South East Michigan BusinessObjects User Group Meeting – October 27th, 2016

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You are personally invited to join us at the South East Michigan BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Thursday, October 27th, 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.


Oakland County
1200 N Telegraph Rd
Building 49 West, Lecture Hall
Pontiac, MI 48341

Free Parking


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

8:45 – 9:00am Introduction

9:00 – 10:00am 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.

10:00 – 10:15am Break

10:15 – 11:30am Using Auditor to Size an Existing BI4 System for Migration – Doug Evans, InfoSol Inc.

When migrating an existing BI4 system why not leverage what you currently have to gauge what you will need to size your new BI4 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.

11:30– 12:45pm Lunch: On Your Own

12:45 – 1:30pm 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.

1:30 – 2:30pm 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.

02:30 – 2:45pm Break

02:45 – 3:30pm Sensitive Data Protection with Data Services Data Masking Transform – Doug Evans, InfoSol Inc.

In today’s world it is extremely important to protect critical business assets. In this presentation you will learn how you can build data protection into existing ETL logic as one data movement process. Data Services Data Masking transform provides various data protection techniques to match specific protection requirements. You will see how you can protect personal identification ID’s such as Social Security Numbers and other personal data such as Email’s, Salaries and randomize sensitive production data for test data management.

03:30pm Wrap-up

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

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