Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User

Prerequisites

Essential

  • None

Recommended

  • MicroSoft Excel

Course based on software release

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Suite 4.1

Content

  • Introduction to Dashboards
    • Creating Interactive Dashboards
    • Using an Embedded Excel Workbook in the Dashboard
  • Data Visualizations with Charts
    • Using Data in a Range
    • Using Data in a Series
    • Preparing Future Data by Ignoring End Blanks
  • Dashboard Distribution
    • Distributing a Dashboard
  • Single Value Components
    • Using Single Value Components
  • Alerts
    • Setting Up Alerts
  • Selectors
    • Using Selectors
    • Setting Default Values for Selectors
    • Selecting Multiple Items
  • Common Components
    • Using Images in a Dashboard
    • Using Tables in a Dashboard
    • Using an Interactive Calendar in a Dashboard
    • Adding a URL to a Dashboard
  • Components Used as Selectors
    • Using the Chart Component as a Selector
    • Using the Map Component as a Selector
  • Format Options
    • Configuring Proportional Size and Position
    • Using Themes to Apply Formats
    • Using Templates to Apply Formats
    • Applying Globalization
  • Dynamic Visibility
    • Adding Dynamic Visibility
    • Using Formulas to Create Dynamic Visibility
    • Creating Multi-Layer Dashboards
  • Dashboard Design Optimization
    • Optimizing Dashboard Design
  • Dashboard Connection to Live Data
    • Using Live Data Sources
    • Setting Up an XML Connection
    • Using Web Services to Connect to Data
    • Using the Query Browser to Connect to Data
    • Using the Portal Data Connection to Connect to Data