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SAP Business Intelligence Quick Start Guide

By : Vinay Singh
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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)
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Section 1: Introduction to SAP Business Intelligence
Section 2: Data Visualization, Analysis, and Reporting
Section 3: BI Platform Features and Deployment

Introduction to BI platform architecture

SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions support all of the interaction and analysis needs of the different business users in an organization. With SAP BusinessObjects BI, SAP promises to enable organizations to take advantage of decades of know-how, industry-leading expertise, and BI best practices developed through close collaboration and co-innovation with its partners and customers:

SAP cloud strategy – BI solutions

SAP has been very vocal about being a cloud-focused company. In the endeavor of being a cloud-focused company, SAP has been trying to make all its products available on the cloud, as well as launching cloud-specific solutions. The following are some of the main cloud...