Let’s Speak BO Webinar: The Murky Morass of Merged Dimensions

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June 8th, 2021 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Frequently in Web Intelligence, we need to bring in data from different sources which necessitates the creation of “merged” dimensions. This session will cover scenarios for when merged dimensions are necessary, when to use extended merged and auto-merged dimensions and what the rules are for successfully working with merged dimensions and how knowing these rules can help us navigate this murky topic.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Writeback with Squirrel Through Webi!

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May 25th, 2021 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

This session will show users how the exciting Squirrel dashboarding tool can be used to create a writeback application while hosted inside a Web Intelligence report. Watch as we take you through the process of setting up this innovative idea which users can use to springboard their own implementation.

Thanks for Registering for Embedding Content – BusinessObjects and PowerBI

Let's Speak BO Webinar Series: Bringing Together BO Users and Specialists Discussing Everything BusinessObjects

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We can’t wait for you to join us on our Embedding Content – BusinessObjects and PowerBI webinar!

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See you on Tuesday, April 27th at 10AM PT/1PM ET!

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Let's Speak BO Webinar Series: Bringing Together BO Users and Specialists Discussing Everything BusinessObjects

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We can’t wait for you to join us on our Recreating SQL “Partition By” with Web Intelligence to Display Detail Row and Aggregates Together webinar!

Here’s what you need to do to get the most out of this live webinar, now using Zoom:

STEP 1: Check your email inbox for your webinar confirmation email and unique access link (The email will come from “InfoSol Admin”) You can also search your inbox for noreply@zoom.us if you cannot find it.

STEP 2: Add this event to to your calendar using the link in the email above – it will contain your unique join link. Please do not share this link with anyone else.

STEP 3: Show up to the webinar 5-10 minutes early (we will send you a few reminder emails) and bring any questions you may have! There will be time for Q&A in all of our Let’s Speak BO webinars.

See you on Tuesday, April 13th at 10AM PT/1PM ET!

Thanks for Registering for Creating Webi Dashboards that Blow Your Socks Off! Part 2

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We can’t wait for you to join us on our Solve Creating Webi Dashboards that Blow Your Socks Off! Part 2 webinar!

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STEP 1: Check your email inbox for your webinar confirmation email and unique access link (The email will come from “InfoSol Admin”) You can also search your inbox for noreply@zoom.us if you cannot find it.

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See you on Tuesday, March 30th at 10AM PT/1PM ET!

East Coast BusinessObjects User Group – May 6, 2021

You and your colleagues are personally invited to join us at the East Coast Virtual BusinessObjects User Group meeting Thursday, May 6th, 2021 running from 1:00pm to 3:30pm ET.

You can view the sessions from this user group below.

Agenda:

1:00 – 1:05 pm | Welcome & Announcements

1:05 – 1:35 pm | Integrating Crystal and Webi as Reporting Solutions in Custom Apps – Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol

Join this session to find out some of the interesting ways to integrate Crystal Reports and Web Intelligence in Custom applications. A case study on how Crystal Reports is utilized by a city government to automate parking violations and code enforcement letters will be presented. This session will also cover tips and tricks for designing pixel perfect Crystal and Web Intelligence reports.

1:35 – 2:05 pm | Flattening Your Data in Web Intelligence – Adam Lange, A. Lange Consulting

It’s one of the most common problems in Web Intelligence reports. You’ve got rows and rows of data that you want to condense and flatten into a more horizontal format that is easier for your end-users to consume. This session will demonstrate multiple solutions to pivot, flatten, and simplify the output of your Web Intelligence reports.

2:05 – 2:20 pm | Break

2:20 – 2:50 pm | Upgrading from BI4.2 to BI4.3 – Minith Patel, InfoSol

Join us for “behind the Scenes” on upgrading BO from 4.2 to 4.3. our resident admin expert will share his experience regarding what to expect, what’s new and how to perform a successful upgrade. This will be a great session for those who are keen to upgrade their BO platform and reap all the benefits from the latest version.

2:50 – 3:20 pm | Updating Excel Files: Don’t break the report – Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

Using Excel as a Data provider? Having problems with updating Excel files? This live demo will show you how to bring in Excel files and properly update the document without breaking the report. Demo will also give tips and tricks with Excel Data providers.

3:20 – 3:30 pm | Raffle

Midwest BusinessObjects User Group – April 22, 2021

You and your colleagues are personally invited to join us at the Midwest Virtual BusinessObjects User Group meeting Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 running from 1:00pm to 3:30pm CT.

Agenda:

1:00 – 1:05 pm  | Welcome & Announcements

1:05 – 1:35 pm | The BI 4.3 Roadmap in Action – Gregory Botticchio and Christian AH-SOON, SAP

BI 4.3 SP1 was released in December and SP2 will be coming later this year. SAP will provide an overview of the new features in SP1 and what’s coming in SP2 along with a live demo.

