Let’s Speak BO Webinar: How Group Healthcare Cooperative Designed a New IDT Universe for Open Enrollment

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

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Find out how Group Health Cooperative, a Washington based nonprofit healthcare organization, designed a BusinessObjects Universe for Healthcare open enrollment using Information Design Tool. Join Senior BO Consultant, Rajesh Ponnurangam, and Subhadra Ghosh, Group Health Care, as they discuss the project life cycle including the business use case, data warehouse design, data foundation and business layer design. The various BusinessObjects tools that consume this new universe and their impact on the universe design will also be discussed.

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Rajesh Ponnurangam is a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant with Infosol. He is a SAP certified associate with extensive experience in design and development of Business Intelligence applications for apparel, retail, consumer goods and manufacturing industries. He specializes in Business Objects solutions, SAP HANA and BW data modeling. He has a proven track record in designing strategies for ETL, BI application development, implementation, rollout and support.

 

Information Design Tool (IDT) for Universe Designers

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Presenter: Teresa Scott, InfoSol Inc.

Intended Audience

Specialists currently building universes in Universe Design Tool that will be transitioning to the new  Information Design Tool in BI 4

Prerequisites

Attendees should have a minimum of one year experience designing universes with Universe Design Tool and thorough knowledge of universe design concepts.  Attendees should also have a basic understanding of data warehouse concepts, SQL programming and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence.

Synopsis

This boot camp is designed to transition universe designers from Universe Design Tool (UDT) to SAP BusinessObjects Information Design Tool 4.1 (IDT) and provide the universe designer with a solid understanding of the design concepts, workflow and development cycle of building a universe in IDT.  Participants will follow the process of designing the universe, creating a data foundation, creating business layers, testing during different stages of the development cycle and migrating a universe into production.

Topics  Explored:

  • UNX vs. UNV
  • New Design Workflow
  • IDT Interface
  • Connections/Data Foundation/Business Layer
  • Object Creation
  • Filters and Filter Types
  • Creating List of Values
  • Securing a UNX
  • Converting UNV’s

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Information Design Tool Iron Chef

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Presenters: Teresa Scott & Jean-Francois Cayron, InfoSol Inc.

Intended Audience

Specialists responsible for the design and development of BusinessObjects universes in BI 4.

Prerequisites

Attendees should have a basic understanding of data warehouse concepts, SQL programming, SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence and a minimum of one year experience as a universe designer.

Synopsis

This boot camp is designed to provide the universe designer with a solid understanding of the design concepts, workflow and development cycle of building a universe in SAP BusinessObjects Information Design Tool 4.1.  Participants will follow the process of designing the universe, creating a data foundation, creating business layers, testing during different stages of the development cycle and migrating a universe into production. Features such cascading prompts, calculated columns and shared projects will be covered.  Additionally we will use Data Federator to test performance on universes with multiple data sources as well as maximizing query performance and explore useful features of this tool.

Topics  Explored:

  • UNX vs. UNV
  • IDT Components
  • Data Foundation
  • Business Layer
  • Cascading prompts and parameters
  • Securing a UNX
  • Converting UNV’s
  • Data Federator and multiple data source universes

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