InfoView

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 to be the …

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Simon Boxall – Celebration of Life

It is with a really heavy heart that I write this blog post.   Our dear friend and colleague Simon Boxall passed away this week.  We extend our condolences to his family and those he touched. Simon had been an InfoSolight for almost 11 years and within our small sphere we …

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End of Life for InfoBurst 2.6

Background InfoBurst 2.6 has been servicing our customers’ report scheduling and bursting needs for 10 years. While it has served that purpose well, it was designed to service what are now legacy reporting environments like BusinessObjects XIR2. Current reporting platforms like SAP Business Intelligence 4.1 are not supported. It also …

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Passing Flash Variables

Question: What is a Flash Variable connection and what is it used for?     Answer: Flash Variable connection is used to pass a variable from one dashboard or interface to the second dashboard.     Let us consider two dashboards here: a) Parent dashboard  – from which you will be passing a variable to the Child …

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InfoView – Adding a Data Warning Message

Question: Our data is very sensitive and we’ve been asked to provide a warning to users accessing InfoView. Can I do this without using the SDK? Answer: Yes. This requires a modification of the InfoView configuration file for your web application server. For Tomcat, this configuration file is in: <BusinessObjectsInstallation>\Tomcat\webapps\businessobjects\enterprise115\ …

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