Bay Area BusinessObjects Users Meeting – Wednesday, March 11, 2015


You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed Bay Area BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 8:30 am– 4:00 pm hosted by Creative Technology & Training Solutions and InfoSol Inc.  Attendance is free; however, we do ask that you register for count purposes.


County of Santa Clara

Social Services Agency

1st Floor Auditorium

333 W. Julian Street

San Jose, CA   95110



08:30 – 09:00 am   Registration – Free Continental Breakfast Provided

08:45 – 09:00 am   Introduction

09:00 – 10:00 am   BI 4.1 with SAP/BW and ECC

Rajesh Ponnurangam – InfoSol

BI 4.1 brings the best in class integration between SAP ERP-BW and BusinessObjects, making it easier for every SAP customer to incorporate BusinessObjects as a part of their BI Infrastructure. It will   elaborate on how the new BI 4.1 proves to be a one-stop shop for enterprise BI and will benefit the customers evaluating the integration of BusinessObjects with BW and ECC. Attendees will gain knowledge on prerequisites for using BI 4.1 tools on SAP data, connectivity options, deciding the right tool based on the SAP data source and how the different elements of BW and ECC systems can be leveraged in the new BusinessObjects environment. The connectivity between BI 4.1 tool set with 5 main SAP data sources: Bex Query, BW Cube, ABAP Query, ABAP Function Module and ABAP Table will be discussed in detail.

10:00 – 10:15 am   Break

10:15 – 11:30 am  Limitless Business Intelligence 2.0: BI = Big Imagination

Paul Grill, InfoSol

Limitless Business Intelligence is a movement on the rise as more and more people use their imaginations to visualize amazing BI applications and then actualize them in just weeks.

The BusinessObjects suite provides a rich collection of BI tools and it is just a question of applying them creatively and effectively. In fact, many organizations are seeing the value of using BI tools for both fast deployment and better visualization for operational applications.  This session will highlight this new generation of BI applications through three customer case studies that exemplify what is possible when  big imaginations create limitless business intelligence applications that make a positive difference in people’s lives.

11:30 – 01:00 pm   Lunch:  On Your Own

01:00 – 02:00 pm    Top 3 Cases for Location Intelligence and BI

Ryan Goodman, Centigon Solutions

Top business cases and tips for injecting maps into your BI implementation. Extract knowledge taken from hundreds of customer stories and learn how to gather and transform requirements into amazing location intelligence solutions.

02:00 – 02:45 pm   Multiple Data Providers:  What’s New???  

Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

In this presentation you will learn how to add multiple data providers to your document.  Learn how to “merge” the dimensions in order to synchronize your data.   See what’s changed from earlier versions.

02:45 – 3:00 pm   Break 

03:00 – 3:45 pm   Building Master Detail Reports in Webi v4.1

Michael Ward, Creative Tech & Train Solutions

This presentation will show you how to create master detail reports. It will include those things that have changed from v3.1. It was also provide some great tips and techniques that can be applied to master detail reports.

03:45 pm   Wrap-up

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Note:  This event is not sponsored by SAP or ASUG.  Presentations subject to change

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