SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence Advanced Reporter Course

Course Description

This Advanced Business Objects Reporter Course pretty much takes over where the Intro course left off. Here you'll develop your skills and discover just how powerful the software really is. There will be some revision of key concepts developed during the Introductory Course for those who need it, which might also make this course useful for those of you who have been using Business Objects Web Intelligence for a while, but have never received any formal training.
1 day
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Pre-Course Challenge

Refresher Exercise on Basic Web Intelligence Skills
Revision of Basic Skills as required

Who should attend

Those wishing to learn the Web Intelligence versions of Business Objects. It is not suitable for those wishing to learn Desktop Intelligence versions.

You'll need to have attended the Business Objects Web Intelligence Introductory Course first, or at least be familiar with everything that's included in it before attending this course. By the end of the course, you will be able to build complex documents by combining the data from multiple sources, including spreadsheet data, and use advanced query techniques such as Combine queries and sub-queries, as well as be able to understand and refine calculation contexts

Advanced Query Techniques

Prompted Queries
Wild Cards in Queries
Combine Queries

Working with Variables

Adding a Formula to a Block
Understanding the Difference Between a Formula and a Variable
Defining a Formula as a Variable
Adding and Modifying Variables
The v_ Convention for Naming Variables
Using If, Then, Else…to Group Variables
Understanding Calculation Contexts
Changing the Context of a Calculation using a Variable
Character and Date String Functions

Working with Multiple Data Providers

Understanding the concept of a Data Provider
Working on Documents with Multiple Data Providers (Multiple Queries)
Multiple Queries Based on a Single Universe
Queries Based on an Excel Spreadsheet
Synchronising Data Providers by Merging Dimensions

Modifying Reports & Analysing Data

Designing Input Controls
Creating Hyperlinks
Element Links
Document Links


Understanding Hierarchies
Setting the Scope of Analysis
Drilling Through Tables and Charts
Using the Drill Filters
Taking a Snapshot

Business Objects