SAP has issued 4.0 releases of its business intelligence (BI) and enterprise information management (EIM) solutions under SAP BusinessObjects portfolio.
SAP claims that its BusinessObjects 4.0 releases can help businesses to analyze huge quantities of data better. The vendor has leveraged BusinessObjects and NetWeaver Application Server to introduce these analytical products.
The new releases under SAP Business Objects 4.0 claim to enable users to conduct analysis by providing real-time in-memory computing by harnessing ‘big data’ swiftly. Other features include mobile BI on any device to facilitate quick response to business changes. Structured and unstructured business and social data could be leveraged to monitor, analyze, explore, report and act on.
“Historically, companies have dealt with BI on a project-by-project basis, separate from each other and from their EIM initiatives, lacking the ability to bring that data together,” says Carl W Olofson, research vice president, application development and deployment at IDC. “The latest BI and EIM solutions from SAP can tackle big data, integrating structured and unstructured data and information from social networks,” Olofson adds.
The SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 releases will be enabled with new versions of SAP Crystal solutions such as SAP Crystal Reports software, other BI software such as SAP BusinessObjects Explorer, SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards, and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence, and with SAP StreamWork. They will also provide integration with enterprise performance management (EPM) and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions of SAP.