The Designer is the semantic layer tool for creating and configuring SAP BusinessObjects universes. For Release 4.0 Designer becomes part of the new Information Design Tool. The Information Design Tool enables multi-source and multi-dimensional universe connections. In Release 4.0 Web Intelligence is also upgraded with a more powerful charting engine. You can read more from BI System Builders about Designer here, optimising universes here and Web Intelligence here. You can watch the SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 Platform demo video below.