SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook

Author: Yoav Yahav

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782172440

Category: Computers

Page: 380

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If you are a business analyst, BI developer, or an IT professional who wants to learn the A to Z of how to work with Web Intelligence reporting tools and different types of data, then this book is for you. The only thing you need is a basic understanding of what Business Intelligence is and data concepts.

SAP BusinessObjects Reporting Cookbook

Author: Yoav Yahav

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782172437

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 380

View: 5745

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If you are a business analyst, BI developer, or an IT professional who wants to learn the A to Z of how to work with Web Intelligence reporting tools and different types of data, then this book is for you. The only thing you need is a basic understanding of what Business Intelligence is and data concepts.

SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 The Complete Reference 3/E

Author: Cindi Howson,Elizabeth Newbould

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071773118

Category: Computers

Page: 752

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The definitive reference for building actionable business intelligence—completely revised for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0. Unleash the full potential of business intelligence with fact-based decisions, aligned to business goals, using reports and dashboards that lead from insight to action. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0: The Complete Reference offers completely updated coverage of the latest BI platform. Find out how to work with the new Information Design Tool to create universes that access multiple data sources and SAP BW. See how to translate complex business questions into highly efficient Web Intelligence queries and publish your results to the BI Launchpad. Learn how to create dashboards from data sourced through a universe or spreadsheet. The most important concepts for universe designers, report and dashboard authors, and business analysts are fully explained and illustrated by screenshots, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions. Establish and evolve BI goals Maximize your BI investments by offering the right module to the right user Create robust universes with the Information Design Tool, leveraging multiple data sources, derived tables, aggregate awareness, and parameters Develop a security plan that is scalable and flexible Design Web Intelligence reports from basic to advanced Create sophisticated calculations and advanced formatting to highlight critical business trends Build powerful dashboards to embed in PowerPoint or the BI Launchpad Use Explorer to visually navigate large data sets and uncover patterns

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook

Over 90 Simple and Incredibly Effective Recipes for Transforming Your Business Data Into Exciting Dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Xcelsius

Author: David Lai,Xavier Hacking

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849681791

Category: Computers

Page: 333

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Over 90 simple and incredibly effective recipes for transforming your business data into exciting dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Xcelsius with this book and eBook.

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook

Author: David Lai,Xavier Hacking

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178439064X

Category: Computers

Page: 452

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If you are a developer with a good command and knowledge of creating dashboards, but are not yet an advanced user of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards, then this is the perfect book for you. Prerequisites include a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel as well as knowledge of basic dashboard practices.

SAP HANA Cookbook

Author: Chandrasekhar Mankala,Ganesh Mahadevan V.

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782177639

Category: Computers

Page: 284

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An easy-to-understand guide, covering topics using practical scenarios and live examples, and answering all possible questions. If you are a solution architect, developer, modeler, sales leader, business transformation managers, directors, COO, or CIO; this book is perfect for you. If you are interested in other technologies and want to jump-start into SAP, this book gives you the chance to learn SAP HANA. Basic knowledge of RDBMS concepts enough is to get you started.

SAP Data Services 4.x Cookbook

Author: Ivan Shomnikov

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782176578

Category: Computers

Page: 430

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Delve into the SAP Data Services environment to efficiently prepare, implement, and develop ETL processes About This Book Install and configure the SAP Data Services environment Develop ETL techniques in the Data Services environment Implement real-life examples of Data Services uses through step-by-step instructions to perform specific ETL development tasks Who This Book Is For This book is for IT technical engineers who want to get familiar with the EIM solutions provided by SAP for ETL development and data quality management. The book requires familiarity with basic programming concepts and basic knowledge of the SQL language. What You Will Learn Install, configure, and administer the SAP Data Services components Run through the ETL design basics Maximize the performance of your ETL with the advanced patterns in Data Services Extract methods from various databases and systems Get familiar with the transformation methods available in SAP Data Services Load methods into various databases and systems Code with the Data Services scripting language Validate and cleanse your data, applying the Data quality methods of the Information Steward In Detail Want to cost effectively deliver trusted information to all of your crucial business functions? SAP Data Services delivers one enterprise-class solution for data integration, data quality, data profiling, and text data processing. It boosts productivity with a single solution for data quality and data integration. SAP Data Services also enables you to move, improve, govern, and unlock big data. This book will lead you through the SAP Data Services environment to efficiently develop ETL processes. To begin with, you'll learn to install, configure, and prepare the ETL development environment. You will get familiarized with the concepts of developing ETL processes with SAP Data Services. Starting from smallest unit of work- the data flow, the chapters will lead you to the highest organizational unit—the Data Services job, revealing the advanced techniques of ETL design. You will learn to import XML files by creating and implementing real-time jobs. It will then guide you through the ETL development patterns that enable the most effective performance when extracting, transforming, and loading data. You will also find out how to create validation functions and transforms. Finally, the book will show you the benefits of data quality management with the help of another SAP solution—Information Steward. Style and approach This book is an easy-to-follow guide with step-by-step instructions to perform specific ETL development tasks.

