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Backup and Restore in BusinessObjects

by Minith Patel on May 12, 2020 No comments

Most organizations assume they are doing the right thing for backups. In this session, Enterprise Architect, Minith Patel, will explain the best practices to backup and restore BusinessObjects, how to check if things are going right. Learn and understand more about the objects CUID, FRS etc, which are important to understand as part of restoring BusinessObjects. He will share a few personal experiences where he had to help organizations come back from impossible scenarios.

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Minith PatelBackup and Restore in BusinessObjects

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for Your Next BusinessObjects Upgrade

by Minith Patel on April 14, 2020 No comments

Upgrading BusinessObjects can be challenging especially if you have a comprehensive deployment with many reports, universes and inter application dependencies. This presentation will focus on the important topics you need to consider and include useful tips, tools and checklists that can help to achieve a successful upgrade.

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Minith PatelEverything You Need to Know to Prepare for Your Next BusinessObjects Upgrade

Alerting Options in BusinessObjects

by Amy ONeel on February 4, 2020 No comments

The ability to keep a screen up and running on automatic refresh, with either the new feature in Fiori Interactive Mode or in Webi itself, allows your BusinessObjects investment in Web Intelligence to become an integral part of your immediate Business Intelligence awareness. You can even alert via email and have an analytical dashboard link ready to go based on the alert! We’ll have a demo of this feature and walk through the basics with examples of how we’ve seen alerting used. Knowledge is more immediate these days and you can be the one in the know.

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Amy ONeelAlerting Options in BusinessObjects

How to Create Hierarchies in BusinessObjects Universes

by Tyler Koitka on August 6, 2019 No comments

This webinar will cover the power of hierarchies and how they can improve your WebI reports as well as mobile! Major topics will include:

  • What are hierarchies in Business Objects? How do they work? Why should I use them?
  • How to create a hierarchy in Business Objects via a universe
  • How to enhance your WebI reports with hierarchies
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Tyler KoitkaHow to Create Hierarchies in BusinessObjects Universes

A Few Updates to the Admin Feature in BusinessObjects

by Minith Patel on July 9, 2019 No comments

Join BI Expert Minith Patel, with InfoSol Inc, as he takes us through a session that will shed light on enhancements made in newer versions of BusinessObjects. With new service packs rolling out frequently, it is hard to keep abreast with what’s new and what is enhanced. Minith will cover topics such as Promotion Manager Wizard – a new desktop based tool, Monitoring in CMC and how to use it, BI Administrators Cockpit and what’s new with it. He will deliver this session with a few practical examples and best practices.

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Minith PatelA Few Updates to the Admin Feature in BusinessObjects

Automating Bulk Tasks Like Repointing Bulk Webi Reports and More

by Amy ONeel on June 25, 2019 No comments

BusinessObjects has added a relatively new tool to the BI Admin Console for administrators. The Automation Framework comes with some standard tasks like repointing Webi documents’ data sources but can also be customized to perform other tasks in bulk. For this presentation we will walk through the setup of the Automation Framework and creating and scheduling a group of tasks to run. This demo will also lead us into a discussion of two recent projects where the Automation Framework was used and some of its current strengths and weaknesses.

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Amy ONeelAutomating Bulk Tasks Like Repointing Bulk Webi Reports and More

Fire up your FIORI for Web Intelligence

by Rajesh Ponnurangam on May 14, 2019 No comments

Are you interested in the new FIORI features for Web Intelligence? Join us for Rajesh Ponnurangam’s webinar session on “Fire Up your FIORI”. This session will showcase the new features and navigation capabilities of FIORI launchpad released in BI 4.2 SP6 & SP7 including an in-depth coverage of the interactive viewer for Web Intelligence. This is a perfect session for end users and report designers.

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Rajesh PonnurangamFire up your FIORI for Web Intelligence

Upgrading from XIR2: Plan, Strategy and Execution of a Successful Upgrade

by Minith Patel on April 30, 2019 No comments

Join us in a very informative webinar of a recent upgrade done by a large company. BI Expert, Minith Patel, will share how this organization upgraded from XIR2 to BI 4.2 SP5. Learn about the process that was undertaken, how a plan was formulated, challenges encountered, and the steps taken to achieve a successful upgrade of BusinessObjects. This session is intended to equip our audience important lessons learned and solutions applied for any upgrades and migrations.

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Minith PatelUpgrading from XIR2: Plan, Strategy and Execution of a Successful Upgrade

Ask the Experts – Live Q & A on BusinessObjects

by Webi Experts Panel on April 2, 2019 2 comments

Join us in a webinar not to miss with Samuel Polichouk, Product Expert for SAP France, as our audience get’s to ask live questions on anything SAP BusinessObjects, hosted by Paul Grill and Bree-Anna Mustad. This open format webinar will allow the Speak BO Community to gain insight and get answers to questions relevant to their work within the core BusinessObjects toolset.

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Webi Experts PanelAsk the Experts – Live Q & A on BusinessObjects

Customizing the BI Launchpad & Web Intelligence reports for Organization Branding

by Amy ONeel on March 20, 2019 No comments

Join us and BusinessObjects Administration Expert and Senior Consultant, Amy O’Neel, in a fantastic webinar session dedicated to customization options when branding your organizations BusinessObjects environment to meet company standards. This session will demonstrate and discuss how to apply global color schemes, embedded logos and more, in order to customize the look and feel of the BI Launchpad and Web Intelligence reports.

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Amy ONeelCustomizing the BI Launchpad & Web Intelligence reports for Organization Branding