SAP BI4 Information Design Tool

Duration: Days 3
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Price per delegate: $1,560
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Course Description

This course is designed to give you the comprehensive skills needed to work with the Information Design Tool. The Information Design Tool enables designers to extract, define, and manipulate meta-data from relational and OLAP sources to create and deploy SAP BusinessObjects universes.

Target Student

This course is designed for:

  • Data Managers
  • Project managers
  • Report Designers
  • BI Platform / SAP NetWeaver BW System Administrators
  • SAP Netweaver BW / SAP BusinessObjects Consultants


Working knowledge of SQL and relational, also OLAP database management systems concepts and structures
Basic knowledge of in reporting with SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Basic knowledge of the SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse platform and BEx Query Designer

Performance Based Objectives

In this course you learn how to use data from different source systems (SAP and non-SAP) with the SAP BusinessObjects BI client tools.

Course Based on Software Release
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0
SAP BusinessObjects Information Design Tool BI 4.0
SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3

Course Content

  • What is the information design tool?
  • Work with Projects
  • Create a local project
  • About shared projects
  • Create a local project and retrieving a published Universe
  • Create the data foundation
  • Create a database connection
  • Create a data foundation
  • Define joins in a data foundation
  • Create a business layer
  • Create folders and objects
  • Create measure objects
  • Resolve Loops Use aliases
  • Resolve Loops Use contexts
  • Define data restrictions
  • Work with LOVs
  • Use Parameters restrict data
  • Use @functions also Aggregate Awareness
  • Create Derived Tables and Index Awareness
  • Maintain universes
  • Deplore and manage and maintain universes
  • Document universes

Additional Education:

If you want to increase your skill level and knowledge with the Information Tool, this will become available in coming months:

  • Information Design Tool II BOID20_96

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