Posts Tagged: wdc

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Business Objects Universe Connector for Tableau
January 8, 2016
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Analysts in an enterprise environment usually have to deal with data from a multitude of sources. One of the most prevalent is SAP BusinessObjects and while it does provide enterprise level capabilities to IT it might not provide all the capabilities analysts require.  The analyst wishing to leverage the powerful visualization and storytelling capabilities of […]
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Tableau Web Data Connector in FIVE lines of code
November 29, 2015
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Almost a month ago, on 5th November I had the honor to present some of the Tableau Web Data Connector concepts with Information Lab’s Craig Bloodworth and InterWorks’ Robert Rouse during that month’s Think Data Thursday. While Robert explained the background and Craig showed intermediate topics I just showed how to write a new Tableau Web […]
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Accessing SAP BusinessObjects from Tableau using Web Data Connector
October 1, 2015
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Regardless the sad facts I just can’t hate Business Objects. It belongs to my professional career: ugly but useful Web Intelligence reports, long running bursts for personalized mega excels – I still have nostalgic emotions. But what is bittersweet memory for me, is an everyday encounter for many of my customers. They still manage large SAP […]
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Github Tableau Web Data Connector
August 2, 2015
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This Github Web Data Connector is a very basic connector designed to showcase some basic aspects of the Tableau Web Data Connector architecture. After you read some of the WDC techniques in this previous MongoDB post we can learn two more things: authentication and pagination.  You can find the full sources in our Starschema Web […]
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MongoDB Web Data Connector for Tableau
July 29, 2015
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We are officially in the era of Tableau Web Data Connectors. Every day someone releases a new connector for a web site or application using this new API introduced in 9.1. Databoss team is not an exception, we have our own set of connectors with a brand new and fancy WDC framework which makes the connector […]