Our SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius) course is designed to meet the needs of all SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards users from designer to decision maker.
One of the key prerequisites is a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel. This course contains an Excel module to assist delegates in using Excel in conjunction with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards. In addition, an understanding of Windows conventions is required.
2 days. Hands on.
This course is available on site only. Please call for details.
On this course delegates will learn how to create complex, multi-dimensional business dashboards and how to manage the BusinessObjects Dashboards architecture and basic components. The course deals thoroughly with Dashboard design, formatting and export.
The course takes the delegate through three distinct stages:
- Getting to know SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards and the underlying architecture.
- Adding components and modifying their behaviour and format.
- Making components work together.
Understanding SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards
BusinessObjects Dashboards architecture.
Basic Dashboard Design
Creating a dashboard.
Editing the canvas.
Using preview mode.
Adding single value components.
Assigning a value.
Changing component behaviour.
Understanding chart types.
Choosing a data range.
Using data series.
Understanding selector types.
Navigating a dashboard.
Traffic lighting Interactive alerts.
Understanding how components interact.
Using multiple components.
Dynamic Visibility, Layering and Grouping
Understanding dynamic visibility.
Creating dashboard layers.
Hiding and viewing components in design mode.
Applying dynamic visibility.
Advanced Dashboard Formatting
Dynamic text objects.
Understanding SWF (Flash) files.
Exporting to PDF documents.
Exporting to Microsoft Office.
Live Data Connectivity
Live data architecture.
Creating live dashboards.