Jigsaw Blog

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Jul
2015
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XLCubed 8.1 Update

Version 8.1 contains 3 main additions, as well as several general improvements. The three main additions are: Viewpoints, Commentary and Collaboration, and SAP HANA. read more

12

Mar
2014
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Why should you choose XLCubed?

XLCubed provides the most powerful and accessible Analysis Services client tools for the business user. We work in the Excel environment users are comfortable in, but without the restrictions of the pivot table and with straightforward web and mobile deployment. XLCubed helps users fully exploit the power of the underlying cube platform, and of Excel itself - in any version of Office. So why should you choose XLCubed? read more

26

Nov
2013
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Recent XLCubed Updates

XLCubed have been busy in the past few months and have released both XLCubed 7.5 and 7.6. We go through the new features released in both of the most recent XLCubed updates. read more

28

Oct
2013
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Downsizing Dangers

Downsizing Dangers: Think About Those Left Behind read more

16

Oct
2013
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New in XLCubed 7.5

XLCubed version 7.5 is now available! We explore the highlights of this new version including web and mobile analytics, interactive charting, and publication and sharing of PowerPivot. read more

11

Oct
2013
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XLCubed: Excel Dashboards

We're huge Excel fans, but don't believe it makes for a good database. XLCubed Excel edition extends the strengths of Excel, adding advanced analytics, and mitigating the weaknesses by connecting directly to server based data. read more

10

Oct
2013
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Analytical Applications of Business Intelligence Reporting

The following examples show how XLCubed is being used to provide Business Intelligence solutions to our customers. read more

10

Oct
2013
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What is Microcharts? How can it clarify data?

When used in addition to Excel's native charting engine, MicroCharts can turn Excel into a truly world class dashboard development environment. read more

25

Sep
2013
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OLAP or SQL

Today the choice for a business intelligence application is largely perceived as between a Relational and/or Multi-Dimensional databases. Here we explore the differences between the two. read more

20

Jul
2011
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Cube Calculations of Current Date, Month, Quarter and Year

If you've struggled like me to define BI reports that contain default values for the Year, Month, Date then the following cube calculations might help. Just use these calculations as the selection when the report is defined. Then each time you open the report you'll be referencing the current Year and Month and not the ones you selected when the report was defined. read more