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Paul Grill started his career in Information Technology in the U.K. in 1978, as an Executive Data Processing Trainee for Honeywell. More than thirty years later, he still has a voracious appetite for learning as Information Technology continues to advance at an ever accelerating pace. He was first introduced to the world of Business Intelligence in 1991, in France, when he saw a demonstration of an early version of BusinessObjects on Windows 2.1. He returned to the U.S. to rave about this phenomenal product, but it was many years before BusinessObjects made it into the mainstream. Paul founded InfoSol in 1997, and made Business Intelligence one of the key solutions offered by the company. Today, InfoSol is a leading SAP BusinessObjects solutions partner, known for its expert consulting, education and innovative add-on solutions. Paul is well known within the SAP BusinessObjects community for his extensive knowledge of Business Intelligence, and he has lectured and written many articles on the subject. Paul enjoys writing, running and coaching kids soccer, and is passionate about Ancient Egyptology.

Dashboards Helping Drive Healthcare data from Analysis to Action in the UAE

Main Landing Screen

One of the most awe-inspiring presentations at this year’s IBIS conference was about how a government ministry is driving improved healthcare for its citizens by analyzing and visualizing data and then acting on the results. Isn’t this what Business Intelligence is all about? Analyzing and visualizing data and then taking ...

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2016 BI Dashboard Awards Winners Highlight Reawakening of the Xcelsius Force

City of Vallejo Best Business Dashboard Award IBIS 2016

One of the many highlights of this year’s InfoSol Business Intelligence Seminar (IBIS 2016) was the annual Dashboard awards and while the 3 winning solutions were very different solutions they shared the fact that, once again, they were all developed in Xcelsius. It never ceases to amaze me how Xcelsius ...

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BusinessObjects Ready for Another Banner Year in 2016

Paul Grill predictions on SAP BusinessObjects Banner Year in 2016

At the beginning of 2015, I wrote about the great BusinessObjects Resurgence as organizations re-strategized to either bring back BusinessObjects into their BI future plans or expand its usage. Not only has this resurgence continued but it has grown and 2016 is likely to be another banner year for the ...

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Christmas Windows and BI Portals

Christmas Windows and BI Portals

Although I am originally from London, UK, it has been a long time since I checked out the Christmas window displays at the major retail stores. The world famous department stores like Harrods, Selfridges and Fortnum & Mason go all out as do the elite fashion stores on Bond Street ...

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SABOC 2015: A Dash Clash Bash to be Remembered

SABOC 2015: A Dash Clash Bash to be Remembered

The ASUG sponsored SAP Analytics and BusinessObjects (SABOC) 2015 conference was a resounding success on many fronts, but it’s Developer Wars flagship event was definitely the highlight for me. This year’s “Dash Bash Clash” had several differences compared to previous events. Instead of being confined to a room for 24 ...

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