One of MyXcelsius’ Own Competes in Reportapalooza!

Check out how 5 of the leading SAP Crystal product specialists measure-up when competing in a design challenge using SAP Crystal Dashboard/Presentation Design (formerly Xcelsius). 5 experts were selected to compete in SAP’s first ever virtual reality show called, “Reportapalooza – a festival of reporting and dashboard challenges“.

Reportapalooza - A Festival of Reporting and Dashboard Challenges

Starting Monday August 6th, you’ll have the opportunity to vote for your favorite custom SAP Crystal Dashboard/Presentation Design.

The five experts competing in Reportapalooza:

  • Jim Brogden – Lead author of SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence, Xcelsius 2010 Winter Olympics winner, long-time BOE Guru, myXcelsius author
  • Mico Yuk – SAP 2010 Mentor, founder of / Xcelsius Gurus Network, Xcelsius fanatic/blogger
  • Jamie Oswald – SAP 2010 mentor, former GBN Ambassador, long-time BOE Specialist
  • David Deitch –   Owner of largest Linkedin Crystal Reports Group, long-time Crystal Reports Guru
  • Brian Durning – ASUG Crystal Reports SIG Chair, long-time Crystal Reports Guru
  • All 5 candidates can be followed on Twitter or connect with them on LinkedIn.

    The first challenge - “Dashboards by Request”, promises to showcase creativity and design skill from the 5 seasoned veterans. We encourage you to view all five entries and vote for your favorite design. Below is the header to the “Musical Instruments Buying Trends” dashboard.

    Ways to Get Involved!!

    • Vote for your favorite dashboard design. (If it’s mine, GREAT!! If not, that’s fine too. Just pick the best).
    • Submit your story in the “Report Hero” challenge asking the community for stories on how a report (or dashboard) made you a hero.
    • Take the SAP Crystal Reports poll to get “Lessons from a Reporting Maestro” on a SAP Crystal Reports topic that has given you difficulties.
    • There is MUCH more to come!! Win prizes, become “posterized”, help select a champion!! —

    Thank you,

    Jim Brogden