This is a complete learning system for Business Objects XI Designer. It is completely dedicated to teaching you how to become a competent Universe Designer. It discusses how to create a basic universe and then, discusses many of the complications that may arise when designing universes. These topics include chasm traps, fan traps, multi-keyed property tables, double-counting measures, multiple fact tables and more. "Creating Universes with Designer XI" is a wonderfully presented book with hundreds of large graphics and over 28,000 words. The topics are presented in a very smooth and organised manner, which makes the book very easy to learn from. This book comes complete with a CD that has an Adobe Acrobat presentation with links to many videos of the examples in the book. This allows readers to not only read the text, but they can also view the videos of the examples. This presentation is also very portable and may be used to train fellow employees that have also purchased the book.The text, graphics, presentation, videos, and author availability make this book a very powerful package that gives people every opportunity to learn how to become professional Business Objects Universe Designers.
Table of Contents
Build a Basic Universe; Conditions in Our Universe; Inserting Tables and Joins; Working with Multiple Fact Tables; More Design Considerations; Additional Topics.
Robert D. Schmidt has trained and consulted Business Objects reporting and universe creation at many companies throughout the United States, including several fortune 100 companies. In addition, he has authored training manuals that are trusted by many companies to train their employees.