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  • Blog Post: Did my dad influence me?

    I always love it when I can combine things I really love and in this case I was thinking about music and BI. When Data Explorer was first released on Azure Labs I played around with it a couple of times, but I have to admit at that point I failed to see just how impressive it actually is. When we announced...
  • Blog Post: PowerPivot on Lync – small update

    Just a small heads up that I changed the Lync PowerPivot file to make it scale better.  In order to do so I have removed several unique columns from the import and moved some calculations to the query side instead of the client side. I have placed the new file here and the original file is still...
  • Blog Post: Extending your Lync monitoring data using PowerPivot and Power View

    Cross posting from Ilse’s Blog . During the last Techdays here in Belgium, I have had the privilege of being able to present a session on Lync. I had chosen as a topic for that session “Deploying Lync: Notes from the Field, and more”, where I talked about the top ten questions I run into when talking...
  • Blog Post: Using SharePoint Content Types as Report Templates

    Last week a customer asked us if he could help users to start a PowerPivot file from an existing template.  For this specific environment some analysis was to be done on content stored in SharePoint Lists.  Using SharePoint 2010 and PowerPivot enables you to subscribe to these lists as Data...
  • Blog Post: What’s new in Excel 2010 for BI?

    A very common question I get is “What is actually new in Excel 2010 for BI?”.  As you all know Excel is a wonderful BI client and many reports eventually end up in Excel.  As a result we obviously invest a lot in the BI capabilities of Excel and Excel 2010 is not an exception. The first improvement...
  • Blog Post: PowerPivotFAQ

    One of my colleagues, Rob Collie, has created a new FAQ for PowerPivot @ http://powerpivotfaq.com/ . We will try to answer as much of the questions on PowerPivot as possible. This can only be achieved because of the great volunteers who moderate this list of course. More information can be found ...
  • Blog Post: Project Gemini aka PowerPivot for Excel

    Yesterday the official name for Project Gemini was announced during the keynote of the SharePoint Conference, as of now Project Gemini will be known as PowerPivot (for Excel). Personally I feel this name is very well chosen since it really expresses what Gemini is about, in the end it is a PivotTable...
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