SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1
One Strategy for Enterprise BI

October 2013
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About this presentation
Target audience
Ÿ  Intended to be a mid-level product overview of what is new in 4.1
Ÿ  Assumes ...
SAP’s Strategic Focus on Business Intelligence

Core

Self-service

Mobile

Extreme

Social

Ÿ  Core for
innovation
Ÿ  C...
One Strategy for Enterprise BI
One Suite for All Insight
One Place for All Information
One Standard for Enterprise BI

©  ...
One Suite for All Insight
Unified and Highly Personalized
Powerful Visualizations
Faster more Accurate Decisions

©  2013 ...
One Suite for All Insight

Unified and Highly
Personalized
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Improved interoperability
and usability across the
B...
One Place for All Information
Big Data Ready
Scale and Power
Speed to Deliver

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One Place for All Information

Big Data Ready
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Support for Amazon
Elastic MapReduce and
Hadoop Hive
Improved acc...
One Standard for Enterprise BI
Professional Grade BI Platform
Quality Focused
Superior Breadth of Ecosystem

©  2013 SAP A...
One Standard for Enterprise BI

Professional Grade BI
Platform
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For any size business,
small to large
For any ty...
SAP Business Intelligence
One Suite for All Insight
Build Engaging Experiences
Ÿ  Deliver engaging information to users w...
Agile Visualization
Discover. Adapt. Visualize.
Agility for business analysts and business users

Portfolio

Ÿ  Discover ...
Dashboards and Apps
Build Engaging Experiences
Build engaging, visual dashboards

Portfolio

Ÿ  Powerful environment to b...
Reporting
Share Information
High productivity design for report designers

Portfolio

Ÿ  Quickly build formatted reports ...
BI Platform
Professional Grade

Mobile Devices

Browsers

Self-service

On Demand
Services

Dashboards and Apps

Embedded
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SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1
What’s different about this release?

4.1
First point
release of SAP’s
market leading
Business
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Features by product areas
SAP BusinessObjects BI platform
Ÿ  Core BI platform
Ÿ  Self-service access to SAP BusinessObje...
BI 4.1 Suite Install Packages (Platform and Clients)
•  BI 4.1 is available as a full install and update install
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Fu...
BI 4.1 Supported Upgrade Scenarios
From XIR 2 and XI 3
•  Direct upgrade path from XIR2 SP2 and XI 3.1 to 4.1
•  Separate ...
BI platform
Ÿ  Core BI platform
Ÿ  Self-service access to SAP BusinessObjects BI (BI launch pad)
Ÿ  BI Workspaces
Ÿ  S...
SAP BusinessObjects BI platform
Core BI platform (1/2)
Lower Total Cost of Ownership through BI Platform Administration Im...
SAP BusinessObjects BI platform
Core BI platform (2/2)
Supportability
Ÿ Ability to trigger Java server thread-dump from S...
SAP BusinessObjects BI platform
Self-service access to SAP BusinessObjects BI (BI launch pad)
Make better decisions as a t...
SAP BusinessObjects BI platform
BI Workspaces
Streamlined information consumption by centralizing and personalizing regula...
SAP BusinessObjects BI platform
Semantic Layer
Enhanced support for SAP data sources
Ÿ Improved BW access performance for...
BI clients delivered with BI 4.1
Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise
Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Web Intell...
SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise
Streamline Report Design
Introducing more efficient workflows and featu...
SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise
Data Sources
Enhanced performance and reliability is provided in BI 4.1...
SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise
Mobile, Viewers and OEM

Other enhancements
Ÿ  Chunking list of values...
SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Developer Support
Provide RESTful Web services API and UI customization options
RESTf...
SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Core enhancement
Enhanced user experience in reporting capabilities
Freeze Header
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SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Data source support enhancements
Enhanced workflow for HANA, BW and others data sourc...
SAP BusinessObjects Explorer

Explorer 4.1 allows user to create Information Space on top of both universes UNV
+ UNX.

© ...
SAP BusinessObjects Explorer
Optimizations
Explorer improved workflows:
Free Facets
Ÿ  You now have the ability to define...
SAP BusinessObjects Explorer
Tool for Manage Space Administrator: change data source
Explorer now offers a tool to help Ma...
SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards
General information
•  Please navigate to the SAP BusinessObjects Mobile section of this pr...
SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards
Download online dashboards for offline sharing on desktop
Offline support for flash dashboa...
SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards
Dynamic Positioning of Components

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Support binding x, y position of
components in Text,...
SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards
Accessibility
•  Support assistive technology
•  Run dashboard (flash) and navigation among...
SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards
Ux harmonization
Charts name change for suite consolidation
Ÿ  Combination Chart -> Column...
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP
Enhanced SAP BW integration
Ÿ Enhanced Prompt Dialog to allow easy process...
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP
Expanding the Market
Ÿ Oracle Essbase 11
Ÿ Oracle OLAP (4.1 SP1)

