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Leverage the REST API in Dundas BI for External Administration
In this video, we explore how you can identify and use a REST API inside Dundas BI to perform application functions without stepping foot in the application
Build It, Dream It: Self-Service Dashboard
By popular request, this video provides a step-by-step walk-through on how to build an a-la-carte style self-service dashboard for your users in Dundas BI.
Adding Writeback Capabilities to your Dashboard
Data input and writeback is something fairly unique to Dundas BI. What really sets Dundas BI apart, is just how easy it is to implement your own custom data input features into a dashboard or report.
How to Create Custom Tokens in Dundas BI
With modern business intelligence platforms such as Dundas BI, users no longer have to wait until the end of the month (quarter, year, etc.) to crunch numbers and pull reports.
Best Practices for Development Architecture in Business Intelligence
In large-scale software development, you need to separate the instability of developers doing work and users viewing content.
Use Row-Level Security to Filter Data by User
There are two ways that you can deal with security when you need to provide data-level access to user access to different users – either you can introduce user-based/row-level security, or you can kee
Adding Weather Data to Dundas BI is a Breeze - PART 1
Do you need to pull in web-based data into your BI system? In this video, we’ll start by showing you how you can get any web-based data (such as weather data) into a BI system like Dundas BI
Adding Weather Data to Dundas BI is a Breeze - Part 2
Watch as we use weather data to build a control that can be placed on any dashboard.
Build It, Dream It: Raffle Dashboard
Dundas BI is the most flexible business intelligence platform in the world. And that’s not us being hyperbolic. With Dundas BI, the only limit to how much you can customize it is your imagination.
3 Data Storage Techniques in Dundas BI
Dundas BI offers a structure called a Data Cube. The Data Cube allows you to prepare data, transform that data, store it and add performance as necessary.
Extend your Data with DundasScript
In this video, we take a real-life Marketing sample and show how DundasScript can be used to apply a few calculations to extend the dashboard to discover deeper insights.
Use Tokens to make your Dashboards Smart
Explore the vast customization of Tokens in Dundas BI, along with some advanced customization and scripting options.
There's a Map for that - Game of Thrones Edition
With Dundas BI, you can actually bring in your own map files. In this video, we’ll show you how that’s done, and what it could look like (heads up, we use a real example from Game of Thrones!).
Self-Service on a Silver Platter
Explore the differences between self-service and silver-service and provide some alternative methods of providing users with self-service capabilities. Sometimes less is more.
Introduction to Formulas in Dundas BI
What's important to take from this, is that formulas are a great way to contextualize data. They provide us with a way to quickly augment what we've got on top of our closed systems.
Go Beyond Simple Customization
Let's take a look at some advanced customization, and how you can take your dashboards even further.
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Technical Considerations when Choosing an Embedded Analytics Platform
Let's talk about embedded dashboards. People often come to us with an application, and they want to add reports and/or dashboards to that application, by embedding Dundas BI directly within it.
5 Tips for Getting Started with Dundas BI
5 tips that'll help get you started as a new user of Dundas BI
This video serves as an introduction to me, Jeff! I'll talk briefly about my time at Dundas, and why I've created this program.
Welcome to Off the Charts!
I'm Jeff, your host! We've got lots of great content on all things analytics, data visualizations, dashboards, and business intelligence (BI).