Using Xcelsius 2008 to communicate with Web Intelligence and Crystal Reports

“Jim is Back”. In this post – Jim Brogden, a BI Consultant from Daugherty Business Solutions gives Step-by-Step Instructions on “How to use Xcelsius 2008 to communicate with Web Intelligence and Crystal Reports.” Utilize the new Interportlet Communication (IPC) feature in Dashboard Builder 3.1 (and within BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1) to pass data between Xcelsius […]

Generating web services for Xcelsius using Flynet Web Service Generator

In this post David Lai, a BI Consultant and the author of explains how to generate Web Services using Flynet Web Service Generator and use the Web Services to build live Xcelsius Dashboards. For those who are using Xcelsius but without Business Objects Enterprise, you will either have to grab data from the database […]

Webinar Archives: Adding Value to Xcelsius Applications in Xcelsius 2008

In this Webinar Katryn Cheng, a Sales Consultant from Business Objects, an SAP company describes and demonstrates how Xcelsius 2008 can be used to add value to the existing business applications. She also explains how You can add more value to your applications by adding interaction between your dashboards and your application by using Xcelsius […]


Here is a latest Whitepaper on the “REFRESH ON LOAD OPTION” in Xcelsius 2008. This Whitepaper is from Business Objects and provides information on the functionality of REFRESH ON LOAD OPTION in Xcelsius 2008. Following is the Abstract: Refresh On Load is presented as an option in certain Data Connections, as well as the Connection Refresh […]

Whats’ new in Xcelsius 2008 SP1?

I’m sure by now everyone is aware of the differences between Xcelsius 4.5 and Xcelsius 2008. Business objects recently released a Service Pack for Xcelsius 2008 (Xcelsius 2008 SP1), many of the users downloaded the SP1 and installed it but were not sure what did it change in terms of functionality of the application. The […]