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What's new in SAP BusinessObjects 4.2 - Platform, Web Intelligence & IDT

What's new in SAP BusinessObjects 4.2 - Platform, Web Intelligence & IDT

SAP released the latest version of their business intelligence platform, SAP BusinessObjects in the spring of 2016. This webinar will cover many of the updates and new features added to version 4.2. 

Changes to the BI Platform 
• BI Administrator's Cockpit – a dashboard view of BI environment 
• Recycle Bin – recover reports from the Central Management Console 
• User Notification – schedule a message to users without tying it to a report 
• Upgrade Manager updates – select reports to upgrade based on date 
• Changes to the installation process – split installation for less downtime 

 

Additions to Web Intelligence 
• Direct connections to SAP HANA – no need to use a universe to connect to HANA 
• Parallel Queries – run queries in parallel to save time 
• Null Values – allow users to select NULL from a combo box instead of have to write a complex filter 
• Big Numbers – increased precision 
• Geo Maps for the browser and rich client – works like Lumira, no tricks involved 
• Comments – leave and view comments 
• Shared Elements – save parts of a document into the launch pad to use in other documents 

 

Additions to the Information Design Tool 
• Linked Universes – connect universes that share a connection 
• BEx Universes – generate universes from a BEx query 

Join us and learn how the new features in SAP BusinessObjects can help improve your administration and reporting.