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Trying out Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint with BusinessObjects

A fellow employee attended Eventful’s SharePoint conference this year, and asked about Integration Option for MS SharePoint (IOMS) with BusinessObjects.  We installed it as a trial last week.  See below for observations.

After logging on to MS SharePoint 2010, this is the out of the box screen (using Internet Explorer 8):


Figure 1: Home Screen

I am sure using standard MS SharePoint functionality you can customize by changing the announcements.

Click here for the IOMS tutorials


Figure 2: Inbox

The inbox you can share and e-mail reports, as shown above, and click on the report and it will display the report


Figure 3

Figure 3 shows the Crystal Report displayed from the inbox


Figure 4

Figure 4 shows you can search for a report


Figure 5

Figure 5 shows the results of the “sales” search


Figure 6

Figure 6 shows the embedded help


Figure 7

Figure 7 shows the Report Repository – this should look familiar like your BI4 repository

More to come!

MS SharePoint provides a familiar interface to many users.

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