Just a few years ago SAP has introduced a new Business Analytics presentation layer tool that has immediately caught attention and became a leader in the industry. Today SAP Lumira 1.31 has a lot of visual capabilities that help analyze data from many different sources including SAP HANA, SAP BW, MS Excel, Universes, SQL Server, Hadoop, etc.
SAP Lumira is a self-service tool used directly by LOB (Line of Business). Technical job is to prepare a robust data model and have it exposed to a Presentation Layer tool via performing queries or views. The rest is the job of business users: powerful visualizations with numbers and charts, filtering and ranking, hierarchies, exceptions, geographical functionality (map visualizations), storyboards, etc., all is available at the fingertips of users in the latest version of SAP Lumira.
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