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    Using SAC in Combination with SAP BusinessObjects BI

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Are you considering using SAP Analytics Cloud to begin your journey into cloud analytics with an existing SAP BusinessObjects BI deployment? If so, consider a hybrid approach and re-use your existing assets, such as Universes and Web Intelligence reports, and integrate your SAP Analytics Cloud system with your SAP BusinessObjects BI system. An integrated hybrid…
  2. A New Era In Analytics: SAP BusinessObjects and Journey to the Cloud

    Reading time: 10 mins

    Over the last three decades, SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise has amassed an immense userbase. As a leading solution for enterprise and ad hoc reporting, users continue to rely on the software to compile large amounts of data into universes for analytical modeling and report against it. However, as changes in the market occurred and the needs…
  3. SAP BusinessObjects BI and SAP Analytics Cloud: Best of both worlds

    Extend your analytics capabilities and self-service user analysis across your entire organization with SAP Analytics Cloud while continuing to use your enterprise operational reporting and your semantics layer and universes, and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence models and assets. In this session, we will: -Provide an overview of how you can gain greater analytics capabilities by…
  4. Back to the Future – Preserving your SAP BusinessObjects investment

    Looking to the future with SAP? With the advent of great BI offerings like SAP Analytics Cloud, it’s hard to gauge how your original investment in BusinessObjects can be activated and reused. Wonder no more by attending this timely seminar on that very topic. This session will help you: - Learn which parts of your…
  5. BusinessObjects Upgrade Services: Fixed Price Options, Add-Ons Available

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    Make sure your SAP BOBJ environment performs optimally so you can focus on providing users with the data they need without concerns of system availably.   Find other insightful content from Protiviti on their Vendor Showcase
  6. Reporting & Analytics: Case study: How C Spire leveraged SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio to build interactive dashboards for multiple user types and multiple data sources

    Reading time: 1 min

    Learn how C Spire developed and deployed an interactive dashboard to deliver metrics and data from multiple sources to users at all levels of the organization. RA_2017_Stout_Casestudyhowcspireleverages Jeff Stout If you have comments about this article or publication, or would like to submit an article idea, please contact the editor…. This content is available to...…
  7. BI & HANA: Case study: How Fannie Mae maintains an efficient SAP BusinessObjects environment

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    Find out how Fannie Mae efficiently manages its SAP BusinessObjects platform to optimize performance. here Indira Manchem If you have comments about this article or publication, or would like to submit an article idea, please contact the editor. Nirmaladevi Singaravelu If you have comments about this article or publication, or would like to submit an…...…
  8. BI & HANA: Case study: How Newell Brands leveraged SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio to create a service-level dashboard that integrates with SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence reports

    Reading time: 1 min

    Learn how Newell Brands designed and built a service-level dashboard using SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio integrated with SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence. here Chen Tiryaki If you have comments about this article or publication, or would like to submit an article idea, please contact the editor…. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn...…
  9. SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence: Leveraging New Functionality to Enhance User Experience and Improve Self-Service

    Reading time: 12 mins

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  10. Live from SAPinsider Studio: A Look Inside SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2

    Sathish Rajagopal, Senior Director of BI Solutions Go-to-Market at SAP, explores SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (SAP BusinessObjects BI) 4.2 and explains what to expect from this release. Topics covered include: Customer satisfaction with SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 Key features and capabilities of this solution How to move to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 from previous versions…...…
  11. What’s Next with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and SAP BusinessObjects Lumira 2.0

    Reading time: 31 mins

    Join SAP BI experts Jeroen van der A and Xavier Hacking of Interdobs to learn more about what’s coming next for SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and SAP BusinessObjects Lumira 2.0. If you missed the chat or need a refresher, you may view the chat replay or read the edited transcript below.  Live Blog What’s Next…...…
  12. Integrated Planning Across the Business

    Reading time: 5 mins

    Business planning requirements have changed dramatically in recent years. With economic volatility requiring dynamic planning processes and the need for real-time insight into data to better serve customers, organizations are seeking to move beyond fragmented planning tools and spreadsheets that can no longer keep pace with modern business. Discover how SAP helps organizations meet their…
  13. 2 Ways to Connect to Data Sources Using SAP BusinessObjects Cloud

