Utility

Sample Size Calculator – Continuous Data

In this Post, Greg Wayne, showcases one of his utilities built using Xcelsius 4.5. This is a basic utility to estimate sample size for continuous data, e.g., cycle time, pressures, weights, and their continuous measures. Enter in your population size and estimated standard deviation and press calculate. Click on the image for the Interactive SWF [...]

Generating web services for Xcelsius using Flynet Web Service Generator

In this post David Lai, a BI Consultant and the author of davidlai101.com 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 [...]

Historical stock quote Price using Web Query and MS Excel 2003

“Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful”. That’s how the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett makes money. In the midst of economic crisis, most of you who maintain a portfolio or want to take advantage of the drop in points by buying stocks, there might be a question at [...]

Credit Card Payoff Calculator using Crystal Xcelsius

If you don’t pay off your credit card balance every month, the interest assessed on your account means you may be paying more for the items you purchase than you expect. And if you spend beyond your means and add up considerable credit card debt, the extra money you pay in interest can be alarming! [...]