SAP Business Objects BI – Dashboard Design – Core & Connectivity

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Duration: 2 Days

CONTENT

  • Getting around in Xcelsius
  • Visualising data with charts
  • Using Xcelsius Components
  • Applying best practices for designing Visualisations
  • Formatting a Visualisation
  • Adding Interactivity to a Visualisation
  • Using selectors
  • Adding dynamic visibility
  • Creating a Connected Visualisation
  • Using live data sources
  • Connecting to XML Data
  • Connecting to Business Objects Universes using Query as a Web Service
  • Using Live Office data
  • Working with Business Requirements.
  • Single value components
  • Distributing the Dashboard
  • Connecting to Data Sources
  • Creating Universe Queries

AUDIENCE

 
This course is intended for inexperienced SAP Business Objects Dashboards 4.0 users who need to create and distribute interactive and connected dashboards based on Microsoft Excel workbooks.

 
PREREQUISITES:

 
ESSENTIAL

  • Basic knowledge of Excel spreadsheets

RECOMMENDED

  • Familiarity with Business Objects Enterprise, Crystal Reports, or Live Office
  • Ability to create summarised data from tabular data
  • Experience creating database queries

GOALS

  • Participants will gain the detailed knowledge necessary to design a dashboard that can be used to facilitate the decision making process.
  • Participants will become familiar with methods for connecting their dashboards to popular live data sources.
  • Participants will be able to shorten their development time using templates, themes and best practices when designing dashboards.

 

COURSE BASED ON SOFTWARE RELEASE

  • SAP Business Objects Dashboards 4.0
  • Notepad (XML Editor)
  • Windows Explorer
  • Microsoft Excel with the Business Objects Live Office plug-in
  • Crystal Reports 2011
  • BI Launchpad
  • Query as a Web Service Designer
  • Interactive Analysis/Web Intelligence

Cost: £795 + VAT

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