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Implementation of IBCS rules using SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

Watch this video to see how our IBCS Certified Analyst training using SAC can transform your organization.

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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Consistent sequence of table columns matters

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Siemens | Success-Story

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Impressions of the IBCS Annual Conference 2024

See how this year’s IBCS conference in Milan looked like.

Recertification SAP Analytics Cloud

SAP Analytics Cloud is an IBCS® certified solution for business intelligence and organizational planning; enhanced with the power of predictive analytics and machine learning technology.

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Recertification VitaraCharts

VitaraCharts is currently the only certified IBCS chart provider for Microstrategy. An easy-to-use, intuitive library of charts, the Vitaracharts library is a seamless add-on for Microstrategy Desktop, Web, Library, and Mobile.

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Recertification Longview

Longview Analytics is the ideal environment for the creation and distribution of highly customized business intelligence and reporting solutions for mobile and desktop deployment.

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Recertification Inforiver

Inforiver is the only IBCS® certified solution that offers one-click templates for Business and Management Reporting. It is a Low Code/No Code analytics suite that provides superior capabilities in terms of self-service, personalization, and collaboration features.

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Meeting of the IBCS community

IBCS Annual Conference 2024

IBCS Annual Conference is a meeting where Certified Consultants, Analysts, and Software vendors exchange experience. Thank you to all who attended and participated in making this year's edition a remarkable event.

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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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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

Can dashboards tell stories?

A good visualization helps telling a story – no question about it. But doesn’t the data visualizer need to know the story before visualizing it? How then can a constantly same dashboard tell stories?

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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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What executives expect from reports and dashboards?

Video statements of Senior Managers at German Military, Intel, Minera San Cristobal, REWE and more.

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Impressions from ICA training course in Warsaw

See how our last training in Warsaw looked like.

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