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SAP Business Intelligence Quick Start Guide

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  • Work with various tools to create interactive data visualization and analysis
  • Query, report, and analyze with SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence
  • Create a report in SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise
  • Visualize and manipulate data using an SAP Lumira Storyboard
  • Deep dive into the workings of the SAP predictive analytics tool
  • Deploy and configure SAP BO Intelligence platform 4.2

The SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform is a powerful reporting and analysis tool. This book is the ideal introduction to the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform, introducing you to its data visualization, visual analytics, reporting, and dashboarding capabilities.

The book starts with an overview of the BI platform and various data sources for reporting. Then, we move on to looking at data visualization, analysis, reporting, and analytics using BusinessObjects Business Intelligence tools. You will learn about the features associated with reporting, scheduling, and distribution and learn how to deploy the platform. Toward the end, you will learn about the strategies and factors that should be considered during deployment.

By the end, you will be confident working with the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform to deliver better insights for more effective decision making.

  • Get up and running with the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Perform effective data analysis and visualization for actionable insights
  • Enhance your BI strategy by creating different types of reports and dashboards using SAP BusinessObjects
Page Count 262
Course Length 7 hours 51 minutes
ISBN 9781789346206
Date Of Publication 27 Feb 2019
Introduction to SAP BusinessObjects WebI
Creating a WebI document based on an existing Universe 
Introduction to SAP Crystal Reports 
Creating a report in SAP Crystal Reports 
Introduction to SAP Lumira 
Use cases for Lumira 
Creating a SAP Lumira visualization 
Creating a SAP Lumira storyboard
Introduction to SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics
SAP Automated Analytics and Expert Analytics features 
Automated Analytics – forecasting in SAP Predictive Analysis 
Introduction to the BI platform features of SAP BusinessObjects 
SAP BusinessObjects BI platform security 
Scheduling and emailing an SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Report
Introduction to BI platform architecture 
SAP BusinessObjects BI4 for cloud deployment options
BI platform system overview
Overview of the BI platform suite 


Vinay Singh

Vinay Singh is a data science manager at BASF, Germany. He has over 12 years' experience in data warehousing and BI. Before joining BASF, he worked with multiple companies/customers, including SAP, Adobe Systems, Freudenberg, and T-Systems, which provided him with a good mix of product development and consulting experience.

His other publications include Real-Time Analytics with SAP HANA, published by Packt, Manage Your SAP Projects with SAP Activate, also published by Packt, and Creating and Using Advanced DSOs in SAP BW on SAP HANA, by SAP PRESS. He is a visiting research scholar at the National Central University of Taiwan, and a distinguished speaker at various forums.