    Reading time: 8 mins

    SAP BusinessObjects Cloud offers data connectivity to many on-premise and cloud data sources. You can either acquire data into SAP BusinessObjects Cloud or connect to the data source in real time without any replication. Learn how you can use each of the data sources available in SAP BusinessObjects Cloud, then review the use cases and…
  14. Two Ways to Connect to Data Sources Using SAP BusinessObjects Cloud

    Reading time: 8 mins

    SAP BusinessObjects Cloud offers data connectivity to many on-premise and cloud data sources. You can either acquire data into SAP BusinessObjects Cloud or connect to the data source in real time without any replication. Learn how you can use each of the data sources available in SAP BusinessObjects Cloud, then review the use cases and…...…
  15. Part 3: Implementing Security in BusinessObjects Universes with Security Tables

    Reading time: 16 mins

    Learn how to implement security in SAP BusinessObjects Universes using database security tables. Learn how to establish and create database security tables, store security information in those tables, import the tables into your Universe, and join the tables with your current Universe model by joining them with the corresponding tables in the Universe. Finally, find…...…
  16. Implementing Security in BusinessObjects Universes with Security Tables

    Reading time: 18 mins

    Learn how to implement security in SAP BusinessObjects Universes using database security tables. Learn how to establish and create database security tables, store security information in those tables, import the tables into your Universe, and join the tables with your current Universe model by joining them with the corresponding tables in the Universe. Finally, find…
  17. A Guide to the Scorecard Options of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6

    Reading time: 14 mins

    Learn two options for creating scorecards with the new scorecard-visualization component in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6. Key Concept Scorecards are a new component in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6. As in most dashboarding tools, a scorecard is a pre-packaged way to provide customized graphics tied to how well or badly a company is performing…...…
  18. Development Tips for Creating Mobile Apps with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform

    Reading time: 21 mins

    Learn how to design, create, and deploy mobile applications with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform. Key Concept The SAP BusinessObjects Mobile application provides mobile access to Design Studio applications. As mobile usage differs from desktop usage, a different development approach is required when creating applications for mobile usage. Today’s business…...…
  19. How to Connect SAP BusinessObjects 4.2 Web Intelligence to an SAP HANA Database Using Direct and Online Access Methods

    Reading time: 10 mins

    Learn about two new data access options, SAP HANA Direct Access and SAP HANA Online, introduced with SAP BusinessObjects 4.2 for SAP HANA. Learn a step-by-step procedure for creating connections between Web Intelligence with SAP HANA views using these new options. Key Concept A Universe is the semantic layer that resides between the database and…...…
  20. Part 2: Implementing Security in SAP BusinessObjects Universes with the Information Design Tool

    Reading time: 23 mins

    Learn how to implement security in SAP BusinessObjects Universes using the Information Design Tool security editor. Also learn how to assign the created profiles to specific users or groups of users. Finally, watch the accompanying demo video to learn how to use the security editor to create different security profiles. Key Concept The security editor…...…
  21. Implementing Security in SAP BusinessObjects Universes with the Information Design Tool

    Reading time: 16 mins

    Learn how to implement security in SAP BusinessObjects Universes using the Information Design Tool security editor. Also, learn how to assign the created profiles to specific users or groups of users.  This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  22. Part 1: An Introduction to Security Implementations in the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform

    Reading time: 20 mins

    Gain an overview of the enterprise security model in the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform. Learn the main differences between the three different types of security-access levels (e.g., object-level, application-level, and data-level) and discover the right case or business scenario in which to use each security-access level. Finally, learn how to create and use a security…...…
  23. An Introduction to Security Implementations in the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform

    Reading time: 23 mins

    Gain an overview of the enterprise security model in the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform. Learn the main differences between the three different types of security-access levels (e.g., object-level, application-level, and data-level) and discover the right case or business scenario in which to use each security-access level. Finally, learn how to create and use a security…
  24. Quick Tip: An Introduction to SAP BusinessObjects Roambi Analytics

    Reading time: 9 mins

    Learn about the key features of SAP BusinessObjects Roambi to help you assess whether to incorporate it into your enterprise’s BI strategy.  This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  25. What’s Coming in 2017 for SAP BusinessObjects BI? Q&A with SAP Mentor Tammy Powlas

    Reading time: 25 mins

    The SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.2 platform offers a number of innovations to users. What should you expect from SAP BI in 2017 for products including SAP BusinessObjects Lumira and SAP BusinessObjects Cloud? SAPinsider BI 2017 speaker Tammy Powlas answered user questions on what the future holds for SAP BI solutions and how you…...…
  26. What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office?

