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Hoop Dancing Lessons for Optimizing Your Business Intelligence Deployment

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I got an amazing birthday gift from my wife this year. She bought tickets for the Annual World Championship Hoop Dancing competition in Phoenix. It was something I always wanted to see and I was not disappointed. I watched the entire 2 days live and enjoyed every minute of it. ...

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BusinessObjects Enjoying the Summer of Surprise Winners

It’s been a summer of exciting and surprising wins in the international sports world. The Women’s World Cup saw some amazing upsets and results and then the World Track and Field Championships in Budapest had many surprise wins. Sha’Carri Richardson’s 100-meter gold medal was all the more fantastic because the ...

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Lessons on Co-Existence from the Philadelphia Zoo

I just got back from presenting at two in-person BusinessObjects User Group Meetings in Trenton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA. The Philadelphia meeting was held at the Philadelphia Zoo and included a free pass to the Zoo afterwards. I really enjoyed this Zoo because they really have gone all out to ...

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Are You a Master of Your Universe or a Slave to it?

Moving from the old Universe Design Tool (UDT) to the new Information Design Tool (IDT) is a bit like upgrading your washing machine. The new washing machines have lots of additional features and can be set to do dozens of different cycles, washes, rinses, spins – you can even change ...

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Training is Key to Smooth BI 4.3 Transition

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Recently I was asked to coach a team of 9 year-old boys in a recreational soccer league. I had retired from soccer coaching several years ago after my youngest daughter went to college, but the league said they would have to cancel this age group if they could not find ...

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