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If 4.2 Is The Meaning of Life, Then 4.3 Must Be Nirvana
Business Intelligence

If 4.2 Is The Meaning of Life, Then 4.3 Must Be Nirvana

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

A Fight to the Death* Between Tableau, Power BI and SAP Analytics Cloud
Analytics

A Fight to the Death* Between Tableau, Power BI and SAP Analytics Cloud

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

What's Wrong with Pie Charts and 15 Top Visualisation Tips
Visualisation

What's Wrong with Pie Charts and 15 Top Visualisation Tips

The push for visualisations in modern BI products means that more and more products are available to make our data look pretty and engaging. However one analyst’s taste for bright colours and crowded dashboards might not suit the engineer’s taste for simple outlines and clear labelling, while the marketeer’s taste for neutral tones and bold graphics would be fulfilled by neither. Continue reading What's Wrong with Pie Charts and 15 Top Visualisation Tips