This Virtual Arizona BusinessObjects and Crystal User Group ran on Thursday, August 11th. You can view the session recordings below.


1:00 – 1:05 pm | Welcome & Announcements

1:05 – 1:35 pm | Why go to 4.3? Presentation Mode! A story! – Alan Anolik, Maven BI Group

Up your BI game with Webi Intelligence 4.3 Presentation Mode! At a major mining enterprise, we’ve been using Webi since 4.2 to auto refresh a series of “live” dashboards displayed on site and python code to toggle between tabs set to opendoc links. When upgraded to 4.3, the process is as easy as 1,2,3! No special code, no special settings changes in CMC. Auto Refresh and auto tab switch, right of the box, only with Web Intelligence 4.3!

1:35 – 2:05 pm | Best Practices for Universe Design – Isabel Ghosn, InfoSol Canada

The universe is one of the best advantages SAP has over other BI tools. So, a well thought-out, well-built universe is key to a successful deployment. Learn easy to follow best practices to make your Universe more User, Designer and Database friendly and why good universe design is critical to the success of your BusinessObjects project.”

2:05 – 2:15 pm | Break

2:15 – 2:45 pm | Webi Tips and Tricks: Tales from the Trenches in 4.2

This session will be covering some “tricks from the trenches” in Webi 4.2 (but would also apply to 4.3).  We will be covering topics such as:

  • Calculating Weighted Averages in Webi
  • A Calculation context example
  • Removing Leading zeros/lagging spaces
  • Displaying chart with future data

2:45 – 3:00 pm | Raffle

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