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#SAPTechEd DAT100 – Analytics Clients for SAP BW/4HANA Recap



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This is a recap of DAT100

Join us for these upcoming webcasts:

December 4 INFL: Mobile BI Influence Council Re-launch

December 11 BI: Overview of Latest BI Features in SAP Cloud Analytics

December 12 BI: SAP Analytics Cloud – Connectivity Deep Dive

January 15 BI: What’s New with Application Design in SAP Analytics Cloud

January 22 BI: SAP Analytics Cloud Roadmap Update for Developer APIs and Integration

January 23 BI: SAP Digital Boardroom and SAC Mobile App – What’s New, Best Practices and Roadmap

January 24 BI: SAP Analytics Cloud for SAP BW and BW/4HANA

January 30 BI: SAP BW/4HANA 2.0

January 31 BI: SAP Analytics Cloud Roadmap


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



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Modern user interface, moving from .NET to Eclipse


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You can ask for extended usage of old BEx (Analyzer, Web Application Designer) tools until 2022

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If moving to BW/4HANA, look at SAP Analytics Cloud


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SAP Analytics Cloud – enable business users to use the product


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Can use best in class user interfaces against live queries, HANA views, to SAP Analytics Cloud, without any additional modeling in SAP Analytics Cloud

Can reuse BW authorization concept


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Fully leverage these capabilities without any additional work required


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While user “talks” to the data, the data flows only between on prem system and browser – the data does not leave network to the cloud

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Not GA yet; cannot comment on GA


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Not yet GA


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Lumira Designer

Working on 2.3 release, scheduled for 2019 in May

Preliminary 2.4 release, likely planned for Q1 2020


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Above shows the pipeline for Lumira Designer


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Take functionality from BEx Query Designer and put them in Analysis Office

Local hierarchies are transient hierarchies; once session is closed those hierarchies are not manifested in backend

Blending of BW data (axis sharing) – can blend several BW queries into 1 cross tab and use navigation on data and use the panel on the queries


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Analysis Office is the only client that can use BW/4HANA commentary


Traditional BEx tools (Analyzer, Web Application Designer) are going away; scenarios can be covered by Analysis Office and Lumira Designer

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