SAP BI Roadmap Planned Innovations – ASUG Webcast Part 1
This was a webcast given by SAP’s Ty Miller.
The legal disclaimer applies that things in the future are subject to change.
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”
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
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
There are plans to include CVOM visualization library across all BI clients.
New geo spatial capabilities include ESRI extension to XCelsius dashboards
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
Crystal Reports on HANA is coming. Learn more at this upcoming ASUG webcast:
June 10: Crystal Reports on SAP HANA
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.
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