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Koen Verbeeck

Koen Verbeeck is a Microsoft Business Intelligence consultant at element61, helping clients to get insight in their data. Koen has a comprehensive knowledge of the SQL Server BI stack, with a particular love for Integration Services. He's also a speaker at various conferences.

Archives: May 2014

Naked Statistics

A few weeks ago I stumbled up on this book review of Naked Statistics by Nathan Yau. The introduction on Amazon promises us the following:

Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From…

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Posted in Koen Verbeeck on 23 May 2014

SSRS Nugget: displaying placeholders when no rows are returned

A few days ago there was an interesting question on the forum:

How can I get None in each cell of a table in the report if no rows are returned? If I use “No rows message” property, header is not displaying on the report but I would like to…

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Posted in Koen Verbeeck on 15 May 2014

Speaking at ITPROceed

I’m delighted to announce I will be giving a session at ITPROceed, a new event in Belgium for the IT Professional. From their website:

ITPROceed is a joint effort between the ITProfessional User Groups with the strong support of Microsoft to bring you the best on the Cloud OS,…

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Posted in Koen Verbeeck on 14 May 2014

T-SQL Tuesday #54: An Interview Invitation

It’s time for another T-SQL Tuesday! This month’s blog party is hosted by Boris Hristov (blog | twitter) and the subject is about interviews and hiring.

First I thought about writing a rant about the beginning of every interview and hiring process: recruiters. You can’t live with… Read more

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Posted in Koen Verbeeck on 13 May 2014