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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook by Xavier Hacking, David Lai

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Connecting to Salesforce.com with DashConn

What about using live data from your Salesforce.com reports in Dashboard Design to create interactive dashboards to show, track, and analyze your sales activities? DashConn is a Dashboard Design add-on by IdeaCrop that delivers this integration. Let’s have a look at the features of this add-on and how to set it up.

Getting ready

As we are connecting to Salesforce.com you obviously need a Salesforce.com account. You can sign up for a free trial at http://www.salesforce.com/.

To connect to Salesforce.com from a Dashboard Design dashboard a security token is required. You can get this security token from the Personal Setup menu at Salesforce.com.

A free trial version of the DashConn add-on can be downloaded ...

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