Business Objects Dashboard: Unleash The Potential of Business Units


Have you ever heard complaints from business departments about unclear indicators? Use business objects dashboard, and then these problems won’t surround you anymore. What is business objects dashboard? Are you confused in the messy report numbers?

BusinessObjects Web Intelligence vs. PowerBI – The Truth from the Trenches Part 3


PowerBI doesn’t have the equivalent of a business layer that can organize objects in folders. In a BusinessObjects universe you can use a table browser to select tables and choose specific columns within that table to have objects created from.”.


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BusinessObjects Web Intelligence vs. PowerBI – The Truth from the Trenches Part 2


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Is InfoBurst Squirrel the Best Thing since Sliced Bread?


While on a recent trip to Egypt, I noticed some wall paintings in several of the tombs I visited showing a person sitting in front of an offering table with what looked like a bunch of thin, vertical oblong objects, tapered at the top, and tightly packed together.

Democratizing AI for All: Transforming Your Operating Model to Support AI Adoption

Democratization puts AI into the hands of non-data scientists and makes artificial intelligence accessible to every area of an organization. With the emergence of enterprise AI platforms that automate and accelerate the lifecycle of an AI project, businesses can build, deploy, and manage AI applications to transform their products, services, and operations. But in order to reap the rewards that AI offers, it is essential that businesses first address how their organizations are set up, from their people to their processes. Democratizing AI through your organization requires more than just software. It may require changing your operation models and finding the right guidance to realize the full breadth of capabilities.

What is Predictive Analytics and Can it Help You Achieve Business Objectives?


Today’s self-serve predictive analytics and forecasting tools are designed to support business users and data analysts alike. Predictive analytics is the process of forecasting or predicting business results for planning purposes. Can Predictive Analytics Help You Achieve Business Objectives? Predictive analytics can help the organization to develop promotions, expand marketing channels, and identify high-performance, high-value targets for the business.

When Your Dashboard Goes Blank – Who do you call?

Paul Blogs on BI

When I asked if they were not concerned about losing business and potentially tarnishing their brand, they said they would call the dealership. I currently drive an Alfa Romeo Stelvio and, like most vehicles today, it notifies me on the dashboard when it is due for a service.

SpeakBO Experience Launches BO into a New Decade in a Whole New Way

Paul Blogs on BI

These are unprecedented times and we have never been more unsure about the future which is why Business Intelligence is more important than ever. Well the 2020 decade has certainly got off to an unexpected and challenging start.

Celebrating BusinessObjects for the Next Decade

Paul Blogs on BI

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BusinessObjects and PowerBI May Lead to Hair Loss

Paul Blogs on BI

Whereas Tableau is a true Business Intelligence tool built for business users, PowerBI is more of a tool built for IT programmers that can be used by business users. In fact, I have noticed that when making a decision between Tableau and PowerBI, if the initiative is driven by the business they almost always pick Tableau but if the initiative is driven by IT, they tend to favor PowerBI. There has been a lot of talk and hype about PowerBI in the last couple of years.

Farewell to Two BusinessObjects Heroes

Paul Blogs on BI

Thanks to these heroes it has thrived over the last 10 years and BusinessObjects remains the most widely used Business Intelligence suite in the world today. Blog Featured Business Intelligence InfoSol Paul Blogs on BI SAP Business Objects Business Objects Business Objects Community BusinessObjects BusinessObjects Community Inspired BI Inspired Business Intelligence SAP BusinessObjects Sapphire

How BusinessObjects Can Re-ignite SAP’s BI Strategy Again


It’s been over 13 years since SAP acquired BusinessObjects and really stepped into the world of Business Intelligence. The irony in all of this is that SAP BusinessObjects remains the most popular used Business intelligence suite worldwide.

BusinessObjects Users Advancing Toward What Will Be

Paul Blogs on BI

The content and tone of the conference clearly showed that it is by advancing toward new Business Intelligence technologies and methodologies while leveraging and integrating what we have that we can make progress and fly. brings its powerful semantic layer to the Webi document so you can create a new data model based on existing objects (dimensions, measures, variables) from an existing Webi document to use as a source for other Webi documents.

What Does Flying Look Like?

