BusinessObjects XI (Release 2): The Complete Reference / Edition 1

BusinessObjects XI (Release 2): The Complete Reference / Edition 1

by Cindi Howson
ISBN-10:
0072262656
ISBN-13:
9780072262650
Pub. Date:
06/27/2006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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BusinessObjects XI (Release 2): The Complete Reference / Edition 1

This book is a must read for anyone deploying BusinessObjects. It covers everything from planning your upgrade to the latest release, to best practices in universe design, and powerful report creation that maximizes business insight. This book covers the most frequently used features for the full BI suite, in one comprehensive book. There's in depth coverage of Designer, security via the Central Management Console, InfoView, Web Intelligence, and Desktop Intelligence. It goes beyond step-by-step instructions to cover how and why in a business context. Transition notes are interspersed for version 5 and 6 customers to understand the biggest changes in XI Release 2. If you drive BI requirements in your company or are a data warehouse program manager, Business Objects administrator, report author or consumer, this book is for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072262650
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/27/2006
Series: Osborne Complete Reference Series
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: GETTING READY FOR BUSINESS OBJECTS XI
Chapter 1: Introduction to Business Intelligence
Chapter 2: Goals of Deploying Business Objects XI
Chapter 3: Understanding your Users
Chapter 4: Marketing Your BusinessObjects XI
Chapter 5: Under the Covers: Migrating to a New Architecture
PART II: A BETTER UNIVERSE
Chapter 6: Universe Design Principles
Chapter 7: Using Designer to Build a Basic Universe
Chapter 8: Universe Joins

Chapter 9: Classes and Objects
Chapter 10: List of Values
Chapter 11: Advanced Objects
Chapter 12: Multidimensional Analysis
Chapter 13: Securing the System
Chapter 14: Design Principles: Where to Put the Intelligence
Chapter 15: Minimizing Universe Maintenance
Chapter 16: Getting Ready for Production
PART III: REPORTING AND ANALYSIS
Chapter 17: Navigating InfoView
Chapter 18: Working with Documents
Chapter 19: Analyzing the Data
Chapter 20: Creating a New Query
Chapter 21: Advanced Report and Chart Formatting
Chapter 22: Formulas and Variables
Chapter 23: Complex Queries
Chapter 24: Desktop Intelligence
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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