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
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?
Prepared by DSCallards BI Practice Manager, this blog provides an explanation of a sample of MS Power BI visualisations. Continue reading BI Comparison - MS Power BI Visualisations
As SAP and Microsoft analytics experts we are often asked to support customers transitioning from their existing analytics tools to a new reporting tool, this can happen when a new requirement exceeds the existing tools capabilities or a new parent company introduced to the business has a pre-determined analytics strategy with another analytics tool. Continue reading Converting WebI to MS PowerBI