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  • Blog Post: Centralizing and Sharing Business Intelligence

      This technical white paper features the Microsoft CBI (Consolidated Business Intelligence) portal as the context to discuss how Microsoft IT uses Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and Microsoft business intelligence products to help business units within Microsoft to make better and faster decisions...
  • Blog Post: Self Service BI in Retail

    I've been in several meetings with retailers where business users and IT have been at odds with each other over business intelligence and reporting. At many of the retailers, I have noticed that business groups tend to own a large part of the Business Intelligence Applications and IT has very little...
  • Blog Post: Technical Case Study: Supply-Chain Management Platform Supports Seamless Partner Collaboration

    This is an excellent whitepaper for understanding the challenges and solution for Supply Chain Collaboration as implemented by the Entertainment and Devices (EDD) division in Microsoft. EDD leverages a complex supply chain of over 300 partners, suppliers, and distributors. Supporting the EDD business...
  • Blog Post: Business Intelligence Case Studies for the Retail Industry

    Wenatex New Information Management Solution Awakens Business Insight at Sleep System Retailer Potbelly Sandwich Works Restaurant Boosts Revenues 2.5 Percent by Giving Performance Data to Managers Danske Danish Supermarket Group Manages 10 Terabytes of Business Intelligence with SQL Server 2005 Acosta...
  • Blog Post: Market Basket Analysis Using Excel 2007 & SQL Server 2008

    Impulse buying can account for a significant percentage of all supermarket purchases (I've seen different research reports peg it between 20% to 60%. One of the latest reports puts it closer to 20% See article ). Market Basket Analysis enables retailers to discover which items tend to be bought together...
  • Blog Post: Countdown to NRF

        The NRF Convention and Expo begins on Sunday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. I have been working this week in getting the material and demos ready for the expo. I worked with Avanade and Profitbase to build out a Data Warehouse for reporting Sales and Performance...
  • Blog Post: Assortment Planning Solutions for Retail

    In the current economic downturn, retailers have been hit particularly hard. Retailers that continue to innovate and explore new opportunities in pricing, sourcing, inventory management and assortment management will position themselves to compete even more strongly as the economy recovers. Retailers...
  • Blog Post: Price Optimization Solutions for Retail

    Retailers have begun to feel the effect of the weakening economy, as consumers are cutting back on discretionary spending. Most retailers acknowledge the strategic importance of pricing and its impact on the bottom line, but many lack the processes and tools to effectively manage price optimization....
  • Blog Post: NRF 98th Annual Convention & EXPO

    The Convention is open January 11-14 and the EXPO Hall Floor and DESiGN STUDiO January 12-13. Registration is open at : LINK Now Reading : Competing on Analytics (Excellent book on understanding the power of analytics in business)
  • Blog Post: Mediacart

    Last week I had an opportunity to see Mediacart in action and was pretty impressed by the scenarios that it could empower: quick scan and bag to speed the checkout process (for the retailer this can mean reduced labor costs); display store specials, discounts and coupons; get detailed product information...
  • Blog Post: Mastering Time Series Prediction with SQL Server 2008 Data Mining (Video)

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