SAP BO

Overview:
SAP BO specializes in Business Intelligence. Business Objects is an enterprise software company, where enterprise software is designed to fulfill the needs of the organizations. This is available as a suite of customizable programs. SAP Business Objects business intelligence (BI) solutions can empower your teams to achieve remarkable results by allowing anyone in your organization self-service access to relevant information — and by helping business users transform their decision making by providing fact-based, quality information regardless of where the data resides.

Training Objectives of BO:
This SAP Business Objects Training will give you a detailed knowledge of working with the Business Intelligence tool of the SAP family. With this Business Objects online training you will gain considerable proficiency in SAP BO Architecture, concepts of data warehousing, querying of data sources, various report creation, Information Design Tool, Crystal Dashboard Design, and Web Intelligence. This training fully equips you to work with the SAP Business Objects platform which is an integrated suite of applications used to query, sort and analyze Business Intelligence data.

Target Students / Prerequisites
Students must have basic Knowledge on Business Concepts. A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows environment is required.

Introduction
Data warehouse concepts
Difference between Versions 5.x/6/5/XI R1, R2, R3
Business objects XIR3 Suite
Extendibility of Business objects XIR3 (Introduction to BO- SAP Integration/Dashboard/Xcelsius/Query as Web Service)
Role of Business objects in Data warehousing real time life cycle.

Designer
Understanding how universes allow users to query databases using their everyday business terms
Creating an ODBC connection to the course database
Creating a universe
Populating the universe structure
Defining joins in a universe
Understanding classes and objects
Creating classes and objects
Understanding measure objects
Working with LOVs in Designer
Creating a cascading LOV
Resolving loops using aliases
Resolving loops using shortcut joins
Resolving loops using contexts
Resolving chasm traps
Resolving fan traps
Restricting the data returned by objects
Using @ Functions
Working with hierarchies
Using derived tables
Creating links between universes
Setting access restrictions on a universe
Documenting universes
Deploying and maintaining universes

Advanced Designer
Use your universe design and Business Objects Universe Designer knowledge to solve Business problems
Define aggregate awareness
Apply aggregate awareness to objects
Combine database functions in objects
Construct relative data-time objects
Create complex predefined conditions
Work with advanced LOVs
Work with advanced join syntaxes
Define connection and user credential parameters
Work with Central Management Server (CMS) universe security
Move content from development to production
Maintain universe design
Work with OLAP universes

Designing Topics We can Show by using Following Databases
Oracle
Ms-Access
SqlServer
TeraData
External Files (Flat files)
SAP BW

Desktop Intelligence
Introduction to desktop intelligence
Report Creation
Publishing the report
Report conversation (desktop) to (Webi)

Webi Reporting
Accessing information with Web Intelligence
Understanding how universes allow you to query database using everyday business terms
Understanding Web Intelligence core functionalities
Creating a document in the Web Intelligence Rich Client
Viewing a Web Intelligence document in Info View
Building a simple query
Modifying a document query
Working with query properties
Restricting data with query filters
Modifying a query with a predefined query filter
Applying a single-value query filter
Using prompts to restrict data
Using complex filters
Working in the Report Panel
Displaying data in tables and charts
Using breaks and cross tabs
Formatting break, calculations, and report filters
Formatting breaks and cross tabs
Using default and custom sorts
Ranking data to see top or bottom values
Using alerter to highlight information
Organizing a report into sections
Copying data to other applications
Preparing document for PDF and print
Document formatting
Formatting charts
Understanding formulas and variables
Understanding how Web Intelligence calculates data
Creating formulas and variables to calculate data
Adding a new query using a personal data provider
Creating multiples queries in a document
Synchronizing data with merged dimensions
Analyzing the data cube
Drilling into the data
Setting Web Intelligence drill options
Exporting documents from the Rich Client
Accessing Info View
Managing documents in Info View
Scheduling a Web Intelligence document
Setting Info View preference

