Community, Data Relish Services, SQLServerPedia Syndication

The Journey is the Reward: Speaking for SQLPass, where do you start?

I'm heartened by the numbers of people who are expressing an interest in speaking at events. In particular, I understand that SQLPass had record numbers of people submitting to SQLPass Summit in Charlotte this year. For me, this is especially important because it suggest that more people are interested in speaking and sharing their SQL… Continue reading The Journey is the Reward: Speaking for SQLPass, where do you start?

Big Data, Community, PowerBI, PowerPivot, SQLServerPedia Syndication

Big Data for the Business Intelligence Professional SQLPass Summit Preconference Day

I'm delighted to announce that Allan Mitchell (blog ¦ twitter) and I are giving a Big Data for the Business Intelligence Professional preconference session at SQLPass Summit 2013 in Charlotte, NC.What will we be covering? What does Big Data mean for business intelligence professionals? Come see the “whats,” “hows,” and “whys” as this full-day pre-conference… Continue reading Big Data for the Business Intelligence Professional SQLPass Summit Preconference Day

Business Intelligence, PowerPivot, SQLServerPedia Syndication

PowerPivot error: unable to upgrade the Data Model in this workbook

Upon opening a PowerPivot in Excel 2013 workbook, I get the following message:unable to upgrade the Data Model in this workbook. The error occurred while upgrading PowerPivot workbook. The data model has reverted to the previous version The PowerPivot model was created in Excel 2013. The machine is 64-bit and the model was created here… Continue reading PowerPivot error: unable to upgrade the Data Model in this workbook