Lumira Edition for SAP Business One Is Retiring
However, Other Strong Analytics Solutions Are Available
SAP Business One manages finance and operations for small and midsize businesses, and when business executives want to review critical business metrics and data they look to SAP solutions for analytics and reporting.
Recently SAP announced that starting mid-October 2018, SAP Lumira, edition for SAP Business One (also known as SAP Lumira, discovery edition), will be removed from the SAP Business One pricelists. To simplify and accelerate the delivery of innovations, SAP Analytics Cloud will be SAP’s primary solution for data discovery going forward.
SAP Analytics Solutions for SAP Business One
Today, three solutions for analytics and reporting are available:
- SAP Crystal Reports for SAP Business One – Design and deliver meaningful, pixel perfect business reports to simplify and accelerate decision-making. 1 developer license comes with SAP Business One.
- SAP Crystal Reports 2016 allows access to SAP Business One and many other data sources, and is available from the sap store.
- SAP Analytics Cloud – Discover, analyze, plan, predict, and collaborate in one integrated experience designed expressly for the cloud. Learn more about the benefits of SAP Analytics Cloud by checking out the free 30-day trial.
Additionally, Seidor is a partner for SharperLight, a third party tool that runs reports, dashboards and intelligence and has a built-in connector to SAP Business One.
Embedded Analytical Capabilities of SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA
SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA leverages the power of SAP HANA in-memory computing to help small businesses run smarter, faster, and simpler in order to develop a competitive advantage. The solution contains the same functional modules that Professional SAP Business One contains - such as accounting, sales, CRM, purchasing, inventory, production, service and project management, plus it includes these embedded analytics capabilities:
Pervasive Analytics Designer – Customize and create new analytics such as KPIs, Dashboards, Advanced Dashboards to amplify the end user experience
Interactive Analysis – Create flexible ad-hoc analysis within the familiar MS Excel
Excel Report Designer – Create predefined MS Excel reports with a real-time connection to your business data
Analytical Portal – Run and schedule Crystal Reports and MS Excel Reports in real-time through a web browser
For small and midsize businesses, SAP Business One offers finance and operations business processes along with strong analytics solutions to help executives get real-time information at the moment it is needed - allowing them to clearly define and focus on the right priorities.