SAP BO Administrator

Business Objects Enterprize: Administration

This training program is based on SAP BO Server Administrator Certification.

What is BusinessObjects Enterprise?

o Describe BusinessObjects Enterprise

o Use InfoView and the Central Management Console to view content

o Configure the Central Management Console

o Describe the BusinessObjects Enterprise Architecture

· Managing BusinessObjects Enterprise Content

o Add objects to the Repository

o Manipulate objects in BusinessObjects Enterprise

· Securing BusinessObjects Enterprise Content

o Create users, groups, folders and categories

o Understand the BusinessObjects Enterprise security model

o Describe guidelines for planning security

· Application Security

o Secure BusinessObjects Enterprise applications

· Publishing and Publications

o Publish personalized reports and documents to multiple recipients

o Describe the process of publishing personalized reports to dynamic

recipients

o Manage profiles

 Business Objects: Installation and Administration

· Preparing, Installing, and Configuring BusinessObjects Enterprise

o Explain how to prepare, install, and configure BusinessObjects Enterprise

o Test BusinessObjects Enterprise once it is installed

o Verify what updates were applied to the BusinessObjects Enterprise

installation

· BusinessObjects Enterprise Architecture

o Describe the BusinessObjects Enterprise architecture

o Describe the BusinessObjects Enterprise components

o Explain the information process flows in BusinessObjects Enterprise

· Performing Common Server Management Tasks

o Describe the Central Configuration Manager (CCM) to manage servers

o Describe the Server Intelligence Agent (SIA)

o Describe the Central Management Console (CMC) to manage servers

· Managing the Web Application Services

o Understand the web application services

o Configure the Java Web Application Server

o Describe the role of Web Application Container Server

o Deploy BusinessObjects Enterprise web applications using wdeploy

· Managing the Central Management Server and the System Database

o Use the Central Management Server

o Migrate and backup the CMS system data

o Manage auditing

o Map third-party accounts to BusinessObjects Enterprise

· Managing the File Repository Servers

o Use the File Repository Servers

o Configure the File Repository Servers

o Use the Repository Diagnostic Tool

 BO INTEGRATION

Content

· Overview - System Set up and Administration

o SAP BO Integration Kit

o Installation & Configuration

o SAP BO integrated solution approach

o Server administration

o SAP Authorization administration scenario

· Overview

o Integrated solution architecture

o OLAP Universe design approach

o Connectivity Options

o Variables & Prompting

o Hierarchies

o Publishing

o OLAP universe maintenance

· Reporting and data visualization

o WEB- I report on SAP BI source

o Design Principals

o List of Values

o Delegated Search

o Smart Measures

o Crystal reporting on SAP BI source

o Voyager on SAP BI

o Connectivity Overview (QaaWS and Live Office)

o Xcelsius on SAP BI

· Performance Management

o BIA and BO integration

o Other performance management options

 CMC/CCM/CMS:

  • Introduction of Window and web based Central management in BOXIR3
  • Roles and responsibilities of Contents of CCM/CMS/CMC
  • When to use CCM/CMS/CMC
  • Detail description of contents of CCM/CMS/CMC
  • Case study

 BO-SAP Integration

 Crystal Reports Basic: Fundamentals of Report Design

· Planning a Report

o Define database concepts

o Plan and develop a report prototype

· Creating a Report

o Create a report

o Add tables

o Describe the design environment

o Insert objects on a report

o Preview a report

o Save a report

o Position and size objects

o Format objects

· Selecting Records

o Define the Select Expert

o Determine the criteria for record selection

o Understanding saved and refreshed data

o Apply record selection

o Apply additional record selection criteria

o Modify record selection

o Apply time-based record selection

· Organizing Data on a Report

o Sort records

o Group records

o Summarize data

· Formatting a Report

o Add graphical elements

o Combine text objects with database fields

o Apply specialized formatting

o Insert fields with pre-built functions

· Applying Section Formatting

o Format sections

o Create a summary report

· Creating Basic Formulas

o Define a formula and its purpose

o Create formulas

o Apply Boolean formulas

o Apply If-Then-Else formulas

o Apply date calculations

o Apply number calculations

o Apply string manipulation

· Applying Conditional Reporting

o Determine trends in data

o Format data conditionally

· Representing Data Visually

o Create a chart

· Distributing a Report

o Export a report

o Save a report to BusinessObjects Enterprise

 Crystal Reports: Business Reporting Solutions

Content

· Using the Repository

o Use the repository

o Create a report from a repository data source

· Creating Formulas

o Use functions and operators

o Define control structures available in Crystal Reports Syntax

· Managing Reports

o Use the Workbench

o Publish reports to BusinessObjects Enterprise

· Using Variables and Arrays

o Use variables

o Use arrays

· Using Report Templates

o Apply report templates

o Build a template without a data source

o Remove a template

· Building Parameterized Reports

o Define and create parameters

o Build a report with multiple parameters

o Use edit masks and descriptions

o Create a date range parameter

o Group using parameters

· Summarizing Data with Crosstabs

o Build a basic crosstab

o Format a crosstab

· Using Report Sections

o Use sections

o Use group related functions to format sections

o Use section underlay

o Use multiple-column reporting

· Building Specialized Reports

o Use the Running Total Expert

o Create a form letter

o Add a hyperlink to a report

o Use Dynamic Graphic Locations

o Build a report with alerts

o Build a top N report

 

Xcelsius 2008: Core and Connectivity

Content:

· Creating a Model

o Producing interactive visualizations of your data

o Getting around in Xcelsius

o Working with your Excel workbook

o Visualizing data with charts

o Using Xcelsius Components

o Distributing your Xcelsius Visualization

o Applying best practices for designing models

· Formatting a Model

o Applying formatting options

o Using themes and templates to apply formatting

· Adding Interactivity to a Model

o Using selectors

 Universe Designer: Core and Connectivity

Advanced Designer:

  • Use your universe design and Business Objects Universe Designer knowledge to solve Business problems
  • Define aggregate awareness
  • Apply aggregate awareness to objects
  • Combine database functions in objects
  • Construct relative data-time objects
  • Create complex predefined conditions
  • Work with advanced LOVs
  • Work with advanced join syntaxes
  • Define connection and user credential parameters
  • Work with Central Management Server (CMS) universe security
  • Move content from development to production
  • Maintain universe design
  • Work with OLAP universes

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