What You Need to Know About the Information Design Tool in SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2: Q&A with Michael Welter and Alan Mayer

September 21, 2016

The information design tool in SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0, the information design tool introduced a new semantic layer for customer environments, as well as new opportunities for end-users to access data and create reports. The 4.2 release has added even more features and enhancements. What are best practices for migrating existing universes onto this tool and getting started with using it? What features are available only in the latest release?

In this Q&A discussion Reporting & Analytics Interactive 2016 speakers Michael Welter and Alan Mayer discussed the features of the information design tool in the latest SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 release. Questions included:

  • If I create a universe on top of BEx, will it impact performance?
  • What is the difference between IDT and UDT?
  • Can we connect SP7 server with SP9 client tools?

Michael Welter, Claraview and Alan Mayer, Solid Ground Technologies

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