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AIN107 – Better, Faster, and Smarter: Hybrid Analytics for Cloud and On-Premise #SAPTechEd Recap

Please note this session was also recorded here.  I attended the non-recorded session.


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This was a high level overview.

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Things may or may not come true

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State of transition

Building out takes time, like Cloud

Many are running workloads on premise

Hybrid take years


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2 sides of analytics

Transition to disruptive innovation

How manage both environments simultaneously

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Hybrid – strategic direction, not one or the other; want to continue to run traditional analytics with BI tools, layer in more modern, with hybrid scenarios

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  • NIST definition of cloud
  • Hybrid means different things
  • Mixture of traditional businessobjects landscapes
  • SaaS SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Connect for both best pieces
  • Focusing on “High Speed Innovation in Cloud”

Continue to make improvements on premise

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“Cloud is the way forward”

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Agility is key aspect

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485 responses on hybrid

Hybrid is the next evolution in analytics landscape

Transition through landscapes

Where does the data reside; concerns where it lies

New and emerging topics

Advances in machine learning and AI – see that as future of analytics, where cloud can help

74% describe overall cloud strategy as hybrid

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You may have a cloud strategy, but may not have SaaS strategy

HEC is managed SAP cloud

There are many ways available today to take advantage of the cloud to lower costs: either infrastructure costs, operations costs, or application costs.

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Can convert – cloud extension policy – allows cancel unused license and maintenance and convert to online subscription

Hybrid license – convert to hybrid license – single license to cover on premise and cloud


Planned in 2019

Align with revenue recognition

Working on trial with customers

No change to intent, change to timing

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How hide complexity to end users

Other tools being deployed; embrace they are being used

Seamless experience

Catalog to manage

Cloud based SaaS solution

Hosts metadata

Pointers, not taking content

  • Single view of governed analytics assets, whether on prem or in the cloud

  • An easy way for business users to find analytics assets

Manage your hybrid deployments and enable your journey to the cloud

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A lot of innovation in SAP Analytics Cloud

Search to insight, emerging trend in analytics

Machine learning and AI is a hot topic

SAP Analytics Cloud– search to insight – natural language question

Build out complete dashboard for you

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Build out dashboard for you, point out to source and see outliers and influencers

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App design is coming, innovation, more embedding and API’s

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Already have this today

Analysis office can use SAP Analytics Cloud models as a data source to Analysis office

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Production direction for Analysis Office interoperability

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Overview – evolve in multiple pieces

Aspiration – admin console

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BusinessObjects Enterprise supported to 2026

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Cloud extension policy is planned

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Themes of BI4.3; I don’t recall these being discussed.


If you have more questions please register for this webcast on November 20 BI: SAP Analytics Hub and SAP Hybrid Analytics Strategy

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