Creating Universes with SAP BusinessObjects

Author: Taha M. Mahmoud

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178217091X

Category: Computers

Page: 310

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This book is aimed at both new developers as well as experienced developers. If you are a new SAP BusinessObjects Universe developer who is looking for a step-by-step guide supported with real-life examples and illustrated diagrams, then this book is for you. If you are a seasoned BusinessObjects Universe developer who is looking for a fast way to map your old experience in Universe designer to the newer Information Design Tool, then this book is for you as well.

SAP Lumira Essentials

Author: Dmitry Anoshin

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785285629

Category: Computers

Page: 166

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Discover how to make your business data more interactive and engaging with SAP Lumira About This Book Create a powerful data discovery experience with the advanced capabilities of SAP Lumira Find business insights in your data through data blending, wrangling, transformation, and visualization A fast-paced guide packed with hands-on practical examples, real-world solutions, and best practices to get you started with SAP Lumira Who This Book Is For If you are a SAP user, business analyst, BI developer, or a junior data engineer who wants to use SAP Lumira to build creative visualizations, this book is for you. You should have a reasonable level of knowledge of SAP Business Objects and its components. What You Will Learn Deploy SAP Lumira on your computer and learn more about the SAP Lumira interface Extract data from different sources using SAP Lumira's data connecters Prepare, filter, clean, and format your data Discover visualization techniques and data discovery methods Administrate and customize SAP Lumira to get basic knowledge of its SDK Create various charts to deliver fantastic data visualizations Connect to SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform and SAP HANA to extract, prepare, and visualize data In Detail SAP Lumira allows you to combine data from multiple sources into a single view and create engaging visualizations quickly and easily. It is a reporting platform that helps users access data and independently perform analysis. With the increasing interest in data discovery, self-service BI, and visualization around the world, tools like SAP Lumira help to eliminate the complexities of analyzing and discovering data. Learn data discovery techniques, build amazing visualizations, create fantastic stories, and share your visualizations through an electronic medium with one of the most powerful tools around—SAP Lumira. You will begin with an overview of the SAP Lumira family of products. You will then go through various data discovery techniques using real-world scenarios of an online e-commerce retailer through detailed recipes on the installation, administration, and customization of SAP Lumira. Next, you will work with data, starting from acquiring data from various data sources, then preparing and visualizing it using the rich functionality of SAP Lumira. Finally, you will present data via a data story or infographic and publish it across your organization or on the World Wide Web. Style and approach This is a step-by-step guide to learning SAP Lumira essentials packed with examples on real-world problems and solutions.

SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

The Comprehensive Guide

Author: Jim Brogden,Christian Ah-Soon,Dallas Marks

Publisher: SAP PRESS

ISBN: 9781493215478

Category: Computers

Page: 814

View: 454

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Bring your data presentations into focus with this comprehensive guide to SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence. Updated for Webi 4.2, this book will teach you to create, design, and share your reports, while exploring the fundamentals of Webi and its extended capabilities. This fourth edition includes information on data source options for building new documents and queries, and a new HTML5-based viewing interface. Punch up your reporting and analysis! a. SAP BI 4.2 SP4 Dive into Web Intelligence 4.2 enhancements and platform improvements, including a new HTML5 user interface, support for geomaps, and access to additional data sources b. Webi from A to Z Get the complete picture of working with Web Intelligence, from creation to publication. From the first step to the last, learn how to design reports that make an impact with this comprehensive guide c. Web Intelligence Interactive Viewer Discover the HTML5-based Web Intelligence Interactive Viewer and BI launchpad, a fully integrated interface for organizing, viewing, analyzing, and sharing business intelligence content.

