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Gain the Competitive Edge with the Ultimate Resource on BusinessObjects XI Release 2

Publish actionable business reports across your enterprise using BusinessObjects XI and the detailed information contained in this one-stop resource. BusinessObjects XI: The Complete Reference explains, step-by-step, how to design and build powerful universes, integrate security, execute efficient queries, and distribute the results.

You'll learn how to create an implementation strategy that fits your business goals, define and manage users, and integrate your reports into Web and Windows applications. All of the new and updated features of BusinessObjects XI Release 2 are covered in full detail, including the new architecture, Designer, security through the Central Management Console, InfoView, Web Intelligence, Desktop Intelligence, report scheduling, and auditing usage.

  • Develop a visionary BusinessObjects XI deployment strategy
  • Migrate existing deployments to BusinessObjects XI Release 2
  • Use Designer to create robust universes aligned with the business goals that empower users to answer their own questions
  • Design and implement security policies that fit your company's needs
  • Monitor system usage and develop deployment practices for mission-critical BI
  • Translate complex business questions into simple, efficient Web Intelligence queries
  • Design reports that facilitate insight with richly formatted tables, charts, alerters, and report formulas
  • Reach more users with the power of interactive reports to dynamically sort, filter, rank, and drill through to detail at a simple mouse-click

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

Explaining how to use the latest release of BusinessObjects, this book shows how to design and build a user-friendly interface, then reap the rewards of reporting and analysis. Readers learn to create reports that will help explore and analyze data, make complex queries, and improve business decision-making and execution based on one of the leading business intelligence tools.

About the Author

Cindi Howson (NJ) has worked with Business Objects since 1994 and has helped clients around the world implement and optimize their Business Objects deployments. She publishes frequently in Intelligent Enterprise, teaches regularly at The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI), and is the author of BIScorecard for independent BI product reviews.

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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m_y_widi, February 19, 2008 (view all comments by m_y_widi)
This book is really recomended for user BO XI, very step by step and complete reference.
I believe if you read it, you'll easily understand what is BO and the powerfull of BI.
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nvnaresh2004, November 26, 2007 (view all comments by nvnaresh2004)
This is the best reference book on BO XI for both beginners and advanced users.
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Saubhagya.nayak, November 23, 2006 (view all comments by Saubhagya.nayak)
Hi this books cover all the aspects of the Business objects and it will definitely answer most of the question that the current business model asks.

This book very good and has added some new featues in this edition those are really helpful......
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780072262650
Author:
Howson, Cindi
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Subject:
Business
Subject:
Programming - Object Oriented Programming
Subject:
Business intelligence
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Programming / Object Oriented
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Business Software - General
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Subject:
Enterprise Applications - General
Subject:
Relational databases
Subject:
Business -- Data processing.
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Subject:
Software Engineering-Object Oriented Programming
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
Osborne Complete Reference Series
Publication Date:
May 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
650
Dimensions:
9.31x7.31x1.38 in. 2.45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , Explaining how to use the latest release of BusinessObjects, this book shows how to design and build a user-friendly interface, then reap the rewards of reporting and analysis. Readers learn to create reports that will help explore and analyze data, make complex queries, and improve business decision-making and execution based on one of the leading business intelligence tools.

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