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4th March 2015 – DSCallards Ltd Business Intelligence (BI) specialists and top European SAP Crystal Solutions partner, will be holding a free seminar entitled “SAP Crystal Solutions – The Evolving BI Landscape” on 15th April 2015 at SAP Objects House, Maidenhead, UK. As well as discussing key trends in the BI market, DSCallards will be showing delegates how they can sharpen their competitive edge with SAP’s high-performance analytics for small and midsize businessesMore.
4th February 2015 – DSCallards, a UK-based dedicated provider of Business Intelligence solutions, that helps customers through a portfolio of consulting, advisory, implementation and support services, today announced it has achieved Partner Centre of Expertise (PCoE) certification from SAP. The certification validates that DSCallards’ Support organisation fulfils the requirements needed to provide high quality support services for SAP BusinessObjects solutions in accordance with SAP's current technical and organisational standards. More.
The new Documents SDK is a comprehensive development framework for creating, reading and writing raster and SVG images, annotations, thumbnails, text data and metadata from supported document types. By using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) as an intermediate format, the Document Viewer and Converter are able to work with any document, vector or raster image file format in a uniform fashion. Moreover, 100% accurate document-to-document conversion can be accomplished without the need for OCR.More.
11th December 2014 DSCallards Ltd - Business Intelligence (BI) specialists and top European SAP Crystal Solutions partner - held its final seminar in its busy 2014 schedule, “Dashboard Best Practice” at SAP Business Objects offices in Maidenhead, UK, on Wednesday 10th December 2014. Over seventy delegates registered for the event from organisations that included RAC, National Grid, Sony and Southampton City Council.More.
20th October 2014 – DSCallards Ltd - top European leader in SAP Crystal solutions, that helps customers through a portfolio of consulting, advisory, implementation and support services, held its fourth 2014 seminar, “Finding the Hidden Gems in Crystal Reports”, at SAP Objects House, Maidenhead, UK on Wednesday 15th October 2014.
Over eighty delegates registered for the popular seminar from organisations such as Alcatel Lucent, Babcock International, BskyB, JCB, London Borough of Hackney, Parsons Brinckerhoff and SAP.More.
20th August 2014 – DSCallards will be holding a seminar in association with LEAD Technologies, the US-based world-leading supplier of imaging development toolkits, entitled “LEADTOOLS Explained” in London on Tuesday 30th September 2014.
DSCallards, who have been the number one reseller of LEADTOOLS solutions in the UK for a number of years, will be presenting with LEAD Technologies when they visit London to carry out the first in a series of interactive training seminars across Europe, with destinations including Netherlands, Germany, Madrid and Barcelona.More.
25th June 2014 – DSCallards, a UK-based dedicated provider of Business Intelligence solutions, that helps customers through a portfolio of consulting, advisory, implementation and support services, will be holding its second 2014 seminar, "The Clear Path to Business Intelligence”, at SAP Objects House, Maidenhead, UK on Wednesday 9th July 2014.
According to SAP research*, Small and Midsized Enterprises (SMEs) from around the world found that they can leverage technology to more effectively boost innovation, strengthen customer relationships, improve agility, and reduce costs while expanding their business. Mobile and Big Data analytics were specifically named the top two drivers of innovation, followed closely by cloud computing. More.
30th April 2014 – DSCallards, a UK-based dedicated provider of Business Intelligence solutions, that helps customers through a portfolio of consulting, advisory, implementation and support services, today announced it will be presenting a Case Study that outlines the roll-out of Yellowfin technology by one of the UK’s recent success stories - The Gym Group - at the Think Tank Conference 2014.
Yellowfin’s Think Tank Conference focuses on Business Intelligence and Analytics and presents delegates with opportunities to learn and network with peers. The sessions run across multiple dedicated streams, tailored to meet the needs of the audience. Yellowfin is a global BI software development company that offers a flexible 100% web-based solution for reporting analytics, providing a full range of data access, presentation and information delivery capabilities. More.
