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What’s New in SAP Analytics Cloud Release 2022.10

SAP Analytics Cloud is a single solution for business intelligence (BI), augmented and predictive analytics, and enterprise planning with the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning technology. It helps everyone in your organization make fast, confident decisions.  

This blog post introduces the features of the SAP Analytics Cloud 2022.10 release available for SAP Analytics Cloud FastTrack customers. For SAP Analytics Cloud Quarterly Release Cycle (QRC) customers, this release and its features will be available as part of the QRC Q3 2022 release. View the QRC release schedule here. 

 

System Administration and Technical Requirements

 

Although not required, you may upgrade to the latest SAP Analytics Cloud agent version 1.0.351 to take advantage of all data acquisition types. 

The agent’s minimum version remains at 1.0.75, with the following exceptions: 

  • 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 

For more information, see System Requirements and Technical Prerequisites. 

 

Release Highlights

 

 

Augmented Analytics

 

Predictive Planning – Forecast on Business Calendar 

In the SAP Analytics Cloud planning model, users have the ability to use a standard business calendar (as opposed to the Gregorian calendar) based on industry-standard patterns (such as 4-4-5, 13×4, or 5-5-6).  

Predictive Planning now supports periodic and week-granularity patterns in planning model time dimensions. With the support of business calendars, users will have the ability to build predictive models in predictive planning and to create predictive forecasts that can be written back into the planning model. 

 

 

Dashboard and Story Design

 

Measure Based Filter and Hyperlinking in Optimized Story Experience

Optimized Story Experience* now supports measure based filters and hyperlink ability to jump to story with filter context.

Measure based filter require a minimum EPMMDS version of 1.00.202202.09.1647472964 which is compatible to SAP HANA 2.00.059.02.1647435895.

 

Users can now jump to story with filter context via hyperlink. Note that filter context is not applied when classic mode story is hyperlinked to optimized story or vice versa.

 

*Optimized Story Experience contains Optimized View Mode and Design Experience

 

Enterprise Planning

 

Ability to Reopen Data Locking Tasks

Users can now reopen data locking tasks, including the revert of the data locking state. Within the context panel, users can define a data locking state that is set in the revert case. Both manual and automatic data locking tasks apply the reverted lock state to the specified data when reopened either by the owner or when they are part of a dependency chain that reopens preceding tasks through a rejection by a reviewer

Note that data locking tasks with a start date in the past can’t apply the reverted lock state and need to be recreated.

 

User Collaboration

 

Remove Deleted Users from Discussion

Within a discussion thread, a user that has been deleted from the SAP Analytics Cloud system will appear as a Deleted User.

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      Sudhakar Jha

      Thanks for sharing the Insights. It was really helpful!