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Expand And Extend Your Investments With SAP Analytics Hybrid Strategy Webinar Recap

This was a SAP User Group webinar.

Abstract is here:

Expand And Extend Your Investments With SAP Analytics Hybrid Strategy

While we continue to have a roadmap for our mature on premise solutions, our investments are now mainly on our SaaS offer, SAP Analytics Cloud.

During this webinar, we will detail the different hybrid scenarios enabled by our product portfolio, the upcoming investment areas, the different deployment options and some pricing updates. (Source: SAP)

Remember to join us for more upcoming webinars here:

August 8 BI: SAP S/4HANA and SAP Analytics (Focus on SAP Analytics Cloud): Where to Do What?

August 14 BI: SAP Data Warehouse Cloud Overview and Road Map

August 22 Get Ready for ASUG Sessions at SAP TechEd Las Vegas

August 27 BI: SAP Analytics Cloud – Preparing your data

September 3 BI: Discover SAP BusinessObjects BI4.3

September 4 BI: SAP BW/4HANA Overview and Roadmap

September 5 BI: SAP Analytics Cloud – Data Connectivity, including Road Map

September 10 BI: SAP Analytics Cloud for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise customers – Roadmap Update

And a great hands-on pre-conference at SAP TechEd Las Vegas here


Why hybrid?


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Big push to the cloud

New future will be hybrid for a certain time


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Transformation dilemma

SaaS gives way to push innovation fast

No big migration projects


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Simple view of the analytics portfolio

Represents everything

Green box – all on-premise software

Planning – BPC solution (on premise)

Right – new solution, SAP Analytics Cloud

Yellow – Analytics Hub

Bottom, all solutions can connect on-premise and cloud


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Data Sources


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Live is real time

Keep context, modeling in Live


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User on lower right

Only metadata transfers to SAP Analytics Cloud tenant

All data movement happens inside customer network

A WebI report is created “on the fly” in the server, analyzes queries, and will execute them

Leverage infrastructure that has been deployed in BusinessObjects Enterprise – not in the laptop, and not in the cloud


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Create model, before story

Live universe connectivity consists of using live query panel


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Create story, using Live Universe connection

Goal is to blur the line between import and live mode


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Make SAC the center of the Intelligent Enterprise


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Little by little, looking to replace reporting capabilities in applications with SAC

Benefit for customers; regardless of SAP application use, use the SAC application so learning curve is accelerated


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Business content, available by industries

Offer to partners to enrich SAC Content with a package


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Not a cloud only strategy


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Will have an early beta program in September, general in December

Looking at GA next year

Start from right, enterprise readiness with the BI platform; review scheduling/publishing framework

Simplify installation and deployment; infrastructure as a service deployment

Improve user experience

Only 1 launchpad, completely Fiori

Remove Java from stack, one HTML viewer

Design time will have a new UX


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Live Universe Connectivity 3.0, aka LUC 3.0,  will come with BI4.3


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WebI data model

Reuse model in other reports

Browse WebI data models

In SAC stories, reuse WebI time dimensions

Behind scenes, using transient WebI reports


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Synchronize users and tenants


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Automate tiles in Analytics Hub from BI4.3

Big presence at SAP TechEd

BI4.3 planned GA is Q2 next year


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Dedicated to BI only

Analytics Hub is a portal, link to SAP assets from cloud or on premise


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Middle – enablers; Analytics Hub is a cloud solution but bridges gap

Analysis Office is an enabler


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Many have BI Platform, but host it IaaS (AWS, Microsoft, etc.)


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BYOL – bring your own license or single tenant – subscription – upgrade is every 12 months


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Left, WebI-only

Middle ” reduced price ”


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Extension policy program; partially terminate maintenance (not possible before) and transfer to cloud subscription; need to pay more cloud subscription

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


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Support all scenarios


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“Better together”


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