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Welcome (back) to my new (old) site

Somewhere around 2013 I was so awed by Microsoft’s Office 365 offering that I went “all-in” and moved my website to the then-nascent platform. Earlier this year the powers-that-be “sunsetted” the public-facing website portion of that product, so here we … Continue reading

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MDX for Date Formatting

This is a simple MDX snippet, but it comes up often enough that I think it’s worth a blog entry. A frequent question that comes up is how to format dates for display in MDX, especially in the parameter boxes … Continue reading

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Business Intelligence Roundtable: Enrich your analytics with Open Data

Tuesdays topic was Business Intelligence Roundtable: Enrich your analytics with Open Data. Slide deck is posted here.

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Interesting social media experiment: Fast Company, the influence project

Interesting social media experiment: Fast Company, the influence project:

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June 15th, 2010 – ITA Roundtable slides

Slides are linked here. Topic was “late-breaking news from the MS BI Conference”

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Microsoft Business Intelligence Conference Recap – Day 1

Well, the grandiose plan was to blog each session as they happened, but between keeping my existing clients happy and keeping up with all the events of TechEd/MSBIC, that did not happen. I was really on the fence about attending … Continue reading

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#MSBIC Keynote

Ted KummertMS Uses BI to ship, track defects. Recollection of BI Conference 2008 – the fairy tale. Managed self-service business intelligence. State of BI today 20% have BI. There are many things that end users should be able to solve … Continue reading

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TechEd Keynote – brief comments & impressions

I am keeping these brief on purpose – just my impressions in 5 sentences or less (I hope). Bob Muglia Cloud Apparently there is this thing called the cloud . . . Say it: ¬†Cloud, cloud, cloud, cloud. In the … Continue reading

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Creating great courseware

I was recently surveyed by Microsoft about the Microsoft Learning: Microsoft Certified Trainer program. One of the questions was about the Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC). I’ve been using MOC in one form or another for about 15 years. Although I was only answering a question in the moment, I … Continue reading

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