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SAP Product Road Map

SAP Product Road Map
SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards
Road Map Revision: August 28, 2012

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  • 1. SAP Product Road MapSAP BusinessObjects DashboardsRoad Map Revision: August 28, 2012 Template Revision 20120421 v3.0
  • 2. Legal disclaimerThe information in this presentation is confidential and proprietary to SAP and may not be disclosed withoutthe permission of SAP. This presentation is not subject to your license agreement or any other service orsubscription agreement with SAP. SAP has no obligation to pursue any course of business outlined in thisdocument or any related presentation, or to develop or release any functionality mentioned therein. Thisdocument, or any related presentation and SAPs strategy and possible future developments, products andor platforms directions and functionality are all subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any timefor any reason without notice. The information in this document is not a commitment, promise or legalobligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. This document is provided without a warranty of anykind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitnessfor a particular purpose, or non-infringement. This document is for informational purposes and may not beincorporated into a contract. SAP assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this document, exceptif such damages were caused by SAP´s willful misconduct or gross negligence.All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual resultsto differ materially from expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates, and they should not be relied upon in makingpurchasing decisions. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 3
  • 3. Introduction to product road mapsPurposeProduct road maps are designed to support the product adoption planning activities of SAPcustomers. A product road map helps a customer match short term and long term goals withtechnology plans.A product road map describes how the feature / function capabilities in an SAP product ortechnology are planned to progress over time, in general:  Today = changes in the current release version  Planned Innovations = changes planned in upcoming development releases (next 12-18 months)  Future Direction = proposed themes for a product or technology beyond the planned releasesThe product road maps are targeted for use by IT planners, enterprise architects, SAPConsulting, and SAP consulting partners.Complementary resourcesFor a more general description of the business problems / processes being solved andsupported by SAP, refer to Solution Road maps.For more detailed technical information please refer to the Product Availability Matrix, Ramp-up Knowledge Transfer materials and product documentation. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 4
  • 4. Table of contentsProduct Overview Product description Road map overview and major product updatesProduct Road Map Today Planned FutureAppendix This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 5
  • 5. Product Overview Product description Road map overview and major product updates
  • 6. SAP BusinessObjects DashboardsProduct descriptionInteractive visualizations for powerful, personalized dashboardsInteractive  Track operations in real time  Access from desktop, web and mobile  Plan scenarios with what-if analysisFlexible  Visualize operational and analytical information  Embed in portals, reports, presentations and PDFs  Extend capabilities with partner add-onsDrag-and-drop design  Use a library of controls to visualize complex data  Create visually compelling dashboards with drag-and- drop and free-form design This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 7
  • 7. SAP BusinessObjects DashboardsProduct road map overview - key themes and capabilitiesEnterprise readiness Dashboards for mobile Enhanced mobile enablement  Improved performance and  Integrated into SAP  Extend functional capabilities scalability BusinessObjects Mobile BI  Additional platform support  Monitoring and auditing  Multilingual support Extended offline capabilities Data access enhancementsData access and simplified Enhanced accessibilityauthoring support  Easily connect query to visualizations  Common semantic layer  SAP landscape integration  HadoopHierarchy supportVisualization and integration Today Planned Innovations Future Direction (Release 4.0)** Up to 4.0 SP4, including FP3 This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 8
  • 8. Product Road Map Today Planned Future
  • 9. SAP BusinessObjects DashboardsProduct road map overview - key themes and capabilitiesEnterprise readiness Dashboards for mobile Enhanced mobile enablement  Improved performance and  Integrated into SAP  Extend functional capabilities scalability BusinessObjects Mobile BI  Additional platform support  Monitoring and auditing  Multilingual support Extended offline capabilities Data access enhancementsData access and simplified Enhanced accessibilityauthoring support  Easily connect query to visualizations  Common semantic layer  SAP landscape integration  HadoopHierarchy supportVisualization and integration TODAY Planned Innovations Future Direction (Release 4.0)** Up to 4.0 SP4, including FP3 This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 10
  • 10. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0Enterprise readinessSAP BusinessObjects Dashboards provides the technology and tools required to deploy dashboardsolutions to large enterprisesImproved performance and scalability Multilingual support  New cache and processing servers  Dashboard solution targeted to large audiences in  Enhanced performance with cached query results multiple languages  Platform cluster architecture for linear scalability  Design a single globalized dashboard that displays  Improved dashboard navigation response time numbers and text in user preferred localeMonitoring and auditing  Monitor dashboard performance through platform process metrics  Analyze dashboard user activity with platform auditing TODAY This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 11
