Gartner Research

Navigating Business Analytics From SAP

Published: 12 September 2014

ID: G00264784

Analyst(s): Thomas Oestreich, Josh Parenteau

Summary

IT leaders face growing and diverse demand for BI and analytics, and need to identify what technologies and tools can fulfill this and provide cutting-edge analytic capabilities. Those using or considering SAP technology need to identify to what extent it can provide these today and in the future.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • SAP's version of SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 has addressed the stability and reliability concerns BI and analytics clients faced with version 4.0
  • SAP introduced SAP Lumira, SAP Predictive Analysis and SAP InfiniteInsight to satisfy BI and analytics leaders' demand for data discovery and advanced analytics
  • SAP's BI simplification strategy will reduce the number of BI components that BI and analytics clients must deal with

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