Gemini has an official name: PowerPivot

Well the Gemini team is making progress towards shipping. Now they have a real name: PowerPivot. They still don’t have any pricing/licensing/packaging details; that is promised later this year. There’s also links to sign up for a beta. But I don’t have any more details about that. Like all Microsoft employees I had access to…


Excel 2010 is better than the PPS Planning AddIn

Although the model of using an Excel AddIn can be a little clunky (especially for what PPS Planning called the contributor scenario) I think my team did a pretty good job getting some very usable reporting elements. Now I get to point you to things my team didn’t do, but are native features of Excel….


Radio Silence

Well radio silence has been maintained quite successfully. Sorry for the lack of updates but with Planning development ended I haven’t had a lot to say… Office 2010 (aka Office 14) is finally starting to see the light of day. I know some of you by now have gotten your hands on the Technical Preview…