Data Visualisation

Color-blindness – why does it happen, and how can data visualisations help?

How people perceive colour is an interesting issue. The Young-Helmholtz Trichromatic theory of vision proposed that we have red/green/blue receptors, which are then combined to show different colours.  It is thought that the red-green receptors are close together, and perhaps this is the root of the issue. Needless to say, the issue is complex but… Continue reading Color-blindness – why does it happen, and how can data visualisations help?

Data Visualisation, PowerBI, PowerPivot, SQLServerPedia Syndication

SQLPass Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter References and Slides

Thank you to everyone who attended my SQLPass Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter webinar! I have lots of questions to follow up, from both during and after the event. Please watch this space for more responses to questions over the next few days, and I will try to ensure that I answer every question. The slides… Continue reading SQLPass Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter References and Slides

Business Intelligence

Tiny correction to MSDN Blog – adding report server content types to a Sharepoint Library

I spotted a small error in MSDN article entitled Add Report Server Content Types to a Library (Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated Mode) It's just a tiny error, but small enough that someone looking for it, might run into problems. The second half of the document should read:To add report server content types1.Open the library for which… Continue reading Tiny correction to MSDN Blog – adding report server content types to a Sharepoint Library

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Find the missing sessions in the 2011 SQLPass Summit DVD set

Is everyone enjoying their newly-minted 2011 PASS Summit DVD set? I am, you betcha! Some of the sessions are missing, though. The following sessions are missing from the 2011 PASS Summit DVD:Application and Database DevelopmentWorking With XML in SQL ServerKendal Van Dyke, Insource TechnologySQL AzureThis Ain't Your Father's CloudBuck Woody, Microsoft and Kevin Kline, Quest SoftwareBI… Continue reading Find the missing sessions in the 2011 SQLPass Summit DVD set