Microsoft's new self service business intelligence platform (project Gemini), is set to revolutionize how Business Intelligence projects are implemented, with many projects choosing a much more agile approach with less formal IT involvement in the modelling.

If you are looking to get ahead of the game on this exciting new technology, There is a one day course at SQLBits in the Wales on the 18th November, with Donald Farmer from the Analysis Services Team.

http://www.sqlbits.com/information/TrainingDay.aspx

Another hot topic in Business Intelligence is the MDX language. You can't move beyond the basics with analysis services without rolling up your sleeves and using MDX. The one day "Introduction to MDX" course by Chris Web, author of the book "MDX solutions" looks an excellent investment in time for anyone getting into business intelligence.

courses are 199 STG if you register before the 30th September.