South East Michigan BusinessObjects User Group Meeting – February 5th

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You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed South East Michigan BusinessObjects Users Meeting on Friday, February 5, 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.


Ascension Health
Providence Hospital Medical Building
22250 Providence Drive, Room 8E (8th floor)
Southfield, MI 48075

Free Parking
Near the Medical Building Entrance
Medical Building is BEHIND main Hospital

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

8:45 – 9:00am Introduction

9:00 – 10:00 am What’s New in v4.1 SP 7

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.

10:00 – 10:15am Break

10:15 – 11:30am Data Profiling in Data Services

While SAP Information Steward is the primary tool for data profiling, technical data profiling can actually be done directly in Data Services. In this session you will see through demonstration how you can go beyond simple viewing of the data to actually conducting a thorough analysis of your data. This in turn provides you with great information to building better jobs in Data Services. You will see how the data profiling process will produce a statistical analysis that includes Frequency Distribution, Distinct Values, Null Values, Minimum / Maximum Values, Data Patterns, Comparisons of values between data sets and Drill-down capabilities to view specific records.

11:30– 12:45 pm Lunch: On Your Own

12:45 – 1:30 pm Creating Calculations In WebIntelligence v4.1: From Basic to Context!

This session will cover the basics of creating calculations up through the most advanced features. It will include creating formulas, converting to variables, and creating variables directly. It will include an in-depth look at the function library, including many of the new functions. The presentation will also include a detailed look at utilizing dates in your calculations as well as more advanced features. The presentation will consist of a live demo of all topics covered.

1:30 – 2:30 pm An Introduction into 360Suite

Managing security, auditing your Business Objects environment, performing backups and restores, managing versions, running impact analysis are all very important tasks that need to be performed in order to maintain a healthy Business Objects environment. Even though some of these tasks can be performed within the CMC “Central Management Console”, the 360Suite of tools can provide a more viable approach to performing these functions while providing an easy to use interface into the existing CMS environments. In this session we will walk through some of the features of 360View, 360Plus and 360Eyes so you can quickly see the power of the 360Suite.

02:30 – 2:45 pm Break

02:45 – 3:30 pm Mobilizing your Xcelsius Dashboards

We will explore how to effectively turn an Xcelsius Dashboard into a mobile HTML5 equivalent. When designing the dashboard, you need to keep in mind that on mobile devices you won’t have the pinpoint precision selection of a mouse, but rather users will be using their fingers. We will investigate how you can determine which dashboard components are mobile compatible and see how a converted dashboard can be accessed in different ways.

03:30 pm Wrap-up

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


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