1:35 – 2:05 pm | WaaDD (Webi as a Dazzling Dashboard) – Alan Anolik, Ontada by McKesson/Maven BI Group

While Web Intelligence has been traditionally seen as a BI reporting tool, more and more organizations are using it to create amazing and effective dashboards.

This eye-opening recently updated session will take you on a step by step journey on how to take existing Web Intelligence reports and transform them into beautiful, intricate, interactive and now Dazzling dashboards using many of the new features and capabilities available in the latest BI 4.2 release. Including integration of the Need4Viz add-on components.

2:05 – 2:20 pm | Break

2:20 – 2:50 pm | Geomapping in Webi  – Roxanne Pittman, InfoSol

Mapping options in Web Intelligence have really improved in recent years .  The geographical database embedded in Web Intelligence provides easy geomapping options which allows for some fantastic data insights.  In addition, 3rd party addons take mapping insights to a whole new level.  This session will show how Web Intelligence interactive maps can help analyze information visually, quickly and provides valuable insights into your data.

2:50 – 3:20 pm | The Function Library: Formulas and Variables  – Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

We all create formulas and variables in our report. But did you realize you can build very complicated calculations utilizing the many functions in the function library? Whether it’s a string based, date based or numeric based calculations, there is a function for you. This live demo will highlight some of more frequently used functions!

3:20 – 3:30 pm | Raffle

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We can’t wait for you to join us on our Compare and Contrast Charts – WebI Vs Tableau webinar!

Here’s what you need to do to get the most out of this live webinar, now using Zoom:

STEP 1: Check your email inbox for your webinar confirmation email and unique access link (The email will come from “InfoSol Admin”) You can also search your inbox for noreply@zoom.us if you cannot find it.

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STEP 3: Show up to the webinar 5-10 minutes early (we will send you a few reminder emails) and bring any questions you may have! There will be time for Q&A in all of our Let’s Speak BO webinars.

See you on Tuesday, March 16th at 10AM PT/1PM ET!

West Coast BusinessObjects User Group – March 25, 2021

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You and your colleagues are personally invited to join us at the West Coast Virtual BusinessObjects User Group meeting Thursday, March 25th, 2021 running from 1:00pm to 3:30pm PT.

Agenda:

1:00 – 1:05 pm  | Welcome & Announcements

1:05 – 1:35 pm | Why BI 4.3? – Gregory Botticchio and Pascal Gaulin, SAP

The new BusinessObjects release for the next decade, BI 4.3, was released last year and it has a lot of new features, as well as a completely new look and feel. Most existing customers are running BI 4.2 and quite happy with it, so when and why should they move to BI 4.3? SAP will deliver a fast paced overview of exactly why BI 4.3 is a “step up” for BusinessObjects and show some of the cool new features in action.

1:35 – 2:05 pm | The New Integrated Dashboards and BI Apps solution for BusinessObjects – Squirrel365 – Donald MacCormick, InfoSol Ltd.

For customers of SAP BusinessObjects, Squirrel365 is the perfect companion to deliver dashboards and BI applications integrated in your BusinessObjects system.  With the disappearance of SAP Dashboards / Xcelsius, Squirrel365 offers the only tightly integrated dashboarding solution for BusinessObjects. In this session you will see examples of interactive dashboards and BI applications from SalesForce and USPI and learn how you can:

• Connect quickly and easily directly to data in BusinessObjects
• Produce more Dashboards, more quickly, with more interactivity and for less cost
• Drive end-user adoption with actionable dashboards and BI apps
• Dramatically reduce dashboard development time and total cost of ownership

2:05 – 2:20 pm | Break

2:20 – 2:50 pm | Tableau with BusinessObjects – Bring out the Best of Both the Worlds – Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol

Learn why and how, Tableau with Business Objects is the best combination for enterprise BI. In this session, two customer case studies on leveraging BusinessObjects universes in Tableau will be discussed.

2:50 – 3:20 pm | The Power of Prompts  – Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

This presentation/live demo will teach you how to create prompts in your document. It will include a detailed look at Prompt Properties and the many options, creating prompt variants in your document and some tips and tricks will be included as well.

3:20 – 3:30 pm | Raffle

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Let's Speak BO Webinar Series: Bringing Together BO Users and Specialists Discussing Everything BusinessObjects

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We can’t wait for you to join us on our Solve Your Multiple Query Woes in BO by Using Dummy Universe Objects to Create Complex Unions webinar!

Here’s what you need to do to get the most out of this live webinar, now using Zoom:

STEP 1: Check your email inbox for your webinar confirmation email and unique access link (The email will come from “InfoSol Admin”) You can also search your inbox for noreply@zoom.us if you cannot find it.

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See you on Tuesday, March 2nd at 10AM PT/1PM ET!