The Business Intelligence Update – September 2008




Register NOW for the 2nd Annual Microsoft BI Conference – click here!


25% Discount PromotionMicrosoft Office SharePoint ECAL / PerformancePoint Server CAL

*** extended through September 30, 2008


Assessment Tool for Business Intelligence

 – compare your infrastructure against industry best practices and the latest IT research


Online Demo: Geospatial Business Intelligence

–  by integrating Virtual Earth and PerformancePoint

–  Blog: More on Virtual Earth & PPS 


Business intelligence basics: case studies and job advice

Five keys to hiring (good) business intelligence professionals 

Leveraging business and marketing skills for a business intelligence (BI) career





How does it all stack up?

6 part Seminar Series, sponsored by Inetium & Microsoft

Sept 18

Omaha, NE

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Dashboard in a Day – sponsored by Quilogy

Sept 16 – Omaha, NE

Sept 18 – Chicago, IL

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The Next Generation of Business Intelligence

Executive Roundtable Breakfast Series, sponsored by Neudesic & Microsoft

Sept 18 – Denver, CO

Sept 30 – Las Vegas, NV


Microsoft BI Conference

Oct 6-8 – Seattle, WA


Managing Performance with PerformancePoint

Planning, Financial Reporting, Monitoring and Analytics for Dynamics GP 10

Oct 8 – Mountain View, CA

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PASS Community Summit 2008

Nov 18-21 – Seattle, WA

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Find Events & Webcasts




* all times listed below are for Pacific time zone 


Microsoft Business Intelligence for Retail – sponsored by Solver 

Sept 11, 11am

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Using Your SharePoint Portal to Communicate Business Intelligence presented by Quilogy

Sept 11, 1 pm

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Achieving Business Intelligence Across the Enterprise presented by Thorogood

Sept 18, 9am – Realize Fast & Effective Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting

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SQL Server 2008: First Impressions


BIScorecard Rates Eight Leading Products

An Effective Business Intelligence Strategy is the Key to Business Success

Next-generation BI at Hand, Forrester Reports

Gartner lists Microsoft India as leading vendor of BI


Information Agility

Who doesn’t want to be agile?

The Business Intelligence Model of Conflicting Interests

Is Excel a Complete BI Solution?