Providing Feedback Using Discussions and Comments


After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Provide feedback

Access and Contribute to Discussions


You can use the Discussion feature to easily collaborate with teams and users.

To create a discussion, select the Collaboration icon. Choose one or more people with whom you wish to collaborate, and then start a conversation. You can message, add attachments, and even link to other stories using the plus icon at the bottom of the assistant.

Watch this video to learn more.

Add Comments

Commenting is a great way to offer feedback on specific elements in a story. Select the element on which you wish to comment, choose the comment icon, and enter your message. Comments can be addressed to specific team members by tagging them with the @ symbol.

A comment on a chart

Comments can be made on a story page, a widget, or a data point in a table and can be up to 1,000 characters long. They can also be exported to a file from the story. SAP Analytics Cloud keeps track of the commenting history.

Watch this video to learn about the comments feature.

Provide Feedback using Discussion and Comments

Business Example

You are part of an international team responsible for analyzing the information in a story. You need to communicate with your team members regarding the story and information in it, and you decide to use SAP Analytics Cloud's discussion and comments functionality.

Task Flow

In this practice exercise, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Open an existing story
  • Start a discussion with your team
  • Add a comment on a widget in the story

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