What is new and coming in Lumira 1.20 Webcast with Question & Answer
Sharon Om, SAP, provided this webcast today. She wrote this last week What’s New in SAP Lumira 1.20 (summary)
Below are more details provided by Sharon Om
Lumira 1.20 was released on October 22nd
Figure 1: Source: SAP
The bar chart in the lower left of Figure 1 has prompting icon
The chart to the right shows conditional formatting, available in table only
Top right shows collapse to maximize viewing screen
Figure 2: Source: SAP
You can change the number formatting from multiple places
Figure 3: Source: SAP
Conditional formatting is available on the crosstab
Figure 4: Source: SAP
Figure 4 covers adding links (I have not tried)
Figure 5: Source: SAP
Planned improvements (always subject to change) include making the crosstab like a pivot table
Question & Answer:
Q: Can prompts come from universe?
A: They can come from universe, BW or HANA
Q: Could you please repeat what is Enhanced data access extension mean? what would be new capabilities for it?
A: Today have data access extension not publicly know – today use CSV to plug – still working
Will communicate via SCN or webinars
Q: Ignoring Lake Michigan?
A: Issue with Navtec map, fix is coming
Q: It seems like share to e-mail is gone from 1.19 to 1.20. Was that on purpose?
A: Sees it for the chart
Q: Infographic refresh is only limited to universe data sources ?
A: If use Lumira desktop and use Excel, it will reflect
Server side refresh is limited to Universe – more enhancements are planned
Q: When would the next update for number formatting be? In particular, currency?
A: More tricky; in plans, depending on data sources, need to work intricacies
An entry in idea place
Q: what release did we expect PDF exportability?
A: Within the next 1 or 2 releases
Q: Can we share the story on Launchpad ? Can other users open those stories without having Lumira installed on desktop?
A: With BI4, Lumira Server & HANA you can share
With Cloud, you can use BI Workspaces
More plans communicated with BI4/BI4 Edge
Q: Could you please let me know what predictive analysis is Lumira capable to do?, How can we enable it?
A: Tutorials – in a line chart, can plot regression, can enable
Q: Is there option to connect to sources like twitter or social media?
A: Data access extension framework is the way to go for this
Q: Can you have multiple BW queries as source ?
Q: PDF version – can it be refreshed with data?
A: Not refreshed with data
Will release extension points in the future
Q: Do you know about issues connecting to BW in 1.20? It worked for me in 1.18 but not longer working
A: Please raise support ticket
Q: if PDF data is possible to be refreshed. What will be user authorization required? Does user need access to Lumira or underline BW / Hana system?
A: For PDF can’t refresh; it is static; can choose to apply filter; once downloaded authorization is not required