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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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Maarten Vanleenhove
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
The newest version of SAP BW, 7.3, comes with a number of new infoproviders and features, seamingly optimized for the SAP HANA database. SAP’s promise is an improvement in performance and scalability, improved integration with SAP BusinessObjects,...
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Wouter Vanhoutte
Ever since Cognos acquired the TM1 technology from Applix in 2007, the IBM Cognos family had 2 solutions for Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting. On the one hand, IBM Cognos Planning, stemming from the acquisition of Adaytum in 2004 by Cognos and...
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Timothy Vermeiren
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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Maarten Vanleenhove
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

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