SAP Analytic Cloud make faster, more confident decisions and is the most advanced cloud-based analytics solution that can be incorporated into our business these days. SAP Analytics Cloud is a powerful data visualization tool that helps businesses of all sizes do more with data. By transforming static spreadsheets into actionable insights, you can make better fact-based decisions, uncover hidden trends and improve your business performance quickly. SAP Analytics Cloud combines all analytics capabilities – including business intelligence, planning and predictive analytics – in a single cloud-based solution.
Stories – Stories are where you explore and visualize our data for reporting, planning and analysis. There are two areas within stories that can be used for these purpose: data view and pages. Each story can have multiple pages that are set up a canvas or grid. We can even make our canvas pages responsive. Pages with tiles that consists of charts (bar,360-degree view etc), graphs and other objects. Below is story created in SAC which has four pages and presents data in various views as tabular, graphical and charts.
Advantages of Story building in cloud Analytics are:
- Discover actionable insights in real time
- Powerful, integrated analytics-as-a-service tool
- Collaborative enterprise planning
- Helps in advanced predictive analytics
- Fast, confident decisions
In short, can say SAP Analytics cloud is one stop platform for storytelling.
P.S. – For System requirements and Technical Prerequisites https://help.sap.com/doc/00f68c2e08b941f081002fd3691d86a7/release/en-US/11b4e5ff76eb4747bc255d7037be1f01.html