Here is a transcript of the PowerPivot tweet chat we held on September 13th. You can also view it online at http://bit.ly/ngx8Az

Hashtag archive - #MSBIPP

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Created by @MicrosoftBI on Tue Sep 13 5:08:34 GMT 2011. Contains a total of 91 tweets.

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@TechL0G RT @MicrosoftBI: We hope everybody knows about the PowerPivot Data Mashup contest that's going on. Get your submissions in! http://t.co/5JbY3t1 #msbipp
Wed, 14 Sep 2011 17:24:45 +0000 - tweet id 114026813516283904 - #1
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@c_yildiz RT @MicrosoftBI: We hope everybody knows about the PowerPivot Data Mashup contest that's going on. Get your submissions in! http://t.co/5JbY3t1 #msbipp
Wed, 14 Sep 2011 17:13:27 +0000 - tweet id 114023971187462144 - #2
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@imjuno RT @MicrosoftBI: Link to PowerPivot CTP3 if you haven't downloaded it yet: http://t.co/YBI9Ks1 #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 23:34:38 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113757511470956544 - #3
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@jppp Can't wait! [Azurized PowerPivot] RT @jppp @kjonge @ironpej we are definitely working on it #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 20:48:15 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113715637582430208 - #4
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@wagdyishac Remember for Denali PowerPivot Sharepoint Service Pack 1 is a must #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 18:23:21 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113679173125541889 - #5
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@sqlpass RT @Kjonge Want to see SQL Server Denali in action join us at #SQLPass http://t.co/Q96b8rY #MSBIPP #sqldenali
Tue Sep 13 18:05:37 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113674708427345920 - #6
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@denglishbi Completely agree. RT @alanwhitehouse: @VidasM @MicrosoftBI Stock prices = excellent suggestion. +2 #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:55:21 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113672127378501633 - #7
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@UpSearchBI RT @MicrosoftBI: @dhExcel Thanks for joining! #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:52:40 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113671449222447104 - #8
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@jppp @ironpej but you can count me in for beta testing! #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:44:09 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113669308948811776 - #9
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@alanwhitehouse @VidasM @MicrosoftBI Stock prices = excellent suggestion. +1 #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:31:48 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113666198478131200 - #10
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@jppp @ironpej Any timelines? #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:31:45 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113666186218184704 - #11
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@ironpej @jppp @kjonge @ironpej we are definitely working on it #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:29:41 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113665668276166656 - #12
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@powerpivotpro @MicrosoftBI @ironpej @kjonge Take care :) #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:29:35 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113665642309226497 - #13
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@MicrosoftBI @dhExcel Thanks for joining! #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:29:07 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113665526391250944 - #14
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@jppp @kjonge @ironpej When will PowerPivot be Azurized? #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:28:21 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113665331410636800 - #15
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@dhExcel Bye #dhExcel #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:28:01 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113665245825863680 - #16
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@EdgarSanchez RT @MicrosoftBI: We hope everybody knows about the PowerPivot Data Mashup contest that's going on. Get your submissions in! http://t.co/5JbY3t1 #msbipp
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 17:27:40 +0000 - tweet id 113665161339994112 - #17
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@powerpivotpro RT @MicrosoftBI: We hope everybody knows about the PowerPivot Data Mashup contest that's going on. Get your submissions in! http://t.co/5JbY3t1 #msbipp
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 17:27:25 +0000 - tweet id 113665096722558977 - #18
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@MicrosoftBI We hope everybody knows about the PowerPivot Data Mashup contest that's going on. Get your submissions in! http://t.co/5JbY3t1 #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:27:02 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113665000878514176 - #19
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@MicrosoftBI Ok, we're getting ready to wrap up the chat. Thank you to all our participants and @ironpej & @kjonge for joining in! #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:25:57 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113664726290018304 - #20
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@Kjonge Want to see SQL Server Denali in action join us at #SQLPass http://t.co/LeWQopX#MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:25:21 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113664577950068738 - #21
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@MicrosoftBI @VidasM That would be a good one also! #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:24:11 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113664285003091968 - #22
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@MicrosoftBI @ACMeyers15 Stay tuned! We've got some good stuff coming. Glad you love the Twitter app! #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:23:03 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113663999022866432 - #23
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@VidasM @MicrosoftBI I would like an app to load stock data from marketplace or other source with reports to track portfolio. #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:22:21 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113663823214419968 - #24
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@ACMeyers15 @MicrosoftBI I love Analytics for Twitter!!! When will I see something for LinkedIn or Facebook? #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:22:08 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113663766339657730 - #25
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@MicrosoftBI @alanwhitehouse Thanks Alan. Stay tuned we have a couple coming we think you'll like :) #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:21:28 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113663600337502208 - #26
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@alanwhitehouse @MicrosoftBI Like to see analytics for all major social media sites as well as the ability to mine comment boards on news articles. #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:20:19 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113663310116827136 - #27
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@Kjonge With Denali CTP3 we have also release some PowerShell commands for BISM: both Tabular and Multidimensional models can be targeted #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:17:26 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113662583428485120 - #28
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@MicrosoftBI Q: HAS ANYBODY TRIED ANALYTICS FOR TWITTER? ANY REQUESTS FOR OTHER APPS YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE? (NO PROMISES) :) #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:15:43 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113662151931072512 - #29
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@Kjonge With the tabular project you can also create DirectQuery models, it queries the underlying DB at query time http://t.co/oHw5TDI#MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:14:59 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113661966635122688 - #30
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@denglishbi how about that measure grid thing? you get that too in CTP3 #msbipp & image support for Crescent!
