SAP Named a Strong Performer in Natural Language Generation for Analytics by Independent Research Firm

WALLDORF SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced it has been named as a Strong Performer in “The Forrester New Wave™: Natural Language Generation For Analytics, Q4 2018.”* Among the criteria evaluated, SAP received a “differentiated” rating for analytics, number of industry verticals and business domains, and product road map.

“Analytics are the window into an intelligent enterprise, providing the foundation for fast and insightful action to deliver value across the business,” said Gerrit Kazmaier, senior vice president, SAP Analytics and Database and Data Management. “Recent innovations from SAP address the market’s need to make analytics easy with smart insights. By combining machine learning and natural language query (NLQ) technology, SAP helps augment human intelligence, leading to faster, more accurate results and greater business agility.”

The SAP Analytics Cloud solution uses conversational AI and natural language technology to answer business questions automatically. As easily as using a search engine, users can ask about sales revenues, employee performance and drill-downs into specific regions, time and more. Representing a new era in business intelligence, these capabilities complement a set of augmented analytics functionalities that automatically analyze aspects of business to uncover key influencers and unexpected results. Machine learning technology helps simulate the impact of strategic changes on business outcomes so users can gain valuable insights in less time, without a degree in data science.

SAP Analytics Cloud is a single solution for business intelligence and organizational planning, enhanced with the power of predictive analytics and machine learning technology. From financial planning to sales and marketing, SAP Analytics Cloud helps businesses make end-to-end decisions with confidence. SAP Analytics Cloud is available for trial and purchase.

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*“The Forrester New Wave™: Natural Language Generation For Analytics, Q4 2018,” by Boris Evelson, with Srividya Sridharan, Eric G. Brown, and Robert Perdon, November 28, 2018.
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