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Welcome to our blog of scribbles and musings designed to share with YOU our insights, knowledge and experience from training, designing and writing reports using Crystal Reports, SQL Server Reporting Services and Crystal Dashboarding (Xcelsius) for our customers.

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An Inspirational Evening at the Anglican Cathedral

Last night I was priviledged enough to be invited to the annual Sefton Education Business Partnership Complete Award Gruduation Ceremony, at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

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How Do I Resolve the Divide by Zero Issue in Crystal Reports?

A client of mine emailed a report, designed in Crystal Reports XI, that when compiled produced a Divide by Zero error message. Here is a solution to this problem.

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Effective Report Planning

Before designing reports there are a number of things that must be considered first. This post covers some of the factors, that report designers need to consider.

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A lesson in sales - Why do you buy the products and/or services you buy?

Why do you buy the products and/or services you buy? Another story about my experience of sales, as a customer.

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How Do I Add Multiple Sorts to a Tablix Object in SQL Report Builder 2008?

I was contacted by a client, using SQL Server Report Builder 2008, enquirying How does one add multiple sorts to a Tablix object?

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Know Your Customers

Earlier this year I was asked to talk about my experience of business support as part of the Know Your Customers - Delivering Inclusive Business Support in the North West project.

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A lesson in sales - The follow up call.......

I am a trainer by trade, but I know that sales is the real driver of my business. The follow up call is a chance to get a second bite of the cherry. If done right this can be an opportunity to get a new client.

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