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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 Automated Analytics and Expert Analytics features

SAP Automated Analytics provides business analysts and data scientists with a fully automated process that simplifies the setup of the data and the settings for the algorithms without sacrificing statistical validity.

SAP Automated Analytics has the following features:

  • Automated data encoding
  • Regression/classification
  • Segmentation
  • Forecasting
  • Association rules
  • Social network analysis
  • Recommendations

SAP data manager allows you to create dynamic datasets that you can move through time. This improves productivity when developing models and applying models in different time frames. This approach is optimized to work with SAP Model Manager.

SAP Model Manager is a web server-based thin-client application that allows us to automate modeling activity. Several users can work on the same modeling project with the help of SAP Model...