Tue Sep 13 17:11:33 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113661105531924480 - #31
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@denglishbi now that you mentioned Tabular you also get partitioning and role security (row level) available as well in CTP3 #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:10:54 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113660939571691520 - #32
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@Kjonge @jconstant65 DAX is sometimes complicated but you can also get started very fast. #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:10:33 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113660851881390080 - #33
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@denglishbi perspectives & multiple dimension relationship support (role playing) are additional nice new features available in CTP3 #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:10:07 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113660741411807232 - #34
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@ironpej @alanwhitehouse :) #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:09:12 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113660510829944832 - #35
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@Kjonge You now also have the Power of PowerPivot for the BI pro, they can create Tabular projects in BIDS http://t.co/zA9uFfV#MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:07:31 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113660087150714880 - #36
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@alanwhitehouse @ironpej That is what I figured, but it never hurts to ask. #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:07:03 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113659969794093056 - #37
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@jconstant65 My question for #MSBIPP, is what happened to the tool that was to help Excel powerusers?Have you seen how complicated DAX is getting?!
Tue Sep 13 17:06:08 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113659741527490561 - #38
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@dhExcel Most Excel pros have stayed away from PowerPivot so far because it's still just a data tool in their mind. No programmability. When? #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:05:51 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113659669641297920 - #39
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@Kjonge Some new DAX functions that will make your life easier http://t.co/MBLr2Md#msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:05:29 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113659575722459136 - #40
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@ironpej @alanwhitehouse that's a function of SharePoint Excel Services. Remember that PP in SharePoint is Excel Services on the frontend #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:05:06 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113659482202062848 - #41
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@ironpej Of course, all of this in Excel 2010. we've added over 40 DAX functions (@kjonge already mentiond TimeIntelligence) #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:04:17 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113659275418669056 - #42
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@alanwhitehouse This may be out of scope but any new features with REST and passing filter parameters via URL when PP is published in SharePoint? #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 17:03:42 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113659130073464832 - #43
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@ironpej did you know there is an Advanced tab? #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:02:27 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113658814582112256 - #44
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@ironpej @MicrosoftBI - CTP3 introduces more modeling capabilities to really enable users to quickly share and analyze information ... #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 17:01:23 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113658544850608128 - #45
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@powerpivotpro @alanwhitehouse That's a more complicated question, in practice, than I anticipated. We can talk later if you like. #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:59:20 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113658030297583617 - #46
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@MicrosoftBI Let's chat about what's new in PP CTP3. @ironpej & @kjonge, did you guys want to talk about some new features? #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:58:57 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113657931806937088 - #47
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@ironpej for speed - RAM for client. For server you'll need to balance out what your infrastruture requiremens are #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:56:54 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113657417920823296 - #48
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@alanwhitehouse What would you say is more important for performance with PP? Number of processors and speed or RAM? How about client vs. server? #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:52:54 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113656410839060480 - #49
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@Kjonge @alanwhitehouse the new SharePoint config tool allows you to create PowerShell scripts for more control over your roll out 2/2 #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:52:53 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113656406716067840 - #50
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@Kjonge @alanwhitehouse Hi Alan,we don't have a sizing tool right now 1/2 #MSBIPP #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:51:57 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113656170232807424 - #51
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@powerpivotpro @wagdyishac I've loaded 65 GB of SQL into 1.3 GB workbook before #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:51:43 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113656110635950080 - #52
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@wagdyishac How Many rows did you pulled in PP ? i did 1Billion from teradata 200GB compressed in 13GB ? share your numbers #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:50:43 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113655859392950272 - #53
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@alanwhitehouse Can we expect all the nightmares of installing into an existing live SharePoint environment to go away? #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:49:43 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113655609064300544 - #54
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@wagdyishac @powerpivotpro I'm using it NOW for my Team central reporting it's just fine #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:49:19 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113655508505866240 - #55
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@powerpivotpro @alanwhitehouse There's a little-known community feature called "ask rob privately" ;-) #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:48:38 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113655334953943040 - #56
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@wagdyishac +100 RT @shuwi: me too ! RT @Kjonge: I also really like the new PowerPivot for SharePoint Configuration Tool http://t.co/8YRlsjm#MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:48:10 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113655219015004160 - #57
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@alanwhitehouse Is there any sizing tool for PP where you can put in things like # of rows, # of sources, # users, etc and get suggested hwd specs? #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:47:32 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113655058746454017 - #58
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@Kjonge RT @powerpivotpro: We have an educated guess! RT @MladenPrajdic: @powerpivotpro my guess is feb-march 2012 #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:46:43 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654854081196032 - #59
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@powerpivotpro We have an educated guess! RT @MladenPrajdic: @powerpivotpro my guess is feb-march 2012 #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:46:10 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654714880626688 - #60
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@shuwi me too ! RT @Kjonge: I also really like the new PowerPivot for SharePoint Configuration Tool http://t.co/Iih9Oz4#MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:46:10 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654715878883328 - #61
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@ironpej great question @PowerPivotPro - we haven't announced dates yet so STAY TUNED #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:45:45 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654609117061120 - #62
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@Kjonge I also really like the new PowerPivot for SharePoint Configuration Tool http://t.co/s10HzXN#MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:45:18 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654496269303808 - #63
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@powerpivotpro All right guys my biggest question... WHEN does CTP3 become, you know, something I can use in production? :) #MSBIPP WHEN WHEN WHEN??
