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  • Blog Post: New Article Summarizes Support for Mobile Devices Across Business Intelligence (BI) Technologies

    The newly published article, Mobile Support Across Business Intelligence (BI) Technologies, outlines the mobile devices and mobile operating systems you can use with SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, SQL Server Reporting Services, and Office 365. It includes a summary of feature support, as well as requirements...
  • Blog Post: Exciting Times for Business Analytics

    With one week to go until the PASS Business Analytics Conference in Chicago, IL, guest blogger and PASS BAC speaker, Marco Russo joins us today to give us his perspective on the dynamic world of business analytics.    M arco Russo (@marcorus) is a Business Intelligence consultant and mentor...
  • Blog Post: Filling a Critical Role in Business Today: The Data Translator

    Lately we’ve seen a lot of articles calling data scientists and statisticians the jobs of the future. While I agree that we’ll probably see an increase in those types of jobs, I think they will still stay niche roles. I believe there are more immediate needs that, when addressed, will have a much greater...
  • Blog Post: Five Days to ‘QuickStart’ Your BI Solution

    In today’s economic climate, the need for comprehensive Business Intelligence capability driving competitive advantage across the business has never been higher yet limitations of existing toolsets and the urgent need to control costs all too often act as roadblocks. Companies are increasingly adopting...
  • Blog Post: The Weather Channel Nominated for Gartner Business Intelligence Excellence Award at Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2013

    Microsoft nominated The Weather Channel for the Gartner Business Intelligence Excellence Award based on their 2012 initiative to implement a flexible BI solution based on Microsoft SQL Server 2012. The award, launched in 2005, recognizes recent business intelligence (BI) implementations that demonstrate...
  • Blog Post: 24 Wins During the 24 Hours of PASS, Business Analytics Edition

    Questions and Answers to the #24HOP Challenge Thanks to all who attended the 24 Hours of Pass: Business Analytics Edition last week and for your participation in the 24 Hours of Pass Challenge , held on Twitter via @MicrosoftBI . The sessions were chock full of information, and they gave participants...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner* Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

    Hello Business Intelligence community! My name is Eron Kelly and I recently took the role of General Manager of Product Marketing for the Data Platform at Microsoft. I’ve been at Microsoft for over 12 years in various product marketing roles on BizTalk, Exchange, Office 365 and Windows Azure. I’m excited...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft BI Solution Builder Provides Roadmap to Better Business Intelligence

    Have you ever bought a new car or computer, and a year later you’re still discovering cool new features you never knew were there (because you didn’t take time to read the manual)?  When this happens, you kick yourself a little and think, “Dang, that feature would have made my life so much easier...
  • Blog Post: 24 Chances to Win During the 24 Hours of PASS!

    Mark your calendars for January 30 th and play along on Twitter to win prizes during the 24 Hours of PASS! If you’re a business analytics professional, you won’t want to miss the upcoming 24 Hours of Pass Event , where you will access best practices, expert tips and demos on business analytics from the...
  • Blog Post: From Data to Insight & Impact: Using Power View to Review Manufacturing Performance

    In this latest series of From Data to Insight & Impact blogs and videos, we share another real-life scenario where we leverage Microsoft BI to discover insight from our data through the amazing self service capabilities of Power View. Here, in this first part of our new series, we talk with Gene...
  • Blog Post: How Great Western Bank is Using BI to Power the Business

    At PASS Summit this year Ted Kummert talked about some of the trends that he saw in the industry and the corresponding opportunities that these changes would provide for businesses.  One of the opportunities that Ted mentioned was enabling pervasive insight. During his presentation, he highlighted...
  • Blog Post: From Data to Insight & Impact: Building a Sales Summary with Power View

    In the first post of the From Data to Insight & Impact blog series, we interviewed Microsoft Corporate Vice President Susan Hauser, who explained how her team uses Power View to get deeper insights in a shorter period of time. Here, in Part 2 of this series, Microsoft Finance Director Marc Reguera...
  • Blog Post: From Data to Insight & Impact: Using Power View to Review Sales Performance

