North Carolina (Raleigh) BusinessObjects User Group Meeting – October 4, 2016

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You are personally invited to join us at the North Carolina (Raleigh) BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 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.


4613 University Dr.
Bldg. 450 Room 3105
Durham, NC 27707

Free Parking


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

8:45 – 9:00am Introduction

9:00 – 10:00am Using Auditor to Size an Existing BI System for Migration – Doug Evans, InfoSol Inc.

When migrating an existing BI system why not leverage what you currently have to gauge what you will need to size your new BI system. In this presentation, you will see how you can use Auditor to assist in sizing an existing system for migration. You will learn how you can leverage the data contained within the BO Auditor database by using a Universe and set of reports available to you from SAP and plugging in key data points into the BI4 Sizing Estimator Dashboard to give you valuable sizing information.

10:00 – 10:15am Break

10:15 – 11:30am Building Universes with The IDT – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo of building a universe with the new IDT. It will include defining a project, building connections, creating the data foundation, building the business layer, and adding LOV’s and Parameters. It will include best practice tips.

11:30– 12:45pm Lunch: On Your Own

12:45 – 1:30pm Using 360Plus to handle Backups, Recovery & Promotion Management within your BusinessObjects Environment – Doug Evans, InfoSol Inc.

In this presentation, you will see a new powerful backup strategy in 360Plus that will allow you to make selective restores of any object. The 360Plus backup process has the ability to save at an object level and not at a whole file store level thus making restores much quicker and easier to accomplish. We will also take a look at how 360Plus can easily promote content between environments. These and many other features within 360Plus has made it a must have tool for many Business Objects customers around the world.

1:30 – 2:30pm What’s New in v4.1/v4.2 – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo of v4.1/v4.2 and will highlight the many new features introduced in v4.1 and coming attractions in v4.2. It will include adding new data provider types including Excel files and Free Hand SQL. Changes in the way we Merge dimensions will also be covered in depth.

02:30 – 2:45pm Break

02:45 – 3:30pm Context Operators: So That’s How They Work! – Michael Ward, CTTS

This presentation will be a live demo of how to use Context Operators, including For Each, For All and IN. Topics will be covered through a series if live examples.

03:30 pm Wrap-up

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

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