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Impressions of the IBCS Annual Conference 2022

Solid, outlined, hatched (online with exercises)

Learn how a consistent notation ensures that your reports and dashboards are read and understood. About 30 short lessons with interactive videos, questions, tests and a workbook with practical exercises.

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Upcoming online course for IBCS Certfified Analyst

Understand the SUCCESS formula of IBCS and learn how to apply it in practice.

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Newsletter

Enjoy looking at our year-end news.

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Less means more, due to IBCS® Standards

Article in Controlling i Zarządzanie nr 1(39)/2021 in polish language with english translation.

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XLCubed article in Raconteur | The Times

Time for CFOs to say goodbye to Excel?

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IBCS - Fostering comprehension

A video showing how, by applying the International Business Communication Standards (IBCS), we can understand our reports, presentations and dashboards faster and better.

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Recertification Qlik IBCS extensions²

Qlik IBCS extensions² is 100% integrated into the Qlik environment, offering the users the Qlik functionalities and the display options of the IBCS® Standards.

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Recertification TRUECHART

Enterprise-class IBCS visualization and collaboration for Qlik and Power BI.

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Recertification Zebra BI for Office

Zebra BI for Office is the #1 data visualization tool for Excel and PowerPoint, empowering business professionals to transform complex data into clear and actionable insights. Create stunning reports that meet IBCS® standards out-of-the-box and drive better decision-making.

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Recertification Zebra BI for Power BI

Zebra BI for Power BI are the first officially certified IBCS®️ tool for Power BI. With fully responsive, out-of-the-box, and interactive technology, you can build spectacular Power BI reports and dashboards in just a few clicks. No training, no programming, no formulas.

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Highly condensed dashboard visuals

Join free online lecture with Rolf Hichert and Jürgen Faisst.

The speakers believe that in order to understand business reality, identify risks and assess future trends, a comprehensive view including context and comparisons is needed.

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Free for members of the IBCS Association

IBCS® Standards (PDF)

PDF transcript of the IBCS® Standards, 150 pages illustrated with more than 180 instructive figures, covering all conceptual, perceptual, and semantic rules for the design of comprehensible reports, presentations, and dashboards.

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Editable template

Notation manual (PPT)

Editable PPT template for the creation of a company specific notation manual covering the major design principles for IBCS compliant charts and tables.

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Selected resources

SAP IBCS® promotion and testimonial video

What business management can learn from musicians

Álvaro Alcolea, CFO at Prensa Iberica Media in Barcelona, and Jürgen Faisst talking about what business management can learn from musicians on how to benefit from a standard notation implemented with SAP Design Studio and graphomate charts.

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Testimonial video

Coca-Cola Içecek

Gökhan Kipçak, Group CIO of Coca-Cola Içecek (CCI) in Istanbul gives us his view on the benefits of implementing the IBCS® Standards. CCI has started an international project to implement a new standardized reporting based on Zebra BI in 2014.

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Rolf Hichert and Jürgen Faisst

Notation standards in business communication and their practical benefits

IBCS® white paper about the practical benefits of notation standards in business communication.

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Two minute trailer

Training impressions

This two minute trailer gives an atmospheric picture of the training "IBCS® with SUCCESS - Successful reports and presentations".

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