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I am happy and proud to announce that today my new upcoming book went live on the website from SAP Press (click here for details).

 

 

The book is about SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office (former project Pioneer) and describes how you install and configure the product as part of your overall SAP landscape, provides you with guidance on what type of reporting and analytics fit for the tool and provides you a step by step guidance on simple and advanced functionality.In addition the book includes a set of business scenarios and an outlook into the product roadmap.

 

A highlevel table of content:

 

1    SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office– Your New Business Explorer (BEx) Analyzer

1.1    SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office– a Short Introduction

1.2    Introduction to the Complete SAP BusinessObjects BI Client Portfolio

1.3    SAP Advanced Analysis — One Part of the Overall BI Puzzle

1.4    User Requirements for Advanced Analysis Office

1.5    Summary

2    Installation, Deployment and Configuration of Advanced Analysis Office

2.1    Installation of SAP Advanced Analysis Office

2.2    Deployment Options for SAP Advanced Analysis Office

2.3    Summary

3    Advanced Analysis Office — Data Connectivity and Metadata Reuse

3.1    Data Connectivity Options

3.2    Leveraging SAP NetWeaver BW Metadata

3.3    Summary

4    Advanced Analysis Office — Basic Functions

4.1    Advanced Analysis Office — Microsoft Excel

4.2    Advanced Analysis Office — Microsoft PowerPoint

4.3    Summary

5    Advanced Analysis Office — Advanced Functions

5.1    Advanced Functionality in Advanced Analysis Office for Microsoft Excel

5.2    Advanced Functionality in Advanced Analysis Office for Microsoft PowerPoint

5.3    Summary

6    Advanced Analysis Office and BEx Analyzer — a Comparison

6.1    Supported Functionality

6.2    Missing Functionality

6.3    Summary and Conclusion

7    Advanced Analysis Office Integrated with SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise

7.1    Lifecycle Management

7.2    Object-Level and Data-Level Security

7.3    Sharing of Common Objects

7.4    User Authentication and SSO

7.5    Integration with InfoView

7.6    Summary

8    Advanced Analysis Office – Usage Scenarios

8.1    Advanced Analysis Office and Customer Support

8.2    Advanced Analysis Office and Product Profitability

8.3    Advanced Analysis Office and Sales Planning

8.4    Advanced Analysis Office and Procurement

8.5    Summary

9    Advanced Analysis – Product Outlook

9.1    Advanced Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office

9.2    Advanced Analysis, Web Edition

9.3    Integration with SAP BusinessObjects XI 4.0

9.4    Summary

 

For those who are interested in this topic and interested in this book you can leverage right now a 10% discount by pre-ordering the book right now.

 

I hope people will find the book useful and will enjoy reading it.

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  1. Pushkar Patil
    That looks like great book.. I was just looking for something related to business object and in right time the book has arrived, I sure it will be a great help to me as well as whole SAP community..
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  2. Mohammad Ali
    Thanks Ingo,
    I’ve been through your last two books and found these of great help through projects. Surely this will be the next one in my basket.
    However, I wonder if a trail version is available for Advance Analysis on SDN yet. I believe it is set for release sometime around Oct 2010.

    Regards.
    Mohammad Shoaib

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