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IBCS® 2018 ON JUNE 8 IN LONDON

At the Annual Conference in London, the IBCS® Community shared experience and discussed the further development of the Standards. The General Assembly of the IBCS Association took place the evening before.

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IBCS® Version 1.1

BOOK AVAILABLE ON AMAZON

A paperback edition of IBCS® Version 1.1 is now available on Amazon in many countries. We decided to publish this book in order to offer hard copies globally and to serve as a qualified resource (including an ISBN number) for proper quotation.

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mediaFACTS at ProSiebenSat1

The consistent application of IBCS® Standards in the visualizations in mediaFACTS ensures that the complex content to bei conveyed is reduced to the essential.

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First IBCS® publication in Spanish language

Reglas y guías de estilo para el diseño de informes y presentaciones empresariales: los estándares internacionales IBCS®

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Maurice Verhagen in IMA Strategic Finance

The Philips journey toward IBCS

Maurice Verhagen, head of Reporting Services, talked recently with Jürgen Faisst about reporting at Philips, implementation of the IBCS, the benefits achieved, and his recommendations for readers of Strategic Finance.

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Zebra BI Visuals for Power BI became IBCS® Certified Software

Zebra BI Visuals for Power BI are the first officially certified IBCS® tool for Power BI. With fully responsive and interactive technology they allow you to build spectacular Power BI reports and dashboards in minutes.

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SAP Analytics Cloud gains IBCS® seal

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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Cubeware C8 Cockpit became IBCS® Certified Software

The Cubeware Solutions Platform (CSP) provides an integrated - IBCS® certified - Business Intelligence and Performance Management software platform that allows users to independently create applications and reports based on the IBCS® SUCCESS rule set and make them accessible to different audiences.

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Recertification Zebra BI Excel add-in

Zebra BI is an Excel add-in empowering users to create standardized, focused and impactful reports and presentations, which meet the IBCS® guidelines.

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IBCS® Newsletter 2018|02

Main topics: Proceedings of IBCS® Annual Conference; new domain IBCS.com

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IBCS® Newsletter archive

Get an overview of the topics in earlier newsletters.

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Free for members of the IBCS Association

IBCS® Standards (PDF)

PDF transcript of the IBCS® Standards as published on www.hichert.com/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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Selected seminars

Successful reports, presentations, and dashboards

IBCS® with SUCCESS

Introductory one-day training with universal guidelines and numerous practical examples.

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Application of the SUCCESS formula

IBCS® workshop

Supplementary two-day workshop on the practical application of the IBCS® SUCCESS formula. Deepening the 98 conceptual, perceptual, and semantic rules for easier creation and better understanding of reports and presentations. With numerous practical examples and exercises.

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Columns, bars, and variances

Business charts with Excel, part 1

This training is currently held in German language only. Please switch to our German website if you are interested.

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IBCS® Certified Consultant

Certification course

Training on how to implement the IBCS® Standards in an organization. With a final exam and subsequent filing of work samples.

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Latest IBCS® Certified Software products

Zebra BI

Zebra BI Visuals for Power BI

Zebra BI Visuals for Power BI are the first officially certified IBCS® tool for Power BI. With fully responsive and interactive technology they allow you to build spectacular Power BI reports and dashboards in minutes.

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Zebra BI

Zebra BI

Zebra BI is an Excel add-in empowering users to create standardized, focused and impactful reports and presentations, which meet the IBCS® guidelines.

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Cubeware

Cubeware C8 Cockpit

The Cubeware Solutions Platform (CSP) provides an integrated - IBCS® certified - Business Intelligence and Performance Management software platform that allows users to independently create applications and reports based on the IBCS® SUCCESS rule set and make them accessible to different audiences.

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SAP

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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Latest IBCS® Certified Consultants

PostNL

Theo Idema

Theo is senior BI Consultant for the logistics mail domain within PostNL, which consist of the total chain from sorting to delivery. Included is BI on quality of this chain.

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Infinex Group

Christophe Arbogast

Christophe is working as Chief Financial Officer in a plastic concern in the Black Forest. The Company has three production companies in Germany and Czech Republic, three sales companies in Germany, Czech Republic and Canada. His responsibility is international group consolidation, cost killing and profit optimization.

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PostNL

Erik Beekhuis

Erik is primarily responsible for all BI within the Finance & Control domain at PostNL, a postal and logistic services provider in the Benelux, Italy and Germany, as well as globally through their Spring network.

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HighCoordination

Philipp Leimgruber

Philipp works in the position of a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant at HighCoordination Switzerland, a service provider for IT-consulting. HighCoordination focusses on Qlik technology and develops the IBCS® Certified Software product trueChart.

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