SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 The Complete Reference 3/E by Cindi HowsonSAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 The Complete Reference 3/E by Cindi Howson

SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 The Complete Reference 3/E

byCindi Howson, Elizabeth Newbould

Paperback | November 12, 2012

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The definitive reference for building actionable business intelligence—completely revised for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0.

Unleash the full potential of business intelligence with fact-based decisions, aligned to business goals, using reports and dashboards that lead from insight to action. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0: The Complete Reference offers completely updated coverage of the latest BI platform.

Find out how to work with the new Information Design Tool to create universes that access multiple data sources and SAP BW. See how to translate complex business questions into highly efficient Web Intelligence queries and publish your results to the BI Launchpad. Learn how to create dashboards from data sourced through a universe or spreadsheet. The most important concepts for universe designers, report and dashboard authors, and business analysts are fully explained and illustrated by screenshots, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions.

  • Establish and evolve BI goals
  • Maximize your BI investments by offering the right module to the right user
  • Create robust universes with the Information Design Tool, leveraging multiple data sources, derived tables, aggregate awareness, and parameters
  • Develop a security plan that is scalable and flexibleDesign
  • Web Intelligence reports from basic to advanced
  • Create sophisticated calculations and advanced formatting to highlight critical business trends
  • Build powerful dashboards to embed in PowerPoint or the BI Launchpad
  • Use Explorer to visually navigate large data sets and uncover patterns
Cindi Howson is the founder of BI Scorecard, an independent industry analyst, and faculty member of The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI). She is the bestselling author ofBusinessObjects XI: The Complete Reference and Successful Business Intelligence. Elizabeth Newbould is the owner of Solstice Consulting Group (, a p...
Title:SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 The Complete Reference 3/EFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 7.5 × 1.5 inPublished:November 12, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071773126

ISBN - 13:9780071773126

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