Detroit BusinessObjects User Meeting – Friday, February 27, 2015

You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed Detroit BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Friday, February 27, 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.


Ford Motor Company

Rotunda Court 1    Room 101

15011 Commerce Drive South

Dearborn, MI 48120


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 – 01:45 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.

01:45 – 02:45 pm   Using BI Workspaces – Streamlining Information Consumption – Mohammed Siddiqui, Bosch

This presentation will show you how to create BI workspace to streamline information consumption by centralizing and personalizing regularly access information and analytics needed for daily work activities.  BI Workspaces will allow users to create a personalized view of BI Launchpad by creating a workspace with Web Intelligence Documents, Xcelsius Dashboards, OpenDocuments ,Crystal Reports and web pages that can all interact and set it as their default homepage

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

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

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