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Creating Universes with SAP BusinessObjects by Taha M. Mahmoud

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Summary

This concludes our first chapter. After reading this chapter, you should be able to describe what BI is and how this will help your organization achieve its goals. Then, we went through some of the most important aspects of BI such as the knowledge pyramid and the difference between foresight, insight, and hindsight. We also had an introduction to DWH and how BI can benefit from it. We also had an overview of the BI reporting tiers and how the BI architecture model evolved as BI evolved. Then, we talked about the semantic layer as our entrance to Universe building. Finally, we had a brief introduction to Universes and the Information Design Tool.

Now that we've been introduced to BI and SAP Business Objects Universe, in the next chapter, ...

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