Advanced Webi reporting
Using combined queries
Using sub-queries
Creating a query based on another query
Changing data sources
Understanding the impact of the query drill on performance
Understanding calculation contexts
Redefining calculation context
Using character string functions
Using the replace( ) function
Using the right ( ) function
Using the Substring ( ) function
Using the Pos ( ) function
Using If ( ) to group data
Using data tracking
Using additional report function
Understanding the options for creating hyperlinks in Web Intelligence
Creating hyperlinks in the different Web Intelligence interfaces

Webi rich client
Web Intelligence Rich Client general preferences
To create a new document in Web Intelligence Rich Client without Universe
To select a universe in Web Intelligence Rich Client
How does Web Intelligence generate combined queries?
Scope of analysis
Levels of scope of analysis
To set the scope analysis

Query as Web service
Usage of Query as web service
How to configure and use
Viewing the Universe and Webi reports using web service
Viewing the Crystal XCelsius reports using web service

Introduction to Dashboard
Creating Dashboards
Contents
What is Dashboard Builder?
Creating an Analytic based on a Universe Query
Creating a Corporate Dashboards folder
Creating a pie chart based on sales of product lines
Selecting data for the pie chart
Saving your pie chart
Creating a bubble chart that compares product line sales to Revenues
Selecting data for the bubble chart
Saving your bubble chart
Scheduling an Analytic Refresh
Scheduling a refresh on your bubble chart
Designing a Corporate Dashboard
Analytics in dashboards
Set the dashboard preferences
Creating a dashboard
Add a text analytic to the dashboard
Creating a speedometer gauge that shows profit margins
What is a speedometer?
Getting Started Creating Dashboards
Selecting the data for the speedometer
Creating a dashboard tab that contains analytics
Creating a dashboard sub tab with web page and viewer analytics
Creating a sub tab
Adding a web page analytic to the sub tab
Adding a viewer to the dashboard sub tab

Data source Migration
Migrating reports and data sources
Migration options
Modifying the migration setting

Import Wizard / Report Conversation
Using Import wizard
Creating of BIAR
Migrating the BO objects from one CMS to another CMS
Migrating the objects from one domain to another (dev/stage/Prod)

Publishing
Publish the Webi report between different CMS
Publish the converted reports (deski to webi) to destination servers

Publishing the repository objects

CMC/CCM/CMS
Introduction of Window and web based Central management in BOXIR3
Roles and responsibilities of Contents of CCM/CMS/CMC
When to use CCM/CMS/CMC
Detail description of contents of CCM/CMS/CMC
Case study

BO-SAP INTEGRATION
Understanding common interfaces between BOXIR3 and SAP
Installation and Integration methods
Bring the SAP environment in to BOXIR3 and vice versa
Working with SAP objects in Crystal 2008 (Info cubes/SAP Table)

Crystal Report 2008
Introduction to Crystal Reports
Creating Reports
Selecting Records
Organizing Data on Reports
Formatting & Section Formatting
Creating basic and complex formulas
Using Variables and Arrays
Using Report Templates
Applying Conditional Reporting
Building parameterized and specialized reports
Summarizing Data with Cross Tabs
Using Report Sections
Representing Data Visually
Managing Reports
Distributing Reports
Using Repository and Repository data sources
Report Processing
Using sub Reports
Using Custom Functions
How to Publish Crystal Report in Bo-Enterprise Portal
Scheduling

CRYSTAL XCELSIUS
Understanding crystal xcelsius
Creating templates
Building query template in xcelsius
Creating scorecard and dashboard using xcelsius

BO-VOYAGER
Understanding Voyager
Creation of personal and corporate voyager
Publishing the voyager
Importing cubes in voyager & Report Development

Bo-Administration
Computer setup
Business Objects Enterprise Architecture
Creating Folders, Users and groups
Publishing and configuring the servers
Scheduling

Topic on Report Conversion Tools

About the Trainer

10 + Years of IT experience, provided training for over 1000+ professionals online Real-time IT experience which enables to provide dedicated quality training. Teaching is his passion vast experience in providing online training around the globe with good communication skills.