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Hi Everyone,

I hope you have been kept very productive with Lumira 1.28 and have been taking advantage of all the great features in the product. It’s been almost three months since the release of Lumira 1.28, making a perfect time to unveil our new wave of innovations. We are very excited to introduce you to Lumira 1.29.

Lumira 1.29 was officially launched on November 20th, and it is packed with a great number of innovations that our clients and partners had requested and that focus on making trusted data discovery even more intuitive and straightforward, allowing users to extract significant insights and value out of their data.

Here is a glimpse of some of the powerful, new functionalities in Lumira 1.29:

  • Improvements on SAP BW data acquisition and support for new data sources and platforms.
  • More flexibility while refreshing Lumira documents based on acquired data and online HANA connections.
  • New features to facilitate data blending, create visualizations and compose stories.
  • Create mapping visualizations using any of several Esri base maps.
  • Innovations on mobile consumption of Lumira documents.

Update today your Lumira deployment to version 1.29 and see for yourself all the innovations and benefits of our newest release.

Here is a summary of the main features:

In Lumira 1.29, users can now create reference lines in charts.

Apply conditional formatting on many more chart types.

In Lumira 1.29, you can now edit the tresholds that divide colors in chart types that accept measure color gradients.

Take advantage of better control of Lumira story page size regardless of the size of your computer screen.

Another key area of innovation in Lumira 1.29 is in crosstabs. There are several improvements in crosstabs and many new features such as creating row and column subtotals.

Explore in detail data points in time series charts by zooming in and out of a data range.

Performing data blending on multiple datasets in Lumira 1.29 has received a lot of enhancements to become even more efficient and intuitive. For example, Lumira will now suggest dimensions to be linked.

Lumira 1.29 allows the creation of custom calculations.

There are several enhancements while performing data aquisition in Lumira 1.29 against SAP BW and HANA and through the SAP Query Panel Extension.

Lumira 1.29 offers now a common filter dialog box across the product.

Exporting data records from visualizations is now easier than ever.

Create mapping visualizations using any of several Esri base maps.

Opendocument is now supported in Lumira 1.29. You can link a report to a Lumira document through a hyperlink that uses Opendocument. Determine what page of a story to display first through parameters in the Opendocument link.

Support for SAP BI Platform 4.2.

While promoting a Lumira document across an SAP BIP landscape through Lifecycle Manager, a dataset connection will be individually identified. This allows the connection to be changed as the document is promoted.

There are several innovations and enhancements in Lumira server both for SAP BI Platform and for Teams. Now Lumira documents are supported through the SAP BI mobile app. Also, Lumira server for SAP BIP has received several improvements for auditing. Two new languages are supported and now Lumira documents can be refreshed on opening.

Create personal and global story bookmarks, so that stories can be opened exactly in the same status (filters and drills applied, for example) as they were when the bookmark was created.

We hope you enjoy the innovations in Lumira 1.29 as much as we have enjoyed creating them.We look forward to receiving your feedback and comments about this great new release.