Project Siena – Create apps with Excel and PowerPoint skills

Siena apps are as easy as editing a document. You place some visuals on a canvas. You hook them up to your data. You customize how your app looks and works. Then, if you need special logic and intelligence, you write some Excel-like expressions. You can use your app immediately, or share it with colleagues…

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PowerPivot & PowerView can hold more data with Workbook Size Optimizer

Workbook Size Optimizer http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38793 The Workbook Size optimizer for Excel can better compress data inside workbooksthat use PowerPivot or PowerView if this data comes from external data sources.The best size compression can be achieved for workbooks based on SQL Serverdatabases and there are a few tricks we can do for other SQL datasources aswell. The…