Paul Blogs on BI

Being someone who is passionate about Business Intelligence, I realized that passion is driven by inspiring, learning about and sharing Business Intelligence solutions that make a positive difference in people’s lives. At this year’s IBIS event there will be a boat load of amazing Business Intelligence solutions being shared and I will be in my element attending as many of the sessions as possible. I have always been fascinated by butterflies.

Dashboards Everywhere and Along Comes Squirrel

Paul Blogs on BI

The fact is that dashboards dominate as the primary user interface for both Business Intelligence and operational solutions. Xcelsius is also used by many small to medium sized companies as well as solopreneurs and some run their entire business around it.

The Dashboard Salsa Dance

Paul Blogs on BI

The same can be said when creating Business Intelligence dashboards. Blog Featured Business Intelligence BusinessObjects InfoBurst Dash InfoSol Paul Blogs on BI Products SAP Business Objects Tableau Web Intelligence Webi Xcelsius BI Dashboards Business Objects Business Objects Community BusinessObjects Community dashboard Dashboard design Dashboards Inspired Business Intelligence

InfoSol Dashboard Awards that Inspire at IBIS 2018

Paul Blogs on BI

The love for BusinessObjects was in the air at this year’s InfoSol Business Intelligence Seminar (IBIS). Dashboards continue to be the primary interface of most business intelligence solutions. Best Business Dashboard Award. The InfoSol 2018 Best Business Dashboard Award went to The Waldinger Corporation for their Technician Dashboard. Limitless Business Intelligence Dashboard Award.

The BusinessObjects Upgrade Dilemma

Paul Blogs on BI

Blog Featured Business Intelligence InfoSol Paul Blogs on BI Business Objects Business Objects Community BusinessObjects BusinessObjects Community Inspired Business Intelligence SAP Business ObjectsBuying a car has always been a challenging experience for me. I never know what to buy, when to buy, what features to include, and I definitely don’t enjoy the inevitable frustrating bartering with the sales and finance people.

What’s New In SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.3


Business Intelligence Paul Blogs on BI SAP Business Objects SAP BusinessObjectsThe vast majority of BusinessObjects customers today are happily running some version of BI 4.2

BusinessObjects in the Cloud – No Big Rush and No Big Deal


While we have definitely seen an acceleration in organizations using or moving operational applications to the cloud, Business Intelligence has lagged behind.

BusinessObjects Certification Could be the Perfect Fit

Paul Blogs on BI

I have also noticed more and more people adding IBIS attendance to their resumes so this year’s IBIS will also introduce a unique IBIS Business Intelligence certification which you can receive for attending 15 hours or more of IBIS sessions. BusinessObjects Highlights Let's Speak BO News Paul Blogs on BI Products SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence Webi Xcelsius Business Objects Community BusinessObjects Community IBIS IBIS 2018

SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.3 Course and Training


Business Intelligence Paul Blogs on BI SAP Business Objects BO training BusinessObjects Training SAP BusinessObjectsInfosol has developed new Web Intelligence BI 4.3 hands-on courses that will be launched and offered at IBIS 2021 in June. This includes a 1-day WEBI 4.2 TO WEBI 4.3

Upgrading to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.3


Business Intelligence BusinessObjects Paul Blogs on BI SAP Business Objects BO Upgrades SAP BusinessObjectsThe new and current SAP BusinessObjects release, BI 4.3, seems to come up in almost every conversation I have with customers these days so I thought I should blog about it.

BusinessObjects Coexistence – The Way to Build a World Cup Dream Team

Paul Blogs on BI

In the world of Business Intelligence there are many good players out there too and historically they have just played on one team. But Business Intelligence is more than just self-service data discovery and visualizations and the BI legacy companies remain dominant in other areas of BI like BI reporting, ad-hoc query and analysis, BI applications and data preparation.

Will 2018 See More BusinessObjects in the Cloud?

Paul Blogs on BI

In the world of Business Intelligence, predictions by leading experts and vendors have also not always been stellar. Highlights Let's Speak BO News Paul Blogs on BI SAP Business Objects Business Objects Community BusinessObjects BusinessObjects CommunityWhile it’s fun to make predictions at the beginning of a new year, I must admit that my track record on getting them right has not always been perfect.

The Future of BusinessObjects Dashboards – Lessons from Egypt

Paul Blogs on BI

Blog Featured Business Intelligence BusinessObjects InfoSol Let's Speak BO News Paul Blogs on BI Products Xcelsius Business Objects Community BusinessObjects Community dashboard SAP Business ObjectsOn a recent trip to Egypt, I was amazed at the number of older vehicles I saw on the road dating back to the 1960’s and even older.