Enhance...
Right-to-Left Support
SAP BusinessObjects BI platform and SAP BusinessObjects client tools
SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelli...
Integration of BI Suite with SAP NetWeaver BW & SAP ERP
Design time performance
•  Performance improvement in the design t...
BI clients supported by BI 4.1
Ÿ  SAP Lumira Desktop
Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for MSFT Office
Ÿ  SAP Bu...
SAP Lumira Desktop SP12
Empowering the business analyst
Brand new interface
Ÿ Completely new HTML5 UI
Ÿ New Formula Edit...
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for MSFT Office 1.4
OLAP analysis in Microsoft Excel
Integration with Design Studio
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SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Enhanced Charting Capabilities
Animated HTML5 Charts
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Animated HTML5...
SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Align Design Studio Components in Layout
Comfortable align and distribute components...
SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Enhancements for Component Filter Panel
More convenient to use filter panel for sele...
SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Custom Stylesheets
Custom Stylesheet (CSS)
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Using custom CSS to ...
SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Global Parameters
Global parameters for Design Studio application
Ÿ  Defining globa...
SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Additional APIs for Data Calculation
Additional APIs for data calculation
Ÿ  Define...
SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Interoperability scenario with Analysis, edition for OLAP
Generate Design Studio app...
SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Deployment Options
SAP BI Platform
Ÿ  Available as of Design Studio release 1.0
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SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1
Deployment Options: BI Platform and SAP NetWeaver
Deployment Options
BI Platform
SAP...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Mobile and SAP BusinessObjects Mobile
integrated into single a...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
Enhancement to Collaboration
Ÿ SAP Jam Integration (Collaboration tool)
Ÿ BI Inbox suppor...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
Web Intelligence & Crystal Reports specific enhancements
WebI Chart Enhancements
Ÿ New Cha...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
Design Studio specific enhancements
Ÿ  Access design studio content on
iPhone

Full screen...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
Dashboards specific enhancements: more charts
More Charts for Mobile Dashboards
Ÿ  Waterfa...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
Dashboards specific enhancements: extended charting capabilities
Added HTML Chart Data Labe...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
Dashboards specific enhancements: extended connectivity
Web Service Query (Query As a Web S...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
Dashboards specific enhancements: extended connectivity
Flash Variable supported in Mobile
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SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
Dashboards specific enhancements: Android device support
Design one mobile dashboard for bo...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
SDK: Platform

Customization SDK
Ÿ  Font customizations
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SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (1/5)

Partners can develop HTML5 Add-On component/con...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (2/5)

JavaScript Add-On SDK
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Create Add-On compone...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (3/5)

Add-On Package
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Package Add-On components,
c...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (4/5)

Add-On Manager
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“Mobile Support” flag

©  20...
SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0
SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (5/5)
Preview
Preview mobile dashboard with Add-On com...
SAP BusinessObjects Desktop Intelligence 3.1 SP6 FP 6.1
Web Intelligence is the way forward

Scope

Key benefits

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SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1
Summary of new features
•  Simplified deployment
and migration tools
•  More Multi-tenancy
feat...
Key Links
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What’s new in SAP BusinessObject BI 4.1? (part2)

