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This blog covers some of the latest new features and enhancements in SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Digital Boardroom release 2019.10. Please note that the Analytics Cloud Help documentation is updated at the same time as the upgrade to this release, so the links here may not yet reflect what is described below until after the upgrade is complete.
Upgrade your SAP Analytics Cloud agent to the latest agent version 1.0.227 to take advantage of all the data acquisition types!
If you haven’t upgraded yet, here are the data acquisition minimum requirements:

  • Version 1.0.85 for SAP Business Warehouse (BW)
  • Version 1.0.99 for SAP ERP / SQL databases
  • Version 1.0.91 for SAP Universe (UNX)
  • Version 1.0.75 for all other data source types

For more information, see System Requirements and Technical Prerequisites.

Highlights of this release:

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Planning

Multiple date dimensions in planning models

Need to keep track of several time metrics at once? Now you can add multiple date dimensions to your planning models! These dimensions will be supported by the Advanced Planning dialog patterns and can be consumed in Data Actions.

Analytics Designer

Debug mode

We’ve now added the ability to debug scripts in the browser script debugger. Gone are the days of loading up other programs!


Change cell values in your tables at runtime

We’ve added three new script commands to help you with…

  • Fetching a planning object from the widget’s data source
  • Writing data into a cell
  • Submitting updated data

This should make changing data at runtime a little more enjoyable!

Intelligent Enterprise

Sort measure values with two-structure queries with live BW models

When you have more than one dimension in the existing structure, you are now able to sort the measure values from lowest to highest and vice versa.

Smart Assist

Search to Insight brand-new user experience

Smart Assist just got a whole lot smarter with an updated user experience.

Search to Insight can now be launched from a dedicated icon and offers new user-specific recommendations. Easily search by models or choose to view your insights by the measures and the dimensions in your models.

Data Visualizations

Prevent Viewers from removing Non-Modifiable Story Filters

Guess what we have in store-y for you! To increase the designer’s control, you now have the option to disable the ability for viewers to remove non-modifiable story filters. S(t)orry not s(t)orry!

On-demand Loading of Inactive Values on Story and Page Filters

Summer is coming and there’s no time to waste. That’s why we’ve changed the inactive values in story and page filters to load on-demand and made the story opening time faster than ever before!

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