We get it. You want step-by-step details. You want actionable tips and strategies taught by seasoned professionals. You want course exercises that reinforce topics using real-world examples and scenarios. And you want all of this in a package that you can progress through at your own pace, and utilize as a job aid when developing reports in your own environment!
What will I learn?
The course covers material contained in SAP's BOW310 course, and consists of a series of modules that will walk you through every step in developing business-ready Web Intelligence reports. You get hour upon hour of quality instruction, plus eighteen real-world exercises to reinforce what you're learning along the way.
You can access our course 24/7/365 through any web browser. And you'll have it forever. Purchase it once, and refer back to it as you begin developing your own reports.
Our course consists of:
- Detailed, 1080P hd screencasts that cover all the core features of Web Intelligence
- Eighteen course exercises that reinforce the theory with real-world scenarios
- Exercise solution videos that you can watch if you get "stuck"
We put together a comprehensive curriculum that's geared towards getting you started quickly. And while we designed it to have a natural progression as you increase your Web Intelligence skillset, if you're adventurous you can pick and choose the modules that interest you the most.
Module 1: Getting Started
You'll learn how to use this course and get your training environment set-up. Included with our course is our training database and universe that you can use to follow along with our exercises! And if you don't have access to a Web Intelligence environment, we'll show you how to set one up for free!
Module 2: Web Intelligence Key Concepts
You'll get an overview of SAP BusinessObjects BI, learn about Web Intelligence, and see how the Universe semantic layer enables you to create reports without having to understand any of the underlying data structures.
Module 3: The SAP BusinessObjects BI Environment
You'll learn how to navigate and work with documents in the BI Launch Pad, and set your Web Intelligence preferences for the course.
Module 4: Creating your First Web Intelligence Report
You'll get introduced to the Query Panel, and create your first report!
Module 5: Filtering Data on your Report
You'll learn how to filter data for your report query, including using predefined query filters, prompting users for input, nested queries and wildcard pattern matching.
Module 6: Report Filters
You'll learn how to filter information on your reports using simple report filters, and learn how to use Input Controls to create dynamic, interactive reports.
Module 7: Creating Crosstable Reports
You'll learn how to create crosstable reports to show information across multiple dimensions.
Module 8: Working with Charts
You'll learn how to utilize charts in your Web Intelligence reports to visualize information. We'll look at all the standard chart types, as well as use maps to show geographic data.
Module 9: Organizing and Aggregating Information
You'll learn how to sort information on your reports, aggregate information with sums, averages, counts and percent contribution, create report sections to organize information, create report blocks and create filtered report tabs.
Module 10: Formatting Your Reports
You'll learn how to create dynamic report titles, how to work with headers and footers, how to format columns, cells and numbers, and how to apply conditional formatting to call attention to report outliers.
Module 11: Sharing Reports with Others
You'll learn how to publish reports, and how to export them in a variety of formats to share with others.
Module 12: End-of-Course Challenge
Take our End-of-Course Challenge, and you'll apply everything you've learned up to this point to create three reports that will test your skills. These real-world examples come complete with report specifications and mock-up sketches. Once you've completed this exercise, you've got the skills you need to create real-world, business-ready reports!