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Sap Business Object TRAINING

Durations: 7 days(8 Hours per day)

Part 1:- Introducing BusinessObjects
Session 1: Getting Started with BusinessObjects
Introduction to Business Intelligence
o The Background of Business Intelligence o The BI Suite
Data Integration
Query and Reporting
Analytic Applications
Dashboards and Scorecards Data Mining
o The History of Business Objects the Company
Goals of Deploying BusinessObjects XI o IT Goals
o Business Goals
o BI Standardization: A Joint Goal o Measures of Success
Understanding Your Users
o What Is Segmentation?
o Others Who Affect Implementation Efforts o When to Analyze Segments?
o Project Roles

Identifying New Features in BusinessObjects XI R3

Part 2:- Knowing About the Universe
Session 2-4: Working with Universe
Getting Acquainted with Universe
o What is Universe?
o Key Components of Universe
Discussing Universe Design Principles
o Keeping It Simple
o Understanding Technical Realities
o Discussing Alignment with Business Goals
Existing Data Warehouse New Data Warehouse
Transaction System
o Evolving the Universe
o Understanding Universe Components
Giving an Overview of Various Parameters Explaining Classes and Objects
Explaining Tables, Joins, and Contexts

o Explaining How Designer Works

Universe Storage During Development Universe Storage for Deployment
o Discussing Crystal Business Views
Using Designer to Build a Basic Universe o Launching Designer
o Opening a Universe
o Folders and Domains
o Designer Workspace
o Designer Toolbars
o Universe Parameters
o Universe Connections
o Designer Options
o Quick Design Wizard
Joining Universe
o Join Graphics
o Basic Joins
o Outer Joins
o Loops and Context o Complex Joins

o Aliases
o Self Joins
o Shortcuts
Practice Exercises
Session 5-6: More on Universes
Working with Classes and Objects
o The Universe Pane
o Types of Objects
o Object Ordering
o Naming Conventions
o Working with Classes and Objects o Modify a Dimension
o Insert a Measure
o Object Formats
Discussing List of Values
o How List of Values Works
o List of Values Settings
o Simple Customization
o Reusable Lists of Values
o Incorporating Personal Data Files
Describing Multidimensional Analysis
o What Is Multidimensional Analysis? o Time Hierarchy
o OLAP Universes
Practice Exercises
Session 7-10: Some Advanced Concepts on Universe
Working with Advanced Objects
o Reducing Maintenance with Base Objects and @Select o The SQL Editor
o Some Caveats about SQL Functions

SQL Parameters and the PRM File

Multiple Arguments and Prompt Messages
o Condition Objects
o Objects with Prompts: Interactive Objects
Pseudo Optional Prompts
Reusing Interactive Objects with @Variable Reusing Interactive Objects with @Where Prompts in Objects vs Reports
o Aggregate Awareness
Creating Aggregate Fact Tables
Identifying Dimension Tables Irrelevant to Aggregate Tables Adding Aggregate Awareness to Measure Objects
Specifying Which Objects Are Not Compatible with the Aggregate
Testing and Viewing SQL Statements
o Derived Tables
HTML Links
Popular SQL Functions Concatenated
Time Objects
If-Then-Else Logic with CASE Count
Ratio to Report
Securing the System
o The Enterprise Environment: What Needs Securing
o Authentication
o Planning for Authorization
o Centralized or Decentralized Security
o Granting Access to Universes
o Further Securing the Data: Column- and Row-Level Security
Design Principles: Where to Put the Intelligence
o What Is Intelligence?
o Places for Intelligence
o Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Each Alternative
Minimizing Universe Maintenance
o Linked Universes
o What Gets Linked
o How Linking Works
o How to Add a Link
o Permanently Importing Universe Components
o Removing a Link
o Object Sort Order

o Approaches to Development, Test, and Production Universes o Multiple Designers

o Metadata Integration
Getting Ready for Production
o Universe Integrity
o Universe Documentation
o Quality Assurance Checklist o Benchmark Reports
o Monitoring User Activity

Practice Exercises
Part 3:- Reporting and Analysis
Session 11-12: Working with Dashboard Manager
Understanding Dashboard Manager
o What Is Dashboard Manager?
o Performance Management Architecture
Setting Up Dashboard Manager
o Setting Up Performance Management o Creating The Metric Universe
Creating Metrics
o What Is A Metric? o Creating Metrics
o Refreshing Metrics
Creating Analytics
o Creating Interactive Analytics
o Using The Analytics Catalog
o Using Statistical Transformations
Automating Dashboards With Rules
o Creating Rules
o Scheduling Metric/Analytic Refreshes
Guiding Dashboard Navigation
o Guiding Navigation Between Analytics o Guiding Navigation With Metric Trees
Practice Exercises