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Power of Infographics using SAP Lumira

With the upcoming trend of using data to communicate information and knowledge, it also becomes a challenge on how you can effectively convey this huge amount of information to your target audience. Creating content which is eye-catchy, easy to read and simple to grasp is not the easiest task. One needs to have a deep-dive knowledge and understanding of the topic and different ways you can represent information in a manner that  is unique and attractive at the same time. This is where Infographics can help you! A powerful way of representing complex data in a visual format which makes understanding simple and fast.


What is an Infographic?


Information + Graphics : Infographics are visual elements which represent complex data. They help improve user cognition by condensing large amounts of information into a form where it will be more easily absorbed by the reader. It is usually a collection of data, pictograms, data points created in a meaningful visual format.


Create An Infographic using SAP Lumira :

Once you have created your visualizations you can start creating an Infographic by switching to the Compose Room. Note that you can create both Infographics and regular storyboards in the Compose room.


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Two types of templates have been provided to create an Infographic page.

I have  selected a blank template to start with. This is how a blank template looks like.

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On the left hand side you will find all the charts previously created under the Visualize room. You can start embedding these charts these charts in the Infographic page by dragging and dropping the required chart in the white space.


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You can start customizing a chart by selecting it by clicking anywhere in the chart area.  On the right side you is a  Visualization properties panel where you can change and customize chart properties.


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A number of customization properties can be applied to your chart. Here I have changed the bars in my bar chart to a pictogram from the pictogram gallery :



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Here , I have changed the background color of the page. New titles/captions/annotations can be added directly by dragging and dropping text field on the page.


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A rich gallery of pictograms have been provided as a part of the product. You can also add your own svg format pictograms from the below highlighted ” + ” Add button.


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I have created the following Infographics using SAP Lumira.


You can also try these Infographics and Interactive Storyboards here : Demo Library : SAP Lumira


You can also add pictures from Fotolia Gallery:


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Just type in a keyword and hit “Enter”. Double-click and add images to your local gallery :


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Here are some snapshots :


1. Airlines Industry

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2.  Human Resources


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3. Sales and Advertising


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4. Pharmaceutical Industry


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      Author's profile photo Julie Plummer
      Julie Plummer

      THanks, Avni - these look pretty good. Nice to see so much available out of the box.

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      Thanks Julie..

      Author's profile photo Donatas Budrys
      Donatas Budrys

      Thank you, Avni, for a nice review of infographics capabilities in SAP Lumira. May I ask you which version of Lumira were you using? And how can we obtain this version?

       

      Thanks,

      Donatas

      Author's profile photo Sharon Om
      Sharon Om

      Hi Donatas

      Infographics is supported in our exciting upcoming release. Please stay tuned for more update from SAP over the next week or so.

      Author's profile photo Donatas Budrys
      Donatas Budrys

      Perfect, thanks Sharon for your prompt answer.

      Are there any specific dates when this functionality will be GA?

       

      Thank you.

      Donatas

      Author's profile photo Sharon Om
      Sharon Om

      Hi Donatas

       

      Yes we have the target date internally. However for legal reasons we are not permitted to publicize the exact date as the plan is subject to change. We will provide more updates towards the end of the week/early next week.

       

      Thank you.

      Sharon

      Author's profile photo Donatas Budrys
      Donatas Budrys

      Thank you, Sharon.

       

      Looking forward this great release of SAP Lumira.

       

      Best regards,

      Donatas

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      Former Member
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Donatas,

       

      SP17 upgrade is now available for  SAP Lumira. You can use this newer build to create Infographics.

       

      Regards,

      Avni.

      Author's profile photo Donatas Budrys
      Donatas Budrys

      Thank you, Avni,

       

      Will try it immediately

       

      Have a nice day,

      Donatas

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      Former Member

      Avni,Thanks for the blog .

       

      Thanks

      Pranitha.K.S

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      Former Member
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Pranitha, I think this can be used for the challenge with students as well.

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      Former Member

      Yea, We students are ready for another challenge.

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      Former Member

      Hi Nikhil,

       

      Two  more days to go....

       

      All the Best

       

      -Pranitha.K.S

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      Former Member

      Yeah

      we have added one the category "Best infographics" .

      Author's profile photo Ghafoor Nadeem
      Ghafoor Nadeem

      Heyy this is excellent work, Looks very good and informative and I am looking for input control on infographics..

       

      Thanks

      -Nadeem

      Author's profile photo CHIN JIMMY
      CHIN JIMMY

      Hi all,

      May I ask have anyone of you try to associateĀ the real product picture with the cube? let say the client wanna have a top 20 products chart, we can have a bar chart with the actual product image on top of the individualĀ bar.

      Thanks in advance.