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Windows Server 2003 End Of Life

On July 15, 2015, Microsoft will end support and development of Windows Server 2003. Build 129 of the InfoBurst Platform (available Q4 2015) will move from Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 to .NET Framework 4.5. The newer framework will enable our developers to provide more features and better platform performance. Windows ...

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InfoBurst Build 127 Released

InfoBurst build 127 was released March 23, 2015. The build contains a number of enhancements and fixes, including: Support for BI 4.1 SP5 ADSync Group User Roles Command Line License Management AnuBIs HTML 5 Dashboard Designer PREVIEW Complete build release notes available in the InfoBurst Support Wiki.

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Paul’s Tech Term of the Month: Internet of Things (IoT)

According to Wikipedia, the Internet of Things is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable it to achieve greater value and service by exchanging data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices. These “things” may refer to a wide variety ...

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End of Life for InfoBurst 2.6

Background InfoBurst 2.6 has been servicing our customers’ report scheduling and bursting needs for 10 years. While it has served that purpose well, it was designed to service what are now legacy reporting environments like BusinessObjects XIR2. Current reporting platforms like SAP Business Intelligence 4.1 are not supported. It also ...

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Customizing InfoView – Part 1: Custom Logo and Title and Greeting

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Software systems almost never deliver the look and functionality needed to meet 100% of an organization’s needs. Each organization has a unique set of requirements which often makes it necessary to implement customizations on top of the delivered product. This principle certainly holds true with SAP BusinessObjects and especially for ...

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Getting more out of InfoBurst with IBShell

Here is a sneak-peek of the InfoBurst® Shell to be presented in the Report Bursting, Scheduling, Delivery & Administration talk at the InfoBurst User Conference – IBIS 2013. Welcome back to the second part of my sneak peak for the my InfoBurst API and Shell talk.  We last talked a little about the InfoBust API ...

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Integrate your applications with InfoBurst

Here is a sneak-peak of the InfoBurst® API to be presented in the Report Bursting, Scheduling, Delivery & Administration talk at the InfoBurst User Conference – IBIS 2013. Over 5 years ago we started to think about a new InfoBurst.  One that would take the years of experience that we’ve gathered since InfoBurst launched, and ...

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Yellowfin Deep Dive at IBIS 2013 – Hands on Training

Having the opportunity to teach what I love has played out a few times in my life. From guiding students into the depths of the Pacific Ocean as a Scuba Dive Master to leading a class of business users in working with one of my favorite Business Intelligence Solutions, I ...

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Welcome to the World!

I take great pleasure in presenting to you the 2031 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, Kolby Austin Durda.  In case you didn’t hear, my nephew was born on Saturday.  That’s right; I’ve already presented his name to the Nobel Committee for his solution of global climate change.  Please phone in ...

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British Museum Real World Case Studies Are Best

I always try to visit the British Museum when I am in London as it is one of my favorite places. It has fantastic Ancient Egyptian galleries and I never miss an opportunity to revel amongst those fascinating artifacts. However, today I was in for a special treat as there ...

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British are Bullish on Mobile Dashboard Shuffle

So I am standing at Heathrow Airport arrivals waiting for my ride and there is a man a few yards in front of me wearing a pair of large bull horns on his head. The British are renowned for being a little eccentric but this is something I have never ...

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D is for Dashboards

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Here is a sneak-peak of some of the 12 Ds to be discussed in the Iron Chef Dashboard track in Limitless BI conference – IBIS 2013. As I started putting my train of thoughts together for the Dashboards track of IBIS 2013, I was listing the important elements of implementing ...

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