When looking at dashboards produced by other data visualization tools, we often see multi-colored column charts. While this technique can be reproduced in SAP Dashboards, it doesn’t always make sense to do. Below are a couple examples of the effect, and you can see how the second instance is far more appropriate.
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 […]
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 […]
With the recent acquisition of Business Objects by SAP, the company is aligning its BI Roadmap with some of the impressive Business Objects products. The ability to access and display data from SAP BI 7.0 in a Rich User Interface (RUI) is available with the acquired Business Objects tools. SAP announced that several tools are […]