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Seattle BusinessObjects User Group – March 21, 2013

Seattle BusinessObjects User Group Meeting - March 21, 2013

You are personally invited to join us at the next information packed Seattle BusinessObjects User Group meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2013, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm hosted by Creative Technology & Training Solutions and InfoSol Inc.  Attendance is free, however; we do ask that you register for count purposes.

Location

Group Health Cooperative
320 Westlake Ave N, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98109-5233
 
Metered street parking or parking available under the building, $20 per day. Please check in at security desk when you enter the building.

 

Agenda

8:30 –  9:00am      Registration – Free Continental Breakfast Provided

9:00 – 10:15am   Inspired Business Intelligence 2.0InfoSol

A whole new form of business intelligence has emerged – Inspired Business Intelligence.

While Business Intelligence looks at what is known to solve problems, Inspired Business Intelligence sees beyond what is known to discover amazing things. Inspired people generate inspired ideas and solutions that, in turn, inspire remarkable outcomes. Inspired Business Intelligence 2.0 is a collection of award winning BI applications developed using SAP BusinessObjects products that are sure to inspire you. They include BI dashboard and mobile solutions which will be demonstrated live.

10:15 – 10:30am Break

10:30 – 11:30am WebIntelligence 3.1 vs WebIntelligence 4.0Creative Technology & Training Solutions

An in-depth comparison of both what is similar and what is different between v3 and v4.  Included in this presentation is an in-depth look at the Portal (BI Workspace), Query Panel, and Report Viewer.   There will be a heavy concentration on the Report Viewer.

11:30 – 12:30pm Lunch:  On Your Own

12:30 – 1:15 pm   Write Back Dashboards – InfoSol

While Business Intelligence tools are traditionally read only,  the amazing popularity and versatility of Xcelsius dashboards has led to some interesting applications where the dashboard is also used for data capture and input purposes. This session will demonstrate several real world case studies of companies that have developed and are using Xcelsius dashboards to capture information and write it back to databases. The possibilities for write back applications with Xcelsius create a whole new paradigm for business intelligence solutions.

1:15 – 2:00pm    Advanced Cross Tables for WebIntelligence 4.0- Creative Technology & Training Solutions

This presentation will provide a look at the new charting functionality that is now part of v4.0.   It will include an in-depth look at the new charting tool.  It will also include a look at the new chart types that are now part of v4.0.

2:00 – 2:15 pm    Break

2:15 – 3:15pm    2012 BI Mobile Landscape: What’s Real? InfoSol             

There are many mobile BI solutions choices – some leverage existing investments in BusinessObjects infrastructure and development, while others require completely new design and development. Some use streaming technology and render content on the mobile device without changes and some are developed natively for the mobile device taking full advantage of the device technology and integrating seamlessly with other native mobile applications. This session cuts through the marketing hype and shows the different mobile BI solution choices that are real and work with SAP BusinessObjects in action so you can compare them side by side.

 

3:15 – 4:00pm     WebIntelligence 3.1 Rich Client Tips and TricksCreative Technology & Training Solutions

A live demo of the Webi Rich Client Reporting Tool. It will include how to use Rich Client to bring in personal data files, how to merge multiple data providers between universes and personal data files, and a section on tips and tricks for Webi Rich Client.

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

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INFOSOL is a leading provider of SAP BusinessObjects, consulting, products, education and technical support throughout North America. With an in-house product development team and partnerships with other leading Business Intelligence solutions providers around the world, INFOSOL offers the best-in-class and most innovative SAP BusinessObjects add-on solutions. These include InfoBurst for Automated Report and Dashboard Bursting and Publishing along with Intelligent Cache Query for optimal Xcelsius performance and scalability. Having more than 15 years experience in providing end-to-end Business Intelligence applications, INFOSOL has learned to see beyond the data and deliver visionary solutions that inspire.

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