Denver BusinessObjects User Group Meeting – November 4th, 2016

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You are personally invited to join us at the DenverBusinessObjects Users Meeting on Friday, November 4th, 2016 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.


Zimmer Biomet
310 Interlocken Pkwy
Training Room North
Broomfield, CO 80021


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

8:45 – 9:00 am Introduction

9:00 – 10:00 am Let’s Speak BO – The Force Reawakens – Paul Grill, InfoSol Inc.

BusinessObjects has dominated the Business Intelligence landscape for more than two decades and remains the most popular BI suite in use today. While there has been much hype about alternative solutions replacing it, a remarkable resurgence in its usage by both existing and new organizations has occurred instead. The BusinessObjects force has reawakened!
InfoSol CEO, Paul J. Grill, will share his unique insights and entertaining stories on what has been happening in the SAP BusinessObjects universe in the last year , and how the Force is being harnessed for the greater good…. the saga continues!

10:00 – 10:15am Break

10:15 – 11:30am Context Operators: So That’s How They Work! – Mihcael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo of how to use Context Operators, including For Each, For All and IN. Topics will be covered through a series if live examples.

11:30– 12:45 pm Lunch: On Your Own

12:45 – 1:30 pm The Five People You Meet in Dashboard Heaven – Paul Grill, InfoSol Inc.

Following the phenomenal success of “The Seven Deadly Sins of Dashboard Design”, BI Dashboard Evangelist, Paul Grill, shifts the focus to highlighting some remarkable BI dashboards – how they came about, the impact they had and the people that made them happen. The engagement of the business user is critical to both the success and user adoption of any BI solution. In the case studies covered, the users play critical roles in the idea, the design and the result and will show the importance of best practices in making the user experience the number one priority. The examples will range from an analysis of hospital patient flow to saving the world’s remaining tiger population.

1:30 – 2:30 pm What’s New in v4.1/v4.2 – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo of v4.1/v4.2 and will highlight the many new features introduced in v4.1 and coming attractions in v4.2. It will include adding new data provider types including Excel files and Free Hand SQL. Changes in the way we Merge dimensions will also be covered in depth.

02:30 – 2:45 pm Break

02:45 – 3:30 pm Building Universes with the IDT – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo building a universe with the IDT. It will include defining a project, setting up connections, building a data foundation, building a business layer, adding custom LOVS and Parameters, and Publishing a universe.

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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