LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook

by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook Synopsis

In DetailXcelsius 2008 was recently included in SAP's BusinessObjects 4.0 family, rebranding "e;Xcelsius Enterprise"e; as "e;SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0"e;. With features like flexible design and what-if scenarios, the powerful dashboarding software allows enterprises to make business decisions at a glance, and this book allows you to go far beyond the basics of these techniques. This cookbook full of practical and applicable recipes will enable you to use the full latest capabilities of Dashboard Design to visually transform your business data. A wide range of recipes will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to perform tasks like configuring charts, creating drill- downs, making component colors dynamic, using alerts in maps, building pop-up screens, setting up What-If scenarios, and many more.The recipes begin by covering best practices for using the Dashboard Design spreadsheet, the data-model, and the connection with the components on the canvas, later moving on to some from-the-trenches tricks for using Excel within Dashboard Design. The book then guides you through the exploration of various data visualization components and dashboard interactivity, as well as offering recipes on using alerts, dashboard connectivity, and making the most of the aesthetics of the dashboard. Finally, the recipes conclude by considering the most important add-ons available for Dashboard Design and enabling you to perform relevant and useful tasks straight away.Create Dynamic Dashboards from Business Data using SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 (fka Xcelsius)ApproachThis guide to SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 (formerly Xcelsius )is a cookbook packed full of practical recipes written in a clear, concise manner with annotated examples to empower readers to quickly accomplish specific dashboard tasks.Who this book is forIf you are a developer with a good command and knowledge of creating dashboards, but are not yet an advanced Dashboard Design user, then this is the perfect book for you. You should have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel as well as knowledge of basic dashboard practices, though experience of Dashboard Design as a specific dashboard tool is not essential.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849681797
Publication date: 23rd May 2011
Author: David Lai, Xavier Hacking
Publisher: Packt Publishing Packt Publishing
Format: eBook
Categories:

About David Lai, Xavier Hacking

More About David Lai, Xavier Hacking

More Books By David Lai, Xavier Hacking

Cover for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking
Cover for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking
Cover for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking
View All Books By David Lai, Xavier Hacking

Share this book