BOBJ Releases first ever Xcelsius Commercials!

Professional actors?? 3D Rendered Dashboards?? Not bad at all. We can only smile. Check them out for yourself and let us know what you think (click link below): http://www.businessobjects.com/jump/crystalxcelsius/land/g_oneminute.asp No we’re not kidding! Is there someone that you think may be interested in this article? Feel free to share (click below).

News: BOBJ Labs Releases Xcelsius Publishing Plugin!

Looks like someone has been working overtime! We got some news today that BOBJ labs has released a new Xcelsius 2008 Publishing Plugin for BOE Xi 3.0 which will allow users to create snapshots of their dashboards and distribute to other users on the go! For those of you who are not familiar with the [...]

Blog Update – Thanks to our Readers!

Hi Everyone,While you’ve may have noticed a slight decline in the frequency of our recent posts, we want to assure you that we are working very hard backstage to better serve you in 2009.We are working feverishly in the background to upgrade the blog for 2009 to provide better content (video interviews, podcasts, find out [...]

Alert! Webinar: Extreme MakeOver (Xcelsius Edition) Nov 12th @ 10am PST

Mark your calendars! Yesterday we got a whiff that Ryan Goodman, owner of Centigon Solutions is doing a Webinar for Business Objects entitled ‘Extreme Makeover – Xcelsius Edition’, scheduled for November 12th, 2008 at 10am PST / 1pm EST. So we called Ryan to confirm, and learned that he is about to deliver YET another [...]

Xcelsius 2008 SP1 Fix Pack 1 Link Fixed!

Hi Everyone, If you recall we reported to you yesterday that Business Objects an SAP company finally released their first Fix Pack for Xcelsius 2008 SP1. Well apparently the link to download FP1 was broken. We fixed it…sorry about that. Below are shortcut links to ensure you are never left behind when any future HotFixes [...]

News: Xcelsius 2008 SP1 Fix Pack 1 Available!

(11/3 Update – FP1 Link now works..Sorry) Our sources in Business Objects an SAP Company has just informed us of 2 major updates that will affect all Xcelsius 2008 users starting this week: Great news for ALL Xcelsius 2008 Users! Xcelsius 2008 SP1 Fix Pack 1 (click to download) is now Available! (Read the list [...]

Review #3: Background Builder – Revive your User Interface!

(10/29 – Article Updated to provide .swf download) A few weeks ago, we introduced you to a company named Centigon Solutions, who is in the business of creating Xcelsius 2008 Flex custom components! As one of the pioneers in this very new segment, they’ve managed to create some very practical, but much needed and very [...]

Share your BOBJ Conference Pics & Stories?

As many of you are aware there was a Business Objects User Conference earlier this week in Dallas, Texas. There was quite a bit of heavy Xcelsius representation there, as well as great presenters and topics! We spoke to Ryan Goodman who told us that he had quite a packed room and made tons of [...]

News: Blog Alert – Create Xcelsius Dashboard on top of SAP BI

After SAP acquired Business Objects earlier this year, we received a lot of questions asking about how to create Xcelsius dashboards on top of SAP BI? Well look no further! Below is a link to a blog that we found right on SAP’s network. It not only describes the process step-by-step, but it contains tons [...]

Developer Perspective – Business Objects Solution Provider Program??

If you’re an independent Xcelsius developer, sooner or later you’re going to need all flavors of Xcelsius, from Present to Enterprise. Instead of buying the entire suite for thousands of dollars, you might want to consider becoming a Business Objects Solutions Provider? There are no fees, no revenue commitments, and no contracts to sign with [...]