28th April 2014 – DSCallards, a UK-based dedicated provider of Business Intelligence solutions, that helps customers through a portfolio of consulting, advisory, implementation and support services, today announced it has achieved Partner Centre of Expertise (PCoE) certification from SAP. The certification validates that DSCallards’ Support organisation fulfils the requirements needed to provide high quality support services for SAP BusinessObjects solutions in accordance with SAP's current technical and organisational standards.
To ensure that SAP customers receive the same high quality support, SAP introduced a dedicated PCoE (Partner Center of Expertise) certification, which was made exclusively available for SAP PartnerEdge channel partners providing support for SAP BusinessObjects solutions. The certification process reviews a channel partner's entire support centre, including support staff, support processes and infrastructure. DSCallards had to meet three key requirements to qualify for this certification: More.
19th March 2014 – DSCallards Ltd a dedicated provider of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions in the UK, held its first 2014 seminar, ‘Business Intelligence for Beginners’ at SAP Objects House, Maidenhead, UK, on Wednesday 12th March 2014. Over fifty delegates registered for the event from organisations such as Cisco, De Montford University, Sovereign Housing, Argos and Capita.
This was the first of a series of seminars that DSCallards will be running in 2014, dedicated to educating delegates on Business Intelligence theories and concepts whilst attempting to provide practical hour-long mini-masterclasses on key technologies and tools used for performing effective Business Intelligence. More.
19th March 2014 – DSCallards Ltd a dedicated provider of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions in the UK, has released a video case study which discusses their Business Intelligence project with Phoenix Contact, a global leader in the manufacture of products and solutions for the controls and automation industry.
DSCallards have been working with Phoenix Contact for a number of years now and recently helped them with their Business Intelligence and Dashboard project which is based upon SAP’s BusinessObjects Edge BI V4.1 platform. More.
29th January 2014 – LEAD Technologies is pleased to announce the release of a major update to LEADTOOLS Version 18. Highlighting this release are many new features and enhancements to the entire Document, Medical, Multimedia and Imaging product lines.
One day shy of its one year anniversary, LEADTOOLS Version 18 is still booming and propelling LEAD Technologies into previously uncharted territories. Customers around the world have captured the vision of LEADTOOLS Anywhere™ and its cross-platform libraries for HTML5, Windows, WinRT, iOS, OS X, Android and Linux, helping LEAD smash sales records and exceed expectations for 2013. LEAD is building on that success and rewarding its customers by continuing to improve Version 18, all at no cost for registered V18 users and annual maintenance customers. More.
22 November 2013 – BackOffice Associates' HiT Software® division, a leader in Data Replication and Change Data Capture (CDC) solutions for heterogeneous database environments, today announced the release of DBMoto® version 8.1. The solution supports real-time data replication and changed-data updates to the SAP® HANA® Platform, extending DBMoto's broad support for Big Data databases and datastores. DBMoto version 8.1 enables IT teams to connect a large number of relational database systems containing legacy, operational and analytic information and provide it to SAP HANA, delivering a fast and cost-efficient method of making fresh data available to business-critical SAP® applications. More.
30 October 2013 – BackOffice Associates' HiT Software® division, a leader in Data Replication and Change Data Capture (CDC) solutions for heterogeneous database environments, is pleased to announce it has joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program as a Technology Partner. HiT Software, with its products DBMoto® and DBMoto® Cloud G Edition, brings real-time data replication and change data captureto Google Cloud developers to enable them to easily create real-time information flow between legacy databases and Google Cloud SQL or Google App Engine Datastore as well as reduce the time and effort to provide continuous updates to maintain accurate information at all times. As part of the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program, HiT Software has certified DBMoto to support Google Cloud SQL and App Engine Datastore for Google or other developers. More.
2nd October 2013 – DSCallards Business Intelligence (BI) experts and the number one reseller of SAP Crystal Reports in Europe, will be holding its third 2013 SAP Crystal Solutions seminar, “Analyse, Visualise, Mobilise”, at SAP Business Objects UK Head Office in Maidenhead, UK, on Wednesday 9th October 2013. Registrations have been received from organisations that include Suzuki, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, National Grid, 3M and Motorola for this popular event.
