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This was another full session at the ASUG BusinessObjects Conference this week with SAP's Ty Miller.

The usual legal disclaimer applies:

Source: SAP

Use HTML5 to be cross-platform compatible

Lumira built for end user in mind

Figure 1: Source: SAP

HANA Cloud Integration is used to get data on premises into the Cloud to reach behind the firewall

Analysts will use Prepare tab of Lumira

The visualization library is based on D3

An example library

SAP uses ESRI partnership maps

Fotolia is used for visualizations and SAP is working on partnership with Shutterstock

Reporting will not replace Crystal or Web Intelligence

SAP has started integration with Fiori

Lumira for Mac OS had a beta, not ready for larger audience.  Look for it next year (responding to a question from steve.rumsby on twitter

Linking to Web Intelligence can be done today.  Version 1.19 has hyperlinks in a Lumira doc but not added dynamic context to those links – go to Idea Place & vote

SAP is working on a non-HANA based Lumira Server

Figure 2: Source: SAP

Q4 coming – Hive 13 and Hadoop 2.x

"Big data is coming"

BW support – Lumira currently has limited support for BEx

SAP wants to enhance custom data access extensions

Figure 3: Source: SAP

Figure 3 shows SAP wants to offer web based based data prep

SAP want to provide “Agile data prep against big data source”

Figure 4: Source: SAP

Today multi dimensional sources are against HANA , BW

SAP wants to work on ESSBase and more

Figure 5: Source: SAP

Auto-complete, linked analysis, and more suggestions for visualization are planned (shown in Figure 5)

Figure 6: Source: SAP

Customers want to print storyboards

Started with 1.19 - publish Lumira docs to BI Platform (like Desktop Intelligence Compatibility Pack)

Figure 7: Source: SAP

Allow for web based content that doesn’t require HANA platform

Lumira Server to be running on BI platform

Figure 8: Source: SAP

In the future direction, SAP plans to use the Visualization room on the mobile device

Data feeds so you can like or unlike Lumira document


TOMORROW: Tomorrow is the sign-up for hands-on sessions at SAP TechEd && d-code Las Vegas.  Here is the link to all the sessions mentioning Lumira

Stay Ahead : Attend TechEd && d-code – Win Big SAP BI BusinessObjects HANA Hands-on Sessions

Next week, ASUG has 2 webcasts featuring Lumira:

September 30: BI with Lumira Roadmap Update - the Future of BI with BusinessObjects

October 2: ASUG Lumira Influence Council Launch

SAP Statement of Direction on BI Solutions

Join SAP at the end of October for Reporting & Analytics 2014 INTERACTIVE conference - register here

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