Microsoft BI Wins Raves From Giant Shipping Company

Saw this great article in Information  Week – Thanks to Alex for pointing it out to me. <excerpt> With the new Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010 tools plus PowerPivot for SharePoint, the reports can be done in close to real time, Catassi said, and the functional but archaic process of burning CD’s became little more…

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The Democratization of BI for Malaysia with SQL Server 2008 R2

<excerpt from Information Week’s Global CIO> For CIOs, the problem has been the complexity of many BI tools: aimed at sophisticated experts, many of today’s products just won’t scale to the levels needed if the democratization effort is to be more than a slogan. And that’s precisely where Microsoft comes in. -Bob Evans </excerpt from…

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 PowerPivot Planning and Deployment

<excerpt> For more information, please refer to the whitepaper Microsoft SQL Server PowerPivot Planning and Deployment Executive Summary Microsoft® SQL Server® PowerPivot is an innovative data analysis technology that redefines how organizations of all kinds deliver and succeed with business intelligence (BI). The focus shifts from IT delivering corporate BI solutions toa managed BI collaboration…

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