1 In This Session Creating functions, filters, and custom calculations that allow you to manipulate data for the integration off charts and visualizations Adding data objects and custom measures to your dataset Utilizing conditional formatting, styles, and prompts that are incorporated into dynamic charts
2 Meet Today's Assistants Rob Frye Manager of ComeritLabs Michael Barker SAP BOBJ Developer Michael Vavlitis SAP BOBJ Developer
3 SAP BusinessObjects Analysis Two editions: OLAP and MS Office Connect to BW or SAP HANA Create calculations on the fly Create Office-based OLAP analysis and analytical applications (MS Excel or PowerPoint) Organize and rank data with hierarchies
4 Allows for multi-dimensional ad-hoc analysis of OLAP sources in Excel Ability to interact with data Enables Excel workbook-based application design Creation of BI presentations in PowerPoint OLAP version is accessed through BI Launchpad in a web browser SAP BusinessObjects Analysis
5 Computer-Based Training Structure
7 Picking the Right BusinessObjects Tool
8 Navigating this Lab Session Use these buttons to access each portion of the training material.
9 Navigating this Lab Session Access the digital form of your instruction manual (PDF format) View the video with full commentary within the browser Open the hands-on simulation inside the webpage or in the recommended full screen mode (Press F11 for full screen mode)
10 Analysis Training Exercises Intermediate (Office) Exercise Conditional formatting, styles, and prompts with dynamic charts. Macro functions and formulas are introduced Advanced (Office) Exercise Add dimensions and measures, data objects, hiding rows/columns, tables, conditional formatting, using styles, and custom measures It is recommended to complete each exercise sequentially in order to fully understand the material.
11 Analysis Training Exercises Intermediate (OLAP) Exercise Custom calculations and conditional formatting. Create analysis sheets to depict a company plant within a country filtered by year Advanced (OLAP) Exercise BI Launchpad login, measure formats, calculations, custom calculations and conditional formatting It is recommended to complete each exercise sequentially in order to fully understand the material.
12 Tips for Taking the Training Standard courtesy: Use provided headphones for videos Watch the videos in full screen mode (Press F11 upon launch) Complete the exercises in sequence Use the instruction manual as a guide to the hands-on simulations
13 7 Key Points to Remember SAP Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office, is an Office add-in that allows for multi-dimensional ad-hoc analysis of OLAP sources in Excel SAP Analysis, edition for OLAP, is a web-based analysis tool that helps users gain insight into data and make impactful performance decisions Follow the sequence to understand the exercises more fully Take advantage of the full commentary videos Read all the information bubbles in the simulations Visit the Bonus Materials section if you want a break from the exercises or finish early If you get stuck, feel free to ask for assistance
14 Today’s Exercises
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