Monthly Archives: October 2011

Making sense of Crystal Reports SDK and APIs

If you are looking to integrate Crystal Reports into your application, you have many ways to go about it. You can find oodles of information about the different options, pros, cons, differences and user guides, tips and tricks galore in … Continue reading

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An Elegant Solution to a BI Problem

My wife thought it was strange that I got excited when I looked at the cash register receipt as we left the shoe store. Usually a receipt is the beginning of a discussion about why we spent more than we … Continue reading

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Extend SAP Dashboard visualizations and capabilities with google charts integration

Back in January, i wrote about Google Charts, and how they stand to shake the BI and data visualization world. Well, over the past months, not only the charts collection has grown substantially and now includes many nontraditional charting options, … Continue reading

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Would you pick strong planning or strong execution for your BI project?

If you had to choose, would you pick strong planning or strong execution for your BI project? Any project can be thought of along the lines of planning and execution. BI projects are of course no exception. Some projects emphasize … Continue reading

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Centigon GMaps Plugin example – MA counties, towns and traffic stats

Maps are a very powerful way to visualize data and bring information to users in an attractive and usable manner. Maps help make data intuitive and fun and encourage usage of information. Xcelsius comes equipped with a variety of out-of-the-box … Continue reading

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