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Are you Ready to Use Power BI?

What! NO? Get with it, my friend.  Power BI is for everyone.  All the kids are doing it… not to mention the business owners, marketers, sales campaign planners and scientists, IT Pros and common folk.  Power BI is all the rage and can be used to analyze everything under the…

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1 comments, 335 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 18 August 2015

Are you Ready to Use Power BI?

What! NO? Get with it, my friend.  Power BI is for everyone.  All the kids are doing it… not to mention the business owners, marketers, sales campaign planners and scientists, IT Pros and common folk.  Power BI is all the rage and can be used to analyze everything under the…

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1 comments, 118 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 18 August 2015

Power BI General Availability Announced: July 24, 2015

On Friday, James Phillips, Microsoft VP of Business Intelligence, announced the general availability of the new Power BI Business Analytics Service will be July 24th.  Also referred to as “Power BI 2.0”, the new service will eventually replace the 1.0 Power BI extension to Office 365.  In a nutshell, this…

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2 comments, 111 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 12 July 2015

Power BI General Availability Announced: July 24, 2015

On Friday, James Phillips, Microsoft VP of Business Intelligence, announced the general availability of the new Power BI Business Analytics Service will be July 24th.  Also referred to as “Power BI 2.0”, the new service will eventually replace the 1.0 Power BI extension to Office 365.  In a nutshell, this…

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2 comments, 592 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 12 July 2015

Online Training event: Designing a Mobile Dashboard Solution with Microsoft DataZen

I’d like to make you aware of a three-hour training event that I will be presenting, hosted by SQL Server Pro Magazine on Thursday, July 30th beginning at 11 AM Eastern Time.  Each one-hour session has a one hour break between and registered attendees can watch the sessions again after…

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2 comments, 466 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 11 July 2015

Online Training event: Designing a Mobile Dashboard Solution with Microsoft DataZen

I’d like to make you aware of a three-hour training event that I will be presenting, hosted by SQL Server Pro Magazine on Thursday, July 30th beginning at 11 AM Eastern Time.  Each one-hour session has a one hour break between and registered attendees can watch the sessions again after…

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2 comments, 110 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 11 July 2015

Power BI Hands-On Workshop at PASS Global Summit

Please join me at the PASS Global Summit in Seattle for a half-day, 3-hour hands-on Power BI mini workshop. Bring your laptop and let’s build a real business intelligence (BI) solution using Power BI! In this deep-dive session, we build a complete solution.  You will need the Power BI Designer…

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4 comments, 121 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 2 July 2015

Power BI Hands-On Workshop at PASS Global Summit

Please join me at the PASS Global Summit in Seattle for a half-day, 3-hour hands-on Power BI mini workshop. Bring your laptop and let’s build a real business intelligence (BI) solution using Power BI! In this deep-dive session, we build a complete solution.  You will need the Power BI Designer…

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4 comments, 1,277 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 2 July 2015

Animated Graphics Depict The Fallen of World War II

In an amazing application of visualization techniques, this production is a depiction of the casualties and affects of war.  Starting with World War II, Neil Halloran uses animated charts to measure the number of soldier and civilian deaths and then pivots and refactors these numbers in an impressive and impactful…

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3 comments, 86 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 7 June 2015

Animated Graphics Depict The Fallen of World War II

In an amazing application of visualization techniques, this production is a depiction of the casualties and affects of war.  Starting with World War II, Neil Halloran uses animated charts to measure the number of soldier and civilian deaths and then pivots and refactors these numbers in an impressive and impactful…

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3 comments, 318 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 7 June 2015

Maintaining Parallel Power Pivot and SSAS Tabular Models–Tales from the Trenches

This post is really a collection of field notes and some lessons learned from recent project experience. I’ve done plenty of SSAS Tabular projects over the past few years – usually starting with a Visual Studio project rather than Power Pivot. I’ve also done a bit of Power Pivot work…

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7 comments, 285 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 27 May 2015

Maintaining Parallel Power Pivot and SSAS Tabular Models–Tales from the Trenches

This post is really a collection of field notes and some lessons learned from recent project experience. I’ve done plenty of SSAS Tabular projects over the past few years – usually starting with a Visual Studio project rather than Power Pivot. I’ve also done a bit of Power Pivot work…

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7 comments, 103 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 27 May 2015

New Articles About Datazen, Microsoft’s Mobile Dashboard Platform

I’m pleased to share the first two articles in a series for SQL Server Pro Magazine.  Here’s a short excerpt from each with a link to the full article: Getting Started with Datazen, Microsoft’s New Mobile Dashboard Platform (Part 1) Microsoft Datazen is a new tool from Microsoft built on…

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1 comments, 90 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 26 May 2015

New Articles About Datazen, Microsoft’s Mobile Dashboard Platform

I’m pleased to share the first two articles in a series for SQL Server Pro Magazine.  Here’s a short excerpt from each with a link to the full article: Getting Started with Datazen, Microsoft’s New Mobile Dashboard Platform (Part 1) Microsoft Datazen is a new tool from Microsoft built on…

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1 comments, 292 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 26 May 2015

Microsoft DataZen Mobile Platform Available to SQL Server Enterprise Customers for Free

Last month Microsoft announced that they had acquired the DataZen mobile BI platform and were adding it to their enterprise BI product suite. This is very exciting news that rounds out the Microsoft BI capabilities of their entire product portfolio. What’s more, is that they plan to make if free…

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6 comments, 554 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 5 May 2015

Microsoft DataZen Mobile Platform Available to SQL Server Enterprise Customers for Free

Last month Microsoft announced that they had acquired the DataZen mobile BI platform and were adding it to their enterprise BI product suite. This is very exciting news that rounds out the Microsoft BI capabilities of their entire product portfolio. What’s more, is that they plan to make if free…

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6 comments, 72 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 5 May 2015

DataZen Dashboards Update

I’ve spend a good three days on and off working with the new “Microsoft” DataZen dashboard tool and I think this is going to be significant addition to the enterprise BI offering. It’s not quick and easy to setup the server, configure data sources, data view queries and design dashboards…

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14 comments, 177 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 29 April 2015

DataZen Dashboards Update

I’ve spend a good three days on and off working with the new “Microsoft” DataZen dashboard tool and I think this is going to be significant addition to the enterprise BI offering. It’s not quick and easy to setup the server, configure data sources, data view queries and design dashboards…

Read more

14 comments, 790 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 29 April 2015

Microsoft DataZen Mobile Platform Available to Enterprise Customers for Free

Last week Microsoft announced that they had acquired the DataZen mobile BI platform and were adding it to their enterprise BI product suite. This is very exciting news that rounds out the Microsoft BI capabilities of their entire product portfolio. What’s more, is that they plan to make if free…

Read more

5 comments, 334 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 26 April 2015

Microsoft DataZen Mobile Platform Available to Enterprise Customers for Free

Last week Microsoft announced that they had acquired the DataZen mobile BI platform and were adding it to their enterprise BI product suite. This is very exciting news that rounds out the Microsoft BI capabilities of their entire product portfolio. What’s more, is that they plan to make if free…

Read more

5 comments, 67 reads

Posted in SQL Server BI Blog on 26 April 2015

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