SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition forMS OfficeOverviewProduct Management Analysis ClientsJanuary 2011                 ...
AgendaSAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft OfficeAppendix© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved.               ...
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for MS Office
1 Umbrella Name / 2 Sets of Functionality SAP BusinessObjects                     SAP BusinessObjects  Analysis, edition f...
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis,Edition for Microsoft OfficeYour investments in BEx analyzer are safeBEx analyzer and the sui...
SAP® BusinessObjects™ Analysis,Edition for Microsoft® Office        Main Development Themes of version 1   Usability      ...
BI 4.0: Analysis Clients                               Custom Analytic &                                                  ...
Use Cases for Analysis, Edition for MS Office          Power User / IT                   Business Analyst             Busi...
Simpler and More Intuitive User Experiencefor Fast Business Insights  Modern and familiar   Microsoft Office   user experi...
More Powerful with Live Presentations                                      Live analyses embedded into                    ...
Design Panel                                      New Design Panel for easy navigation                                    ...
Analysis Options for Business Analyst                                      New options for the end-user                   ...
Easy Application Building                                      Workbook Design                                      Easy i...
News in Release 1.1                                      Planning                                      Support of BW-integ...
Analysis, Edition for MS Office : High Level Architecture                                                      Direct BW C...
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, Edition for MicrosoftOffice 1.0/1.1 – PrerequisitesClient Prerequisites    MS Office 2003, M...
BI Platform ServicesBI Platform (fka BO Enterprise) is strategic for all SAP BusinessObjects Clients    Analysis 1.0 on SA...
Appendix
Integration into SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.0Integration with Portal Integration Kit (PIK)Document List Portlet displays compl...
SAP Business Explorer (BEx)Maintenance    BEx 7.0 continues to be delivered with the next SAP NetWeaver BW releases. At th...
Thank You!Contact information:Alexander PeterDirector, Product ManagementSAP AG
© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reservedNo part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purp...
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  1. 1. SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition forMS OfficeOverviewProduct Management Analysis ClientsJanuary 2011 Confidential
  2. 2. AgendaSAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft OfficeAppendix© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 2
  3. 3. SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for MS Office
  4. 4. 1 Umbrella Name / 2 Sets of Functionality SAP BusinessObjects SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office OLAP SAP NetWeaver BW only SAP NetWeaver BW Excel-based OLAP analysis MS SQL Server Analysis Services Excel-based BI applications Web-based OLAP analysis Live PowerPoint presentations © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 4
  5. 5. SAP BusinessObjects Analysis,Edition for Microsoft OfficeYour investments in BEx analyzer are safeBEx analyzer and the suite of SAP BEx tools stay in maintenance modeThey will still be delivered with the next releases of SAP NetWeaver BWThey follow the same life cycle and release strategy as BW E.g., BEx analyzer shipped with BW 7.3 will be supported for the next 7+2 yearsYou will leverage most of these investments moving forwardBEx queries are consumed directly by SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 front-endsBEx Query Designer remains in place to create and maintain BEx queriesYour future looks brightNew offering: SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for MS OfficeAlternative to BEx analyzer with enhanced premium functionality © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 5
  6. 6. SAP® BusinessObjects™ Analysis,Edition for Microsoft® Office Main Development Themes of version 1 Usability Nice new look-and-feel Design Panel Saving costs by minimum training effort Focus on Business User Bring more flexibility to business user Moves load from central IT Tightly integrated into familiar Microsoft environment Basis for new innovation Microsoft PowerPoint Add-In New API concept for custom Excel workbook development New extensible connectivity (planned support of other OLAP and relational sources in future releases) … and much more to come …. Version 1.0 Generally Available since Q3 2010© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 6
  7. 7. BI 4.0: Analysis Clients Custom Analytic & Ad-Hoc OLAP Analysis Self-Service Reporting Instant Exploration Planning Apps BEx WAD Analysis, Web Intelligence Explorer IT / Developer for task Edition for OLAP workers Data Analyst(s) Interactive Business Users Search and navigation tool Technical expertise Analytical expertise (Limited) technical for casual users to access Analysis (design), business domain expertise (report business data Analytical question can be expertise (consumer) immediately pursued designers), business No training required domain expertise Web Purpose-built BW-based Optimized for highly Ability to search, exploreAnalysis Clients apps for routine analytic & (consumer / prosumer) and visualize massive data interactive analysis planning scenarios Interactive report creation volumes via BWA Limited layouting & BEx WAD runtime formatting Flexible formatted reports Smart visualization integrated into BI Platform, with built-in analysis capabilities Publishing into InfoView features Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office MS Office IT / Developers, Data Analysts, Business Users Excel-based OLAP analysis Excel-based BI application s Live PowerPoint presentations © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 7
