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John Shields started working for InfoSol in the summer of 2012 after graduating from Arizona State University with his bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems. He is passionate about web development and data visualization and has taken over the reigns as InfoSol's Champion of Web Presence. Outside of work he enjoys the outdoors and is an avid mountain biker and snowboarder.

BusinessObjects Web Intelligence vs. PowerBI – The Truth from the Trenches Part 1

BusinessObjects Web Intelligence vs. PowerBI – The Truth from the Trenches Part 1

One of the most frequent questions I have been asked lately is what do I think about PowerBI and can it really replace BusinessObjects? My stock answer has been along the lines of “PowerBI is a Business Intelligence solution from Microsoft oriented towards I.T. and, no, it cannot properly replace ...

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Is InfoBurst Squirrel the Best Thing since Sliced Bread?

InfoBurst Squirrel Best Thing Since Sliced Bread Feature

While on a recent trip to Egypt, I noticed some wall paintings in several of the tombs I visited showing a person sitting in front of an offering table with what looked like a bunch of thin, vertical oblong objects, tapered at the top, and tightly packed together. I took ...

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IBIS 2019: Save the Date

Mark your calendars! IBIS 2019 will be taking place June 17-19, 2019 and once again will be hosted at the beautiful Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California. The InfoSol Business Intelligence Seminar (IBIS) is the premier BusinessObjects education and knowledge exchange event of the year, packed with hands-on boot camps, ...

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Almost There!

Almost Finished: Check Your Email and Confirm Your Address! Make sure to check your email inbox for a confirmation email and follow the link inside it to complete your signup or else you won’t be added to the mailing list!  If you do not see the email, look in your ...

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