Alternative Auto Cleaning Process with 360Suite

Alternative Auto Cleaning Process with 360Suite

We described an Auto Cleaning Process (using 360Eyes, 360Plus and 360View) in the post Control your BOBJ Platform Growth. Using these tools in the 360Suite, you can ensure the size of your Business Objects environment doesn’t get out of control. This topic was also covered in a recent Webinar, the recording can be viewed here.Read more about Alternative Auto Cleaning Process with 360Suite[…]

Leveraging 360Eyes data for Business Objects migration

Leveraging 360Eyes data for Business Objects migration

A year ago, I was onsite to help a large French telecom company with our solutions for their Business Objects migration. We ran a 360Eyes and 360Bind proof of concept, where we actually run the 360Eyes/360Bind synergy use case. This involves identifying regressions with Bind and then running impact analysis with Eyes to find all documentsRead more about Leveraging 360Eyes data for Business Objects migration[…]

Rollback Security in Business Objects

Rollback Security in Business Objects

I was recently contacted by a 360Suite customer because they needed to rollback security on all their folders in Business Objects. A folder had been created at the Root level and it modified the security of all the other public folders. This was causing issues with users being able to run reports, they were beingRead more about Rollback Security in Business Objects[…]

Taking full advantage of 360Suite #2 – Comparing Universes

Taking full advantage of 360Suite #2 – Comparing Universes

Have you ever wanted to know what the differences were between a Business Objects Universe in 2 different environments? I am guessing you are thinking, yes, every other day! You, or another person on your team, may have documented what was changed in your Change Management System, but it was at a high-level (or incomplete).Read more about Taking full advantage of 360Suite #2 – Comparing Universes[…]

Taking full advantage of 360Suite #1 – Re-point Webi Reports

Taking full advantage of 360Suite #1 – Re-point Webi Reports

The Re-point Webi Reports feature in 360View has many use cases for SAP Business Objects administrators. One of the most common reasons customers use this feature is when converting Universes from UNV to UNX. SAP provides a tool to convert the old UNV Universes to UNX, and that works great. The problem is, all ofRead more about Taking full advantage of 360Suite #1 – Re-point Webi Reports[…]

SAP Migration solutions – Minimise the Rebound, Maximise the Welfare

SAP Migration solutions – Minimise the Rebound, Maximise the Welfare

Achieve a BI migration reducing the associated security and data loss risks, and the welfare of the organisation and the users is maximised. Maybe that is our higher purpose. When you add a level of automation and efficiency to any complex system, a rebound effect can occur which mitigates the efficiency. In our case aRead more about SAP Migration solutions – Minimise the Rebound, Maximise the Welfare[…]

Usage, the new ownership

Usage, the new ownership

I had the privilege to attend the annual partners meeting organized by Tableau in Seattle. Once again, I was impressed by Tableau’s dazzling development and by the company’s careful watch on client needs. Habits change following major technological evolutions and software publishers keep reinventing their own market approaches. Therefore, according to Jay Peir, Tableau willRead more about Usage, the new ownership[…]