SAP Analytics Cloud Customer Influence Q4 2021
It’s hard to believe we are already at the end of 2022 and in our final quarter we had 40 new features for you to enjoy in SAP Analytics Cloud. In this blog we will highlight the features requested and voted for by you, our Customers via the Customer Influence Portal.
In this quarter we have several exciting new enhancements to SAP Analytics Cloud – Analytics Catalog to help with ease of use and navigation, these include:
- Save other view as default then ‘recently added’
- Filter as AND, not as OR selections
- Dynamic display of filters and count of reports
Data Exploration has been a big topic for 2021 and we round of the year with many new exciting features to better help you explore your data. One of the most requested and featured in our top 5 was the addition of Data Analyzer to the side navigation bar. This allows users to explore their data without the need to create a story first.
Another exciting addition to Data Analyzer is the addition of attributes, for ease of use and navigation.
Also in the Data Exploration space we have added some new features as requested by our BW customers which include the ability to Display Dynamic Images from BW-Live Connection
We continue the great pace of delivery in 2021 for Enterprise planning with another 12 features covering Predictive, Multi/ Data Actions, Task management and new Model topics. Below is a selection of those features voted for by you:
- Multiple Node selection for Hierarchy in Data Actions
- Different Format Types at Custom Properties
- Be able to copy paste even if a navigational attribute is used in a table
- Calendar Task Time Recurring Pattern Monthly
- Ability to lock plan on a given hierarchy level
In particular the new Planning Area offers a lot of new functionality to cover a number of customer requests received over the past year. For more details check out this great Blog by Derek L Johnson
SAP Analytics Cloud, add-in for Microsoft Office
A very popular SAP Analytics Cloud component is our add-in for Microsoft excel and the addition of features such as the ability To keep excel cell-formula after refresh requested by our customers to improve the overall usability. This feature is now available as well as some other important enhancements including:
- Side calculation
- Linking two planning models
- Using formulas in a pixel perfect report for data entry
Another much anticipated feature in Smart Predict is the ability Provide filter section in settings of smart predict model. We are delighted to announce that as of Q4 2021 this is now possible.
Last but by no means least we continue our journey to help our users collaborate across the SAP Analytics Cloud Platform. Since the introduction of Scheduling the customer requests have been coming think and fast. Once very important one is the ability to schedule monthly which is now available, with an intuitive user interface.
We are delighted to see that yet again our customer requests also featured in our Top 5 for QRC3 2021 you can find more details on our Top 5 Blog and Video.
Also to get details of all the innovations delivered and planned for SAP Analytics Cloud please visit the SAP Roadmap explorer.
Customer Influence Portal
Finally, you can get the full list of all requests for SAP Analytics Cloud in the Customer Influence Portal. Here you can have your say by adding your own ideas and requests for new features in SAP Analytics Cloud.
Our customer requests Open for Voting have now reached almost reached a whopping 2400 so get in raise your requests and cast your votes to have your say.
If there is an area that is of particular interest to you for example Enterprise Planning, you can narrow your search to just these requests using the filter bar.
We want to continue hearing from you so get voting!
Great to see a blog that recognizes the contribution that our community members make to further developing SAP Analytics Cloud!
Keep up the good work!
Martijn van Foeken | Interdobs
Always great to get suggestions and feedback, keep it coming!