Creating a Story in SAP Analytics Cloud Using a Universe


After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Log On to the BI Launchpad and connect to SAP Analytics Cloud application
  • Create a model using a Live Data Connection to a Universe
  • Create a model based on a Universe

SAP Analytics Cloud Data Sources

There are two types of data connections possible: live data connections and import data connections.

Data sources for Live Data Connection include the following:

  • SAP Cloud Platform
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • SAP BW
  • SAP BusinessObjects Universe
  • Local Files

Data sources for Import Data Connection include the following:

  • Many Cloud Applications
  • OData
  • SAP BPC NetWeaver
  • SAP BPC for Microsoft
  • SAP BW
  • SAP BusinessObjects Universe
  • SQL Databases
  • Local Files

SAP Analytics Cloud Features

More features of the SAP Analytics Cloud:

  • Built-in connectors to data sources
  • Intelligent algorithms highlighting possible data quality issues and distributing your data
  • Smart transformations allowing you to quickly address and solve data quality issues
  • A growing library of business content created across many industries and many lines of business
  • Users enter free-form text to automatically generate visualizations. Based on the data, the right type of visualization will be created without the need for any designer tool requiring the right charts, measures, or dimensions.
  • SAP Analytics Cloud builds a predictive model in the background to identify key drivers or factors that influence your business performance.

SAP Analytics Cloud Application Design

The tool SAP Analytics Cloud Analytics Designer is the functionality in SAP Analytics Cloud that allows you to create analytic applications.

  • Define the data model
  • Lay out the screen
  • Configure widgets
  • Wire it all up with the help of custom scripts

Create a Story in SAP Analytics Cloud Using a Universe

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