Jason Morales’ Microsoft BI Update – December 2008

  HOT TOPICS   Announcing PerformancePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2 Click here to learn more   ORDER NOW!!!  The latest & greatest book written by esteemed colleagues on the PerformancePoint Product Team Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007   The Role of BI in an Economic Downturn Microsoft BI Website   Thriving in a Down… Read more

Case Study Summary: Culver Franchising Systems, Inc (CFSI)

  Culver’s Improves Operations with Microsoft Business Intelligence Solution    Posted 7/28/08 *** the content provided below is extracted from a Microsoft case study … Click here to read more     Software and Services Office SharePoint Server 2007PerformancePoint Server 2007SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition   Related Industries Food Service Industry     Culver Franchising… Read more

Jason Morales’ Microsoft BI Update – November 2008

  HOT TOPICS   Scorecards and Dashboards for your IT Department Whitepaper – This document provides direction and samples for creating a Business Intelligence framework for data collected by Microsoft® Systems Center Operations Manager. Download Sample Solution   Microsoft BI Surface Demo Presented at the Microsoft BI Conference in Seattle, 2008   Drive Business Performance… Read more

Case Study Summary – PREMIER Bankcard

  Credit Card Company Runs its Business with 12-Terabyte Mission Critical BI Solution   Posted 07/25/08 *** the content provided below is extracted from a Microsoft Case Study… click to watch the video Click here to read more   Software and Services PerformancePoint 2007 SQL Server 2005, Enterprise Edition   Related Industries Banking   PREMIER… Read more

Case Study Summary – GPX International Tire Corp.

  Tire Manufacturer Drives Deeper Business Insight with Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint Server 2007   Posted: 05/07/2008 *** the content provided below is extracted from a Microsoft Case Study… click to read more…   Software and Services PerformancePoint 2007 SQL Server 2005, Enterprise Edition Dynamics NAV   Consulting Partner SHEA Business Solutions   Related Industries Manufacturing Distributing… Read more

The Update – August 2008

  HOT TOPICS   Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2008   Register NOW for the 2nd Annual Microsoft BI Conference – click here!   25% Discount Promotion – Microsoft Office SharePoint ECAL / PerformancePoint Server CAL *** extended through September 30, 2008   Microsoft to Acquire DATAllegro What the Microsoft-DATAllegro Deal Means for Customers, Vendors and BI  … 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 SQL Server Reporting Services & Crystal Reports

To date, many organizations have relied on Crystal Reports for production reporting of data stored in SQL Server.  But with the release of SQL Server 2005, Microsoft offers a version of Reporting Services that is an excellent alternative to Crystal Reports, so many organizations are migrating away from Business Objects licensing to the Microsoft platform.    The following article compares the two reporting applications… Read more

Compare SQL Server Enterprise & Standard Editions – Business Intelligence features

  Enterprise & Standard Edition Feature Comparisons: – Microsoft SQL Server 2008  – Microsoft SQL Server 2005     Business Intelligence features of SQL Server Enterprise Edition: (that are not in the Standard Edition)   Advanced Analytics – Account intelligence – Linked measures and dimensions – Perspectives – Semiadditive measures – Writeback dimensions Scalability and Performance – Proactive… Read more

Webcast Update – Data Mining Add-Ins for the 2007 Office System

MICROSOFT ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: Technet Webcast: Data Mining Add-Ins for the 2007 Office System (Level 200)   Recorded: November 27, 2006 Jamie MacLennan, Development Manager, Microsoft   Length: 59 minutes   Agenda: Overview: Data Mining for the masses Product Demo: SQL Server 2005 Data Mining – Table Analysis tools for Excel 2007 – Data Mining Client for Excel 2007… Read more