Make better decisions with help from BusinessObjects
Find your way around Universes and see how your organization is doing
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About the Author
Perform a server installation
Create and define a Universe
Set up desktop reporting
Customize and use InfoView
Measure performance through dashboards and analytics
is a technical communicator and author. He spent several years writing documentation for Business Objects at its headquarters in Paris, France. He has also authored or coauthored several titles, including The Unofficial Guide to Windows XP
, The Unofficial Guide to Windows Vista
, and The Windows Vista Ultimate Bible
(Wiley Publishing, Inc). He is currently working on his first novel. He can be reached at www.bofordummies.com.
Stuart Mudie is a Scot living in Paris, France. A professional communicator since 1995, he has worked with numerous companies in the IT and Telecommunications sectors, including three years at Business Objects headquarters in Paris. He is coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Windows Vista (Wiley Publishing), a part-time lyricist, and can be found on the Web at www.stuartmudie.com.
Julie Albaret is a Business Intelligence consultant. She has worked in the BI field for over ten years, taking part in BI projects and studies for many companies. She spent six years working for Business Objects, including three years as a Performance Management specialist. She worked first as a sales consultant in Paris, then in Bangalore (India) as a software testing project manager, before returning to the company’s Paris headquarters to work for two years as a Program Manager for Web Intelligence.