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BusinessObjects Web Intelligence vs. PowerBI – The Truth from the Trenches Part 3

BusinessObjects vs PowerBI Part 3

Well, this was supposed to only be a 2-part blog (link to Part 1 and Part 2 but there has been such an overwhelming interest and fantastic feedback on the first two parts, that I feel compelled to keep going since the topic is obviously of great interest to many. ...

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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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BusinessObjects in the Cloud – No Big Rush and No Big Deal

Managed Services for BusinessObjects - on premise and in the cloud

While we have definitely seen an acceleration in organizations using or moving operational applications to the cloud, Business Intelligence has lagged behind. Today, the majority of BusinessObjects customers use the product on premise and that will not change for a while. Why? Well firstly, if the main data warehouses, repositories, ...

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SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.3 Course and Training

Infosol has developed new Web Intelligence BI 4.3 hands-on courses that will be launched and offered at IBIS 2021 in June. This includes a 1-day WEBI 4.2 TO WEBI 4.3 DIFFERENCES – MASTERING THE NEW WEBI 4.3 USER INTERFACE hands-on course for experienced Webi 4.2 developers that covers all the ...

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How BusinessObjects Can Re-ignite SAP’s BI Strategy Again

It’s been over 13 years since SAP acquired BusinessObjects and really stepped into the world of Business Intelligence. During the first few years after the purchase, SAP sold a ton of BusinessObjects licenses and, for at least one or two years, they sold more BusinessObjects licenses than they did SAP ...

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Tech Tip – Auditing Maintenance in BusinessObjects

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

Lately we have noticed issues with a lot of customers regarding their BO auditor not working due to lot of Audit files being present in the Auditing folder. So, here is tip for administrators to include as a part of their Application Maintenance list, which helps make sure the auditor ...

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BI Dashboard Awards 2020 Show Sign of the Times

InfoSol Best BI Dashboard Awards 2020 Feature Image

Wow – June just zoomed by for me. That had a lot to do with it being the month we did our final preparations and delivery of our first ever SpeakBO Experience Live Virtual Event. A whole week of amazing immersion in the best of BusinessObjects – customer case studies, ...

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