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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Tips for Transitioning to the New Webi 4.3 – February 15th at 10AM PT/1PM ET

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WebI 4.3 comes with a FIORI-based, modern, and simplified user interface for designing and developing ad-hoc reports, operational reports, highly analytical reports, visually rich dashboards, and more powerful BI content. While this is a great foundational step towards future analytics and end-user experience it is also quite a transition from …

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Tips and Techniques Used to Convert SSRS Report to Web Intelligence on Tuesday, March 1st

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When faced with the challenge of creating a new Web Intelligence report based on an existing SSRS report, there are no magic utilities available but we came up with a method that worked well. This included using the SSRS report query to build new BO universe, using Custom Calculation Contexts …

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Let’s Speak BO Webinar: BusinessObjects as Part of BI Strategy for the Next Decade on Tuesday, March 15th

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As the world continues to navigate a global pandemic that started well over a year ago, the importance and significance of Business Intelligence has never been more critical. Yet, at the same time, most organizations find themselves in a situation where time, resources and budget have never been tighter. As …

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Customizing Report Content Using Input Controls and Conditional Formatting

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Many business users require similar report content with minor formatting differences.  Rather than create individual, customized reports for each business user the report writer can leverage input controls and conditional formatting to put the power of customization back into the hands of the business users. Below is a sample of …

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How McKesson Uses InfoBurst Tab to Automatically Refresh a Tableau Workbook from a Webi Report

What if you took the world’s most used Business Intelligence suite, BusinessObjects, and the world’s leading Business Intelligence self-service data discovery and visualization tool, Tableau, and found a way to bring them together to make the world’s most awesome Business Intelligence offering? You can learn how McKesson did just that, in …

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Farewell to Two BusinessObjects Heroes

This year’s SAP Sapphire conference started somberly with SAP CEO Bill McDermott attempting to paint a rosy picture of the world of SAP. The conference concluded with the high energy and excitement of a fabulous Lady Gaga concert where she confessed that after much research she didn’t have a clue what SAP …

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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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