Blog

IDT Special Features: Context

by Minith Patel on January 19, 2021 No comments

You asked and we listened, Join us for our continued IDT educational series delivered by Minith Patel. This session will focus on the concept of “Context” via IDT tool, examples will be provided on how to setup different type of contexts, when to use it, why it can be a good option. This will touch core concept of performing efficient data modeling in the Semantic layer of BusinessObjects….a must attend session for those who are learning about universe design.

read more
Minith PatelIDT Special Features: Context

Building a Data Warehouse BI Solution in the Cloud in 9 Months from Scratch

by Tyler Koitka on January 5, 2021 No comments

This session will cover the challenges and lessons learned of delivering a new modern DW/BI system in just 9 months. We will cover all angles of the project such as methodology, architecture, design, technologies used and the actual deliverables. As well-doing all this during the current work environment of COVID-19.

VIEW THE SLIDES

read more
Tyler KoitkaBuilding a Data Warehouse BI Solution in the Cloud in 9 Months from Scratch

More Lessons From the Trenches: Recent Migrations, Upgrades, Conversions from 2020

by Amy ONeel on December 22, 2020 No comments

For the last 3 years at our yearly BI convention at IBIS, we have put together a list of disparate lessons learned. There are always some small things we pick up throughout the year that don’t warrant their own session that make it into our mash up here. This presentation is a sneak peek into some of the items gathered up so far along with some of our favorites from the recent past. We will be highlighting weird bugs, out-of-the-box fixes and interesting applications we find worthy of sharing to make the good better and the better best!

read more
Amy ONeelMore Lessons From the Trenches: Recent Migrations, Upgrades, Conversions from 2020

Embedding Content: BusinessObjects and Tableau

by Rajesh Ponnurangam on November 10, 2020 No comments

Do you want to know how to embed BusinessObjects reports into Tableau? And how to embed Tableau worksheets into BusinessObjects reports? Join this webinar where Rajesh Ponnurangam from Infosol will walk you through the step by step process for Content embedding with SAP BusinessObjects and Tableau.

VIEW THE SLIDES

read more
Rajesh PonnurangamEmbedding Content: BusinessObjects and Tableau

Archiving and Retrieving Scheduled Instances

by Amy ONeel on October 27, 2020 No comments

Without limits on folders, copies of scheduled report results (instances) are saved to the repository forever.  Even with limits, many BusinessObjects environments are experiencing instance overload that can reduce performance and index time.  When migrating to a new version these instances can take a migration job from simple and quick to complex and slow.  In this presentation we will walk through the steps to archive instances that will allow you to still retrieve an instance when needed.  If you have a pesky instance problem, or want a way to avoid developing one, join us with your questions, input and shared experience.

read more
Amy ONeelArchiving and Retrieving Scheduled Instances

IDT Special Features Part Two

by Minith Patel on August 18, 2020 No comments

In this session we will continue to explore IDT feature in depth with more time to cover the mountain of questions that we received in our pervious session. Key feature focus will be creating connection, Multi Source Universe, data federation administration tool and if time permits a bit more about Fata foundation. This session will be delivered by our expert Minith Patel. Be sure to bring your questions as we will be dedicating more time for these special features in this segment.

read more
Minith PatelIDT Special Features Part Two

Predictive Analysis with BusinessObjects

by Amy ONeel on August 4, 2020 No comments

Anyone can do this! No longer the realm of the lone data analyst working on specialty code in the dark corner of the office, predictive analysis has entered the mainstream. In this presentation we will cover what to know about predictive analysis and some of the options to the business analyst from different tools to easy code snippets. We will demo some functionality in SAP Predictive Analysis and some scenarios for taking it further. Seriously….anyone can do this!

read more
Amy ONeelPredictive Analysis with BusinessObjects

Version Management Options for BusinessObjects

by Amy ONeel on June 9, 2020 No comments

Join Amy O’Neel to see what’s available in Versioning today with BusinessObjects both through, and separate from, Promotion Manager. She will also cover the WIP solution from EBI Experts as an example of a 3rd party solution.

read more
Amy ONeelVersion Management Options for BusinessObjects

Using Beyond Compare for Regression Testing of BusinessObjects Reports

by Viji Neelakantan on May 26, 2020 No comments

Leveraging InfoBurst and Beyond compare for regression testing of BusinessObjects reports as Freeport migrates from on-prem Teradata and Hadoop to Azure cloud based Snowflake environment.

read more
Viji NeelakantanUsing Beyond Compare for Regression Testing of BusinessObjects Reports