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Business Intelligence to Inspire Us All

As I look back on 2018 and all the amazing BI solutions I saw created, there was one that really stood out in terms of its impact on the world that left me both awestruck and humbled. It was a solution created for the International Humanitarian City (IHC) based in ...

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Tech Tip: Merging on Variables in Web Intelligence

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One of the often overlooked additions given to us in the 4.2 SP3 release was the ability to merge data on variables, not just dimensions.  For many years we have lived with these restrictions in Web Intelligence: 1.) You could only merge on dimensions, not on variables. 2.) The data ...

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11 thoughts to help you decide if you need Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence is more than just reporting. It can be the lifeline of a business helping shape decisions, inspiring actions, and providing the right insights to the right people at the right time. To simplify it, Business Intelligence is: • What happened? (reporting, analytics, insights) • What is happening? (real ...

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Let’s Speak BO Together– Highlights of 2018

The Let’s Speak BO Webinar series that began in the winter of 2015 just recently concluded its third straight year of bi-weekly Business Intelligence Webinars with a fantastic close. Adam Lange, with A. Lange Consulting, lead a jam packed session dedicated to all of the new things our BusinessObjects community ...

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Skip a Meal and Raise Awareness About Hunger and Poverty

Millions of people around the world are affected by humanitarian crises, but luckily there are people all around the world that are willing to lend a helping hand. At IBIS 2018, we heard an inspiring story from our Most Valuable Dashboard Award Winner– the International Humanitarian City. The International Humanitarian ...

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The Dashboard Salsa Dance

On a recent vacation in Mexico, I attended a class to learn how to dance salsa. Now, I have two left feet when it comes to learning any structured dances. I can do the count in my head and I can do the steps with my feet, but I can ...

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Tech Tip: How to Document IDT Universe Information

InfoSol Blog Tech Tip

Tip: How to Document IDT Universe information Trick: Use Save as One of the features of IDT is to document all available setups that were performed on the business layer and data foundation of a .unx universe. In our example, we are going to document E-fashion Universe’s Business Layer. Prerequisites: ...

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The BusinessObjects Upgrade Dilemma

Buying a car has always been a challenging experience for me. I never know what to buy, when to buy, what features to include, and I definitely don’t enjoy the inevitable frustrating bartering with the sales and finance people. I also still haven’t figured out why I always end up ...

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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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IBIS 2019: Save the Date

Mark your calendars! IBIS 2019 will be taking place June 17-19, 2019 and once again will be hosted at the beautiful Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California. The InfoSol Business Intelligence Seminar (IBIS) is the premier BusinessObjects education and knowledge exchange event of the year, packed with hands-on boot camps, ...

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