BusinessObjects Universe Design

Customized Onsite Training

  • Customized Content
  • For Groups of 5+
  • Online or On-location
  • Expert Instructors

This hands-on instructor-led course will give students the skills to create comprehensive BusinessObjects Universes. Students will learn how to create, document, test, maintain, and distribute Universes which will meet the reporting needs of their organization.

  1. Understand Designer terminology and features
  2. Build complete Universes
  3. Design, test, document, and deploy Universes
  4. Create Universes which will meet the reporting needs of business users
  1. Introduction
    1. Training Objectives
    2. Overview of Business Objects Tools
    3. The Island Resorts Marketing Universe
    4. Course Book Overview
    5. Conventions Used In This Book
  2. Getting Started with Designer
    1. Starting Designer
    2. Creating a Universe using the Quick Design Wizard
    3. Opening an Existing Universe
    4. Defining a Database Connection
    5. Creating a New Connection
    6. Selecting Tables
    7. Saving the Universe
  3. Creating a Schema
    1. Creating Joins
    2. Editing Joins
    3. Cardinality
    4. Test Integrity
    5. Self Joins
    6. Shortcut Joins
    7. Derived Tables
    8. Resolving Join Issues
  4. Resolving Join Problems
    1. Solving Loop Issues
    2. Aliases
    3. Contexts
    4. Creating a Context
    5. Chasm Traps
    6. Fan Traps
  5. Classes and Objects
    1. Creating and Editing Objects
    2. Hiding Objects and Object Properties
    3. Creating and Editing Measures
    4. Formatting Objects
    5. Creating Custom Objects
    6. Creating Detail Objects
    7. Prompt Objects
    8. Creating Time Objects
    9. Creating Condition Objects
    10. Creating Objects from Database Functions
  6. List of Values and Cascading Prompts
    1. Customized LOV
    2. Customizing an LOV from a File
    3. Cascading Prompts
  7. Performance Tuning
    1. Aggregate Awareness
    2. Setting Up Aggregate Awareness
    3. Index awareness
    4. Using Hierarchies
    5. Time Hierarchies
    6. Building Default Hierarchies
    7. Performance Tuning
  8. Testing and Deploying the Universe
    1. Testing the Universe
    2. Refreshing the Universe Structure
    3. Access Restrictions
    4. Deploying the Universe
    5. Documenting a Universe
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following would be useful for this Business Objects class:

  • Familiarity with database design and SQL
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