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SAP Analytics Cloud release for Q2 2023 Roundup

We are now halfway through 2023 and another big quarter of deliverables for SAP Analytics Cloud in QRC2 2023. In this blog we roundup all of the content, blogs and videos describing the features delivered for the quarter.

Sneak Peak:

We started by giving you a Sneak Peak of the top and most requested new features in this release. These included:

  1. Optimized Story Experience – Analytic Application Integration & Mobile Support
  2. Data analyzer – updated story integration
  3. Public REST API for importing fact data and master data into models
  4. Data Actions – Monitor admin role
  5. Multi Actions – Data Locking Step

First Look:

We expanded this in our What’s New Video where we gave a first glimpse of these features, including short demos and an overview of the business benefits.

This was followed by our in-depth video delving in to all the new innovations for Q2 2023:

Expert Blogs on key topics:

As we got closer to our release date we delved a little deeper in to all of the new features to expect in SAP Analytics cloud in Q2 2023 in this great Product Update Blog by Megan Hoy and also some great blogs from our experts:

Optimized Story Experience

The biggest news story in Q2 was the unification of Story and Analytical Application. We see this reflected in our Top 5 for the quarter but also the most Customer Influence requests and votes.

First Jie Deng gives us an overview of how this will work: The New Optimized Story Experience: The Unification of Story and Analytic Application is now Available with QRC2/2023 Release

Followed up with all the new Mobile enhancements this brought from Steffen Koette – The New Optimized Story Experience: Mobile Enhancements

And a review on the Responsive Layout by @jasonyang Designing Responsive Layout in the New Optimized Story Experience

Data Integration:

In this blog Arno Klein takes us through all the great new filter capabilities:

Recent and upcoming features in the filter area of SAP Analytics Cloud

This also includes some great enhancements to how we import and manage live data connections:

Feed SAP Analytics Cloud Model using the new Data Import Service API and SAP Data Intelligence Cloud by Cas Criel

Comments on BW/BPC live Connections in SAP Analytics Cloud by Gerd Schoeffl

File Repository:

We can also now manage Data & Multi Actions in the File Repository:

Managing Data Actions / Multi Actions in File Repository by Aravindhan Tamilselvam

User Management

A number of key enhancements in the area of user management again drawing a large number of Customer influence votes:

SAP Analytics Cloud – Activate / Deactivate by Jimmy Yang
SAP Analytics Cloud – Usage Statistics (System Overview) by Thomas Fery


We were delighted that so many of our new features in this release were inspired by our customers through the Customer Influence portal. In Q2 we had a whopping 54 requests with more than 1300 votes delivered and you can find more details in our blog and I hope this continues you to add requests and vote for the features you want to see.

To see what’s coming next please check out our new interactive Roadmap Explorer and you can also get details on our Quarterly release dates here.

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