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Overview of Latest Business Intelligence Features in SAP Analytics Cloud Webcast Summary

This was an SAP webcast from last week

Covers stories and visualizations

Link to the slides are here

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Fast track customers will have these features

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Look at visualization/chart with more than 1 dimension, can specify sorting for each of the dimensions in chart

Can also leverage the custom sort

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Improved creation of dynamic filters/workflow and added to widgets

Added time offset when working with dynamic time data

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Custom current date – when working with dynamic time – could use current system date, but more complex time scenarios, can use custom current date – can customize what viewer sees – added to restricted measures – YTD calculation compared to previous year to date…ask viewer to choose custom current date so it reflects in calculations

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Added UK for drillable – chloropleth with a drill – regional hierarchical level

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Recent enhancement is the right click context menu

Interact with charts, tables, input controls via right click menu

Improves discoverability, understand icons more

See text with icons

More actions will be floating in right corner of chart

See the blog

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Recommended comparisons

Want to look at data on a relative perspective

SAC recommends comparisons to designer and viewer

Make sense of the data

When building the chart, way to build visualizations better, helps if new to SAC

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Accidentally delete, and now you can restore them, saving time

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Accidentally leave story, now prompt to save and leave before leave, productivity enhancement

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What end users can do – ability to control / delete story filters

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Example above

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When have 2 charts with hierarchies with linked analysis – click on one chart, it impacts the other

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Styling enhancements – background images/gradients when using responsive page

Responsive page is recommended for performance and use it with mobile

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Important if you have corporate standards and font is web hosted – add URL to tenant, exposed to designer

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Device preview can scale fonts

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Example of trying it

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Threshold legend in charts – easier for viewer to understand, using show/hide menu

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Granularity – chart details ; more control over what chart looks like

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Admin can change default when there is no data – from a list of messages in admin panel

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Example

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Legibility improvements, see all information that is necessary

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Change drill colors when working with hierarchies

New default table template, easier to read

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See how data has changed over time

See how draw better conclusions

Smart insights available to end users

Added smart insights to calculations, and see how calculated

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Search to insight from the home page

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Also available on the mobile – iPhone only

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Added more words to search to insight – “previous”

 

Webcast link to the replay is here

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