  1. 1. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1 One Strategy for Enterprise BI October 2013
  2. 2. Legal Disclaimer The information in this presentation is confidential and proprietary to SAP and may not be disclosed without the permission of SAP. This presentation is not subject to your license agreement or any other service or subscription agreement with SAP. SAP has no obligation to pursue any course of business outlined in this document or any related presentation, or to develop or release any functionality mentioned therein. This document, or any related presentation and SAP's strategy and possible future developments, products and or platforms directions and functionality are all subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. The information in this document is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. This document is 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. This document is for informational purposes and may not be incorporated into a contract. SAP assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this document, except if 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 results to differ materially from expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forwardlooking statements, which speak only as of their dates, and they should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. About this presentation Target audience Ÿ  Intended to be a mid-level product overview of what is new in 4.1 Ÿ  Assumes working knowledge of BI 4.0 suite and features Scope of the presentation Ÿ  Mid-level feature overview of what is new in 4.1 Ÿ  For more detailed information and features in each area, refer to: Ÿ  What’s New in 4.0 (Includes what’s new in SP1, SP2, FP3, SP4 and SP5) Ÿ  Product Road Map documents This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. SAP’s Strategic Focus on Business Intelligence Core Self-service Mobile Extreme Social Ÿ  Core for innovation Ÿ  Complete BI suite Ÿ  Continued leadership Ÿ  Use by IT and departments Ÿ  Fast time to value Ÿ  Connection to the enterprise Ÿ  First experience for BI Ÿ  Content to point of impact Ÿ  Expansion to untapped users Ÿ  Big data Ÿ  Real time Ÿ  Predictive Ÿ  Ability to capture the decision Ÿ  Information in context Ÿ  Ability to leverage the network One Strategy for Enterprise BI ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. One Strategy for Enterprise BI One Suite for All Insight One Place for All Information One Standard for Enterprise BI ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. One Suite for All Insight Unified and Highly Personalized Powerful Visualizations Faster more Accurate Decisions ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. One Suite for All Insight Unified and Highly Personalized •  •  •  Improved interoperability and usability across the BI suite Deliver engaging information to users when and where they need it Create custom experiences with embedded analytic extensions ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Powerful Visualizations •  •  •  Monitor your business with specialized charting and geospatial analytics Empower end users with industry focused visualizations and spatial analytics Detect outliers and discover areas to optimize your business Faster More Accurate Decisions •  •  •  Create and consume BI content from any mobile device Empower teams to deliver collaborative decisions Simplified deployment to accelerate time to value 7
  8. 8. One Place for All Information Big Data Ready Scale and Power Speed to Deliver ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. One Place for All Information Big Data Ready •  •  •  Support for Amazon Elastic MapReduce and Hadoop Hive Improved access to Oracle Exadata, Oracle OLAP and Oracle Essbase Enhanced workflow capabilities in conjunction with SAP HANA and BW ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Scale and Power •  •  •  Immediate response time regardless of data volume Improved usability to build pervasive BI applications Integrate with SAP monitoring, lifecycle management, search, and user management Speed to Deliver •  •  •  Enhanced design experience with new creation wizard and integrated data federation Automated universe deployment and lifecycle management Improved WebI report design performance against BW 9
  10. 10. One Standard for Enterprise BI Professional Grade BI Platform Quality Focused Superior Breadth of Ecosystem ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 10
  11. 11. One Standard for Enterprise BI Professional Grade BI Platform •  •  •  For any size business, small to large For any type of deployment, on-premise or on-demand For anyone across the organization, individuals, teams, or department ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Quality Focused •  •  •  Increased efficiency to enhance decision making capability and productivity Non-disruptive production delivery and information governance across the organization Simplified architecture for increased IT responsiveness Superior Breadth of Ecosystem •  •  •  Open and agnostic suite of products that can leverage existing BI investments Supported by global best practices for enhanced adoption Enable speedy deployment with shortened time to value 11
  12. 12. SAP Business Intelligence One Suite for All Insight Build Engaging Experiences Ÿ  Deliver engaging information to users where they need it Ÿ  Track key performance indicators and summary data Ÿ  Build custom experiences so users get what they need quickly Dashboards and Apps Agile Visualization Reporting Discover. Adapt. Visualize. Distribute Information Ÿ  Discover areas to optimize your business Ÿ  Securely distribute information across your organization Ÿ  Adapt data to business needs Ÿ  Tell your story with beautiful visualizations ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Ÿ  Answer related questions by interacting with pre-defined reports Ÿ  Build printable reports for operational efficiency 12
  13. 13. Agile Visualization Discover. Adapt. Visualize. Agility for business analysts and business users Portfolio Ÿ  Discover trends, outliers and areas of interest in your business Ÿ  Lumira Ÿ  Adapt to business scenarios by combining, manipulating, and enriching data Ÿ  Explorer* Ÿ  Tell your story with self-service visualizations and analytics Ÿ  Forecast and predict future outcomes Ÿ  Analysis* Ÿ  Predictive Analysis* * SAP BusinessObjects Explorer; SAP BusinessObjects Analysis; SAP Predictive Analysis ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. Dashboards and Apps Build Engaging Experiences Build engaging, visual dashboards Portfolio Ÿ  Powerful environment to build interactive and visually appealing analytics Ÿ  Design Studio* Ÿ  Rich set of controls: buttons, list boxes, drop-down, crosstabs, charts… Ÿ  Dashboards (aka Xcelsius)* Ÿ  Use custom code to extend and build workflows * SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. Reporting Share Information High productivity design for report designers Portfolio Ÿ  Quickly build formatted reports on any data source Ÿ  Web Intelligence* Ÿ  Securely distribute reports both internally and externally Ÿ  Crystal Reports* Ÿ  Minimize IT support costs by empowering end users to easily create and modify their own reports Ÿ  Enhance custom applications with embedded reports * SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence; SAP Crystal Reports ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 15
