SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 05 BOBJ

SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 05  is due to be released at the end of 2o17.

SAP BusinessObjects BI (also known as BO or BOBJ) is a suite of front-end applications that allow business users to view, sort and analyze business intelligence data. The suite includes the following key applications:

  • Crystal Reports — Enables users to design and generate reports
  • Xcelsius/Dashboards — Allows users to create interactive dashboards that contain charts and graphs for visualising data
  • Web Intelligence — Provides a self-service environment for creating ad hoc queries and analysis of data both online and offline
  • Explorer — Allows users to search through BI data sources using a GUI interface. Users do not have to create queries to search the data and results are shown with a chart that indicates the best information match.

This version is expected to offer a number of innovations to users and the key focus of this release is around

  • Enterprise – scalability, multiple users
  • Agility
  • Smart pillar – not just look at preformatted reports, integrating with simple predictive capabilities
  • Big data – HANA Vora
  • Cloud – investing in “all in data” in the cloud
  • Hana integration with Hadoop

SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 05

SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 05

SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4 Release date

The next version of SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4 Release was released in June 2017 and contains the following Business Intelligence features.

SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4

Business Objects versions

  • SAP Business Objects  Business Intelligence 4.2 Service Pack 04 (Released May 2017 ) – release includes
    •  Virus Scan Integration
    •  openSSL updates
    • X.509 Authentication
    • Security Updates 
    • Rest Web Services
    • Fiori Styled BI Launchpad
    • NetWeaver Enterprise Portal
    • HANA SAML Test Connection
    • User Account Status 
    • Document Instances
    • Inbox Limit number of documents
    • CMS DB Drive 
    • Server Group Exclusivity
    • Search Enhancements
    • Promotion Management
    •  Upgrade Management
    • Installer

SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4

This version is expected to offer a number of innovations to users and the key focus of this release is around

  • Enterprise – scalability, multiple users
  • Agility
  • Smart pillar – not just look at preformatted reports, integrating with simple predictive capabilities
  • Big data – HANA Vora
  • Cloud – investing in “all in data” in the cloud

SAP Business Objects BI 4.2 SP4 has received an alternative viewing  interface in 4.2 SP4. The interface is HTML 5 based and will be optimized for use with touchscreen, tables and even large display smartphones – this will enable SAP BO for the growing trend towards Mobile BI Tools.