  8. 8. Use Cases for Analysis, Edition for MS Office Power User / IT Business Analyst Business User & Task WorkerCentralized creation of Ad Hoc data access and data Consuming pre-defined BIAnalysis content (workbooks analysis, slicing & dicing, and content in Microsoft Excel& PowerPoints) so on, in Excel and Microsoft PowerPointSophisticated workbook Ad Hoc embedding of BI datadesign (VBA APIs and so on) into PowerPoint presentations© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 8
  9. 9. Simpler and More Intuitive User Experiencefor Fast Business Insights Modern and familiar Microsoft Office user experience Few simple clicks to fast business insights Simplified drag-&- drop to filter, and slice-&-dice© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 10
  10. 10. More Powerful with Live Presentations Live analyses embedded into PowerPoint presentations Export current analysis from Excel Insert BEx query results directly Analysis embedded as live object© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 11
  11. 11. Design Panel New Design Panel for easy navigation Views Analysis Allows navigation, filtering, slice & dice etc. Information General information on the embedded data source or the workbook itself (i.e. last data refresh, created by, etc.) All relevant information (filters, variables, etc.) at one glance, in one place Components: Structural information view either from the data source or the worksheet perspective Navigation Simplified drag&drop within panel or into grid to filter, drill-down, slice&dice, replace, and so on Harmonized with other BusinessObjects clients Finger-tip access to hierarchies Access to display attributes© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 12
  12. 12. Analysis Options for Business Analyst New options for the end-user Define conditional formatting (aka “exceptions”) Define filter by measure (aka “conditions”) Define easy calculations and dynamic calculations Excel commentary on data cells New hierarchy features Collapse into hierarchical structures (“display hierarchy”) Show/hide hierarchy levels Sort breaking hierarchies Pause refresh Design of several steps with only one final roundtrip to the server to fetch the data© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 13
  13. 13. Easy Application Building Workbook Design Easy insertion of multiple data source (from multiple systems) Improved overview of BW elements in an Excel workbook Free formatting of text elements Add Excel-based charts New API as Excel formulas Easy development, directly in worksheet Tightly integrated into Excel development framework API for filtering, drilldown, etc. Sharing Workbooks/PowerPoint files Save workbook/ppt presentation in BusinessObjects BI Platform© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 14
  14. 14. News in Release 1.1 Planning Support of BW-integrated planning Focus on usability Planning functions as objects Display/change planquery per workbook Support of HANA Enhanced API design E.g. set drill state, execute planning functions and many more Continuous improvement Editable conditional formatting rules Save workbook without data Ramp-up planned for Q1 2011 Default workbook© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 15
  15. 15. Analysis, Edition for MS Office : High Level Architecture Direct BW Connectivity via BI Consumer Services Connection management via BI platform (optional) BI Consumer Services BI platform repository services for workbooks Analysis, and PowerPoint files edition for Microsoft Office Analysis View (*) (*) as of Analysis Office 1.1 and BI Platform 4.0 Single Sign-On (*) Connections SAP NetWeaver BW 7.x (BEx Queries, views, SAP HANA Repository / BI Launchpad InfoProviders) BusinessObjects BI SAP Sources Platform© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 16
  16. 16. SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, Edition for MicrosoftOffice 1.0/1.1 – PrerequisitesClient Prerequisites MS Office 2003, MS Office 2007 or MS Office 2010 (on MS Windows XP and higher) – Powerpoint Add-in only available for MS Office 2007 and MS Office 2010 SAP GUI installation not mandatory – But local SAPLOGON.INI file required if you don‘t use BI Platform for connection management Client Sizing: See SAP note 1466118Server Prerequisites SAP NetWeaver BW 7.0 or higher – Recommendation: use BW 7.0 EHP1 or even SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 as there are significant TCO and integration improvements between BusinessObjects Enterprise and NetWeaver – Queries defined in SAP BEx Query Designer 3.5 (within SAP NetWeaver 7.0!) or 7.0+ ; also: direct access to SAP NetWeaver BW InfoProvider and query views o No need to migrate queries, no change in BW data models necessary o The SAP BEx Query Designer stays as it is and can continues to be the semantic modeling level for SAP NetWeaver BW data. Optional SAP Business Objects BI Platform 3.1 or higher (can run side-by side with SAP NetWeaver BW) – See next slide for information about platform capabilities© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 17
  17. 17. BI Platform ServicesBI Platform (fka BO Enterprise) is strategic for all SAP BusinessObjects Clients Analysis 1.0 on SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 – Central provisioning of BW connections – Client-side Single-Sign On – Saving and sharing workbooks centrally (common xls / ppt InfoObject) Analysis 1.1 on BI platform 4.0 – Support system-type connection – Server-side and client-side Single-Sign On – Saving and sharing workbooks centrally (common xls(x) / ppt(x) InfoObject) – Interoperability with other clients: Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports and SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP based on analysis view SAP recommends using BI platform for productive use of the Office Add-in, as BI platform supports main services such as central repository including security, interoperability and, in future, lifecycle management. But you can also use it without BI platform and store and distribute workbooks locally or on any share drive – often used in testing environments.© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 18
  18. 18. Appendix