  16. 16. BI Platform Professional Grade Mobile Devices Browsers Self-service On Demand Services Dashboards and Apps Embedded Content MS Office Enterprise Portals Reporting Business Intelligence Platform Universe Semantic Layer ERP EDW SAP HANA Platform Oracle, IBM DB2, SAP NetWeaver BW SAP Business Suite Microsoft SQL Server Oracle E-Business SuiteTeraData and other relational data Other data warehouses PeopleSoft sources JD Edwards ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. MS Excel Unstructured data in Social Media and Hadoop OLAP Cubes 16
  17. 17. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 What’s different about this release? 4.1 First point release of SAP’s market leading Business Intelligence Suite Focus on quality and innovation deserving of a professional grade BI platform ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Core stability and capability improvements from new innovations to incremental product advances from 4.0 to reintroduced features from XI3 All existing XI R2 and XI3 customers can migrate to this newest platform of SAP’s BI Suite New capabilities around selfservice, dashboarding and mobile BI Support of both net new and updated platforms 17
  18. 18. Features by product areas SAP BusinessObjects BI platform Ÿ  Core BI platform Ÿ  Self-service access to SAP BusinessObjects BI (BI launch pad) Ÿ  BI Workspaces Ÿ  Semantic Layer SAP BusinessObjects BI client tools delivered with BI 4.1 Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Ÿ  SAP Business Objects Dashboards Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP SAP BusinessObjects BI clients supported by BI 4.1 Ÿ  SAP Lumira Desktop Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for MSFT Office 1.4 Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Ÿ  SAP Business Objects Mobile BI 5.0 Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Desktop Intelligence 3.1 SP6 FP6.1 ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 18
  19. 19. BI 4.1 Suite Install Packages (Platform and Clients) •  BI 4.1 is available as a full install and update install •  •  Full install: can be used for first time installation or side-by-side installation Update install: can be applied on existing 4.x environments •  First time installs can done using the BI 4.1 full install package •  Existing deployments: •  Supported upgrade scenarios (upgrading from previous major version [XI R2 or XI R3]) •  •  Full install package Supported update scenarios (updating from current major version [XI 4.x]) •  Update install package ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 19
  20. 20. BI 4.1 Supported Upgrade Scenarios From XIR 2 and XI 3 •  Direct upgrade path from XIR2 SP2 and XI 3.1 to 4.1 •  Separate Environments (recommended) •  •  Install BI 4.1 [Full install package] on a separate server Use Upgrade Management tool to upgrade content to BI 4.1 •  Side-by-Side Install •  BI 4.1 [Full install package] can be installed on the BOEXIR2 SP2 or BOE3.x Server, provided: •  Server OS is 64-bit, and •  Meets BI 4.1 install prerequisites From BI 4.x to BI 4.1 •  In place update install package (recommended) •  Update BI 4.0 deployment (overwrites binaries) ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 20
  21. 21. BI platform Ÿ  Core BI platform Ÿ  Self-service access to SAP BusinessObjects BI (BI launch pad) Ÿ  BI Workspaces Ÿ  Semantic Layer
  22. 22. SAP BusinessObjects BI platform Core BI platform (1/2) Lower Total Cost of Ownership through BI Platform Administration Improvements System Configuration Wizard Ÿ Simple workflow to accomplish initial server configuration of the BI system Ÿ Command line facility to enable programmatic configuration Upgrade Management Tool enhancements Ÿ Enhanced service dependency checking prior to upgrade Ÿ Simplified process to migrate 3rd party authentication type (AD, LDAP, SAP) users, eliminating the need to remap user groups on target system Multitenancy Ÿ Recording tenant ID in auditing data Ÿ Ability to restrict concurrent logon session per tenant Ÿ Multitenant provisioning tool enhancement to support unx universe Single sign-on to HANA Ÿ Enable single sign-on from BI client tools to HANA via SAML ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 22
  23. 23. SAP BusinessObjects BI platform Core BI platform (2/2) Supportability Ÿ Ability to trigger Java server thread-dump from Solution Manager Ÿ Improved visibility to server status in case of error Ÿ Error message improvements Ÿ Software version is represented consistently and easily observable RESTful Web services Ÿ Single sign-on with Active Directory authentication or Trusted authentication Ÿ JSON format support ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 23
  24. 24. SAP BusinessObjects BI platform Self-service access to SAP BusinessObjects BI (BI launch pad) Make better decisions as a team by sharing opinions and information about BI content Collaboration enhancements Ÿ Ability to collaborate on document instance Ÿ Ability to collaborate while viewing BI document in the viewer Ÿ New security right to manage who can collaborate on the BI content Ÿ Collaboration service powered by SAP Streamwork or SAP Jam Document upload workflow enhancement Ÿ Ability to replace existing document when uploading 3rd party documents ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 24
  25. 25. SAP BusinessObjects BI platform BI Workspaces Streamlined information consumption by centralizing and personalizing regularly accessed information and analytics needed for daily work activities BI Workspaces Ÿ Adding support for background image and/or color Ÿ Adding support for Explorer documents ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 25
  26. 26. SAP BusinessObjects BI platform Semantic Layer Enhanced support for SAP data sources Ÿ Improved BW access performance for client design time Ÿ Direct access to HANA views (transient MDX universe, Crystal Reports for Enterprise only) Ÿ Consume HANA features (variables, input parameters, hierarchies, units of measures) Ÿ Automatic generation of universe on one or multiple HANA views with dynamic choice of the best view at runtime Ÿ Improved access to ERP (optional parameters and enhanced automatic universe generation) New and updated agnostic sources Ÿ Teradata 14, Oracle Exadata, Hadoop on Amazon EMR, oData, XML, Web Services Important Information Design Tool (IDT) improvements Ÿ Data federation in IDT: support for federated tables Ÿ Improved user experience Semantic layer SDKs Ÿ Extended version of the SL authoring SDK (includes universe creation) ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 26
