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Roambi Hits the Android Market on July 22nd

MeLLmo, creators of the widely recognized, gamification-style, mobile BI application, recently announced support for Android devices. The San Diego, California-based company originally conceived their fantastic data visualizer, Roambi Analytics, for the iPhone. Offering both data visualization and content publishing tools, Roambi Anayltics became widely used once the iPad was released ...

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InfoBurst Build 125 Released

InfoBurst build 125 was released June 6, 2014. The build contains a number of enhancements, including: BusinessObjects: Support added for XI 3.1 SP7, BI 4.0 SP9 and BI 4.1 SP3 Content Grouping: Group by multiple variables, omit documents from grouping and add page numbers to grouped PDF files Local File ...

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Why won’t my Xcelsius Dashboard USA Map show alerts?

Using the maps provided in Xcelsius/Dashboards 4.x is not difficult, but I have often seen developers forget how to set them up properly to get them to display the data and alerts because it is not the most obvious/intuitive component and also not frequently used. I finally made this cheat sheet ...

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Yellowfin BI: Spicy-Hot in 2014

Recently, Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytical Platforms announced Yellowfin Business Intelligence as a ‘Niche Player’ for 2014. Also, another leading benchmark and advisory firm, Ventana Research, highlights Yellowfin BI among the ‘hottest’ mobile solutions listed in their Value Index for Mobile Business Intelligence of 2014. The Value Index is based on ...

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Agile BI Needs Agile Education

Jim Roan, an American businessman, writer and motivational speaker once said: “If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” With more organizations adopting agile methodologies to develop all their applications, including their BI ...

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BI = Big Imagination at IBIS 2014

The possibilities with Business Intelligence today are limitless. The limitations that exist are only in the boundaries of one’s imagination. Business Intelligence= Big Imagination. Translation: if you can dream it, you can build it. As a leading Business Intelligence solutions provider, InfoSol has witnessed many inspirational stories around the success ...

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Mico Brings Data Viz Offerings to IBIS 2014

Mico Yuk, Author of Data Visualization for Dummies and Founder of the BIDashboardFormula.com has become the latest addition to what is shaping up to be a BusinessObjects Dashboard and Data Visualization Lollapalooza1 at IBIS 2014. Mico will be leading a half-day, interactive hands-on workshop at the pre-seminar on Sunday afternoon ...

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Things That Sound Alike Are Not Always the Same

I was about to start my second presentation of the day at a joint ASUG/BusinessObjects User Group meeting this week, when one of the attendees beckoned me over. She told me that I sounded just like the actor Anthony Hopkins when I spoke. I explained that we both had similar ...

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InfoBurst Build 124 Release & Webinar

InfoBurst build 124 was released March 26, 2014. The build contains a number of enhancements, including: BusinessObjects: BI 4.0 SP8 and BI 4.1 SP2 service packs are now supported. System Macros: Custom file and folder names can now be created via drag-and-drop using the new Macro Builder user interface. Content Grouping: Use Delivery ...

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