Getting Started With SAP Lumira

Course:  LUM01
Duration:  3 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

In this course, students will learn to use SAP Lumira to translate facts and insights into visualizations that explain business concepts and strategies. Students will how to access and query data sources, create new objects, export and publish data.

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Topics Covered In This Course

What is SAP Lumira?

Accessing Lumira

  • The Lumira User Interface
  • Setting Preferences
  • Online Help

Acquiring Data

  • Overview
  • Acquiring Excel Data
  • Acquiring Text Files
  • Acquiring Windows Clipboard Data
  • Acquiring Data with SQL
    • Relational Databases
    • Salesforce
    • Acquiring Data from SAP Business Objects BI Universes
    • Acquiring Data from Hadoop
    • Editing and Refreshing Datasets
      • Editing Data Source Connection Parameters
      • Editing Dataset Parameters
      • Refreshing Datasets

      Preparing Data

      • The Prepare Room Interface
      • Data Editing and Cleansing Actions
      • Filtering and Sorting Data
      • Defining Hierarchies
      • Defining Calculated Objects
      • Using Multiple Datasets

      Data Visualization Concepts

      • Introduction
      • Crafting Your Message
      • Types of Charts
      • Selecting the Appropriate Type of Visualization

      Visualizing Data

      • The Visualize Room Interface
      • Specifying the Chart Type
      • Creating Charts in the Chart Canvas
      • Creating Charts in the Chart Builder
      • Using predefined charts
      • Multi-Dimensional Charts
      • Chart Options and Appearance
      • Sorting Chart Data
      • Filtering Chart Data
      • Managing Visualizations

      Advanced Data Visualization Techniques

      • Using the Measures and Dimensions Pane
      • Excluding / Including Data
      • Filtering By Rank
      • Reference Lines
      • Conditional Formatting
      • Using Hierarchical Data
      • Using Calculations in the Visualize Room
      • Analyzing Data in Crosstabs
      • Analyzing Data in Geographic Charts
      • Linking Datasets
      • Forecasting

      Composing Stories

      • The Compose Room Interface
      • Getting Started With Stories
        • Creating a Story
        • Adding Components
        • Formatting a Story Page
        • Formatting a Visualization
        • Adding Hyperlinks
        • Adding Dynamic Text
        • Showing the Latest Data in a Story Page
        • Previewing Stories
        • Exploring a Visualization
        • Filtering Data
          • Using the Filer Dialog
          • Adding input Controls
          • Using Crosstabs in Stories
          • Exporting Story Data
          • Sharing Stories
          • Visualizing Data
What You Can Expect

Upon completion of the class, students will be able to:

  • Connect and prepare data with multiple data sources such as Excel, relational databases, Salesforce, BW, Universe, SAP HANA, and more.
  • Create interactive charts, maps, and stories.
  • Deliver insights with agile, intuitive data visualizations.
  • Explore the capabilities for data-discovery and predictions.
  • Securely and easily share stories with other users.
Who Should Take This Course

Anyone wanting to improve their skills in preparing, visualizing, composing, and sharing data using SAP Lumira.

Recommended Prerequisites

Prior experience with Excel would be helpful, but not required.

Training Style

The class includes instructor-led, hands-on exercises in creating visualizations and dashboards. The demo data is specifically designed to provide exposure to a range of realistic scenarios.

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Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.

You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.

Schedule For This Course
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