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Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions

Boost your organization’s collective IQ with business intelligence tools that provide real-time insight into your organization

Empower your people with 24/7, user-friendly access to the business intelligence (BI) and Big Data mining tools they need to make faster, more informed decisions. Our BI software and solutions – including ad hoc reporting, self-service data visualization and dashboards, predictive analytics, mobile apps, and more – can help business users improve performance and become more effective in everything they do.

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Solution Capabilities

Included Capabilities

Business Intelligence Platform

Provide fast, self-service access to decision-ready business intelligence

Empower business users with anytime, anywhere access to key BI insights delivered in context. We can help you implement a flexible business intelligence platform that will increase responsiveness, reduce IT costs and workload, improve performance, and drive better decision making across the organization.

SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform | SAP BusinessObjects Explorer | SAP BusinessObjects Analysis for OLAP

Dashboard and Applications

Drive better performance with high-impact dashboards and BI applications

Promote BI adoption across your organization with compelling, insightful data dashboards and apps that make your numbers easy to understand at a glance. With our user-friendly BI tools, you can create mobile, highly interactive, role-based dashboards that deliver trusted, aggregated data to your decision makers – anytime, anywhere.

SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio | SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards


Data Visualization

Use data to tell stories that captivate audiences through data visualization

Empower business users of all skills to better understand data - so they can turn that data into compelling and engaging stories for specific audiences. With intuitive data visualization solutions from SAP, your business users can quickly and easily:

  • Combine data from multiple sources
  • Visualize data and analyze trends
  • Share infographics and data stories
  • Deliver critical information on mobile devices

SAP BusinessObjects Lumira | SAP BusinessObjects Cloud | SAP BusinessObjects Roambi

Reporting and Analysis

Share actionable insights with enhanced business intelligence reporting

Create a better reporting system to guide your overall business intelligence strategy and deliver meaningful insights that provide real value to your employees, customers, and partners. Produce pixel-perfect data visualizations that are easy to understand and act on – and use our ad hoc reporting tools to offer immediate answers to new and evolving business questions via the Web, your desktop, or a mobile device.

SAP BusinessObjects Analysis for Microsoft Office | SAP Crystal Reports | SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence


BI Strategy



What is a BI Strategy?

A BI Strategy provides the goals, objectives and roadmap to meet the needs of the business and directs the ongoing evolution of a BI program. It is best developed through cross-functional team  collaboration. A comprehensive BI Strategy considers:
  • Company objectives
  • Business needs and benefits
  • Technology and organizational roles

Why Develop a BI Strategy?  

A BI strategy ensures alignment across your organization and justifies ongoing investment in BI programs resulting in:
  • Increased user satisfaction
  • Consistent and predictable BI solutions
  • Higher return on investment

Plan your BI strategy

This assessment can help you discover and prioritize business challenges across your organization. Use it as a foundation for getting started.

Need More Help with Your BI Strategy?

SAP offers facilitated BI strategy workshops. If you’re interested, submit a workshop request below or contact your Account Executive directly for more information.  

SAP acquires Roambi

SAP enhances cloud analytics with SAP BusinessObjects Roambi to help bring mobile access to analytics to everyone. Easy-to-use analytics solutions independent of IT or line-of-business needs offer secure cloud data visualization and publishing.

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Try Roambi for free today

Discover how SAP BusinessObjects Roambi transforms your data into rich, interactive experiences, delivering information in a highly consumable format on the go. Publish and share your own visualizations or explore sample visualizations.

Can your BI organization compete?

Organizations report 46% higher revenue growth when they recognize BI as a key asset through all business improvement initiatives 1-5 years ahead.* How does your company compare? 


Who says SAP is a leader in Business Intelligence?

Many industry analysts name SAP as one of the leaders in the BI market. Read these research reports from Forrester Research, Nucleus Research, Dresner Advisory, and Barc to discover why SAP consistently ranks among their top choices. 

Reimagine the way you do business with SAP Digital Business Services

The digital economy is having a profound impact on SAP customers and requires a new level of orchestration to evolve your business, unleash full business value, and ensure business continuity. SAP Digital Business Services brings business and IT together to help you reimagine your business using our digital business framework.

Based on over 40 years of experience working with the world’s most progressive organizations and a robust partner ecosystem, SAP Digital Business Services can guide you on the path to innovation and digital transformation, while securing critical business processes.


Evolve your business by breaking new ground with a trusted adviser who knows you best

Unleash the full business value of your SAP investment and define a clear digital road map to adoption

Ensure business continuity with active guidance, while migrating to next-generation technology 


BI and planning: better together

According to new BARC research, companies that use integrated software for business intelligence (BI) and planning experience far fewer problems than companies that use separate tools. Find out why – in this report.

SAP a top vendor for mobile BI

Read why SAP is ranked as a top vendor in the Mobile Computing and Mobile Business Intelligence Market Study by Dresner Advisory Services.  This report includes the mobile rating for 24 business intelligence vendors.

Take the fast lane with rapid deployment

Using the prebuilt analytic content provided with rapid-deployment solutions, you can get a jumpstart on your BI implementations and empower your business to make the right strategic decisions.


On-premise BI Solutions: Statement of Direction

We’ve reimagined our analytics solutions for the digital enterprise so
that you can provide powerful, role-specific analytics for everyone
across the extended enterprise.
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