You and your colleagues are invited to join us at the next information packed Arizona Business Objects and Crystal User Group (AZBOCUG) meeting Thursday, August 11th, 2016, 12:30-4:15 PM.

Attendance is free; however, we do ask that you register for count purposes.

Location: City of Mesa 200 S Center, Mesa, AZ 85201 (Building 3: Personnel Training Room # 3-119)

The best parking and access to the building: Enter on 255 S MacDonald which is on the west side of the building. The building is a short 2 block walk (about 10-15 min walk) south of Main street and there is a light rail station at Main St and Center St for those that want to ride the light rail.


12:30 – 1:00 pm | Registration

1:00 – 1:10 pm | Welcome and Announcements

1:10- 1:55 pm | Maps Made Easy for BusinessObjects – Ryan Goodman

Explore the top use cases and workflows for using maps with SAP BusinessObjects. Learn how to use out of the box maps for all BI tools and where to look for additional data, utilities, and extensions. With a plan and menu of available options, you can tackle your next maps requirements with confidence.

2:00- 2:45 pm | Let’s Get Crystal clear with Crystal Reports – Rajesh Ponnurangam

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Is Crystal Enterprise the new version of Crystal Reports? How different is Crystal Enterprise compared to Crystal Reports 2016/2013/2011/2008. What are the architectural changes in Crystal Enterprise? What are the different data connectivity options for Crystal Enterprise? Which version of Crystal Reports is best suited for SAP data sources – specifically SAP BW & HANA? Do I need to convert Crystal 2008/2011 reports to CR Enterprise? What’s new in Crystal 2016? This session will include a Demonstration showing the differences between Crystal 2013 and CR Enterprise.

2:45- 3:00 pm | Break & Networking

3:00- 3:30 pm | Web Intelligence Interactive Features – Adam Lange

It is often necessary to move beyond static reporting in order to support the objectives of data-driven decision-marking. This session will explore the many options for creating dynamic and engaging reports in Web Intelligence. Attendees will see live demonstrations of interactive Web Intelligence features, including input controls, element linking, hyperlinks, and more.

3:30- 4:00 pm | The Integration of Tableau into BusinessObjects – Rajesh Ponnurangam

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Learn how Tableau can connect to Business Objects Webi, Crystal and Deski reports via Infoburst.  Deployment and scheduling of BO content to Tableau will be demonstrated. The use cases for Tableau dashboards with BO content will be discussed.  And if we have time we may look at bursting out Tableau workbooks as well.

4:00 – 4:15 pm | Raffle & Prizes

  1. Brian MacConney says:

    Is it possible to get copies of any of the PPTs used for the 8/11 meeting? I am specifically interested in the Crystal Reports and WEBI presentations.

    Thank you.

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