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Webinar Recording: Simplifying Visual Analytics, BI Self-Service, and Reporting

Please contact us for more information about how we can help with Data Warehouse Design/Development, Business Intelligence and Analytics related services: 614-505-0770 or email us at sales@resultdata.com. About the Webinar: A one-hour Webinar that was presented on April 25th, 2017 about the challenges and options associated with implementing a unified data analytics and reporting platform. This […]

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QlikView Document Version Control

Version control is an important element of any software development project. Through different version control systems, you can have a log of all changes made during the lifecycle of a project. Developers and designers can push their changes into the master project and pull down any changes others have made. This makes passing around different […]

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Defining the BI Center of Excellence. Do I need one?

This begins a series of articles on the subject of building a Business Intelligence Center of Excellence (BI CoE). Over the next several months we will look at: Defining a Center of Excellence. Do I need one? The organizational and logical structure of a BI CoE. The Information Intelligence Lifecycle (how data moves through your […]

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Creating a Culture of Good BI

The definition of good BI has never really been in question. “Right-time delivery of accurate and complete data to make informed business decisions” pretty well sums it up. While others might extend this definition with more granular descriptions of accurate or complete or right-time, the basics remain the same. On the other hand, how to […]

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Understanding the value of a BI Center of Excellence

A Business Intelligence Center of Excellence (BI CoE) concept was developed to provide governance, development and application of standards and best practices, training and education, centralized vendor relationships and cross-departmental organization related to the deployment and existence of Business Intelligence solutions across the enterprise. When most organizations begin to conceptualize a Business Intelligence Center of […]

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Business Intelligence Implementation Planning – Starting from Scratch

At the expense of losing the interest of my potential audience, I used the phrase, “Starting from Scratch” deliberately in the title of this article. Later in this article I’ll define what I mean by starting from scratch, but suffice it to say that anyone who is responsible for an existing business intelligence platform, unhappy […]

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SAP BusinessObjects SDK Best Practices

As I’ve watched the BusinessObjects Enterprise platform mature over the years and seen the concept of Enterprise Business Intelligence embraced by more and more companies, I’ve witnessed an interesting thing unfold. The use of the BusinessObjects SDK in custom applications is becoming very mainstream. Having worked extensively with the SDK since 2000 I find that […]

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