In today’s digital age, mobile devices have become a de facto tool for business, not only performing as communication devices, but as enablers of business activities. In this space, the mobile workforce needs efficient ways to interact with the overload of information delivered to it. In most cases, key data is delivered in the form of PDF or spreadsheet attachments that make consumption on mobile devices cumbersome. To solve the problem, SAP BusinessObjects Roambi, a data visualization and publishing platform, was designed for mobile devices from the ground up with the end user in mind. The visualizations are designed to use the mobile device screen size effectively and enable the user to interact with the reports with engaging functionality and gestures commonly used in other mobile apps. *) Please note: SAP BusinessObjects Roambi was renamed SAP Roambi in May 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017 09:00 (UTC) to Tuesday, April 11, 2017 09:05 (UTC)
Language: English

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Course Summary

In today’s digital age, mobile devices have become a de facto tool for business, not only performing as communication devices, but as enablers of business activities. In this space, the mobile workforce needs efficient ways to interact with the overload of information delivered to it. In most cases, key data is delivered in the form of PDF or spreadsheet attachments that make consumption on mobile devices cumbersome. To solve the problem, SAP BusinessObjects Roambi, a data visualization and publishing platform, was designed for mobile devices from the ground up with the end user in mind. The visualizations are designed to use the mobile device screen size effectively and enable the user to interact with the reports with engaging functionality and gestures commonly used in other mobile apps.

Most data visualization and publishing tools are designed for the desktop, but today’s users expect business tools to be as easy to use as consumer apps. SAP BusinessObjects Roambi brings data to life with an intuitive user interface designed specifically for mobile access.

Creating the visualizations for SAP BusinessObjects Roambi is a simple process. First, you select your data. Then, using the publisher-guided design, you can transform it into a stunning visualization and share it with your colleagues. In this course, you’ll find out how to create each of the visualizations available for SAP BusinessObjects Roambi, and how to identify the best options to address specific uses cases. You’ll also learn about data extraction and techniques to keep your visualizations updated with the latest data. The course also covers the administration and configuration of your subscription. You’ll learn how to add users, create folders, and define security settings for content distribution.

This course is intended for any customer, consultant, or partner ready to implement SAP BusinessObjects Roambi.

A basic understanding of Business Intelligence concepts is required.

Course Characteristics

  • Starting from: March 13, 2017, 09:00 UTC. (What does this mean?)
  • Duration: 3 weeks ( 2-3 hours per week)
  • Final exam: April 3, 2017, 09:00 UTC – April 11, 2017, 09:00 UTC
  • Course language: English

Course Content

Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Publishing
Week 3: Deployment
Week 4: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • Customers
  • SAP partners
  • SAP consultants

Course Requirements

  • Basic understanding of Business Intelligence concepts
  • Basic understanding of reporting management

Development Systems

The course is a hands-on course, so users must have an active account with SAP BusinessObjects Roambi with a role of Publisher or Administrator.

If your organization is currently not subscribed, you can request a free 30-day trial here to have access to the system. Because the trial account is only valid for 30 days, please do not do this until the start of the course, so that the trial account is active throughout the duration of the course.

Course contents


  • Week 1:

    Introduction
  • Week 2:

    Publishing
  • Week 3:

    Deployment
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  • Final Exam:

    Good Luck!

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This course was held from Mar 13, 2017 through Apr 11, 2017.

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Ian Grange works for the SAP Global Centre of Excellence, as SAP BusinessObjects Roambi EMEIA Presales Director. Prior to this, he was the Technical Sales Director for Roambi until its acquisition by SAP in 2016.

Ian has over 25 years of experience in promoting IT products and services, particularly in the areas of mobile business intelligence, analytics, and corporate performance management and their implementation. This is coupled with extensive industry knowledge, particularly in financial services.

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Oscar Mora is member of the original Roambi team prior to its acquisition by SAP. He has held a number of roles, including quality assurance director, product manager, and lately CES principal consultant at SAP, where he is responsible for implementations of Roambi Analytics for selected customers.

Oscar has a deep knowledge of the Roambi Analytics product line, and has provided training for customers, partners, and SAP consultants. He recently hosted a workshop on Roambi Analytics at Tech2016 in Las Vegas.

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