I’ve been replicating a customer’s environment to performance test running the SAC to BOBJ connection components on the BOBJ server and encountered a couple of problems with less than obvious resolutions. Continue reading Two Obscure Solutions to Connecting SAP Analytics Cloud to SAP
SAP has two world class approaches to analytics available at the same time – the classic SAP BusinessObjects on-premise suite of tools and the new SAP Analytics Cloud environment. Continue reading SAP BusinessObjects v SAP Analytics Cloud
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If you are considering upgrading your SAP BusinessObjects or Crystal Server on-premise environment to the latest version - SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 SP7 or SAP Crystal Server 2016 SP7 – then DSCallards has the experience to help you through the process. Continue reading Upgrading to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2 Service Pack 7? DSCallards can help.
The push for visualisations in modern BI products means that more and more products are available to make our data look pretty and engaging. However one analyst’s taste for bright colours and crowded dashboards might not suit the engineer’s taste for simple outlines and clear labelling, while the marketeer’s taste for neutral tones and bold graphics would be fulfilled by neither. Continue reading What's Wrong with Pie Charts and 15 Top Visualisation Tips