Happy Birthday, Power BI!

July 24, 2016
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Today Power BI… the application as a service available at PowerBI.com … is a year old and the Power BI community is celebrating with a very special video produced by Adam Saxton and Paul Turley. I’d like to contribute to the bestowment of birthday wishes with a few thoughts of my own today. For much of […]


Excel 2013: Business Intelligence Goes Mainstream (If You Can Find It)

February 11, 2013

Currently I’ve been wrapping up production on Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013 (which includes chapters on Excel 2013) and preparing for my upcoming Deep Dive into Business Intelligence in Excel 2013′s PowerPivot and Power View eLearning event (among other things). Consequently I’m paying a bit more attention than usual to what the universe has to […]


Installing SharePoint 2010 and PowerPivot for SharePoint on Windows 7

May 23, 2010

Many people like me want (or need) to do their business intelligence development work on a laptop. As someone who frequently speaks at various events or teaches classes on all subjects related to the Microsoft business intelligence stack, I need a way to run multiple server products on my laptop with reasonable performance. Once upon […]