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Tech Tip: How to refresh Tableau Hyper extracts based on an event

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Tableau uses the concept of hyper extracts – a compressed snapshot of data stored on disk and loaded into memory when required to render a tableau visualization. Hyper extracts are very beneficial and even essential to Tableau users. To refresh an extract on a daily, weekly or monthly basis users ...

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Business Intelligence and the COVID-19 Pandemic

With news, social media and conversation completely dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, I was hesitant to write a blog that even mentions it. At the same time because I am so passionate about Business Intelligence and can see how it is being both used and abused in this situation, I ...

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Using an Input Control to Sort in Web Intelligence

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

In Design mode of Web Intelligence, you can change the sort order of columns in a block.  However, this option is not available in Reading mode.  We can accomplish some basic sorting tasks using an input control and the steps below will detail how this is done. We’ll start off ...

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The Future of BusinessObjects Dashboards – Lessons from Egypt

The Future of BusinessObjects Dashboards – Lessons from Egypt Feature Image

On a recent trip to Egypt, I was amazed at the number of older vehicles I saw on the road dating back to the 1960’s and even older. These are not the beautifully conserved collectors’ items that you see here in the US but are mostly pretty beaten up with ...

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InfoSol Dashboard Awards that Inspire at IBIS 2018

The love for BusinessObjects was in the air at this year’s InfoSol Business Intelligence Seminar (IBIS). With attendees sharing their love for BusinessObjects, networking with others who share the same passion, and attending many hands-on training and seminar sessions to expand their knowledge. One of the highlights of IBIS was ...

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