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Design Studio 1.4 Sneak Preview ASUG Webcast Part 2

This is a follow up to Design Studio Sneak Preview 1.4 – ASUG Webcast Part 1

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

SAP showed a demo of Design Studio 1.4 – I only include a subset of the screen shots below:

Context menu:


Figure 1: Source: SAP

Figure 1 shows the context menu in 1.4 from a demo.


Figure 2: Source: SAP

Figure 2 shows the new Filtering bar in the ad-hoc analysis template in 1.4


Figure 3: Source: SAP

Figure 3 shows more details of the fragments and the fragment gallery (comment in Q&A was this was similar to SAP BusinessObjects Lumira)


Figure 4: Source: SAP

Figure 4 shows defining the event streaming data sources which is pushed into dashboard

In this case it is going from ESP to Design Studio


Figure 5: Source: SAP

Figure 5 shows with the new data source SDK you can program your own data source type such as a CSV file


Figure 6: Source: SAP

Figure 6 covers more details of the data source SDK.  You can type data in manually and entered in crosstab

The speaker said it is an XCelsius like add-in and you need to have IE 11


Figure 7: Source: SAP

CVOM SDK with Design Studio – Lumira CVOM SDK can be used by Design Studio


Figure 8: Source: SAP

We ran out of time to cover this during the webcast but Figure 8 covers the Lumira CVOM SDK integration to Design Studio


Figure 9: Source: SAP

“Fancy charts” shown in Figure 9 can be imported to Design Studio


Figure 10: Source: SAP

Figure 10 shows Fiori integration is only for sFIN Wave 6 with Design Studio fully integrated with Fiori Launchpad


Figure 11: Source: SAP

Figure 11 shows the Design Studio Templates are different for Fiori


Figure12: Source: SAP

Figure 12 shows importing a Lumira board to Design Studio, coming in 2015


Figure 13: Source: SAP

Coming in 1.5 is the feature to unmerge variables to improve performance; projected time period for 1.5 is May 2015.


Figure 14: Source: SAP

Figure 14 was not covered but there were questions about offline and commentary

I’ll post the Q&A once the questions have been answered.

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