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.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: The Magic of Breaks

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May 11th, 2021 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

This presentation provides an in-depth look at applying breaks to report blocks. Topics include:

  • Adding Single/Multiple Breaks
  • Adding Group Breaks
  • Managing Your Breaks
  • Removing redundant headers and footers
  • Value based breaks
  • Automatic subtotals when applying breaks
  • Other Break format options
  • Tips and tricks to get the most out of the Analysis Toolbar

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Recreating SQL “Partition By” with Web Intelligence to Display Detail Row and Aggregates Together

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April 13th, 2021 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Calculating aggregation at different levels to slice and dice data is a frequent requirement in the world of BI. Web Intelligence provides a very efficient method to perform aggregate calculations against not only different levels of granularity but also display them together. A very simple example will be to show the Revenue by City and by Country in the same table side by side in the same row. In this session, we will explore the different scopes and ways this capability can be utilized. This will also offer an alternate way to obtain the same result as “PARTITION BY” – a clause frequently used in SQL to achieve complex calculations related to aggregation. This clause divides a query’s result set into partitions. Although an option, Custom SQL is often not accessible to many WebI users and brings other challenges. Knowing the WebI technique will be a great addition to eliminate those limitations and extend your options for complex analytical calculations.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Creating Webi Dashboards that Blow Your Socks Off! Part 2

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March 30th, 2021 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

You ask for it, you got it! In response to requests for more Dashboarding tips, we’ve put together some detail on some of the other methods we often use in creating “Socks-off!” dashboards in Webi. We’ll cover a plethora of details on images and symbols as well as usage and limitations of the new Time Dimension feature. We’ll finish up the presentation with some lesser known chart formatting options in Webi to get to the final look and maximum meaning we want in our dashboards.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Solve Your Multiple Query Woes in BO by Using Dummy Universe Objects to Create Complex Unions

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March 2nd, 2021 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Miss the days of free hand SQL where you can just type union and go without having to merge dimensions between queries? With a little involvement from your Universe Design team and basic knowledge of object types you can create seamless unions in your WebI queries. In this presentation I’ll show you which “Dummy” objects to create and how to use them to streamline your query process.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Embedding Content – BusinessObjects and PowerBI

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April 27th, 2021 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

Do you want to know how to embed BusinessObjects reports into PowerBI? And how to embed PowerBI Dashboards into BusinessObjects reports? Join this webinar where Rajesh Ponnurangam from Infosol will walk you through the step-by-step process for Content embedding with SAP BusinessObjects and Power BI.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Compare and Contrast Charts – WebI Vs Tableau

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March 16th, 2021 at 10AM PT/1PM ET

A chart transforms your data into Actionable insights. Do you want to know how Web Intelligence charts compare against Tableau? Join this webinar where Rajesh Ponnurangam from Infosol will compare the charting engines in Web Intelligence and Tableau.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Coexistence with BusinessObjects – Who does it best? Tableau or PowerBI?

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February 16th, 2021 at 10AM PT/11AM AZ/1PM ET

Interested in Visualizing BusinessObjects data in Tableau or PowerBI? Find out why more than 50% of BusinessObjects customers in the US are also using Tableau or PowerBI. This session will cover creating a visualization in Tableau and PowerBI along with how they can be integrated with BusinessObjects to create optimal BI solutions.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Intuitive Report filtering with Element Linking

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February 2nd, 2021 at 10AM PT/11AM AZ/1PM ET

Setting up Element Linking in Webi Reports is easy and can greatly expand your on-report filtering options. From “dashboard” like menu selectors to chart “drilling”, this often overlooked functionality in Webi is a cool tool for the Webi report developer. This session will show creative ways of using Element Linking to drive decisions and expand insights in Web Intelligence.