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The following tutorials have been developed to help you get started using SAP Analytics Cloud (formerly SAP BusinessObjects Cloud) and SAP Digital Boardroom. New content is added as soon as it becomes available, so check back on a regular basis. These videos include optional text captions that can be translated into a number of languages. Watch here to learn how.

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Getting Started


Introduction to SAP Analytics Cloud3:22
NEW    Log in and manage a user profile (2018.12.6)2:22
UPDATED    Customize the Home screen (2018.12.1)2:24
UPDATED    Collaborate using discussions (2018.12.1)3:33
Manage files (2018.5.1)2:41
Manage events and tasks (2016.22.0)6:46



UPDATED    Work with stories in the mobile app (2.23.0)3:47

Models and Connections


Create planning models based on blank models (2018.5.1)6:22
Add dimensions to models based on imported data (2018.5.1)3:38
Set preferences for models (2018.5.1)2:32
Import data into planning or analytic models (2018.5.1)


Create analytic models by importing from files (2018.5.1)5:35
UPDATED    Schedule jobs to import data into models (2018.15.2) 4:02
Manage model currency settings and currency conversion tables (2017.1.0)4:02
Import preconverted actuals currency values into a model (2017.1.0)2:12
UPDATED    Import master data into public dimensions (2018.12.1)2:18
Resolve data quality issues (2018.5.1)4:23
Enrich time dimensions (2018.5.1)1:13
Enrich geographic dimensions (2018.5.1)1:56
Enrich dimensions using attributes (2018.5.1)2:12
Create parent-child hierarchies (2018.5.1)2:18
NEW    Create level-based hierarchies (2018.12.1) 
Create and use formulas and variables (2018.6.2)3:26
Create and work with required dimensions (2017.1.0)2:20
Use inverse formulas to enable planning on formula cells in tables (2017.24.4)4:18
Apply aggregation and exception aggregation settings in models (2017.1.1)3:52
Create points of interest (2018.7.2)3:39
Set conditional formatting thresholds in models (2018.7.2)2:05
UPDATED     Create live data connections to SAP HANA (2018.14.1) 3:43
NEW     Create live data connections to SAP S/4HANA (2018.15.2) 3:12
NEW     Create live data connections to SAP BW (2018.14.1) 2:47
UPDATED    Create live data connections to SAP universes (2018.15.2) 3:13
Change the data source for a model based on a live data connection (2017.8.2)1:23
Create a connection and import a model from Fieldglass (2017.5.0) 2:05
Create a connection and import a model from Google BigQuery (2017.7.0)2:53
Create a connection and import a model from a file server (2016.19.0)2:59
UPDATED    Connect to and create models from SAP BPC (2018.14.1)6:56
UPDATED    Create connections to SAP BW (2018.15.2)3:27
UPDATED    Create connections to SAP ERP (2018.15.2)2:50
UPDATED    Create connections to SAP universes (2018.15.2)2:49
Create a connection and import a model from a SQL database (2017.9.3)3:23
Create a connection and import a model from Concur (2017.13.1)2:55
Create a model based on data from Google Drive (2017.15.3) 1:20
Create a connection and import a model using OData services (2016.22.0)3:27
Create a connection and import a model from Salesforce (2016.18.1)3:12
Create a connection and import a model from SuccessFactors (2017.16.1) 2:31
Create a connection and import a model from SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics (2017.21.2)  2:33

Share a connection with other users (2018.1.9)

Apply model security (2017.23.1)4:08
NEW    Apply data locking (2018.11.3)4:30
Export a model as a CSV file (2016.22.0)3:00



UPDATED    Work with stories (2018.12.6)4:30
Create stories (2018.7.2)1:57
Import data into stories (2018.7.2)4:53
Explore data (2018.7.2) 3:25
Build stories automatically (2018.7.2)1:05
Link models based on shared dimensions (2018.7.2)3:40
Create a measure in a story for a data source without measures (2017.5.0)   1:55
Add missing rates to a currency conversion table (2017.6.0)    1:20
Create a page that is responsive to a viewer's screen size (2017.8.2)2:07
Publish models from data imported directly into stories (2018.7.2) 2:35
NEW    Search to insight (2018.11.3)2:26
Use Smart Discovery (2018.7.2)3:32
Use Smart Insights (2018.7.2) 1:40
Create R visualizations (2018.8.2) 4:24
Add predictive forecasts to charts (2018.8.2)3:46
Create a predictive time-series forecast for planning data (2017.15.3)2:34

Apply Smart Grouping to a bubble or scatterplot chart (2017.15.3)