SAP Business Information Warehouse Reporting

Building Better BI with SAP BI 7.0

Author: Peter Jones

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071595643

Category: Computers

Page: 936

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Your Hands-On Guide to SAP Business Information Warehouse Give your company the competitive edge by delivering up-to-date, pertinent business reports to users inside and outside your enterprise. SAP Business Information Warehouse Reporting shows you how to construct Enterprise Data Warehouses, create workbooks and queries, analyze and format results, and supply meaningful reports. Learn how to use the BEx and Web Analyzers, Web Application Designer, Visual Composer, and Information Broadcaster. You will also find out how to forecast future business trends, build enterprise portals and websites, and tune performance. Group data into InfoCubes and DataStore Objects and generate reports using queries and workbooks Work with the BEx Analyzer, Web Analyzer, and Query Designer Build queries and reports using the Business Administration Workbench Add attachments and drill-through using Document Integration and RRI Format and distribute results using Report Designer and Information Broadcaster Extend functionality with Enterprise Portal, Data Modeling, and Visual Composer Deploy charts, maps, diagrams, and unit of measure conversions Predict trends and possible outcomes using SBC and Integrated Planning Generate HTML pages using Enterprise Reporting and Web Application Designer Create BI-based corporate Web and intranet sites using SAP Enterprise Portal

SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP BusinessObjects

The Comprehensive Guide

Author: Loren Heilig

Publisher: SAP PRESS

ISBN: 9781592293841

Category: Computers

Page: 795

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* The complete guide to business intelligence with SAP * Learn everything you need to know about data warehousing and reporting with SAP * Covers data modeling, data collection, administration, and more Finally--the entire world of business intelligence in SAP comes in one volume! This comprehensive guide covers the full spectrum of SAP solutions for BI: both SAP NetWeaver 7.3 and SAP BusinessObjects 4.x. In this book, you'll learn everything you need to know regarding data modeling and retrieval, optimal use of reporting tools from SAP (BEx and BusinessObjects), and the essential updates in the new SAP NetWeaver release. BI in the Enterprise Learn how to plan your BI strategy and which special features you should keep in mind for your BI project. Backend Find everything you need to know about essential topics in data warehousing: data modeling, extraction, administration, and authorization. Frontend Explore the entire portfolio of reporting: SAP Business Explorer (BEx), SAP Crystal Reports, SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards, SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence, SAP BusinessObjects Explorer, and SAP BusinessObjects Analysis.Consolidation and Planning Discover the most important tools based on SAP NetWeaver BW, such as BW Integrated Planning and the consolidation solution, SEM-BCS. Practical Information Examine the most important administration issues in a way that's both understandable and practical (based on the current releases: SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 and SAP BusinessObjects 4.x). Highlights * BI in the enterprise * Data modeling * ETL * Administration * Permissions * SAP Business Explorer * SAP BusinessObjects Analysis * SAP Crystal Reports * SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius) * SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence * SAP BusinessObjects Explorer * SAP BusinessObjects BI platform * BW integrated planning * SAP SEM-BCS

Learning Hunk

Author: Dmitry Anoshin,Sergey Sheypak

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785283022

Category: Computers

Page: 156

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Visualize and analyze your Hadoop data using Hunk About This Book Explore your data in Hadoop and NoSQL data stores Create and optimize your reporting experience with advanced data visualizations and data analytics A comprehensive developer's guide that helps you create outstanding analytical solutions efficiently Who This Book Is For If you are Hadoop developers who want to build efficient real-time Operation Intelligence Solutions based on Hadoop deployments or various NoSQL data stores using Hunk, this book is for you. Some familiarity with Splunk is assumed. What You Will Learn Deploy and configure Hunk on top of Cloudera Hadoop Create and configure Virtual Indexes for datasets Make your data presentable using the wide variety of data visualization components and knowledge objects Design a data model using Hunk best practices Add more flexibility to your analytics solution via extended SDK and custom visualizations Discover data using MongoDB as a data source Integrate Hunk with AWS Elastic MapReduce to improve scalability In Detail Hunk is the big data analytics platform that lets you rapidly explore, analyse, and visualize data in Hadoop and NoSQL data stores. It provides a single, fluid user experience, designed to show you insights from your big data without the need for specialized skills, fixed schemas, or months of development. Hunk goes beyond typical data analysis methods and gives you the power to rapidly detect patterns and find anomalies across petabytes of raw data. This book focuses on exploring, analysing, and visualizing big data in Hadoop and NoSQL data stores with this powerful full-featured big data analytics platform. You will begin by learning the Hunk architecture and Hunk Virtual Index before moving on to how to easily analyze and visualize data using Splunk Search Language (SPL). Next you will meet Hunk Apps which can easy integrate with NoSQL data stores such as MongoDB or Sqqrl. You will also discover Hunk knowledge objects, build a semantic layer on top of Hadoop, and explore data using the friendly user-interface of Hunk Pivot. You will connect MongoDB and explore data in the data store. Finally, you will go through report acceleration techniques and analyze data in the AWS Cloud. Style and approach A step-by-step guide starting right from the basics and deep diving into the more advanced and technical aspects of Hunk.

