Indianapolis BusinessObjects User Group Meeting – September 16, 2014


You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed Indianapolis BusinessObjects Users meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 8:00 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.


Navient (Formerly Sallie Mae)

11100 USA Parkway
Fishers, IN 46037


8:00 – 8:45 am   Registration –Continental Breakfast Provided by InfoSol and Creative Technology & Training Solutions

8:45 – 10:00 am   Limitless Business Intelligence – InfoSol

This enlightening session will highlight and demonstrate four customer case studies of business intelligence applications created using BusinessObjects tools and inspired imaginations.  They will include a Drug Safety solution for a Pharmaceutical company and a location intelligence application to help build stronger vendor relationships and partnerships.

10:00 – 10:15 am   Break

10:15 – 11:30 am   Building Universes with the IDT :  Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

An overview and live demo of the new IDT for universe development.

11:30 – 12:45 pm   Lunch:  Provided by Navient. 

12:45 – 1:45 pm   Dashboards and Data Exploration: Chris Kruger, InfoSol        

This session will show you how to build some visualizations with the data visualization tools and dashboarding tools that are available with Business Objects. You will learn what the applications are used for and how to use them. The applications include: Dashboards 4, Design Studio, Lumira, and Explorer.

1:45 – 2:30 pm    Managing BI Volume and Complexity Challenges: Fred Walther, APOS System Inc

Successful traction of SAP BusinessObjects content within an organization typically brings significant    growth in the deployment.  It also brings growth in the platform management challenges resulting from volume and complexity.  In order to keep your deployment on track without limiting its reach, these volume and complexity challenges need to be managed efficiently. This session will identify key challenges areas impacting system awareness, content management and system management, and will look at methods and technologies for addressing these challenges.

2:30 – 2:45 pm Break

2:45 – 3:45 pm   What’s New in BusinessObjects 4.1 SP 2/3: Advanced Formatting Techniques:  

Michael Ward,   Creative Technology & Training Solutions

Conditional formatting, Hiding column, blocks and sections, Master-Detail reports, Linking blocks, and charting in v4.1.

3:45 – 4:00 pm  Wrap-up


Register at: or (586) 677-8300.

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

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