Chart Engine Offers Exciting Options in Web Intelligence 4.0

  • by Scott Wallask, Managing Editor
  • November 3, 2011
Web Intelligence 4.0’s greatest strength may be the way it allows users and report developers to control all aspects of chart appearances.

You want an SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence chart with shadowed borders, blue font, and a symbol in place of a value? Cool. Wait, now you want to make it a 3-D chart instead? No problem if you’re using Web Intelligence 4.0.

The latest release of Web Intelligence (also known as WebI) puts design elements right in the hands of users and report developers, continuing a harmonized look and feel among all of the tools within BusinessObjects 4.0, said Roy Wells, principal consultant at Decision First Technologies. Wells spoke during a Decision First Webinar about Web Intelligence 4.0 on October 6, which you can still access on demand by registering.

Scott Wallask

Scott Wallask was the managing editor for the BI, BusinessObjects, and HANA content of SAPexperts. He has covered SAP for WIS since May 2010, with a focus on SAP NetWeaver BW, HANA, BusinessObjects, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and human resources. He has spent 19 years as a writer and editor, including stints as a reporter at several newspapers in the Boston area. For 12 years starting in 1998, he created in-depth content about fire safety and OSHA regulations in hospitals while working at HCPro, a healthcare publishing company. In 2005, he won a first place award for best instructional reporting from the Specialized Information Publishers Association for his series on fire protection efforts in nursing homes. He graduated magna cum laude from Northeastern University in 1994 with a BA degree in print journalism.

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