You and your colleagues are invited to join us at the next information packed VIRTUAL Arizona Business Objects User Group (AZBOCUG) meeting. This user group will run from 1:00pm to 3:30pm AZ (MST) time on Thursday, August 12th.

Agenda:

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

1:05 – 1:35 pm | Webi v. Crystal Reports – when to use each and when to use both  – Rajesh Ponnurangam, InfoSol Inc.

Join this session to find out some of the interesting ways to deliver Crystal Reports and Web Intelligence reports to support your business needs. A case study on how both Crystal Reports and Web Intelligence is utilized by a city government to automate parking violations and code enforcement letters will be presented. This session will also cover tips and tricks for designing pixel perfect Crystal and Web Intelligence reports.

1:35 – 2:05 pm | BusinessObjects as Part of BI Strategy for the Next Decade – Paul grill, InfoSol Inc.

As the world continues to navigate a global pandemic that started well over a year ago, the importance and significance of Business Intelligence has never been more critical.

Yet, at the same time, most organizations find themselves in a situation where time, resources and budget have never been tighter. As a result, making better and more use of the BI applications in place makes a lot of sense. For many, that means leveraging BusinessObjects as it remains the most widely used BI suite in the world today.

In addition, between Web Intelligence and Crystal Reports, it offers the best BI reporting platform available.
While tools like Tableau and PowerBI are gaining larger market share in the BI space, they are used for data discovery and data visualization and not designed for BI reporting.

It is for this reason, that most organizations who have adopted these tools, retain BusinessObjects for BI reporting.

This session will both discuss and show real customer case studies of how existing BusinessObjects are adapting to the new co-existence norm and how companies, new to BI, are adopting BusinessObjects as part of their new BI strategy for the next decade.

2:05 – 2:20 pm | Break

2:20 – 2:50 pm | How to bring in Web site or services data into Web Intelligence – Runali Ghosh, InfoSol Inc.

In this session, we will discuss possible techniques and overview of options to bring in the data from web service and use them for Web Intelligence reporting. We will also see how Web Service can be used to share data from BI as well.

2:50 – 3:20 pm | The Power of Input Controls in BI 4.2 – Roxanne Pittman, InfoSol Inc.

Input Controls are used in Web Intelligence to filter and analyze data within the report.  Input Controls can be simple and can also be used in ways you may not have thought about to make your reports more dynamic.  Join this session to learn about the power of Input Controls!

3:20 – 3:30 pm | Raffle

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