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Why Replacing BusinessObjects is Bad for Business

I have learned many valuable life lessons coaching kids’ soccer. Like the time my team of 10-year-old boys lost a game 12-0 and I tried to give one of my inspirational after-game pep talks. The players felt down, I felt down and as I tried to tell them the score ...

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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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InfoSol Brings Superheroes and Let’s Speak BO to BI + Analytics Conference (Booth #14)

Visit InfoSol at ASUG BIA 2017

Reinvigorated and charged with even more super powers from an awesome IBIS event, some of the BusinessObjects superheroes will be heading to Nashville for the BI + Analytics Conference. You will be able to find us at Booth #14. This year’s event promises to be more focused on the classic ...

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Using Guided Analysis to Stop Your Dashboards From Turning into a Wild Goose Chase

Using Guided Analysis to Stop Your Dashboards From Turning into a Wild Goose Chase Feature Image

My running log’s message of the week was that 24,000 people a year end up in the emergency room as a result of incidents on treadmills so take care when you use one. I hate running on treadmills and try to avoid them . A few years ago I was ...

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Let’s Speak BO in New Orleans at ASUG BI+ Analytics Conference Oct. 17-20

Let’s Speak BO in New Orleans at ASUG BI+ Analytics Conference Oct. 17-20

There has been a lot of confusion about this year’s ASUG BI Conference taking place October 17-20 in New Orleans, LA. Previously known as the SAP Analytics and BusinessObjects Conference (SABOC), this year it was renamed the ASUG Business Intelligence + Analytics Conference (ASUGBIA).  This was a very unfortunate renaming ...

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