At Xoomworks BI our practical experience of SAP Business Objects is always growing, encompassing SAP’s new contender in the field of statistical analysis tools with the emphasis on accessibility for all users.
The Predictive Analytics Suite removes the need for additional investment in complex predictive tools, outsourcing, or relying on third-party data scientists.
Decision making based on modelling future events and outcomes, historical data-based trends, and causal relationships.
SAP Predictive Analytics can analyse data from SAP and non-SAP data sources, supporting an array of predictive algorithms, built in from the standard for predictive analysis; SAP HANA and Open R.
The solution presents a user-friendly and intuitive interface for the non-data scientist among us, removing the requirement for expert knowledge of specialised statistical programs.
The package includes advanced data visualisation and functions to build extensions and powerful re-usable models. Derived from SAP Lumira, R programming language and runtime environment (Expert Analytics), the built-in modelling engine (Automated Analytics), and from SAP HANA Predictive Analysis Library. The entire suite is optimised for use with SAP HANA.
The main predictive analysis cases commonly applied:
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The video below demonstrates the creation of a simple model using Automated Analytics from the SAP® Predictive Analysis™ suite, within the context of analysing current data evaluating the success a marketing promotion, so that the likelihood of a future campaign attracting prospects can be predicted.