SAP BO

Description

SAP BO allow users to search and analyze data from a wide variety of sources. It is intended to make analysis simple for business users so they can create reports and perform processes like predictive analytics. In SAP BO the data is not stored at the application level but is managed by various back-end sources.

Course Content

SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence and BI Launch Pad

  • What does BO mean to an organization
  • Over view of BO architecture
  • Restricting data returned by a query
  • Formatting reports
  • Calculating data with formulas and variables
  • Managing documents in InfoView
  • Customizing InfoView
  • Getting new data with Web Intelligence
  • Creating a new Web Intelligence document
  • Modifying a document’s query
  • Working with query properties
  • Restricting Data Returned by a Query
  • Modifying a query with a predefined query filter
  • Applying a single-value query filter
  • Using prompts to restrict data
  • Using complex filters
  • Displaying data in tables and charts
  • Organizing a report into sections
  • Copying data to other applications
  • Alternative Query Techniques Using Combined Queries Using Sub-Queries
  • Creating a Query based on another Query
  • Character and Date String Functions Using the character string functions Concatenating different data types Using date functions
  • Advanced Reporting Features

Information Design Tool

  • What is Information Design Tool
  • Create a project
  • Create a connection to a relational database (Single and Multiple databases)
  • Create the data foundation with Single & Multiple databases
  • Define the different types joins in a data foundation
  • Use Parameters restrict data
  • Maintain universes

Universe Designer

  • Understanding BO Universes.
  • Creating Universe Connections.
  • The course database and universe.
  • Creating the universe.
  • Defining joins in a universe.
  • Creating Dimension Objects.
  • Understanding classes and objects.
  • Creating Measure Objects.
  • Understanding measure objects.
  • Working with hierarchies.

Web-Intelligence Rich Client

  • Introducing Web Intelligence
  • Create reports using web servers as a Data source
  • Restricting data with query filters
  • Using complex filters
  • Report Design
  • Displaying data in tables and charts
  • Using default and custom sorts
  • Ranking data to see top or bottom values
  • Tracking data changes
  • Using alerts to highlight information
  • Organizing a report into sections
  • Understanding formulas and variables
  • Understanding how Web Intelligence calculates data
  • Creating formulas and variables to calculate data
  • Setting Web Intelligence drill options
  • Using sub-queries
  • Creating a query based on another query
  • Changing data sources
  • Using the query drill
  • Using query sampling
  • Understanding dimensions and details
  • Character and Date String Functions
  • Using character string functions
  • Concatenating different data types
  • Using date functions
  • Calculation Contexts
  • Understanding calculation contexts

BO Administration (CMC)

  • What is CMC
  • Understanding the Business Objects Enterprise architecture Business Objects
  • Enterprise Security Creating users, groups, and folders
  • Setting up groups and users
  • Authentication
  • Managing Servers
  • Connections
  • Scheduling through CMC
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