Readers: In Part 2 of this series on data blending, we delved deeper into understanding what data blending is. We also examined how data blending is used in Hans Rosling’s well-known Gapminder application. Today, in Part 3 of this series, we will dig even deeper by examining the benefits of blending data. Again, much of […]

Readers: In Part 2 of this series on data blending, we delved deeper into understanding what data blending is. We also examined how data blending is used in Hans Rosling’s well-known Gapminder application. Today, in Part 3 of this series, we will dig even deeper by examining the benefits of blending data. Again, much of Parts 1, […]

Question Can you always convert a consolidation to a custom group and vice versa? Answer You can always convert a consolidation to a custom group, but you can only convert a custom group to a consolidation when the custom group filters are from the same table or very similar tables.

Readers: In my last post, I included a recent interview Andrew Binstock, Editor in Chief of Dr. Dobbs Journal, had with Dave Thomas about the corruption of Agile and how many people are misunderstanding what the Agile Manifesto really said. Today, I am continuing with the third and final part of my series titled The […]

Readers: In my last post, I included a recent interview Andrew Binstock, Editor in Chief of Dr. Dobbs Journal, had with Dave Thomas about the corruption of Agile and how many people are misunderstanding what the Agile Manifesto really said. Today, I am continuing with the third and final part of my series titled The Corruption of Agile […]

Readers: In my last post, I included a recent article from Andrew Binstock, who is the Editor in Chief of Dr. Dobbs Journal. Mr. Binstock expressed his concerns about how we are corrupting Agile. Today, I am continuing with Part 2 of my The Corruption of Agile series by highlighting thoughts from one of the […]

Readers: In my last post, I included a recent article from Andrew Binstock, who is the Editor in Chief of Dr. Dobbs Journal. Mr. Binstock expressed his concerns about how we are corrupting Agile. Today, I am continuing with Part 2 of my The Corruption of Agile series by highlighting thoughts from one of the founding […]

Readers: I have been in the Computer Science / Information Technology / Management Information Systems profession a long time. There are times when I need to take a break from all of the noise going on in our profession and revisit words and thoughts from the people I consider my mentors. These are the people […]

Readers: I have been in the Computer Science / Information Technology / Management Information Systems profession a long time. There are times when I need to take a break from all of the noise going on in our profession and revisit words and thoughts from the people I consider my mentors. These are the people […]

By default, when users apply subtotals in a report, the name of the subtotal is displayed in the subtotal line items that appear in the report. Users can use custom subtotals to give more control over the characteristics of a subtotal. Custom subtotals allow users to define custom subtotal line items that appear on the […]