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Learning SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards by Taha M. Mahmoud

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Using Alerts

The Alerts feature is a very important feature that we will be using in our dashboard. The Alert feature allows us to add an indication, a single-value component, a map or even a selector to our chart. As we mentioned in the preface, using only measures, numbers, or metrics is not enough to give a clear idea about performance. We also mentioned that a KPI is a combination of a metric and the target value for that metric. The comparison between a metric and its target will add the required indication, and so we can judge whether we are performing well or badly based on the comparison results.

In this section, you will learn how to configure the Alert features for different components types, such as Charts, Single-value components, Maps, ...

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