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The SAP BI Strategy Behind the SAP Lumira Roadmap – ASUG BusinessObjects Conference

This was another session at the conference this week.  As a background you may want to review the SAP BI Statement of Direction.

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Source: SAP


Figure 1: Source: SAP

Figure 1 shows the SAP BI Strategy


Figure 2: Source: SAP

We want to connect to twitter feeds and Facebook posts; this drives the need for more Analytics

Mobile devices create more information

SAP is looking at simplifying the landscape using the Cloud such as providing web based access


Figure 3: Source: SAP

Who thinks they don’t have enough BI clients?

SAP wants a “more simple” BI client scenario

Should add Infinite Insight, which are already in Lumira

Embrace different user types


Figure 4: Source: SAP

How you use it

Enterprise BI & Data Discovery – it is the way the technology is used

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Figure 5: Source: SAP

Figure 5 shows a matrix of user types & BI scenarios

It combines user types together, and Enterprise BI / data discovery on how you use the tools

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Figure 6: Source: SAP

Lumira spans authoring user types as shown in Figure 6


Figure 7: Source: SAP

Over 40K BusinessObjects customers

Every BI company is connecting to BW as a data source

Need to connect to all data sources


Figure 8: Source: SAP

Evolving BI platform that also supports data discovery

It is for line of business and enterprise BI

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Figure 9: Source: SAP

On the roadmap there is a BI platform, agile visualization, advanced analytics, to consume via cloud, mobile device.

This includes trust, auditing and monitoring and interacting data with colleagues


Figure 10: Source: SAP

Figure 10 is the car comparison with BI4 as the long-time Porsche and Lumira as the new Tesla


Today: Tomorrow is the sign-up for hands-on sessions at SAP TechEd && d-code Las Vegas.  Here is the link to all the sessions mentioning Lumira

Stay Ahead : Attend TechEd && d-code – Win Big SAP BI BusinessObjects HANA Hands-on Sessions

Next week, ASUG has 2 webcasts featuring Lumira:

September 30: BI with Lumira Roadmap Update – the Future of BI with BusinessObjects

October 2: ASUG Lumira Influence Council Launch

SAP Statement of Direction on BI Solutions

The SAP Lumira Roadmap – ASUG BusinessObjects Conference

Join SAP at the end of October for Reporting & Analytics 2014 INTERACTIVE conference – register here

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