Qlikview 12 Developer's Cookbook - Second Edition

Author: Armin Gorgin,Stephen Redmond

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786468765

Category:

Page: 603

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Discover the strategies needed to tackle the most challenging tasks facing a QlikView developerAbout This Book* Take your QlikView training to the next level with this brilliant book that's packed with recipes progressing from intermediate to advanced level* Use the easy-to-follow, clear recipes to solve the problems in your day-to-day QlikView development* Create efficient business intelligence solutions with QlikView 12 easier than ever!Who This Book Is ForThis book is for anyone who has either attended QlikView Developer training or has taught themselves QlikView from books or online sources. You might be working for a QlikView customer, partner, or even QlikView themselves (or want to!) and want to improve your QlikView skills.What you will learn* Use QlikView charts to create more advanced visualizations* Lay out your screen and use different color schemes* Implement Total and AGGR for advanced aggregations* Improve the performance of your application* Secure your application using OMIT* Explore the latest functionality of accessing QlikView data via mobile devicesIn DetailQlikView 12 features the ability to consolidate relevant data from multiple sources into a single application, as well as an associative data model that enables you to explore the data to a way your brain works, state-of-the-art visualizations, dashboard, analysis and reports, and mobile data access. This cookbook will give you insightful recipes to efficiently work with QlikView 12.With a clear notion of the pain points that a QlikView developer faces on a day-to-day basis, this book will be your savior for common and not-so-common issues. From advanced charting and layout to set analysis, and from advanced aggregations through to scripting, performance, and security, this book will cover all the areas that you need to know about. You will also come across interesting recipes on RESTful APIs for enhanced connectivity to external data sets, enhanced security features, a better QlikMarket, mobile touch improvements, and more.The recipes in this book give you a lot of the information you will need to become an excellent QlikView developer.

Creating Dashboards with SAP Businessobjects

Author: Ray Li,Evan Delodder

Publisher: SAP PRESS

ISBN: 9781592294107

Category: Computers

Page: 679

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* Create interactive dashboards with the tool also known as Xcelsius * Understand how to use SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards in an SAP environment * Explore new features such as Query Browser, sparkline chart, and Universe connectivity Impress your audience with eye-catching, informative, and easy-to-navigate dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards! In this book, you'll quickly learn the basics of building your own dashboard and move on to customize your creations with themes, data connections, and other essential features. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Basics Build a strong foundation by understanding the features, options, themes, and commands at your disposal, and benefi t from comprehensive examples and practical exercises. Visualize the Process Benefit from numerous screenshots that show how different features will look in a dashboard (and view them in color in the online version!). Custom Options Tailor and enhance your dashboard by using SDK tools, data connectivity with options like SAP Crystal Reports and SAP BusinessObjects Live Office, and both SAP and non-SAP tools.Bonus Online Information Download source code from all examples and find color figure downloads at www.sap-press.com. Updated and Revised for Release 4.0 Find all changes in the move to SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0, from small menu changes and what they mean, to new developments in location intelligence and more.

