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SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics: An Overview

In this blog post I will discuss the overview of SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics which is one of the key innovations of S/4HANA. It is a collection of SAP Fiori tiles in SAP S/4HANA that enable real time operational reporting. Embedded Analytics uses SAP Fiori as the front-end user interface and SAP has delivered standard content known as Fiori analytical apps for various functional areas.


SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics Scope


  • Business Innovation through Radical Simplification
  • Agility and Creativity for the Line of Business
  • Scale and Trust for the Enterprise
  • Simplify the Platform
  • Enhance the user experience
  • Innovate for the future


SAP S/4HANA analytics overview


SAP S/4HANA Analytics Overview


  • Embedded analytics is exclusively based SAP Fiori and SAP Analytics UI’s.
  • It comes with a lot of predefined analytical apps based on Fiori and on SAP Analytics Cloud for the Business Users.
  • For creating own KPIs, reports, dashboards etc., SAP S/4HANA provides tools for the role of the Analytics Specialist.
  • The analytical models are implemented in the SAP S/4HANA Virtual Data Model, which provides real-time access to the transactional data and which therefore needs no data replication.
  • Embedded Analytics works only on the data that is currently in the SAP S/4HANA system.
  • For S/4HANA On-Premise customers they can leverage the stories created with the stand-alone SAP Analytics cloud and integrate them into the SAP Fiori Launchpad.


SAP S/4HANA Architecture


Key takeaways


  • SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics is not a single feature but a concept of how to get insights to a business user
  • SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics comes with a lot of predefined business content in the form of KPIs, reports, queries, predictive scenarios, planning scenarios
  • The main user types addressed by SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics are business users and analytics specialists
  • The analytics specialist is a role that has all the tools to create customer -specific analytics content
  • SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics is well integrated with other SAP Analytics offerings


In this blog post we learned an overview of SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics and it’s benefits, To learn even more on the SAP S4/HANA and to keep up to date be sure to check out the help documentation, Also please feel free to share any feedback in a comment under this blog post and if you have any further questions on SAP S4/HANA embedded analytics and be sure to leave a question in the community also here.

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      Author's profile photo Vibhav Nallan
      Vibhav Nallan

      Great read! Clear, concise and to-the-point.

      Author's profile photo Kuriakose Jose
      Kuriakose Jose

      Great document. Thanks .

      Author's profile photo Amit Singhai
      Amit Singhai

      Thanks for a nice summry on Embedded Analytics!!

      Do we have anything in the S4H for PRA ?


      Can anyone help/guide on this?

      Author's profile photo Michael Surgeon
      Michael Surgeon

      nice info, thanks.  can you point me to the out of the box imbedded analytics on a S4 Fashion solution? what about B4?


      Author's profile photo Veera Venkata Satish Kumar Boddu
      Veera Venkata Satish Kumar Boddu

      Thanks, Jyothish for sharing your insights. What are differences between SAP Analytics Cloud and Embedded Analytics Cloud?