Bring your data to life with SAP BusinessObjects Lumira – data visualisation software that makes it easy to create beautiful and interactive maps, charts, and infographics. Import data from Excel and many other sources, perform visual BI analysis using intuitive dashboards, and securely share insights and data stories with your team.
In the following Usecase will show up how we have provided a solution to one of our customers in Retail Industry
1.1 USECASE DESCRIPTION
The Retail Analysis usecase shows how a Sales VP in retail industry gains insight into the business with SAP Lumira with a few flicks. Through simple keyword search, navigation and visualization, Sales VP becomes very comfortable to answer business questions that pop into head anywhere and anytime. All sales performance information is at fingertips, which provides data in different perspectives like sales channel, country, brand and product.
1.2 BUSINESS PAIN POINTS
Sales VP needs to answer many sales performance related questions in different occasions. However, it always takes time and efforts to find the answers in different reports and tools. Some example questions are listed below:
- How is our Internet sales performance compared to traditional store seller?
- Which country has the best outcome from internet sales strategy?
- Which brand brings most profit in fiscal year 2011?
- How is the gross sales compared to sales forecast in fiscal year 2011 for a specific product, e.g. shoes?
1.3 RISE SOLUTION
Through SAP BO Lumira we have provided the Solution Dashboard for above Pain Points of Retail Industry.
1.4 KEY MESSAGES AND VALUE PROPOSITION
For effective decision making, Sales VP requires quick, easy answers to off-the-cuff questions and a better understanding of retail business, without extensive training and dependence on IT. Even more important, Sales VP needs fast access to relevant, decision-quality information anywhere inside and outside the enterprise. With immediate insights into vast amounts of data, Sales VP can explore business at the speed of thought – and improve the ability to make sound, timely decisions.
1.5 STORY FLOW SUMMARY
As a starting point, Sales VP can easily launch SAP Lumira without any training and dependence on IT. After creating a new file using Universe – “RetailAnalysis.unx”, sales performance related data is displayed and ready to be explored. By using the navigation and visualization with a few flicks, the example business questions can be answered quickly and intuitively.