Tue Sep 13 16:44:46 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654365373476865 - #64
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@MicrosoftBI @powerpivotpro Thanks for joining us Rob! To all our PP enthusiasts, make sure to check out his blog powerpivotpro.com #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:44:29 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654291872497664 - #65
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@dhExcel No doubt that PP is a great technical work. #dhExcel #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:44:02 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654180010397698 - #66
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@ironpej @PowerPivotPro - true dat! Of course, you have to like the new hieararchy capability as well, creating KPIs... #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:43:56 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654155326922752 - #67
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@liviasarto RT @powerpivotpro: Being able to control slicer sort order in CTP3 is also a gamechanger. Truly :) #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:43:50 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654129473236992 - #68
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@Kjonge For more information on the diagram in Denali CTP3: http://t.co/QG4QTFG#msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:43:26 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113654027006382080 - #69
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@powerpivotpro Being able to control slicer sort order in CTP3 is also a gamechanger. Truly :) #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:43:16 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113653987923865601 - #70
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@Kjonge I really like the new features for time intelligence functions: http://t.co/B2xZ8Da#msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:41:52 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113653632062324736 - #71
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@powerpivotpro The diagram view in CTP3 is indeed pretty hot. Even just for *seeing* all the tables and relationships in your models. #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:41:26 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113653525682200577 - #72
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@ironpej my favorite feature? there's lots. one of them is the diagram view now. easily model and join tables. #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:39:57 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113653149818044416 - #73
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@powerpivotpro Hey it's time for #MSBIPP chat with @ironpej and @Kjonge! #PowerPivot
Tue Sep 13 16:39:56 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113653145070080000 - #74
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@shuwi @ironpej No not yet.. thanks for the link @MicrosoftBI ! #msbipp#MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:39:23 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113653007043928065 - #75
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@NikoNeugebauer RT @MicrosoftBI: Link to PowerPivot CTP3 if you haven't downloaded it yet: http://t.co/CZ9Ex9O #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:39:19 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113652993576022016 - #76
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@MicrosoftBI Link to PowerPivot CTP3 if you haven't downloaded it yet: http://t.co/CZ9Ex9O #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:38:49 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113652864156565504 - #77
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@ironpej We've made lots of improvements in CTP3 of PowerPivot. Have you dl yet? #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:38:06 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113652686167093248 - #78
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@ironpej Traditional and non-traditional source are all fair game - rdbms, atom, odata. if you can get to it, you can model it in PowerPivot #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:36:53 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113652378678464512 - #79
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@ironpej Powerpivot enables you to create your own BI solutions (Self-Service), mashing up data from any data source, right in Excel #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:35:36 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113652055712874496 - #80
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@liviasarto RT @MicrosoftBI: We're going to start off with a quick overview of PowerPivot then open up the chat for questions. #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:35:13 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113651959768170496 - #81
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@kiselman RT @MicrosoftBI: Hi everybody, thanks for joining us. With us today we have @ironpej & kjonge. We're excited for our first tweet chat! #msbipp
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:34:53 +0000 - tweet id 113651874384715776 - #82
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@MicrosoftBI We're going to start off with a quick overview of PowerPivot then open up the chat for questions. #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:33:33 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113651539918327809 - #83
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@MicrosoftBI @dhExcel Hi David! #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:32:48 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113651350851690497 - #84
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@MicrosoftBI Hi everybody, thanks for joining us. With us today we have @ironpej & kjonge. We're excited for our first tweet chat! #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:31:53 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113651120810885121 - #85
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@dhExcel Hello #dhExcel #MSBIPP
Tue Sep 13 16:30:13 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113650701460176897 - #86
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@MicrosoftBI Hello everybody. We'll be starting the PowerPivot tweet chat shortly. Hash tag to follow for chat will be #msbipp
Tue Sep 13 16:22:18 +0000 2011 - tweet id 113648711531364352 - #87
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