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SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics

Accelerate your digital transformation – with SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics

Accelerate your digital transformation – with SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics

Reimagine your business processes for the digital economy by using predictive insights to optimize your resources and improve margins across your entire enterprise. Uncover trends and patterns from Big Data, the Internet of Things, and your existing data sources with SAP’s powerful predictive analytics software.

Why SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics?

Because our powerful predictive analytics software allows you to create better and faster predictive results, deliver machine learning at scale using a factory approach and bring predictive insights where people interact – in business processes and applications. With SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics you can:

  • Automate data prep, predictive modeling, and deployment – and easily retrain models
  • Harness in-database predictive scoring for a wide variety of target systems
  • Leverage advanced visualization capabilities to quickly reveal insights
  • Integrate with R to enable a large number of algorithms and custom R scripts
  • Deploy SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics stand-alone or with SAP HANA

Learn how SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities
  • Automated analytics
    Let business analysts and data scientists use automated technique to build sophisticated predictive models that can be embedded in business processes – in days, not weeks or months.
  • Expert analytics
    Provide a modeling environment for open-source R-based algorithms, SAP HANA PAL, and SAP Automated Predictive Library (APL). Build predictive models with a powerful drag-and-drop interface, and allow users to use their own R scripts.
  • Model management
    Provide end-to-end model management, maintain peak performance for thousands of predictive models, and schedule updates as needed.
  • Data Manager
    Data Manager provides a framework to facilitate automated data preparation. Users can define a broad set of reusable components, which can be applied to automatically create modeling data sets.
  • Predictive scoring
    Get individual variable contributions for every predictive model. Simulate, and score of a specific business question – in real time. Generate predictive scoring for a wide variety of target systems and directly embed the results.
  • Social and recommendation
    Run powerful network and link analysis to understand the connections and relationships between your customers – and discover which customers have a strong social influence. This capability can help you better manage churn, risk, and fraud.
  • Advanced Visualization
    Advanced Visualization provides an intuitive way to explore your data. Transform the results of applied predictive modeling into stunning, advanced visualizations that reveal actionable insights.
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Technical Capabilities
  • Predictive automation
    Support both SAP and non-SAP environments.
  • Big Data analytics
    Automate the building of predictive models based on data stored in Hadoop. Do data manipulation, model training, and retraining directly on Hadoop data using the Spark engine.
  • Automated predictive library
    Use the application’s automated analytics engine and data mining capabilities on your data stored in SAP HANA.
  • R integration
    Leverage tight integration with R to enable a large number of algorithms and custom R scripts for analyzing your data.
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System requirements for
SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics

System and software requirements vary according to specific customer scenarios – please refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics Sizing Guide for details. Also, please see the SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics Product Availability Matrix for the latest information on updates and releases.

System Requirement Details
Server Hardware
  • 700MB of Disk Space, 4GB RAM recommended
Client Hardware
  • 200MB of Disk Space, 1GB RAM recommended

Licensing and purchasing options for 
SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics

The modular structure of SAP software licenses allows you to license and pay for only the functionality and number of users that you require at any given time. This means that you can start with the packages and named user licenses your organization needs today and add more users and functionality as your needs change.  This product is deployed on-premise and therefore requires a perpetual license. Contact your local SAP account executive for additional licensing and purchasing options.

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Implementation

Ensure a successful implementation and maximize your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics – from planning and installation to operation.

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Plan your installation

Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics Installation Guides* for important information about installation and upgrade planning.

Confirm that you have a license key

To request permanent license keys, you need authorization under myProfile*. To extend your authorization, please contact an SAP user administrator*.

Download the software

Visit the SAP Support Portal* to download the SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics software installation package.

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Manage your SAP applications

Refer to the Operations and Administration guides* to learn how to configure, operate, and run SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics at peak performance.  
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Enhance your knowledge

View the SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics training and certification catalog of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and train when and where it's convenient for you.
 
 
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Upgrades

Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics– so you can take advantage of the new features and capabilities right away.

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Identify the upgrade paths

Download the Product Availability Matrix to review upgrade paths for SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics.

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Ask the Community

Visit the SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

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Download SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics

Download support packages and patches*

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Expert Community

Connect with SAP experts – and get the latest news and views on SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics implementations, upgrades, innovations, and best practices.
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Learn why Forrester Research positioned SAP as a leader in “The Forrester Wave: Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions, Q2 2015” report.

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