Features by License Type for Analytics Models

A list of features available in SAP Analytics Cloud by license type when you use analytics models.

Four license types are available for SAP Analytics Cloud. The following tables describe the features available for each license type when you use an analytics model. Analytics models do not contain planning information. For a list of planning model features, see Features by License Type for Planning Models.
Note
An SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence license can be purchased as a User License or a Concurrent Session License.
  • A User License ensures that the assigned user can always access the application, regardless of how many other users are logged on.
  • A Concurrent Session License gives you a set number of user sessions. The license can be assigned to many users, but the number of simultaneous user sessions cannot exceed the number purchased.
For more information, see Assigning Roles to Users.
Data Connectivity
You can create connections that allow you to import data into SAP Analytics Cloud or create live data connections to SAP HANA systems. For more information, see Connections.
Features SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition
SAP HANA X X X X
SAP BW X X X X
SAP BI Universe X X X X
SAP ECC X X X X
SAP Cloud Platform Live X X X X
SAP SuccessFactors X X X X
SAP Concur X X X X
SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer X X X X
SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer Analytics X X X X
SAP Business ByDesign X X X X
Salesforce.com X X X X
XLSX X X X X
CSV X X X X
OData X X X X
JDBC X X X X
Data Modeling
Models represent the business data of an organization, and are the basis for all data output in SAP Analytics Cloud. For more information, see Models.
Features SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition
Create, Edit, or Delete Analytics Models X X X X
Edit, Enter, or Upload Operational Data X X X X
Auto-Generate Models X X X X
Hierarchies X X X X
Data Integration
When importing data into existing models, incoming data is mapped to and integrated with the existing data. The incoming data can also be filtered, converted to other formats, and enriched. For more information, see Introduction to the Modeler
Features SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition
Search X X X X
Parent-Child Hierarchies X X X X
Data Enrichment X X X X
Map to Model X X X X
User Administration and System Management
As a system administrator, you create users and assign them to predefined or newly created roles. You can also carry out maintenance tasks related to users and roles as well as monitor activities and data. For more information, see Security.
Features SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition
Administer Users X X   X
Administer Roles X X   X
Administer Teams X X   X
Audit X X   X
Read Activity Change Log X X   X
Read Data Change Log X X   X
Administer Public Files X X   X
View System Information X X   X
Content Deployment X X   X
Story Experience
A story is a presentation-style document that uses charts, visualizations, text, images, and pictograms to describe data. For more information, see Stories.
Feature SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition
Create Stories X X X X
Create Charts X X X X
Hierarchies X X X X
Linked Analysis X X X X
Hyperlinks to Pages, Stories, External X X X X
Calculated Dimensions X X X X
Geospatial (Esri Maps) X X X X
Consumption of Currency Fields X X X X
Explorer X X X X
Thresholds X X X X
Application Design

Use application design to create or run analytic applications. An analytic application is a document that can contain visualizations such as tables, charts, and filters to allow navigation and analysis of data. You can personalize the visualizations and interaction behaviors of the UI elements according to user requirements. For more information, see Analytic Applications.

Features SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition
Create, edit, or delete analytic applications X X X X
Run analytic applications X X X X
Collaboration
Use social collaboration options to support and optimize group decision-making processes. For more information, see Collaborating with Others.
Features SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition
Chat X X X X
Notification X X X X
Email X X X X
Predictive
Features SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition
Time Series Forecasting (charts) X X X X
Smart Discovery X X X X

R-visualizations

X

X

X

X

Smart Predict

X

X

X

X

Note
Smart Predict features are not available in all regions or all sales channels.
Digital Boardroom Add-On
The SAP Digital Boardroom is a place to design a real-time, interactive boardroom presentation by combining your stories with agenda items. For more information, see Digital Boardroom.
Note
The SAP Digital Boardroom is an add-on to user licenses and requires at least one user license of type BI User, Predictive, Planning Standard, or Planning Professional.
Features SAP Analytics Cloud for business intelligence SAP Analytics Cloud for predictive analysis, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, standard edition SAP Analytics Cloud for planning, professional edition Digital Boardroom Add-On
Multi-Touch Screen Support         X
Create and Edit Agendas         X