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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
Log in and manage a user profile (2018.12.6)2:22
Customize the Home screen (2018.12.1)2:24
Collaborate using discussions (2018.12.1)3:33
Manage files (2018.5.1)2:41
Manage calendar tasks and processes (2018.17.2)5:54



 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
Schedule jobs to import data into models (2018.15.2)4:02
Manage model currency settings (2018.16.3) 4:46
Create and edit currency conversion tables (2018.16.3)5:03
Work with preconverted actuals data (2018.16.3)3:27
Import master data into public dimensions (2018.12.1)2:18
Index models based on live data for Search to Insight (2018.19.2)1:39
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
Create level-based hierarchies (2018.12.1) 
Create and use formulas and variables (2018.6.2)3:26
Create and work with required dimensions (2018.19.2)3:07
UPDATED    Create inverse formulas to allow planning on formula cells in tables (2018.20.1)2:40
UPDATED    Apply aggregation settings in models (2018.20.1)3:00
Create points of interest (2018.7.2)3:39
Set conditional formatting thresholds in models (2018.7.2)2:05
Create live data connections to SAP HANA (2018.14.1) 3:43
Create live data connections to SAP S/4HANA (2018.15.2)3:12
Create live data connections to SAP BW (2018.14.1)2:47
Create live data connections to SAP universes (2018.15.2) 3:13
UPDATED    Change the data source for models based on live data connections (2018.20.1)1:40
UPDATED    Create connections to Fieldglass (2018.21.2)2:04
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
Connect to and create models from SAP BPC (2018.14.1)6:56
Create connections to SAP BW (2018.15.2)3:27
Create connections to SAP ERP (2018.15.2)2:50
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
UPDATED     Create connections using OData services (2018.21.2)4:07
NEW    Create connections to SAP Cloud for Customer (2018.21.2)3:19
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 (2018.19.2)2:42
Apply model privacy (2018.19.2)1:48
Apply data locking (2018.11.3)4:30
Export models as CSV files (2018.18.2)4:09



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 for data sources without measures (2018.18.2)    1:07
Add missing rates to a currency conversion table (2017.6.0)    1:20
Publish models from data imported directly into stories (2018.7.2) 2:35
Search to insight (2018.11.3)2:26
UPDATED    Use Smart Discovery (2018.21.2)4:15
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

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
Create restricted measures (2018.12.1) 2:13
Create difference from calculations (2018.12.1) 2:54
Create aggregations (2018.12.1)2:32
Create calculated dimensions (2018.18.2) 2:06
Create measure-based dimensions (2018.19.2)2:06
Add currency conversion cross calculations to tables (2018.19.2)3:53
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
Add reference lines to charts (2018.15.2)3:03
Add variance to charts (2018.15.2)2:50
Set up linked analysis (2018.16.3)2:51
Examine the data behind charts (2018.16.3)0:51
Add dynamic time calculations to charts (2018.16.3)1:03

Normalize trend time series charts (2018.16.3)

Set up waterfall charts (2018.16.3)2:41
Set chart axis ranges (2018.18.2)1:31
Align the axes of different charts (2018.18.2)1:15
Apply chart scaling (2018.18.2)1:11
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 feature layers to geo maps (2018.17.2) 0:56
Add flow layers to geo maps (2018.17.2)1:37
Apply story filters (2018.14.1)3:27
Apply filters to charts (2018.14.1)4:45
Apply filters to tables (2018.14.1)3:10
Apply filters to geo maps (2018.14.1)2:49
Apply filters to pages using input controls (2018.15.1)4:18
Create measure or dimension input controls (2018.15.1)1:07
Apply advanced filters (2018.15.1)3:48
Apply dynamic time range filters (2018.15.1)1:41
Apply page layouts (2018.19.2)3:18
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 (2018.19.2)2:16
UPDATED    Add images, shapes, and text (2018.20.1)3:24
Add dynamic text (2018.18.2)1:53
UPDATED    Set up hyperlinks (2018.20.1)1:39
UPDATED    Add clocks, RSS feeds, and embedded web pages (2018.20.1)1:37
UPDATED    Add currency and operator symbols to text (2018.22.2) 0:45
UPDATED    Add comments (2018.22.2)2.22
UPDATED    Share stories (2018.22.2)2:09
Save stories as PDFs (2018.12.6)1:42
UPDATED    Save stories as templates (2018.22.2) 1:57
UPDATED    Export data for charts and tables to CSV (2018.22.2)1:44
UPDATED    Pin data points in charts (2018.22.2)1:22

SAP Digital Boardroom


Create Digital Boardroom agendas (2018.9.5) 5:05
Create Digital Boardroom dashboards (2018.9.5) 6:18
Apply styling to agendas and dashboards (2018.9.5)4:49
Present agendas and dashboards (2018.9.5)5:44
Set up topic filters (2018.15.2)2:13
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
Create value driver trees (2018.9.5)8:09
Add value driver trees to stories (2018.9.5)2:42
Add new dimension members in tables (2018.9.5)1:28
Create data action processes (2018.12.1)  4:12
Add data action triggers to stories (2018.12.6)1:58
Create predictive forecasts for planning data (2018.18.2)1:07
Copy and paste values in tables (2018.18.2)4:02
Add comments in tables based on planning models (2018.19.2)3:19
Enter values in tables using Mass Data Entry mode (2018.18.2)




Create and manage users (2018.12.6)2:29
Create and manage roles (2018.12.6)3:48
Create and manage teams (2018.12.6)1:24
Assign a system owner (2018.12.6)1:09
UPDATED    Monitor user activity, data changes, and system usage (2018.22.2)3:19
UPDATED    Export and import content for deployment (2018.22.2)5:09
Get sample and business content (2018.9.5)2:33

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