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SAP Lumira - November 2014 Edition

November 2014


Monthly SAP Lumira

Community Newsletter


Calling All Developers

Are you an expert "DataGeek"? We're inviting the best of the best to join this year's DataGeek Challenge to create the most compelling custom visual extensions using SAP Lumira software. Read more about our prizes and how to join.

SAP Lumira, standard edition
Highlights of the new release include:

  • Nine language versions
  • Desktop, server, or cloud-based deployment
  • Dynamic toolbar icons
  • Support for more number formats
  • Conditional formatting
  • Ability to jump to a page within a story
  • Links to text, pictograms, pictures, and shapes
  • Dynamic updating of infographics according to the latest data

For more information and full details on the latest version of SAP Lumira, read here.


  • Tell Your Data Story with Infographics
    How do you convey information based on huge amounts of data to your audience? Infographics are visualizations that improve user understanding by condensing large amounts of information into a format that is compelling for the reader. In this video, learn how you can use SAP Lumira to create infographics without graphic designer skills or complex software.
  • Gain an Overview of Infographics
    This overview of infographics guides you through the process of visualizing and publishing your data once you have acquired and prepared it in SAP Lumira.
  • Create Infographics
    Focusing on the "compose room", this tutorial takes you through the process of creating an infographic. See examples of how you can create visually stunning and creative infographics in SAP Lumira
  • Filter Through the Noise of Big Data
    Studies show that we are more likely to trust images than text. With endless waves of data in our digital landscape, it is important to have the skills to distinguish between truthful insights and misrepresentations. Learn the three steps you can take to become better informed.
  • View Storyboards from SAP Lumira in the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence suite
    Why do you need to use the SAP HANA platform to share a storyboard from SAP Lumira with another user of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence? Dig deeper into the details here


DataGeek III: Thrones of Data
The DataGeek Challenge returns this year with a new world of fantastical insights. This challenge is a movement by the data community to discover and tell the most compelling stories using data and SAP Lumira. While the Lord of Dark Data has been defeated, a new threat has since emerged with even greater consequences.
Join as a beginner, advanced, or expert DataGeek and use SAP Lumira to defeat the Dark Data Walkers in DataGeek III: Thrones of Data!
Each entry will receive a limited edition DataGeek t-shirt (while supplies last).
Top Four DataGeek Submissions
The top four submissions this year are as follows:

2014 Kantar Information is Beautiful Award Short List
The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards celebrate excellence and beauty in data visualizations, infographics, and information art.
An Example: America's Best Burrito by FiveThirtyEight
We analyzed data on 67,391 restaurants to find the 64 top burritos in America. Then we went on the road to taste them all. Find out which one is the best.


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