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.
With the release of Design Studio 1.5, more self-service applications are planned do perform ad-hoc analysis against BW data sources.
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Figure 1 shows Design Studio using templates for end users while Lumira is for the business analyst
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Figure 2 shows the connectivity options today; they are limited for BEx queries. You can connect via a universe against a BW Infoprovider
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Figure 3 shows planned improvements for connecting to the BEx Query for Lumira.
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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.
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The bottom right shows all rooms will be available when connecting to the BEx query; today only the Visualize room appears
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Plans for later in the year including refreshing from the BI Platform and Lumira Server for Teams
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Figure 7 is Design Studio 1.5 which has a horizontal filter with a Lumira-like chart type picker
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Figure 8 shows templates and online composition applications for Design Studio 1.5
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Figure 9 shows more examples from Design Studio 1.5 with a Lumira-like gallery feature.
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Figure 10 shows the planned features for Design Studio 1.5 which include connections using a standard template for online BW data access.
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Figure 11 shows the connectivity options for Design Studio 1.5 planned self-service templates
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Figure 12 shows a Design Studio application where you can export to a Lumira file.
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