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This was a meet the experts webcast today.  This is an update from a very popular the ASUG Annual Conference presentation.

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The usual legal disclaimer applies; anything in the future is subject to change.

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Agenda is above

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Specialization of use cases; downside is replication from R/3 for BW.

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SAP HANA in 2011, and S/4HANA is the “digital core”

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Connect to cloud products, “ready for the future”

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Fiori user experience, render in mobile

“simplified architecture, structures, reduced number of tables”

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Availability of data to help business

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KPI to transaction to make a change (stage 2)

Stage 3 is prediction, machine learning use cases

“only possible with S/4HANA”

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Different user access, different behavior

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Demo was shown during the webcast, and he posted to the transaction

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Core – massive “virtual data marts”, tools to make changes in cloud and on-premise

Have BI and EDW; EDW is not eliminated with virtual data models.  EDW plays role of collecting data from multiple data sources

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Product names

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Several tools listed above

KPI modeling to create tiles

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With Smart Business you can personalize tiles

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Analytical list page is a little more complex

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These are the “OVP’s” or overview pages

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Can Google for the Fiori app library

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Query browser is shown above

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The business user or specialist can create the KPI tile

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Calculate dates, more tools to enable the analytics specialist to help the business user

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Create tile for Analytics Cloud

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Embedded analytics in transactions

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Query source system

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Use ODP with BW/4HANA

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Not deploy models separately; part of ABAP

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The above slide will be updated for the 1709 release, due to be out September 15

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The above was part of a demo

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The above is a little hard to read, but covers end to end.  Note for external consumption, oData can be used from CDS view

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The above is the “positioning” slide

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On the right are some use cases

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Use cases for S/4HANA embedded analytics – contextual information, the information is there while you are in the transaction

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BW/4HANA positioning for logical data warehouse, IoT, data lakes

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If you have S4, do you still need BW/4HANA?  SAP reviews above

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The above covers the hybrid use case

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“The strategy is hybrid”

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When slides are available I will try to update for the blogs

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Above covers embedded BW in S/4HANA, something I had not thought about

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There is a new note available in the above

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Business Content for BW/4HANA was available last year, with an update of new Plant Maintenance in June 2017

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Attend these sessions at SAP TechEd.  Also see “know” agenda and ASUG BI Agenda for Las Vegas SAP TechEd

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New to this session was predictive and machine learning

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New is Predictive Analytics Integrator (PAI)

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More about “PAI”

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Sample use case (of interest to me) – this is a preview

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Best practices are available – go to this link

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At the core is the virtual data models

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Above is the roadmap

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More links, blog series

https://blogs.sap.com/2016/05/27/getting-started-with-s4-hana-embedded-analytics/

https://blogs.sap.com/2016/09/27/journey-of-datafrom-tables-to-tiles-a-sneak-peek-into-the-s4-hana-embedded-analytics-architecture/

 

Question and Answer

Q: build in Fiori or use BI?

A: depends on complexity

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