Back to Main Page
Are you an artist? Perhaps a cognitive scientist with expertise in man-machine interfaces? If you are like me, you are neither of these, but if you are now in the business of building SAP BusinessObjects based dashboards, then you may well be forced to become more artistic and much more aware of and proficient in the art and science of dashboard design.
Congratulations! According to the Project Charter, you have just been named Project Manager on the new corporate wide global deployment of the SAP BW 3.5 to SAP BI 7.x Upgrade Project. In addition, the Project Sponsor has been reading a lot about Business Objects Dashboards and SAP HANA lately and wants you to add these in the upgrade. Not only that, you have been informed that this will be a 3 month project with a possible extension to 6 months.
We frequently see a need in the market for companies and government entities to monitor the status and activities of external market players. For instance, an institution such as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which is the entity that, among other activities, guarantees your savings account in case the bank fails. Unfortunately, in today’s environment, many banks have failed and many more are likely to fail.
According an article in the February 7th, 2012 edition of The International Herald Tribune, entitled, “In curing economic woes, innovation matters”, the number of patents filed per country is a very good indicator of their potential ability to improve their economic performance. We agree.
In today’s complex Professional Services environment, one of the most critical aspects of achieving project profitability is Effective Project Management and Profitable Resource Management (PPM).
SAP Webi Dashboard
There are really 3 basic design issues to decide when designing an executive dashboard using xcelsius or SAP BI4.
Which of these two methods of displaying data is 60,000 times faster than the other:
Tonight let me introduce our guest blogger, Victor Ayers.
Have you ever wondered how to get date fields to appear across the page when designing a Crystal Report? So did we! To do this, you are building what is known as a Cross-Tab Report, which is not something it, strangely enough, likes to do. In our most recent project, our environment consisted of a pre ECC release of SAP, in a Retail Environment, with BW 3.5, connected to SAP BOBJ BOE, via LiveOffice. From SAP BOE, again using LiveOffice, we connected to xCelsius (since renamed:) and by default, we were using Microsoft Excel. What were the top three lessons learned:
© 2013 SAP Certified Professionals and IT Staffing Services. All rights reserved.