    Reading time: 13 mins

    Learn about enhancements that come with the release of SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office, versions 2.2 and 2.3. Key Concept SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office, is the successor to Business Explorer (BEx) Analyzer. It also now combines the enterprise performance management (EPM) plug-in for SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC)-based deployments…....…
  27. How to Add Zoom-View Functionality to SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards

    Reading time: 11 mins

    Learn step-by-step instructions for how to maximize BusinessObjects dashboard space and provide zoom functionality for an expanded view. Key Concept The zoom functionality of BusinessObjects dashboards enables expanded views of any component. This feature helps you visualize and use dashboard space more effectively. A dashboard is a summarized snapshot of significant business data. Its main…...…
  28. What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2?

    Reading time: 18 mins

    With the release of BusinessObjects BI 4.2, SAP introduced some major enhancements to Web Intelligence in three main areas: platform integration, end-user features, and data connectivity. All these new capabilities are focused on helping companies migrate to the latest version of Web Intelligence, as well as to strengthen the integration with SAP back ends, such…...…
  29. Advancing Your Analytics for the Digital Age with SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise, Premium Edition

    Reading time: 21 mins

    Meet the panelist:  Chandran Saravana, Senior Director, Advanced Analytics SAP Chandran Saravana, Senior Director, Advanced Analytics SAP, brings over 20 years of experience in the technology sector. He has held various roles in consulting, research & development, product management and marketing with a focus on analytics and big data. He’s written numerous papers and is…...…
  30. What You Need to Know About the Information Design Tool in SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2: Q&A with Michael Welter and Alan Mayer

    Reading time: 31 mins

    The information design tool in SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0, the information design tool introduced a new semantic layer for customer environments, as well as new opportunities for end-users to access data and create reports. The 4.2 release has added even more features and enhancements. What are best practices for migrating existing universes onto this tool…...…
  31. New SAP BusinessObjects Functionality Streamlines Data Migration

    Reading time: 27 mins

    Follow this consolidated procedure to migrate SAP BusinessObjects from its source data center to a target data center environment. Easily understand what’s required for an SAP BusinessObjects migration. Key Concept SAP BusinessObjects BI (also known as BO or BOBJ) is a suite of front-end applications that allows business users to view, sort, and analyze business…...…
  32. What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6 SP02?

    Reading time: 14 mins

    Learn about the latest updates to SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6 that are included in Support Package 02. Although this is not a new product version, there are many interesting and useful new updates, and detailed instructions for how to use these new components. Key Concept SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio is SAP’s flagship product when…...…
  33. Discovering the Newest Developments of SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2

    Reading time: 29 mins

    During this live Q&A session, SAP’s Pierpaolo Vezzosi, Gregory Botticchio, and other members of the SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence product management and product development teams discussed the new innovations and enhancements to SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2. This Q&A is part of the Q&A and webinar series “Innovating the Core: SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.” Register for…...…
  34. How to Ensure a Successful SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 Upgrade

    Reading time: 29 mins

    In this Q&A session, experts from SAP provided answers to questions about all aspects of upgrading to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2, including the planning and technical considerations you’ll need to make before the move. They also addressed key new migration processes designed to save your organization time and effort when making this change. If you…...…
  35. An Introduction to SAP BusinessObjects Cloud (Part 2): Taking the First Steps

    Reading time: 13 mins

    Learn how to use SAP BusinessObjects Cloud (formerly SAP Cloud for Analytics) to leverage your own corporate information, and create a variety of different visualizations of your data. Get step-by-step instructions for how to upload information, fine-tune the generated model, and then use the information as part of a visual story, which you can then…
  36. An Introduction to SAP BusinessObjects Cloud: Taking the First Steps (Part 2)

