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BI 4.2 Issue Tracker

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Latest Updates

11/13/18 - Agenda for 11/14/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

10/30/18 - Agenda for 10/31/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

10/23/18 - List of Delegated Administrators has been updated.

10/19/18 - Please respond to this survey regarding "Date Objects" universe enhancement.

10/16/18 - Agenda for 10/17/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.
Upcoming BO "County Administrator" Training Outline has been posted.

10/03/18 - Agenda for 10/03/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

9/27/18 - Communication regarding Foster Focus report modification.

09/27/18 - Training video has been posted - Advanced Formatting II Hide and Highlight.

9/24/18 - Business Objects was successfully updated, see Patch Update for additional information.

9/18/18 - Agenda for 09/19/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

09/17/18 - Training video has been posted - BusinessObjects BI 4.2 45 features in 45 minutes.

09/11/18 - Training video has been posted - Queries with specific periods of activity.

9/04/18 - Agenda for 09/05/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

8/27/18 - Queries with specific periods of activity posted in Training Videos.

8/27/18 - Business Intelligence Surveys.

8/22/18 - Agenda for 08/22/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

8/8/18 - Agenda for 08/08/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

7/24/18 - Agenda for 07/25/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

7/17/18 - Agenda for 07/18/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

6/26/18 - Agenda for 06/27/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

6/07/18 - BI forum on 6/13/18 is canceled.

5/29/18 - Agenda for 05/30/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

5/21/18 - A problem was found with recurring jobs after the migration, please see the issue log for details.

5/15/18 - Agenda for 05/16/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

5/14/18 -Cool Features & Tricks in Web Intelligence posted in Training Videos. Let's Speak BO Webinar: Exploring Built in Functions and Formulas on YouTube.

5/14/18 -Updated Bulletin regarding postponing BI 4.2 SP5 upgrade.

5/02/18 - Agenda for 05/02/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

4/24/18 -SAFE service restart schedule updated.

4/24/18 -Updated Bulletin regarding postponing BI 4.2 SP5 upgrade.

4/17/18 - Training video Webi Rich Client Part 4 has been posted.

4/17/18 - Agenda for 04/18/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

4/11/18 -Bulletin regarding postponing BI 4.2 SP5 upgrade.

4/06/18 - Posted video of What is New in BI 4.2 SP5. Webi Rich Client video has been revised for BI 4.2 SP5. Starting with BI 4.2 SP5 and Webi Rich Client SP5 Patch Update guides have been revised.

4/04/18 - BI Shared Report Priority Survey

4/03/18 - Agenda for 04/04/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

3/20/18 - Agenda for 03/21/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

3/07/18 - Agenda for 03/07/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

2/23/18 - Instructions for Support Pack 5 upgrade - Starting With Business Objects BI 4.2 SP5 and Business Objects 4.2 SP5 Update Notes

2/22/18 - Posted video demo of Fiori, the mobile/tablet version of Business Intelligence.

2/20/18 - Agenda for 02/21/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

2/06/18 - Agenda for 02/07/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

1/30/18 - Agenda for 1/31/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

1/24/18 - This week's BI Forum is postponed until next week on Wednesday 1/31/18.

1/09/18 - Agenda for 1/09/18 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

12/27/17 - There is no BI Forum today. The next BI Forum will be on 1/7/2018.

12/27/17 - Reminder: End of support for Business Object XI 3.1 client tools is 12/31/2017.

12/14/17 - Two training videos have been posted - Recidivism and Non Child Welfare Referrals.

12/11/17 - Agenda for 12/13/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

11/30/17 - Let’s Speak BO Webinar, Visualize This! Web Intelligence 4.2 Creative Design Techniques recording and slides have been posted.

11/28/17 - Agenda for 11/29/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

11/21/17 - Agenda with notes and links to videos for the 11/16 Business Objects User Group meeting has been posted. BI 4.2 Issue tracker has been updated.

11/15/17 - Agenda for 11/15/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

11/06/17- Current Attendee list for Business Objects User Group meeting on 11/16. We will not be able to record this meeting.

11/02/17 - A problem with Java 8 update 152 was found See Issue Log.

10/27/17 - Agenda for 11/01/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

10/18/17 - Agenda for 10/18/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

10/17/17 - Sacramento Business Objects User Group Meeting Registration Link. Patch 10 installation instructions here.

10/17/17 - Training video has been posted - Webi Report with Excel Queries.

10/03/17 - Agenda for 10/04/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

10/03/17 - Agenda for Sacramento Business Objects User Group Meeting on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at CWDS office.

9/22/17 - Issue Log updated with an issue publishing documents to a subfolder in SAFE.

9/20/17 - Agenda for 9/20/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

9/6/17 - Agenda for 9/6/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

8/23/17 - Create new forum for Report Collaboration Requests.

8/22/17 - Agenda for 8/23/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

8/09/17 - Drill Functions by Michael Ward – InfoSol Webinar and Webinar Slides.

8/08/17 - Agenda for 8/09/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

7/25/17 - Agenda for 7/26/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes.

7/18/17 - Automated Report Distribution from SAFE guide has been updated. Starting with BO 4.2 guide has been updated.

7/11/17 - Agenda for 7/12/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes. Also see Release 7.7 database changes here.

6/28/17 - Agenda for 6/28/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes

6/14/17 - Agenda for 6/14/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes

6/02/17 - Training video has been posted - Webi Rich Client - Part 3.

5/30/17 - Agenda for 5/31/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes

5/30/17 - Training video has been posted - Webi Rich Client.

5/23/17 - Training video has been posted - Sending Report to BI Inbox.

5/19/17 - Release 7.6 documents are available here (behind log in)

5/18/17 - Training video has been posted - Input Controls.

5/17/17 - Agenda for 5/17/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder.

5/08/17 - Training video has been posted - Business Objects Delegated Administrator Training.

5/04/17 - Training video has been posted - Schedule Your Report To SAFE. Use your existing SFT password to log in to the new SFT system and be prompted to change it.

5/02/17 - Agenda for 5/03/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes

4/18/17 - Agenda for 4/19/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes County BO Admin Training Outline

4/10/17 - Training video on Referenced Cells has been posted.

4/05/17 - Two training videos have been posted - Using the Date Objects Universe and Timeline Report with Period Objects.

4/05/17 - Agenda for 4/05/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder. BI Forum Notes SFT migration network information

4/03/17 - See list of BO County Administrators here.

3/22/17 - Newest version of Firefox, version 52 may have issues Java compatibility. See the fix here. Also see Release 7.6 database changes here.

3/21/17 - Agenda for 3/22/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder.

3/07/17 - Agenda for 3/08/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder.

2/21/17 - Agenda for 2/22/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder.

2/07/17 - Agenda for 2/07/17 4.2 BI Forum meeting has been posted to the Documents folder.

2/07/17 - Announcement regarding BO training offered by 5x has been posted to the Documents folder.

2/01/17 - Training video Linked Local Variable for Staff Person has been posted to the Training Videos folder.

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