Linked Universe
Analytics

Linked Universe

Many SAP BusinessObjects users work with universes that are supplied by 3rd-party companies, and I have come across this most often with councils and social care teams. Companies and systems like LiquidLogic, CoreLogic/Servelec/Mosaic, SWIFT, Frameworki and Northgate provide end-users with SAP BusinessObjects universes that allow reports to be created from their databases. Continue reading Linked Universe

What is a Data Warehouse?
Data Warehouse

What is a Data Warehouse?

A data warehouse is a central repository of information that allows analytics systems to more easily draw on relevant information. It pulls in data from a variety of sources such as transactional systems and relational databases and usually does this on a regular basis. A data warehouse is an essential part of a Business Intelligence (BI) system, and contrary to common misconceptions, isn’t just another name for a database. Continue reading What is a Data Warehouse?