DeltaMaster clicks 08/2017

Adapting the filter context – selecting what can be selected

Greetings, fellow data analysts! Complexity and flexibility go hand in hand in controlling applica­tions. For instance, think of the filters with which you set the month, customer group, product group, cost center, etc. to which reports are to refer: The more attributes, the more flexible you can be in configu­ring a report, but there are also more conditions to keep in mind and understand. DeltaMaster automatically eliminates some things that are created in the database but are not relevant to Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks 06/2017

Search functions in DeltaMaster

Greetings, fellow data analysts! In the past, when there was still a number of different search engines on the Internet, they were divided into two different categories: catalog-based and index-based. Catalogs such as DMOZ, Yahoo, and web.de arranged websites into a given structure, whereas index-based services such as Google or Bing prepare websites for individual search queries. Catalogs barely feature on the Internet these days – perhaps because the Internet is too unstructured for them. In business intelligence applications, it Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks 03/2010

Clearer views with dimension groups

Greetings, fellow data analysts! In Bella’s new book “Bella consults – 75 rules for better visualization”, rule #38 is: Make your message clear. And in this edition of clicks! we want to follow that rule to a tee. Our message for this issue is: A neat and orderly interface makes your work much easier. Right now, you’re probably thinking that DeltaMaster already has a well organized interface that simplifies your work. Nevertheless, with a few simple tips you can make Read More …