SAP BusinessObjects BI (also called BO or BoBJ) is a reporting, dashboarding and analytics platform for businesses. SAP BO suite consists of a number of reporting applications that allow users to discover data, perform analysis to derive insights and create user-friendly visualizations.
SAP BO is intended to make reporting & analysis easy for business users so they can create their own reports and perform intuitive & predictive analytics.
SAP BusinessObjects BI tools use drag-and-drop features allowing users to search and analyze data from a wide variety of sources. SAP BO is a front-end BI platform, so the data is not stored at the application level, but is integrated from varied back-end source databases.
Uplatz provides this in-depth training on SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence software.
Core applications under SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence suite are:
SAP BO Universe - The heart of SAP BO is the SAP BusinessObjects Universe, a data model consisting of layers of metadata that integrate the back-end data sources with the application layer through meaningful relationships.
Web Intelligence (Webi) - Webi is a web browser based tool that allows users to create reports, perform analysis, produce formatted reports & dashboards, and distribute/share the reports on SAP BO enterprise platform or export them to PDF or MS Excel.
Crystal Reports - Crystal report is a data analytics and reporting tool aimed at individual users or small and medium-sized businesses that need systematic, highly formatted and dynamic reports from a variety of data sources and to be delivered in various formats. These reports can be accessed online or offline, from applications, portals or mobile devices.
SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (formerly called Xcelsius) - It is a data visualization tool that allows users to create custom dashboards and executive scorecards. These include dashboards, interactive charts, gauges and widgets.
Query as a Web Service (QaaWS) - QaaWS is a tool that allows users to create and publish web services that can be consumed in Crystal Reports and SAP BO Dashboards, as well as other external software applications.
SAP BusinessObjects Explorer - SAP BO Explorer is self-service data exploration tool that enables users to search through large volumes of data from various sources and then create data visualizations that can be shared across the organization.
SAP Lumira - It is a self-service data discovery and visualization tool that allows users to find and analyze relevant business data and create custom interactive dashboards and analytics applications.
SAP BO - Course Syllabus
Overview of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.2
Describing SAP Analytics Solutions
Identifying the Components of SAP BusinessObjects 4.2
Data Sources for BusinessObjects BI 4.2 Reporting Tools
Describing Enterprise Data Sources for BI reporting tools
Describing Local Data Sources for BI reporting tools
SAP Business Objects Design Studio
Creating an Analytical Application in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office
Creating a Workbook in SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office
SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, Edition for Microsoft PowerPoint
Creating a Presentation using Business Objects Analysis for Microsoft Power Point
SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Creating Web Intelligence Documents in SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Visualizing Data in SAP Lumira
SAP Predictive Analytics 2.0
Describing SAP Predictive Analytics
Forecasting with SAP Predictive Analysis - Automated Analytics
Using SAP Predictive Analysis - Expert Analytics
BI Platform Features - Reporting with Mobile Devices
Describing the Methods of Making Reports Available on Mobile Devices
BI Platform Features - Scheduling and Report Distribution
Scheduling and Emailing a SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Report