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Overview

This hands-on Comprehensive SAP BI 4 Information Design Tool instructor-led training class will give students the skills to create comprehensive SAP BI 4.x Universes. Students will learn how to create, document, test, maintain, and distribute Universes which will meet the reporting needs of their organization. Students will build two IDT universes based on relational databases.

This course is intended for users that are new Information Design Tool (IDT) users. It is designed for users of SAP BI 4.x. No prior IDT experience is required.

Goals
  1. Understand IDT terminology and features.
  2. Build complete Universes.
  3. Design, test, document, and deploy Universes.
  4. Create Universes that will meet the reporting needs of business users.
Outline
  1. Introduction
    1. Training Objectives
    2. Overview of SAP BI 4.x Tools
    3. Course Book Overview
    4. Conventions Used In This Book
  2. Getting Started with IDT
    1. Starting IDT
    2. Creating a Project
    3. Defining a Database Connection
    4. Creating a New ConnectionOpening an Existing Universe
  3. Creating a Data Foundation
    1. Create a Data Foundation
    2. Selecting Tables
    3. Creating Joins
    4. Editing Joins
    5. Cardinality
    6. Test Integrity
    7. Self Joins
    8. Shortcut Joins
    9. Derived Tables
  4. Resolving Join Issues
    1. Resolving Join Problems
    2. Solving Loop Issues
    3. Aliases
    4. Contexts
    5. Creating a Context
    6. Chasm Traps
    7. Fan Traps
  5. Data Restrictions
    1. Defining Data Restrictions
    2. Applying Mandatory Data Restrictions
    3. Applying Optional Data Restrictions
  6. Creating a Business Layer
    1. Creating and Editing Objects
    2. Hiding Objects
    3. Object Properties
    4. Creating and Editing Measures
    5. Formatting Objects
    6. Creating Custom Objects
    7. Creating Detail Objects
    8. Prompt Objects
    9. Creating Time Objects
    10. Creating Condition Objects
    11. Creating Objects from Database Functions
    12. Using Object @functions in Queries
  7. List of Values and Cascading Prompts
    1. Customized LOV
    2. Customizing an LOV from a File
    3. Cascading Prompts
  8. Performance Tuning
    1. Aggregate Awareness
    2. Setting Up Aggregate Awareness
    3. Index Key Awareness
    4. Using Hierarchies
    5. Time Hierarchies
    6. Building Default HierarchiesPerformance Tuning
  9. Universe Management with Data Foundation and Business Layer Views
    1. Managing a Universe using the Data Foundation View
    2. Managing a Universe using the Business Layer View
  10. Testing and Deploying the Universe
    1. Testing the Universe
    2. Refreshing the Universe Structure
    3. Access Restrictions
    4. Deploying the Universe
    5. Securing a Published Universe
    6. Creating Data Security Profiles
    7. Creating Business Security Profiles
    8. Assigning Security Profiles to Users
    9. Identifying the Priority of Security Settings
    10. Updating a Published Universe
    11. Converting Existing .UNV Universes
    12. Deploying Universes in Different Languages
    13. Documenting a Universe
  11. Shared Projects
    1. Using Shared Projects
    2. Manipulating Other Designers' Resources
  12. Additional Resources
    1. Additional Resources
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 is required for this Business Objects class:

  • Working knowledge of Web Intelligence.

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

  • Familiarity with database design and SQL.
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