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ANA100 Analytics Overview #SAPTechEd Recap

You can watch this session online here.

SAP’s Former Member presented this session at SAP TechEd Las Vegas.

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The legal disclaimer applies that things in the future are subject to change.

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Jayne said the next digital age will be like the next industrial revolution

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With analytics, you have to think about the data; in the digital age, the data and types are growing

Data is coming from conversations, and from machines

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Jayne said this is why SAP brought to market SAP Leonardo; it used to be the brand for IoT but now it is brand for digital innovation

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See this article for more background

Jayne said to think about how you stack up

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Where do hybrid solutions fit in?

BI is about reporting, dashboarding, data discovery in a governed way

SAP Analytics Cloud brings together BI, planning & predictive

Interoperability provides integration, including SAP Analytics Hub – one place for all analytics

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“One step for all analytics” – Analytics Hub, went GA in July

It is managed by the business, fully indexed, so any business user can use a Google-like search

For more you can register for this upcoming webcast Introducing SAP Analytics Hub

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“Run the business” BusinessObjects BI can access over 300 data sources

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A review of the BI portfolio

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Jayne said they have been working hard on convergence

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For a reporting use case, Jayne said to look at that; BI4.2 SP4 has a modern look & feel

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See future directions

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“bring business & IT together” – business users self-serve and hand common question to developer for robust application

Lumira Discovery was rebuilt as a Design Studio application

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Discovery has a simplified UI

Designer – take advantage of Lumira’s in-memory engine

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“Win the market” with SAP Analytics Cloud

Create a plan for the year; then you want to monitor the plan (BI use case)

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Smart insights for the Citizen Data Scientist

Jayne says she has seen it used to extend analytics in the organization

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Digital Boardroom for a typical board meeting, for information at fingertips, set up on any number of screens

The board can also do simulations and what-if analysis

Some use cases use it to manage the production line

Also used for call center operations

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You can extend with hybrid analytics

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It is interesting to see that BW/4HANA is “not just for ERP customers” any more



Register for these upcoming webcasts:

Oct 10 Sizing Lumira 2.0 for Enterprise

Oct 11 What’s new in SAP BusinessObjects universes and semantic layer: sets and more!

Oct 12 Introducing SAP Analytics Hub

Oct 19 An exciting new future for SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Oct 26 Overall SAP Analytics strategy and direction 

Oct 31 What’s new in SAP BI Mobile and Roadmap

Nov 7 Cross-Solution Analytics with SAP Analytics Cloud

Nov 9 What’s New in SAP Lumira 2.0

Nov 20 What’s new in Analysis Office 2.6?

Nov 28 – Introduction to SAP Data Hub 

Nov 30 Refresh Expert Streams on Predictive Factory

Dec 5 – Update on Conversion Tools for SAP BW/4HANA

Dec 12 Best Practices for Automated Analytics



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