  • 11. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0Data access and simplified authoringSAP BusinessObjects Dashboards designer simplifies data connectivity and binding to visual components Common semantic layer  Common query panel for all data sources  Universe access to relational and OLAP sources  Hadoop support SAP landscape integration  Direct access to BW via BICS hosted by BI platform  Parameterize dashboard content with BEx variables  Universe access to SAP ECC infosets, SAP queries and ABAP functions  SAP HANA support Direct data binding  Bind query result objects to charts and tables  Bind query conditions to prompt component TODAY This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 12
  • 12. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0Hierarchy supportSAP BusinessObjects Dashboards enhances data selection and visualization for hierarchiesPrompt component  Set multiple values for query conditions  Navigate in hierarchy to select values  Search for valuesHierarchy support  Define hierarchy member selection in the query panel  Navigate table hierarchy with simple collapse and expand TODAY This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 13
  • 13. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0Visualization and integrationSAP BusinessObjects Dashboards enhances visualization capabilities, simplifies integration in applicationsand allows the use of the Adobe Flex 4.0 SDK to build add-onsNew visualization capabilities SAP Developer Studio Flash Island integration  Alert support in combination chart with multiple series  New Dashboards Flash Island data connector enables  Waterfall chart data send and receive from WebDynPro application  Application developers using SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio can use Dashboards Flash as UI component Upgraded from Flex 2 to Flex 4  Use new Adobe 4 Flex SDK for add-ons Insight to Action and Report-Report Interface  Invoke actions from the dashboard  Supported RRI targets include SAP transactions, queries, reports and web links TODAY This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 14
  • 14. SAP BusinessObjects DashboardsProduct road map overview - key themes and capabilitiesEnterprise readiness Dashboards for mobile Enhanced mobile enablement  Improved performance and  Integrated into SAP  Extend functional capabilities scalability BusinessObjects Mobile BI  Additional platform support  Monitoring and auditing  Multilingual support Extended offline capabilities Data access enhancementsData access and simplified Enhanced accessibilityauthoring support  Easily connect query to visualizations  Common semantic layer  SAP landscape integration  HadoopHierarchy supportVisualization and integration Today PLANNED INNOVATIONS Future Direction (Release 4.0)** Up to 4.0 SP4, including FP3 This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 15
  • 15. Planned innovationsDashboards for mobileIntegrated into SAP BusinessObjects Mobile BI  Access dashboards offline - data refresh can be stored on deviceAuthor using Dashboards designer  Author once and deliver to desktop, web and mobile  Most commonly used visualizations and controls  Mobile preview (HTML5 output)  Support Excel formulas, data insertion  Compatibility panel listing components and features not available for mobileConnectivity  Query panel based connectivity to SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP HANA, and third party relational data sources PLANNED INNOVATIONS This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 16
  • 16. Planned innovationsEnhanced offline and accessibility supportExtended offline capabilities  Download online dashboards for offline sharingEnhanced accessibility support  A subset of components supports the authoring of keyboard and screen reader accessible dashboards PLANNED INNOVATIONS This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 17
  • 17. SAP BusinessObjects DashboardsProduct road map overview - key themes and capabilitiesEnterprise readiness Dashboards for mobile Enhanced mobile enablement  Improved performance and  Integrated into SAP  Extend functional capabilities scalability BusinessObjects Mobile BI  Additional platform support  Monitoring and auditing  Multilingual support Extended offline capabilities Data access enhancementsData access and simplified Enhanced accessibilityauthoring support  Easily connect query to visualizations  Common semantic layer  SAP landscape integration  HadoopHierarchy supportVisualization and integration Today Planned Innovations FUTURE DIRECTION (Release 4.0)** Up to 4.0 SP4, including FP3 This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 18
  • 18. SAP BusinessObjects DashboardsFuture directionContinued investment in mobile support, connectivity and performanceEnhanced mobile support  Additional components enabled for mobile  Extended connectivity options  Themes  Enhanced charting capabilities  Other mobile device supportEnhanced data connectivity  Improved data access support  Enhanced performance FUTURE DIRECTION This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 19
  • 19. Related road mapsReaders may also be interested in the following related road mapsRelated product road maps available on Service Marketplace:  SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite Mobile solutions  SAP BusinessObjects Design StudioOther business analytics product road maps can be found on the Analytics tab of the Road Mapspage on Service Marketplace This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 20
  • 20. Thank youRoad map contacts for customers and partners François Imberton francois.imberton@sap.com Product management
  • 21. Key links for more informationFor customers and partnersKey links Road maps on SAP Service http://service.sap.com/roadmap Marketplace SAP Community Network http://www.sdn.sap.com/ SAP EcoHub http://ecohub.sdn.sap.com/irj/ecohub/solutions?query=xcelsius SAP Product Forum http://forums.sdn.sap.com/forum.jspa?forumID=302&start=0Where to go to provide product feedback and ideas SAP Idea Place https://ideas.sap.com/community/products_and_solutions/sbod ashboards Influence programs http://service.sap.com/influence SAP User Groups http://www.sapusergroups.com/ This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement 22
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