Tech Tip

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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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Tech Tip: How to Use Chart Ranking with Dynamic Visualization in Xcelsius (SAP Dashboards)

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Tip: How to use Chart Ranking with Dynamic Visualization in Xcelsius (SAP Dashboards) Trick: Creating Dynamic Visualization that works with Chart Ranking Are you wanting the dynamic visibility to work with the values corresponding rank on a chart? This can actually be achieved in a couple simple steps and excel formulas. When …

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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 to be the …

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Five Cool Techniques to Keep up Your Sleeve to Design Visually Appealing and Dynamic Webi Reports

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First: To capture the value selected in Input Control/ Element Link in a cell Goal: Input Control and Element Linking are very frequently used WebI features to create highly interactive WebI reports or dashboards. The goal is to display the user selected option from the radio button/drop down/list box or …

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Tech Tip: Content Validation for Reports Scheduled via Email

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Business(s) and their units send hundreds to thousands of emails out via report scheduling. Delivering the correct reports to the right person is mission critical for efficient business process. Currently, a recall email feature exists for incorrect emails sent within network, but the recipients are notified of the email recall. Verifying the report and …

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DATETIME field format – Dealing with Milliseconds

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Tip: Error found at 00 Trick: Truncating datetime to seconds We recently worked with a customer to provide a solution to a datetime field in their PI SQL database (OSI) that was returning a SQL parsing error when using it in a query filter.  Specifically, the error stated “Error found at 00”. …

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Xcelerate Your Xcelsius Xcellence with Dynamic Dashboard Development Services from InfoSol

With more than a dozen Xcelsius Black Belt specialists on staff, InfoSol provides a complete range of Dashboard development, deployment and support services including: Proof-of-Concept Services Building and delivering Xcelsius dashboard solutions in your environment to demonstrate the value prior to a full deployment Dashboard Design and Planning Services Assistance in …

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