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Hands-on Lab: Introduction to BO Analysis
Dr. Bjarne Berg
Comerit
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In This Session
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Exercises that empower the user to maneuver through the tool and add
dimensions and applying measures
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Introduction to concepts and functions that are used to manipulate data
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Creation of filters to reduce the size of data that is returned
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Meet Today's Assistants
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Rob Frye
 Manager of ComeritLabs
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Michael Barker
 SAP BOBJ Developer
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Michael Vavlitis
 SAP BOBJ Developer
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SAP BusinessObjects Analysis
• Two editions: OLAP and MS Office
• Create Office-based OLAP analysis and analytical
• Connect to BW or SAP HANA
applications (MS Excel or PowerPoint)
• Create calculations on the fly
• Organize and rank data with hierarchies
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SAP BusinessObjects Analysis
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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
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Computer-Based Training Structure
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Computer-Based Training Structure
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Picking the Right BusinessObjects Tool
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Navigating this Lab Session
Use these buttons to access each portion of the training material.
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Navigating this Lab Session
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Access the digital form of your instruction manual (PDF format)
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View the video with full commentary within the browser
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Open the hands-on simulation inside the webpage or in the
recommended full screen mode (Press F11 for full screen mode)
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Analysis Training Exercises
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Basic 1 (Office) Exercise
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Company login, add
dimensions and measures.
Sections and breaks will
also be covered
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Basic 2 (Office) Exercise
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Emphasizes on the main
points from Basic 1 while
introducing the Turn Into
function to manipulate sales
organization data
It is recommended to complete each exercise sequentially in order to fully understand the material.10
Analysis Training Exercises
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Basic 1 (OLAP)
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Login, add dimensions,
measures, and objects by
using the Sales cube to create
a view on an overall analysis
sheet
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Basic 2 (OLAP)
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Add dimensions and measures
with more emphasis on utilizing
filters to reduce returned Sales
data. Covers the Turn Into
function for charts/tables
It is recommended to complete each exercise sequentially in order to fully understand the material.11
Tips for Taking the Training
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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
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7 Key Points to Remember
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SAP Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office, is an Office add-in that allows
for multi-dimensional ad-hoc analysis of OLAP sources in Excel
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SAP Analysis, edition for OLAP, is a web-based analysis tool that helps
users gain insight into data and make impactful performance decisions
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Follow the sequence to understand the exercises more fully
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Take advantage of the full commentary videos
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Read all the information bubbles in the simulations
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Visit the Bonus Materials section if you want a break from the exercises
or finish early
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If you get stuck, feel free to ask for assistance
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Today’s Exercises
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Your Turn!
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