Duration: 30 minutes (Includes Q&A)
The BusinessObjects Global Optimization Workshop, or GOW, is a free, 8-week instructor-led course aimed toward Business Intelligence managers, architects, administrators and BI practitioners specifically using SAP BusinessObjects who want improve their existing BOBJ landscape(s) by reducing complexity and improving overall speed and efficiency of their reporting and analytics. The GOW course achieves this by providing tools and materials that will help in:
Before starting the course, participants will be expected to have a basic understanding of SAP BusinessObjects fundamentals as well as access to a Development/Test/Sandbox BusinessObjects XI3 or BI4 environment ideally with auditing enabled. Infolytik will provide workshop licenses to its MetaMiner platform that will be used during the workshop to illustrate solutions for BusinessObjects cleanup, optimization and rationalization.
Atul has worked in the Business Intelligence space for over 15 years, having played critical roles in the planning and deployment of global, mission critical BI landscapes for a number of marquee organizations including SAP, Medidata Solutions, Credit Suisse and Pfizer.
Alan Mayer is the founder of Solid Ground Technologies, a firm that specializes in SAP BusinessObjects-based solutions across a variety of industries and platforms. Prior to Solid Ground, Alan was the co-founder of Integra Solutions, one of the first partners recognized by BusinessObjects. He has over 20 years of experience in the BI arena, and participates as the senior architect and principal consultant on some of the largest implementations in the world. Alan provides his clients with realistic, cost-effective answers that go beyond vendor hype. Always willing to share, he presents his insights at ASUG and BI national events, and contributes articles on a fairly regular basis for BusinessObjects Xpert and SAPexperts online publications. Alan presented at the very first BusinessObjects conference in San Francisco in 1995 and has presented at every national user conference since. He is a recognized expert in all facets of SAP BusinessObjects as recognized by his peers.