SAP Business ObjectsReportingSHAKIL AHMEDSr. Technical DirectorERP Technicals Inc.February 10, 2010** Dial-In Information **Toll Free:Toll:Participant Pass code:
ERP Technicals Inc.• We are consulting and systems integration firm• Our expertise in providing actionable business intelligence solution for the following SAP Business Objects components DATA WAREHOUSE RAPID MART DATA CLEANSING PRODUCT MIGRATION REPORTING AND DASHBOARD PROOF OF CONCEPT OEM INTEGRATION SUPPORT TRAINING
Presenter IntroductionProfessional Experience• 18 years Professional Experience in IT Industry• 12 years in SAP Business Objects and Data Warehouse consultant with the following multinational clientsEducation and Certificates• MSc in Information Technologies, UK• MBA in Finance• Business Objects Certified Professional
Agenda 1. SAP Business Objects Xir3 Architecture 2. What is Universe? Universe Fundamentals Role of a Universe 3. Introducing Web Intelligence Web Intelligence Benefits 4. What is Crystal Xcelsius? 5. Demo 6. Web Intelligence Reports Running the Query Restricting Data (Single Value Condition) Using Presentation Styles Applying Calculations to Data Ranking Data If...Then...Else... 7. Crystal Xcelsius Dashboards 8. Conclusion 9. Q & A
SAP Business Objects Xir3 Architecture End • Corporate Reports | Ad-hoc Reports | Dashboard Users Reports | Live Office • Corporate Reports | Webi Ad-hoc Reports | DeskiReports Reports | Crystal Xcelsius Dashboard | Crystal Reports | MS Live Office | QAAWS | Voyager • Sales & Marketing | Human Resources | Finance |Universe Account Payable | Account Receivable| General Ledger Universes EDW • Oracle | MS SQL Server | Teradata | DB2 etc; ETL • Data Integrator | Informatica | SAP Rapid Mart ETLSource • SAP Applications | Non SAP Applications Data • Operational Structured Data | Unstructured Data
What is a Universe?• Users can do data analysis and create reports using the objects in a universe, without seeing, or having to know anything about, the underlying data structures and SQL in the database. Universe Fundamentals • Business Objects Designer is a software tool that allows you to create universes for Web Intelligence, Desktop intelligence, Crystal Xcelsius, and Crystal Reports users. Role of a Universe• The role of a universe is to provide an easy to use and understand interface for non technical Web Intelligence users to run queries against a database to create reports and perform data analysis.
INTRODUCING WEB INTELLIGENCE Web Intelligence provides business users an easy to use interactive and flexible user interface forbuilding and analyzing reports on corporate data over the web, on secured intranets and extranets. Intuitive, web-based, drag and drop interface Control ad Synch hoc usage seamlessly and maximize when online. system resources Web Intelligence Create Benefits Business queries, terms hide reports in complexity of offline mode. data Stay connected Re-usable with calculations corporate and report data