  27. 27. BI clients delivered with BI 4.1 Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP
  28. 28. SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise Streamline Report Design Introducing more efficient workflows and features focused on reducing time to create and format reports Freehand SQL command object Ÿ Customize the SQL to optimize the query to relational data sources Verify database options Ÿ Ensure the report query reflects the modifications to the underlying data source ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 28
  29. 29. SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise Data Sources Enhanced performance and reliability is provided in BI 4.1 when accessing BEx queries through Crystal Reports Enhanced SAP BW integration Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Persist variable values in query panel and consume in HTML viewer Level selection for BW Hierarchy Variable Level selection based on relative depth for BW Hierarchy Variable Variable selection before query panel display Toggle between technical name vs. member caption for BW variables Enhanced SAP ECC support Ÿ  Support SAP ECC’s optional parameters with no default value when access through an authored universe Enhanced SAP HANA support Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Authored relational universe Direct OLAP access to Analytic and Calculated views including hierarchies and variables Direct access through JDBC and ODBC Support for JDBC SSL Authored universe support for XML and OData ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 29
  30. 30. SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise Mobile, Viewers and OEM Other enhancements Ÿ  Chunking list of values in HTML viewer Ÿ  Default view action in BI launch pad OEM/Developer Ÿ  Allow application developers to use OpenDoc API with very long URL Ÿ  Support for OpenDoc POST request ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 30
  31. 31. SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Developer Support Provide RESTful Web services API and UI customization options RESTful Web services additional APIs Ÿ  Consumption workflows of Web Intelligence document Ÿ  Data sources and data providers workflows Ÿ  Document authoring workflows Ÿ  Scheduling workflows UI customization Ÿ  Personalized Web Intelligence clients Ÿ  Customization per user group in CMC Ÿ  Customization of UI elements and actions ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 31
  32. 32. SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Core enhancement Enhanced user experience in reporting capabilities Freeze Header Ÿ  Keep table rows or columns visible while scrolling Ÿ  User defined number of first rows or columns to freeze Custom color palettes and color assignment Ÿ  Creation and edition of custom palettes to manage chart coloring Ÿ  Color assignment improvements Measure delegation Ÿ  Auto-refresh option at server & document level Ÿ  Reduce #unavailable by delegating measure calculation when given against a simple formula Merged Objects Ÿ  Can add/remove object to a merged object Ÿ  Allow merged objects with hierarchy Usability enhancements Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Report header/footer properties re-organization Fold/unfold on table in reading mode in HTML List of value (LOV) selector in formula editor Single query execution in query panel ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 32
  33. 33. SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Data source support enhancements Enhanced workflow for HANA, BW and others data sources Enhanced SAP BW integration Ÿ  Level selection for BW Hierarchy Node Variable Level selection based on relative depth for BW Hierarchy Variable Ÿ  Variable selection before query panel display Ÿ  Enhancements for HANA support Ÿ  Query stripping Enhancements for other sources through universes Ÿ  Support ERP optional parameters with no default value Ÿ  OLAP connection overload Ÿ  Query stripping See https://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-43488 for more details on what’s new in Web Intelligence 4.1. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 33
  34. 34. SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Explorer 4.1 allows user to create Information Space on top of both universes UNV + UNX. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 34
  35. 35. SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Optimizations Explorer improved workflows: Free Facets Ÿ  You now have the ability to define if you would like to enable “Optimization” for an Information space Ÿ  In that case, opening an exploration becomes instantaneous Real Time Datasources (HANA) Ÿ  Better understand when data has been refreshed Ÿ  User can force the refresh to retrieve the last minutes updates ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 35
  36. 36. SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Tool for Manage Space Administrator: change data source Explorer now offers a tool to help Manage Space administrator: Change Datasource: Ÿ  Change the original datasource to a production or another more up-to-date datasource Ÿ  Keep your Information Space definition Ÿ  Keep all eViews relying on your Information Space ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 36
  37. 37. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards General information •  Please navigate to the SAP BusinessObjects Mobile section of this presentation for details on the enhancements to Dashboards for mobile consumption •  Please refer to the Choosing the Right SAP BusinessObjects BI Client presentation for more information about when to use SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards and when to use SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio for a dashboarding project ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 37
  38. 38. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Download online dashboards for offline sharing on desktop Offline support for flash dashboards •  In Designer, turn on offline support by checking "Allow This Dashboard to be Used Offline" •  During runtime, right click on Dashboards, and click "Download dashboard with current data to local" ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 38
