North Carolina (Charlotte) BusinessObjects User Group Meeting – February 25

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You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed North Carolina (Charlotte) BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Thursday, February 25, 2016, 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.

200 South College Street,
Suite 1900
Charlotte, NC 28202

Free Parking


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

8:45 – 9:00am Introduction

9:00 – 10:00am Limitless Business Intelligence –Let’s Speak BO –  Paul Grill, InfoSol Inc.

There are many good reasons why SAP BusinessObjects is still the best BI suite on the planet. Most notably is the totally amazing and limitless business intelligence application that organizations are creating with it every day. Interestingly, many are finding that this can be done without making huge investments in new technology but by simply understanding and using the capabilities that exist in the core BO tools. This session will discuss what has been happening with and around BusinessObjects in the last 12 months, show some truly Limitless Bi solutions using BO and explain why the “Let’s Speak BO” movement is on fire.

10:00 – 10:15am Break

10:15 – 11:30am 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. Data providers will include universes, Excel files and Free Hand SQL. It will include a section on how to synchronize your data by merging or linking dimensions. It will include tips and tricks and best practices.

11:30– 12:45pm Lunch: On Your Own

12:45 – 1:30pm Using BusinessObjects BI Solutions to Improve Supply Chain management – Paul Grill, InfoSol Inc.

Business Intelligence is changing the way we look at every aspect of our business or operation. One area where it has enormous impact is Supply Chain Management. This session will present and discuss three recent case studies of how using the BusinessObjects BI tools in supply chain management processes brought about remarkable positive change and results. This will include a global mining company that implemented a spend analytics solution resulting in tens of millions of dollars in annual savings.

1:30 – 2:30pm How To Create Lumira Storyboards – Todd Wells, Kingfisher

Creating Storyboards in Lumira is easy, but creating GREAT storyboards takes a bit more creativity and design. Pick up some secrets that turn the ordinary into the extraordinary using the latest build-in features of Lumira.

02:30 – 2:45pm Break

02:45 – 3:30pm What’s New in v4.1 SP 7 – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo highlighting the many new reporting features through v4.1 SP 7. It will include comparisons to what has changed from v3.1. Topics will be presented in a live demo.

03:30pm Wrap-up

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

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