SAP Analytics Cloud (Second Edition)

  • 4h 48m
  • Abassin Sidiq
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2021

What's new with BI? In this complete guide, you'll learn to configure SAP Analytics Cloud and connect to key data sources. Then, you’ll build data models, create stories and dashboards, generate financial planning models, and use the analytics designer to develop custom widgets and applications. Explore new functionalities, like tunnel connection integration and the new planning model. With updated screenshots featuring the latest UI, this new edition has everything you need to make the most of your business’s data!

*Use SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence, planning, and predictive analytics

*Connect to data sources and create stories, visualizations, and dashboards

*Develop planning and predictive models

*2nd edition, updated and revised

Data Integration and Configuration

Set up SAP Analytics Cloud and create data connections for your project. For a live data connection or data acquired from an on-premise or cloud source, find the step-by-step instructions you need.


Create budgets, plans, and forecasts in SAP Analytics Cloud. You’ll develop a planning model, inject data into it, and then enhance the model for your specific use case.

Stories and Dashboard

Walk through creating a story, from developing visualizations like charts and geomaps to using functionality like filters and bookmarks. For more complex BI needs, learn to use the analytics designer to build custom dashboards.

New Innovations

Explore the new user interface with updated screenshots and learn about the latest features: custom widget creation, tunnel connection integration, predictive planning models, new functionalities for stories and workflows, and more.

About the Author

Abassin Sidiqis a product manager of analytics at SAP. He has worked at SAP since 2012 and has been a part of product management for various analytics solutions since 2015. He has been part of SAP Analytics Cloud development since the product's inception. Abassin regularly represents SAP at conferences such as the DSAG Annual Congress, DSAG Technology Days, and SAP TechEd, where he hosts sessions about analytics and associated topics. He studied economics and business informatics at the Universität Mannheim and the Technische Universität (TU) Darmstadt. Before working in product management, he was a part of marketing and sales teams.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Data Integration
  • Navigation and Administration
  • Data Modeling
  • Business Intelligence—Visualizations and Dashboards
  • Planning
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Analytics Designer
  • SAP Digital Boardroom
  • SAP Analytics Hub and the Analytics Catalog for SAP Analytics Cloud
  • The Document Archive