Business Intelligence agenda

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.

Zebra BI will be present at the conference in cooperation with our Swiss partner Business|Solution|Group. This time, we have a surprise for you: we'll give away one Zebra BI licence to one of the visitors who'll find us there.

Don't miss the chance to win a free Zebra BI one-year subscription! Find us at the Business|Solution|Group stand and put your visit card in the tombola box. Maybe you'll be the lucky winner!

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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 charts + efficient labelling, correct scaling, using multiple charts, combining graphs into tables and above all, standardizing shapes and colors.

To learn these best practices yourself, click on the button below to download Zebra BI:

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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:

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Automatic label adjustment

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Zebra BI for Excel launched

Zebra BI has been launched!

As many of you may know the HICHERT®IBCS conference is currently taking place in Frankfurt. We are present by sponsoring the event and presenting Zebra BI to wide audience of management reporting professionals. With the official launch we are also presenting many new features, such as one-click scaling of multiple charts, colorblind-safe color scales, enhanced charts, IBCS compliant commenting, straightforward creation of PowerPoint slides, etc.

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Zebra BI ready to launch on HICHERT@IBCS conference in Frankfurt

Zebra BI ready to LAUNCH!

We are ready! Zebra BI version 1.0 will be officially launched at the [email protected] conference in Frankfurt on 24th of June 2014.

After getting valuable feedback from our beta testers, we have implemented some exciting new features, fixed open issues and are now prepared to LAUNCH!

We will publish the official Zebra BI version 1.0 on Tuesday, 24th of June. If you will attend the conference in Frankfurt, stop by our stand and meet us live. If not, make sure that you check out our website on Tuesday and follow us on Twitter @ZebraBI.

What did more than 250 Beta users from around the world say about Zebra BI?

Today we have closed our Zebra BI Beta testing program. More than 250 people from all over the world participated. You come from USA, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Russia, Turkey, India, Brasil, Singapore, Japan, Bulgaria and many other countries, including our homeland: Slovenia.

So what do our beta users think about Zebra BI at this stage?

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Zebra BI Beta testing program ending soon

On April 30, 2014 we are closing our Zebra BI Beta testing program. We take this opportunity to thank each and every one of our beta testers, who have tried Zebra BI and shared your valuable experience with us. Thank you!

Your beta test versions are now expiring and to provide you with a smooth transition from beta tester into a regular user, we have prepared a guide on your next steps.

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Microsoft releases a free version of Office for iPhone / iPad

Microsoft has just released Office for iPhone / iPad. The app is FREE and here is a first impression how Zebra BI reports look like on the iPhone:

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Not bad at all! It will be interesting to see how this will develop in the future. Currently we still miss Microsoft's support for shapes, line patterns and a few other things. However, Microsoft Office for iPhone seems like a nice opportunity for mobile reporting.

Rolf Hichert

Dr. Rolf Hichert on a working visit to Slovenia

Dr. Rolf Hichert, Europe’s leading expert on business communication, came to Slovenia for a working visit. On October 17th he thrilled the audience at the 13th Adriatic ICV Controlling conference in Bled with an inspiring lecture. The next day he spent with our team in Ljubljana, discussing the further development of our new product Zebra BI.

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