Universe Design with SAP BusinessObjects BI

The Comprehensive Guide

Author: Christian Ah-Soon,Didier Mazoué,Pierpaolo Vezzosi

Publisher: SAP PRESS

ISBN: 9781592299010

Category: Computers

Page: 729

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* Everything you need to know about the new Information Design Tool and UNX universes * Explore step-by-step universe design, from connecting to different data sources, to creating data foundations, to building business layers * Compare and convert UNV to UNX universes Bend the cosmos to your will! For SAP data and non-SAP data alike, this comprehensive resource spans universe creation to universe publication. Learn to build single- and multisource data foundations and business layers and to convert UNV to UNX using the new Information Design Tool. Using step-by-step instructions and guiding screenshots, explore the important Information Design Tool features and functionalities that will put intelligent design within your grasp. Information Design Tool Explore its interface and find tips to design and manage universes that fit your needs. Not Just Semantics Begin with a conversation on the fundamental role of the semantic layer and then move into the pillars of universe design: the data foundation and the business layer.Connecting to any Data Source and to SAP Systems Connect to any relational data source or OLAP cube with your universe, and make sure you're using the right parameters and access methods to retrieve enterprise data from SAP systems. Publishing and Sharing Universes Learn how to make universes available for consumption by SAP BusinessObjects BI tools and for collaboration with other designers. Comparing the Old with the New Differentiate between universes created with the Universe Design Tool and Information Design Tool, and learn how to convert UNV to UNX.

Microsoft .NET - Architecting Applications for the Enterprise

Author: Dino Esposito,Andrea Saltarello

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0133986403

Category: Computers

Page: 448

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A software architect’s digest of core practices, pragmatically applied Designing effective architecture is your best strategy for managing project complexity–and improving your results. But the principles and practices of software architecting–what the authors call the “science of hard decisions”–have been evolving for cloud, mobile, and other shifts. Now fully revised and updated, this book shares the knowledge and real-world perspectives that enable you to design for success–and deliver more successful solutions. In this fully updated Second Edition, you will: Learn how only a deep understanding of domain can lead to appropriate architecture Examine domain-driven design in both theory and implementation Shift your approach to code first, model later–including multilayer architecture Capture the benefits of prioritizing software maintainability See how readability, testability, and extensibility lead to code quality Take a user experience (UX) first approach, rather than designing for data Review patterns for organizing business logic Use event sourcing and CQRS together to model complex business domains more effectively Delve inside the persistence layer, including patterns and implementation.

Getting Started with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

Author: Xavier Hacking,Jeroen Van der A

Publisher: SAP PRESS

ISBN: 9781592298952

Category: Computers

Page: 468

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Introduce yourself: installation and configuration, the IDE, usage scenarios Acquaint yourself: the design process, components and properties, scripting Advance yourself: design principles, visualization methods, full application examples If SAP business intelligence is your game, SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio is your next challenge. Are you an expert in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards? A wizard with BEx Web Application Designer? Or maybe you re a newbie to both? Whatever your answer, this book has the information you need to get to the next level. Installation and Configuration You can t paint a picture without the proper supplies. Find the information you need to download the right files, install the right pieces, and configure the right parts. The Application Design Process Although application design is a creative endeavor, there are some general steps you have to follow. From assigning your data sources to testing your application, get the big picture. Components, Properties, and Methods Get a comprehensive description of all the building blocks of Design Studio. Choose your palette, and then make your canvas come alive.End-to-End Application Examples Start with a simple calculator and end with a complex sales dashboard. Follow along with step-by-step instructions and code to build your first complete Design Studio applications. Downloadable Files Let the book's downloadable files serve as your sketchbook use the sample code to start building your own work. Highlights Design Studio vs. Dashboards and BEx WAD Installation and configuration Usage scenarios Data sources Script Editor Layout Editor Content Assistance Components Properties Methods Chart types DuPont analysis application Sales dashboard application

Learning SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards

Author: Taha M. Mahmoud

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785282816

Category: Computers

Page: 330

View: 2455

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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards is a leading Business Intelligence and reporting tool that provides you with a real-time understanding of your business with agile visualizations. Starting with an introduction to Dashboards and its benefits, the book slowly moves on to explain the dashboard creation process. After this, you will learn how to add charts, single-value components, maps, selectors, and other third-party plugins to the existing dashboards. Furthermore, it shares many best practices and will also help you to connect your dashboard to real data by establishing a data connection to a data source. You can also explore more about mobile BI and learn how to create dashboards for mobile devices. By the end of the book, you will be able to prepare, plan, and design interactive dashboards based on your business requirements using this cutting-edge BI tool.