Jason Morales’ Microsoft BI Update – January 2012

 HOT TOPICS SQL Server 2012 Release Candidate is now Available!Download: SQL Server 2012 Release Candidate 0 (RC0)My Top 5 SQL Server 2012 Features…New Demo of Power View is Live! Get your SQL Server database ready for Azure Data Analytics, Business Intelligence Workers in Demand RESOURCES microsoft.com/BI BI TVGaining Insights On Your Competitors with Competitive IntelligencePredictive… Read more

Jason Morales’ Microsoft BI Update – October 2008

  HOT TOPICS     SQL Server 2008 performs 1 trillion row query in seconds at BI Conference   Microsoft Focuses on BI for SQL Server Kilimanjaro Microsoft BI: Gemini Lands at Kilimanjaro   DM Review Midmarket Business Intelligence Survey Results   Assessment Tool for Business Intelligence  – compare your infrastructure against industry best practices and… Read more

The Update – July 2008

  HOT TOPICS   Gates exits Microsoft to focus on charity work   BI Trends: The Next Generation of Performance Management IDC Report Sees Steady Growth for BI, Pent-Up Demand for Analytics Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in BI, Analytics?   Kimball University: Microsoft SQL Server Comes of Age for Data Warehousing Microsoft Dynamics AX… Read more

Compare PerformancePoint Server – Pricing Strategy

  Access to PerformancePoint Server license costs can be found by simply running a search on www.microsoft.com for PerformancePoint pricing.  The top results will direct you to the PerformancePoint site and the ‘How to Buy’ link.   There are three license types for PerformancePoint: – Server  ($20K) – Client Access License, or CAL  ($195/user) ** This is a Server/CAL license model; there are not licenses for… Read more

The Update – June 2008

  HOT TOPICS   PerformancePoint Webcast Demo – hosted by Jason Morales June 17, 11am (PDT)   Announcing PerformancePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 1 The Payoff of Pervasive Performance Management  Video – Business Intelligence by Role (CFO, Operations Mgr, IT Director, Sales Mgr) Subscribe – Microsoft Business Intelligence Newsletter    Results from the BI Survey… Read more