Hands-On: Using Webi 4.3 Like a Pro – Day 1


This boot camp is designed for users and report designers that want to learn how to use Web Intelligence in a whole new way – the way it has been redesigned to use in BI 4.3 – and need to learn to access, analyze, and visualize data using Web Intelligence. We will present real-life challenges and show you how you can use Web Intelligence to solve them.
Upon completion of this hands-on boot camp, participants will be able to create, format, and maintain Web Intelligence documents. Participants will also be able to use complex functions, such as creating documents using multiple sources, use character and date strings, redefine calculation contexts, use “If” logic, as well as link Web Intelligence documents, and how to re-use the metadata and data of existing WebI reports in other WebI documents. You will also learn to organize and present data in an enterprise way so that your WebI report provides easy navigation, intuitive & interactive visualizations, and fast to draw attention to the most important pieces of your data. This course will be useful to beginners as well as anyone with prior experience because of its focus on real life problem solving and using WebI to represent data in a whole new way. You will also learn how to leverage the brand-new features and workflows of WebI 4.3.


MODULE 1 – Acquiring Data in WebI 4.3

Need to structure your report with the right data? This session will cover the basic components of how to structure a report by pulling the right data from various data sources. It will also provide a summary of how to properly build a query and when to utilize query filters.

Major Topics Include:

• Review Mockup
• Fundamentals of WebI and Semantic layer
• Queries & Filters
• Time Dimension
• Formula and Variables and best practices

MODULE 2 – Summarize your Data for Webi Reporting

One of the best practices in Webi is being able to summarize your data for reporting. This session will explore the use of tables in Web Intelligence based upon the circumstances in which summary to detail data can be displayed and utilized properly.

Major Topics Include:

• Using WebI as a Data Source and Master Document for other Webi Documents
• Vertical, Horizontal, and Cross Tables
• More Variables and Formula Building
• Custom Sorting
• Analytical features including Ranking

MODULE 3 – Basic Visualizations and Formatting

Get to know the basic visualizations in Webi along with the best formulas to help you organize your data. This session will demonstrate and discuss basic methods to organize data in a much more presentable way with charts. It will provide a more approachable way to understanding what data is being displayed with the use of Waterfall Graphs, Sales Funnel and more.

Major Topics Include:

• Charts and Visualizations
• Formulas and new enhancements in 4.3
• Sales Funnel & Waterfall Chart
• Advanced Formatting



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