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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

Use cases for Lumira

Since SAP Lumira delivers insights via its self-service approach, your business does not have to wait for IT professionals to create a predefined query or a report each time a new insight is required (by the business). This also means that the IT team will have no additional workload and therefore the business can avoid having to create additional, silo infrastructures across organizations to support the increased demand for data-driven visualization. SAP Lumira can connect to the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform or SAP Crystal Server software.

The use cases for Lumira are as follows:

  • Self-service data insights
  • Data discovery functionality for existing data, metadata, and personal sources
  • It does not require you to predefine or create custom queries and reports
  • It focuses on its core mission of delivering information to the business on time, without compromising...