The authors of »Data Federation with Multisource Universes in SAP BusinessObjects BI«

Christian Ah-Soon

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Christian Ah-Soon has worked for SAP BusinessObjects BI for 13 years as a program manager in areas such as administration, security, internationalization, and installation. Christian holds a Ph.D. in computer science and graduated from TELECOM Nancy.

Didier Mazoué

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Didier Mazoué works for SAP as a member of the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform team, where he is the product owner for the semantic layer. He has years of experience with the SAP BusinessObjects BI product offerings.

Pierpaolo Vezzosi

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Pierpaolo Vezzosi has worked with the SAP BusinessObjects BI toolset since 2000, with focus on the semantic layer and the Information Design Tool. He is currently the director of product management in the SAP Advanced Analytics organization.


Current titles

  • Cover of SAP BusinessObjects BI Security
    SAP BusinessObjects BI Security

    Christian Ah-Soon, David François Gonzalez

    562 pages, hardcover

    "Don't talk to strangers"—if only data security policies were this easy. Learn to keep your SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence data truly safe from unauthorized actions with this comprehensive guide. Begin with security basics and work your way to advanced concepts; More about the book

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    • Keep your system secure by mastering functional and data security
    • Understand how to define a rights model and secure universes
    • Configure authentication with external systems such as SAP BW, LDAP, and Active Directory
  • Cover of Universe Design with SAP BusinessObjects BI
    Universe Design with SAP BusinessObjects BI
    The Comprehensive Guide

    Christian Ah-Soon, Didier Mazoué, Pierpaolo Vezzosi

    729 pages, hardcover

    This is your comprehensive resource on IDT and universe design! From universe creation to universe publication, get the step-by-step instructions you need to create the building blocks of reports for Webi, Dashboards, and more. Learn to build single- and multisource More about the book

    from $69.99


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    • Everything you need to know about the new Information Design Tool and UNX universes
    • Explore step-by-step universe design, from connecting to different data sources, to creating data foundations, to building business layers
    • Compare and convert UNV to UNX universes
  • Cover of SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
    SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
    The Comprehensive Guide

    Christian Ah-Soon, Jim Brogden, Dallas Marks, Gabriel Orthous, Heather Sinkwitz

    814 pages, hardcover

    Bring your data presentations into focus with this comprehensive guide to SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence. Updated for Webi 4.2, this book will teach you to create, design, and share your reports, while exploring the fundamentals of Webi and its extended More about the book

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    • Your one-stop reference for all things Webi
    • From report creation to publication, and everything in between
    • Updated for release 4.2, SAP HANA, and more
  • Cover of SAP Predictive Analytics
    SAP Predictive Analytics
    The Comprehensive Guide

    Antoine Chabert, Andreas Forster, Laurent Tessier, Pierpaolo Vezzosi

    491 pages, hardcover

    Leave your crystal ball behind and peer into the future with SAP Predictive Analytics! Master predictive models—regression, time series forecasting, clustering, and more—and learn how to get SAP Predictive Analytics up and running. Discover the essential tools, from Predictive Factory More about the book

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    • Install SAP Predictive Analytics 3.x and plan your project
    • Build robust predictive models with the Predictive Factory, Automated Analytics, and Expert Analytics modules
    • Explore advanced workflows and integration options
  • Cover of Set Analysis with SAP BusinessObjects BI
    Set Analysis with SAP BusinessObjects BI

    Pierpaolo Vezzosi

    100 pages

    Set analysis is a powerful tool-if you know how to use it. Focusing on SAP BusinessObjects BI and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence, this E-Bite walks through set analysis from start to finish. Step-by-step instructions will show you how to create More about the book



    • Learn to analyze sets with SAP BusinessObjects BI
    • Define and populate sets with the Information Design Tool
    • Use sets in SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence