I was talking yesterday with a new customer who had an interesting comment about Dodeca. In her responsibilities at her company, she is not only the Dodeca administrator, but also handles all of the Essbase administration along with about 5 other major tasks. They are now deploying Dodeca to replace an aging VBA/Essbase application that had been created by a consulting firm several years ago but nobody knew how to maintain it. Here is the quote (used with permission):“In Dodeca, I built my dynamic schedules very quickly on my own and they worked! I was a little intimidated at (more...)
I can’t believe it has been a month-and-a-half since Kscope12 in San Antonio wrapped up, and I haven’t had a chance to blog about it. I finally have a chance to put together a quick review of my favorite, and not-so-favorite, things about the conference.
I arrived on Thursday as we had an ODTUG Board of Directors meeting all day Friday. The hotel was a bit quiet while awaiting the arrival of Kscope attendees. The pools and water park were, however, in full operation, which was not the case when I visited in January.
Conference activities kicked off on (more...)
A couple of weeks ago, I was talking with a Dodeca customer that is in the grocery business and they were talking about their new Dodeca-based labor planning application. During the testing of their new system, one of their planners found an error in the amount of time that each grocery store allocates daily for placing bananas on the shelves. That doesn't seem like a big deal, right? Well, it turns out that it is a big deal.
The excess labor being allocated to this task totals about 30 minutes per day per store. This particular customer has around 2,500 (more...)
My friend Cameron Lackpour had asked to see this, so here it is.. Dodeca on iPad. Dodeca provides extremely fast Essbase operations and the ability to return huge data sets. Now you can take it with you.
|Dodeca on an iPad showing a dynamically generated Essbase input form.|
OK.. Our labs have been busy.. Here is a screenshot of Dodeca running on a Linux desktop. Who is running a Linux desktop out there?
Over the past couple of years, we have been asked about the possibility of having Dodeca running on a Mac. Well, here it is! This is a screenshot of Dodeca running on a Mac in our labs.
|Dodeca on a Mac (click to enlarge)|
So, who is running a Mac but can't find how to get to Essbase data on it? <BigGrin>