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As a learning organisation, element61 stimulates its consultants to further build on their already vast experiences through investments in a personal development plan and a company-wide content development initiative. Through formal training, presence at industry events, networking, recommended reading and internet based information exchange, our consultants further dive into specialized topics of their own interest.
 
These result in what we call "Insights", own produced research content, often complemented by personal experiences and opinions. Below you can find our currently published list of Insights.
This article combines several tips & tricks that will help you creating SAP BPC implementations.
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Dirk Francis
Testing ETL projects - used for Extracting data, Transforming it according to reporting requirements and Loading it into the data warehouse - is very complex because of many reasons. Typically huge amounts of data are handled and data comes often...
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Davy Knuysen
This article will focus on the differentiators and similarities of BPC and BFC so that the reader gains a better insight into SAP’s EPM offer.
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Jeff Persico
Introduction Go to Google and type in the words "Why do BI projects fail ?". You can select any of the sites listed in your result set, and every single one will mention data quality issues as one of the top reasons. In many of the Business...
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Kristof Gobbens
Introduction Creating insight in your company data is becoming crucial for all companies. Data is seen as an asset and can be used as a strategic advantage towards competitors. Knowledge is power, but how can this knowledge be organized in a company...
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Jorn Van den Driessche
Starting with the release of IBM Cognos 10.2 Business Intelligence a completely new cubing technology was introduced. Dynamic Cubes are an in-memory cube technology that will build multidimensional OLAP structures on a star schema or snowflake in...
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Tom Graft
Recently IBM Cognos BI Server 10.2.1 was released. A few months later Fixpack 1 was added. Both add a lot of new features to the Cognos products. The changes in IBM Cognos BI Server are focused around three areas: performance, interactive...
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Tom Graft
Over the past decade, the world has seen some significant changes impacting our everyday lives. Two innovations can be considered the main drivers behind this: the internet and the mobile phone. As a result our lives have become increasingly more...
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Kristof Gobbens
In October 2008, we published the Insight "Best Practices in Modelling IBM Cognos 8 Semantic Layers" on our website.
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Tom Graft
Introduction "You can’t always get what you want. But if you try some time, you just might find, you get what you need” is the major punch line to take away from the song "You can't always get what you want” by the Rolling Stones...
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Werner Engelen

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