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Migrating to 4.2 SP7: Use patch 400 for SAP Dashboards/Xcelsius

SAP Dashboards/Xcelsius has long been favored as a tool that creates interactive applications without the need for coding knowledge.  Although sold under “dashboarding”, its use of Excel as a development mechanism made it an instant hit for non-coders who already knew how to use Excel to manipulate data arrays and ...

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The InfoSol 2019 Business Intelligence Dashboard Awards

One truly inspiring moment of IBIS 2019 was the Annual InfoSol Dashboard Awards. The InfoSol Dashboard Awards is an international competition showcasing dashboard developers and organizations innovation in business intelligence. The categories are as follows: Best Business Dashboard Award Limitless Business Intelligence Dashboard Award Most Valuable Dashboard Award Dashboards continue ...

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BusinessObjects Users Advancing Toward What Will Be

The BusinessObjects community gathering at IBIS 2019 was totally amazing and, once again, walked away with the “Best IBIS Ever” accolade. Over 50 attendees pre-registered for IBIS 2020 during the conference itself! I experienced so many eye-opening presentations, inspiring sessions and great conversations that I was not sure where to ...

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Flash May be Going Away but Xcelsius HTML5 Shines On

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

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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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Yellowfin BI – A Fast Attractive Fish in the Business Intelligence Ocean

The Yellowfin tuna is a very attractive fish with a dark blue body, silver belly and bright yellow fins and tail. Their rear dorsal and anal fins can look like scimitars in mature adults giving them the appearance of a flying crossbow when they jump out of the water. Their ...

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