Tag: Xcelsius 2008

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4 Cookbook Giveaway!

I’m very proud to announce that SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards Cookbook is officially available.  For the past year, Xavier Hacking and I together with Packt Publishing have carefully compiled over 90 recipes on transforming your data into highly effective dashboards. We cover the ins and outs of using the Dashboard Design components, connecting to different data [...]

How to create a drop line chart in Xcelsius

This post demonstrates a simple way to create a drop line chart using Xcelius’s out of the box combination chart. This is a fun chart great for mixing up your routine presentation layer. What are drop lines? Simply put, drop lines are lines that extend from a data point down (or up) to the horizontal [...]

Customize your Xcelsius dashboard with Export2Excel solution from ClearPeaks

In this post Luca Spinelli and Ivan Aguilar from ClearPeaks indroduce us to the new export to Excel solution for Xcelsius using the Apache Tomcat (jsp) server. If you have been searching for an export to Excel solution for Xcelsius using the Apache Tomcat (jsp) server, look no further. ClearPeaks has developed a customized solution [...]

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 [...]

How to show trends in Xcelsius Dashboards?

A simple way to show trends for specific Metrics or KPIs is to display an arrow or a color combination. Xcelsius Trend component does both in one go. Below is an interactive xcelsius swf model which displays the trends of a metric for four regions. The dashboard is interactive, enter the target value and change [...]