Let’s Speak BO Webinar: No More Query Builder- How to Use the New CMS Data Access Driver

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Tuesday, July 11th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

SAP has finally introduced a modern replacement for the Query Builder utility. Starting in BI 4.2 SP3, administrators now have the capability to query BI metadata through a new CMS data access driver. This latest enhancement makes it possible to use standard tools, like IDT and WebI, to extract valuable nuggets of information from the complex CMS data structure. Join us and BusinessObjects expert, Adam Lange with A. Lange Consulting, who will explore the new CMS data access driver and SAP’s delivered CMS universe and sample reports.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Going Mobile – Design and Deployment using SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2

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Tuesday, April 4th at 10AM PST/1PM EST

More often than not, users would like to consume their SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence content on their mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. This presentation will offer attendees looking to display their SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2 content on mobile devices the opportunity to explore design considerations to enhance the display of both existing and new documents on mobile devices using the SAP BusinessObjects Mobile Client application. Join BusinessObjects Expert, Rajesh Ponnurangam, as he presents Going Mobile with Design and Deployment considerations for Webi.

Rajesh Ponnurangam. InfoSol IncRajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol

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.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Nationwide Transportation Company’s KPI Dashboard Customer Case Study

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Let's Speak BO Webinar Nationwide Transportation Company’s KPI Dashboard Customer Case Study January 24 2017

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

A major national transportation company had the requirements to be able to quickly model and visualize their data through some form of application, providing rapid insight into performance of several KPIs– trend, actual and targets. Their goal was to provide users access to the dashboard both from iPad and desktop to view this important information in a timely manner.

After they looked into several software solutions, Business Objects Dashboards 4.1 (formally Xcelsius) was identified as the ideal tool and InfoSol was engaged to developed the application for them. InfoBurst Enterprise was not only heavily used for caching of their vast amounts of data, but it also played a key role in the success of the project to support drill down through multiple hierarchies and the ability to compare actual vs. target and trending analysis at each hierarchy level.

In this customer case study session, Runali Ghosh, expert Dashboard Developer to the project will share how Dashboards 4.1 and InfoBurst created this powerful application as she will demonstrate some of the unique features used to achieve the functionality rarely considered possible to be done by a dashboard design software.

Presenter: Runali Ghosh, InfoSol Inc.

Runali provides consulting and training for SAP BusinessObjects (Dashboard 4.x, Xcelsius, Web Intelligence, Universe, IDT, Explorer, BI Mobile, Data Services) and InfoBurst Enterprise at InfoSol. She has over 10 years of experience with programming, development and analysis with Business Intelligence, Database and ERP Suits (Oracle and SAP – order management, inventory, distribution and payables). Runali successfully led and managed several business-critical projects to develop custom interfaces, dashboards, universes, and reports. Her passion for data and data visualization has enabled her to be a key performer in the area of business intelligence deployment.

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

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Tuesday, November 29th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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Learn how Tableau can connect to Business Objects Webi, Crystal and Deski reports via Infoburst.  Deployment and scheduling of BO content to Tableau will be demonstrated. The use cases for Tableau dashboards with BO content will be discussed.  And if we have time we may look at bursting out Tableau workbooks as well.

Speaker: Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol Inc.

Rajesh Ponnurangam. InfoSol IncRajesh 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.

Let’s Speak BO: Exploring the New Features of Web Intelligence 4.2

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Tuesday, November 15th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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With the latest release of Web Intelligence 4.2 SP3, join expert consultant, Adam Lange, for a live tour of the latest features and enhancements offered in SAP Web Intelligence 4.2. This brand new version of Web Intelligence includes several exciting improvements to bolster the quality and efficiency of your reporting operations: geographical maps, report element sharing, parallel query execution, report commentary, cell references, cascading input controls, and more! This presentation will include practical applications and examples of the new features, plus caveats and best practices.

Presenter: Adam Lange, A. Lange Consulting LLC.