    Welcome to our  From Data to Insight & Impact series, where we invite you to take a closer look at Power View, the BI tool that is helping business leaders across every industry drive positive impact in their business. In this series of videos and case studies, we share real-life scenarios that...
  • Blog Post: Blog Series: Creating BI Solutions with BISM Tabular (Part 2 of 4)

    Guest Author: Dan Clark , Senior BI Consultant, Pragmatic Works Introduction The goal of this blog series is to expose you to the process needed to create a BISM Tabular Model in SQL Server 2012 and to deploy it to an Analysis Server where it can be exposed to client applications. The first part of this...
  • Blog Post: Blog Series: Creating BI Solutions with BISM Tabular (Part 1 of 4)

    Guest blogger Dan Clark is a senior BI consultant for Pragmatic Works. As a member of the Pragmatic Works SEAL Team (Special Engagements and Learning) he is focused on learning new BI technologies and training others how to best implement the technology. Dan has published several books and numerous articles...
  • Blog Post: Best Practices in Data Visualization

    Author : Jenifer Underwood , Sr. Technical Product Manager, Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence In this new world of exploding data volumes, the ability to make sense of all this data and effectively communicate insights from it is a highly valued skillset. Communicating trustworthy insights includes...
  • Blog Post: My Top 5 BI Features in SQL Server 2012

    Today we are excited to feature a guest post from Mike Davis, MCITP, who is the Managing Project Lead at Pragmatic Works.   He is an author of several Business intelligence books.   Mike is an experienced speaker and has presented at many events such as several SQL Server User Groups, Code...
  • Blog Post: Hadoop and BI are Better Together!

    During the SQL PASS Summit 2011 Day One Keynote (watch the recording at: http://www.sqlpass.org/summit/2011/Live/LiveStreaming/LiveStreamingWednesday.aspx ), we were excited to announce our support for Apache Hadoop. During his keynote, Ted Kummert, Corporate Vice President of Business Platform at Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Hadoop Summit Is Coming Up

    The 5 th annual Hadoop Summit is fast approaching and we are excited to participate in this great event! The Summit is June 13 – 14 at the San Jose Convention Center . It will feature use cases, tips and tricks, and will educate organizations about how they can leverage Apache Hadoop as part of...
  • Blog Post: Brand New BI Labs! Time Series Foundation

    What are BI Labs? We’re excited to unveil the latest BI labs project! If you’re not familiar with BI Labs, they are a series of experimental business intelligence projects made available from internal sources across Microsoft. Additional information and downloads of these BI prototypes...
  • Blog Post: Business Analytics for the New World of Data

    We are pleased to be participating in the Gartner BI conference in Los Angeles this week. As part of our presence at the event, I will be presenting our view on Business Analytics for the New World of Data . There has never been a more exciting time with respect to the world of data. We are seeing the...
  • Blog Post: Big Data for Everyone: Using Microsoft’s Familiar BI Tools with Hadoop

    In our second Big Data technology guest blog post, we are thrilled to have Ashvini Sharma, a Group Program Manager in the SQL Server Business Intelligence group at Microsoft. Ashvini discusses how organizations can provide insights for everyone from any data, any size, anywhere by using Microsoft’s...
  • Blog Post: New Demo of Power View is Live!

    If you missed it, the BI team released an updated Power View demo last week. This is the same demo as the CTP3 one that was released a couple months back, but now reflects some of the new features of RC0! Be sure to watch below to see these new features in action. If you’re wondering what’s...
  • Blog Post: SQL PASS Recap From MVP Jen Stirrup

    Our next guest post in our PASS Summit recap series is from MVP Jen Stirrup. Jen is a Director at Copper Blue Consulting . You can catch her on twitter talking BI and data visualization at @jenstirrup or follow her BI Blog . If you want to hear the latest SQL Server news first – then go to SQLPass...
  • Blog Post: Day One Recap of SQL PASS

    What an amazing first day at the PASS Summit. We saw some amazing demos of BI on Hadoop data, Mobile BI and the latest features of Power View. We hope all the attendees are enjoying the sessions as much as we are! PASS is in full swing, but we wanted to let you know you can catch a recap of Corporate...
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