Viji Neelakantan

Viji Neelakantan

Senior BI and Data Warehousing Professional, Freeport-McMoRan

Viji Neelakantan is a senior BI and Data Warehousing professional and has been with Freeport-McMoRan for more than 12 years now. She has extensive experience in Data Modeling and in administration of BI tools and applications, including Data Services, Business Objects, Version Manager, InfoBurst Enterprise and Teradata. She has been a key resource in the upgrade of the BI tools over the years including the most recent one to BO 4.2 SP3 Patch 2 in 2016 Q4.

BI 4.1 to 4.2 SP3 upgrade: The Lessons Learned and Success Stories

Freeport MacMoRan Inc, a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with an industry-leading global portfolio of mineral assets, with a large BusinessObjects deployment. They recently upgraded from BusinessObjects BI 4.1 to BI 4.2 and this presentation will talk about the different challenges they faced with the upgrade and how they resolved or worked around the issues.

BO Admin and Universe Design