Let’s Speak BO Webinar: BusinessObjects in the Cloud

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Tuesday, October 2nd at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Cloud is the future we are all being told and there is a trend to adopt new cloud-based applications as well as move more on-premise applications into the cloud. So how do we move BusinessObjects into the cloud?

Join BusinessObjects expert, Minith Patel, as he presents how an organization like InfoSol runs BusinessObjects in the cloud and how you can potentially do the same. He will explain the benefits and what it takes to get you there. This case study approach will detail how an organization can move from in-house, physical servers to a complete cloud environment, how consultants can use and leverage cloud capability for day to day business and how an environment like this can be managed.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Advanced Formatting in Web Intelligence Part 2

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Let's Speak BO Webinar Advanced Formatting in Web Intelligence Part 2 September 18 2018

Tuesday, September 18th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

This fantastic webinar dedicated to the SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence community will provide an in-depth look at how to convert reports into other report types with an emphasis on creating Master Detail Reports. Join us and BusinessObjects expert, Michael Ward, as he shares many of the new features in Web Intelligence 4.2 including how to hide columns, blocks and sections. Our attendees will learn how to apply conditional formatting to a Master Detail Blocks at different levels to give reports a more dashboard like look. This session will also explore how to apply the many reporting functions from the Analysis toolbar to Master Detail reports, how to place both a report and a chart in a Master Detail Report, navigation techniques in a Master Detail Report utilizing the map tab and more. Michael will also demonstrate and discuss how to insert stop lights as part of conditional formatting and exporting to Excel and PDF from the Master Detail Report.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: SAP Data Services – The Hidden Gem of Data Profiler

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Tuesday, September 4th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Let’s Speak BO Webinar SAP Data Services – The Hidden Gem of Data Profiler September 4 2018

Join us and Data Services expert consultant, Tyler Koitka, in an insightful webinar dedicated to a hidden gem within Data Services. Tyler will discuss and demonstrate how to leverage The Data Profiler, a feature few know about that is native within Data Services. This webinar will assist those looking for better insight and resolution into your profiling needs whether it’s for a new ETL project or enhancing an existing work flow.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: How Dana is Delivering Executive Dashboards using a Template Solution

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Tuesday, August 7th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Let’s Speak BO Webinar How Dana is Delivering Executive Dashboards using a Template Solution August 7 2018

From the CEO on down, the need for dashboards is being heard. Each area of the business wants to have its own look, feel, and flow but the delivery team needs to leverage reuse for supportability, speed of delivery, and consistent KPI’s. Dana Holding Corporation has addressed this need by developing a template solution with an extensible configuration based design along with the flexibility and power of Web Intelligence, SAP Dashboards, and InfoSol’s InfoBurst, all together.

Join Lori Wagner as she presents a fantastic case study on how Dana is currently using a template solution to optimize time and efficiency within the SAP BusinessObjects tool set.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: BusinessObjects BI 4.2 – 45 features in 45 Minutes

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Tuesday, August 21st at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Let's Speak BO Webinar BusinessObjects BI 4.2 – 45 features in 45 Minutes August 21 2018

Get to know the detail level product overview of what is new in BI 4.2 and the reasons to upgrade your current BI systems to version 4.2. Join us and BusinessObjects Senior Consultant, Rajesh Ponnurangam, as he covers 45 of the latest features in BI 4.2 which will be helpful for your entire organization. These features will highlight, but not limited to, features that may assist BusinessObjects Administrators, Universe Designers, Report Developers and Business users. And if we have time, we will aim for 60!

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Self-service BusinessObjects Administration

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Tuesday, July 10th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Let’s Speak BO Webinar Self-service BusinessObjects Administration July 10 2018

The future direction of BI is Self Service. To this end, SAP has introduced key features of task management that can be distributed to different areas of the business to help manage and maintain BusinessObjects. Join us and Minith Patel for a great session of customer use cases to learn how BusinessObjects Application’s Administration tasks can be distributed to different areas of business moving in the direction of becoming more self-service. Learn how user account creation can be automated along with group assignment, how promotion of reports can be assigned to a helpdesk or business team without causing issues and more.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: The 12 Best Practices for using Promotion Manager

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Tuesday, July 24th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Let's Speak BO Webinar The 12 Best Practices for using Promotion Manager July 24 2018

Promotion Manager is all grown up. Join us and Administrative Expert, Amy O’Neel, as we will look at the 12 best practices when using Promotion Manager to move content from one environment to another. This session will also explore Version Management, Overrides, and Command Line use as well as the new Promotion Manager GUI in BusinessObjects 4.2 SP5.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Optimizing the management of BI4 & InfoBurst platforms at Albertsons/Safeway

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

Join us in a fascinating customer case study from Alberstons/Safeway as Evan Davies shares with us how this nation-wide organization optimized their BusinessObjects and InfoBurst investments. Being able to have a consolidated view across the activity of your BI4 and InfoBurst platforms can be challenging – however, having insight into both delivery platforms can provide major administration benefits.

This session will discuss how Albertsons/Safeway took a Business Intelligence approach to create an effective management strategy based upon joining the data generated by the BI 4 and InfoBurst applications into single reporting and analysis platform. Evan Davies will also explore all the aspects of the Business Intelligence solution; what it means to review analysis of audit data, Universe Design, the Business Intelligence content and more. This case study will also share with our attendees the best practices for Business Intelligence platform management. 

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: A Crystal Migration to Cloud Case Study – The 4 Big Steps

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

Join us and SAP BusinessObjects Senior Consultant, Rajesh Ponnurangam, as he takes us through a fascinating customer case study focused on a Crystal Reports Migration to the cloud. An Apparel Retailer recently migrated from Crystal Report Server 10 to Crystal Reports Server 4.2 (2016) . This webinar will cover the four major steps involved in a Crystal Server/BI 4.X upgrade process, namely :

1. Preparing for the upgrade
2. Installing the BI Platform on Amazon Cloud (AWS)
3. Using the Upgrade Management Tool (UMT)
4. Configuring and testing the new BI Platform

This session will be of great value for customers who are looking into BusinessObjects hosted in the cloud. Rajesh will showcase and discuss step by step instructions that are involved in migrating Crystal Reports content from Crystal Server 10 to Crystal Server 2016 hosted. AWS, being the cloud hosting provider for this case study, will also be discussed in detail.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Exceling it with SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2

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Tuesday, May 29th at 10AM PT/11AM AZ/1PM ET

Join us for a fascinating take on the variety of ways one can still utilize Excel files as a driving data source within Web Intelligence. Presented by Michael Ward, CTTS, this creative webinar will provide the user with a variety of ways Excel files can be used in reporting. Michael Ward will demonstrate and discuss how users of Webi can utilize Excel as a data provider, a bridge file when encountering incompatible format types, and use Excel as a dynamic filer file.

Join us for an in-depth look at how to properly import Excel files, where to store the Excel once its imported, and how to update an Excel file without breaking the Webi Document.

Michael Ward will also provide the audience with nice tips and techniques and open your eyes to the real power of an Excel file.