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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

Interface elements of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio enables you to analyze and visualize data. You can do any of the following:

  • Visualize data from multiple sources and combine them into one story
  • Create different visualizations for story composition
  • Visualize data with BW hierarchies
  • Filter data on the basis of dimensions
  • Use pivot tables and standard context menus

To support all of the preceding features and capabilities, SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio has the following interface elements:

  • Menu
  • Filter Area
  • Navigation Area
  • Setting Area for Chart and Table
  • Data Area
  • Action Area
  • Data Connection
  • Chart Type Picker
  • Navigation Panel
  • Filter Line
  • Bookmark Functionality
  • Context Menu