Author Archives: Ron Keler

CONNECTED SAP Dashboard as HTML5 – Step-By-Step Info

As promised on the last post, you can find below a detailed account of how to get your connected HTML5 harvested SAP Dashboards (Xcelsius) files to work outside the SAP BI App. I tried to strike a fine balance between … Continue reading

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How to publish CONNECTED SAP Dashboard (Xcelsius) as HTML5 OUTSIDE the mobile app!

This is a fully functioning connected HTML5 version of an SAP dashboard that connects to the eFashion universe on State change and refreshes the data. Yes. You are not reading this wrong. No plugins used, no third party tools or … Continue reading

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Crystal Reports on SAP Mobile BI

It seems like every month SAP is unleashing new functionality for its Mobile BI app. Explorer, Web Intelligence and recently Dashboards have all made their way into the BI app and seem to work better, look nicer and perform faster … Continue reading

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BI Happiness with html5 charts animation

The other day, my colleague Rob Blackburn wrote a really cool and elegant function to animate html5 charts for our dashboards. It was so cool, that it even made my scatter charts smile…

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How I loaded my blog into HANA (and what I learned about it once it was there…)

Unstructured data analysis is one of the most interesting aspects of “big data”. It’s certainly impressive to be able to process massive amounts of structured data in no time, but analyzing unstructured data opens completely new possibilities, that can lead … Continue reading

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Use SAP BI Publications to solve complex content delivery processes

One of the most important, and less understood or used, featured of the SAP BI platform (BusinessObjects) is the Publication feature. Publications are essentially a “mass mailing” tool, that allows BI content developers to develop highly sophisticated, personalized and robust … Continue reading

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Infographic style crystal report

In a continued effort to demonstrate the capabilities of the various BusinessObjects reporting tools as adequate in the user interface area, i created this info graphic style crystal report. This report is modeled after my colleague’s Josh Tapley original InfoGraphic … Continue reading

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H + The Digital Series – animated interactive timeline chart

A colleague at work recently told me about the web series H +. It sounded interesting, so i went to check it out, and was instantly hooked! For me, this was a brand new genre, and one that fits the … Continue reading

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Recalls dashboard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (http://www.cpsc.gov/) collects and publishes information about product recalls. The department made its database of recalls information available to the public as a web service, which means we can have fun with this data… Leveraging our … Continue reading

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Play the pie chart Dreidel

This Saturday is the first night of Chanukah, the Jewish “festival of lights” holiday. One of the games kids play during this holiday is called Dreidel. The Dreidel is essentially a top that has four Hebrew letters marked on four … Continue reading

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