Recent Posts

IBIS 2011 registration is now open

Registration is now open… for IBIS 2011: INSPIRED BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, June 19 – 24. We believe that Business Intelligence is changing our lives in so many amazing ways.  It inspires companies, institutions and people to make timely decisions with confidence and is one of the most exciting happenings on the planet right now. ...

Read More »

Finding Direction through a Snow Storm

So I landed in Philadelphia in the middle of a snow storm that dumped 15 inches of snow that night.  Lots of flights had been canceled and the airport was almost empty.  I was the only person at the car rental pickup where every vehicle had several inches of snow ...

Read More »

Comparing BI Dashboard Solutions: Hummer vs. Fit

My youngest son recently learned to drive and he now takes himself to school three times a week in my wife’s orange Honda Fit. For those not familiar with this awesome sub-compact, it is a nifty 38 mile per gallon cute little dynamo of a car. It is practical, economical, ...

Read More »

Top 5 Predictions for Business Intelligence in 2011

Well 2010 saw not just a strong recovery for the I.T. sector, but some very healthy growth and, once again, Business Intelligence was right at the forefront. So what can we expect to see in 2011? BI Vendors and Industry Analysts are predicting all sorts of things for 2011 but ...

Read More »

BO XI 3.1: To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade?

As SAP announces the “ramp up” or controlled release for SAP BusinessObjects XI 4.0, some companies who are planning to upgrade to BO XI 3.1 are wondering if they should now wait. The simple answer is “no” and there are many good reasons to upgrade to XI 3.1 as soon ...

Read More »

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Several years ago, I saw an exhibition of surrealist paintings in Paris including works by Salvador Dali and Joan Miro. I found the Dali paintings visually stunning as well as fascinatingly compelling whereas I had a hard time understanding the Miro ones. Others, who were with me, expressed the complete ...

Read More »

Missing Leo Apotheker

There was a lot of trepidation amongst the BusinessObjects community when SAP acquired Business Objects in January 2008. We had all seen how Oracle had consumed Hyperion (which had, in turn, consumed Brio) to the point of losing its identity as an independent BI solution. The question was would SAP ...

Read More »

Upcoming Webinars

The following is a list to our upcoming webinars… Follow the link next to the webinar date to register. InfoBurst Webinars November 5 – 11A PST – http://goo.gl/EZpQ November 8 – 11A PST – http://goo.gl/036g November 10 – 11A PST – http://goo.gl/8ewE November 12 – 11A PST – http://goo.gl/6yYs November ...

Read More »

InfoBurst blog has a new home

Infoburst blog

2015-04-16 – Post Updated – will redirect to the new InfoBurst blog.  http://ib.infosol.com 2012-05-21 – Post Updated – will redirect to new InfoBurst Landing Page

Read More »

Upcoming Event – ASUG Arizona Chapter – October 29, 2010

 Paul Grill from INFOSOL will be presenting Xcellent Xcelsius at the upcoming meeting of the ASUG Arizona Chapter.  Date: Friday, October 29, 2010 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Intel 5000 W. Chandler Blvd. Building CH3, Conference Room Chandler, AZ 85226 – 112  For complete information about this meeting refer to ...

Read More »

Visit us at Booth 404 at ASUG SAP BO User Conference

InfoSol will be a Diamond Sponsor at the 2010 ASUG SAP BusinessObjects User Conference to be held in Orlando. Florida October 5-7.  The conference is expected to draw an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 BusinessObjects users. InfoSol will be leading two session tracks during the conference : one highlighting Xcelsius Customer ...

Read More »

Xcelsius Will Always Be Xcelsius

So what’s in a name? Some people will tell you “everything” while others will tell you it depends on what you are naming. Some products have not only become defined by their name but have been so successful they end up defining all products of the same type like “Kleenex” ...

Read More »