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: […]
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Customer Care and Online Marketing at Zebra BI
Optimization is his passion. Always on the lookout for how to make things better, whether it’s the conversion rate of a landing page or how to pack a backpack.
A strong supporter of all things open and free. Organizer and presenter on Mozilla Webmaker events, helping people create something amazing on the web. Also responsible for web analytics and conversion rate optimization at Mozilla Slovenija.
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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 […]
In today's video we'll show you how you can create the standard profit & loss report (income statement) in a few minutes. Not only that, the finished report is also IBCS compliant. If you have the right tools, it can be done very quickly. This is how a profit & loss report should be done.
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 […]
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:
In this article we'll make a case for the importance of having standards in our lives, explain the basics of IBCS, show a lot of examples of IBCS compliant reports, and finally show you what it takes to implement IBCS in your organization.
This is the third video of a three-part interview series with Dr. Rolf Hichert. This time you'll hear about the importance of software in the implementation of IBCS reporting standards in a company and what the future plans for IBCS are.
This is the second video of a three-part interview series with Dr. Rolf Hichert. This time you'll hear practical tips to successfully implement IBCS in your company, as well as why Mozart didn't add a little 3D effect to notes in his sheet music.
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 […]
This is a guest post by Darko Vlajković, a consultant at MCB. See more about MCB at the end of the post. We had an opportunity to work with Sales & Marketing team in Serbian pharmaceutical company Hemofarm, that operates in more than 30 countries on 3 continents and has approximately 2.500 employees. The goal […]
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 […]
If you missed our second webinar on Data visualization in depth, we have just uploaded the recording of the webinar on our website so you can watch it in your own time. Make sure you watch it and keep your data visualization skills sharp. Watch the Webinar Recording
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, […]
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 […]
Next Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 7pm CET Andrej Lapajne (Zebra BI CEO) will be hosting our very first webinar! If you want to learn best practices in designing financial reports, make sure to go here and save your spot! How do your financial reports look like? All too often, they fall somewhere between messy […]
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. […]
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 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: