DeltaMaster clicks! 08/2016

Using variables to automatically publish reports for individual recipients

Greetings, fellow data analysts! If you want to send information or write a letter to more than one person, you inevitably come in contact with placeholders, fillers, or variables as they are called in the world of data processing. Letter drafts and templates, for example, often start with “Dear Mr. …,”. This ellipsis is also a variable because you want to replace it with the respective last name in the output. The Publisher or the Report­Server of DeltaMaster provide a Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks! 11/2011

Sending personalized e-mails with the ReportServer

Greetings, fellow data analysts! With these familiar words, we welcome you to the 77th issue of DeltaMaster clicks!. A salutation for our entire readership. That is suitable and appropriate when addressing a message to a large group and not just to certain individuals personally. After all, personalizing DeltaMaster clicks! would entail a sizeable amount of technical effort. When it comes to communicating reports or analytical findings, you often address both types of audiences. Besides sending some information 1 : 1 to a Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks! 06/2007

Event-driven report distribution through MDX

Greetings, fellow data analysts! “No news is good news” is a typical motto of stressed-out managers. But why, actually? Are managers simply pessimistic when they say that if they receive a message that it can only be something unpleasant? Or do they just have a healthy portion of self-confidence when they say if they haven’t heard anything, nothing that bad could have happened? Maybe, perhaps, managers just wish that they could receive less information for a change instead of being Read More …