Set conditional formatting thresholds in stories (2018.8.2)5:32
Create calculated measures (2018.8.2) 3:26
UPDATED    Create restricted measures (2018.12.1) 2:13
UPDATED    Create difference from calculations (2018.12.1) 2:54
UPDATED    Create aggregations (2018.12.1)2:32
Create a calculated dimension in a story (2018.1.7) 4:29
Create a measure-based calculated dimension (2018.2.2) 2:35
Create a currency conversion cross calculation in a table (2018.1.9)2:12
Work with forecast and rolling forecast cross calculations (2018.3.4)3:14
Create dynamic forecasts using cross calculations and input controls (2018.4.1)4:47
Create charts (2018.7.2) 4:29
UPDATED    Add reference lines to charts (2018.15.2)3:03
UPDATED    Add variance to charts (2018.15.2)2:50
UPDATED    Set up linked analysis (2018.16.3)2:51
UPDATED    Examine the data behind charts (2018.16.3)0:51
Set chart axis ranges (2016.25.0)1:36
Apply axis breaks on charts (2016.17.0)1:05
Align the axes of different charts (2017.10.1)1:22
Apply chart scaling in a story (2016.17.0)0:57
Add a dynamic time calculation to a chart (2017.5.0)1:15

Normalize a trend time series chart in a story (2017.6.0)

Work with waterfall charts (2018.3.4)3:36
Add a trellis effect to charts (2018.4.1)1:06
Create tables and grid pages (2018.7.2) 5:34
Create geo maps (2018.7.2)4:19
Add point of interest layers to geo maps (2018.7.2) 2:19
Add a feature layer to a geo map in a story (2017.1.1) 0:41
Create a flow layer in a geo map (2016.16.1)4:00
UPDATED    Apply story filters (2018.14.1)3:27
UPDATED    Apply filters to charts (2018.14.1)4:45
UPDATED    Apply filters to tables (2018.14.1)3:10
UPDATED    Apply filters to geo maps (2018.14.1)2:49
UPDATED    Apply filters to pages using input controls (2018.15.1)4:18
UPDATED    Create measure or dimension input controls (2018.15.1)1:07
NEW     Apply advanced filters (2018.15.1)3:48
NEW     Apply dynamic time range filters (2018.15.1)1:41
Apply a layout to a story (2017.17.1)3:15
Create a custom color palette in a story (2017.17.1)2:47
Apply formatting to objects in a story using Styling mode (2017.17.1)7:16
Apply styling to tables using patterns and formatting rules (2017.18.2) 6:32
Organize pages in a story (2017.18.2)2:37
Copy stories, pages, and objects (2017.18.2)2:48
Set up story-level styling preferences (2016.20.1)2:17
Add images, shapes, and text to a story (2016.16.1)2:31
Add dynamic text to a story (2016.16.1)1:34
Create a hyperlink in a story (2016.16.1)1:57
Add an embedded web page to a story (2016.25.0)0:59
Add currency and operator symbols to text in stories (2017.5.0) 0:53
Add comments to a story (2016.25.0)2.02
Share a story with other users (2017.14.3)3:40
UPDATED    Save stories as PDFs (2018.12.6)1:42
Save a story as a template (2017.1.0) 1:53
Export the data for a chart or table to a CSV file (2017.6.0) 1:23
Pin and comment on a data point in a story (2016.25.0)1:34

SAP Digital Boardroom


UPDATED    Create Digital Boardroom agendas (2018.9.5) 5:05
UPDATED    Create Digital Boardroom dashboards (2018.9.5) 6:18
UPDATED    Apply styling to agendas and dashboards (2018.9.5)4:49
UPDATED    Present agendas and dashboards (2018.9.5)5:44
NEW    Set up topic filters (2018.15.2)2:13
NEW    Set up cross-topic filters (2018.15.2)2:12



Create and manage versions and categories (2018.8.2) 5:19
Create and execute allocations (2018.8.2)6:44
Spread values in tables (2018.7.2)5:26
Distribute values in tables (2018.8.2)1:58
Assign values in tables (2018.8.2) 2:11
Create input tasks (2018.7.2)5:12
UPDATED     Create value driver trees (2018.9.5)8:09
NEW     Add value driver trees to stories (2018.9.5)2:42
NEW     Add new dimension members in tables (2018.9.5)1:28
NEW     Create data action processes (2018.12.1)  4:12
NEW     Add data action triggers to stories (2018.12.6) 1:58
Copy and paste values in tables (2017.19.3)4:27
Plan using converted currencies (2016.25.0)4:31
Add comments to cells in tables based on planning models (2017.21.2)2:13
Enter values in tables using Mass Data Entry mode (2018.1.7)




UPDATED    Create and manage users (2018.12.6)2:29
UPDATED    Create and manage roles (2018.12.6)3:48
UPDATED    Create and manage teams (2018.12.6)1:24
UPDATED    Assign a system owner (2018.12.6)1:09
Monitor user activity, data changes, and system usage (2016.18.1)3:18
Export and import objects for deployment (2016.18.1)4:34
UPDATED    Get sample and business content (2018.9.5)2:33

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