BusinessObjects XI Release 2 For Dummies

Author: Derek Torres,Stuart Mudie,Julie Albaret

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051986

Category: Computers

Page: 344

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BusinessObjects may seem like a dauntingly complex topic, but BusinessObjects XI Release 2 For Dummies makes is a snap. Even if you're new to business intelligence tools, this user-friendly guide makes it easy to access, format and share data, analyze the information this data contains, and measure your organization’s performance. In no time, you'll be finding your way around Universes to see how everything is shaping up, viewing and creating reports, building powerful queries on your organizations database, and measuring your company's performance using BusinessObjects XI Release 2. This completely jargon-free handbook will put you in complete control of the ways and means of a truly exciting and powerful suite of business intelligence tools. Discover how to: Make business decisions with help from BusinessObjects Use BusinessObjects XI wizards Perform a server installation Create and define a Universe Set up desktop reporting Customize and use InfoView Measure performance with Dashboard and Analytics Take advantage of data marts and understand how they fit into your BusinessObjects system Created by a team with more than 15 years combined experience working with BusinessObjects tools, BusinessObjects XI Release 2 For Dummies comes complete with several short lists of useful information, including tips on how to prepare for a successful BusinessObjects integration and helpful resources beyond the pages of this book. You'll also find an overview of Crystal Reports, BusinessObjects’ companion reporting tool.
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BUSINESS OBJECTS XI RELEASE 2 FOR DUMMIES

Author: Derek Torres,Stuart Mudie,Julie Albaret

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9788126516773

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Page: 360

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Market_Desc: · Primary: This book is designed for the average BusinessObjects XI user, people using the software but who are not system administrators. Professional experience has demonstrated that people often use this complex suite of applications with little to no BusinessObjects experience and who are not necessarily computer gurus. · Secondary: This book may also be beneficial to companies that are considering BusinessObjects implementation and are looking to determine the learning curve for employees. Special Features: · HOT TOPIC: Hundreds of thousands of end users work with various Business Objects products every day, just as thousands of business intelligence software professionals and consultants install and maintain this software, write complex reports and queries, and otherwise assist their respective user constituencies· BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE MARKET: Business Intelligence tools remain an attractive market for software vendors and are one of the top investment priorities for end-user organizations. With 2004 revenue of 925.6 million dollars, Business Objects looks set to drive towards the $1 billion mark in 2005, due largely to its acquisition of Crystal Decisions and the release of BusinessObjects XI· COMPLETE COVERAGE: BusinessObjects is actually a family of products rather than a single product. BusinessObjects XI R2 For Dummies covers all the individual applications giving the reader a context of exactly what tools do what functions and with what particular look and feel user interface style.· EXPERT AUTHORS: Both Derek Torres and Stuart Mudie have worked at the Paris headquarters of Business Objects where they produced documentation and training materials on the BusinessObjects software. Both authors communicate with their readers and promote their books through their own blogs. Derek promotes his books on his blogs at www.derektorres.net and on his Amazon Blog. Stuart Mudie promotes his books on www.blethers.com About The Book: BusinessObjects XI Release 2 for Dummies is intended to serve as a companion piece to the software. It provides a brief overview of each application so that readers understand when or why they might need the application. The book provides hands-on explanations and exercises so that readers can quickly and easily learn what they want to know: learning how to learn the software in plain English.
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No Stress Tech Guide to Crystal Reports XI

For Beginners

Author: Indera Murphy

Publisher: Tolana Publishing

ISBN: 097739123X

Category: Computers

Page: 520

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A self-paced visual guide to learning Crystal Reports, this workbook for beginners has easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions and screen shots to show users how to complete the design technique.
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Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies

Author: Allen G. Taylor

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052563

Category: Computers

Page: 416

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A report is only useful if those who receive it understand what it means. Knowing how to use Crystal Reports gives you the edge in producing reports from your database that really are crystal clear. Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies is a quick and easy guide to get you going with the latest version of this bestselling report-writing software. In fact, it’s so popular that previous editions have made it a bestseller too. Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies gives you just what you should know to produce the reports you’ll need most often, including how to: Pull specific information from your database, sort and group it, and find the details you need Use dynamic or cascading prompts Troubleshoot and print reports and save time with templates View reports on your LAN Write formulas to retrieve specific information Create and update OLAP reports Format reports, control page breaks, and even add graphics or Flash files Enhance your reports with charts and maps Use Crystal Reports in the enterprise There’s also a companion Web site with sample reports from the book and links to sites with more related information. With Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies by your side, you’ll soon be able to create reports from simple to spectacular, whenever the need arises.
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Canadian Who's Who 2008

Author: Elizabeth Lumley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780802040718

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1450

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"Now in its ninety-eighth year of publication, this standard Canadian reference source contains the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical information on notable living Canadians. Those listed are carefully selected because of the positions they hold in Canadian society, or because of the contribution they have made to life in Canada.The volume is updated annually to ensure accuracy, and 600 new entries are added each year to keep current with developing trends and issues in Canadian society. Included are outstanding Canadians from all walks of life: politics, media, academia, business, sports and the arts, from every area of human activity. Each entry details birth date and place, education, family, career history, memberships, creative works, honours and awards, and full addresses. Indispensable to researchers, students, media, business, government and schools, Canadian Who's Who is an invaluable source of general knowledge. The complete text of Canadian Who's Who is also available on CD-ROM, in a comprehensively indexed and fully searchable format. Search 'astronaut' or 'entrepreneur of the year,' 'aboriginal achievement award' and 'Order of Canada' and discover a wealth of information. Fast, easy and more accessible than ever, the Canadian Who's Who on CD-ROM is an essential addition to your electronic library. Network Licensing available. ISBN 978-0-8020-4064-0 For pricing information, please contact CEDROM-Sni 1-888-544-0339 ext. 3 [email protected] 8% applicable to Ontario residents on all of the aboveCD-ROM requirements: WINDOWS: 95/98/2000/NT/XP - 386/25Mhz - 4mb RAM (8mb recommended) MAC: OS 7, 8, and 9 - 4mb RAM (8mb recommended)"
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