Configure PeopleSoft WorkCenter

How to Configure WorkCenter in PeopleSoft

Creating a workcenter in peoplesoft is a pretty easy process. In this post I will teach you a step by step process on how to configure a workcenter in peoplesoft. I completed these steps using PeopleSoft Financials 9.2 with PeopleTools 8.55.15. 1. Configure Navigation Collection PeopleTools > Portal > Portal Utilities > Navigation Collections Click Add Collection …

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Business Objects

BusinessObjects Web Intelligence: Combine Small Pie Chart Slices into “Other”

With BusinessObjects Web Intelligence it is relatively straight forward to create a pie chart. Often the data you are working with will create a pie chart that displays hundreds of unique slices, many of which are so small that you can't see them. How do you go about combining these smaller pie slices into an "Other" category? Consider a …

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MySQL

How to Install MySQL on Mac OS X

The process to install MySQL on Mac OS X is a pretty straight forward process. MySQL is one of the most popular open source databases. It is used in a wide variety of applications. Download MySQL Installer First you will need to download the DMG archive from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/ Install MySQL from the downloaded DMG archive as …

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Business Intelligence Data Warehousing

The Challenge of Dashboard BI Projects

If the goal of your business intelligence project is to deliver a dashboard, you should have warning bells going off in your head. What is a Dashboard An easy to read graphical presentation of the current status and historical trends of an organization’s key performance indicators (KPIs) to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be …

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Business Objects

Business Objects Universe Row Level Security

If you are a business objects universe designer that needs to implement row level security in your universe, here is a simple method. The following are the steps necessary when using the business objects information design tool. Similar steps can be done in the legacy universe designer tool. Create security table The first step is …

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