Let’s Speak BO Webinar: What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 SP5?

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Tuesday, April 3rd at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Join expert consultant, Adam Lange, for a live tour of the latest features and enhancements offered in SAP BusinessObjects 4.2 SP5. This brand new version includes several exciting improvements to bolster the quality and efficiency of your reporting operations, with benefits for administrators and Web Intelligence users! This presentation will include practical applications and examples of the new features, plus caveats and best practices.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Dashboard Development Made Easier – Add-on Solutions that Improve Performance & Design

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Tuesday, February 20th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Despite numerous great features and advantages of native components within SAP Dashboards, developers often face challenges when building complex and large dashboards. The first major challenge is that the work cannot be divided among multiple developers due to its lack of capability to merge and share dashboard projects. The second challenge is faced when the number of components increase causing the loading, previewing and over-all navigation of the dashboard to slow down.

Join us and Expert Dashboard Developer Runali Ghosh, as she demonstrates and discusses examples of Advanced iFrame; an add-on component that enables developing large dashboards with several tabs and pages. A solution that permits multiple developers to work in parallel, improving the performance of the Dashboard as well as the Design.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: User-Specific Options in BusinessObjects

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Tuesday, March 20th at 10AM PT/11AM AZ/1PM ET

Join us and BusinessObjects Administrative expert, Amy O’Neel, as she takes us through User-Specific Options in SAP BusinessObjects. Some sites have been using @variable(‘BOUSER’) for years to capture the login name of the user in order to filter reports into user-specific data. In this webinar Amy will review the uses of system variables like BOUSER, introduce a few new ones, and also introduce some of the new options in the Information Design Tool (IDT).

This session will also explore User-Defined Attributes through the CMC and pick up on how owners of 360View can take even greater advantage of them. Amy will also demonstrate publishing by profiles in BusinessObjects along with other push-model examples. Providing user specific reporting is convenient for your clients and will make you look good in the process!

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Designing Dashboards Using Infographics

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Tuesday, May 1st at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Join us in a visually appealing and exciting presentation on how to develop Dashboards using infographics. This webinar, hosted by Dashboard design and developing expert Mel Sheppard, will demonstrate and discuss ways to utilize infographics in order to create custom-looking, interactive, and visually astounding Dashboards.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Common Challenges of Developing an HTML5 Dashboard

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Tuesday, December 26th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Developing an SAP Dashboard is never easy as there are a lot of challenges that can arise when developing specifically for HTML5 mobile consumption. These challenges range from design obstacles to security concerns. Join us and expert Dashboard Developer, Taylor Packwood, as he discusses and demonstrates some of the common challenges that arise when designing and converting an SAP Dashboard (Xcelsius) into a mobile-friendly HTML5 application.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Fire Up Your Fiori Launchpad

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Tuesday, February 6th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Join us for this immersive session with Rajesh Ponnurangam, who will explore the sensational new features and navigation capabilities of the BI FIORI Launchpad. This webinar will also cover BI 4.2 SP05 FIORI features such as Web Intelligence interactive viewer, new charts and chart properties, custom elements and formulas. This will be a perfect session for end users and report designers who are excited to learn the new features and functions in BI 4.2 SP05.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: High Value Opportunity Burst Brings Instant Gratification to Marketing Executives

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Tuesday, January 9th at 10AM PT/11AM AZ/1PM ET

Join us and Tyler Koita as he presents a fascinating case study on how a simple yet effective BI solution solved a C-suite level problem and won over its toughest critics. This burst solution used Salesforce and SAP data to increase visibility into large potential sales deals for senior management, increasing the chance to close the deal. This webinar will take a detailed look at the business problem and the technical solution, showcasing the true potential of SAP BusinessObjects and InfoBurst. This presentation will hopefully inspire the audience members to push for more from their current BI investments

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Security Lessons From the Trenches

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Tuesday, December 12th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Join Amy O’Neel, BusinessObjects Administrative expert, as she presents security lessons from down in the trenches of BusinessObjects Administration. A webinar that will host a great opportunity to dive into many of the subtleties of BO Security. Amy will take the attendees through topics such as inheritance, explicit settings, setting on object only and not objects within, and more. This administrative webinar will also explore application rights versus folder rights, hiding functionality with customization, auditing security and the Information Design Tool security detail. Down in the trenches we explore a barrage of security issues that arise. This webinar will compile this year’s best!

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: The Integration of BusinessObjects and Tableau

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Tuesday, November 14th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Join us and Allan Williams as he presents a fascinating webinar of the integration BusinessObjects customers are exploring with Tableau as their data visualization platform. This session will share how BusinessObjects customers can now leverage existing Universes and Reports into both Tableau Desktop and Tableau server while discovering the possibility of taking Web Intelligence report data and funneling it into Tableau Data Extracts (data source) and Tableau Workbooks (data visualization). This end to end toolset provides BusinessObjects customers with both a reporting and data discovery processes that paves a new road ahead for Business Intelligence users.

Tableau Server 1-Day Course

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Price: $495 per student, per day

Duration: 1 Day

Available Dates: Please contact us if you would to attend this course.

Who is this course intended for?

This course is intended for those new to Tableau Server but with a solid understanding of Tableau Desktop Professional.  The course will provide an overview of the Tableau Server architecture, how to manage users, permissions and data sources – and other administrative responsibilities.

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this course, participants will understand of the functionality available within Tableau server.  This will include to creating Tableau sites and projects and assigning user and user groups with specific permissions.   In addition, publishing extracts and scheduling refreshes of data extracts, subscriptions and alerts will be covered.  Automating certain server tasks will also be covered.

What Should I know?

A solid understanding of Tableau Desktop Professional is recommended.

Agenda

Tableau Server Authorization and Permissions

  • Administrator Settings
  • Authorization Overview
  • Functional Security Model
  • Site Roles
  • Content Ownership and Permissions
  • Permission Rules and Capabilities
  • Permissions and the Default Project
  • Creating Projects, Local Groups, and a Local User
  • Importing Users and Adding Users to Groups
  • Granting Permissions to Projects
  • Publishing and Changing Ownership of a Workbook
  • Moving a Workbook
  • Site Administration

Data Sources, Extracts, Schedules, and Subscriptions

  • Creating, Publishing, and Connecting to a Data Source
  • Data Engine and File Store
  • Creating and Publishing Extracts
  • Schedules
  • Subscriptions
  • Enabling Subscriptions and Alerts

Automating Server Tasks

  • Automating and Programming Server Tasks
  • Tabadmin
  • Tabcmd
  • Using the REST API

Monitoring Tableau Server

  • Viewing Server Status
  • Admin Alerts
  • Viewing Email Alerts and Admin Views
  • Enabling Access to the Repository
  • Custom Admin Views
  • Licensing Information
  • Performance Recording

Upgrading Tableau Server

  • Preparing to Upgrade
  • Upgrading Software on the Same Machine
  • Modifying the Authentication Method
  • Importing AD Groups

Log Files Administration

  • Overview of Log Files
  • Archiving Log Files