Cincinnati BusinessObjects User Group Meeting – Oct. 1, 2014



You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed Cincinnati BusinessObjects Users meeting on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 8:00 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.


Luxottica Retail
4000 Luxottica Place, Mason, OH 45040
Free Parking


8:00 – 8:45 am   Registration – Continental Breakfast Provided by InfoSol and Creative Technology & Training Solutions

8:45 – 10:00 am   Limitless Business Intelligence – Chris Kruger, InfoSol

This enlightening session will highlight and demonstrate four customer case studies of business intelligence applications created using BusinessObjects tools and inspired imaginations.  They will include a Drug Safety solution for a Pharmaceutical company and a location intelligence application to help build stronger vendor relationships and partnerships.

10:00 – 10:15 am Break

10:15 – 11:30 am   Building Universes with the IDT :  Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

An overview and live demo of the new IDT for universe development.

11:30 – 12:45pm   On Your Own For Lunch. 

12:45 – 1:45 pm   Dashboards and Data Exploration: Chris Kruger, InfoSol        

This session will show you how to build some visualizations with the data visualization tools and dashboarding tools that are available with Business Objects. You will learn what the applications are used for and how to use them. The applications include: Dashboards 4, Design Studio, Lumira, and Explorer.

1:45 – 2:45 pm    What’s New in BusinessObjects 4.1 SP 2/3: Advanced Formatting Techniques:  

Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

Conditional formatting, Hiding column, blocks and sections, Master-Detail reports,

Linking blocks, and charting in v4.1.

2:45 – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 – 3:45 pm   Customizing The BI Launchpad In 30 Minutes or Less:   

Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

How to customize the BI LaunchPad.

3:45 – 4:00 pm  Wrap-up


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