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Business Objects Online Training

DATA WAREHOUSING/DIMENSIONAL MODELING PRACTICAL CONCEPTS

• OLTP vs. OLAP
• Types of OLAP
• Dimensional modeling
• Data mart/Data warehouse Life cycle
• Star/Snow/Extended Star schema design

 

DATABASE CONCEPTS NEEDED FOR DATA WAREHOUSING

• Joins & Cardinality
• Views/Materialized Views
• Date/Time Functions
• Conversion functions
• Derived table & Stored Procedure

 

ARCHITECTURAL OVERVIEW

• Client tier components
• Application tier components
• Intelligence tier
• Processing tier
• Data tier
• Security management
• Information flow

 

UNIVERSE DESIGN

• Understanding Business Objects Universes
• Creating the Course Universe
• Building the Universe Structure
• Creating Dimension Objects
• Creating Measure Objects
• Resolving Loops in a Universe
• Resolving SQL Traps
• Using List of Values
• Applying Restrictions on Objects
• Using @Functions with Objects
• Using Hierarchies
• Deriving Tables & Indexes
• Working with Aggregate Awareness
• Designing Advanced Objects
• Creating Predefined Condition
• LOVs & Joins
• Securing Universes
• Implementing Universe Life Cycle Mgmt
• Maintaining & Optimizing Universes
• Creating Universe from Other Data sources

 

WEB INTELLIGENCE

• Understand concepts of Web intelligence
• Create Web Intelligence documents with Queries
• Restrict data returned by a query
• Design a report
• Enhance the presentation of data in reports
• Format a report
• Calculate data with formulas and variables
• Use multiple data sources
• Analyze data
• Manage and share Web Intelligence documents
• Work with Advanced Query techniques
• Work with calculation contexts
• Create formulas with character & date string functions
• Use “If” logic
• Work with additional reporting techniques
• Create hyperlinks

 

CRYSTAL REPORTS

• Planning a Report
• Selecting Records
• Formatting a Report
• Representing Data Visually
• Distributing Reports
• Creating Basic Formulas
• Organizing Data on a Report
• Applying Section Formatting
• Applying Conditional Reporting
• Using the Repository
• Using Report Templates
• Creating Formulas
• Building Parameterized Reports
• Summarizing Data with Cross-Tabs
• Using Report Sections
• Managing Reports
• Presenting Data Visually
• Add hyperlinks to a report

 

DASHBOARD BUILDER

• Understanding Dashboard Manager
• Setting Up Dashboard Manager
• Creating Metrics
• Automating Dashboards with Rules
• Creating Analytics
• Creating Personal Dashboards
• Creating Corporate Dashboards
• Guiding Dashboard Navigation

 

MIGRATION TO BOXIR3
MIGRATION FUNDAMENTALS

• How Business Objects Enterprise XI 3.0
• Migration concepts
• Import Wizard Concepts
• Understanding object migration
• Understanding user and group migration
• Migration planning and assessment
• After migration with the Import Wizard

 

ADMINISTRATION

• Understand the Business Objects
• Enterprise interface & architecture
• Manage Business Objects Enterprise content
• Secure Business Objects Enterprise content
• Secure application security
• Schedule content
• Publish reports
• Identify Business Objects Enterprise architecture
• Perform common server management tasks
• Manage the Business Objects Enterprise servers

 

WIDGETS

• Installing BI Widgets
• Using BI Widgets to Access BI Content
• working with widgets
• BI Widgets Content Authoring Guidelines
• Auto refresh of Widgets

 

DESKTOP INTELLIGENCE

• Introduction to desktop intelligence
• Scope of analysis
• Report creation
• saving the reports in local repository
• publishing the report
• Report conversion (desktop) to (Webi)

 

WEBI-RICH CLIENT

• Installing Web Intelligence Rich Client
• Web Intelligence Rich Client working modes
• Launching Web Intelligence Rich Client
• To set user preferences in Web Intelligence Rich Client
• Working with documents
• Working with universes in Web Intelligence Rich Client
• Accessing Web Intelligence from Info View
• Working with queries in Web Intelligence Rich Client
• Working with reports

 

UNIVERSE BUILDER & QUERY BUILDER

• Universe Builder basics
• Building universes from XML metadata sources
• Updating XML metadata source universes
• Exporting a universe to a XML file format

 

QUERY AS WEB SERVICE

• Configuring the QWS with BO System
• Creating Webservice report from Universes
• Creating WSDL reports
• Using WSDL reports in external application

 

VOYAGER

• Getting Started with Business Objects Voyager
• Using Queries to Analyze Cube Data
• Using Charts to Visualize Data
• Selecting Members to Display in Crosstabs and Charts
• Sorting, Filtering, and Ranking Data
• Highlighting Exceptions in Data
• Saving and Sharing Voyager Workspaces

 

SECURITY IMPLEMENTATION

• Creating Secured users & group
• Creation secured connections
• Creation of Secured objects
• Creation of security at Table, Column &row level
• Creation of secured restriction set and mapping to users or groups

 

IMPORT WIZARDPUBLISHING WIZARD

• Using Import wizard
• Creation of BIAR
• Migrating the BO objects
• From one CMS TO ANOTHER CMS
• Migrating the objects from one
• domain to another (dev/stage/Prod)
• Backup & Maintenance Deployment

 

BUSINESS VIEW MANAGER

• Creation of Semantic layer for Crystal reports
• Creation of Dynamic list of values in Crystal reports
• Creation of Cascading list of values in Crystal reports
• Creating Data connection and Dynamic data connection
• Creation of Data foundation
• Creation of Business Element
• Creation of Business View
• Creation of LOV
• Saving the Business view to repository
• Accessing the Business View in Crystal reports using Database expert
• Creation of Crystal reports using Business

 

LIVE OFFICE REPORTING

• Describe the benefits of using Live Office
• Connect to the repository
• Navigate the Live Office menu
• Insert charts, crosstabs, and fields from a Crystal report
• Insert report parts from a Web Intelligence document
• Insert a new query based on a Universe
• Insert Live Office objects into an email
• Navigate and refresh Live Office objects
• Enable consolidated prompts
• Set refresh settings for objects
• Set parameter binding
• Take a snapshot
• Save Live Office documents to the repository
• Open and view Live Office documents from the repository

 

SAP WEBI/DASHBOARD REPORTING:

• Creation of Web intelligence reports using Info cube & BW Query

 

NTRODUCTION TO BO-SDK

• Introduction of BO Enterprise SDK
• Choosing the right SDK
• Customizing the Webi reports using SDK

 

INTRODUCTION TO BO EXTENSION POINTS
HOW TO USE & LEVERAGE BO EXTENSION POINTS IN BUSINESS OBJECTS

• Comparison of all BO Versions (5.x/6.5/XIR1/XIR2/XIR3)
• Performance Tuning of Database w.r.t BO
• Installation of BOXIR3 suite with System/Audit/Performance mgmt repositories
• Using Oracle/SQLSERVER/SAPBW
• Testing & Migration of BO components from Dev/Stage/Production environment

 

BO XI R3 CERTIFICATION GUIDELINES:

• Sample questions on Business Objects Certified Professional – Business Objects Web

 

INTELLIGENCE XI 3.0 – LEVEL ONE

• Sample questions on Business Objects Certified Professional – Business Objects Web
• Intelligence XI 3.0 –Level two