Avoiding Common Pain Points When Migrating to Business Objects XI


Avoiding Common Pain Points When Migrating to XI — Vol 5 A 2007 user conference presentation by Tim Nightingale, Strategic Technology Architect Are you experiencing little tribulations with your migration project, or are you trying to discover all the “gotchas” before you dive in? Overwhelmed by the differences between versions and don’t know where to start? Then, this session is for you! Examine the common areas that cause issues and delays during a migration project. Identify the pain points, understand why they come up, and how they can be avoided in advance. Hear best-practice recommendations on how to plan, test, and implement the move to BusinessObjects XI R2. Both IT managers and technical staff can gain a better understanding of the tasks involved, and how to make the migration as seamless as possible. Download the slide deck at: www.bobjects.com (1MB) Need more information? Visit: www.businessobjects.com Need to speak with some one today contact Jeffrey Michaels directly through this channel.

Jaspersoft At a Glance (Video webcast)


ワークブレイン・ジャパン株式会社 ジャスパーソフト設立準備室: Jaspersoft Business Intelligence Suite製品は、包括的なビジネスインテリジェンスファミリーとして、世界でもっとも使用されているオープンソースJavaレポーティング・ライブラリー(JasperReport)とレポートデザイナー(i-Report)、インメモリー分析・OLAP分析そしてデータ統合のETLが統合されたスイート製品。CognosやBusiness Objects(SAP)の代わりに定価で機能いっぱい。

Crystal Reports Tutorial Using Running Totals Business Objects Training Lesson 13.1


Learn how to use a running total in Crystal Reports by Business Objects at www.teachUcomp.com. Get the complete tutorial at www.teachUcomp.com – the most comprehensive Crystal Reports tutorial available.

Modeling Business Objects with XML Schema

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XML Schema is the new language standard from the W3C and the new foundation for defining data in Web-based systems. There is a wealth of information available about Schemas but very little understanding of how to use this highly formal specification for creating documents. Grasping the power of Schemas means going back to the basics of documents themselves, and the semantic rules, or grammars, that define them. Written for schema designers, system architects, programmers, and document authors, Modeling Business Objects with XML Schema guides you through understanding Schemas from the basic concepts, type systems, type derivation, inheritance, namespace handling, through advanced concepts in schema design.

*Reviews basic XML syntax and the Schema recommendation in detail.
*Builds a knowledge base model step by step (about jazz music) that is used throughout the book.
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Modeling Business Objects with XML Schema

Creating Documents with BusinessObjects

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This substantial book explains almost every aspect of creating documents and reports with Business Objects. It contains over 1000 screenshots and many step-by-step examples! Robert Schmidt, who has written several books on the subject and has trained thousand’s of students to use Business Objects, authors it. Robert has also worked with many large companies to help them create their reports. This is a very thorough book and is great for beginners and intermediate users. Advanced users can also find some valuable advice and useful formulas. . . . More >>

Creating Documents with BusinessObjects

Business Intelligence

Business IntelligenceBusiness Intelligence (BI) refers to various skills, technologies and practices that are used to support business decision making, therefore also called as decision support system.

According to the leading research firm, Gartner that open-source BI tools production deployments will grow five-fold through 2012. The research firm also added that the open-source BI tool deployment is growing solidly.

According to various analysts, an effective and integrated BI solution can improve business performance by having better decision making across the company. At present, various large houses like Microsoft, Oracle (Hyperion), IBM (Cognos), and SAP (Business Objects) offer BI solutions to achieve the success and better Return on Investments (ROI).

Why Business intelligence Solutions required?

Business Intelligence helps its users in various tasks like –

  1. To know your customers better
  2. To look and evaluate the competition in the market
  3. Help you to accommodate with your business partners better
  4. Process information regarding economic efficiency and ROI
  5. It also helps you in decision making for your internal operations.

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Overview on Business Objects XI Data Foundation


Manage data integration and data quality, to help you build an agile and trustworthy data foundation, underpinning any type of business or IT initiative. More at: www.businessobjects.com

How does business objects differ from Cognos business intelligence toolset?

I’m not sure how the two are different. Could someone please explain the application of Cognos BI toolset and its functionality VS Business Objects and it’s applications and functionality.

Success Factors of Business Intelligence Implementation

Business Intelligence (BI) refers to skills, processes, technologies, applications and practices used to support decision making. Thus a BI system can be called a decision support system. Although there could be many factors that could affect the implementation process of a BI system, a research shows the following are the critical success factors for a business intelligence implementation:

1. Focus on business processes and requirements. Often companies get tied up in the technical capabilities and ignore how you want your business operations to run and what your key business requirements are. Once you have this defined, you can engage in a more effective BI system.

2. Focus on achieving a healthy ROI (Return on Investment). This requires developing a high-level business case, establishing key performance measures, setting baselines and targets for those measures, and tracking performance after go-live.

3. Strong project management and resource commitment. Ensure you have a strong project manager to support and participate in the project.

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