What you should consider before you upgrade your BO system?

Selwyn Zhou

SAP BusinessObjects (a.k.a. BO, BOBJ) is an enterprise software company, specializing in business intelligence (BI). BusinessObjects was acquired in 2007 by SAP. Nowadays, there are so many competitors with BOBJ in the business intelligence market, like Tableau, Qlikview, etc. In order to keep leading, SAP integrated more functions in its latest version BI 4.1.

The typical Upgrade Timeline consists of 5 phases:

  • Planning
  • Design
  • Implementation
  • Cutover
  • Go Live

In order to complete upgrade process successfully, you’d better spend time on you planning phase. In the planning stage, it is important for you to consider the listed factors:

  • Assessment –magnitude of project
  • Time and Deadlines
  • Resources (IT/HW)
  • Down time
  • Training
  • Backup


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