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SAP Analytics Cloud release for Q4 2021 Roundup

Dec 17, 2021

Well, that’s a wrap for 2021 and we ended the year with some amazing SAP Analytics Cloud content with our Q4 2021 release. In this blog we bring you all the latest videos, blogs, and content to take you through all the new features in our last release for 2021.

Sneak Peak:

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

  1. Performance Best Practice Tips for Story Designers
  2. Analytics Catalog on Mobile iOS App
  3. Microsoft Office Add-in for SAP Data Warehouse Cloud
  4. New Planning Area Experience for Data Entry
  5. Data Analyzer Access from the Side Navigation Bar

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 Q4 2021 in this great Product Update Blog by Janet Nguyen

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:

Analytics Designer

There has been a lot happening with Analytics Designer in 2021, summarised nicely in the below blogs:

  • Analytics Designer Feature Content Q3-Q4 2021
  • New Linked Analysis (Analytical Application)

Augmented Analytics:

Smart Predict has had a strong focus this year on making AI explainable. In the below blogs our experts empower SAP Analytics Cloud users to use this Machine Learning with confidence

  • Measure Accuracy of Time Series Forecasting Models in Stories
  • How the Simpson Paradox can play tricks on you

Dashboard and Story Design:

In Q4 we added a number of improvements to how we manage page and Story filters using measures and dimensions. Learn more below:

  • SAC BI Story Calculation Improvements: Measure Based Calculated Dimension to support Page/Story filters

Enterprise Planning

It has been a very busy year for AP Analytics Cloud for planning. One of the exciting new additions was the introduction of Multi Actions and how it changes the way you plan. Details outlined in the below blog.

  • See how SAP Analytics Cloud Multi Actions change the way that you do planning

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.

Finally:

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.

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