What’s New in SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Digital Boardroom Release 2021.22
This blog post covers some of the latest features and enhancements in SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Digital Boardroom Release 2021.22 from the Q1 2022 Quarterly Release Cycle (QRC).
Please note that the SAP Analytics Cloud Help Portal is updated at the same time as the upgrade to this release, so the links here may not yet reflect what is described below until after the upgrade is complete.
SAP Analytics Cloud fully supports Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome for all activities and areas of viewing, authoring, and administration.
Be sure to upgrade to the latest SAP Analytics Cloud agent version 1.0.339 to take advantage of all the data acquisition types.
For more information, check out the following System Requirements and Technical Prerequisites. Here are the minimum data acquisition requirements:
- Version 1.0.99 for SAP ERP/SQL Database
- Version 1.0.91 for SAP Universe (UNX)
- Version 1.0.233 for SAP Business Warehouse (BW)
- Version 1.0.235 for SAP HANA View
- Version 1.0.248 for File Server
- Version 1.0.75 for all other data source types
- Data Discovery
- Dashboard and Story Design
- Data Visualization
- Enterprise Planning
- Mobile Analytics
- Analytics Platform Services
Users can now conduct deep-dive data analysis more easily than ever as Data Analyzer can now be launched via a Table in a Story. With Data Analyzer, users can perform adhoc analysis and save insights quickly.
Note that the table state (such as filters, variables, and current drill-down actions) from story should appear the same when opened in Data Analyzer. Click here to learn more about possible limitations and considerations with this feature.
Dashboard and Story Design
Optimized View Mode provides several usability improvements when viewing, exploring, and interacting with stories. It also provides performance improvements depending on the dashboard characteristics and executed workflows.
Once a story is resaved, Optimized View Mode now supports the ability to Edit and Create Bookmarks, as well as Measure Based Calculation Dimension with Story / Page Filters.
For more information on Optimized View Mode, consult the following resources:
SAP Analytics Cloud now supports pasting empty, unbooked, and references to unbooked cells – from a table or external spreadsheet – to booked cells to delete values. Users can now experience simplified workflows when working with data from external spreadsheets as they no longer have to manually delete data when pasting from another source.
With iOS 15 and iPad iOS 15 scheduled to release on September 20th, SAP Analytics Cloud customers will be happy to hear that the SAC mobile app has been certified to work on both operating systems.
Analytics Platform Services
SAP Analytics Cloud users now yield more control over how they share content in their workspace. When sharing content with other users, the “Email new recipients” check box is now unchecked by default, making it an explicit decision to send an email. Admin users have further control over how content is shared as they can now disable sharing to “All Users” to prevent unchecked mass sharing.
This blog post provides a high-level overview of the latest features and enhancements in SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Digital Boardroom. For further details, please visit the SAP Analytics Cloud Help Portal.