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In this blog post I will discuss the overview of SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics which is one of the key innovations of S/4HANA. It is a collection of SAP Fiori tiles in SAP S/4HANA that enable real time operational reporting. Embedded Analytics uses SAP Fiori as the front-end user interface and SAP has delivered standard content known as Fiori analytical apps for various functional areas.


SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics Scope


    • Business Innovation through Radical Simplification


    • Agility and Creativity for the Line of Business


    • Scale and Trust for the Enterprise


    • Simplify the Platform


    • Enhance the user experience


    • Innovate for the future


SAP S/4HANA analytics overview



SAP S/4HANA Analytics Overview


    • Embedded analytics is exclusively based SAP Fiori and SAP Analytics UI's.


    • It comes with a lot of predefined analytical apps based on Fiori and on SAP Analytics Cloud for the Business Users.


    • For creating own KPIs, reports, dashboards etc., SAP S/4HANA provides tools for the role of the Analytics Specialist.


    • The analytical models are implemented in the SAP S/4HANA Virtual Data Model, which provides real-time access to the transactional data and which therefore needs no data replication.


    • Embedded Analytics works only on the data that is currently in the SAP S/4HANA system.


    • For S/4HANA On-Premise customers they can leverage the stories created with the stand-alone SAP Analytics cloud and integrate them into the SAP Fiori Launchpad.



SAP S/4HANA Architecture
(*) only available for SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition (edited by moderation)
(**) Refer to Enterprise SAC (edited by moderation)


Key takeaways


    • SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics is not a single feature but a concept of how to get insights to a business user


    • SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics comes with a lot of predefined business content in the form of KPIs, reports, queries, predictive scenarios, planning scenarios


    • The main user types addressed by SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics are business users and analytics specialists


    • The analytics specialist is a role that has all the tools to create customer -specific analytics content


    • SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics is well integrated with other SAP Analytics offerings


In this blog post we learned an overview of SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics and it's benefits, To learn even more on the SAP S4/HANA and to keep up to date be sure to check out the help documentation, Also please feel free to share any feedback in a comment under this blog post and if you have any further questions on SAP S4/HANA embedded analytics and be sure to leave a question in the community also here.

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