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Data Integration – Q1 2020

Live data connections:

Enhanced analytic capabilities

  • Enhanced variance chart (time-based)
  • Calculation Editor enhancements
    • Aggregation calculation
  • Enhanced data blending scenarios
    • Blending in BW HANA or other on-premise HANA engine (1)
  • Enhanced Data Analyzer
  • Extend live connectivity to also support smart insight indexing and SSO access to mobile content

Integration with BW concepts

  • Linked Nodes support in hierarchies
  • Improved support of compounded characteristics
  • Prompting enhancements
    • Copy & Paste

Performance Improvements

  • Enable merge of query requests within applications

(1)  Requires SAP HANA

Integration with SAP Universes

Enhanced analytic capabilities

  • Measure difference
  • Hierarchies expand / collapse
  • Measure-based filters
  • Calculated dimensions

Integration of SAP Universe concepts in
SAP Analytics Cloud Query Builder

  • Delegated Measures
  • Sub-queries
  • Combined Queries
  • Preview Data, View SQL

Web Intelligence as a source

  • Document metadata and data
  • Time Dimensions
  • Geographical Dimensions


  • Support Open SAML 3

Data import connections:

Data connectivity

  • Connect to Qualtrics
  • Connect to all sources from the Cloud Storage and CRM hubs via SCP Open Connector
  • Increase data ingestion thresholds on row for files


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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