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The Big Splash of Business Intelligence

After this year’s IBIS my family and I went to enjoy a few days in San Diego to relax and recuperate from a long week of being pampered at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel.  Actually, they got pampered and I needed to recuperate.  But enough of my sob story; just ...

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Best Xcelsius Dashboard Award Winners Receive Accolades at IBIS 2011

The winners of the highly coveted InfoSol Best Xcelsius Dashboard awards were announced on Monday at IBIS 2011.  After each of the dashboards in the four categories was explained and demonstrated, representatives for the companies received the etched glass pyramid accolade that has become synonymous with the awards. This year’s ...

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Xcelsius on iPad and iPhone Wows Attendees at IBIS Welcome Reception

IBIS 2011 kicked off last night with its welcome reception and solutions showcase demonstrating some of the latest business intelligence solutions and one solution in particular created quite a buzz – MyBI Mobile. As I walked around the showcase showing Xcelsius dashboards running on an iPad, people stopped with looks ...

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Keynotes at IBIS 2011 Look Set to Inspire All

As the excitement mounts for IBIS 2011 which kicks off this weekend, there is a buzz emerging around the keynotes to be delivered on Monday and Tuesday mornings. Paul Grill, CEO and President of InfoSol, will kick off IBIS 2011 under the banner of this year’s theme of Inspired Business ...

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Happy

As part of our IBIS 2011 (InfoSol’s Business Intelligence Seminar), we are hosting a screening of the movie Happy from Academy Award® Nominated director Roko Belic.  Below is the trailer. As part of our commitment to our Bii (Business Intelligence Institute) training program, in May after their exams, we welcomed ...

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Sapphire Scribbles and Quotes

The 2011 joint SAP Sapphire/ASUG Annual Conference came and went in as large a blur as the size of the event itself. With an estimated 14,000 attendees and an overwhelming number of tracks, sessions, demonstrations, meetings and exhibits, the best I could hope for was snapshots and slices of information ...

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IBIS and the Runaway Brides!

Last weekend I went to see my favorite Roller Derby team – the “Runaway Brides” – and they were just awesome out playing the “Schoolyard Scrappers” to a well deserved and convincing win.  Ellie Mayhem the leading jammer for the “Brides” was just pure poetry in motion as she glided ...

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IBIS 2011 – Can you smell the ocean air?

I’ve bookmarked the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel website and have been visiting it more frequently now that IBIS 2011 is less than a month away.  26 days away to be exact and I’m very excited because I missed last year’s IBIS at this fantastic resort.  The first line of their ...

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Keeping IT Executives Current with BI Technology

I recently interviewed a college student who told me that his ambition was to be an IT Director.  He was completing a college program in computer security and had worked as an intern doing network support in the IT department at a large organization.  I did not want to burst ...

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Oh the Places You will go … with Xcelsius

From the cobblestone streets of The Netherlands, to the beaches of Australia, to the exotic sands of Oman, Xcelsius knows no borders, has no hidden political agenda, but offers innovative business solutions for a diverse range of customers around the world.  Little did I know when I started using Xcelsius ...

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Rod Stewart and Business Intelligence in Concert

I just saw Rod Stewart in concert last week and he was truly awesome. The musicians and singers supporting him were just fantastic and the whole set was so tight and so professional. It felt as though they had been playing together for years but they actually had only started ...

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