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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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