Augmented analytics is defined by Wikipedia as an approach to analytics that employs the use of machine learning and natural language processing to automate analysis processes typically done by data scientists. Smart Assist is a collective group of features that enable augmented analytics to occur in SAP Analytics Cloud. The Smart Assist portfolio enables features across multiple aspects of data analysis, story creation, conversational analytics, and statistical methods. This article will explore each of these features in detail.
After reading this article you will be able to:
- Define augmented analytics and its role in data analytics;
- Describe each of the features available in the Smart Assist portfolio and how each feature can assist the end user in adding business value; and
- Understand how the Smart Assist portfolio aligns with SAP’s forward-looking and cloud-first strategy.