Desktop Intelligence
It seems odd that the most prominent and long-standing aspect of the BusinessObjects suite has now been relegated to one chapter in this Complete Reference. BusinessObjects classic, the vendor’s initial and long-time desktop product, has been rebranded Desktop Intelligence in XI Release 2. With the improvements in Web Intelligence in XI Release 2, the expectation is that Web Intelligence will become the primary authoring tool for business authors. Within the XI suite, Crystal Reports is the authoring tool best suited for IT developers. Desktop Intelligence is still part of the platform but primarily as a way ...

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