  39. 39. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Dynamic Positioning of Components •  Support binding x, y position of components in Text, Containers, Web/ Universe Connectivity, Art and Backgrounds categories •  Support binding width, height of components in Art and Backgrounds category ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 39
  40. 40. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Accessibility •  Support assistive technology •  Run dashboard (flash) and navigation among controls with keyboard •  Keyboard navigation can be made among below components •  •  •  •  Buttons (Query Refresh /Connection Refresh/Push/Toggle/URL/Print/Reset) Combo box Scorecard Text input ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 40
  41. 41. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Ux harmonization Charts name change for suite consolidation Ÿ  Combination Chart -> Column Line Chart Ÿ  Bubble Chart -> Bubble Plot Ÿ  XY Chart -> Scatter Plot ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 41
  42. 42. SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP Enhanced SAP BW integration Ÿ Enhanced Prompt Dialog to allow easy processing of large numbers of prompts Ÿ Added support for consuming and creating SAP BW variants Ÿ Prompt Merging Ÿ Manual entry of Prompt Values Ÿ Report-Report Interface Ÿ Visualize Conditional Formatting defined in the BEx Query Conditional Formatting in Analysis Ÿ Enhanced Conditional Formatting options Ÿ Enhanced OpenDocument with support for passing in SAP BW prompt values Sharing Ÿ Export to Design Studio for mobile device rendering Ÿ Empower business analysts to share their data via “mini” applications Export to Design Studio This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 42
  43. 43. SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP Expanding the Market Ÿ Oracle Essbase 11 Ÿ Oracle OLAP (4.1 SP1) Enhanced HANA integration Ÿ Support for Hierarchies Ÿ Support for Prompts Simplify and Expand Analysis Waterfall Charts in Analysis Ÿ Custom Grouping for Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services and Oracle Essbase Ÿ Filter by Measure for Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services and Oracle Essbase Ÿ Expand to Level Ÿ Waterfall Charts Custom Hierarchies with Custom Grouping This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 43
  44. 44. Right-to-Left Support SAP BusinessObjects BI platform and SAP BusinessObjects client tools SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Web Intelligence Rich Internet Application & Web Intelligence Rich Client SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP o  Mirrored user interface o  Bi-directional text support o  Right-to-left rendering SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise and Crystal Reports 2012 – HTML viewer BI Launch pad BI Workspaces – View mode SAP BusinessObjects BI Mobile o  Mirrored user interface o  Bi-directional text support o  Right-to-left support within the current iOS framework o  Right-to-left objects rendered right to left o  UI string Arabic translation o  UI string right alignment o  Web Intelligence and Crystal Reports content support ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 44
  45. 45. Integration of BI Suite with SAP NetWeaver BW & SAP ERP Design time performance •  Performance improvement in the design time user experience for reporting on top of SAP NetWeaver BW in SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise and Web Intelligence Prompting •  Merge prompts from multiple SAP NetWeaver BW queries into one prompt list so prompt values are entered once in Analysis OLAP Variable Variants •  Save and use public and private stored prompt values collection in Analysis OLAP and Design Studio Scheduling and publications •  Broadcast and publish of Analysis Office workbooks via the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 45
  46. 46. BI clients supported by BI 4.1 Ÿ  SAP Lumira Desktop Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for MSFT Office Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio Ÿ  SAP Business Objects Mobile BI Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Desktop Intelligence
  47. 47. SAP Lumira Desktop SP12 Empowering the business analyst Brand new interface Ÿ Completely new HTML5 UI Ÿ New Formula Editor More platforms and content Ÿ BI 4.1 Ÿ HANA SPS6 Ÿ Support of Office 13 Ÿ Lumira samples from the cloud New Data Ÿ SAP BW through Universe Ÿ OData, SFDC, Generic JDBC Ÿ GreenPlum, HANA JDBC, PostgreSQL Ÿ SQL Anywhere, MySQL, Sybase ASE Storyboarding Ÿ Brand new Compose tab which guides you through Ÿ creation of one or more storyboards Ÿ to graphically describe changes and trends in your data Sharing Ÿ Publication of datasets to Lumira Cloud Ÿ Scheduling refresh of documents with optional publication to Lumira Cloud ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 47
  48. 48. SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for MSFT Office 1.4 OLAP analysis in Microsoft Excel Integration with Design Studio Auto generate iPad and web apps through Design Studio iPad App Enhanced BI Platform Support Single Sign-On and LCM Save Analysis content as BI InfoObject (instead of Excel/ PowerPoint format) Innovation Using Design Studio runtime Waterfall Charts Continuous Improvements Broadcasting via BI Platform (delivery planned for BI 4.1 GA) Launch Query Designer Read mode, Versioned/time-dep hierarchies, de-/activate hierarchies, Data Refresh, Member selector for mass data (note 1824726) Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office See http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-44114 for more details on what’s new in Analysis for Office 1.4. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 48
  49. 49. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Enhanced Charting Capabilities Animated HTML5 Charts Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Animated HTML5 chart types New chart types : Column Combination, Bar Combination and Waterfall Charts Advanced properties view to edit chart areas, data series and data labels Each theme has the corresponding color palettes Column Combination Chart Waterfall chart ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 49
  50. 50. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Align Design Studio Components in Layout Comfortable align and distribute components in layout Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Convienient for designers to organize components without writing exact margin All type of components can be aligned and distributed Components within the same container or under the same root can be aligned and distributed Components can be automatically maximized Aligment and distribution can be done via context menu in Layout or per buttons in Design Studio menu Aligned Left Objects are alinged left based on the object which has the most small left margin ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Distribute Horizontally Object in the middle will be moved to the center . 50
