Presented By : Mike Alexander & Mico Yukwww.xcelsiustraining.com                                           DataPig Technol...
About the PresentersXcelsius Advanced Developer WorkshopBe Smarter with Excel FunctionsAvoiding Dashboard HabitsLighten Da...
Mike Alexander              Mike Alexander is the author of several books on advanced business              analysis, incl...
Day 1 (Apr 19)                              Day 2 (Apr 20)                            Advanced Dashboarding Techniques   ...
+   Eliminate formulas where you can          +   Un-Nest Formulas where Possible          +   Reduce Decision Branches wh...
+   Limit the number of Components Wherever Possible          +   Avoid Using Container Components          +   Avoid usin...
+   Reduces the need for Formulas          +   Lightens the load on your Dashboard          +   Removes Dashboard Model Co...
+   Only bring back what is needed in Query by using filters and sorting          +   Utilize QaaWS when connecting to mul...
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Xcelsius Gurus: Improving Xcelsius Dashboard Performance

  1. 1. Presented By : Mike Alexander & Mico Yukwww.xcelsiustraining.com DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011
  2. 2. About the PresentersXcelsius Advanced Developer WorkshopBe Smarter with Excel FunctionsAvoiding Dashboard HabitsLighten Dashboard Models with Server-Side SolutionsPerformance Enhancing Tips for Qaaws And Live OfficeQ&A DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011
  3. 3. Mike Alexander Mike Alexander is the author of several books on advanced business analysis, including Crystal Xcelsius For Dummies. He has more than 14 years experience consulting and developing reporting solutions for a variety of industries. In addition to consulting, Mike is also serves as the principle contributor at www.datapigtechnologies.com, where he shares free video tutorials with the Microsoft Office and Xcelsius communities. Mike has been named a Microsoft MVP for his ongoing contributions to the Excel community. Mico Yuk Mico Yuk is a 2010 SAP Mentor and Founder of the popular weblog, EverythingXcelsius.com and the ‘Xcelsius Gurus Network’. She also serves as part owner of Benchmarkers Business Intelligence, the services end of Everything Xcelsius, where she manages a team of SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius consultants at clients such as Medtronic, VISA, SAP BusinessObjects, US Army, Chiquita Bananas, and much more. A computer engineer by degree, she has been designing and implementing enterprise dashboards since 2006 and is considered to be one of the industry’s top Xcelsius dashboard developers in the world. Her work has been featured on the SAP BusinessObjects main Xcelsius website.Slide 3 DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011
  4. 4. Day 1 (Apr 19) Day 2 (Apr 20) Advanced Dashboarding Techniques Using Flash Variables and FSCommands Advanced Xcelsius Design Techniques Understanding Flash Variables Enhancing Xcelsius Dashboards with Passing Parameters Between Dashboards Advanced Excel Functions Visit Debugging Connected Dashboards using Embedding Xcelsius Dashboard into Excelwww.xcelsiustraining.com and Access Fiddler To Register Connecting to Non BOE Data Sources Connecting to BOE Data Source Use the discount code Connecting to Microsoft SQL Server Understanding BOE Connections WebGurus to register for Writing back to the server from your a $100 discount off Using Live Office and QaaWS dashboard registration! BOE Connectivity Best Practices Triggering dynamic queries from your dashboard Creating an Adhoc Query Detail DownloaderSlide 4 DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011
  5. 5. + Eliminate formulas where you can + Un-Nest Formulas where Possible + Reduce Decision Branches where Possible + Avoid Daisy Chained CellsSlide 5 DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011
  6. 6. + Limit the number of Components Wherever Possible + Avoid Using Container Components + Avoid using Built-In Geographical Maps + Do not use Excel array Functions (SumProduct, Sumif, Countif…)Slide 6 DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011
  7. 7. + Reduces the need for Formulas + Lightens the load on your Dashboard + Removes Dashboard Model Complexities + Easy to apply changesSlide 7 DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011
  8. 8. + Only bring back what is needed in Query by using filters and sorting + Utilize QaaWS when connecting to multiple Universes instead of LO + Use Webi Reports and Universe to do the heavy lifting + DO NOT schedule queries to run at same time, use trigger functionalitySlide 8 DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011
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  10. 10. Contact Us Mike Alexander mike@datapigtechnologies.com (214) 578-2141 http://www.datapigtechnologies.com Mico Yuk mico@everythingxcelsius.com (678) 561-6426 Visit www.xcelsiustraining.com to register http://EverythignXcelsius.com ONLY 5 SEATS LEFT! TW: @MicoYuk LI: http://www.linkedin.com/in/micoyukUse the discount code WebGurus to register for a $100 discount off registration!Slide 10 DataPig Technologies LLC. ©All Rights Reserved 2011

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