Publishing a dashboard means exporting it to a SAP BO server. We can publish a dashboard using the Save To Platform and Save To Platform As sub-menus located under the File menu, as illustrated in the following screenshot. Publishing a dashboard will generate a dashboard object, which contains:
.XLFfile, which can be imported by another developer who can continue working on it
You can follow the steps here to publish our dashboard to a SAP BO server:
credentialinformation within the Log On to BusinessObject Enterprise window.