Business Intelligence & Predictive Analytics - a SAPPHIRENOW sneak preview - Webcast Recap

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    SAP webinar with Ian Mayor and Antoine Chabert today

    BI side - 2 areas:

    1. upcoming release of BI4.2 SP4

    2. launch of Lumira 2.0 (note, ASUG has a pre-conference hands-on Lumira 2.0 session on Monday, May 15) - see Jump Start ASUG Annual Conference 2017 with SAP Lumira 2.0 BusinessObjects Cloud Pre-conference

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    New user experience for BI Launchpad and Web Intelligence viewer

    Worked to modernize, using Fiori design principles and HTML5

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    Focused on consumption experience

    Design mode stays the same

    In 4.3 extend to entire Web Intelligence experience

     

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    New BI launchpad, Fiori-like experience

    Covers all content, not just Web Intelligence

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    Navigate, touch, easy to navigate

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    Lumira 2.0 now in Early Adopter Care, expect GA in a few months

    One backend

    Allows you to do a lot more - enhanced data connectivity

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    New user experience

     

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    No need to rebuild content

    More announcements that Ian cannot discuss

     

    Predictive:

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    Predictive Analytics 3.2 will be announced

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    Predictive today

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    Burning question with predictive is the starting point

    Automated analytics simplifies so you can scale and go fast to answer the questions

     

    Apply the predictive model, give score, predictive solution to business

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    Predictive Factory: the place for end to end predictive process

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    3.2 release, announce at SAPPHIRENOW - more capability to automate creation of models

    Upcoming release, move to a centralized next gen UI

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    Automated modeler is new

    Creating classification, regression model

    Simplified UI

    Citizen data scientist, business analyst who knows data and business

     

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    Debrief of model

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    Used in other applications such as S/4HANA, BusinessObjects Cloud

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    SAP has big plans

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    Coming for S4/HANA

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    Question and Answer

    Q: Can you visualize the data in Predictive Factory before doing the model?

    A: Capabilities move over the time; options to do that in automated analytics in data manager

    Q: What are the algorithms behind machine learning?

    A: See blogs re: classifications, make sure model is robust enough and scale

     

    Don't forget the ASUG sessions next week:

    2017 ASUG Annual Conference BI Schedule with Links

    2017 ASUG Annual Conference ASUG BI Sessions Schedule

    2017 ASUG Annual Conference Brochure for ASUG BI