Business Intelligence and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Paul Blogs on BI

At the same time because I am so passionate about Business Intelligence and can see how it is being both used and abused in this situation, I felt compelled to share my viewpoint. I have always believed that Business Intelligence is only 50% about analyzing the data and that the other 50% is the human action taken as a result of that analysis. With news, social media and conversation completely dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, I was hesitant to write a blog that even mentions it.

Why Replacing BusinessObjects is Bad for Business

Paul Blogs on BI

The key to BusinessObjects huge global success over the last 25 years is the semantic layer with its unique ability to present simple business terms to users that they can drag and drop and apply conditions and formulas to without writing any SQL or needing to know the underlying data. Business Intelligence BusinessObjects Highlights InfoBurst Tab InfoSol Paul Blogs on BI SAP Business Objects TableauI have learned many valuable life lessons coaching kids’ soccer.

Four critical data management attributes for AI and digital transformation

IBM Big Data Hub

The labyrinth of convoluted data management systems often evolves as a natural response to data growth, diversity of data types, and varying needs based on business objectives

Do you have the right talent to put AI to work?

IBM Big Data Hub

Business-as-usual means something far different today than it did just a few months ago. For most enterprises, digital transformation isn’t just a distant business objective—now it’s an imperative to find new ways of doing business

Transforming Big Data to Competitive Intelligence for Achieving Competitive Advantage


They dig-in to their business orientations, product and service positionings, sales triggers, battle cards, marketing strategies, and stay up-to-date with the important happenings around their industry.

IBM Cloud Pak for Data enhances DataOps services to deliver business agility with cost savings and risk reduction

IBM Big Data Hub

With business continuity top of mind, leaders are turning to DataOps programs to deliver trusted data quickly by creating trusted data pipelines between data sources and data users mapped to their critical business objectives

NaaS and the “Experience Economy”


They require simple platforms that enable rapid access to new technology to ensure the network meets the needs of their business. . Transitioning to Business Value . By: Amrita Shergill, Account Manager, NaaS and Ecosystem Sales at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company.

Kyndryl Cloud Services Pave the Way for Modernization


Enterprises have dramatically increased their use of cloud in the last two years – and cloud has emerged as a positive force for change. But there are still barriers to adoption.

Driving Improved Decisions with Data Analytics


Data is an invaluable resource for companies to streamline their strategic priorities and achieve business objectives. Today, companies focus on making their business processes more efficient with the help of data and information. Data can help in improving business efficiency, maximizing customer satisfaction, and multiplying the revenue.But is accumulating data enough for business success?Data

4 steps for proving IT’s value to the business


David Vidoni wants to be sure that workers throughout his company know “how IT can transform the business.”. We want this newsletter to bring more visibility to what we’re doing, how IT helps the business and how IT aligns to our [corporate] strategy.

What is a Data Catalog? Value, Benefits and Features

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This kind of system of organization paves the way for data teams to respond to your business objectives with accuracy and speed – without it, your analysis will always […].

Power Pictures Improve Effectiveness of Dashboards

Paul Blogs on BI

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Cenlar CIO fuses teams for better business-IT alignment


The greatest challenge for any CIO, undoubtedly, is aligning technology with an organization’s business goals. 1 objective and far easier said than done. But getting results requires more than just sophisticated tech know-how and business acumen. Business IT Alignment

Customer-centric CIOs move beyond the SLA


But the XLA approach can be valuable for CIOs eager to communicate the business value of what IT contributes to the organization. . “IT We find it better to position IT as solutions that enable the business to operate and support the goals of the firm,” Mahna says.

The Building Blocks of Cloud Strategy


Also, they may not achieve business objectives for increased or sustainable revenues if IT cannot keep up. It’s important to map your cloud strategy to attain business value. They couldn’t afford much, if any, business disruption.

Which Workloads Belong On-Premises as Part of Hybrid IT


Here, there is a synergistic need between what is happening at the edge and the processing power required in real time to facilitate your business objectives.”.

Pitching a DataOps Project That Matters


Your data consumers are focused on business objectives. They need to grow sales, pursue new business opportunities, or reduce costs. Data is the modern business decision apparatus (just ask Google, Target, Amazon, or Facebook).