SAP Analytics Cloud Enhanced with ML
September 17, 2018
Analytics Cloud solution is now available with new machine learning
features to uncover correlations in an organization’s data and help
users make faster, more confident decisions.
Data scientists, who use scientific methods to extract knowledge from
data, are a scarce resource inside most organizations. With SAP
Analytics Cloud, business users have simplified access to powerful
capabilities that unlock complex insight and can automatically detect
issues before they arise. Machine learning enabled, SAP Analytics Cloud
allows users to forecast future performance with just a single click. It
also can provide risk and correlation detection, autonomous creation of
advanced dashboards and storyboards, and hyper-personalized insights
into data about suppliers, vendors and customers, including anomaly
“Analytics is shifting from a passive system to an active system, and
through new augmented analytics capabilities, our technologies are able
to facilitate faster and confident decisions,” said Mala Anand,
president, SAP Analytics and SAP Leonardo. “With SAP Analytics Cloud,
organizations are able to eliminate repetitive tasks and countless hours
spent conducting simple data visualization, which allows analysts and
decision-makers to spend more time focused on applying human ingenuity
and creative reasoning toward actually solving these complex business
Rainforest Connection plans to use predictive analytics and machine
learning to take action on illegal deforestation.
“We use advanced analytics to alert local forest rangers to areas of
concern before illegal activity begins. SAP Analytics Cloud provides a
visual display of illegal logging activities to local authorities,”
Rainforest Connection CEO Topher White said in the company’s 2018 SAP
Innovation Award entry.
SAP Brings All Analytics Together in One Simple Cloud
Analytics Cloud is a cloud-based solution for analytics, providing
customers with integration of data visualization, planning and
predictive capabilities. Users can access relevant, contextual
information in one place, without the need for data replication
processes, eliminating out-of-context and stale information.
Intelligence and prebuilt content from SAP Analytics Cloud can be
embedded into line-of-business applications for many use cases including
people analytics, customer analytics, segmentation analysis,
distribution analysis and total spend analysis.
SAP is focused on helping customers manage hybrid environments spanning
on-premise and cloud-based data and analytics. Live data connectivity to
on-premise sources allows customers to take advantage of existing
investments while transitioning to a cloud strategy. In addition, SAP
Analytics Hub offers a single front-end solution for analytic assets,
whether on premise or in the cloud, including SAP or third-party
content. It helps customers simplify access to analytics scattered
across multiple heterogeneous environments, giving users a single
version of the truth to make decisions based on facts.