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Mobile 5.0 in SAP BusinessObjects 4.1, Part 1

Mobile 5.0 in SAP BusinessObjects 4.1, Part 1 This End User BI Tools Series webinar focuses on the mobile capabilities in SAP BI4.1. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile 5.0 combines the best of two apps: SAP Business Objects Mobile and SAP BusinessObjects Explorer. In addition to SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence dashboards and other content that was previously accessible via SAP BusinessObjects Mobile, users now also have access to SAP BusinessObjects Explorer's information spaces and...

DIY Dashboards Using SAP BI 4.1

DIY Dashboards Using SAP BI 4.1 DIY Dashboards Using SAP BI 4.1 is the second presentation in our End User BI Tools Series. The SAP BI 4.1 platform contains a number of analytic tools that with foresight and planning enable end users to create powerful and interactive dashboards using the tools they already know. We guide viewers step-by-step through the process of creating a dashboard architecture using these tools. We also explore consumption via the BI Mobile application.

A Look at Self Service BI with SAP Lumira

A Look at Self Service BI with SAP Lumira The first webinar in our new End User BI Series features SAP Lumira ("to shed light on"), a self service desktop BI tool used for data manipulation and exploration. Previously called Visual Intelligence, SAP Lumira delivers individual power with enterprise connectivity. The tool is designed for the business user who is a power Excel user and frequently utilizes macros and formulas. SAP Lumira: Downloads and installs on your desktop in...

Best Practices in Responsive Web Design

Best Practices in Responsive Web Design Mashable calls 2013 "The Year of Responsive Web Design." Did you know that by 2014 mobile internet is predicted to take over desktop internet usage (Microsoft Tag, 2012)? How will companies accommodate this new mobile majority? Separate websites for device types? Complicated coding to detect device type? Individual mobile apps? Smart companies will likely end up using a practice called Responsive Web Design to create their websites. Responsive...

Easy SAP BusinessObjects Administration: Manage, Audit, Document with 360View

Easy SAP BusinessObjects Administration: Manage, Audit, Document with 360View SAP BusinessObjects administration (despite improvements in the BI4 release) is challenging, especially for companies with a large number of end users. Keeping up with the demand of day-to-day administration can quickly become overwhelming and demand more resources. Admins can now more efficiently manage, audit and document in their own environment using 360view, an affordable and easy-to-use enhancement...

Budgeting and Business Intelligence Solution for Healthcare Organizations

Budgeting and Business Intelligence Solution for Healthcare Organizations SAP offers healthcare organizations a solution that extends the reach of powerful business intelligence to the budgeting and planning process, an often painful and manual practice. SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) for Healthcare combines an industry-leading planning technology with ease-of-use features and proven healthcare planning methodologies to streamline the planning process, improve...

Data Warehouse Series: Secrets & Magic in the Back Room

Data Warehouse Series: Secrets & Magic in the Back Room The fifth presentation in our Data Warehouse Series explores the "Back Room", where source data undergoes preparation for "Front Room" consumption. In order to fully understand the data warehouse lifecycle, we must spend time understanding key Back Room processes and techniques, the most time consuming portion of any data warehouse project. Our one-hour presentation features: Data Profiling Change Data Capture The...

Accelerate Reporting Database Performance

Accelerate Reporting Database Performance Do your reports run very slowly or affect the performance of your systems? Is your available reporting data limited to small time periods due to size or performance issues? Do you need to consolidate data in real-time from multiple systems? View this webinar featuring Sybase IQ, an affordable, high-performance database designed to optimize reporting that works with any enterprise reporting platform. We demo data in the product and...

Optical Shop Performance Dashboard

Optical Shop Performance Dashboard Are important business decisions being made using spreadsheets? Do you need visibility into performance at the corporate, department and location level? Are decision makers able to run ad-hoc reports to quickly get the answers they need? Designed for retail eye care practices, Optical Shop BI Framework is a web-based reporting solution that integrates and consolidates data from your enterprise Electronic Health Records (EHR) & Practice...

Data Warehouse Series - Getting from Source to Target

Data Warehouse Series - Getting from Source to Target The fourth presentation in our Data Warehouse Series focuses on the Extraction, Transformation and Loading system (ETL). The ETL system is the foundation of the data warehouse. It accounts for the back office processes that populate the end user facing stars (which we discussed in our previous sessions). A successful implementation of your ETL system will ensure that the data warehouse can adapt to business changes in a very...

Building Mobile Data Collection Applications

Building Mobile Data Collection Applications Today's most innovative companies are utilizing mobile applications for data collection to enable sales, marketing and trade representatives out in the field. These companies are collecting inventory, medical, survey, incident and project data at off-site locations for immediate submittal, processing and analysis. Dunn Solutions Group has developed an affordable data collection solution that utilizes an existing framework to customize a self...

Data Warehouse Series: Stars in Motion

Data Warehouse Series: Stars in Motion The second presentation in our Data Warehouse Series continues to explore the star schema. The star schema is the foundation of our data warehouse presentation layer. We bring the star schema to life and demonstrate, with live data, the techniques that make this approach so very powerful. This one-hour presentation features: Slowly changing dimensions The awesome date dimension Facts: Additive and periodic snapshots

Accurate Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting

Accurate Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting A well-prepared budget forms the foundation for critical decision-making throughout the fiscal year. And let's face it, accurate budgets and forecasts are near impossible to achieve using spreadsheets alone, and yet many companies, even large companies, are still relying on them. Is it time for your organization to begin utilizing a tool that manages budgets and forecasts in real-time, supports collaboration throughout the budgeting and...

Data Warehouse Back to Basics: Dimensional Modeling

Data Warehouse Back to Basics: Dimensional Modeling This first session in our Data Warehouse Series explores Dimensional Modeling based on the Kimball approach. We get back to basics and talk about the importance of a properly designed foundation for your business intelligence strategy. Our one-hour presentation features: Dimensional Modeling primer Dimensional modeling fact and fiction The star schema: dimensions and facts Fact-less fact tables Beyond standard...

SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 SP4 Overview

SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 SP4 Overview This presentation is a look at the updates and new features in SAP BusinessObjects 4.0. This much anticipated release, now generally available, includes a number of exciting new features, fixes, enhancements and usability updates. And for those of you wondering, all the features of FP3 are included in SP4. The one-hour presentation includes a look at: Updated platform capabilities including Streamwork support and BW integration Updates to...