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Future Direction – Live connections

Integration with SAP BW

Enhanced analytics capabilities:

  • Additional chart types: waterfall, variance, geo map
  • Additional data blending scenarios
  • Calculation enhancements
  • Prompting and chart-to-chart filter improvements
  • Standard (pivot-style) analysis of BW queries

Integration with SAP HANA

Data connectivity:

  • Simplified connection to SAP HANA 2.0 in SCP Cloud Foundry
  • Prompting support: dynamic input parameters

Enhanced analytic capabilities:

  • Browser-based data blending

Integration with SAP Universes

Continued investment of analytic capabilities:

  • Chart-to-chart filtering based on different models
  • Ranking, Threshold on measures
  • Drill support on Universe hierarchies

Continued integration with Universe concepts:

  • Support for Universe details

Future Direction – Data import connections

Data connectivity

  • Additional data source connections for Cloud Foundry tenants:
    • CRM Cloud sources
    • Cloud Storage sources
  • Increase data ingestion thresholds
  • Live connections to SQL sources
  • Blur the lines between live and data import connectivity

Data preparation

  • Support of any worldwide geo location
  • New transformation: unpivot columns to rows
  • Conformance to global dimensions


  • New user experience for data Modeler
  • Enhanced user experience to managing hierarchies

Integration with SAP Data Hub

  • Analyze data flows in SAP Analytics Cloud

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 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.

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