BO Dashboards 4 (Xcelsius) Iron Chef Boot Camp

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Price: $495 per student, per day
Duration: 3 days

Available Dates:

This hands-on workshop is intended for BI dashboard developers who need to deliver complex, highly dynamic, efficient and visually compelling dashboards. Day 1 is in seminar format and is also intended for dashboard project coordinators and Business Analysts/ liaison between technical team and business users who will drive strategic and operational BI dashboard implementations. Day 2 and Day 3 are hands on advanced concepts to take the dashboard developer to the next level.

What will I learn?

This course is designed to provide attendees with more guided and directed path for successful dashboard project implementation and empower them with the ability to take their dashboards to a whole new level where dashboards go beyond data delivery, encourage high user adoption and drive decision making. It includes but is not limited to learning features and tricks of the tool. Rather it covers an end-to-end approach for a full cycle of software implementation – starting from effective requirement gathering & efficient prototyping to visually compelling design and data optimization. It will also include some

What should I know?

Attendees should have advance knowledge and at least 1-2 years of development experience with Xcelsius 2008/Dashboard 4.x.

  • Experience building interactive dashboards with Xcelsius.
  • Experience building dashboards with selectors and insertion options.
  • Familiar with concepts like binding data, color, alerts within Xcelsius.
  • Strongly familiar with Dynamic Visibility concept.
  • Or, completed the Xcelsius/Dashboards Pre-seminar course
Course Agenda:
Day 1:
  • Course Intro & What’s new in 4.x
  • Requirements gathering with customer examples
  • Prototyping – KPIs to visualization
  • Prototyping – Mockup in a Day
Day 2
  • Iterative design techniques
  • Data Optimization Part 1: Mastering Excel
  • Data Optimization Part 2: Performance Tuning
  • Cool Visualization Ideas
Day 3
  • Mobility options
  • Charting Outside the Box
  • Deployment and Connectivity options
  • Ask the Experts


Recommended Supplemental Material:

Creating Dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects Book ImageCreating Dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects: The Comprehensive Guide – Create interactive dashboards with the tool also known as Xcelsius Understand how to use SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards in an SAP environment Explore new features such as Query Browser, sparkline chart, and Universe connectivity Impress your audience with eye-catching, informative, and easy-to-navigate dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards! In this book, you ll quickly learn the basics of building your own dashboard and move on to customize your creations with themes, data connections, and other essential features. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Basics Build a strong foundation by understanding the features, options, themes, and commands at your disposal, and benefi t from comprehensive examples and practical exercises.

Visualize the Process Benefit from numerous screenshots that show how different features will look in a dashboard (and view them in color in the online version!). Custom Options Tailor and enhance your dashboard by using SDK tools, data connectivity with options like SAP Crystal Reports and SAP BusinessObjects Live Office, and both SAP and non-SAP tools. Bonus Online Information Download source code from all examples and find color figure downloads at com. Updated and Revised for Release 4.0 Find all changes in the move to SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0, from small menu changes and what they mean, to new developments in location intelligence and more.

Price: $49.95 (including shipping)

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  1. Bronwen Bradshaw says:

    I notice you charge by the day. Does this mean, you can choose not to attend all three days? And, if so, does this apply to other courses you offer as well?
    Thank you

    • Hey Bronwen, right now the only multi-day course that we offer day by day (or as a package of all 3) is the Web Intelligence 4.1 training. Our other multi-day courses are not structured to be split apart at this time. Let me know if you have any other questions and we’d be happy to help you out!



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