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Farewell to a True BI Visionary

Thank-you-Santiago-Becerra

Santiago Becerra, the founder of Infommersion (creators of Xcelsius) and co-founder of Mellmo (creators of Roambi), passed away last week. I had the honor of knowing this true data visualization visionary who helped revolutionize BI dashboards and inspired millions to interact with data in a whole new way. I first met ...

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Crystal Reports Export to Excel – Part 2

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

It’s been a while since I published part 1 but hey, better late than never.  So here’s Part 2 of my previous blog “Crystal Reports Export to Excel – Part 1”. I have used the same report from Part 1. The following tips & tricks will help you in providing a ...

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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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Why Visual Design Studio will NEVER replace Xcelsius

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This week I was invited by an SAP BusinessObjects customer to participate in a discussion with SAP regarding whether they should use Visual Design Studio or Xcelsius to develop new dashboard based BI applications for a new project. The representatives from SAP explained the roadmap for their BI tools that ...

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Annual Dashboard Awards Show Xcelsius Still First Choice

David Behr showing a live demo

This year’s annual best dashboard awards at IBIS 2015 once again demonstrated that organizations using BusinessObjects continue to use Xcelsius dashboards as the preferred tool for creative and effective business intelligence solutions.  All three of the award categories were won by an Xcelsius dashboard solution. The Best Business Dashboard went ...

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dCode: HTML5 Dashboards Without the Coding

Introducing dCdoe

Update: dCode is now available for purchase! At IBIS 2015 we announced the first product to come out of the InfoSol UK Labs team, “dCode”. dCode is an add on to Xcelsius which unlocks the power of your dashboard and enables you to export your model as HTML5 to be consumed ...

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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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Three Key Tips for Building Mobile Dashboards

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

You walk into your office in the morning. You’ve double-checked your inbox and meeting schedule on your phone on your way in. You whip out your tablet and quickly go through the morning reports. Your everyday necessities are quickly becoming all available at the touch of your mobile devices. But ...

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