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SAP Predictive Analytics

Anticipate and shape better business outcomes – with SAP Predictive Analytics

Uncover trends and patterns from Big Data, the Internet of Things, and your existing data sources with SAP’s powerful predictive analytics software. Automate predictive modeling to build models within minutes – and gain unprecedented insight into your customers, business, and markets.

  • 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 Predictive Analytics stand-alone or with SAP HANA

Read the solution brief

Product Capabilities

Functional Capabilities

Automated analytics

Let business analysts automate the building of sophisticated predictive models for every data mining function imaginable – in days, not weeks or months.

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.

Predictive scoring

Get individual variable contributions for every predictive model, simulation, 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.

Model management

Empower your business analysts and data scientists to ask more “what if” questions – and provide end-to-end model management for hundreds or even thousands of predictive models.

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.

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 write their own R scripts.

Data manager

Data Manager provides a framework to facilitate automated data preparation. Business users can define a broad set of reusable components, which can be applied to automatically create modeling data sets.


Technical Capabilities

Predictive automation

Support both SAP and non-SAP environments.

Big Data analytics

Automate the building of predictive models – and embed predictive models into your applications and business processes.

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.


Start your 30-day free trial

Take SAP Predictive Analytics for a spin. Download a free, fully functional copy of the application – and get ready to anticipate what comes next.  

Licensing and Purchasing Options

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 purchasing options. Consult Licensing SAP Software: A Guide for Buyers for general licensing information.


System Requirements

  • Minimum server hardware requirements : 300 MB of Disk Space, 2GB RAM recommended
  • Minimum Client Hardware Requirements: 150 MB of Disk Space, 512 MB RAM

For additional recommended hardware and software requirements, consult the Server Sizing Tool, Automated Analytics Technical Specifications (log-in required), and Product Availability Matrix (log-in required).

Product Direction and Analyst Reports


Next generation analytics and platforms

This TDWI Best Practices Report focuses on how organizations can and do use next-generation analytics. It provides in-depth analysis of current strategies and future trends for next-generation analytics.

SAP a leader in predictive analytics

Every year, leading analyst firms publish reports that rank software vendors in a competitive landscape for specific markets. This year, three top analyst firms have positioned SAP as a leader in the predictive analytics space.


Extend the functionality of SAP Predictive Analytics

SAP HANA In-Memory Platform helps you run your predictive models on massive amounts of data and provides forward-looking insights in seconds.

SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence solutions can help you to provide predictive insight across your organization and improve business user performance.

Training and Certification

Intro to the Concept of Predictive Analytics

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the concept of predictive analytics. You’ll learn what kinds of business questions the technology can address, and do hands-on exercises with SAP Predictive Analytics.

Intro to Predictive Modeling

This course covers the creation and deployment of predictive models for classification, regression, and clustering. Students will also be introduced to the creation of database connections and an analytical data set.


Check out the official tutorials for SAP Predictive Analytics – and quickly learn how to use the application.


Influence the future with SAP Service and Support

The SAP Service and Support team for predictive analytics consists of data scientists and experts who can work with you on strategic advisory services, implementation, rapid deployment, jumpstart assessments, and more.

User guides: Explore advanced features

Want to learn more about the advanced features of SAP Predictive Analytics? Our user guides include detailed usage scenarios for Automated Analytics, Expert Analytics, Data Manager, and Model Manager.


Explore the hottest topics in predictive analytics


SAP Leads in Big Data Predictive Analytics

Learn why Forrester Research positioned SAP as a leader in “The Forrester Wave: Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions, Q2 2015” report.

Introducing SAP Predictive Analytics 2.0

We recently launched SAP Predictive Analytics 2.0 – which combines SAP InfiniteInsight and SAP Predictive Analysis 1.0 into a single product.

14 Videos of Predictive Possibilities

With predictive analytics, the sky’s the limit. Watch a series of short and fun videos on 14 predictive possibilities for common business cases.


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