In association with SAP, Business Intelligence (BI) experts DSCallards will be running this free seminar "Analyse, Visualise, Mobilise" aimed at arming delegates with an understanding of how SAP Crystal solutions can give you the affordable BI tools you need to deliver the complete business picture.More.
18th July 2013 – DSCallards Business Intelligence experts, has been announced a Winner in the Best Performance Challenge for SAP Partners 2013.
The Best Performance Challenge is a unique enablement program which has been designed to improve sales win rate and benchmark performance. SAP partners participating in the 4th Partner Challenge work alongside SAP to improve their excellence by combining the advantages of a rich SAP solution portfolio with innovative sales approaches and successful tools. The challenge also helps to build a cohesive team which can engage and excite customers in order to increase the partner's visibility, both on the market and among SAP stakeholders, with minimal effort.More.
3rd July 2013 – DSCallards Business Intelligence experts, will be showcasing its Business Intelligence excellence at SAP Forum 2013 on 3rd July 2013 at ICC Birmingham, UK.
DSCallards will be explaining the top ten pain points that Business Intelligence can solve and the SAP technology and methodologies used by them to overcome these problems.More.
24th June 2013 – DSCallards Business Intelligence experts, will be showcasing its Business Intelligence excellence at the Plymouth Business Show on 26th June 2013 at Plymouth Pavillions.
As Business Intelligence is an unknown term to many small and medium sized businesses, DSCallards will be explaining the top ten pain points that it can solve and the technology and methodologies used to overcome these problems.More.
18th April 2013 – HiT Software®, a leader in Data Replication and Change Data Capture (CDC) solutions for heterogeneous database environments, today announced the release of DBMoto® version 8 with support for real-time data replication and Change Data Capture to the HP® Vertica™ Analytics Platform, extending DBMoto's broad support for Big Data databases and datastores. DBMoto version 8 also delivers new shared metadata functionality for multi-user and multi-site operations to support concurrent replications among global, distributed environments.
"DBMoto 8 allows us to extend our real-time CDC to HP Vertica's next-generation analytics platform, enabling fast data updates to match high-speed analytics," said Giacomo Lorenzin, Managing Director of HiT Software, Inc., a BackOffice Associates, LLC Company. "With added support for shared workforce and data replication administration, DBMoto can easily meet enterprise-wide, collaborative project needs."More.
6th December 2012 – DSCallards, leading provider of Business Intelligence (BI) services and solutions, delivered another successful Masterclass on Wednesday 5th December 2012 at SAP Business Objects House, Maidenhead, UK.
'Demystifying Dashboards and Visualisation’ kicked off with practical advice on how to get the best out of dashboard implementations with a team of experts talking the delegates through real-life case studies and explaining how they had adopted best-practice methodologies to roll dashboards out across a number of organisations. More.
3rd October 2012 – DSCallards Ltd leading provider of Business Intelligence (BI) services and solutions, held a seminar, in association with SAP Business Objects, “Business Intelligence Best Practice”, at SAP Business Objects UK Head Office in Maidenhead, UK, on Wednesday 3rd October 2012. The seminar attracted over fifty delegate registrations for the event from organisations such as West Sussex County Council, Santander, Kent County Council and Metropolitan Police.
The event was aimed at IT and business professionals as well as business executives involved in BI decisions and provided delegates with practical information on how to avoid problems and create successful BI programs in small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).” More.
2nd August 2012 – DSCallards Ltd and Business Intelligence vendor Yellowfin are pleased to announce that the leading UK telecoms engineering consultancy firm, Nova Incepta, has selected Yellowfin to help deliver outstanding service support to their customers.
Any service orientated business will know that providing timely and accurate information to customers and knowing when and where operating costs can be reduced, whilst ensuring quality service delivery, is critical to any successful business.” More.
