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DataOnWheels

Steve Hughes is a Principal Consultant at Magenic. His area of expertise is in data and business intelligence architecture on the Microsoft SQL Server platform. He was also the data architect for a SaaS company which delivered a transportation management solution for fleets across the United States. Steve has co-authored two books and delivered more than 30 presentations on SQL Server and data architecture over the past six years. He also provides insights from the field on his blog at http://dataonwheels.wordpress.com.

Archives: February 2012

PASSMN Rocks 2012!

As many of you may know, I am the Chair for the Minnesota SQL Server User Group aka PASSMN.  I work with a great group of individuals who have worked hard to get our upcoming speaker schedule and sponsorships worked out.  I am very excited to discuss the upcoming schedule…

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 22 February 2012

PowerPivot and Market Research

This past Tuesday, February 14, I was invited to discuss how technology can be used to help analyze data for the purposes of Market Research at Minnesota School of Business.  A friend of mine, Shane Smith, is teaching this class and invited me to show how the tools I work…

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 16 February 2012

PowerPivot for Excel Install Issues

At one of my customers, we had a very frustrating experience while trying to get PowerPivot for Excel (SQL Server 2008 R2) installed on a number of developer machines.  All of the machines were 64-bit running Windows 7. We had Office 2010 32 bit installed in all cases.  The frustration…

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 2 February 2012