Don’t Miss InfoSol at the Mastering Business Analytics Conference In Australia

InfoSol will be exhibiting at the 2015 Mastering Business Analytics with SAP Solutions conference in Crown Promenade, Melbourne October 25-28, 2015.  You can stop by the InfoSol booth and check out Paul’s presentation, The 7 Deadly Sins of Dashboard Design and How to Avoid Them, on Tuesday in room BA 4 starting at 11:20am.

Paul Grill The 7 Dead Sins of Dashboard Design Presentation

You can learn more about the conference and regsiter here: http://www.masteringsap.com/baau

We hope to see you there!

Let’s Speak BO Webinar Series: Understanding LCM & the 360 Suite

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Understanding LCM and 360 Suite

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May 19th, 10:00 – 11:00 AM (PT)

Join us and Minith Patel in a fantastic and informative session on LCM and the 360 Suite. This session will take you through an in-depth look at the features of LCM consists and how to best utilize it within your organization.

As a comparison, Minith will also demonstrate the usability of GB & Smith’s 360 Suite: A powerful set of BusinessObjects administration tools for enhanced security management, auditing, backup recovery and impact analysis.

Minith Patel, InfoSol Inc.

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.

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar Series: Designing Dazzling Xcelsius Dashboards

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Let's Speak BO Webinar on February 10th, Designing Dazzling Xcelsius Dashboards
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February 10th, 10:00-11:00 AM (MST)

Join us with Roxanne Pittman and Taylor Packwood of InfoSol for a wealth of tips, tricks and ideas on how to develop compelling and effective Xcelsius Dashboards. The session will include how to make the most of existing functionality within Xcelsius and show some of the popular third party add-on components.

Roxanne Pittman, InfoSol

Roxanne is a Senior BI Consultant and has been with InfoSol for 9 years now. In addition to being a multi-certified instructor in reporting, universe and dashboard design, Roxanne has experience working with Fortune 500 companies as a consultant in the deployment of business intelligence solutions across the United States as well as in Europe, Australia and the Middle East. Roxanne’s passion for exciting data visualizations earned her the title of D-Va: Dashboard Visualization Artist, working with Xcelsius since 2006, Dashboards 4.x and most recently HTML5 dashboards using InfoBurst Apps.

Taylor Packwood, InfoSol

A graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in Computer Information Systems, Taylor Packwood began working at InfoSol in fall of 2012. Using a combination of his creativitiy and technical skills, he has developed a skill and passion in developing dashboards, choosing to specialize specifically in both SAP Dashboards as well as IB Apps HTML5 Dashboards.

Arizona BusinessObjects and Crystal User Group Meeting – February 5, 2015

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AZBOCUG Meeting Feb. 5, 2015

You and your colleagues are invited to join us at the next information packed Arizona Business Objects and Crystal User Group (AZBOCUG) meeting Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:30-4:15 PM.

Attendance is free; however, we do ask that you register for count purposes.

Location:

South Mountain Community College – Student Union Room 100A

7050 S 24th St Phoenix, AZ
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Agenda:

12:30 – 1:00 pm | Registration, Welcome, Announcements

1:15- 1:45 pm | Free-Hand SQL in SAP Web Intelligence 4.1 SP05 –Adam Lange, A. Lange Consulting LLC

This session will introduce attendees to the new free-hand SQL feature that was recently introduced in SAP Web Intelligence 4.1 SP05. Adam Lange will demonstrate the capabilities and limitations of this new feature. Also,Desktop Intelligence users will learn how free-hand SQL will benefit their 4.1 migration plans

1:45- 2:30 pm | TBD

2:30- 3:00 pm | Break & Networking

3:00- 3:45 pm | Top 3 Business Cases for Location Intelligence and BI – Ryan Goodman, Centigon Solutions

Ryan Goodman, founder and CEO of Centigon Solutions will share the top business cases and tips for injecting maps into your BI implementation. This session will extract the knowledge taken from hundreds of customer stories and learn how to gather and transform requirements into amazing location intelligence solutions

3:45 – 4:00 pm | Raffle & Prizes

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Cincinnati BusinessObjects Users Meeting – Friday, March 6, 2015

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Cincinnati BOUG Meeting, March 6, 2015

You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed, Cincinnati BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Friday, March 6, 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.

Location

UC Health

3200 Burnet Ave.

Cincinnati, OH 45231

Parking Garage Ticket Will Be Validated At The Meeting (see map attachment)

 

Agenda

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         Building the Data Foundation Layer with the IDT – Michael Ward, Creative Tech & Training Solutions

This presentation will provide an in-depth look at building universe with the IDT.  It will specifically talk about the necessary steps from the beginning up to the Data Foundation Layer.

