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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

SAP BusinessObject Design Studio

SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio is a tool that's used to create analysis applications and dashboards for web browsers and handheld devices with the help of SAP BW and SAP HANA data sources. In this chapter, we will learn about SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and discuss a variety of its features, including the initial view, layout, and architecture. We will end this chapter by creating an analytical application with a Tabstrip layout and filter panels.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio
  • Initial view and layout
  • Design Studio architecture
  • Creating an analytical application

Before we begin, it's important to know that since Q3 2017, we do not have a separate product offering for SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio. Instead, SAP has SAP BusinessObjects Lumira 2.0 as its next major...