Business Objects (BO) Version 4.0

Business Objects (BO) Version 4.0


SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence (BI) solutions provide comprehensive business intelligence functionality that can empower your users to make effective, informed decisions based on solid data and analysis. All users, from the high-end analyst to the casual business user, have access to the information they need -with minimal dependence on IT resources and developers.

With these powerful solutions, users throughout your enterprise can access, format, analyze, navigate, and share information across the organization. SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions enable the following:

  • Advanced analytics
  • Dashboards and visualization
  • Information infrastructure
  • Query, reporting, and analysis
  • Reporting
  • Search and navigation

Course Contents Information Design Tool(IDT) 4.1

Introduction to IDT Creating Projects Create a connection to a relational database Create a data foundation based on a single source relational database Create a business layer based on a single relational data source Publish a new universe file based on a single data source Retrieve a universe from a repository location Publish a universe to a local folder Retrieve a universe from a local folder Open a local project Delete a local project Convert a repository universe from a UNV to a UNX Convert a local universe from a UNV to a UNX Creating Data Foundations  Overview of OLAP Connections  Overview of SAP BW Connections  Overview of a Query on an OLAP Universe Creating Business Layers Publishing Business Layers on CMS Query Panel in Business Layer Consistency Checks

Introduction to Web Intelligence Reporting

Introduction to Business Objects (Reporter) Module (Part 1) What’s New in Web Intelligence Introduction to Java Launch Pad Launching Web Intelligence Setting Web Intelligence Preferences Navigate the Web Intelligence Interface Creating Documents with Queries Components of a Universe Create a query using a universe as the data source Modify a document’s query Changing Data Sources Work with query properties Exploring the Query Panel toolbar Exploring the Result Objects Pane Exploring the Query Filters Pane Viewing the Query Script Create a query using a BEx query and an Analysis View Restricting Data with Query Filters Components of a Query Filter Adding a Predefined Query Filter Creating a Single-Value Query Filter Creating a Prompted Query Filter Setting Prompt Properties Creating Complex Query Filters Prioritizing Operators and Grouping Filters Creating a Subquery

Continuation to Web Intelligence Module (Part II)

Designing Web Intelligence Documents Components of a Web Intelligence Document Customize Document Preferences Displaying Data in Tables Displaying Data in Charts Displaying Data in Free-Standing Cells Inserting Free-Standing Cells Organizing Document Data Grouping and Calculating Data Applying Breaks to Group Data Calculating Data Applying Sorts to Data Editing Break Properties Adding Sections to a Report Filtering Report Data Applying Report Filters Selecting a Report Filter Filtering Data with Input Controls organizing Data Ranking Data to See Top or Bottom Values Folding and Unfolding Report Data Hiding and Unhiding Report Data Copying Data Blocks Highlighting Data Tracking Data Changes Highlighting Data with Formatting Rules Applying Multiple Conditions to Formatting Rules

Continuation to Web Intelligence Module (Part III)

Formatting Documents Viewing Reports in Different Modes Modifying Report Properties Formatting Tables, Cells, and Sections Formatting Cross Tables Formatting Charts Calculating Data with Formulas and Variables Creating Formulas and Variables Adding Formulas to a Document Creating Variables in a Document Creating a Formula from a Prompt Response Creating a Variable to Calculate Data Creating a Variable Using Document Functions Modifying Data with Character and Date String Functions Using Character String Functions Using Date Functions Calculating Data with Conditional Logic Grouping Data Values with the If() Function Synchronizing Data from Multiple Data Providers Working with Multiple Data Providers Projecting Data from a Single Query in Multiple Blocks Projecting Data from Multiple Queries Using a Single Universe Projecting Data Using Multiple Universes Synchronizing Data with Merged Dimensions Merging Dimensions to Link Two Data Sources Analyzing Data in Drill Mode Setting General Drill Options Setting the Scope of Analysis Drilling in a Document Drilling in a Data Hierarchy Drilling in Charts Demo of Rich Client & Webi intelligence with Features Highlighted

SAP Business Objects Dashboards 4.1

Xcelsius Dashboard Overview Creating Dashboards using Query As A Web Service (QAAWS) and Live Office Create Drill Down dashboard reports What’s new in SAP Business Objects Dashboards 4.1 Creating a Visualization Producing interactive visualizations Getting around in Xcelsius Working with your Excel workbook Visualizing data with charts Using Xcelsius Components Formatting a Visualization Applying formatting options Using themes and templates to apply formatting Adding Interactivity to a Visualization Using selectors Adding dynamic visibility Using live data sources Connecting to BO Universes using Query as a Web Service Using Live Office data Creating Complex dashboards

SAP Lumira

Intro: SAP Lumira and its place in the analysis environment Part 1 – Data Import, Preparation, Manipulation Data import options Measures and dimensions Semantic enrichments Data manipulation using predefined tools and formulas Integrating data from multiple sources Part 2 – Data Discovery and Visualization Which chart type to use when Navigating through data in a visual way using charts Advanced chart features for multidimensional data Creating your own data Part 3 – Sharing options and next steps Data storytelling Sharing options Lumira cloud

Analysis and Design Studio

Components and Data Sources for Analysis Using Analysis Components and Data Sources Customization for Workbook Data Analysis Using the Basic Components of Analysis Sorting and Filtering Workbook Members Filtering Selected Workbook Members by Measure for Enhanced Analysis Using Hierarchies for Data Analysis in Workbooks Using Inserted Components to Add Workbook Functionality Configuring Filter Components Using Formulas to Enhance the Workbook Layout Defining Conditional Formatting Options for Workbooks Using a Prompting Dialog in Workbook Queries Extending Workbook Display Options with Functions and Microsoft Excel VBA Using Styles to Customize Workbook Appearance Setting Preferences to Control Workbook Behavior Publishing Analysis Documents to the BI Platform Server Presentation of Workbook Analysis Data Presenting Analysis Data for Business Users Understand the positioning of SAP Business Objects Design Studio Understand the different deployment types and architecture Learn how to design generic analytical applications Learn how to use the different layout features to adapt the look and feel to your needs Learn how to design “dashboard-like” applications Learn how to use the embedded scripting environment to apply your business logic to an application and its components Learn how to optimize applications for mobile consumption Run a case study To Know about SAP BO certification and FAQ please visit the below link

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