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 v4.1Michael 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

 

 

 

North Carolina BusinessObjects Users Meeting – Thursday, February 12, 2015

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North Carolina BOUG Meeting, Feb. 12, 2015

You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed, North Carolina BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Thursday, February 12, 2015, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, hosted by Creative Technology & Training Solutions, Centigon Solutions, and InfoSol Inc.  Attendance is free, however, we do ask that you register for count purposes.

Location

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

1830 Chapel Hill Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Free Parking In Employee Parking Lot

 

Agenda

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

08:45 – 09:00 am           Introduction

09:00 – 10:00 am          Upgrading to v4.1: What’s Important? What’s Not?Michael Ward, Creative Tech & Train Solutions

This presentation will cover all the major areas of importance when upgrading to v4.1.

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 BIRyan 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 v4.1Michael 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

 

 

Indianapolis BusinessObjects Users Meeting – Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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Indianapolis BOUG Meeting Feb. 11, 2015

You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed, Indianapolis BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Wednesday, February 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.

Location

Indiana Farm Bureau

225 South East Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Free Parking Adjacent to Building

 

Agenda

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

08:45 – 09:00 am           Introduction

09:00 – 10:00 am          Upgrading to v4.1: What’s Important? What’s Not?Michael Ward, Creative Tech & Train Solutions

This presentation will cover all the major areas of importance when upgrading to v4.1.

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         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.

02:00 – 02:45 pm         Building Master Detail Reports in Webi v4.1Michael 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.

02:45 – 3:00 pm          Break 

03:00 – 3:45 pm          Customizing The BI LaunchpadMichael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

Learn how to customize the look and feel of the new BI Launchpad.

03:45 pm                       Wrap-up

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

 

 

Portland BusinessObjects Users Meeting – Thursday, February 5, 2015

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Portland BOUG Meeting, Feb. 5, 2015

You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed Portland BusinessObjects Users meeting on Thursday, February 5, 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.

Location

Providence Murray Business center

Suite 100 Conference Room

3601 SW Murray Blvd

Beaverton, OR 97005

 

Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 am           Registration – Free Continental Breakfast Provided

8:45 – 9:00 am           Introduction

9:00 – 10:00 am         Building the Data Foundation Layer with the IDT – Amy O’Neel, InfoSol

This presentation will provide an in-depth look at building universe with the IDT.  It will specifically talk about the necessary steps from the beginning up to the Data Foundation Layer.

10:00 – 10:15 am         Break

10:15 – 11:30 am          The Central Management Console: How does it work? – Amy O’Neel, Infosol 

This session will provide and in-depth look at the Central Management Console and its inner workings.

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

01:00  – 02:00 pm      Upgrading to v4.1: What’s Important? What’s Not? – Michael Ward, Creative Tech & Train Solutions

This presentation will cover all the major areas of importance when Upgrading to v4.1.

02:00  –  2:45 pm        Multiple Data Providers:  What’s New??? – Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

In this presentation you will lLearn 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 v4.1Michael 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

 

 

Denver BusinessObjects Users Meeting – Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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Denver BOUG Meeting Feb. 4, 2015

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

Location

Denver Federal Center

6th Avenue and Kippling Street, Bldg 25  Enter at Gate 1

Denver, CO 80225

Free Parking

 

Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 am           Registration – Free Continental Breakfast Provided

8:45 – 9:00 am           Introduction

9:00 – 10:00 am         Streamlining & Accelerating Your Migration to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 – Fred Walther, APOS

This session will provide an overview of key topics for planning and executing the migration to SAP BusinessObjects 4.1 platform.  This will include a discussion of the important phases of a successful migration, and considering those phases with respect to the complexities of specific customer migration experiences. Key learning points and best practices from customer migration experiences will be highlighted, as well as discussion of how those best practices and advanced technologies can be used to streamline and speed the migration process.

10:00 – 10:15 am          Break

10:15 – 11:30 am           Top 3 Cases for Location Intelligence and BIRyan 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.

11:30 – 1:00 pm           Lunch:  On Your Own

01:00 – 2:00 pm         What to Expect When You Migrate to BI 4.1 – Amy O’Neel, InfoSol

2015 will be the year that a lot of BusinessObjects customers will migrate to the new BI 4.1 release. There is much that is new and there are choices to make in terms of migration and conversion options.

This session will outline the main differences, the key choices and some best practices and useful tips to help with this transition.

02:00 – 2:45 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 The Data Foundation Layer – Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

This session will provide an in-depth look at building the critical Data Foundation Layer using the IDT.

3:45 pm                       Wrap-up

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