Business Analytics

Analysis Services Demystified video for the ‘need to learn it quickly’ Business Intelligence professionals

My Analysis Services Demystified video for the 'need to learn it quickly!' Business Intelligence professional has 60% off! Bargain with Packt PublishingThe video itself is for people who are suddenly landed with an Analysis Services project and need to get an overview of the technology very quickly.Once they've had a look at this video, they… Continue reading Analysis Services Demystified video for the ‘need to learn it quickly’ Business Intelligence professionals

Business Analytics, PowerBI

Notes to Self: useful links for Power View and Multidimensional models

Here is a collation of some useful Power View and Multidimensional Models literature from TechNet and Office.com. Administrator Understanding Power View for Multidimensional Models  - Quote from the above article: This does not support connecting to and creating reports for multidimensional models. Power View for multidimensional models supports browser based Power View clients only. In light of… Continue reading Notes to Self: useful links for Power View and Multidimensional models

Community, Data Relish Services, Data Visualisation

SQLPass Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter – Join Us for Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL

Join Us for a free webinar on Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXLThe Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter will be hosting Marc Smith next week, on 2nd July at 7pm PDT. I am honoured to be hosting. To register, click here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6247999365378857472 The topic: Networks… Continue reading SQLPass Business Intelligence Virtual Chapter – Join Us for Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL

Big Data, Community, SQLServerPedia Syndication

Big Data overview of the Microsoft distro of Hadoop

Here are my Big Data slides from SQLSaturday Dublin and SQLSaturday Edinburgh.This is part of the preview work that I'm doing for our SQLPass Precon which I'm jointly conducting with Allan Mitchell MVP this October, in Charlotte, NC.  Here is the link to register, and I hope to see you there! Big Data Visualisation with… Continue reading Big Data overview of the Microsoft distro of Hadoop

Data Relish Services, Women In Tech

Networking and Careers ‘Women in Technology’ Event in Edinburgh on 8th June

I am delighted to announce a 'Women in Technology' event in Edinburgh at 3.30PM on 8th June at SQLSaturday Edinburgh!Can more diverse networks provide better networks? Is it beneficial to have a diverse network, and do men and women define networking success differently? Is business networking useful in our careers? How much has networking helped… Continue reading Networking and Careers ‘Women in Technology’ Event in Edinburgh on 8th June