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Taha Mahmoud shows how to identify and solve SQL design traps in SAP BusinessObjects universes using the SAP BusinessObjects Information Design Tool (IDT). Learn about the issues that arise if these traps aren’t fixed and how to use SAP BusinessObjects universe functions to fix and resolve them.
Adam Getz shows how to use the SAP Dashboards 4.1 Query Builder feature to create a Universe Query that can be inserted into the embedded spreadsheet or bound directly to components within SAP Dashboards. Learn the process of querying a BusinessObjects Universe and integrating the data into a dashboard.
Ingo Hilgefort shows you how to use the Universe-based connectivity to connect to your SAP ERP system. This connectivity connects you to classic InfoSets, and also to ABAP functions and queries.
In this article by Alan Mayer, learn how to apply universe and time row restrictions to SELECT statements.
SAP NetWeaver BW Workspaces provides an ad hoc modeling environment partly created by the BW back-end global team. It is completed by a company’s advanced analysts. Ned Falk explains what tasks power users need to carry out to incorporate the tool using the Workspace Designer.
Learn how to connect universes directly to SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards components without having to go through a Live Office connection. Get performance improvements by using this straight-forward procedure.
See how to use the BusinessObjects 3.1 Universe Designer tool to set and manage BusinessObjects universe parameters. Doing so allows you to effectively control the functionality of a universe.
Find out about best practices for universe design and testing universe design. Also read why the transition from the old Universe Designer to the new Universe Design Tool in BusinessObjects 4.0 has been effective.
Walk away with a basic understanding of how to use the SAP BusinessObjects Import Wizard, including a seven-step breakdown of how the wizard works.
- Find out three things a power user needs to know before starting to test a new universe.
Designing SAP BusinessObjects universes for an entire organization takes skill and knowledge of best practices. Learn about two unique approaches for designing and deploying BusinessObjects universes at the enterprise level so that all database tables and fields from every business unit, department, and subject area are incorporated.
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Frank Bulacher is the manager of SAP CH, Alstom Switzerland. He has over 14 years of BI experience in the U.S. and Europe.
Stephanie Huber is a senior consultant for business intelligence at Deloitte Consulting, with extensive SAP BI experience.
Rich Chlebek has 19+ years of SAP BI experience; currently, he's a director of business intelligence at BIPC.
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