Entries by Ziga Milek

Andrej Lapajne to give a lecture on IBCS at McKinsey & Co. (NYC, Oct 22)

On Thursday, October 22, 2015 Andrej Lapajne (CEO at Zebra BI and IBCS founding member) will lead a presentation on IBCS in front of one of the world's most advanced dataviz communities: Data Visualization New York Meetup group. The meetup will be held at McKinsey & Co. 21st Fl. Conf. Center. In a presentation entitled 'Dr. Hichert's IBCS: […]

The popular IBCS standard is being introduced to the US audience

The highly popular International Business Communication Standards, developed by Dr. Rolf Hichert and his associates at the IBCS Association, are rapidly spreading in companies throughout Europe. Some of the biggest companies in Europe (SAP, Bayer, Lufthansa, Philips, Coca-Cola bottlers) have already realized the importance of standardization in business communication. The Standards are finally ready to break […]

[email protected] certified Zebra BI version is out

On June 8th, Zebra BI passed the IBCS certification process, becoming the first "IBCS certified charts + tables" software. The certification commission from the Business Application Research Center (BARC) in Germany that issued the certificate was very impressed with what Zebra BI can do. Here is one of their comments: The certification commission was impressed […]

Recap of the annual IBCS conference in Amsterdam

This year's IBCS Annual Conference was held on June 19th, 2015 at Royal Philips Global Headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The morning part of conference featured case studies on IBCS implementation from 4 different companies:

Exclusive interview with Dr. Rolf Hichert, part 1 of 3

This is the first video of a three-part interview series with Dr. Rolf Hichert. Dr. Rolf Hichert is the president of International Business Communication Standards (IBCS) Association. On his recent visit to Ljubljana, our CEO Andrej Lapajne did an interview with him. In this video, you'll learn why it's important to introduce standardization in business […]

Infographic: How to Choose the Right Chart

This infographic will teach you everything you need to know to always select the perfect chart. Your "perfect" chart has two key tasks to perform. It has to: optimally display the message you want to deliver and shorten the time it takes your audience to understand that message. Luckily, here are the 3 fundamental rules […]

Watch our 2nd webinar on data visualization next Tuesday

Next Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 7pm CEDT we'll be running our second webinar. If you want to learn from Andrej Lapajne (Zebra BI CEO) about data visualization in depth, make sure to go here and save your spot! Most reports, presentations and dashboards fail because of inappropriate or simply bad visualization: wrong choice of charts, […]

The webinar recording is up!

If you missed our first webinar on Best practices in designing financial reports, we have good news for you. We have just uploaded the recording of the webinar on our website so you can watch it in your own time. The feedback we received from the attendees was very positive, so make sure you watch […]

Zebra BI at the Business Intelligence Agenda conference

Zebra BI will attend the 3rd annual Business Intelligence Agenda conference in Zurich, Switzerland between March 2nd and March 3rd 2015. Business Intelligence Agenda in an independent annual conference for users and providers from the BI industry, focusing on latest trends in BI. This year's topics include Big Data Analytics, Data Driven Enterprises and Data Scientists. […]

Can you learn best practice reporting in 15 minutes?

Yes, you can! Zebra BI now guides you through visualization and reporting best practices with a nice interactive tutorial. Watch the video below to see how Zebra BI teaches you how to create awesome visualizations, reports, dashboards and presentations directly within Excel: As you see, good reporting is not just about good charts. It's good […]

Zebra BI version 1.1.0 released

Zebra BI version 1.1.0 is out! Even though our users repeatedly praised Zebra BI's speed, we've made it even faster. In some cases we measured it to be up to 10x faster than the previous version. Additionally, all charts now automatically adjust the space for labels, and it works with any number format: