Today, the place that analytics has gained in decision-making and becoming a significant component to driving profit is unquestionable. In the past, when business analytics technology was still evolving, there was heavy involvement of technical staff and statistical staff to comprehend all the data and turn it into usable information. With the advancement in technology, the analytics solutions today are extremely user-friendly and can be used by anyone with little technical expertise with ease. How advanced is SAP Lumira? SAP Lumira was initially called SAP Visual Intelligence upon its release in 2012. It ensures that customers can gain insights from trusted enterprise data sources and personal data and share those insights on desktop browsers and mobile devices. With Lumira’s drag-and-drop interface, business users can transform and visualize data in a repeatable and self-service way. With a few clicks, data from multiple sources can be gathered and combined. You can access stunning visualizations that enable users to quickly analyze data without the need for scripting. Key trends in the business Value Propositions Consumerization of Analytics: Customers increasingly expect consistent and engaging user experiences while using analytics SAP Lumira is based on modern UI technologies such as SAPUI5 and is Fiori compliant; it can, therefore, be consumed in browsers of multiple platforms. Business users aim to explore enterprise and personal data sources to respond to business questions which otherwise cannot be answered from centrally provisioned reports and analyses. Provision of specific tools for business users to create simple dashboards in a self-service manner Cost Reduction: Integrate optimally into the existing landscape and ensure cost-effective operation of a software solution. Integrates with existing system landscapes and provides scalable, secure and enterprise-ready operation of large analytics deployments The comparison chart below provides details on the various features included in each edition or version of SAP Lumira software. Source: SAP