning, predictive, and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) purposes – all in one single product, to enable users to be more efficient in their jobs. This assignment is aimed at deep-dive and justifications of SAP Business Objects Cloud lives up to such promises.



- Detailed capabilities evaluation of SAP Business Objects Cloud – pros and cons.

- Identification and a brief assessment of comparable product(s) with SAP Business Objects Cloud to understand its position in the market.

- Recommendations of SAP Business Objects Cloud as the next generation of SaaS for Analytics.

- Demo delivery and presentation of the core capabilities of SAP Business Objects Cloud.



- Discuss advantages and disadvantages (or room for improvements) of this SAP Product.

- Probe further on typical business concerns around licensing costs, performance stretch and data security risks.

- If possible, find out at least one comparable product with this SAP Product and provide a brief comparison overview.

- Consider any prerequisites, possible dependencies/risks or even relevant assumptions that may apply, and structure these within the context of this assignment.

- Explain why this SAP Product may or may not be an Analytics ideal.

- Does this SAP Product address any of the Accenture Technology Vision trends?

- Define and present a business case along with a re-usable internal asset that best encompasses all points above.


Place in the organization

Accenture is one of the world's largest independent providers of technology services. Our Technology professionals lead and implement highly complex technology projects. Working with clients, they design, develop and deliver a wide range of challenging and global IT projects. These professionals may build, test, install and maintain software across a variety of projects and industries working with leading enterprise applications such as SAP, Siebel, PeopleSoft and Oracle or with custom- built applications the field of Analytics, Mobile, Cloud / SaaS and Digital.


Are you the perfect candidate? 

  • Last year of your HBO/WO bachelor study, IT related;
  • Team player with excellent communication skills;  
  • Fluent in Dutch and English;
  • Able to work independent;
  • Eager to learn.   

What can we offer you? 

Within Accenture we offer you a work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will receive a lot of responsibility. You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses.  

  • You will be guided by a team of experienced consultants; 
  • You will receive a compensation and a laptop; 
  • You will gain knowledge and expertise of Accenture; 
  • You will gain experience within a large international consulting firm;
  • You will expand your professional network. 

Additional information 

  • Period: 6 months
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Location: Utrecht: Flexible workplace (work among our colleagues)
  • Start date: To be determined 


We are looking forward to meeting you. Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and send us your cv and application letter. For more information about this vacancy, you can contact Esmeralda Wesselink at telephone number 020-4938383 or via


An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

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