This was a webcast given by SAP’s Ty Miller.

/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/1disclaimer_435681.png

Source: SAP

The legal disclaimer applies that things in the future are subject to change.

/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/aenterprisebi_435704.png

Source: SAP

Enterprise BI includes BI4.1.  SAP plans to continue optimizing 4.1 and deliver incremental innovations.

SAP plans a series of support packs to 4.1, including enhancements to customers and planned innovations

SAP plans new releases of Analysis Office , Design Studio, Mobile

In BI4.1 SP3 you have the ability to kill sessions

In Launchpad you can see opendoc URL to a folder

Also coming is metadata for “BI on BI”

/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/semanticlayer_435698.png

Source: SAP

Semantic Layer  includes an update to multi-tenancy tool to support multi-source universes

SAP plans to add Freehand SQL to Web Intelligence – a huge step for those still using Desktop Intelligence

SAP plans to improve BW support

SAP plans SDK consumption and authoring as shown above.

With the Universe consumption SDK you can create your own BI tool

You can transform single source universes to multi source and linked universes

/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/developer_435699.png

Source: SAP

CVOM stands for common visualization object model which is the visualization library for all SAP applications being built

There is an extensions SDK to create your own visualization and import to tool like Lumira & Design Studio have.  This will be extended to BI Suite

Universe will output its data to its own data source

/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/developer2_435700.png

Source: SAP

There are plans to include CVOM visualization library across all BI clients.

New geo spatial capabilities include ESRI extension to XCelsius dashboards

/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/webi_435701.png

Source: SAP

SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence is  a relational tool

SAP plans to have “better fidelity for multidimensional such as BW/HANA”

SAP plans to have direct access to HANA views without requiring a universe on HANA

Today you can do this with Crystal for Enterprise

Completing RESTful API’s for Web Intelligence – customizable

/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/crystal_435702.png

Source: SAP

Crystal Reports on HANA is coming.  Learn more at this upcoming ASUG webcast:

June 10: Crystal Reports on SAP HANA

/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/liveoffice_435703.png

Source: SAP

SAP plans to support .unx based documents support for Live Office as shown above.

See Microsoft Adds Connectivity for SAP BusinessObjects to Power BI for Office 365 – PowerBI – Site Home – MSDN Blogs native connectivity to .unx.

More to come.

Related:

Join Us at ASUG Annual Conference

Jump Start ASUG Annual Conference SAPPHIRE with a Pre-Conference Session – Back and Better than Ever

To report this post you need to login first.

3 Comments

You must be Logged on to comment or reply to a post.

Leave a Reply