New innovations across the entire analytics portfolio give customers better insights into the business for their cloud and hybrid deployments as well provide new capabilities to the expanded SAP Leonardo digital innovation system.
The SAP Analytics Cloud (formerly SAP BusinessObjects™ Cloud) solution update is planned to be available this month. Intended features include a new mobile app on iOS, live connections to the SAP BW/4HANA solution and universes, R scripting, enhanced visual linking, new data preparation functions available to all user types, new smart discovery features including simulations and scoring, a new smart insight feature to automatically propose visualizations, and new prebuilt industry and line-of-business content.
SAP Digital Boardroom now supports Microsoft Surface Hub to simplify collaborative decision making, and new SAP and partner offerings to provide tailored capabilities for select industries and user groups within organizations.
The SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.2 platform includes improved user interface experiences with the new SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence® unified viewer and the enhanced SAP Fiori-styled BI launchpad. SAP Lumira® 2.0 software aims to converge SAP Lumira visualization and SAP Lumira Designer (formerly known as SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio) to simplify the landscape for both IT and business users. SAP and Zoomdata are teaming up to provide enhanced capabilities in SAP Lumira including connectivity to a wide variety of data sources to enable modern analytics at the speed of thought. SAP Analytics Hub is now available to empower business users to find analytics content across their enterprise, whether on premise or in the cloud.
SAP Predictive Analytics software enables machine learning in SAP S/4HANA solutions both on premise and in the cloud, and enhanced SAP HANA® platform support, data preparation and feature engineering are planned. SAP Cloud Platform Predictive service includes new features such as recommendation and clustering models, as well as model training services for automated regression and classification. SAP IT Operations Analytics 2.0 software brings more business context to IT issues, with new features to help IT prioritize responses based on business impact. Support for hybrid data centers also helps manage IT costs and optimize resources whether on premise or the in cloud.