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Product and Topic Expert
Product and Topic Expert


SAP Analytics Cloud release for Q3 2021 is now live! In this blog we bring you all the latest videos, blogs, and content to take you through all the new features in our latest release.

Sneak Peak:

We started by giving you a Sneak Peak of the top and most requested new features in this release. These included:

  1. Simplified Navigation

  2. Optimized story viewer

  3. Business Content: Planning Content – Operational Workforce Planning

  4. Smart Predict / Predictive Planning - Continuous delivery of predictive forecasts when business volatility is important & support for additional variables in predictive planning

  5. Multi Actions – orchestration engine for automated multi-step planning activities

First Look:

We expanded this in our What’s New Video jessica.gutierrez and I were we gave a first glimpse of these features, including short demos and an overview of the business benefits.

Hear from the Experts:

As we got closer to our release date we delved a little deeper in to all of the new features to expect in SAP Analytics cloud in Q3 2021 in our Product Update Blog.

We also hosted a Webinar and brought in our Product Managers to go through each of our Top 5 features in detail. This included detailed demos walking through the new features and also allowing customers to ask questions.


Expert Blogs on key topics:

User Experience

One of the big themes this quarter was around User Experience with our new Simplified Navigation features and optimized story viewer. In the below blogs our experts dive deeper into these topics:

Augmented Analytics:

We also had several enhancements in Smart Predict and Predictive Planning which are outlined in the below blogs:

Business Content:

Q3 also delivered some amazing Business Content to help you manage your workforce more efficiently.

Learn more about the new planning content package, Operational Workforce Planning:


Find out the value of bringing together HR and Finance to a central view of your workforce and read blogs explaining how to activate and get the most from this content:

To stay up to date with all this great blog content you can follow our Community Site or follow us on our SAP Analytics Technology LinkedIn Group.

SAP Analytics Cloud, add-in for Microsoft Excel

There has also been a number of exciting enhancements to our add-in to MS Excel outlined below:


We were delighted that so many of our new features in this release were inspired by our customers through the Customer Influence portal. You can find more details in our blog and I hope this continues you to add requests and vote for the features you want to see.

To see what’s coming next please check out our new interactive Roadmap Explorer and you can also get details on our Quarterly release dates here.

Want to experience new and existing features for yourself? Take the leap and start your journey towards making data-driven decisions with confidence by signing up for a 90-day free trial, today.