MAY 5, 2011

6 Time SAP Business Objects Partner of the Year

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Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing experts End-to-End Implementation Provider For SAP BusinessObjects™ Technology SAP Onsite Education Partner of the Year 2010 6 Time SAP BusinessObjects Partner of the Year SAP BusinessObjects Pinnacle award winner SAP Gold Partner Founded in 2001 Over 1000 customers

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0 BI Launch Pad / BI Workspace Crystal R C l Reports Web Intelligence Deployment Changes Things to remember Bob’s Favorites .0 New Product Names What s What’s New in BOE 4 0 4.0 BOE 4.Agenda g What s What’s New is Data Services 4.

What’s New in Data Services 4.0 Common repository shared with BOE Information Steward a combination of Metadata Management and Data Insight Data Services to include Text Analysis allowing to source unstructured data Single interface for all application functionality SAP Data Source Support (BW and HANA Support) Alert information through SAP Solution Manager support which can connect to products like Tivoli .

edition for Microsoft Office SAP® BusinessObjects™Web Intelligence Crystal Reports SAP® BusinessObjects™Web Intelligence (Installer name and documentation refers to “Interactive Analysis”) SAP® Crystal Reports Former Feature Name InfoView BI Widgets Universe Designer Dashboard Builder New Feature Name BI launch pad Widgets Universe design tool BI Workspace . edition for OLAP SAP® BusinessObjects™Analysis. Office Edition SAP® BusinessObjects™Analysis.0 Renaming g Renaming Guide Former Name SAP® BusinessObjects™ Enterprise SAP® BusinessObjects™Xcelsius Enterprise > Xcelsius Enterprise Interactive Viewing New Name SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence platform SAP® BusinessObjects™Dashboards > SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Interactive Viewing SAP® BusinessObjects™Advanced Analysis. Web Edition (This was the Pioneer project – it replaces Voyager) SAP® BusinessObjects™Advanced Analysis.4.

Data Federation included Crystal Reports Enterprise – online report development based on universes built / converted in Information Design Tool Installs many ERP and Portal integrations by default – recommended to only install what you need g g pp p Alert information through SAP Solution Manager support which can connect to products like Tivoli CMC Monitoring of Servers and thresholds related to their performance g New Search Engine LCM installed by default Many more items! .What’s New in BOE 4.0 What’s New PDF document Feature Evolution Guide PDF document Common query interface across all reporting tools built in the Information Design Tool. Many new features here including multiple data connection.

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Crystal Reports y p In BOE4. two Crystal Reports versions are being released: .0. y p g SAP Crystal Reports 2011 (desktop installation required) SAP Crystal Reports Enterprise (desktop installation required) Target Audience for Crystal Reports Enterprise T t A di f C t lR t E t i Existing or New customers with no Crystal investments Existing or New customers with Crystal reports connecting to BW only Existing customers with Crystal Reports via universes or New customers that want to take advantage of the Common Semantic Layer Target Audience for Crystal Reports 2011 g y p Existing or New customers that must leverage direct-to-data sources Existing or New customers that use reports on top of SAP ERP data Existing or New customers that are embedding reporting into custom applications .

0 y p p .Crystal Reports Enterprise 4.

allowing for 65k ll i f plus rows of data Templates: Abili to create a blank report without a T l Ability bl k ih data source .Web Intelligence 4.0 g New development interface Ribbon style toolbars New charting interface Fit (scale) to page Native Excel N i E l 2007 export support.

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XI3. Wdeploy GUI – to help deployment and removal of web applications LifeCycle Manager (LCM) automatically deployed and Import Wizard is no longer available. CMC and BI Launch Pad are a single application application.0 or XI3. Default deployment is MS SQL Server 2008 and Tomcat 6 64bit New Paths for the web applications.Deployment Changes p y g Similar deployment topology Native 64bit application. All report promotion through this tool Upgrade Mgmt Tool – Complete or incremental content move is available.1 Client tools are separate and are not included in the server installation . Full SDK not available until 4. The application build is very different. Still able to connect to 32bit data source drivers if needed.1. Migrate f t t i il bl Mi t from XIR2 XIR2.

0 support pack soon (not with the initial release candidate in May) Web applications are a single app and locking down the CMC will be more difficult . The conversion tools is still available but looks back at your XIr2/3 install and converts them to webi on BOE 4 QaaWS is being deprecated in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards in later versions 64 bit platform needed to run BOE Better virtualization support but please work with DFT on licensing if you are not a new customer 64 bit SharePoint integration (IONS) will be release in a 4.0 will be available end of Q2 – 2011 / Edge at the end of 2011 Desktop Intelligence is no longer supported.Things to remember g BOE 4.

Bob’s Favorites (not as cool as Oprah’s Favorites) BI Launch Pad – tab interface that allows for tacking content Webi charting is better and utilizing new central chart library Webi – Copy and Paste between reports Content Linking in BI Workspace SAP Dashboards native access to the semantic layer Universe connections can now be managed in folders. folders and connections can be shared between software applications .

Upcoming Events p g What’s New in BusinessObjects 4.0 in Action Using The New Information Design Tool For Creating & Publishing SAP BusinessObjects Universes Will be on our Web Site Soon .0 j Deep Dive Summer Series Begins June 2011 Using The New SAP Crystal Reports Enterprise for Reporting Preview the New Features & Enhancements Around Dashboards Web Intelligence 4.0 in Action Data Services 4.

Booth #2346 Private Cocktail Party @ Café Tu Tu Tango y g Tue. FL . May 17th 6:00 to 8:00 .Upcoming Events p g Accelerate Your BusinessObjects Dashboards May 25th @ 2:00 pm Eastern Supercharging SAP BusinessObjects BI with Sybase IQ Thu May 26th @ 2:00 pm Eastern Sapphire – Joint Booth with Aster Group (BPC Partner) Orlando.

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Director of Marketing amanda.wierling@decisionfirst.com Office – 678-569-1150 Cell – 615-416-2505 Amanda Wierling.Questions Q i Bob Zenker.com .zenker@decisionfirst. Practice Manager Zenker bob.com amanda wierling@decisionfirst com Office – 678-569-1169 Cell – 678-522-7575 www.DecisionFirst.

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