2nd July 2012 – HiT Software®, a leader in Data Replication and Change Data Capture (CDC) solutions for heterogeneous database environments, today announced the release of DBMoto® Cloud Edition™, the first product in a family of data replication and CDC software designed to support Cloud data traffic. DBMoto Cloud Edition delivers rapid, secure data updates between disconnected databases. Data changes are captured and passed through the Cloud using web services. This provides reliable CDC for satellite enterprise databases that have no direct connection to corporate IT systems.
DBMoto Cloud Edition is now available in the UK through HiT Software's partner DSCallards.” More.
17th May 2012 – DSCallards Ltd, leading UK provider of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, has signed a reseller partner agreement with Actian Corporation, pioneers of the record-breaking analytical database - Vectorwise. The partnership will complement DSCallards existing reseller agreement with Yellowfin, an easy to use and deploy BI solution. Yellowfin and Vectorwise combine to offer a total business analytics package, at a price point that dramatically increases the accessibility of world-class reporting and analytics. Together with DSCallards expertise and experience in BI, the relationship will support the underserved majority of companies in the UK where high-end analytical solutions are too cost prohibitive and low-end solutions do not offer enough performance.
The announcement was made ahead of a joint launch event that takes place on July 3rd, 2012 at IBM South Bank, London. The event invites organisations to learn more about DSCallards, Vectorwise and Yellowfin, and how they can meet their data warehousing, analytical and BI needs.” More.
14th March 2012 – DSCallards Ltd and LEAD Technologies help Kingston University to enter the Imagine Cup 2012, a worldwide Microsoft competition, with MediKinect, a pioneering medical voice and gesture recognition software tool for operating theatres. MediKinect is designed to save a surgeon’s time during an operation and prevent the spread of infection.
The Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012 is the world’s premier student technology competition. Every year, student competitors present creative technology solutions that address real-world challenges, and many of those solutions are in use today. Its mission states: “Create and submit a project in one of the Competitions or Challenges that is inspired by the Imagine Cup 2012 theme: Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems.” More.
12th March 2012 – DSCallards, a UK provider of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, launches its new-look corporate website, www.dscallards.com.
DSCallards is focused on providing best of breed Business Intelligence solutions, that combine the world's leading technologies from SAP, Yellowfin and HiT Software with an award winning team of consultants, trainers, software developers and technical support engineers. More.
12th March 2012 – DSCallards, the number one reseller of SAP® Crystal Solutions in the UK, held its first 2012 seminar, “SAP® Crystal Reports® Masterclass”, at SAP Business Objects UK Head Office in Maidenhead, UK, on Wednesday 7th March 2012. The event had attracted over one hundred delegates from organisations that included Alcatel-Lucent, Zurich Financial Systems, Hitachi, Cap Gemini and The Economist Group.
“This is the sixth year in a row that we’ve been running these extremely popular Masterclasses for SAP® Crystal Reports®, and this event is no exception with another record number of registered delegates”, commented Adriane Gillies, Marketing Manager, DSCallards. “It’s a great opportunity for us to share our experiences and product knowledge with many existing and future customers.” More.
8th March 2012 - DSCallards has released its latest video in its Business Intelligence series, which explains how DSCallards harnesses the power of SAP® Crystal Solutions.
Lee Grogan, Sales Manager, commented, "Having worked with thousands of SMBs over its long history, DSCallards is uniquely placed to share real-world experiences in helping small to mid-sized businesses achieve better results, cut costs, improve efficiencies and save time and money through applying better reporting and business analysis to support their decision making process. More.
1st September 2011 – Wikipedia launches on the Internet; Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal kills his father, the king, his mother and then shoots himself; the 2001 foot and mouth crisis begins; Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; almost 3,000 are killed in the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center; the United States invades Afghanistan and DSCallards, award winning software specialists, sets up home in Devon.
DSCallards celebrates its tenth anniversary today. With quality at its heart, DSCallards brings together and harnesses the power of some of the world’s leading software technologies and since its inception in 2001 has gone from strength to strength. More.