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I am very pleased to let you know that the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.2 release is available. With this release, SAP delivers innovation to our core business intelligence (BI) solutions and supports our on-going commitment to these key offerings.  It provides a host of new features and enhancements that are the result of feedback from our customers, partners, developers, and internal stakeholders.

Here’s a quick glance at some (but by no means all) of the new elements introduced in this release:

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 includes:

    • Recycle Bin application in CMC

    • BI Commentary Service

    • Notification Alert Capabilities in BI Launch Pad

    • Push Notifications to iOS devices

    • Restful Web Services APIs for Publication, User and User Group Management, Scheduling, and BI Administrators’ Cockpit

    • Upgrade Management Tool and Phase Wise Installation

  • SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.2 includes:

    • Sharing of Elements

    • Parallel Queries

    • Enabled BI Commentary Services

    • Geo Mapping and Visual Extensions

    • Direct Access to HANA views

    • SAP HANA Online Mode

  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.2 includes:

    • Bar Code and QR Code Support

    • Waterfall Charts

    • Vertical Alignment of Text

Learn More about SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2

Want to learn more about the SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 release?  Check out these resources for additional information and details.
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