Lumira – Data Visualization

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Price: Contact below for quote

Duration: 1 Day

Available Dates: 

Who is this course intended for?

Business analysts and anyone wishing to do data discovery; report developers and technology consultants

What will I learn?

A key component of Business Intelligence today is data discovery and with SAP’s powerful Self Service BI solution users can now quickly unlock the value of data to provide valuable insights. This one-day course will benefit users looking for a solution to access, transform and visualize data in a repeatable, self-service way and get immediate answers to business-critical questions. This hands-on training covers SAP BusinessObjects Lumira.

What should I know?

No prerequisites!

Course Agenda

Self Service BI

  • Introduction to Self Service BI
  • Need for Data Discovery
  • Overview of BusinessObjects Explorer and Lumira

Introduction to SAP Lumira Desktop

  • Lumira Architecture overview
  • Navigating the different sections of Lumira Desktop UI
  • Changing Preferences and managing partner extensions
  • Data Manipulation and Visualizations

Data Acquisition – Connectivity Options

  • Excel data source
  • Text data source
  • Clipboard/external website data source
  • SQL data source
  • BI 4.1 Universe data source

Advanced Capabilities – Data Preparation

  • Creating calculated dimensions
  • Creating hierarchies – Time based, geographic and custom
  • Merge and append documents

Composing Stories

  • Designing a storyboard with visualizations and input controls
  • Customizing storyboards
  • Creating Hyperlinks

Sharing Insights – Publishing Capabilities

  • Publishing Lumira stories to cloud and BI 4.1 Platform
  • Publishing datasets
  • Visualizing Lumira Content on iPad


  1. Kimberly Harding says

    I’m interested in signing up 12 people from my team and our organization for the Explorer/Lumira training on 7/30. Can you let me know if there are 12 spaces available or options for running a dedicated class?
    Kimberly Harding

  2. Josie Meloche says

    Hello Kimberly.

    Thank you for your enquiry and it was great coordinating with you on this yesterday. We are looking forward to working with you.
    Josie Meloche

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