SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio – A Beginner’s Guide

By Dr. Berg

In this blog Dr. Berg takes a look at the features of Design Studio, exploring the basic functions and also look at the capabilities of this new interesting tool from SAP.


Lubrizol's Leap into SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1

Lubrizol Profile By Ken Murphy, Features Editor

Lubrizol’s journey to SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1 took a few twists and turns, and this article explores the $7 billion company’s route toward a stable BI environment and enhanced reporting. Lubrizol transitioned roughly 3,000 end users from SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) front-end tools to either SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for OLAP or edition for Microsoft Office.



SAPinsider Lifecycle Management Matters column thumbnail By Karl Kessler

Learn in detail about the newest development additions to SAP NetWeaver 7.4. Topics covered include features for database-independent programming with Open SQL, unified data modeling and definition with core data services, and simplified control of stored procedures with ABAP-managed database procedures.


Moving to SAP Business Planning and Consolidation: Technical Tips and Advice on SAP BPC 10.0/10.1 Migration and Implementation

What changes in a move from legacy, Excel-based budgeting and planning to an integrated SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) platform? How does the 10.1 BPC release differ from 10.0? Puneet Gupta, Kranthi Kumar and Sanjeev Mehta take readers’ SAP BPC questions on preparing for implementation. 


Cloud Lessons Learned for SAP Applications and SAP HANA: Q&A on Evaluating Cloud Cost Savings, Speed, and Performance

Moving to the cloud has shown SAP customers significant, measurable gains in processing speed, scalability, and visibility into their business processes. IBM’s Brian Burke, Joe Gallego, and Susan Wallace take readers' technical questions on evaluating possible cloud impacts and benefits for current and future SAP environments, and clarify your options for cloud architecture and services.