North Carolina (Raleigh) BusinessObjects User Group Meeting (BOUG) – Thursday, March 23, 2017

You are personally invited to join us at the North Carolina (Raleigh) BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 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.


5440 Wade Park Boulevard
Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27607

Parking available adjacent to the building.


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

8:45 – 9:00 am Introduction

9:00 – 10:00 am Integration of BusinessObjects and Tableau – Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol Inc.

Learn how Tableau can connect to Business Objects reports via InfoBurst. Deployment and scheduling of BO content to Tableau will be demonstrated. The use cases for Tableau dashboards with BO content will be discussed. And if we have time we may look at bursting out Tableau workbooks as well.

10:00 – 10:15am Break

10:15 – 11:30am What’s New in v4.1 SP 6/v4.2 SP3 – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo highlighting the many new features of both 4.1 and v4.2. Topics to include: Excel and Free Hand SQL as a data provider, Large numbers, grouping, Input Control enhancements, Prompt Variants, Grouped Input Controls, Shared Elements, Referencing, Calculation enhancements, Concurrent processing of queries, and merging on local variables. It will also include new features in the IDT. Changes within the service packs will also be addressed.

11:30– 12:45 pm Lunch: On Your Own

12:45 – 1:30 pm Get, Set, Go BI Mobile – Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol Inc.

It’s imperative to consider the most convenient way to view BI content on a mobile device. But, where do I start with Mobile BI? How do I use my personal mobile devices for BI content? How to create native HTML5 dashboards for iOS devices? How do Webi and Lumira help in providing a quick turnaround and better visualization for mobile? This session will address all of the above questions in detail with a live demo of Mobile BI on iOS and android. The attendees will be able to compare deployment options

01:30 – 2:30 pm The Advantages of Using IDT Over UDT – Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol Inc.

The Information Design Tools or IDT is a new semantic layer modeling tool from SAP. But the Universe Design Tool or UDT is still being supported and delivered as part of BI Client tools. What are the advantages of using IDT versus UDT? What are the new features and benefits in creating an IDT UNX Universe? What do I do with my old UNV universes? This session will address all of the above questions. The steps to create an IDT universe and its differences from UDT will be demonstrated

02:30 – 2:45 pm Break

02:45 – 3:30 pm 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. New data provider types will also be covered, including Excel and Free Hand SQL. It will include an in-depth look at merging, and the various options associated with merging. It will also include a section on the various uses of Excel files in WebIntelligence document. The presentation It will include tips and tricks and best practices.

03:30 pm Wrap-up

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


Speak Your Mind