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?
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
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
As some of you may know, I've been presenting in six different countries over the last month: Ireland, Norway, the United States, the UK, Denmark and Switzerland. A lot of this has been community work, for example, SQLBits, Database Days, SQLSaturday Denmark, SQLZaterdag in the Netherlands, and also the Norway LEAP architect program.Along the way,… Continue reading An apology…