  51. 51. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Enhancements for Component Filter Panel More convenient to use filter panel for selecting data Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Member display could be defined with key, text or both On Submit event enables triggering interactions Dimension name could be hide or shown Ranges are able to be defined in addition to the multiple selection of members Defined ranges and selected members could be deleted, included or excluded Design Time in the property sheet ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Runtime 51
  52. 52. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Custom Stylesheets Custom Stylesheet (CSS) Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Using custom CSS to adopt customer corporate identity Changing the look and feel possible for every standard components Defining CSS document with CSS 3 standard Assiging CSS documents to design studio application Assign CSS class to the Design Studio components ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 52
  53. 53. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Global Parameters Global parameters for Design Studio application Ÿ  Defining global parameter on applicaiton level Ÿ  Global parameters can be passed through URL (RRI scenarios) Ÿ  Use cases (e.g): –  Passing though parameters for data selection –  Passing through an exception limit for exception calculation ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 53
  54. 54. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Additional APIs for Data Calculation Additional APIs for data calculation Ÿ  Define Local variables Ÿ  Support mathematical calculation in script editor Ÿ  Command „getData“ can retrieve the data from backend systems and represent it in 4 different ways (value, text, scaling factors and unit of measure) Ÿ  Conversion between different data formats possible ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 54
  55. 55. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Interoperability scenario with Analysis, edition for OLAP Generate Design Studio applications from A. OLAP workspaces Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Export AOLAP analysis workspace as design studio application for mobile devices or desktops Design Studio applications are stored on BI Platform Filter member values are taken over from A. OLAP analysis workspace to Design Studio applications Further editing generated Design Studio applications within eclip-based design enviroment A. OLAP Analysis Workspace ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Generated iPad application with 2 pages with pre-set filter values 55
  56. 56. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Deployment Options SAP BI Platform Ÿ  Available as of Design Studio release 1.0 Ÿ  Design Studio applications stored on BI Platform Ÿ  Backend connections through CMC, can connect to multiple SAP BW and SAP HANA systems Ÿ  Transportation via Promotion management Ÿ  Pre-requisite for SAP BI Mobile SAP NetWeaver Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Ÿ  Available as of Design Studio release 1.1 Design Studio applications stored on SAP BW Transported though different systems via TLOGO objects (ABAP transport mechanism) Can only connect to one BW system SAP Portal mobile solution is planned Local mode Ÿ  Available as of Design Studio release 1.0, only for demo or quick prototyping purpose ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 56
  57. 57. SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.1 Deployment Options: BI Platform and SAP NetWeaver Deployment Options BI Platform SAP NetWeaver (as of version 1.1) Single Sign-On Central Connection Management Repository (BI Launchpad) / LCM BI Mobile BI Consumer Services BI Platform Design Studio Single Sign-On Connections via SAPLOGON.INI Repository / LCM SAP NetWeaver BW SAP NetWeaver Sources ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 57
  58. 58. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Mobile and SAP BusinessObjects Mobile integrated into single application Ÿ Listing of Information spaces and exploration view set with in home screen Ÿ Listing of Personal Space and bookmarks Ÿ Ability to launch exploration view set or information space See https://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-46501 for more details on what’s new in SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0. This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 58
  59. 59. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 Enhancement to Collaboration Ÿ SAP Jam Integration (Collaboration tool) Ÿ BI Inbox support Ÿ Ability to attach voice while annotating Enhanced Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP) Support Ÿ SUP 2.2 support Ÿ SUP cloud support Tighter Device Integration Ÿ QR Code Scan (QR code to share document or connection details) Ÿ Barcode scan (to fill input control, prompts and search toolbar) New Home Screen Support for SAML2 deployments This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 59
  60. 60. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 Web Intelligence & Crystal Reports specific enhancements WebI Chart Enhancements Ÿ New Chart types WebI OpenDoc Enhancements Ÿ Latest instance support for user & prompts Ÿ  Dual axis chart & 100% stacked bar Ÿ Report element linking support for Bubble, Waterfall and H-Bar chart Ÿ Custom axis scaling support Ÿ Chart title background support WebI Prompts Enhancements Ÿ Support for Multi-column LOV’s WebI Support of PDF Ÿ Bar microcharts support WebI Table Enhancements Ÿ Color customization support for microcharts Ÿ Support for font styling in Tables and Free cells Ÿ Reverse bullet chart support Ÿ Geomap type popover UI for tables Ÿ Custom Palette support Ÿ Copy text from table WebI Geomap Enhancements Ÿ Support for iPhone Ÿ Disable dimension/measure listing if only one dimension and measure is available Crystal Reports Ÿ OpenDoc support for Crystal reports so that destination document opens within container Ÿ Centring POI for Geomaps Ÿ Allow multi select in dimension values in geo map view ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 60
  61. 61. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 Design Studio specific enhancements Ÿ  Access design studio content on iPhone Full screen mode now supported Ÿ  Full screen mode now supported Ÿ  OpenDoc support with in Design Studio application – Linked document would open with in Mobile BI container For iPhone BI 4.0 SP06 BI 4.1 SP01 Plus Zen Patch SP01 ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 61
