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SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release Assessment and Scope Dependency – 2005 – Usage Analytics

In addition to the home page features as detailed in the first blog with 2005 we have personalised the information shown in RASD to a level further by including telemetry data, to derive the most used objects and highlight changes accordingly. 

The motivation to do this are the following concerns raised by customers:

  • Can we customise information shown in RASD based on usage of key objects egAPIs, CDS views, Apps, Business Catalogs?
  • What part of the usage information does the user have to act upon or can be delegated for further action?

The solution provided with 2005 includes:

  • Telemetry data on APIs/CDS Views/Apps/Business Catalogs
  • Guidance on actions/information based on usage
  • Task list to enable easy addition and delegation for further action

Following are the details of the usage analytics pages:

Analyse by API Usage

This page provides details of APIs used by the selected customer over a period of the last 3 months depending on the selected release. For 2002 the period is Nov, 2019 to Jan, 2020, and for 2005 this is Feb 2020 to Apr 2020.

  • Most used APIs – The first chart shows the most used APIs(max 10) for the given time period for the selected customer.
  • Feature changes to used API – The “Feature changes to used APIs” chart shows changes as per What’s New for all the used APIs by a selected customer. The details for these changes can be seen in the “For your Action” section to the left.
  • Category Classification – The “Category Classification” chart shows further categorisation of all changes for all APIs based on the activated scope of selected customer, irrespective of its usage. The details for new and unused APIs are shown in the “For your information” section to the right.

Analyse by CDS Usage

This page provides details of CDS views used by the selected customer over a period of the last 3 months depending on the selected release. For 2002 the period is Nov, 2019 to Jan, 2020, and for 2005 this is Feb 2020 to Apr 2020.

  • Most used CDS views – The most used CDS views chart indicates the usage of SAP delivered CDS Views to create custom CDS Views.
  • Feature changes to used CDS Views – The “Feature changes to used CDS Views” chart shows changes as per What’s New for all the used CDS views by a selected customer. The details for these changes can be seen in the “For your Action” section to the left.
  • Category Classification – The “Category Classification” chart shows further categorisation of all changes for all CDS Views based on the activated scope of selected customer, irrespective of its usage. The details for new and unused APIs are shown in the “For your information” section to the right.

 

Add to task list is a feature available for each item shown in the “For your Action” and “For your Information” sections.

This list can be viewed by clicking on the following task list icon in the navigation bar. The task list can be downloaded as a csv file.

Analyse by Apps Usage

This page provides details of apps used by the selected customer over a period of the last 3 months depending on the selected release. For 2002 the period is Nov, 2019 to Jan, 2020, and for 2005 this is Feb 2020 to Apr 2020.

  • Most used Apps – The first chart shows the most used Apps(max 10) for the given time period for the selected customer.
  • Feature changes to used Apps – The “Feature changes to used Apps” chart shows changes as per What’s New for all the used Apps by a selected customer. The details for these changes can be seen in the “For your Action” section to the left.
  • Category Classification – The “Category Classification” chart shows further categorization of all changes for all Apps based on the activated scope of selected customer, irrespective of its usage. The details for new and unused APIs are shown in the “For your information” section to the right.

 

Analyse by IAM Usage

This page provides details of Business Catalogs used by the selected customer over a period of the last 3 months depending on the selected release. For 2002 the period is Nov, 2019 to Jan, 2020, and for 2005 this is Feb 2020 to Apr 2020.

  • The first card shows the deprecated Business Catalogs, on selecting each of the catalogs you can see a detailed information on the successor catalog and impacted apps for each Business Catalog, in the “For your Action” section.
  • The second card shows the Business Catalogs containing renamed apps. The details for each of these including old and new names is shown in the “For your Information” section.
Add to task list is a common feature across all the usage pages. Note that Usage analytics is not available for “Overall Scope”

Look forward to hear from you on your experience with RASD content and usage analysis, you can write to us @support_RASD@sap.com with your feedback.

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