  19. 19. Integration into SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.0Integration with Portal Integration Kit (PIK)Document List Portlet displays complete BI launch pad (formerly InfoView)Document Viewer iView displays all kind of single BI reports (including Analysis, Web edition).Analysis, edition for MS Office workbooks must be open via Document List PortletAdministrationDocument Viewer iView allows creation of Portal Roles with specific, pre-defined reportsDocument List Portlet allows instantaccess to newly created ad hoc reportsPreferencesUsers can change viewer type in their BI platformpreferences (e.g., thin vs. thick client forCrystal Reports)SecuritySingle Sign-On is supported by identitypropagation using SAP LogonticketsSingle Sign-On ensures usage of analysisauthorization of SAP NetWeaver BW© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 20
  20. 20. SAP Business Explorer (BEx)Maintenance BEx 7.0 continues to be delivered with the next SAP NetWeaver BW releases. At this point in time, there‘s no planned end of life. The maintenance period is renewed with every major BW release. BEx 3.5 is part of BW 3.5/SAP NetWeaver 04 and the maintenance cycle is coupled to this release (see SAP note 1410878). As BEx 3.5 is also compatible with a BW 7.0 backend and had been delivered with BW 7.0, SAP will maintain BEx 3.5 functionality within BW 7.0 and subsequent releases until the end of BW 7.0 maintenance cycle. Maintenance is NOT extended with BW 7.30 or other future releases. Note that full PAM support of BEx 3.5 cannot be granted by SAP – as Microsoft has removed, e.g., support for some components within Windows 7 that had been used by BEx Web Application Designer 3.5. Also see: https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/bexCoexistence BEx Analyzer and Analysis, edition for MS Office You can install BEx and Analysis on a single PC. Only one add-in can be active in an Excel session (in other words, either BEx or Analysis can be active) Opening a BEx workbook activates the BEx add-in.© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 21
  21. 21. Thank You!Contact information:Alexander PeterDirector, Product ManagementSAP AG
  22. 22. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reservedNo part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose Business Objects and the Business Objects logo, BusinessObjects, Crystal Reports, Crystalwithout the express permission of SAP AG. The information contained herein may be Decisions, Web Intelligence, Xcelsius, and other Business Objects products and serviceschanged without prior notice. mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Business Objects Software Ltd. Business Objects is an SAP company.Some software products marketed by SAP AG and its distributors contain proprietarysoftware components of other software vendors. Sybase and Adaptive Server, iAnywhere, Sybase 365, SQL Anywhere, and other Sybase products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks orMicrosoft, Windows, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint are registered trademarks of Microsoft registered trademarks of Sybase, Inc. Sybase is an SAP company.Corporation.IBM, DB2, DB2 Universal Database, System i, System i5, System p, System p5, System x, All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respectiveSystem z, System z10, System z9, z10, z9, iSeries, pSeries, xSeries, zSeries, eServer, companies. Data contained in this document serves informational purposes only. Nationalz/VM, z/OS, i5/OS, S/390, OS/390, OS/400, AS/400, S/390 Parallel Enterprise Server, product specifications may vary.PowerVM, Power Architecture, POWER6+, POWER6, POWER5+, POWER5, POWER, The information in this document is proprietary to SAP. No part of this document may beOpenPower, PowerPC, BatchPipes, BladeCenter, System Storage, GPFS, HACMP, reproduced, copied, or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express priorRETAIN, DB2 Connect, RACF, Redbooks, OS/2, Parallel Sysplex, MVS/ESA, AIX, written permission of SAP AG.Intelligent Miner, WebSphere, Netfinity, Tivoli and Informix are trademarks or registered This document is a preliminary version and not subject to your license agreement or anytrademarks of IBM Corporation. other agreement with SAP. This document contains only intended strategies, developments,Linux is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries. and functionalities of the SAP® product and is not intended to be binding upon SAP to any particular course of business, product strategy, and/or development. Please note that thisAdobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat, PostScript, and Reader are either trademarks or document is subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time without notice.registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or othercountries. SAP assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this document. SAP does notOracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links, or other items contained within this material. This document is provided without a warranty of any kind,UNIX, X/Open, OSF/1, and Motif are registered trademarks of the Open Group. either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties ofCitrix, ICA, Program Neighborhood, MetaFrame, WinFrame, VideoFrame, and MultiWin are merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.trademarks or registered trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. SAP shall have no liability for damages of any kind including without limitation direct,HTML, XML, XHTML and W3C are trademarks or registered trademarks of W3C®, World special, indirect, or consequential damages that may result from the use of these materials.Wide Web Consortium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This limitation shall not apply in cases of intent or gross negligence.Java is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The statutory liability for personal injury and defective products is not affected. SAP has no control over the information that you may access through the use of hot links contained inJavaScript is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc., used under license for these materials and does not endorse your use of third-party Web pages nor provide anytechnology invented and implemented by Netscape. warranty whatsoever relating to third-party Web pages.SAP, R/3, SAP NetWeaver, Duet, PartnerEdge, ByDesign, SAP BusinessObjects Explorer,StreamWork, and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as theirrespective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and othercountries. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Confidential 23

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