A new press release states, “SAP SE today announced enhancements to the SAP Analytics Cloud solution, including augmented analytics, business intelligence (BI), enterprise planning workflows and data integration capabilities… ‘The combination of machine intelligence and human creativity is where analytics is at its best,’ said Gerrit Kazmaier, senior vice president, SAP HANA and Analytics. ‘With SAP Analytics Cloud, our focus is continuous innovation in a unified solution that is intuitive, powerful and designed for the business user. We continue to provide our customers with an end-to-end data and analytics approach enabling confident, data-driven decisions and intelligent processes that power better business outcomes’.”
The release continues, “Building on the augmented analytics capabilities already available, users can add new machine learning and artificial intelligent capabilities to existing business intelligence and planning workflows. Enhanced “search to insight” capabilities make it easier for users to ask questions of their data in natural language, as well as automate insights with the “smart discovery” capability, which now includes key influencers, unexpected values and simulations. With the “smart predict” capability, business analysts can train models to predict future outcomes. Enhancements include time series models and user experience improvements that make it easier for analysts to predict future outcomes and automate decisions. These capabilities have enabled customers such as FC Nuremberg to be more agile and transformative.”
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