This course covers SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence (Webi) Report Design using SAP BI Platform 4.2, the latest release by SAP. In this release over 75% of the content has changed. If you need to get up to speed quickly and efficiently on Webi Reporting v4.2, then this is the perfect solution for you and your team.
myTraCert’s SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Report Design series consists of two courses: SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence: Report Design Level 1 and Report Design Level 2.
Release 4.2 is a major change and 75% of the material covered in this course is brand new. In this course SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Reporting Expert Michael Ward teaches you by immersing you in the details from start to finish. This online training course series comes with lectures, demos and hands-on exercises. By taking this course and engaging in all the hands-on activities you will bypass wasted hours of trial and error and learn how to utilize all the new features, review potential application uses and understand how to bypass all the pitfalls. In addition, you will receive a 50 page v4.2 SP3 User Guide.
Version 4.2 allows you to build more extensive and complex reports utilizing the many new features. You will learn how to create visualizations utilizing just Web Intelligence, how to create documents with multiple data sources including Excel and FreeHand SQL, and how to update Excel data sources.
In the Report Design Level I course you will be introduced to the basic concepts of producing reports. You will get an overview of the BI Launchpad Portal as well as learn about creating queries and query filters. You will learn how to format reports, utilize the SpeedMenu, and understand reporting functions, including ranking, breaking, outlining, sorting, grouping, local filtering, simple calculations, and conditional formatting, including cell format, text and variable conditional formatting.
From here we will move on to discuss the 4 major types of report blocks. You will learn how to convert report blocks utilizing features like templates and Turn Into. We’ll discuss how to apply those same concepts to create charts and you will create complex query filter prompts and learn how to mix AND/OR conditions together in a query filter. From here we jump into more complex cross table reports and look at how to apply the various report functions in a cross tables. Next you will learn how to create input controls in a report/chart to do dynamic filtering, and how to apply more advance conditional formatting features to a cross table report.
There are lab exercises throughout the course to help you practice what you’ve learned, and require an in-house server running SAP BusinessObjects. Lab exercises are also demonstrated throughout the entire course.
In This Course You Will Learn:
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
- Work with the BI Launchpad
- Build queries, work with filters
- Use the New Copy/Paste functionality
- Utilize the speedmenu, format reports
- Apply a variety of reporting functions
- Apply calculations
- Create a variety of report format types
- Create a variety of charts
- Create complex conditions with prompts
- Create complex cross tables
- Apply formatting options, reporting functions, Input Controls, and conditional formatting to crosstab blocks
- Use conditional formatting in reports
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