Insights2018-10-22T17:16:58+00:00

Custom plan increases accuracy/efficiency – Iconic jewelry designer, David Yurman, went through an entire ERP replacement in 8 months, but the reporting answers and speed still weren’t there. Learn what gems were uncovered as the data organization was simplified, accuracy and efficiencies were achieved and presentation was clarified, allowing fast, trusted, self-serve reports that allow the company to drill down immediately into performance by location, online store or by specifics deep into a product line. Kingfisher addressed a retail nightmare and built and implemented a custom BI Competency Center.

Dashboards That Deliver – Kingfisher helped Beacon Health Options utilize Design Studio in combination with a data mart, enabling them to assess the effectiveness of their outpatient behavioral health treatment services and make quick and informed decisions. Armed with this information, Beacon is able to better serve their patients with world class care.

Exactech Improves Supply Chain Visibility And Financial Performance With Limited IT Resources – How Exactech improved their BI environment with limited resources, increasing their BI usage by improving data quality and data visibility using BusinessObjects 4.1.

Designing Dashboards – Craft sleek Geomap documents in Lumira 2.0 or Design Studio. SAP’s Dashboarding portfolio continues to expand and mature with the advent of Lumira 2.0. However, some organizations lack the time or the training to craft dashboard applications through Lumira or Design Studio. See a sneak peek of how Kingfisher’s training sessions can empower simple Webi users with a knowledge of their data and allow them to create meaningful dashboards.

A Step‐by‐Step Guide to Modernizing Your Dashboarding Strategy – Explore new opportunities with a universe conversion. Open up UNX universe format to a wide array of SAP products.

Training: Dynamic Joins in Information Design Tool 4.2 – How to do conditional joins between FACT and Dimension tables to allow you to report on dates such as transaction date, GL date, posting date and other scenarios, despite only being able to create one type of join within the Universe to support this kind of reporting, due to a situation of effective dated joins from FACT to the Dimension tables based on the dates selected.

Is Agile Scrum the Right Methodology for Your BI Project? – Learn more about Agile, a flexible and iterative software development methodology for managing product development with an emphasis on maximizing a dedicated development team to quickly deliver and respond to emerging requirements.

Analytics Everywhere – Semantic Search for BI – Read how Semantic Search extends the boundaries of traditional BI platform search by creating context and relationships to objects rather than search strings.

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure – Why creating a Steady State Support (SSS) framework can save you time and money. Understand the impact of not having reliable information and take control over possible points of failure.

SAP Rapid Marts in as little as 10 Days – Better business decisions start with data you can trust. Discover how Kingfisher delivers SAP consolidated analytics to the business with exceptional time to value in this informative presentation delivered by Kingfisher’s Head of Technology.

Creating and Publishing Batch Jobs as Web Services (Data Services) – Provides an overview of key concepts when creating and publishing batch jobs.

Web Intelligence RESTFul Web Services 4.1 – With the advent of the RESTful Web Services API in the 4.x release of the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform, integration to backend systems from custom applications and streamlined end-user workflows has become much less cumbersome and faster to deliver.

Information Steward 4.2 Governance Policies – Learn an end-to-end framework for building the processes, governance, policies, standards, and technology to drive effective data management in your organization. Get expert advice on how to use SAP Information Steward, along with best practice strategies to drive data quality.

Lumira Server (HANA and non-HANA options) – Learn about the latest developments with Lumira Server, both stand-alone and integrated into BusinessObjects BI 4.1 platform. This session discusses both the HANA server and non-HANA server options.