With SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio, you can create visually stunning, interactive dashboards and data-driven applications for both mobile devices and the web. The software enables you to mobilize your current SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (BW) content and is designed as the premium alternative to SAP BEx web application designer. It connects directly with SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP HANA, enabling you to reuse existing data assets (including SAP NetWeaver BW queries and cubes, and SAP HANA views) without disruption.
Focus on mobile first:
Visually stunning, fully interactive applications with HTML5, deployed to the iPad with the touch of a button
Built-in support for touch screens and gestures
Build apps for the web and mobile in parallel and in the same environment
Develop fast visuals on big data:
Modern, WYSIWIG environment that greatly reduces development time
Big data readiness and high performance with direct connectivity to SAP HANA
Fully leverage existing infrastructure and queries when connecting to SAP NetWeaver BW
Technical Requirements and Data Sources
Requires deploying the SP5 release of the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform to benefit from critical platform services such as mobile BI deployment,
Connects to both SAP Netweaver BW and SAP HANA directly
Consumes SAP BEx queries through the same native BI consumer services (BICS) data access connectivity as SAP BEx and SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions
Will expand to connect to other data sources in the future
Obtaining SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio
SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio is bundled with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards and available via maintenance to SAP BusinessObjects BI suite or BI package customers. This gives customers the option to utilize the best tool for the use case without needing to worry about budget. If the dashboard requires only SAP NetWeaver BW or SAP HANA data, SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio may be the first choice. Dashboards needing other data sources would continue to be built in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.
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A few partners had a sneak peak of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio. View this video to hear one partner’s first impressions and get an early look at a BI application created with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio.
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