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Disclaimer applies

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Modern user interface, moving from .NET to Eclipse

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You can ask for extended usage of old BEx tools until 2022

Go to https://www.sap.com/community/topic/business-explorer.html and https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2496706/E

If moving to BW/4HANA, look at SAP Analytics Cloud

 

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SAP Analytics Cloud - enable business users to use the product

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Can use best in class user interfaces against live queries, HANA views, to SAP Analytics Cloud, without any additional modeling in SAP Analytics Cloud

Can reuse BW authorization concept

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Fully leverage these capabilities without any additional work required

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While user "talks" to the data, the data flows only between on prem system and browser - the data does not leave network to the cloud

 

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Not GA yet; cannot comment on GA

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Not yet GA

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Lumira Designer

Working on 2.3 release, scheduled for 2019 in May

Preliminary 2.4 release, likely planned for Q1 2020

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Pipeline for Lumira Designer

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Take functionality from BEx Query Designer and put them in Analysis Office

 

Local hierarchies are transient hierarchies; once session is closed those hierarchies are not manifested in backend

 

Blending of BW data (axis sharing) - can blend several BW queries into 1 cross tab and use navigation on data and use the panel on the queries

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Analysis Office is the only client that can use BW/4HANA commentary

 

Summary:

Traditional BEx tools (Analyzer, Web Application Designer) are going away; scenarios can be covered by Analysis Office and Lumira Designer