Cincinnati BusinessObjects User Group Meeting (BOUG) – Friday May 12th, 2017

You are personally invited to join us at the Cincinnati BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Friday, May 12th, 2017 from 8:30am – 4:00pm hosted by Creative Technology & Training Solutions and InfoSol Inc.  Attendance is free; however, we do ask that you register for count purposes.


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Main hospital: Building C, Floor 3, Room 202
3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 2023
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3026

Parking available in Visitor Parking garage – Parking ticket can be validated at Meeting

Visitor Parking Detail


8:30 – 9:00 am – Registration (Free Breakfast Provided)

8:45 – 9:00 am – Introduction

9:00 – 10:00 am – What’s New in v4.1 SP 6/v4.2 SP3 – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo highlighting the many new features of both 4.1 and v4.2. Topics to include: Excel and Free Hand SQL as a data provider, Large numbers, grouping, Input Control enhancements, Prompt Variants, Grouped Input Controls, Shared Elements, Referencing, Calculation enhancements, Concurrent processing of queries, and merging on local variables. It will also include new features in the IDT. Changes within the service packs will also be addressed.

10:00 – 10:15am – Break

10:15 – 11:30am – Visualizing your Business Objects Audit System – Doug Evans, InfoSol Inc.

In this session we will explore the Business Objects Audit system and show how you can quickly visualize some crucial Auditing information via a Business Objects Dashboard being fed by connectors through InfoBurst that is tied to the Auditing data.

11:30– 12:45 pm – Lunch: On Your Own

12:45 – 1:30 pm – Introduction To IDT – Michael Ward, CTTS

This live demo will provide an in-depth look at building universes with the IDT. It will include defining a project, creating connections, building the data foundation, adding a business layer, and security. It will include best practices as well!

1:30 – 2:30 pm – Validating the Migration of Your Business Objects Reports with 360Bind – Doug Evans, InfoSol Inc.

In this session we will demonstrate the power of 360Bind to assist in the migration of your Business Objects Reports by providing the ability to create report bind tasks, launch and schedule the tasks, monitor the results of the report processing, export bind tasks to another Business objects environment to be launched and run report comparisons between two business objects environments for detection of non-matching reports and aid in troubleshooting.

02:30 – 2:45 pm Break

02:45 – 3:30 pm – Multiple data providers: It’s A Whole New World – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo of how to add multiple data providers to a document. New data provider types will also be covered, including Excel and Free Hand SQL. It will include an in-depth look at merging, and the various options associated with merging. It will also include a section on the various uses of Excel files in WebIntelligence document. The presentation It will include tips and tricks and best practices.

03:30 pm – Wrap-up

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



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