Learn SAP WebI reporting tool: A Simple Fast-Paced Training

SAP BOBJ Web Intelligence reporting tool is very effective and useful for experienced professionals and newbies alike.
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

The web, as well as Enterprise IT, suffers from an explosion in the volume of data. With this growing volume of data, expertise in a reporting tool is in demand. As a result, both, experienced professionals as well as newbies get a lot of new opportunities.

I have often landed on some very lucrative and long term contracts due to a certification in a lesser known tool. SAP WebI is one such tool, that is fast gaining popularity as the preferred reporting tool in a lot of organizations.

In addition, a job in report development, gives you access to data and business experts. This results in opportunity to enhance knowledge in niche business areas and the expertise in business processes.

This course will help you get started with SAP Web Intelligence. We work closely with users to answer their questions. After completing the course, you will receive additional material including:

- Quizzes to test your knowledge.

- Report development and analysis exercises for hands on practice.

- Group Q'nA sessions.

- Help you to get access to a live Web Intelligence environment.

In the real world report development follows four primary stages/steps. The course is structured along those four steps:

1. Data Access

2. Data Analysis

3. Report Formatting

4. Publishing

Good Luck and touch base with our instructors for support and a more interactive training experience.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of MS-Windows to install and launch applications.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Introduce SAP Web Intelligence (WebI)
  • Help develop a career in Enterprise Reporting with ERP systems
  • Use real world scenarios to help you prepare for deliverables at job
  • "Show" activities involved in the 4 distinct phases of reporting: Data access; Analysis; Formatting; Publishing

Who is the target audience?

  • IT Job seekers
  • IT Newbies
  • SAP Newbies
  • Beginners in SAP Reporting

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Intro: Build a Report
Simple Report
Simple Report Quiz
1 question
Simple Report Explained
Simple Report Explained
3 questions
How to best use this training
Section 2: Data Analysis

Filter, within WebI, is used to limit the amount of data displayed in any report. The data display is limited to a specific context. This video introduces various kinds of Filters and how they are used by a Business Analyst.


This lecture explains the various levels of objects within a Web Intelligence Document (*.wid). We use the concept of Filter to show how a filter can be applied at various levels: Report, Report Element etc.

Quiz on Filters
4 questions

Drill functionality enables you to work with "Dimensions" (that have a hierarchical structure) and perform analysis on them. For instance Year>Month>Week or Country>State>City or Company>Department>Project>Team etc.

Drill Implementation
Know Drill better with exercises
5 questions
Conditional Rules

Besides Sort and Drill, this lecture shows the relationship between WebI Document, Report and Report Element. The buttons enabled in the various design tabs depends on the context selected.

Section 3: Report Formatting and Presentation
Formula: String Concatenation
Formula: Date Manipulation

A variable is create based on a formula. The formula is constructed in small steps that also highlights how a business question is answered.

6 questions

This quiz is based on lectures 10, 11 and 12.

Section Basics
Section Advanced
3 questions

This quiz is based on content in Lectures 13 and 14.

Form for Presentation
Section 4: Report Publishing
Publishing a Report
Section 5: WebI System Environment
Rich Client Introduction
Browser based WebI client
Section 6: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Abhi Ananthram, SAP BOBJ Architect and Developer

Abhi has been a SAP Consultant for more than 15 years. Besides several full-lifecycle implementation experience, he constantly mentors peers and customers on various SAP technologies.

He has used WebIntelligence (WebI) and Data Services (BODS), in several projects alongside SAP applications. The projects range from integrating with SAP Business Intelligence to publish reports, to data migration efforts during consolidation of ERP solutions.

Besides profound technical expertise, Abhi has a wealth of knowledge in business processes and scenarios. He shares real life project experiences when explaining concepts.

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