Adam Lange is a reporting and analytics consultant with a passion for data. He has worked mostly in higher education where he specializes in BusinessObjects solutions.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Document Linking to and From BOE

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Tuesday, October 18th 10AM PT/1PM ET

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Document linking between documents and from other applications to BusinessObjects is done with the OpenDocument.jsp. This internal linking mechanism is even easier to create now with wizards in 4.x and easy copy/paste link properties. There are a few new features with the new BILaunchPad in 4.x as well. In this webinar Amy O’Neel, Senior BusinessObjects Consultant, will explore how to create document links and some of the ways they are used to enhance the usability of your BusinessObjects environment.

Presenter: Amy O’Neel, InfoSol Inc.

Amy is certified as a BusinessObjects Certified Professional. In her 13 years with Infosol, Amy can often be found providing client installations and migrations, as well as universe, report and dashboard design. In addition to BusinessObjects products, she is well-versed in Version Manager, 360View/Plus/Eyes, Infoburst and other 3rd-party tools. Recently, Amy performed site use and performance audits at City of Calgary, WebCor, Loyolla Marymount University and Comdata, developed well-used dashboards for BP Alaska and McHenry College and trained users and administrators at Intel and BP Alaska. Amy admits her greatest passion is for process improvement in whatever form it may take and she loves to throw in extra value to every project.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Let’s Get Crystal Clear with Crystal Reports

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Tuesday, July 26th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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Is Crystal Enterprise the new version of Crystal Reports? How different is Crystal Enterprise compared to Crystal Reports 2016/2013/2011/2008. What are the architectural changes in Crystal Enterprise? What are the different data connectivity options for Crystal Enterprise? Which version of Crystal Reports is best suited for SAP data sources – specifically SAP BW & HANA? Do I need to convert Crystal 2008/2011 reports to CR Enterprise? What’s new in Crystal 2016? This session will include a Demonstration showing the differences between Crystal 2013 and CR Enterprise.

Presenter: Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol Inc.

Rajesh Ponnurangam. InfoSol IncRajesh 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.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: How to Create a Dashboard in Web Intelligence

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Tuesday, June 28th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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Join InfoSol’s Steve Thatcher as he brings together various functionality and features in Web Intelligence 4.2 to build an interactive dashboard. This live demonstration challenges you to think of Web Intelligence in a whole new way by including such features as Geo Maps, dynamic visibility, HTML ticker/scroll and more.

Speaker: Steve Thatcher

Steve is a Technical Consultant for InfoSol. He is a Certified Web Intelligence Application Associate and, in addition to teaching the SAP Web Intelligence report design courses offered at InfoSol, provides Web Intelligence services to customers. In addition to Web Intelligence, Steve is also a Certified SAP Dashboards/Xcelsius Application Associate, and continuously stays abreast of the many offerings of the SAP business intelligence solutions suite. Steve’s business intelligence background is complemented by his over 13 years in Corporate Finance gaining experience in financial modeling, reporting, and information system development.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: What’s new in BusinessObjects 4.2 for System Administration

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

Join us and BusinessObjects expert and Senior Consultant, Minith Patel, as we explore SAP BI 4.2 System Administration. One of the most awaited feature “Recycle Bin” along with few brand new features are now introduced in the new BusinessObjects BI 4.2 release. This session will provide information on what is new in BI 4.2 for system administration while exploring new features and the current functionality that has been updated in this release.

Speaker: Minith Patel

Minith Patel is a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant for InfoSol Inc. He is adroit in Business objects system administration and is well-versed in Version Manager and 360View. He has Project Management experience and has worked on global design, implementation and development projects for business objects and has over 5 years of experience in SAP industry. In his free time he is known to be a Japanophile.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Analysis for OLAP and Explorer

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May 3rd, 2016 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Join us and Senior Consultant, Rajesh Ponnurangam, as he shares fascinating insights into some of the most overlooked tools in the BusinessObjects suite. This session will demonstrate how these self-service BI tools provide users with insight into business data while uncovering trends, Rajesh will also discuss some of the key features providing users with the ability to quickly search and explore vast amounts of data on demand.

Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol Inc.

Rajesh 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.