New York Area BusinessObjects Users Group – Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 POSTPONED

The May New York Area BusinessObjects User Group has been postponed until further notice. We will send out an update when we are able to reschedule in the future.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: BusinessObjects vs Tableau: Relate with Reporting Requirements

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Tuesday March 17th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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Tableau is one of the most popular tools for visualizations and interactive dashboards. But, how does Tableau handle analytical reporting to meet an organization’s business requirements. Join us and our BusinessObjects and Tableau expert Rajesh Ponnurangam, as he takes us through an interesting demo of comparing report development features, formulas and formatting guidelines of Web Intelligence with Tableau.

Pittsburgh BusinessObjects Users Group – Friday, November 1, 2019

You are personally invited to join us at the information packed Pittsburgh BusinessObjects Users Group meeting Friday, November 1, 2019.

Attendance:  Free – We just ask that you register for count purposes:

Registration:  If you plan to attend, please email and provide them with your name and the names of anyone else who will be attending from your company.

Parking: Free


08:30 – 08:50  Registration and Breakfast

08:50 – 09:00  Welcome & Announcements, Tammy Datri

09:00 – 09:50  Fire up your FIORI LaunchPadRajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol

Attend this session if you want to explore the sensational new features and navigation capabilities of the new FIORI BI Launchpad. This session will cover BI 4.2 SP06 & SP07 FIORI features such as Web Intelligence interactive viewer, filters and report navigation, new charts and chart properties, custom elements and formulas. This will be a perfect session for end users and report designers who are excited to learn the new features and functions specific to FIORI.

09:50 – 10:00  Break

10:00 – 10:50  BusinessObjects BI 4.2 – 45 Features in 45 MinutesRajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol

Get to know the detail level product overview of what is new in BI 4.2 and the reasons to upgrade your current BI systems to 4.2. This session covers 45 latest features in BI 4.2 which will be helpful for your entire organization, including, but not limited to, BO administrators, Universe designers, Report developers and Business users. If we have time, we will aim for 60

10:50 – 11:00  Break

11:00 – 11:50  BulletProof Disaster Recovery for SAP BusinessObjects @ SAP, Nathan Crook, 360Suite

  • Set up & maintaining an on-going strategy for meeting requirements for Disaster Recovery (DR).
  • Improved abilities for report migration & promotion.
  • Greater visibility to compare between CMS’ to know exactly what changed, if anything between source and target.
  • Flexible backup for the entire landscape to bring back any single object.

11:50 – 12:30  Lunch

12:30 – 01:20  Latest Features in BusinessObjects BI 4.xSatish Rajagopal, 360Suite

Details to be released soon

01:20 – 01:30  Break

01:30 – 02:20  Tableau with BusinessObjects – Bring out the best of both the worlds Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol

Learn why and how, Tableau with Business Objects is the best combination for enterprise BI.  The use cases for Tableau dashboards with BO content will be discussed. Tips and tricks designing BO content for Tableau will be discussed.  Deployment and scheduling of BO content to Tableau desktop and Tableau server will be demonstrated. And if we have time we may look at bursting out Tableau workbooks as well.

02:20 – 02:30  Wrap-up and GiveawaysPGHBOUG Steering Committee



Let’s Speak BO Webinar: BusinessObjects with Next Generation Viz Tools: Tableau & PowerBI

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Tuesday, October 1st at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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Interested in Visualizing BusinessObjects data in Tableau or PowerBI? Are you evaluating Tableau or PowerBI? Find out why more than 50% of BusinessObjects customers in the US are also using Tableau or PowerBI and how to integrate BusinessObjects with these tools. This session will cover creating a visualization in Tableau and PowerBI along with how they can be integrated with BusinessObjects to create optimal BI solutions.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: SAP BusinessObjects with Tableau

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Tuesday, October 16th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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Join us and SAP BusinessObjects and Tableau consultant, Allan Williams, as we explore the relationship between an SAP BusinessObjects deployment alongside with Tableau in your organization. This session will explore some of the latest features within Tableau and the source connection options available to leverage SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Reports and Universes using InfoBurst with Tableau.

Let’s Speak BO Webinar: The Integration of Tableau into BusinessObjects

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Tuesday, November 29th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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Learn how Tableau can connect to Business Objects Webi, Crystal and Deski 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.

Speaker: Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol Inc.

Rajesh Ponnurangam. InfoSol IncRajesh Ponnurangam is a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant with Infosol. He is a SAP certified associate with extensive experience in design and development of Business Intelligence applications for apparel, retail, consumer goods and manufacturing industries. He specializes in Business Objects solutions, SAP HANA and BW data modeling. He has a proven track record in designing strategies for ETL, BI application development, implementation, rollout and support.