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Lumira and Design Studio – the Full Story for BW

This was a presentation from ASUG Annual Conference the other week.  This are my notes as I remember them.  The usual disclaimer applies that anything in the future is subject to change.


Source: SAP

With the release of Design Studio 1.5, more self-service applications are planned do perform ad-hoc analysis against BW data sources.


Figure 1: Source: SAP

Figure 1 shows Design Studio using templates for end users while Lumira is for the business analyst


Figure 2: Source: SAP

Figure 2 shows the connectivity options today; they are limited for BEx queries.  You can connect via a universe against a BW Infoprovider


Figure 3: Source: SAP

Figure 3 shows planned improvements for connecting to the BEx Query for Lumira.


Figure 4: Source: SAP

Figure 4 shows planned improvements for connecting to BEx queries including SSO and using BEx queries defined in the CMC.  The current version reads from  the saplogon.ini file.


Figure 5: Source: SAP

The bottom right shows all rooms will be available when connecting to the BEx query; today only the Visualize room appears


Figure 6: Source: SAP

Plans for later in the year including refreshing from the BI Platform and Lumira Server for Teams


Figure 7: Source: SAP

Figure 7 is Design Studio 1.5 which has a horizontal filter with a Lumira-like chart type picker


Figure 8: Source: SAP

Figure 8 shows templates and online composition applications for Design Studio 1.5


Figure 9: Source: SAP

Figure 9 shows more examples from Design Studio 1.5 with a Lumira-like gallery feature. 


Figure 10: Source: SAP

Figure 10 shows the planned features for Design Studio 1.5 which include connections using a standard template for online BW data access.


Figure 11: Source: SAP

Figure 11 shows the connectivity options for Design Studio 1.5 planned self-service templates


Figure 12: Source: SAP

Figure 12 shows a Design Studio application where you can export to a Lumira file.


Where possible, I tried to limit duplicating content from these blogs:

World Premiere SAP Design Studio 1.5 ASUG Annual Conference – Part 1

SAP Lumira Webcast including H1 Plans with BW Updates

BI on BW Roadmap ASUG Annual Conference Recap


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