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This blog post covers some of the latest features and enhancements in SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Digital Boardroom Release 2021.10.

Please note that the SAP Analytics Cloud Help documentation is updated at the same time as the upgrade to this release, so the links here may not yet reflect what is described below until after the upgrade is complete.

Upgrade your SAP Analytics Cloud agent to the latest agent version 1.0.321 to take advantage of all the data acquisition types!




If you haven't upgraded yet, here are the data acquisition minimum requirements:

  • Version 1.0.99 for SAP ERP / SQL databases

  • Version 1.0.235 for SAP HANA view

  • Version 1.0.91 for SAP Universe (UNX)

  • Version 1.0.233 for SAP Business Warehouse (BW)

  • Version 1.0.248 for File Server

  • Version 1.0.75 for all other data source types

For more information, see the  System Requirements and Technical Prerequisites.

SAP Analytics Cloud fully supports Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome for all activities and areas of SAP Analytics Cloud including viewing, authoring and administration.


Highlights of this release




Sections Preferences

You may now format sections in you stories and make them stand out using the new dedicated options in the user preferences. This allows you to update section properties, body styles, and heading styles to both new and existing sections.


Extended Planning and Analysis

Adding Teams to Calendar Events

We have simplified people assignment for your calendar events. You may now add individual users, as well as SAP Analytics Cloud teams as owners, assignees, reviewers or viewers ("Shared With").

If you have defined teams in your dimension attributes, and you generate events along this driving dimension with the calendar wizard, the generated events will be assigned to the specified teams.

Easier Creation of Process Hierarchies

The creation of process hierarchies for your calendar events is a lot easier now – when you create a new task or process, you can add the required parent process in the create dialog. If you selected the process in the calendar and started creating a child event, the process will be pre-selected as parent process.

When copying a task or a process, you may select the parent process for the copied event in the copy dialog.


This blog post provides a high-level overview of the latest features in SAP Analytics Cloud. If you're looking to get more information about these features, please visit the Help documentation here.