Information Design Tool Workshop

This Information Design Tool Workshop is designed to give you the comprehensive skills needed to work with the Information Design Tool.
The Information Design Tool enables designers to extract, define, and manipulate metadata from relational and OLAP sources to create and deploy SAP BusinessObjects universes.

In this workshop, you will learn how to use data from different source systems (SAP and non-SAP) with the SAP BusinessObjects BI client tools.

Who should attend?

  • Data Managers
  • Project managers
  • Report Designers
  • BI Platform / SAP NetWeaver BW System Administrators

Delegates will be able to

  • Design, build and maintain universes for their own data using the information design tool
  • Understand the differences between a UNX file and a UNV file


  • Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases. Basic knowledge of in reporting with SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Additional Education

  • Advanced Information Design Tool


3 Days


£1350* per person (for the 3-days)
*21% cheaper than SAP and many other Training providers.

 Topics Covered

  • What is the information design tool?
  • Work with Projects
  • Create a local project
  • Create the data foundation
  • Create a database connection
  • Create a data foundation
  • Define joins in a data foundation
  • Create a business layer
  • Create folders and objects
  • Create measure objects
  • Resolve Loops Use aliases
  • Resolve Loops Use contexts
  • Define data restrictions
  • Work with LOVs
  • Use Parameters restrict data
  • Use @functions also Aggregate Awareness
  • Create Derived Tables and Index Awareness
  • Deploy and manage and maintain universes
  • Document universes