Monthly Archives: July 2011

Integrate Linkedin search in webi reports

In an older post i wrote about integrating linkedin searches with Xcelsius dashboards. The example i created used an EIC (external interface connection) to pass a value to a search section at the bottom of an html page, whereas the … Continue reading

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BIHAPPY Blog moved

After almost three days of down time from my prior service provider,, i moved my blog to godaddy hosting service. I don’t expect to have this kind of down time ever again.

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If you build it – people will come?

In the 1989 phenomenal hit Field Of Dreams, Kevin Costner’s character, Ray Kinsella, hears a voice instructing him to build a baseball field. Later on in the movie, James Earl Jones, who plays Terence Mann, tells Ray Kinsella “If you … Continue reading

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Tough choices for BusinessObjects XIR2 clients

With SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 going GA, SAP will now have two full version number to support 3.x and 4. This spells the end of any support options for those who are still running BusinessObjects XI R2. XI R2 has been … Continue reading

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Google swiffy can’t save Xcelsius… Yet

Last week Google introduced a new inovation from its labs factory called swiffy. Swiffy is a web based utility that can convert some flash .swf files into html5. Marcel Gordon, swiffy product manager, says about swiffy in this blog post “Swiffy … Continue reading

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