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So, Which Type of User Are You When it Comes to Self-Service BI?

Self Service BI

On a recent international flight I could not believe how quickly I passed through immigration by using one of those self-service kiosks where you just insert your smart passport. I notice that more and more stores are using self-service checkouts now as well. So what about self-service BI?  You would ...

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J Lo Rocks , SAP Rolls and BI takes a Back Seat

J Lo Concert Sapphire 2015

  I had only seen Jennifer Lopez in movies before her rock concert at Sapphire this week. She put on a good show and certainly generated a lot more energy on stage than the keynote speakers at this year’s combined SAP Sapphire and ASUG Annual Conference. SAP rolled with their ...

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BO Rules. SAP Analytics Drool.

Girls rule boys drool

My youngest daughter owns a T-shirt, a gift from her aunt, that is emblazoned with the phrase “Girls Rule. Boys Drool”. As I prepare to attend this year’s SAP Sapphire and ASUG Annual Conference, I am thinking about wearing a T-shirt that reads “BO Rules. SAP Analytics Drool”.  I’m not ...

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Xcelsius Double-Decker: Still the Best Ride in Town

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One of the great inner city public transportation successes of the 20th century (and continuing into the 21st!) is the double decker bus. Their design is unique, accommodating two levels of passengers while remaining compact enough to navigate the small and tricky streets of major cities like London. The most ...

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Let’s Speak BO: New Webinar Series

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BusinessObjects is the most widely used business intelligence suite in the world and for good reason – Crystal Reports, Web Intelligence, Xcelsius Dashboards, Explorer remain amongst the best products in their respective classes and are being used to create amazing BI solutions. As part of InfoSol’s “Let’s Speak BO”  initiative ...

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Operational BI with InfoBurst is “The Eyes” of Manufacturer in Oman

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On a recent visit to a metal manufacturing company in Oman, the I.T. Manager was discussing how he wants to use their InfoBurst and BusinessObjects applications for more operational reporting because of the huge success they have been seeing in this area recently. A few years ago they had built ...

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Doing More with Less: BI Lessons from Lebanon

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The Ancient inhabitants of Lebanon, the Phoenicians, were known for their trade and commerce and the modern Lebanese continue to be very astute in business. Despite the country being ravished by wars in the last few decades, the Lebanese have rebuilt and recreated their economy. They take both an optimistic ...

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