ALLAN WILLIAMS
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IBIS 2019

Hi Folks, I'm happy to announce that I will once again be presenting a number of sessions at IBIS 2019 in Carlsbad, CA, from June 16-21, 2019.   LEARN MORE ABOUT IBIS 2019 Prior to being a presenter, I attended this conference to learn more...
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Tableau 10 : Vol 5 : Leveraging SAP BusinessObjects

This video shows how companies with an investment in SAP BusinessObjects and Tableau can leverage the work performed in creating Universes and Web Intelligence reports by using a product called InfoBurst from InfoSol . 
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Business Objects 4x - Report Bursting with Dynamic Recipients

Part 2 of a 2 part series on Report Bursting and Distribution in Business Objects 4x. This video focuses on Dynamic Recipients - functionality that allows you to distribute reports outside of your Business Objects infrastructure. 
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Business Objects 4x - Free-hand SQL with Web Intelligence

Learn how to use free-hand SQL and execute Stored Procedures with Web Intelligence instead of using a Universe as your report data source. 
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Business Objects 4.1 - Web Intelligence Tables and Sections

Learn about Tables and Sections in Web Intelligence. 
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Business Objects 4x - InfoBurst Enterprise Review and Tutorial

 In this video, I review a product called InfoBurst Enterprise from Infosol: http://www.infosol.com/solutions/infoburst/ InfoBurst offers report bursting, distribution and scheduling functionality above and beyond the core functionality offered ...
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Business Objects 4x - Report Bursting and Distribution

Part 1 of a 2 part series on Report Bursting and Distribution with Business Objects 4x. This tutorial illustrating techniques for Report Bursting and Distribution using Business Objects 4x. This video shows how to configure Profiles and Publications ...
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Business Objects 4x - Web Intelligence Document Linking

 Learn how to link documents in Business Objects 4 with Web Intelligence... Create a summary report and link to one or more detail reports. This tutorial links to two detail reports containing data and charts.
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Business Objects 4x - Web Intelligence Calculation Contexts

Explanation of Calculation Contexts in Web Intelligence including descriptions of context operators and keywords. This video tutorial includes an example of using calculation contexts and report formatting in Web Intelligence to achieve functionality...
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Business Objects 4x - CMC - Custom Access Levels

Business Objects 4x Custom Access Levels video tutorial. Illustrating the application of Custom Access Levels to restrict certain functionality within the application.
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Business Objects 4x - Auditing Universes and Reporting

Video tutorial to configure Auditing in Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x - BI Launch Pad - Scheduling Reports

Scheduling Reports in Business Objects 4x in BI Launch Pad  
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Business Objects 4x - Dynamic Default Date Prompts

Create a Web Intelligence report containing a Dynamic Default Date Prompt for scheduling purposes to automatically populate the 'YYYYMM' date prompt with the value from the previous month. For example, a report scheduled to run January 1. 2013 using ...
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Business Objects 4x - Information Design Tool - Data Security Profiles

Use Data Security Profiles available in Information Design tool to create data access profiles for Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Business Security Profiles

 Restrict access to objects and data in Business Objects 4x using Business Security Profiles created in Information Design Tool.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Row Level Restrictions using Data Security Profiles

Create one Business Objects report that will display different results to different users based on Data Security Profiles created at the Universe Level in Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Cascading Prompts Part 2

Create Cascading Prompts in Business Objects 4x by associating Parameters with List(s) of Values.
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Business Objects 4x - Dynamic Default Date Prompts - Part 2

Create Web Intelligence reports that contain Dynamic Default Date Prompts for scheduling purposes. This is a follow-up to a previous video that showed how this could work in a single-source Universe. This video shows how to achieve the same functiona...
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Cascading Prompts Part 1

Create Cascading Prompts in Business Objects 4x.
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Business Objects 4x Information Design Tool - Prompts, Parameters and LOV

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Video Tutorial for creating Prompts, Parameters and List(s) of Values in Business Objects 4x.
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