  62. 62. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 Dashboards specific enhancements: more charts More Charts for Mobile Dashboards Ÿ  Waterfall Chart Ÿ  Bubble Plot Waterfall Chart Bubble Plot ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 62
  63. 63. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 Dashboards specific enhancements: extended charting capabilities Added HTML Chart Data Label support for mobile Ÿ  Line Chart Ÿ  Column Chart Ÿ  Bar Chart Ÿ  Stacked Column Chart Ÿ  Stacked Bar Chart Ÿ  Column Line Chart Ÿ  Waterfall Chart Ÿ  Bubble Plot Dynamic positioning Ÿ  Label Ÿ  Arts Ÿ  Single values ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 63
  64. 64. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 Dashboards specific enhancements: extended connectivity Web Service Query (Query As a Web Service) supported in Mobile Dashboards Ÿ  Run dashboards with Qaaws connection Ÿ  Offline support for Qaaws ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 64
  65. 65. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 Dashboards specific enhancements: extended connectivity Flash Variable supported in Mobile Dashboards Ÿ  XML format Flash Variable Ÿ  CSV format Flash Variable Ÿ  Fetch Flash Variable from BOE and sent to mobile client Ÿ  Pass Flash Variable through openDocument URL Ÿ  Pass Flash Variable in “SAPBI” links Ÿ  Flash Variable can be used as the source of other connections ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 65
  66. 66. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 Dashboards specific enhancements: Android device support Design one mobile dashboard for both Android and iOS ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 66
  67. 67. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 SDK: Platform Customization SDK Ÿ  Font customizations Ÿ  Home screen customizations Ÿ  Default connections Ÿ  White labeling support Extension SDK Ÿ  Replacing Apple Map Viewers and extending Map capabilities Ÿ  Allow extending charts via extension SDK See https://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-46502 for more details on what’s new in the Mobile BI SDK. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 67
  68. 68. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (1/5) Partners can develop HTML5 Add-On component/connection/formula for Mobile (HTML5) dashboards. ActionScript Package Package Add-on packager AS JS Install Dashboard Add-on Support mobile: Yes Support mobile: No Preview Dashboard (on desktop) Pub lish Publis h JavaScript ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 68
  69. 69. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (2/5) JavaScript Add-On SDK •  Create Add-On components, connections and formulas for mobile dashboard with JavaScript ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 69
  70. 70. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (3/5) Add-On Package •  Package Add-On components, connections and formulas for mobile dashboard •  Delivered with SDK Packager •  Add-on samples ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 70
  71. 71. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (4/5) Add-On Manager •  “Mobile Support” flag ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 71
  72. 72. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 SDK: HTML5 Add-On SDK for Dashboards (5/5) Preview Preview mobile dashboard with Add-On components and publish to mobile devices ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 72
  73. 73. SAP BusinessObjects Desktop Intelligence 3.1 SP6 FP 6.1 Web Intelligence is the way forward Scope Key benefits Ÿ  DeskI Compatibility Pack (DCP) allows use of DeskI content in BI 4.1 using Desktop Intelligence 3.1 client Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise 3.1 SP6 FP6.1 will provide the Desktop Intelligence client the capability to connect to a BI 4.1 CMS Ÿ  Important and critical Desktop Intelligence documents can be stored in BI 4.1 Ÿ  Customers gain additional time to convert Desktop Intelligence documents while on BI 4.1 Ÿ  Reduced TCO, as customers can retire SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise 3.1 completely Ÿ  SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise 3.1 EoL timelines are still applicable on Desktop Intelligence Lab Prev iew Lab Prev iew See http://scn.sap.com/docs/DOC-43592/ for an FAQ on the DeskI Compatibility Pack. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 73
  74. 74. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 Summary of new features •  Simplified deployment and migration tools •  More Multi-tenancy features •  RTL in CR, WebI, Launchpad & Mobile •  SUP 2.2 & SUP cloud support •  QR Code & Barcode Scan Support •  Android for WebI & Dashboards •  Single Sign-on •  Automatic universe generation on HANA views •  Crystal Reports direct access to Analytic & Calculated Views incl. hierarchies & variables •  Oracle Exadata, Oracle OLAP, Oracle Essbase, Hadoop on Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Teradata 14, Teradata OLAP, OData, XML, Web Services •  Variable Variant Support (A OLAP, Design Studio) •  Publishing (A Office) •  Convert analysis to Mobile (A OLAP, A Office) •  Offline mobile and desktop dashboards •  More visualizations ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. •  RESTful Services, SL Authoring, WebI, Mobile, Mobile Dashboards, etc. 74
  75. 75. Key Links Ÿ  sapbusinessobjectsbi.com Ÿ  sap.com/learnbi Ÿ  sap.com/bivirtualization Ÿ  sap.com/bisizing Ÿ  service.sap.com/roadmap Ÿ  How to Select the Right BI Tool for Your Environment Ÿ  SAP’s Release Strategy for Major Releases of SAP BusinessObjects BI ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 75
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  77. 77. © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of SAP AG. The information contained herein may be changed without prior notice. Some software products marketed by SAP AG and its distributors contain proprietary software components of other software vendors. National product specifications may vary. These materials are provided by SAP AG and its affiliated companies ("SAP Group") for informational purposes only, without representation or warranty of any kind, and SAP Group shall not be liable for errors or omissions with respect to the materials. The only warranties for SAP Group products and services are those that are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services, if any. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. SAP and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and other countries. Please see http://www.sap.com/corporate-en/legal/copyright/index.epx#trademark for additional trademark information and notices. ©  2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 77

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