Business Intelligence Data Warehousing

The Challenge of Dashboard BI Projects

If the goal of your business intelligence project is to deliver a dashboard, you should have warning bells going off in your head. What is a Dashboard An easy to read graphical presentation of the current status and historical trends of an organization’s key performance indicators (KPIs) to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be …

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Business Objects

Business Objects Universe Row Level Security

If you are a business objects universe designer that needs to implement row level security in your universe, here is a simple method. The following are the steps necessary when using the business objects information design tool. Similar steps can be done in the legacy universe designer tool. Create security table The first step is …

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Intelligence Project Will Fail

Like any other IT project, business intelligence projects have a high risk of failure. Here are 5 reasons why your BI project will fail. Absent or Weak Business Sponsor A strong business sponsor is the most important ingredient for a successful business intelligence sponsor. This person needs to be well-respected within your organization and be …

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