    Reading time: 15 mins

    Learn how to use SAP BusinessObjects Cloud (formerly SAP Cloud for Analytics) to leverage your own corporate information, and create a variety of different visualizations of your data. Get step-by-step instructions for how to upload information, fine-tune the generated model, and then use the information as part of a visual story, which you can then…...…
  37. SAP’s Business Intelligence Strategy and Roadmap: Latest Functionality and Future Direction

    View this session in its entirety from SAPinsider’s BI2016 conference. Blair Wheadon, GM of Data Discovery at SAP, provides an up-to-date guide to SAP’s BI and analytics portfolio, including new and planned functionality, and product convergence strategy roadmap. Come away armed with the ability to make smart investment decisions around your organization’s future business analytics program,…...…
  38. How to Apply Two Advanced Features of BusinessObjects Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office, to BusinessObjects Design Studio

    Reading time: 11 mins

    Learn about the integration between two key SAP BusinessObjects tools: BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office, and Design Studio. Specifically, two features, calculations and conditional formatting, are not in Design Studio natively, but are enabled when you integrate them with BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office. Key Concept BusinessObjects Design Studio is positioned as a…...…
  39. An Introduction to SAP BusinessObjects Cloud (Part 1)

    Reading time: 13 mins

    With SAP simplifying the overall SAP BusinessObjects BI portfolio on the one hand and introducing a new cloud-based offering on the other, companies need to take a close look at SAP BusinessObjects Cloud (formerly SAP Cloud for Analytics)and its capabilities to evaluate carefully if and when a move to a cloud-based analytics environment is right…...…
  40. A Guide for Using Exploration Views and View Sets in SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 4.1

    Reading time: 9 mins

    Learn how to use SAP BusinessObjects Explorer to rapidly explore data in a highly graphical and intuitive format using views and view sets. The latest release of SAP BusinessObjects Explorer comes with two new components that greatly enhance the user’s ability to analyze and interact with data: exploration views and exploration view sets. Key Concept…...…
  41. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Details on SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2

    Sathish Rajagopal, SAP, Director, Solution Management, BI Solutions, GTM, joins SAPinsider Studio at the 2016 BI-HANA event in Las Vegas to discuss SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2, which is on track for release at the end of Q1. Topics of this discussion include:  New features and functionality centered on the three themes of simplification, innovation,…...…
  42. Conditional Scheduling of Web Intelligence Reports

    Reading time: 9 mins

    Learn how to implement SAP Representational State Transfer (RESTful) Web Services within SAP BusinessObjects Data Services jobs to organize email delivery of reports that meet certain conditions and to prevent empty reports delivery. Key Concept The standard SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise scheduler tool does not allow the creation of schedules with conditions. With the help of…...…
  43. How to Solve Loops, Fan, and Chasm Traps in SAP BusinessObjects Universes

    Reading time: 39 mins

    Learn how to identify, segregate, and fix the different SQL design traps (e.g., loops, fans, and chasms) that may occur when creating SAP BusinessObjects universes. Learn about the issues that come up if these design traps are not fixed. Finally, learn how to use SAP BusinessObjects functions, such as shortcut joins, contexts, aliases, and data…...…
  44. How to Design a Successful SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.x platform: Q&A on Security and Authentication

    Reading time: 33 mins

    Finance organizations in every industry are looking at re-thinking long-standing processes and business models to compete in a dynamic, connected world in which a traditional 30-day close no longer passes muster. A static finance function is too slow and too rigid to stay on top of constant innovations in cloud, mobile, social, big data, and…
  45. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Patrick Leonard on SAP BusinessObjects Information Steward

    Patrick Leonard, Senior Consultant at Decision First, a Protiviti Enterprise, joins Ken Murphy at SAPinsider Studio during the 2015 Reporting & Analytics conference in Las Vegas to discuss SAP BusinessObjects Information Steward. This is an edited transcript of the discussion: Ken Murphy, SAPinsider: Hi, this is Ken Murphy with SAPinsider and I am here at…...…
  46. Live from SAPinsider Studio: JMC Steel on SAP BusinessObjects Analysis

    JMC Steel’s Kalyan Boggavarapu, BI Lead, and Kerry McGuigan, Director of Finance, visit with SAPinsider Studio during the 2015 Reporting & Analytics conference in Las Vegas to discuss the company’s move from SAP Business Explorer (BEx) to SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office. This is an edited transcript of the discussion: Ken Murphy, SAPinsider:…...…