42-47419893-dashboardsIn a presentation by Christian Rodatus at SAPPHIRE NOW, he discussed how organizations are unleashing the power of collective insight with enterprise BI, agile visualization, and advanced analytics.

Here’s my top ten list of reasons to adopt the latest BI 4.1 suite and take advantage today of these powerful capabilities to drive a competitive advantage in your business.

10. Unified and highly personalized – SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 has an enhanced UI and improved interoperability across the BI suite. Many of the BI solutions, such as SAP Lumira, are intuitive to allow your organization to spend less time training up and more time analyzing information to drive business value.

9. Mobile BI – Take your BI content anywhere. With the latest HTML5 designed BI solutions, your team can extend the latest innovations with solutions like SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence, SAP Crystal Reports, SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards, SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio, and SAP Lumira to your mobile workforce. Connect and share via the cloud or BI platform and enable your users across the organization to analyze, search, and explore their most important information to drive business decisions. Download SAP BusinessObjects Mobile today.

8. Big Data ready – SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 is Big Data ready with integration for Hadoop Hive, Impala and now MongoDB via SAP Lumira. Not to mention the BI 4.1 suite is the analytics front-end of SAP HANA for any data volume.

7. One platform for all data – Including access to your enterprise BI data from SAP NetWeaver BW and ECC data, the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform and information design tool provides access and support for over 140 data sources.

6. Cloud BI – Take your BI investment to the cloud via public or private cloud deployment options.  Take SAP Lumira Cloud for a test drive today and extend your visualizations and data stories at http://cloud.saplumira.com.

5. Advanced insights with Predictive Analytics – Identify outliers and know what you didn’t know with advanced insights included in SAP Lumira and use predictive algorithms with predictive analytics managed via the BI platform. Learn more about predictive analytics and give it a try for free.

4. Total cost of ownership – Why pay double for BI or triple in some cases for other BI solutions? Standardize on SAP BusinessObjects BI and gain access to a the most complete suite of analysis offerings on the market. Take the BI strategy assessment and get started on your journey today.

3. The most extensible BI suite – Leverage BI SDKs across the BI suite of solutions to extend capabilities such as the mobile BI SDK for custom mobile BI app experience and deployment.

2. Interoperability matters – Learn about interoperability with Microsoft Excel to Universes with the latest release of the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform. Explore other partnerships such as ESRI map integration for geo-spatial analysis.

1. Trusted data discovery – extend agile visualization capabilities to the workforce and allow a managed self-service BI approach with BI 4.1 integration with SAP Lumira. Read the recent press release.


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