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Skip a Meal and Raise Awareness About Hunger and Poverty

Millions of people around the world are affected by humanitarian crises, but luckily there are people all around the world that are willing to lend a helping hand. At IBIS 2018, we heard an inspiring story from our Most Valuable Dashboard Award Winner– the International Humanitarian City. The International Humanitarian ...

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Tech Tip: How to Document IDT Universe Information

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

Tip: How to Document IDT Universe information Trick: Use Save as One of the features of IDT is to document all available setups that were performed on the business layer and data foundation of a .unx universe. In our example, we are going to document E-fashion Universe’s Business Layer. Prerequisites: ...

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Power Pictures Improve Effectiveness of Dashboards

Power Pictures Improve Effectiveness of Dashboards

New Zealand is an extraordinary place to visit with an incredible range of natural wonders, stunning landscapes and the remarkable Maori culture. One place of many not to miss is Rotorua which has all these attributes and the Te Puia park where you can see geothermal activity like boiling mud ...

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Flash May be Going Away but Xcelsius HTML5 Shines On

Flash May be Going Away but Xcelsius HTML5 Shines On Feature Image

 A couple of years back, I wrote a blog about Xcelsius (aka SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards) to explain why it remained the BI dashboard tool of choice for thousands of organizations. At that time, there was a lot of hype being generated about how Flash is dead and, by association, so ...

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Simon Boxall – Celebration of Life

It is with a really heavy heart that I write this blog post.   Our dear friend and colleague Simon Boxall passed away this week.  We extend our condolences to his family and those he touched. Simon had been an InfoSolight for almost 11 years and within our small sphere we ...

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The Secret Behind the Naming of IBIS

The Secret Behind the Naming of IBIS

I was recently talking to Paul about the IBIS conference and I asked him how they came up with the name.  He turned to me and that smile he is famous for slowly spread across his face.  He leaned in close to me and in a low almost conspirator like ...

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Succinct BI Reporting

Succint BI Reporting

We live in a world where we do not just have easy access to more information than ever before, but where we are also bombarded with more information than we can possibly absorb. The combination of social media, the internet and smart mobile devices have provided the means for us ...

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A Gathering of BusinessObjects Super Heroes

A Gathering of BusinessObjects Super Heroes

Isn’t it amazing how most super heroes never seem to grow old? In fact, they just seem to get better with age as new special effects and enhancements to their capabilities by the movie industry make them even more super! I see BusinessObjects in a very similar way. It is ...

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Xcelsius Restaurant Analytics Hub Rocks Dubai

RAH Consumer Analytics

Dubai has become the business and entertainment hub for the Middle East and is definitely a “larger than life” place to visit and a great place to have a global conference. So last month I was invited by our partner Intellytics to participate at their booth at the Global Restaurant ...

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