About the Book :
BusinessObjects XI Release 2 for Dummies is intended to serve as a companion piece to the software. It provides a brief overview of each application so that readers understand when or why they might need the application. The book provides hands-on explanations and exercises so that readers can quickly and easily learn what they want to know: learning how to learn the software in plain English.
About the Author :
Derek Torres was a technical writer for InfoView/WebIntelligence at Business Objects Paris headquarters. He has produced a number of guides and training materials based on Business Objects technology and software. He is coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Windows Vista, Windows Vista Ultimate Bible, and The Unofficial Guide to Windows XP, all Wiley publications.Stuart Mudie was a technical writer at Business Objects Paris headquarters. He has worked with a number of companies in the IT and Telecommunications sectors in such fields as mobility, web content management, and business intelligence. He is coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Windows Vista.
Interesting Facts :
HOT TOPIC: Hundreds of thousands of end users work with various Business Objects products every day, just as thousands of business intelligence software professionals and consultants install and maintain this software, write complex reports and queries, and otherwise assist their respective user constituenciesBUSINESS INTELLIGENCE MARKET: Business Intelligence tools remain an attractive market for software vendors and are one of the top investment priorities for end-user organizations. With 2004 revenue of 925.6 million dollars, Business Objects looks set to drive towards the $1 billion mark in 2005, due largely to its acquisition of Crystal Decisions and the release of BusinessObjects XICOMPLETE COVERAGE: BusinessObjects is actually a family of products rather than a single product. BusinessObjects XI R2 For Dummies covers all the individual applications giving the reader a context of exactly what tools do what functions and with what particular look and feel user interface style.EXPERT AUTHORS: Both Derek Torres and Stuart Mudie have worked at the Paris headquarters of Business Objects where they produced documentation and training materials on the BusinessObjects software. Both authors communicate with their readers and promote their books through their own blogs. Derek promotes his books on his blogs at www.derektorres.net and on his Amazon Blog. Stuart Mudie promotes his books on www.blethers.com
IntroductionPart I: Getting Started with BusinessObjectsBusiness Intelligence and BusinessObjects XI Release 2: Working Hand in HandDeploying on a Single ComputerPerforming a Server InstallationTaking Control with the Central Management ConsolePart II: UniversesCreating a Universe from the Safety of Your DeskDefining a UniverseJoining Your UniverseAdding Dimensions to Your UniversePart III: Using Your Desktop for ReportingReporting Live from the DesktopBuilding QueriesDocuments in BusinessObjectsPart IV: Making Web Intelligence Work for YouGetting Your Hands Dirty with InfoViewSetting Up Your DocumentsWorking with Your Completed DocumentsPart V: Keeping Track of How Your Organization Is DoingA Different Kind of DashboardMaking Better Decisions through AnalyticsUsing Performance Manager to Set Goals and Track AchievementPart VI: Getting the Best Possible Data with Data MartsPutting Data Integrator to Work for YouWorking with Data MartsPart VII: The Part of TensTen Ways to Prepare for BusinessObjects IntegrationTen Resources to Help YouPart VIII: AppendixesAppendix A: Reporting on Crystal Reports.Appendix B: Glossary.Index
|Title:||Business Objects Xi Release 2 For Dummies||Publisher:||Wiley India Pvt Ltd|
|Author:||Julie Albaret Stuart Mudie Derek Torres|
|No. of Pages:||360|
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