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Business Intelligence and Power View: a Subtle Change or an Inflection Point?

Can organisations be brave enough use their data to get along the 'inflection point'? If so, how can they do it? Can Power View help?Andrew Grove wrote a book Only the Paranoid Survive, which discusses how Intel survived change after change in the computing industry. Grove had a very interesting idea: businesses are affected by… Continue reading Business Intelligence and Power View: a Subtle Change or an Inflection Point?

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Visualising the Tabular Model in Power View

Here are my slides from my recent presentation at SQLServerDays in Belgium. I love this conference; the team do a great job of organising it, and they always make me feel genuinely welcome. If you get the chance to go along, I recommend you take the experience!Here are my slides for you to view. Visualising… Continue reading Visualising the Tabular Model in Power View

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IP address query selection for High Availability Listener

One of my customers contacted me; they had set up High Availability but had a concern. They couldn't ping all of the IP addresses associated with each of their listeners.I gave it a go, and sure enough, I could see one of the IP addresses, but not the 'sleeping' one, which was on a different… Continue reading IP address query selection for High Availability Listener

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Freakonomics author Steven Levitt is presenting Keynote at PASS Business Analytics Conference

Fantastic news about the PASS BA Conference!Award-winning economist and author Dr. Steven D. Levitt – co-author of the best-selling book Freakonomics and its sequel SuperFreakonomics – will keynote at the inaugural PASS Business Analytics Conference in Chicago, April 10-12.Dr. Levitt will take the stage on Day 2 to share his passion for data and the… Continue reading Freakonomics author Steven Levitt is presenting Keynote at PASS Business Analytics Conference