Archive for December 2019

The Pick Popdock Papers, Part III: Know Your Audience

They say that you can’t please all of the people, all of the time. I would argue that you can’t please all of the people any of the time.  Especially when it comes to business reporting. In my previous post, we spoke about how to choose the right tool for the kind of report that…

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Get Creative With Your Dynamics GP Data

Normally, the data returned from a connector doesn’t need any special handling. However, in certain cases you may have to get creative with your Dynamics GP data to get it showing how you would like to see it.  In this article, I will show you three scenarios with Dynamics GP data that will help you…

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Assigning Widget Lists to a Group in Popdock

In Popdock, for an application widget to display data, the widget’s list(s) must be assigned to a group when the widget is created. These are the steps for assigning widget lists to a group in Popdock: Here is an example of what a user will see if a list is not assigned to a group…

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The Pick Popdock Papers, Part II: Choosing a Purpose Built Tool

“You should always pick the right tool for what you’re doing” seems like a really trite way to open this post. But I just did. Hopefully it brings you in anyway. One of the biggest problems I have in picking tools is identifying exactly what it is I’m trying to do. For example, it isn’t…

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Understanding Popdock Security And Sharing A Favorite List With Your Team

With having sensitive data accessible to members of your team, you may want to consider using the built-in feature of Popdock security.  Popdock’s security would allow you to distribute permissions based on users and teams.  In this article, I will go over where to go to set up security settings for a team and the…

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The Pick Popdock Papers, Part I: Choosing a Reporting Platform Isn’t Easy

There are a lot of reporting tools on the market today.  A lot. And choosing a reporting platform isn’t easy! So many of the tools on the market today purport that they are “the only reporting tool you’ll ever need!” However, I personally think that that claim is really small-minded. It’s true that most of…

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