The Issue Each report and document has a URL path that could be used to directly execute the object when pasted in the browser address bar. The URL path can be found in the properties section when a user right-clicks on the object. The expected view of that window is as follows: The view observed by some […]

Readers: Believe it or not, this is a question I get asked a lot by clients. Based on their requirements or data, many clients do not want the Match Case Sensitivity check box preference enabled to begin with when they are prompted. Fortunately for us, the solution to this is fairly simple as I show […]

I had this error the other day. Fortunately, I had just been reading about working set governor settings the other night to prepare for the CPA and MCE exams. First, let’s discuss the issue. Issue/Problem In MicroStrategy Web, when I executed a report, I received the following error message (also, see screenshot below). (Results for this […]

Traffic to healthcare.gov, the federal health insurance exchange, has dropped off significantly since consumers began encountering problems with the site after it launched on Oct. 1.  The Chicago Tribune Graphics Department created this data visualization to show the effects of the slowdown through Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013. Developers of the troubled Obamacare website confirmed Thursday, […]

I would be terribly remiss if I did not acknowledge the passing of James Martin. Mr. Martin was one of the early influences on my career. The influential technology author James Martin, who was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1977 for his internet-predicting book The Wired Society, has died at the age of 79. [1] […]