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423 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4932-2185-1
423 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
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423 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2187-5
What's new with BI? In this complete guide, you'll learn to configure SAP Analytics Cloud and connect to key data sources. Then, you’ll build data models, create stories and dashboards, generate financial planning models, and use the analytics designer to develop custom widgets and applications. Explore new functionalities, like tunnel connection integration and the new planning model. With updated screenshots featuring the latest UI, this new edition has everything you need to make the most of your business’s data!
  • Use SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence, planning, and predictive analytics
  • Connect to data sources and create stories, visualizations, and dashboards
  • Develop planning and predictive models
  • 2nd edition, updated and revised
About the Book About the E-book 423 pages, hardcover, .95 in. Reference book format 7 x 10 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (36 MB), EPUB (19 MB), and MOBI (41 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Data Integration and Configuration

    Set up SAP Analytics Cloud and create data connections for your project. For a live data connection or data acquired from an on-premise or cloud source, find the step-by-step instructions you need.

  2. Planning

    Create budgets, plans, and forecasts in SAP Analytics Cloud. You’ll develop a planning model, inject data into it, and then enhance the model for your specific use case.

  3. Stories and Dashboard

    Walk through creating a story, from developing visualizations like charts and geomaps to using functionality like filters and bookmarks. For more complex BI needs, learn to use the analytics designer to build custom dashboards.

  4. New Innovations

    Explore the new user interface with updated screenshots and learn about the latest features: custom widget creation, tunnel connection integration, predictive planning models, new functionalities for stories and workflows, and more.

Highlights include:

  • Data modeling
  • Stories
  • Visualizations
  • Dashboards
  • Financial planning
  • Predictive analytics
  • Analytics designer
  • SAP Digital Boardroom
  • SAP Analytics Hub
  • Data integration
  • Configuration
  • SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP)

Abassin Sidiq is a product manager of analytics at SAP. He has worked at SAP since 2012 and has been a part of product management for various analytics solutions since 2015. He has been part of SAP Analytics Cloud development since the product's inception. Abassin regularly represents SAP at conferences such as the DSAG Annual Congress, DSAG Technology Days, and SAP TechEd, where he hosts sessions about analytics and associated topics.

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