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Web Intelligence – SAP’s New Golden Child in BI 4.2

SAP’s new Golden Child in BI 4.2 - Building Dashboard Reports

SAP just announced the release of the latest update of its BusinessObjects BI suite, namely BI 4.2 SP03, following the first release BI 4.2 SP02 back in March In both announcements, Web Intelligence really stood out in terms of new features and overall significance compared to all the other tools ...

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What to do when report design requirements call for customization beyond the default aggregation in Webi

6. Creating a variable - modifying context to customize Web Intelligence calculations

So what do you do when the report design requirements for a webi report call for customizations beyond the default aggregation? Modifying Context to Customize Web Intelligence Calculations The default aggregation in Web Intelligence provides a dynamic way to transform data on the fly.  With simple drag, drop, and mouse ...

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Go Forth and Webify the World!

I was recently asked if I would write the foreword for the SAP Press book, Web Intelligence 3rd Edition BI 4.1 SP3.  It made me think about my experience with BusinessObjects and Web Intelligence and how far the product has come so I thought I would share it. I definitely ...

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Regional BO Crystal User Groups Alive and Thriving

In the last two months, I have attended three regional independent BusinessObjects and Crystal User Group Meetings that have simply been amazing both in terms of their content and user participation. One was in Pennsylvania, one in Michigan and one in Arizona. Each one had between 50 to 70 attendees, ...

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IBIS 2010 Surfs and Serves Some Cool BI

Hands-on immersion training can be tough but when your classroom looks out on to the Pacific Ocean of Southern California and during the breaks you can walk out on to the balcony and watch surfers riding the waves, it’s not so bad. This year’s InfoSol Business Intelligence Seminar (IBIS) was ...

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