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SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

Design interactive data visualizations for your mobile business dashboards and BI apps

Design interactive data visualizations for your mobile business dashboards and BI apps

Create interactive, mobile-ready data visualizations for your business dashboards and BI apps – using SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio. Enhance app and dashboard design, put actionable information at decision makers’ fingertips – and get the maximum value from your data with a direct connection to SAP Business Warehouse and SAP HANA. 

Why SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio?

Because it can help you quickly and cost-effectively create data visualizations, dashboards, and BI apps based on the exact requirements of decision makers. Make it easy for users to digest petabytes of information, understand root causes, and gain a holistic view of the enterprise.

  • Use pre-built templates and guided steps to design faster with professional results
  • Customize visualizations, dashboards, and apps with a flexible SDK
  • Directly connect to SAP BW, SAP HANA, and semantic layers for trusted KPIs
  • Save time and money by re-using data assets in queries, InfoCubes, and SAP HANA
  • Work in a flexible and scalable Eclipse-based design environment

Learn how SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities
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Easily design centrally governable visual analytics content€“ from simple templates to sophisticated applications.

  • Build BI dashboards or apps using compelling, multi-dimensional data visualizations
  • Connect business dashboards and apps to your trusted SAP BW and SAP HANA data
  • Leverage existing analyses by operating on SAP Business Explorer (SAP BEx) queries, InfoCubes, and SAP HANA views
  • Lay a foundation for broad publication with easy scalability
  • Seamlessly transfer data with filter member values from SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, version for OLAP

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Technical Capabilities
  • Flexible Eclipse-based design environment
  • HTML5 UI technology and built-in iPad support
  • JSON-based client-side rendering
  • WSYWIG layout
  • Less and decoupled properties
  • Wizards and command script language
  • Direct integration with SAP BW and SAP HANA
  • Operability on SAP BEx queries, InfoCubes, and SAP HANA views
  • Support for engine and platform services specific to SAP BW and SAP HANA
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System requirements for SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 or 4.1 must be installed before SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio can be deployed. Other prerequisites include:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.x, 10.x or 11.x must be installed on the client
  • 32-bit version: Includes SAP JVM 7.1. Java Runtime is not required
  • 64-bit version: Includes SAP JVM 7.1. No additional Java JRE required

System and software requirements vary according to specific customer scenarios.€“ Please refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio Product Availability Matrix for the latest information on updates and releases.

Ready to purchase SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio?

Please contact your local SAP account executive for more information on how to buy and implement SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio.

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Implementation

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

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Plan your installation

Refer to section 2 of Administrator Guide: SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio* 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 Design Studio software installation package.

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Complete the installation steps

Refer to section 3 of Administrator Guide: SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio* for a step-by-step overview of the installation process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

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Manage your SAP applications

Refer to Administrator Guide: SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio* to learn how to manage, maintain, and run your SAP applications at peak performance.

Ensure the security of SAP CRM 7.0, EHP3

Download the SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio Security Guide* for important information on ensuring the security of your software

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Enhance your knowledge

View the SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio training and certification catalog of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and learn when and where it’s convenient for you.

Stay up-to-date with our webinar series

Tune into interactive presentations on a variety of topics about SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio. Content is provided by experts from SAP and our partner and customer ecosystem. 

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Upgrades

Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio – 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 Design Studio.

Download the matrix now*

Plan your upgrade

Section 4 of Administrator Guide: SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio contains important information about upgrade planning.

Read the guide*

Plan landscape changes

The Landscape Planner lets you visualize your existing system landscape, simulate changes, and analyze the impact.

Use the planner*

 

 

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Identify dependencies

Use the Upgrade Dependency Analyzer to determine if your upgrade will have an impact on your other systems.

Access the analyzer

 

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Ask the Community

Visit the SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

Visit community

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Support

Get the support you need to keep SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio running at peak performance. Our experts can help you maximize the value of your software, take advantage of new business models and capabilities, and more.

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