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SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud: A Match Made in Heaven #SAPTechEd LV Summary

Join us for these upcoming webcasts:

October 9 Making the Right Connections with SAP Analytics Cloud

October 29 #askSAP Analytics Innovations Community Call Moving Forward with SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite and SAP Analytics Cloud

Below is another session I was able to attend live in Las Vegas.



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I attended this session in Las Vegas


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


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It’s about bringing value to your data, says SAP

The volume of data is increasing along with the different types of data


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With so much data, it is difficult to store, much less get value out of it.


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There’s an SAC (SAP Analytics Cloud) embedded in Data Warehouse cloud, and with these products connected, you get the value


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It is a software as a service

It can connect to existing systems, allowing for a hybrid solution


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SAP says this resonates with their customer base


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Data Warehouse Cloud is positioned to give the business user more freedom – join non-SAP data with SAP data, without having to wait for IT


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Outside layer is what the business user does

Inner circle is for IT

IT cannot move fast enough, as a result silo solutions exist

Data Warehouse Cloud offers a way to provide virtual/persisted access, without waiting on IT


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Semantics are similar to the SAP BusinessObjects Universe, giving meaning to data so business users understand it


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With spaces, users can bring in their own data but still connect to the rest of the organization


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Augmented analytics includes features such as search to insight, smart insights, smart discovery and smart predict.

For the citizen data scientist


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Natural language processing, asking with just a few clicks


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Explanation of smart insights


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Smart Discovery insights generated after a few clicks


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Explains the 4 tabs of Smart Discovery


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Standard content is also planned for SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

Today SAP Analytics Cloud has analytics content network, providing standard content to get you started


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Use spaces to bring in your data, combine with SAP data, without replicating multiple places


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Catalog contains centrally defined dimensions and measures

Business can see how an item was calculated

Includes governance and data lineage


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Advanced modeling via scripting


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SAC is embedded in Data Warehouse Cloud


If you attended this, what did I miss?



From this morning’s keynote in Barcelona:

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SAP Data Warehouse Cloud will be GA by end of year

Beta program for BI4.3 starts in December

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Steve says “First SAC was embedded in S4HANA Cloud. Now SuccessFactors. And with no additional licence cost.”

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