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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook by Xavier Hacking, David Lai

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Appendix A. Real World Dashboard Case Studies

In order to take advantage of the full range of features and include various techniques that could be implemented while working through these chapters, we’ll discuss two examples of commonly used dashboards. This rare-to-find approach will help you streamline some of the actions that you have been undertaking.

The following real world dashboard examples that we will follow are:

  • What-if scenario example
  • Sales/profit dashboard example

Note

Please find attached the respective example XLF source files.

What-if scenario: mortgage calculator

In this recipe, we will create a what-if scenario dashboard. The purpose of the dashboard is to calculate and show the monthly payments and the total costs of the mortgage, ...

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