SAP’s Ty Miller lead this part of the webcast, with questions from John Appleby.
Figure 1: Source: SAP
Figure 1 shows the 1.20 Lumira features, including localized languages
One click toolbar options
Numbers are treated differently
Conditional formatting – analysis by exception
Hyperlinks on boards
Refresh infographics is a hit
“There a few #DataViz extensions already in SAP Lumira GitHub community” per SAP – see https://github.com/SAP/lumira-viz-library
Ty’s favorite is the extension to Google spreadsheets
Figure 2: Source: SAP
Figure 2 shows the next release of Lumira 1.21, which SAP expects to be released tomorrow
Cloud, on-premise, server, desktop
John asked “The agile market is fast; how is SAP keeping up?” Ty’s answer:
- – Design councils, CEI, workshops, strategic advisory councils, influence councils, democratic platform is Idea Place
- – We’ll see Lumira on Idea Place soon per SAP
Figure 3: Source: SAP
Figure 3 shows the “first server release of Lumira on commodity hardware”
Lumira Edge edition beta launches tomorrow – install in 15 minutes on commodity hardware for small teams SAP Lumira, Edge will have in-memory engine but doesn’t require HANA
Details are here: SAP Lumira, Edge edition: What Is It?
Runs on Windows Server or Windows 8
Only 4-8 GB of RAM
Figure 4: Source: SAP
Figure 4 shows what SAP is working on for 2015 – Lumira Edge
A velocity engine was mentioned
Renew integration of Lumira Server of BI Platform or Lumira Server with HANA
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Figure 5 shows Lumira today.
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Figure 6 shows 2015 plans for Lumira by “persona”.
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Figure 7 shows more 2015 Lumira plans
Finally another poll shows that over 78% plan to use Lumira in the next 3 months: