Learn 2 Quick Best Practices for Crystal Reports:
Get a pair of user-based recommendations about working with Crystal Reports.
May 21, 2013
Don’t Forget about Two Items Neglected by Most Backup Plans:
Get an overview of how to back up lifecycle management repositories and server settings in BusinessObjects systems.
March 15, 2013
Find Out How Intuit Uses its BI Center of Expertise:
Learn what makes up a BI Center of Expertise from a BI manager involved with such a set-up at his company.
March 11, 2013
Considerations to Make When Creating Dashboards for an iPad:
Gain tips on how to design a dashboard for an iPad environment, including which options to choose.
February 28, 2013
A Quick Rundown of Exploration Views:
Find out about visualization options with Exploration Views, a new feature now available in BusinessObjects 4.0.
November 16, 2012
When to Use Crystal 2011 Versus Crystal Enterprise:
Find out some of the distinctions between two versions of Crystal Reports.
November 02, 2012
Translate BusinessObjects Jargon Into Plain English:
Read some easy-to-understand explanations behind common jargon in BusinessObjects -- including for the terms ad-hoc query, pixel-perfect, and universe.
October 12, 2012
Sell WebI 4.0’s ‘Killer Features’ to Your Users:
Find out what new functionality in Web Intelligence 4.0 got the attention of users at one company.
September 25, 2012
Get a Quick Look Behind the Scene of Universes:
This video clip gives you a tour of universes and how to alter them.
July 31, 2012
Learn How to Display a Checkbox in Crystal Reports:
Displaying a checkbox in a report can be a useful feature -- here's how to do it.
May 24, 2012
Easy Solutions to Overcome Image Limitations in Web Intelligence:
Quickly learn best practices to better use images within Web Intelligence reports.
April 23, 2012
Learn What a Tree Map Shows in Dashboards:
Discover the basics behind a tree map chart in BusinessObjects Dashboards.
March 12, 2012
E-tip: Protect Your Dashboard and its Data Through These Simple Security Tests:
Learn basic validations to ensure that your dashboard and data security are working properly before deploying them to users.
January 05, 2012
E-tip: 5 Tips to Speed User Adoption of Mobile Dashboards:
Increase user adoption of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius) using these five tips.
December 06, 2011
E-tip: How to Avoid Two Causes of Dashboard Performance Problems:
Learn how Excel functions and dashboard objects affect performance and how to prevent related problems.
November 30, 2011
E-tip: Use the T-Shirt Sizing Model to Calculate Your Xcelsius Dashboard Hardware Requirements:
Learn a simple model for the memory and through-put requirements of BusinessObjects Dashboards, depending on the number of users.
November 21, 2011
Quick video clip showcases complex query filters in Web Intelligence:
See how use complex query filters in a Web Intelligence report.
November 04, 2011
Three Main Goals to Aim for with All Dashboards:
This trio of aspirations can strengthen any dashboard effort, as explained by consultant Mico Yuk.
October 28, 2011
Ease User Efforts by Tracking Changes in Web Intelligence Reports:
Like with any document, tracked changes are helpful in Web Intelligence reports.
October 05, 2011
New to SDK? A Quick Intro to Its Cool Potential:
Take a brief look at how Xcelsius’ Software Development Toolkit can beef up data analysis.
August 30, 2011
Don’t Cast Aside XI 3.1 for BusinessObjects 4.0 Yet, Consultant Says:
A wait-and-see approach might benefit companies wanting to upgrade to BusinessObjects 4.0.
August 15, 2011
Expect Tabs and Pins To Appeal to Many in New BusinessObjects Release:
Creating and pinning tabs is a prominent feature in the new BusinessObjects 4.0 release.
August 12, 2011
Using BusinessObjects Explorer with Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets:
Find out how to configure BusinessObjects Explorer so that it can use a spreadsheet as a data source.
July 08, 2011
Create Universes from Multiple Sources in BI 4.0:
Video demo showing how to create BI 4.0 universes using multiple database sources.
June 15, 2011
A Great, Basic Xcelsius Tutorial:
No BusinessObjects background? Try this Xcelsius demo.
June 10, 2011
Create Your First Crystal Reports 2008 Report Using Report Wizard:
This video takes you step-by-step through the use of Report Wizard.
June 08, 2011
Create an Excel Pivot Table from a Crystal Report:
Use a piece of third-party software to convert Crystal Reports into highly featured Excel Pivot Tables.
June 06, 2011
Create a Simple Report Using Web Intelligence:
See a video clip that explains how to create a Web Intelligence report.
June 03, 2011
Check Out a BusinessObjects Mobility Installation Guide:
An online configuration and installation guide is available for BusinessObjects Mobile.
May 06, 2011
Use Layouts Effectively for Dashboards:
An expert shares his suggestions about improving the layout of your dashboards.
May 03, 2011
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