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Indianapolis BusinessObjects User Group Meeting – Sept 27, 2013


In partnership with Michael Ward from Creative Technology and Training Solutions, InfoSol will present at the upcoming Indianapolis BusinessObjects™ User Group Meeting on Friday, September 27, 2013, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.

Attendance is free, however; we do ask that you register for count purposes.


Indiana Farm Bureau
225 South East Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free Parking Adjacent to Building



8:30  –  9:00am – Registration

Free continental breakfast provided


9:00 – 10:15am – Limitless Business Intelligence

Chris Kruger, InfoSol

Organizations and people all over the world are using Business Intelligence in new, innovative and amazing ways to unlock insightful information. Current technology enables us to analyze, visualize and explore huge amounts of data. But the real breakthrough in BI is the realization that we can now create true Business Intelligence applications for almost anything and everything. We are only limited by our imaginations – which collectively can conjure up infinite possibilities. We are entering a time of limitless business intelligence.


10:15 – 10:30am – Break/Networking


10:30 – 11:30am – WebIntelligence 3.1 vs 4.0:  What’s New?  What’s Different?  What Should I Look Out For?

Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

This updated presentation features a live demo of the WebIntelligence 4.0;  highlighting what’s new versus what’s changed.  It will include a full comparison of both the query panel and report viewer.


11:30 – 12:45pm Lunch – On Your Own


12:45 – 1:45pm – Dashboards for Everyone, Everywhere

Chris Kruger, InfoSol

2012 and 2013 brought about a lot of changes to BI content and how it is both developed and deployed. Whether its development time or license costs, new options bring new pros and cons. Businesses need to sift through the details so they can determine the best fit for their organization. A live demonstration will be given, showing how to mobilize a dashboard, Web Intelligence report, and an Exploration View.


1:45 – 2:30pm – Universe Design Tool(UDT)  vs. Information Design Tool(IDT)

Michael Ward, Creative Technology & Training Solutions

This presentation will discuss the new IDT and how it is both similar and different from the UDT.  It will also cover how to move a universe from an .unv file to .unx.


2:30 – 2:45pm – Break/Networking


2:45 – 3:30pm – Streamlining & Accelerating Your Migration to SAP BusinessObjects BI4

Fred Walther, APOS

This session will provide an overview of key topics for planning and executing the migration to SAP BusinessObjects 4 platform.  This will include a discussion of the important phases of a successful migration, and considering those phases with respect to the complexities of specific customer migration experiences. Key learning points and best practices from customer migration experiences will be highlighted, as well as discussion around best practices and advanced technologies which can be used to streamline and speed the migration process.


3:30 – 4:00pm – Roundtable Discussion:  Moving from 3.1 to 4.x


4:00 pm – Wrap-up


Register at: michaelward@cttsbi.com or (586) 677-8300.
Note:  This event is not sponsored by SAP or ASUG.  Presentations subject to change

About jshields

John Shields started working for InfoSol in the summer of 2012 after graduating from Arizona State University with his bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems. He is passionate about web development and data visualization and has taken over the reigns as InfoSol's Champion of Web Presence. Outside of work he enjoys the outdoors and is an avid mountain biker and snowboarder.

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