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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards: See your business clearly with interactive dashboards

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards: See your business clearly with interactive dashboards

Give your people an easier way to explore insights and test-out future scenarios – with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards. This dashboard software offers users personalized drag-and-drop functionality and interactive gauges, charts, and widgets – for instant access to clear and understandable metrics.

Why SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards?

Because every employee€™'s day-to-day decisions can impact your business. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards provides an easy, affordable way to create customized business dashboards for a wide range of people and roles and embed them wherever they're needed.

  • Drive faster decision making with unparalleled interactivity and what-if analysis
  • Provide IT and business users with direct connectivity to live data sources
  • Design inspirational business dashboards that can be deployed and adopted quickly
  • Mobilize your dashboards on iPads for anytime, anywhere insights

Learn how SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities
  • Embed dashboards
    Support day-to-day decision making by embedding dashboards in portals, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint documents, PDFs, and e-mail.
  • Mobile integration
    Integrate with the SAP BusinessObjects Mobile app to let users publish fully interactive dashboards on iPads. The app also lets you view reports created in SAP Crystal Reports and other SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions.
  • Secure data from any source
    Get a 360-degree view of your data with dashboards that are securely sourced from any live data connection or back-end system.
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Technical Capabilities
  • Back-end optimized BI platform
    Use a dashboard processing server that provides a thin processing layer between data sources and the dashboard’s front end.
  • Direct semantic layer connection: Query panel
    Improve authoring with direct access to a semantic layer. Preview, sort, and define queries by dragging and dropping relational universe objects, dimensions, and measures.
  • Direct semantic layer connection: Query browser
    Get quick access to the query panel to add and edit queries. Use the query summary view to see result objects, filters, and prompts.
  • Direct data binding
    Bind data from charts and selectors to query result objects – and preview live data at design time.
  • Regional formatting
    Take advantage of built-in regional formatting to display data using region-specific settings that match your preferred viewing locale (PVL). 
  • Multilingual dashboards
    Publish dashboards to the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform to allow translation experts to create localized text for dashboards.
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System requirements for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards

System and software requirements vary according to specific customer scenarios – please see the Product Availability Matrix* for the latest information on updates and releases.

System Requirement Details
Minimum Screen Resolution
Screen resolution of 1024 x 768 is recommended
Minimum Hardware Requirements (Dashboard Designer)
1.8 GHz processor; 2 GB RAM; 900 MB available hard-drive space (installer files); 830 MB available hard-drive space (installed); CD-ROM drive (for CD install only)
Minimum Hardware Requirements (Designer Presentation)
1.8 GHz processor; 2 GB RAM; 600 MB available hard-drive space (installer files); 540 MB available
hard-drive space (installed); CD-ROM drive (for CD install only)
Minimum Hardware Requirements (SWF)
1.8 GHz processor; 1GB RAM

Ready to purchase SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards?

Please contact your local SAP account executive for more information on how to buy and implement SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.

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Implementation

Ensure a successful implementation and maximize your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards – from planning and installation to operation.

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Plan your installation

Refer to section 3 of Dashboards and Presentation Design: Installation Guide for important information on planning your SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards installation.

Confirm that you have a license key

To request permanent license keys, you need authorization under myProfile*. To extend your authorization, please contact an SAP user administrator*.

Download the software

Visit the SAP Support Portal* to download SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards software installation package.

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Complete the installation steps

Section 5 of Dashboards and Presentation Design: Installation Guide contains step-by-step instructions for implementing SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.

 

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Download the user guide

Please see Dashboards and Presentation Design: User Guide to learn how to use SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.    

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Enhance your knowledge of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards

View the SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards training and certification catalog of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and train when and where it’s convenient for you.

Stay up-to-date with our learning maps

Get role-specific learning maps with SAP implementation and operation information. These online knowledge products cover our latest products and upgrades.

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Upgrades

Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards – so you can take advantage of the new features and capabilities right away.

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Identify the upgrade paths

Download the Product Availability Matrix to review upgrade paths for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.

Download the matrix now*

 

Plan landscape changes

The Landscape Planner lets you visualize your existing system landscape, simulate changes, and analyze the impact.

Use the planner*

Identify dependencies

Use the Upgrade Dependency Analyzer to determine if your upgrade will have an impact on your other systems.

Access the analyzer

 

 

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Ask the community

Visit the SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

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What’s new in our BI suite?

Discover new features and enhancements in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Suite 4.1 – and see what’s changed since the last release.

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Support

Get the support you need to keep SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards running at peak performance. Our experts can help you maximize the value of your software, take advantage of new business models and capabilities, and more.

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