SAP have announced they are committed to continued investment in the on-premise BusinessObjects suite of tools, and will be releasing SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.3 at the end of 2019 for early access – general availability will follow in mid 2020. Following a presentation from Gregory Botticchio (BI Product Manager at SAP) we have a great insight into what BI 4.3 will look like and what new features it will have. Continue reading If 4.2 Is The Meaning of Life, Then 4.3 Must Be Nirvana
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.
I’ve only very recently picked up Tableau as a dashboarding tool and thought I would learn more about it by trying to create the same dashboard in three of the main visualisation apps available today. I used Tableau Public, the free download of Power BI desktop (with my Office 365 account it is free at least) and our SAP Analytics Cloud environment. Continue reading A Fight to the Death* Between Tableau, Power BI and SAP Analytics Cloud
Want to trigger reports to run when the data warehouse load completes? Here's how. Continue reading Daisy Chaining SDS Jobs and Report Services
Best known for being very easy to get started, you might expect it to be skin deep. Not so; not only is graphical modelling environment very powerful, its DAX (data analysis expressions) formula language has a rich set of powerful functions. Continue reading Cool Things About Power BI