2 July 2018

Effective and efficient perception of information

In my previous blog In my previous blog “The Economic Benefits of Information Standardization” I have made a comparison between standardization within industries, like production processes, and the creation of management reports and dashboards. Where standardisation will lead to a reduced cost of ownership. no-repeat;left top;; auto fadeIn In this blog I focus on the other side of the spectrum In this blog I focus on the other side of the spectrum; the information consumer aka the decision maker. The […]
26 June 2018

Is it possible to create a dashboard using Analysis for Office?

Analysis for Office is a powerfull add-in Analysis for Office is a powerful add-in to Microsoft Excel, it enables a direct connection to your SAP BW or SAP HANA system. As a reporting tool Analysis for Office can be very useful, but is it possible to create a dashboard in Excel using Analysis for Office? Users need to be experts in how to use Analysis for Office to create the reports they need. But you want to provide your users […]
15 June 2018

IBCS Dutch User Group roundtable

Yesterday we had the first IBCS Dutch user group roundtable. A successful session with different companies who are using IBCS, like Philips and PostNL. This roundtable we had the following agenda: Highlights from the IBCS Congress 2018 Philips journey towards IBCS The scientific impact of the Success rules regarding the improvement of perception Round table discussion   Highlights form IBCS Congress 2018 Mohammed Abouyakob from JUGO was present at the IBCS Annual Congress in Londen on the 8th of June. […]
31 May 2018

The essence of IBCS visualization standards in Data Science.

Do we really need standards, even in Data Science? That is the first question arising when addressing the topic of Data Science. Why should we apply standards like IBCS? Why is it necessary, when the developer and yourself understand the report? That is all it should do, right? Well maybe, when you are the only one using the report, but even then: when you leave the company/position then it takes a lot of time to understand the reports created on […]