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BI2014 Strategic Technical Guide Summary

I missed part of this session last week but still wanted to share my notes.  Note that the usual disclaimer applies that things in the future are subject to change.


Figure 1: Source: SAP

How deliver on collective insight, to ensure accuracy?  The suggestion was made to get users to collaborate with you like Wikipedia, as shown on the right of Figure 1.

Today Google fills in query for you with instant feedback; we want that same experience with BI

With real time – imagine using HANA and iteration – increase headcount – restate marketing plan in real time

Wants marketing plan aligned to territory plan


Figure 2: Source: SAP

Figure 2 shows “User centric design” depending on the persona of BI admin, analyst, designer and decision maker.


Figure 3: Source: SAP

BW is missing as a connector for Lumira.  SAP said they are working on BW support inside Lumira, but will be post SAPPHIRE

Predict room is where KXEN function will provide inside Lumira

SAP said they had a tag cloud by SAP sales rep name showing the pipeline of customers bringing to SAPPHIRE last year


Figure 4: Source: SAP

KXEN team is meeting with 23 product teams to embed recommendation engine.  See Embed Predictive into SAP BI Clients just posted today.


Figure 5: Source: SAP

KXEN embedded in SalesForce, Teradata or it can be used separately


Figure 6: Source: SAP

SAP’s goal is to include as many users for Predictive.  Figure 6 shows traditionally these users have been left out of predictive.


Figure 7: Source: SAP

Figure 7 shows the cloud options for Analytics

You can test BW on HANA – see Learn how to use SAP Lumira SP12 with SAP NetWeaver BW

This session ran out of time on Q&A – only one question could be addressed to the audience.

Q: Lumira doesn’t work with BW now – could use with BW on HANA?

A: See Learn how to use SAP Lumira SP12 with SAP NetWeaver BW


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