Getting personalized analytics to the right people, at the right time, in the right format

APOS Publisher for SAP S/4HANA automates processes for broadcasting personalized SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics data to end users. Dynamic, security driven processes with strict filters provide SAP Analytics broadcasting capabilities and help administrators ensure users receive only the data to which they are entitled.


Unified Data Connectivity

Personalized S/4HANA Data

Simplifying user experience with offline consumption of the filtered and personalized S/4HANA data they need

Universal Semantic Layer

Targeted Distribution

Dynamic, data-driven process provides customized S/4HANA analytics exclusively to the people who need it, when they need it

Governed Data Connectivity

Strategic Timing

Tailored S/4HANA reports broadcast at strategic times for maximum impact on decision making and job execution

Universal Semantic Layer

Tailored Format

Consumers receive the S/4HANA information they need in the convenient and specific format they require for immediate use, removing connection barriers

Governed Data Connectivity

Reduced IT Burden

Low maintenance, automated S/4HANA data-driven process can meet rapidly changing information process needs without burdening users or IT resources

Self-Service Data Modelling

Dynamic Flexibility

Handle unique and changing scenarios, control and change filtering and broadcast by controlling the S/4HANA data which drives the process

Precision Drilling

Our SAP Analytics Cloud deployment focused on the reports that needed to be in place on our Go-Live date. We used SAC to populate dashboards with drill-down capabilities for execution and middle management, but we needed to find a way to get this information out reliably to our field superintendents. APOS Publisher for Cloud easily filled this gap in our requirements.

Chris James, Senior Manager, Application Technology, Precision Drilling

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IT Processing Features

Personalize Broadcast

Personalize data sets broadcast with S/4HANA data-driven processes. For example, broadcast personalized reports to doctors, nurses and administrators to provide timely, critical information. Send ready-to-use, scheduled information updates to oil rig or other remote and low-bandwidth users.

Simplify Administration

Liberate IT from labor-intensive processes.

Create a Flexible Messaging Environment Driven by S/4HANA Data

Attain far greater flexibility than you can with simple scheduling.

Broadcast Reports with Multiple Filters

Use the same page within an S/4HANA report multiple times with different filters to personalize content for users and groups.

Automate Secure Information Delivery

Dynamic, data-driven processes allow you to automate the secure delivery of messages.

Automate Changes through Data

Adjust broadcasting automatically when the S/4HANA data driving the broadcast processes changes.

End User Features

Simplify the User Experience

Remove barriers to connection, and liberate users from the need for analytics expertise.

Deliver Timely S/4HANA Information

Deliver timely information through automated broadcasting processes.

Broadcast Conditionally

Enable conditional broadcasting based on KPIs and pre-defined thresholds in S/4HANA.

Improve User Convenience

Enable offline consumption of S/4HANA information.

Collate Stories

Broadcast pages from multiple reports as a single document.

Formatting Features

Use Multiple Formats & Destinations

Provide S/4HANA datasets to users in the format and to the location that is most useful to them. For example, send Excel spreadsheets to users who need to further analyze data. Send PDFs via email to external partners having no access to your S/4HANA Analytics platform.

Formats include:

  • PDF
  • Excel
  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Rich Text (RTF)
  • Image in email

Destinations Include:

  • Email
  • Secure FTP (FTPS)
  • File location

Personalize PowerPoint Broadcasting

Use custom templates for broadcasting PowerPoint presentations.

Customize HTML Email Broadcasting

Gain full control of email message formatting, including dynamically generated links.

Embed Images in Email

Embed images of pages from your story into the body of email messages.

Extract Data to Excel

Enable downloading large tables/grids to Excel.

Precision Drilling

The seamless integration of APOS Publisher for Cloud with SAP Analytics Cloud has made it very simple to use, and our sales team members now receive regular reports of their metrics and KPIs without anybody having to lift a finger. An excellent set and forget solution that requires almost no maintenance.

Nathan Thomas, Project Manager/Business Analyst, Vonex

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Why Broadcasting is Important

APOS Publisher for SAP S/4HANA broadcasting uses automated, dynamic, S/4HANA data-driven processes to push personalized SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics content out to the appropriate people at the appropriate time in appropriate formats and to appropriate destinations. Broadcasting ensures that your people get the timely information they need (and only the information they need) to excel in their work. Broadcasting enables scenarios in which personalized analytics information can be consumed offline in the formats most useful to the recipients. Broadcasting removes barriers to connection and simplifies the user experience: users do not need power-user expertise in analytics to get the information they need when they need it.

Broadcasting is low maintenance, because it is data-driven. You can "set it and forget it," because as the data driving the processes changes, the broadcasting process adjusts automatically. Broadcasting accomplishes far more than scheduling by serving personalized tranches of information. Scheduling pushes information to a static list of users, and scheduling changes are labor- and time-intensive. Achieving Broadcasting's dynamic flexibility would be prohibitively labor- and time-intensive if attempted with scheduling.

APOS Publisher for SAP S/4HANA broadcasting is doubly liberating: it relieves IT of labor-intensive processes, and it relieves users of the need to search for information – information comes to them.



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