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A Tale of Two HANA’s

As SAP sells its Big Data in-memory appliance HANA into its installed based, we are starting to hear some interesting  implementation stories . The first version of HANA was aimed at the Analytics market for real-time business intelligence applications with the promise of moving SAP BW and then other SAP ...

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What do you think you know?

My wife was preparing to give a presentation to a group on the effects of chronic pain on depression and she made an interesting point to me that I think is worth sharing.  First of all, she knows a lot more about the brain than I will ever know.  Apparently ...

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Solid and Instant ROI with Dashboards and HTML5 Mobile Dashboards

Session Seeing Beyond Dashboards Speakers Noe Garcia, Rent-A-Center / Traci O’Brien, Nuvasive / Bryan Baca, InfoSol / Paul Grill, InfoSol Abstract While dashboards are well known for their data visualization capabilities, many organizations have cleverly and effectively utilized them to provide complete and powerful business intelligence applications. This session will ...

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Tree Trimming

For those of you not fortunate enough to live in the beautiful desert southwest you might not have had the honor of knowing of the tree that is the bane of my existence.  It is the Palo Verde.  I believe that it is Spanish for “Cursed Tree From the 7th ...

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Beware of the SPOF

At a recent regional BusinessObjects user group meeting, an attendee from a large healthcare organization was telling me about his background in supporting the system administration of BusinessObjects and how he had become a “SPOF”. Never having heard this term before I asked him what it meant and he explained ...

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Lessons in Building in Dubai

While lining up in the passport control hall in Dubai for a couple of hours, I had time to watch the moving advertisements many times over. My impression was that this booming metropolis of the Middle East is like New York and Orlando meshed together with its combination of business ...

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BusinessObjects E-Learning Deal of the Century

We all love a good deal whether it’s a “buy one, get one free” pizza or free wiper blades with your oil change. However when it comes to SAP BusinessObjects training, the deals traditionally tend to be somewhat fewer and more conservative. In a survey that InfoSol conducted last year ...

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