Getting Started Creating Dashboards, BusinessObjects XI Release 2

In this tutorial you create two analytics that are visual representations of the … This tutorial takes you through all the necessary steps to get started …

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Introduction 7
About this tutorial … 8
What are the performance management products? … 8
What is Dashboard Manager? … 8
What does this tutorial cover? … 9
Lesson 1 Creating the Universe 11
Objective of this lesson … 12
Before you begin… 12
Creating the database connection … 13
Designing the universe …20
Selecting the tables … 21
Creating the joins … 22
Creating classes … 23
Setting the object properties …24
Setting the number format …25
Creating the Where restriction on the measure …26
Exporting the Universe …29
To learn more … 30
Lesson 2 Configuring Your Installation 31
Objective of this lesson … 32
Before you begin… 32
Setting up the repository …34
Adding the universe …39
Adding a calendar … 43
Lesson 3 Creating Metrics 47
Objective of this lesson … 48
Before you begin… 48
What’s a metric? …48
What’s an analytic? … 48
What’s an IMT, or Interactive Metric Trends graph? … 49
What’s a speedometer? … 49
Creating a new metric … 49
Creating the Average of Unitcost and Average of Unitprice metrics … 49
Creating the Average of Cost metric … 53
To learn more … 54
Lesson 4 Creating a Corporate Dashboard 55
Objective of this lesson … 56
Before you begin… 56
Building a dashboard … 56
Using analytics in your dashboards … 58
Creating your first Interactive Metrics Trends (IMT) analytic … 58
Editing the chart display options … 60
Adding the analytic to your dashboard … 64
Adding a second analytic to your dashboard … 67
Creating and adding the speedometer to your dashboard … 67
Viewing what you have accomplished … 73
To learn more … 74
Lesson 5 Creating Rules and Alerts 75
Objective of this lesson … 76
Before you begin… 76
What are Rules and Alerts? … 76
Creating the alerts analytic … 77
Creating a basic rule … 82
Updating metrics and updating the analytic demo imt … 89
Viewing what you have done … 90
The IMT … 91
The Alert … 92
The Speedometer … 92
To learn more … 93

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