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Creating and Maintaining Business Objects Universes. Presented by Douglas Greer. Overview. Software & Setup Required The Basics Hands On Tips & Tricks What’s Coming (Clarity 13.4 Changes) Q&A. Software & Setup Required. For Oracle Oracle Client (32-bit) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Presented by Douglas GreerCreating and Maintaining Business Objects Universes

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Software & Setup RequiredThe BasicsHands OnTips & TricksWhats Coming (Clarity 13.4 Changes)Q&AOverview# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Software & Setup RequiredFor OracleOracle Client (32-bit)TNS Names Entry exactly like the one found on the BO serverFor MSSQLWindows ODBC 32-bit data source exactly like the one found on the BO serverInstall BO Client ToolsFull BO CD downloadable from CA SupportClient tools only downloadable from SAP Support

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The Basics# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Reporting tool (like Crystal Reports)Included free with ClarityBrowser-based - nothing to installIntegrates with Clarity

What is WEBI

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Translator business language to query languageVisually build data modelDefine a simplified view of the dataBuild SQL Queries on the fly

What are Universes# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

What are Universes

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Determine which custom fields are needed for reportingBuild a custom universe and add your custom fields to itLink the custom universe with each of the (4) OOTB UniversesProvide 1-2 day WEBI training course for Clarity power usersKeep the universe in sync with any Clarity customizationsLet the time-saving begin!Implementing Ad-Hoc Reporting# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Designer

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Tables & Joins

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Classes & Objects

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Hands On# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Creating a UniverseAdding Tables & JoinsAdding Classes & ObjectsLinking UniversesTesting

12Tips & Tricks# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Copy & Modify CA OOTB UniversesCustom Universe Linked to OOTBHybridPros & ConsOverall Architecture

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Import, Export, and SaveRefreshing Table StructureIntegrity CheckDesigner# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

ControlsRow LimitTime LimitSQL ParametersANSI92DISTINCT_VALUESUniverse Parameters# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Alias every tableSet JOIN type properly (INNER vs. OUTER)No loopsHow to correct a loopTables & Joins

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Use Clarity TerminologyHide OOTB Folders & Objects that arent usedUse Detail fields to hide primary keysClasses & Objects# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Replace WHERE clause with CASE statement

Classes & Objects

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19Push measure aggregation to the databaseClasses & Objects

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Add descriptionsAdd object formatting at the universe levelAdd relative date objects

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Use the objects name and path to determine whether it already existsNever overwrite connection contentsWhen the import is finished, always view the detailsMigrating Universes & Reports# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Print (if you have PDF printing software)Save AsPDFUniverse Documenterhttp://bukhantsov.org/2011/09/universe-documenter/

Documenting a Universe# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Documenting a Universe

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Business Analytics is going away Adding Native Clarity Ad-Hoc Reporting (Jaspersoft)Business Objects is here to stayUpgrading to BOXI 4.1 (latest)Whats Coming Clarity 13.4# www.regoconsulting.comPhone: 1-888-813-0444

Whats Coming Clarity 13.4

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Whats Coming Clarity 13.4

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Whats Coming Clarity 13.4

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