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AdventureWorks in icCube?

During one of my icCube demo meetings last year, one of the attendants asked if it is possible to migrate from Microsoft Analysis Services to icCube and what could be potential challenges. Well,...
February 20, 2020
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Quick Reporting tips

Arthur van den Berg from Inside Vision, icCube's exclusive reseller for the Netherlands, is having lots of success with his quick icCube tips on Linkedin! We therefore definitely wanted to share with...
February 19, 2020
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Creating your very own HTML widget in icCube

Embedded Analytics truly means allowing for a seamless integration of icCube into other softwares or webpages, not only from a technical point of view, but also from a design point of view. The...
May 15, 2019
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Understanding Many-to-Many relations

Many-to-many “m2m” relations are defined by a relation where one object is related to multiple other ones and vice versa, e.g. a bank account can be shared by multiple people and one person can...
January 31, 2019
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Set up a Member Color Property

Need members to have specific colors on all reports without the need to redefine them each and every time? Check how to do so on this tutorial video that shows how to set up a member color...
January 8, 2019
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Edit icCube’s Reporting Application’s coloring

How about making some details of icCube's Reporting Editor more personalized to your corporate branding? A new feature that allows to change the Reporting application’s buttons color as well as...
December 27, 2018
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Automatic PDF and threshold alerts

Weekly, monthly or quarterly reports? Getting an alert if a threshold is met on your real time data? These two concepts don’t seem similar but the way to set them up is exactly the same on...
December 18, 2018
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Different layouts for your dashboard

We are usually looking at our dashboards on our computer screens, but sometimes we are on the go and want to quickly check your dashboard on your phone, tablet or even just need the report printed...
December 18, 2018
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5 features in 5 minutes! (+ Chinese Editor)

On this video, you'll learn how to create an icCube report with 5 features, from basic to advanced: 1 – Table 2 – Filter 3 – Conditional coloring 4 – Sunburst 5 – Event...
September 6, 2018
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How to : use/change default layout settings

For a same report, you can have different layouts: Tablet, Mobile, Print or Print Landscape. You can customize the widgets (have different configurations across layouts) so they can be better...
August 10, 2018
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How to : set & view User-Defined configurations

Learn how to you can set different report settings and view the changes you have made!...
August 10, 2018
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How to : set up filter preselections

Learn how to set preselected elements of a filter list, even if the elements contain commas!...
August 6, 2018
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How to : write R & Java code within your MDX queries?

icCube now integrates native Java and R. This means that you can build Java and R scripts into your MDX statements. The advantage of having those two languages natively integrated into icCube is that...
April 25, 2018
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How to : apply filters to discussions and comments

We're about to release version 6.7 - check how you can filter discussions and comments! Stay tuned for the new release that comes with many more new features! Check all on our release...
April 25, 2018
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How To : create a waterfall - variance break down (part 1)

A waterfall chart, or bridge chart, a special visualization often used in financial reports. It is a specific data visualization that shows how a specific total is transformed to another value by...
April 13, 2018
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Intercompany elimination with icCube

I knew it from the start. The moment I started with presenting general ledger data in icCube dashboards, the issue of intercompany elimination would pop-up, eventually. T I had an easy elimination...
February 14, 2018
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How To : Conditionally color (multi measures)

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December 26, 2017
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Performance with icCube – Sum (YTD/MTD)

We’re working hard on the next version that will include some important performance improvements such as smart cache and pre-compilation. In the meantime, there are already a couple of...
December 26, 2017
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How to: create a localized (translated) schema and report

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December 26, 2017
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Creating your first HTML Widget

In this academy post we are going to show how to create your own HTML Widget using icCube Reporting 6. What are Widgets ? They allow for defining your own visualization charts (html/javascript), add...
December 26, 2017
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Healthcare Advanced Analytics - sumOn/VectorK

In this post we're going to explain one of the latest functions in icCube , sumOn / VectorK , and how it can be used. This start with the use case in the healthcare sector that was tricky to...
December 26, 2017
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How to confuse your stakeholders with pie charts

You want to get the attention of your stakeholders and decided using a Pie chart. Did you know Pie charts are one of the worst visualizations available and an ideal way for confusing your audience...
December 26, 2017
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Quick start: Building your schema (wizard)

Get up to speed from loading your data to creating your first dashboard in 10 minutes. Lesson #1a: Building your schema (wizard) (now...
December 26, 2017
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Quick start: Building your schema (advanced)

Get up to speed from loading your data to creating your first dashboard in 10 minutes. Lesson #1a: Building your schema...
December 26, 2017
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Quick start: Your first widget

Get up to speed from loading your data to creating your first dashboard in 10 minutes. Lesson #1a: Building your schema...
December 26, 2017
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spatial dashboards, providing location related insights

Always wanted to show location based insights to your audience on a vector map of your own (and not Google maps)? With icCube's custom "Widget Template" you can! Here is how.... In this blog post...
November 10, 2016
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Web Reporting & Apache Integration

Out of the box, the icCube Web Reporting application is hosted within the embedded HTTP server of icCube. This setup is well suited for “simple” production usages that do not require an...
January 29, 2016
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High Availability & icCube

Following a recent requirement of one OEM customer, here we explore how to configure icCube for a highly available and redundant solution. Overview On the highest level, the customer solution is...
April 6, 2015
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Creating a new Look and Feel for icCube reports

Creating a user-defined Look and Feel Half of the work of creating an impacting report or dashboard depends on the Look and Feel you choose. Even though icCube comes with a set of existing themes,...
April 2, 2015
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Shopping Cart Proximity Analytics with icCube and MongoDB III – OO Extension

Shopping Cart Advanced Analytics with icCube and MongoDB In part 1 and part 2 of our blog post about icCube and MongoDB, we introduced how to load shopping cart data stored in MongoDB and how to...
September 12, 2014
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Shopping Cart Advanced Analytics with icCube and MongoDB II – Subcubes

Shopping Cart Advanced Analytics with icCube and MongoDB In our previous post, we introduced how to load shopping cart data stored in MongoDB to icCube leveraging the array support. Here we...
August 6, 2014
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Shopping Cart Advanced Analytics with icCube and MongoDB – Part I

Shopping carts are a good example of big data with the need of advanced analytics. Here we present new MDX+ features of icCube – categories, subcubes, and arrays – coupled with the power and...
May 23, 2014
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MongoDB Reporting and Analytics with icCube

What is NoSQL Reporting? NoSQL Databases are great for high scalability and flexible data storage but reporting can be tricky because of the lack of defined structure and the performance cost....
May 2, 2014
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Solving a system of Linear Equations using Matrix Algebra in MDX with icCube

Since a couple of versions icCube includes out of the box support for basic Matrix algebra in MDX. There is a support for two basic bricks : vectors and matrices. In this short blog we’re going...
April 28, 2014
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