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In September 2012, IBM released the 10.2 version of the IBM Cognos family. This is the second minor release following the 10.1 launch in November 2010. Between these two releases, the business analytics market has evolved in a rapid pace. Focus has...
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Tom Graft
Warning: Do not try this at the office! A complaint often heard about SAP BW systems is that they are too fast :-). Loading data as well as running reports happens in a blink of an eye leaving SAP BW administrators and report users with almost no...
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Bart Meys
Introduction ABAP… for many developers who put their first steps into SAP’s proprietary programming language it means an adventure of discoveries and refinement that can take a long long time. As it has for me (and still is), over the...
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Koen Vroemans
Introduction With the introduction of SAP BusinessObjects BI 4, a new module has been added to the Business Intelligence product suite: a complete OLAP solution, named "SAP BusinessObjects Analysis for OLAP”. For many veteran BusinessObjects...
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Jorn Van den Driessche
The real challenge of a Datawarehouse project is to get Master Data or so-called categorical-type dimension attributes correct.
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Bruno Ingham
Introduction SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is the popular ETL (Extraction, Transformation & Loading) solution of the Microsoft BI Suite. With the introduction of SQL Server 2005, Microsoft completely reshaped the way data loads could be...
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Tony Robyn
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010 is a versatile product. It enables people to work together in one environment where they can easily store and share information with others and also search for business information - regardless of who created...
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Nico Verbaenen
Introduction When building a data warehouse with SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW), data often needs to be manipulated, transformed or enriched. Sometimes this can be implemented using standard master data lookups or formulas (although this is often...
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Dirk Francis
Mobile BI or having the ability to consume report and BI content on a mobile device is certainly not a new concept. It has been around for over a decade... Companies like Business Objects or Cognos introduced Business Objects Infoview Mobile or...
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Tom Graft
Introduction In newly-released version of SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, a whole new approach to multi-dimensional analysis-like Business Intelligence is introduced. This is just one of the many new features. For a complete overview of new BI related...
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Bruno Ingham

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