Book Image

SAP Business Intelligence Quick Start Guide

By : Vinay Singh
Book Image

SAP Business Intelligence Quick Start Guide

By: Vinay Singh

Overview of this book

The SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform is a powerful reporting and analysis tool. This book is the ideal introduction to the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform, introducing you to its data visualization, visual analytics, reporting, and dashboarding capabilities. The book starts with an overview of the BI platform and various data sources for reporting. Then, we move on to looking at data visualization, analysis, reporting, and analytics using BusinessObjects Business Intelligence tools. You will learn about the features associated with reporting, scheduling, and distribution and learn how to deploy the platform. Toward the end, you will learn about the strategies and factors that should be considered during deployment. By the end, you will be confident working with the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform to deliver better insights for more effective decision making.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Free Chapter
Section 1: Introduction to SAP Business Intelligence
Section 2: Data Visualization, Analysis, and Reporting
Section 3: BI Platform Features and Deployment

Introduction to the BI platform features of SAP BusinessObjects

Business Intelligence tools are the starting point for SAP BusinessObjects Mobile. With the exception of SAP BusinessObjects analysis for Microsoft Office, the other SAP BusinessObjects BI tools provide good support for mobile deployment. Mobile apps are the future of data consumption and analysis. Integrating your mobile device into your analytical world is just natural progression. iOS and Android are supported, and there is also limited support for BlackBerry. Specific mobile platforms support different SAP BI tools. We will look at this in more detail later. For specific versions supported by each OS, refer to the Mobile PAM.

SAP BusinessObjects Mobile is the only app you need for high-quality reporting. Mobile reporting provides the following benefits:

  • Access to your business data anywhere, anytime
  • Connections...